Glenburn boys breeze past Milford

GLENBURN - It took a quarter to get the tempo rolling, but the Glenburn Chargers broke open a first quarter tie to go on and cruise to a dominating 74-38 victory in a boys middle school game Thursday night at the Glenburn School.

 Glenburn's Luke Varney (00) puts up a shot good for two points during a middle school game on Thursday night in Glenburn. The Chargers defeated Milford 74-38. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

The Wildcats hung with Glenburn through the first quarter, which ended in a 10-10 tie, but the Chargers went on a 17-5 run to open the second period and led 27-15. Heading into the half time break, the Chargers built up a 38-19 lead.

 Glenburn's Hunter Hews puts up a shot during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

There would be no coming back for the Wildcats, as Glenburn started the third period on a 12-2 run and led 50-21 with 3:40 remaining in the quarter., The Chargers closed out the quarter with a 57-24 lead.

Luke Varney scored a game high 18 points, Cayman Zephir added 13 points, and Andrew Baker scored 10 points to lead the Chargers. Hunter Hews scored seven, Andrew Seile added six, and Evan Pete had five points. Connor Glowa, Dana Crocker, and Jack Commeau each had four points. Tom Watson added two points, and Kurt Gross chipped in with one point.

 Glenburn's Cayman Zephir (center) puts up a shot in the middle of a crowd of Milford defenders. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Glenburn had seven 3-poiny baskets, three by Zephir and one each from Baker, Hews, Seile, and Pete. They went 7-for-12 (58%) from the free throw line.

 Glenburn's Andrew Baker put up a shot from just outside the arc. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

J. Cota (no first names provided by Milford) scored 11 points, and both B. LaFrancois and D. Soule had six points to pace the Wildcats in scoring.

Glenburn's Evan Pete puts up a 3-point basket late in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


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