Thetford, Williamstown boys pick up semifinal victories

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No. 1 Williamstown and No. 3 Thetford snagged wins in Barre Auditorium on Thursday night to advance to the Division III boys’ basketball final.

The top-seeded Blue Devils took to the court against No. 4 Peoples Academy, and both squads exchanged leads for much of the first three quarters.

In the last minute of the third, Williamstown regained the lead, and kept it for the rest of the way en route to the 48-36 win.

The second contest featured No. 2 Hazen and No. 3 Thetford Academy in a rematch of a 2018 quarterfinal contest that Thetford won 63-44.

In this semifinal, the Panthers opened scoring just ten minutes in and stayed ahead for the rest of the contest on the way to a 49-41 victory.

Williamstown and Thetford will face each other in Barre Auditorium on Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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