Martha’s Vineyard jayvee boys triumph in Scituate hoops tourney

Martha’s Vineyard jayvee boys triumph in Scituate hoops tourney

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The Vineyard jayvee boys basketball team was number one after winning the Scituate Jayvee and Freshmen Tournament on December 28.

The Vineyard jayvee boys basketball team matched the varsity girls during the holidays by winning the Scituate Jayvee and Freshmen Tournament.

In the championship game, Mike Mussell hit a three-pointer with 19 seconds left to give the Vineyard a 50-49 comeback win over Marshfield. The jayvees started in an 11-0 hole, but they closed out the first period with a 10-0 run. Tim Roberts had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Mike Mussell scored 14 and Matt Stone added 10.

M.V. upended Scituate in the opener, 56-39. Tim Roberts scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Matt Stone had 10 points. The Vineyarders used the press to stifle the Sailors, rolling to a 35-11 lead by halftime.