Flyers Win in OT To Qualify For Post-Season Play

FRAMINGHAM – The Flyers and Peabody Tanners squared off on Sunday afternoon, with the winner earning a birth in the MIAA tournament.

The back and forth game was tied at 22 going into the half.

The Flyers got off to a slow start in the second half, falling behind by 9 in the 3rd quarter.

However, they stormed back in the 4th quarter. With less than 10 seconds left, Senior Victor Carrillo hit two free throws to tie the game.

The Flyers would get a defensive stop to send the game into overtime.

In overtime, the Flyers caught fire on both sides of the court, and would build an early lead.

Senior Matt Fonseca led the charge in overtime, scoring seven points including a three pointer.

The top overall scorer for Framingham was Victor Carrillo with 26 points, including 11 points in the 4th quarter and overtime.

Head coach Jason Gosselin was “very happy and very proud” of his team following the comeback win. “This is a very resilient group of kids. They stuck together through the whole game” he said. When asked what he thought the key to the win was, he credited his defense, saying “we were able to make stops when it counted, and that kept us in the game”.

The win clinches a spot in the MIAA tournament, as Framingham now has won 10 games this season.

The Flyers now have one more regular season game this week against North Attleborough.

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