Martha's Vineyard boys travel basketball team splits playoffs

Top, from left: Assistant Coach Mike deBettencourt, Head Coach Chris Porterfield. Middle: Charlie Porterfield, Matteus Magri, Jack deBettencourt, Michael Mello. Bottom: Tobey Roberts, Cam Napior, Eamon Savard, Nate Story. Not shown: Assistant Coaches Chip Story and Chris Roberts. - Photo Courtesy of Chris Roberts

The 4th/5th grade boys basketball team finished up their Cape Hoops season on Saturday, Jan. 30, by splitting their two playoff games. In the first game, the boys overcame an early six-point deficit to win 35-26 versus Mashpee, getting revenge for a one-point loss during the regular season. A strong Middleboro team beat the MV boys 45-17 in the second game.