U-32 girls’ hoop nips Eagles in final seconds
EAST MONTPELIER — The Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team lost a lead in the final seconds and fell to host U-32 on Thursday, 29-27.
U-32’s Payton Gariboldi’s basket scored to tie the game with five seconds left, and then Casey Flye stole the inbounds pass and set up Rachel Lawson for the winning basket.
Lawson scored 10 points to lead the Raiders, and Chloe Johnston scored nine to pace Mount Abe in the Eagles’ opener.
Mount Abe will host Otter Valley on Tuesday.
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As the truism goes, strong defense and rebounding typically wins basketball games.