Boys Varsity Basketball VS. Wilbraham & Monson | W 68-66

December 19, 2016

Gould Boys Varsity Basketball VS. Wilbraham and Monson | Win 68-66

Date of Game: December 17, 2016
Location: St. Andrew’s Holiday Classic
Final Score:  Gould 68 – Wilbraham and Monson 66

The Gould Huskies matched up with the Wilbraham and Monson Titans on Saturday in the second game of a back to back at the St. Andrew’s Holiday Classic in Barrington, Rhode Island.  The game went back and forth exchanging baskets and leads.  The game of runs started with the hot shooting of George Papas ’17 of Gould.  He continued to convert layups and field goals from deep to give the Huskies a lead early.  He finished the game with 26 points.

The Titans matched up with Gould well with tough guard play from Chris Childs ’18 and Miles Lester ’17.  Their 17 points and 12 points, respectively, helped to climb back into the game and eventually take a double digit lead late.  

With just over four minutes to go in the contest the Titans led the Huskies by 13 points.  After a timeout and defensive adjustment Gould looked to climb back into the game.  Defensive stops from Forward Brendan Hyde ’18 and Guard Skyler Nash ’17 (15 points) led to Husky points on the other end, tying the game in the last minute.

Wilbraham and Monson had the ball with the clock running down and just missed a field goal that could have won the game with 5 seconds to go.  Jahbril Price-Noel ’18 (18 points) cleaned up the defensive rebound for Gould and drove the ball the length of the court to complete the layup on the right side as the buzzer sounded.  Gould wins 68-66.  The Huskies take the win and momentum with them into the Winter Break with a 4-4 record in the NEPSAC AA League.

Gould Key Players:

  • George Papas ’17 – 26 pts
  • Jahbril Price-Noel ’18 – 18 pts
  • Skyler Nash ’17 – 15 pts

Wilbraham and Monson’s Key Players:

  • Chris Childs ’18 – 17 pts
  • Miles Lester ’17  – 12 pts

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