BOLTON — Hudson broke open a close game with a 19-7 run to close the first half, en route to a 52-31 win over Bromfield in Nashoba Summer Basketball League action on Wednesday night.
Guard Chad Dyer enjoyed a spectacular game in leading Hudson, finishing with 25 points, including a pair of three-pointers. He scored points in a variety of manners, including a number of baskets at the front end of Hudson’s fast break.
Hugo Al-Homsi played well and kept Bromfield in the game for much of the first half, finishing with 18 points and four rebounds. He had three of Bromfield’s four three-pointers in the contest.
Bromfield got off to a quick start as Al-Homsi buried a three-pointer and followed by scoring on a drive to build a 5-0 lead, but Hudson bounced right back with a three-pointer and a drive by Dyer to tie the game at 5-5.
The lead changed hands three times over the next four minutes, but the teams ended up playing on even terms. When Bromfield’s Kevin Molinaro connected on a free throw, the game was tied at 12-12 with 10:30 remaining in the first half.
Hudson tightened up their defense and took control of the game by scoring the next 12 points, including seven by Dyer to open up a 24-12 lead. Hudson did a solid job of getting their transition game into gear during the decisive run, taking advantage of some costly Bromfield turnovers and turning them into easy points.
Al-Homsi broke the momentum by finishing off a drive, but Dyer answered right back with a conventional three-point play to make it 27-14.
Al-Homsi buried a three-pointer to draw Bromfield to within ten points, but Hudson scored four of the final six points in the half to take a 31-19 lead to intermission.
Any thoughts of a Bromfield comeback were dashed early in the second half when Hudson scored then of the first 12 points to extend the lead to 20 at 41-21.
Jon Fricchione (six points, nine rebounds, two steals) drained a three-pointer for Bromfield to make it 41-24, but they would never get any closer the rest of the way.
Molinaro finished with three points and two rebounds for Bromfield, while Jake Lurvey (four rebounds) and Cody Osgood (three rebounds) each added two points.
Jamie Scovill scored six points and hauled down seven rebounds for Hudson, while James Reed finished with seven points, three rebounds and two steals.
Bromfield owned a 26-23 edge off the boards in the contest, including ten at the offensive end.