2017-03-10 / Sports

Westbrook 6th, Falmouth 5th, win Brunswick Recreation tournaments

The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department hosted the annual fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball tournaments.

Westbrook downed Brunswick in the sixth-grade title match, while Falmouth captured the fifth-grade championship.

Sixth-grade In the title match, Westbrook held off a Brunswick rally for a 28-27 victory.

Damen Chandler had 10 points in the win, while Julian Fuller added eight and Nicholas Manning six. Westbrook, which held quarter leads of 11-4, 17-10 and 22- 15, was 4-of-10 at the free throw line.

Brunswick was paced by 15 points from Thomas Harvey, including a pair of 3- pointers in the fourth quarter. Dalton Armstrong chipped in five points. Brunswick went 9-of-15 at the line.

Westbrook, 32-29

The champions opened the tournament by knocking off another Brunswick team, the Ballers, in a close affair.

The Ballers led 7-4 and 9-8 at the first two quarter breaks, but fell behind 20-17 through three.

Dominic Brunner had eight points for Westbrook, while Ryan Stone and Fuller each finished with six.

Diego Aguilar scored eight of his game-high 10 points in the fourth quarter for the Ballers, who also received seven points from Max Hamilton.

Medomak, 31-24

Medomak Valley built a big first-half lead and held on for a win over Cape Elizabeth.

Medomak led 13-5 and 15-6 at the first two quarter breaks. Cape Elizabeth rallied to 21-19 after three.

Jaiden Starr paced the win with 13 points, followed by five from Kevin Sincyr.

James Rickman picked up nine points for Cape, with eight coming from Antonio DellAquila.

Brunswick, 36-31

Brunswick opened tournament play with a win over Gray-New Gloucester.

The hosts trailed 10-6 after a quarter and 17-14 at the half, but used a 16-4 scoring advantage in the third quarter for a 30-21 lead.

Jarod Similien had eight points along with Brunswick teammate Armstrong, while Dalton Slater picked up six points.

Mikey Ryan had a big game for the Patriots, finishing with a game-high 18 points. Max Kenney chipped in 10 points.

Westbrook, 43-25

Westbrook punched its ticket to the title game with a win over Medomak Valley.

The victors held quarter leads of 14-6, 17-14 and 31-19.

Chandler paced the victory with 12 points, while Stone and Fuller split 16 points down the middle.

Sincyr led all scorers with 11 points in the Medomak setback.

Brunswick, 34-30

In a close game throughout, Brunswick moved into the championship by holding off Wells.

Tied at 18 at the intermission, Brunswick pulled ahead, 22-20, after three.

Harvey led the win with 14 points, while Matt Orlando chipped in seven and Slater five.

Hayden Bedell paced Wells with 14 points, while Michael Lewinski finished with eight.

Cape, 26-21

In a low-scoring consolation, Cape Elizabeth used a 9-2 spurt in the third quarter to down the Ballers.

DellAquila led balanced Cape with six points, followed by five from Will Fibich.

Aguilar had a game-high 10 points for the Ballers, who were 1-of-6 at the line.

Wells, 37-33

In the second consolation game, Wells out-scored Gray- New Gloucester, 6-2, in overtime for the win.

Caden Dufort scored three of his team-high 10 points in overtime, while Lewinski and Gavyn Petrie had seven points apiece for Wells.

Ryan and Kenney each scored 13 points for the Patriots.

Fifth-grade

Falmouth used a solid start to both halves for a 35- 25 victory over Wells in the title game.

Falmouth led 11-4, 16-10 and 29-14 at the quarter breaks.

Henry Stowell had eight points, Charlie Wollak seven and Brennan Rumpf six in the win. Falmouth was 6-of- 10 from the charity stripe.

Eli Roy paced Wells with eight points, while Brooks Fox had six. Wells was 1-of-2 at the line.

Westbrook, 32-31

Westbrook opened the tournament with a narrow win over the China Sharks.

China led throughout — 9- 8, 15-13 and 26-20 at the breaks. But, Westbrook outscored the Sharks, 12-5 in the fourth.

Lance Besinet had 12 points in the victory, while Jackson Young picked up seven.

Tristan Anderson led the Sharks with 11 points.

Falmouth, 37-16

Falmouth opened with a win over Messalonskee, using quarter leads of 12-4, 20-7 and 34-12 to pull away.

Chris Simond led the way with 11 points, including nine in the third quarter for Falmouth. Stowell chipped in eight points.

Jacob Moody had five points for Messalonskee.

Wells, 37-20

Wells cruised past Camden Hills.

Quarter leads of 14-4, 24-8 and 28-15 allowed Wells to pull away, led by 12 points from Roy and six from Keith Ramsey.

Liam O’Dwyer scored nine points for Camden.

Saco, 27-16

Saco jumped out to a 6-0 first-quarter lead and held off several Brunswick challenges for the opening-round win.

Cole Purvis and Josh Ney had five points apiece for Saco, while Adam Donovan added four.

Noah Johnson had a game-high 11 points for Brunswick, with Jonas McGrath adding five.

Saco was 8-of-18 at the free-throw line, while Brunswick went 2-of-6.

Falmouth, 50-28

Falmouth advanced to the title game by running past Westbrook.

Mikey Christiansen and Stowell led Falmouth with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Chris Simond had nine points, all in the first quarter, while Charlie Wollak added eight.

Besinet and Kevin Wood split 12 points for Westbrook.

Wells, 25-21

Wells pulled away in the third quarter in downing Saco in a semifinal.

Wells led 9-7 at the half, but out-scored Saco, 13-8, in the third for a 22-15 advantage.

Spencer Carpenter drained three treys to lead Wells with nine points.

Ney paced Saco with six points.

Messalonskee, 31-29

In a close consolation battle, Messalonskee edged past China.

Moody paced the win with eight points, followed by seven from Sam Dube.

Landon Lefebvre had eight points for the Sharks in the loss.

Brunswick, 24-21

Brunswick earned a consolation win, rallying past Camden Hills.

Johnson led all scorers with 14 points for Brunswick, which was 2-of-4 at the line. Milo Burns chipped in six points.

Alexander Todd had five points for Camden, which finished 7-of-18 at the charity stripe.

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