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.