Wolverines lose final basketball game to Roadrunners

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 6:00pm

Matt Chapman scored 14 points in the second half for the Wolverines but Mt. Abram won 73-46 at Salem in the final basketball game of the regular season Tuesday, Feb. 5.

Chapman finished with 16 points while Haiden Dunning and Chris Loyola had 11 and nine points, respectively. Dunning also grabbed six rebounds.

The Wolverines got off to a good start with Dunning, Loyola and Billy Pinkham all sinking three-point baskets. But when the buzzer sounded ending the first period, the Roadrunners were ahead 18-11.

Jack Deming netted a dozen points including a trifecta in the second period staking the Roadrunners to a 43-21 halftime advantage. Mt. Abram outscored Wiscasset 22-15 in the third period and was comfortably in front 65-36 headed into the final quarter.

Deming finished with 20 points. Nate Luce, who scored in every period, had a dozen points for the Roadrunners. Wiscasset made four of five foul shots while Mt. Abram was seven of 16 from the foul line.

The Roadrunners finished with a Mountain Valley Conference record of 7-11, good enough to place 11th in the Class C South standings. The top 12 teams advance to play in the post-season tournament.

Wiscasset Middle High School closed out the regular season with a a record of 1-17 and ranked 16th among 17 high schools. The team’s one victory came against the winless Carrabec Cobras in the season opener.