Glenburn boys edge Wagner in middle school action

GLENBURN - Tuesday afternoon at the Glenburn School, the Chargers held off a late rally by the Samuel L. Wagner of Winterport boys to pull off a 37-35 victory in middle school action.

Glenburn's Andrew Day goes up for a shot during the first half of a middle school game in Glenburn on Tuesday. Glenburn defeated Wagner 37-35 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Wagner took a 10-8 first quarter lead, but Glenburn jumped out to an 8-0 second quarter and out scored Wagner 15-6 in the period to take a 23-16 half time lead.

Glenburn's Andrew Baker looks to move the ball during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

After Wagner opened the third quarter on a 6-0 run, Glenburn closed the period on a 6-2 run of their own to hold a 29-24 lead heading into the final period.

A 6-1 Wagner run ties the game at 30-30 with 2:47 left in the game, but the Chargers would pull out to a 4-point lead with 1:35 remaining. Glenburn was able to hold off a 4-2 Wagner rally in the closing seconds to pick up the two point victory.

Wagner's Sam Burnham (24) reaches to strip away the ball from Glenburn's Jack Commeau. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Glenburn was led in scoring by Andrew Baker with a game high 13 points. Allen Wheaton scored seven and Reese Kenney added six points. Andrew Day had five points, Evan Peete scored four, and Jack Commeau chipped in with two points.

The Chargers had two 3-point baskets, one each from Baker and Wheaton, and they went just 5-for-15 (33 percent) from the free throw line.

Glenburn's Connor Simcox (32) puts up a shot during the fourth quarter. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Garrett Davis topped Wagner in scoring with 12 points. Sam Burnham added eight points, Kylar Deroche scored seven, and Adam Pinkos had six points. Rylan Sokoleski chipped in with two points. They went 1-for-2 from the charity stripe.

 Glenburn's Evan Peete puts up a shot from the corner. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

WAGNER       10 6 8 11 -- 35
GLENBURN    8 15 6 8 -- 37


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