Freeport gets 2nd victory
GRAY — The Freeport High School boys basketball team earned its second win (2-10) with a 63-58 Western Maine Conference victory on Saturday over Gray-New Gloucester.
Mitch Loeman had a gamehigh 26 points for the Falcons, with Josh Weirich adding 16 points and Chandler Birmingham nine. Freeport, which led 23-14, 36-28 and 53-38 at the quarter breaks, were 14 of 20 at the line.
The 2-10 Patriots drew within three points, 61-58, with one minute remaining, but Loeman made two free throws to end it.
“It felt great to have some success, and for the kids to see how their hard work is paying off,” said Freeport coach Matt Cook, whose squad hosts Poland tonight at 7 p.m.
Will Schafer led the Patriots with 20 points, with Sean Sedjro adding 15 and Austin Keenan 14. The hosts finished five of eight at the charity stripe.
Wells pulled away in the second half for a WMC victory over the visiting Falcons on Friday.
Jake Moody had 25 points to pace the 8-5 victors, while Dylan Stevens added 14 points and Zach Zeshases 13. The Warriors were 14 of 21 at the foul line.
Freeport trailed 11-5 after a quarter, but pulled within three points, 26-23 at the half.
“We played well in the second quarter, with some good looks and solid free- throw shooting,” said Cook, whose team was 18 of 22 at the charity stripe.
Wells outscored the Falcons 21-12 in the third quarter for a 47-35 lead.
Loeman paced the Falcons with 19 points, while Weirich had 13.