Hopkinton downs Newport, punches ticket to quarters

Abram Standefer pumped in 20 points to pace #5 Hopkinton past #12 Newport, 64-52, on Tuesday night in first round action of the NHIAA Division III Boys Basketball State Tournament.

The Hawks advance to the quarterfinal round where they will take on #4 Kearsarge on Friday night.

Kristof Cauley also netted double-figures with 15 for Hopkinton. The Tigers were led by a game-high 25 points Christian Forsyth and 12 from Aaron Fellows.

With the loss, Newport’s season comes to a close with an 8-11 record.

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