3-Point Barrage Sinks Massasoit Men’s Basketball

3-Point Barrage Sinks Massasoit Men’s Basketball

BROCKTON, Mass. ---- Northern Essex knocked down 18 3-pointers, 13 coming in the first half, to top the Massasoit men's basketball team 84-77 on Thursday night.

Massasoit fell to 9-11 despite 50 points coming from the combo of Paul Bentley (Bloomfield, Conn.) and Myles Dias (Carver). Bentley finished with 27 points and Dias netted 23 for the Warriors.

Danny Longmore (Bloomfield, Conn.) also reached double figures, scoring 14 off the bench along with seven rebounds. M'Kenzi Ryan (Brockton) topped the Warriors with 11 boards.

Northern Essex (16-9) could not miss in the first half, making 13 3s to own a 46-40 cushion at the break.

Dominic Dar led the Knights with 21 points, featuring five treys. Matt Jameson added 18 points, including a trio of shots from downtown.

The Warriors host Dean College on Tuesday at 8 p.m.