BOYS' BASKETBALL

Edward Little at Thornton Academy

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Edward Little 66, Thornton Academy 60

The Red Eddies (13-2) led by 16 points after one quarter and held on to beat the Golden Trojans (10-5) in a showdown of two of the top teams in Class AA in Saco.

Edward Little — paced by John Shea’s nine points, Pat Anthoine’s seven and Marshal Adams’ six — outscored Thornton 22-6 in the opening quarter. William Davies (24 points) scored all six of the Trojans’ points in the period.

The Red Eddies added two points to their lead in the second quarter, and led 37-18 at half, before the Trojans cut eight points off of the lead in the third and four more in the fourth.

Shea topped all scorers with 30 points, including 10-for-13 shooting at the free-throw line. Anthoine, who hit three 3-pointers and was 4 for 4 at the foul line, finished with 17, and Adams drained three treys and had nine points.

Davies made two 3s and was 8 of 9 at the charity stripe. Eleven of his 24 points were scored in the fourth quarter. Anthony Jones hit four 3s and added 18 points for Thornton Academy.

1234OT2OT3OT4OT5OTF
Edward Little 2215151466
Thornton Academy 613231860
INDIVIDUAL SCORING
EDWARD LITTLE (13-2)
SCORINGADDITIONAL STATS
Player2-FG3-FGFTPtsRebsAstsStlsBlks
Anthoine23417
Brooker0000
Adams0309
Shea1001030
Butchell0000
Sheikh2004
Monday0000
St. Laurent2026
Totals1661666
THORNTON ACADEMY (10-5)
SCORINGADDITIONAL STATS
Player2-FG3-FGFTPtsRebsAstsStlsBlks
Camire0044
Jones24218
Davies52824
Bowker0000
McLeer0000
Stinson1024
Marcus1046
Ruff2004
Totals1162060