With Kevin Carney and Cam McCullough grabbing 5 rebounds each, the Dracut Boys 6th Grade Travel Basketball Team improved their record to 15-4 with a commanding 42-32 victory over Nashua. Though the Middies continue to struggle mightily at the charity stripe, they were able to take a 14-13 lead at halftime as every Dracut player recorded a rebound with both William Peters and Aise Pream pulling down 4 errant shots. Michael Patterson (7), Jeremy Gray (7), Mitchell Monette (5), Colby Manzueta (2) and Jovan Aigbekaen (2) scored for the Middies. Josh Hastie, Tyler Pacheco and Jaeden Hylton made steals against the Nighthawks.
Billerica Green 39
Mitchell Monette's (10 points) 5 clutch free throws in the last 1:30 of the game allowed the Dracut Boys 6th Grade Travel Basketball Team to beat Billerica Green 46-39. Cam McCullough's 17 points for the Middies helped avenge an early season loss to the Chiefs as Dracut led by 6 at the half. Billerica's outside shooting heated up and the Chiefs grabbed a 32-31 lead with the game staying close. Aise Pream (6), William Peters (4), Kevin Carney (3), Colby Manzueta (2), Jovan Aigbekaen (2), Josh Hastie (1) and Michael Patterson (1) scored points for the 16-4 Middies. Tyler Pacheco and Jaeden Hylton both had 2 steals with Jeremy Gray grabbing 4 rebounds.
A balanced offensive attack with improved free throw shooting permitted the Middies