KUA loses to Vermont, 87-72.

Kimball Union boys basketball team traveled down to Saxton’s River to take on AA rival Vermont Academy. The KUA Wildcats put up a good fight but lost in the end, 87-72. Vermont jumped out to a 20-8 lead at the start but KU whittled that down to a 6 point deficit at the half, 42-36 behind Enoch Cheeks’ 20 first-half points. Vermont pushed the lead to double digits in the third quarter only to see the Wildcats fight back and make it a 7 point deficit with 3 minutes to play in the game. This was the closest KUA could muster as Vermont won in the end by 15. Will Engelhardt played a strong second half on the offensive end scoring 16 of his game total 22 pts. Cheeks ended the game with a team-high 24 pts. Mark Dolgin hit 4-8 from beyond the arc for 12pts for the game. The Wildcats return to action home on Saturday vs Wilbraham. Game time has been moved to earlier in the afternoon- a 1:30 pm start.
KUA  scoring:  Cheeks-24, Parker-8, Dolgin-12, Engelhardt-22, Jones-6
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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.