Hodgdon collects overtime win over Washburn

3 years ago

HODGDON, Maine — The shortened basketball season saw its first overtime game on Tuesday, Jan. 19, as the Hodgdon and Washburn boys needed an extra period to decide a winner.

After battling to a 47-47 stalemate at the end of regulation, the Hawks went on a scoring run to collect their first win of the year, 62-52.

Sophomore Walker Oliver continued his hot start to the year, pouring in 29 points for Hodgdon. Troy Hipsley added 14 points, while Oisin Gardiner chipped in eight; Drew Duttweiler, five; Caleb Nash, four; and Isaac Jurson, two.

For Washburn, Beckham Vaughn had a team-high 16 points. Aidan Churchill added 13 points, while Ben Turner had 11; Parker Corey, five; Mitchell Turner, four; and Derek Cruz, three.

Washburn led 14-11 at the end of the first quarter, but Hodgdon took a 28-17 lead at the halftime break and clung to a 38-33 edge after three stanzas.

Putting up a shot is Washburn’s Derek Cruz (left) while guarded by Hodgdon’s Walker Oliver during a Jan. 19 boys basketball game. Hodgdon won 62-52 in overtime. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

Lunging for the rebound is Hodgdon’s Drew Duttweiler during a Jan. 19 game against Washburn. Hodgdon won 62-52 in overtime. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

Washburn’s Ben Turner (right) takes the ball strong to the hoop during a Jan. 19 game against Hodgdon. Defending on the play is Hodgdon’s Isaac Jurson. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)