Lady Broncos fall to Skowhegan to open season

Friday night at Hampden Academy, the Lady Broncos came up a little short falling to Skowhegan 42-38 in a mutual season opener.

Hampden freshman Alydia Brilliant (with ball) puts up a shot to score two of her team high 11 points. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Skowhegan took a lead early in the first quarter and never looked back. They held the lead 10-6 after the first quarter and 21-16 at half time, 32-28 after three quarters and closed out the final period with the four point advantage.

Leading Skowhegan in scoring was Annie Cooke with a game high 14 points. Alyssa Everett and Sydney Reed each scored seven points, Sydney Ames added six points, Emma Duffy scored five points, and Mariah Dunbar added three points.

Skowhegan's Annie Cook (center) pulls down a defensive rebound during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Alydia Brilliant topped Hampden Academy in scoring with 11 points in her first ever regular season high school game. Joining Brilliant in scoring for the Broncos was Bailey Donovan with nine points, Brooklyn Scott with seven points, Braylee Wildman had four points and Marissa Gilpin scored three points. Bella Soucy and Sophie Narofsky chipped in with two points each.

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 Hampden's Marissa Gilpin looks to pass the ball. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 Hampden's Cassidy Burke (left) looks for a team mate to pass to. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 Hampden's Brooklyn Scott (21) puts up a shot during the second quarter. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Hampden's Bailey Donovan (23) moves to the basket past Skowhegan's Annie Cooke. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

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