Sauquoit Edges Waterville Boys 57-55


In the theme of bittersweet Senior nights, Waterville's visit to Sauquoit was spoiled when the hosting Indians outscored WCS 15-7 in the fourth quarter to win 57-55 in their Senior Night Celebration.

Waterville’s Tyson Maxam scored the first basket of the game off a pass from Darren Johnson. Connor Marriott then finished a steal and Waterville was up 4-0.

SV made a layup and then a 3-pointer to take the lead. Maxam made another layup and Nathan Johnson got a defensive rebound.

SV blocked a shot and Johnson got a steal that led to Maxam assisting Cole Pearsall on a layup. WCS turned it over and Pearsall got a block before another WCS turnover led to Pearsall drawing a charge.

Waterville turned it over again and fouled the shooter for two free throws. Pearsall made a layup off a pass from Johnson and after a Sauquoit charge, Waterville turned it over.

Sauquoit drew a foul and made the free throw. Maxam got a steal after another WCS miss and made one technical free throw. Pearsall got the offensive rebound and Darren Johnson made a layup, getting Maxam an assist.

Maxam made another free throw and Nathan Johnson got a steal to end the first quarter with Waterville winning 14-11.

Darren Johnson got a steal to start the second quarter and two offensive rebounds in a row before Nathan Johnson got another offensive rebound and putback to extend the lead. Maxam made a double clutch layup and was fouled and made the free throw.

Marriott got a steal and passed it ahead to Maxam, who hit Pearsall for the layup. Maxam got a steal and assisted Marriott on a layup. Pearsall stole the ball and finished it and Maxam stole…

The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper.