Jr Warriors knock off Caribou to claim Glenburn Rec 3/4 boys tournament championship

GLENBURN - The Caribou Vike Tykes had no answer for the Jr Warriors Ace Flagg, as he posted double digit points and rebounds to help lead Newport to a 34-17 victory in the Glenburn Rec 3rd-4th grade boys basketball tournament on Sunday at the Glenburn School.

The Newport Jr Warriors pose for a photo after winning the Glenburn Rec 3/4 boys tournament championship on Sunday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Caribou was able to hang right with Newport through the first quarter, trailing just 10-9 at the buzzer. The Jr Warriors broke the game open in the second quarter out scoring Caribou 14-4 to take a 24-13 lead into the half time break.

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Newport stretched their lead to 15 points (28-13) in the third quarter, as they held Caribou scoreless in the low scoring 4-0 period. 

Flagg scored a game high 16 points to pace the Warriors, and Noah Toulouse added eight points. Dawson Townsend had six points, and Aiden Anderson had four points. Newport finished the tournament with a perfect 5-0 record.

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Brayden Brescia topped Caribou with 13 points. Carson Richards and Luke Beidelman both added two points. The loss was the only one of the tournament for Caribou, as they went 4-1 on the weekend. 

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In the earlier semifinal games, Caribou advanced with a 24-19 win over Hampden and Newport picked up a 29-21 win over Old Town.

 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Caribou held a slim 11-9 lead at half time, but an 8-0 third period stretched their lead to 10 points (19-9) heading into the final stanza. Brayden Brescia scored a game high 12 points and Luke Biedelman added six points to lead Caribou.

Hampden was led in scoring by Kaysem Wildman with seven points and Andy Henaghan with six points. 

  (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Old Town fell behind 10-2 in the first quarter and was never able to recover, despite out scoring Newport 13-7 in the final period.

Newport was led in scoring by Ace Flagg with 10 points and Dawson Townsend with nine points.

Kase Walston topped Old Town in scoring with nine points, and Scott Sockabasin added six points.


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