Shorthanded Tigers survive at Pittsfield

Playing without their two top scorers (Shawn Murphy & Demery Hadges), shorthanded Farmington went on the road and defeated Pittfield, 53-45, on Wednesday night.

Farmington jumped out to an early 18-7 lead after one quarter and appeared to be on their way to an easy victory, but the host Panthers hung around and didn’t let the Tigers pull away. Farmington led 31-18 at the break, but Pittsfield outscored FHS 18-14 in the 3rd quarter and 9-8 in the 4th.

The Tigers were led by 21 points from Aiden Place, while the Panthers were paced by 19 points from Brayden Pelletier and 16 from Justin Rivera.

With the win, Farmington improves to 5-2 on the season, while Pittsfield falls to 0-5.

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