Milton vs Winooski 2-23-21 20.jpg

Players on Milton's Boys Varsity Basketball team get ready for match-up with Winooski on Feb. 23. 

MILTON — Milton’s playoff run came to an end on Saturday when the Yellow Jackets lost 43-55 against the Fair Haven Slaters.

Played in the Milton High School gymnasium on Saturday afternoon, the game was the Division II boys basketball quarterfinals.

Milton struggled to shut down Fair Haven’s Kohlby Murray, who scored 17 points in the opening quarter. Fouls and a strong Slaters defense caused the Yellow Jackets to score only two points in the second quarter. At halftime, the score was 15-29.

Top-scorers for Milton included Kyle Brown with 16 points, Brandon Dallas Jr. with 9 and Adam Bilodeau with 8.

For Fair Haven, Murray scored 31 points and Sawyer Ramey scored 13.

Though the Yellow Jackets closed their deficit to the single digits in the fourth quarter, the Slaters went 9 for 11 from the foul line, leading to victory.

Milton Boys Basketball ended its season 6-2. Fair Haven will move on to the DII semifinals and play the winner of tonight’s match-up between North Country and U-32.

Written By

Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.

|

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Thank you for taking part in our commenting section. We want this platform to be a safe and inclusive community where you can freely share ideas and opinions. Comments that are racist, hateful, sexist or attack others won’t be allowed. Just keep it clean. Do these things or you could be banned:

• Don’t name-call and attack other commenters. If you’d be in hot water for saying it in public, then don’t say it here.

• Don’t spam us.

• Don’t attack our journalists.

Let’s make this a platform that is educational, enjoyable and insightful.

Email questions to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

Share your opinion

Avatar

Join the conversation

Recommended for you