White Mountains cruises past Raymond in 1st round

Kasen Smith poured in 6 threes, including four in the first quarter, en route to 20 points as he led #6 White Mountains past #11 Raymond, 68-47, on Tuesday night in first round action of the NHIAA Division III Boys Basketball State Tournament.

The Spartans advance to the quarterfinal round where they will take on #3 Mascoma Valley on Friday.

Trevor Armstrong (12), Avery Woodburn (10) and Aiden Whipple (10) all netted double-digits as well for White Mountains. The Rams were paced led by 18 points from Caden Claytor and 14 from Dre Duffaut.

Raymond’s season comes to a close with an 8-10 record.

Check out the full photo gallery by Jeff Criss of Perfect Photos, Shirley Nickles & Hannah Smith…