Hampden's Jaron Baude (20) lofts up a shot during the second half of a Unified basketball game at Hampden Academy on Tuesday afternoon. Defending for Bucksport is Jacob Pyles (32) and Sadie Lanpher. Hampden won the game 50-44. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Hampden entered the game as the No. 1 ranked team in the Unified Heal Point Standings, and Bucksport was ranked at No. 4.
The Broncos led 17-10 at the mid way point of the opening half, and with 6:50 left in the 20-minute period their lead was 21-14. Hampden led 25-20 at the half time break.
Hampden's Kyle Prim puts up a shot in front of Bucksport's Caleb Robidoux. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
In the second half, the Broncos opened with a 8-2 run to increase their lead to 11 points at 33-22 with 13:13 remaining in the game. Bucksport pulled to within eight points at 42-34 with five minutes left to play, and they out scored the Broncos 10-8 the rest of the way but ran out of time.
Hampden's Madison Mooers (13) sets to put up a shot during the first half as Bucksport's Sara Bos (30) defends. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Joining Baude in scoring for Hampden was Dana Faloon with six points, and Brianna Leneski, Kyle Prim, and Trevor Reed each added four points. Jonathan Richards, Madison Mooers, Mackay Cousins, Michael Samoluk, and Bobby Dudley each scored two points for the Broncos.
Bucksport's Jake Ames (35) looks to clear out a rebound. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)
Nick Johnson topped Bucksport in scoring with 18 points, and Zacary Hutchins added 10 points. Berleeann Bouchard scored six points, and both Jacob Pyles and Jake Ames had three points. Hank Austin and Justin Chambers each chipped in with two points.
BUCKSPORT (4-2) 20 - 24 -- 44
HAMPDEN (7-0) 25 - 25 -- 50