By MyFM's Jake Archer - The Hopedale High School boy’s basketball team’s season came to a halt with a 58-42 loss to Maynard in the Division 4 Central final game on Saturday at WPI. The top-seeded Blue Raiders could not stop third-seeded Maynard’s junior guard Corey Olivier for the third time this season and came up short for the third time.
Olivier was shooting the lights out from deep and dropped a game-high 19 points to push his team to victory. Senior Brian Espanet led the way for Hopedale with 16 points. It’s the second straight sectional title for Maynard. Hopedale’s season ends at 22-4 while Maynard (22-4) moves on to play Western Mass. Champions Hopkins Academy in the state semifinals on Tuesday at 4 at the DCU Center.