Glenburn boys claim 5/6 tournament championship

GLENBURN - Sunday evening at the Glenburn School, Brandon Butterfield and Reese Kenney scored in double digits and Andrew Day pulled down near double digits in rebounds to help the host Glenburn Chargers pick up a hard fought 39-33 win to claim the Glenburn Rec 5th/6th grade boys tournament championship over Foxcroft.


The Glenburn 5/6 boys won the Glenburn Rec tournament with a 39-33 victory over Foxcroft on Sunday night. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

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The Chargers fell behind Foxcroft 14-12 in the first quarter, out scored them 11-6 in the second quarter to take a 23-20 half time lead, and allowed Foxcroft to tie the game with a 6-3 third period as the two teams entered the final period tied at 26-26.

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

With 2:29 left in the game, Kenney scored to put Glenburn on top 32-28. A Foxcroft basket cut the lead for the Chargers to 32-30, but Day banked one off the backboard to put the Chargers up by four at 34-30 with under 1:30 left to play.

  (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Glenburn, over the next 65 seconds, scored five unanswered points to push their lead to 39-30 with 23 seconds left in the game. Foxcroft added a 3-point basket in the closing seconds but could not overcome the deficit built up by the Chargers.

  (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Butterfield scored six of his game high 18 points in the fourth quarter to spark the Chargers. Kenney also scored in double digits with 15 points, and Day scored four of his six game points in the final period.

  (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Glenburn had two 3-point baskets, both by Kenney, and they went 5-for-10 (50 percent) from the free throw line.

Cameron Chase led Foxcroft in scoring with 12 points, and Adam Crocker added nine points. Cameron Skomars had six points, Kholton Perry scored four, and Jackson Smith chipped in with two points.

Foxcroft had one 3-point basket by Crocker, and they went just 0-for-2 from the charity stripe.

The Glenburn Rec 2017 Champions of the 5/6 Boys tournament.  (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Team members of the Glenburn Chargers include Butterfield, Kenney, Day, Greg Baines, Connor Simcox, Ryan Guy, Tony Bison, and Adam Rosenberg.


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  1. Hi there! I'm wondering if there are photos available to purchase from all games over the weekend, or just from the championship game? Thanks so much!

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