Video: Hopkinton Hillers Boys Basketball Clinches Playoff Spot with Win Over Norton

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On February 5th, the 9 and 5 Hiller Boys were just 1 win away from clinching a playoff spot when they battled Norton this past Tuesday. After leading 10-8 heading into the 2nd quarter, the Hillers put up a whopping 23 points in the 2nd quarter to outscore the Lancers 23-12. Brendan Kelly and McCallum Lind each contributed a pair of field goals in the quarter. Hillers led 33-20 at the half.

Norton got a few points back in the 3rd quarter outscoring Hopkinton 15-10 but in the end, the Hillers prooved too much to handle for the Lancers as they netted another 19 points in the 4th quarter and took the game 62-52. It was a great team win, the Hillers had 9 different point scorers. McCallum Lind led the way with 12 points, Brendan Kelly dropped 10 and Ryan Kester and Michael Poovakad each chipped in with 9 points. The Hillers officially clinch a playoff spot as they improve to 10 and 5 on the season with the victory. View Highlights below including a slam by Elan Rosen!