Conant boys cruise into D-III quarterfinals
The No. 2 seeded Conant boys basketball team dominated its Division III preliminary round contest with 18th ranked Monadnock on Thursday with a 70-34 victory.
The win advances the Orioles (18-1) into the quarterfinals on Saturday where they will host No. 7 Somersworth at 7 p.m. Somersworth defeated Prospect Mountain 43-42 on Thursday.
Senior Devin Springfield scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting with six rebounds and four steals.
Junior Robert O’Brien added 12 and senior Jake Carlson chipped in nine points to go along with seven assists. Junior Eli Hodgson had a team best nine rebounds and Nick Panagiotes scored 13 off the bench.
The winner of Saturday’s contest will advance to Tuesday’s D-III semifinals at Southern New Hampshire University.