Mount Abe boys' hoop topples Missisquoi

BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ basketball team used a big second quarter to knock off visiting Missisquoi, 67-60 on Thursday. The result evened the Eagles’ record at 1-1.

Eagle Liam Kelliher scored nine of his team-high 18 points in the second period, during which Mount Abe outscored the T-Birds, 25-9, to take a 39-28 lead at the break. MVU fought back with an 18-8 third quarter, but Mount Abe held on despite some foul trouble.

Parker Hines (14 points) and Shain Sargent (10) also reached double figures in what Coach Martin Clark called a balanced scoring effort.

MVU’s Ethan Creuller led all scorers with 26 points.

The Eagles will visit Winooski on Monday and host Mill River on Wednesday, both at 7 p.m.

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