Bangor ladies basketball sinks 12 3-pointers to cruise previous Hampden Academy
The Bangor Excessive Faculty ladies basketball staff managed to attain simply 30 factors in a 46-30 house loss to Class A South Brunswick on Saturday.
However Bangor regained its scoring contact on Wednesday night time towards Hampden Academy, pouring in 12 3-pointers on 20 makes an attempt to put up a 57-25 victory over the Broncos in a Class AA North contest on the Purple Barry Gymnasium.
Bangor, which had misplaced two of its earlier three video games and was held to below 35 factors in each, improved to 13-2 whereas Hampden fell to 8-7 and suffered its third straight loss.
Senior guard Cassidy Eire poured in 15 factors for the Rams courtesy of 5 3-pointers on seven makes an attempt.
Senior ahead Abbie Quinn added 13 factors, 10 rebounds, three steals and three blocked pictures. Carmen Maddix had eight factors off the bench, Taylor Coombs contributed seven factors and 5 rebounds and Emmie Streams dished out eight assists to go along with seven rebounds, three steals and a 3-pointer. Ayzlynn Gifford had six factors.
Hampden senior guard Bella McLaughlin, Class AA North’s main scorer coming into the sport at 20.3 factors per sport, was held to 10 factors because the Rams employed a box-and-one protection on her.
McLaughlin additionally had 4 rebounds.
Lucy Wiles had seven factors and 5 rebounds for the Broncos.
Bangor shot 20-for-40 from the ground in contrast with Hampden Academy’s 12-for-46. Hampden was 2-for-15 past the 3-point arc.
“We moved the ball very well,” Eire mentioned. “We received it into our put up and that opened up our pictures outdoors. Abbie did job towards their double-team beneath which opened up the surface.”
“Once we’re capable of get entry passes into the put up, individuals must sag down and that opens all the pieces up,” mentioned Bangor coach Jay Kemble. “Now we have plenty of high quality shooters and once we shoot with confidence, we’re going to be okay.”
Hampden Academy has had taking pictures troubles of late, averaging simply 33 factors in its three straight losses.
“We haven’t made pictures,” mentioned Hampden coach Nick Winchester. “Bangor hasn’t shot that nicely in a very long time however they actually shot the ball nicely at present.”
Winchester applauded Quinn and Eire’s efficiency.
“[Quinn’s] presence forces you to do issues to assist out on her and once you try this, different persons are vast open,” Winchester mentioned. “If they will knock down pictures, they’re a tricky match-up. Eire was improbable.”
Bangor took a 29-12 lead into the intermission. Hampden couldn’t get any nearer than 15 the remainder of the way in which.
Bangor was main 8-7 with a minute left within the first interval when two Quinn free throws and a Quinn basket beneath closed out the quarter.
Three-pointers by Gifford and Streams and a baseline leap shot by Coombs expanded the result in 20-7 earlier than McLauglin’s 3-pointer ended Bangor’s 12-0 run.
The Rams outscored Hampden Academy 9-2 to complete out the primary half.
Eire nailed a 3, Quinn scored inside, Coombs transformed a Streams go with a 10-foot jumper and Maddix hit a pair of free throws for Bangor.
A Grace Laster runner offered Hampden Academy’s solely factors throughout that span.
Hampden Academy will journey to Deering of Portland for a 7 p.m. sport on Thursday whereas Bangor will journey to South Paris to face Oxford Hills on Saturday at 3 p.m.