Old Town edges Hermon in Unified basketball
HERMON - Tuesday night at the Hawks Nest on the campus of Hermon High School, the Old Town Coyotes got 34 points from Chris Colson and managed to hold off Hermon in double overtime for a 71-69 unified basketball victory.
Old Town took a 32-30 first half lead, and held an eight point lead at 58-50 with six minutes left in the game. Hermon battled back and knotted the game at 62-62. The game wound up going into overtime, where the two teams finished tied once again at 69-69 forcing a second overtime. Old Town managed to keep the Hawks out of the hoop and held on for the 71-69 win.
Hermon's Daniel Bragg (left) looks to the basket before making a shot in front of Old Town defenders Jonny Pierson (5) and Brandon Lefrancois during a Unified basketball game at Hermon High School on Tuesday afternoon. Old Town won the game 71-69. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Old Town's Kyle Jones (41) looks to put up a shot over Hermon's Mike Magee. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Joining Colson (34) in leading the Coyotes in scoring was Brandon Lefrancois with 20 points and Jonny Pierson with 11 points.
Hermon was topped in scoring by Kristen Meek and Liz Mayhew with 12 points each, and Daniel Bragg with 11 points.
Hermon's Wyatt Dunton get a hand on the ball to grab a rebound. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Old Town's Jonny Pierson clears out the ball during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Hermon's Brendan St. Amand looks to pass the ball. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Hermon's Aspen Somers sets to put up a shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)