DEFY nearly doubles up Brewer in 7-8th grade travel hoops EMBL

BREWER – The second game of the day featured 7-8th grade boys from Brewer and Down East Family YMCA Travel. The Brewer boys were no match for the Down East boys falling 65-33.

Brewer's Issac Geaghan, left, puts up a shot over DEFY's Thomas Jude late in the game. DEFY won the game 65-33. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

DEFY held the lead 34-12 at the end of the first half and cruised to the win without much trouble as Brewer got off to a slow start and could not seem to find a flow for the game.

Scoring for DEFY was Chance Mercier with a game-high 21 points; Miles Palmer and Connor MacDonald 13 each; Thomas Jude six; Brandon Wyatt four; Hunter Bennet three each; and Hunter Boles two.

DEFY shot 3-of5 from the foul line and had three 3-point baskets, one each from Palmer, Bennet, and Mercier.

Brewer's Kyle Horr puts up a shot from the right side. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

For Brewer, there were five points missing out of the scoring column, so here is what is available. Tyler Wilkinson and Jake Perry had six each; Cole Harriman and unknown five each; Charles Bridges four; Steven Youngs three; and Kyle Horr and Braden Carr two each.

DEFY Travel ---34---31---65

Brewer's Braden Carr takes a 3-point shot during the second half Saturday. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)


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