WMHS basketball

Wiscasset boys lose at home to Mt. Valley

Posted:  Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 7:30am

On Friday, Dec. 15, the Wiscasset Wolverines lost to the Mountain Valley Eagles by a score of 73-18 in their second home game of the season.

This game seemed to be very difficult for Wiscasset to get involved in, offensively and defensively. The first half ended with a score of 32-11, with Mt. Valley seeming to easily get to the rim and land jump shots. The second half seemed to go worse than the first half, as Wiscasset was again outscored, this time with a score of 41-7.

Wiscasset’s recurring problems of making shots and keeping the ball under control seemed evident this game. Fortunately for the Wolverines, these are both problems that can be worked on as the season progresses. For Mt. Valley, the leading scorers were Keegan Davis with 15, Michael Pare with 10, and Hunter Ames with 8. Wiscasset’s scoring  was led by freshman Dylan Orr with 10 points; senior Ronald Drake had three, juniors Josh and Caleb Gabriele each had two, and sophomore Billy Pinkham had one.

Wiscasset struggled on free throws, going only three for 14 throughout the game. With this loss, Wiscasset fell to 0-3 while Mountain Valley improved to 2-1. Wiscasset’s next game is Tuesday, Dec. 19 at Oak Hill High School at 7 p.m.