McCue provides scoring spark in Hampden win

Posted Feb. 13, 2010, at 9:46 p.m.
Hampden's Jacob Moore, right, attempts to save the ball from going out of bounds as Brunswick's Garrett Erb, left, keeps clear  during 3rd period action Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Augusta Civic Center during Class A quarter finals.
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Hampden's Jacob Moore, right, attempts to save the ball from going out of bounds as Brunswick's Garrett Erb, left, keeps clear during 3rd period action Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Augusta Civic Center during Class A quarter finals. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT
Brunswick's John Williams, left, collides with Hampden's Brad Dolan,right as the two scramble for a loose ball during 2nd period action on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Augusta Civic Center during Class A quarter final action.
BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT
Brunswick's John Williams, left, collides with Hampden's Brad Dolan,right as the two scramble for a loose ball during 2nd period action on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Augusta Civic Center during Class A quarter final action. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT
Hampden's Noah Burditt (43) steals the ball from Brunswick's Rashon Edgerton, second from left, as Hampden's Brad Dolan, left and Brunswicks' Stephen Carter watch during class A quarter finals at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2010. Brewer defeated Brunswick 50-38. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT
Hampden's Noah Burditt (43) steals the ball from Brunswick's Rashon Edgerton, second from left, as Hampden's Brad Dolan, left and Brunswicks' Stephen Carter watch during class A quarter finals at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2010. Brewer defeated Brunswick 50-38. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT
Brunswick's Darrell Wilson (23) looks to pass the ball after skirting Hampden's defensemen, Noah Burditt, obscured by Wilson, and Bradford Hersey, right, during class A quarter final action on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Augusta Civic Center. Hampden won 50-38. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT
Brunswick's Darrell Wilson (23) looks to pass the ball after skirting Hampden's defensemen, Noah Burditt, obscured by Wilson, and Bradford Hersey, right, during class A quarter final action on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Augusta Civic Center. Hampden won 50-38. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT

AUGUSTA, Maine – Jacob Moore scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds as fourth-ranked Hampden Academy edged No. 5 Brunswick 50-38 in an Eastern Maine Class A boys basketball quarterfinal Saturday evening at the Augusta Civic Center.

Hampden (15-4) will play the winner of Saturday’s late quarterfinal between top-ranked Brewer and No. 8 Skowhegan in a regional semifinal on Wednesday evening.

Brunswick ends its season with a 16-3 record.

Center Noah Burditt added 13 points and 12 rebounds for Hampden, while Christian McCue came off the bench to score 13 points, 10 in the second half.

This game was close throughout, with Hampden taking the lead for good on back-to-back 3-pointers by McCue late in the third quarter.

Those shots gave the Broncos a 33-30 advantage, and while Brunswick stayed within 40-38 with 3:34 left, Hampden scored the game’s final 10 points, including four each fromMoore and McCue, to pull away.

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