Huge Second Half by Brewer’s Ray Bessette Lifts Witches to Win 

Many basketball teams are at or around the halfway mark of their regular season. We’re starting to get a better picture of the teams to beat. In Class A, a great matchup that could send one school or another on a winning streak. Brewer hosting Lawrence.Before the game, Brewer head coach Ben Goodwin taking notes on the Bulldogs. Probably wrote something about Spencer Carey.He’s only a sophomore but he leads the team in scoring. Tonight he had a game-high 24 points.Brewer led 27-23 at the break. After that, it was the Ray Bessette show.The Brewer guard on fire tonight. End of the third, Bessette hits the runner for three at the buzzer. Brewer take the lead going into the fourth.From there, he systematically picked apart the Lawrence defense. Goes left, drives for the layup. Hits it and gets fouled. He would make the freebie. Witches up four.Next time down the floor. Bessette goes left again. This time finishes with a finger roll. All part of a 10-3 run by the Witches.Moments later, Bessette picks off the pass. Takes it all by himself. Hits off glass. Brewer up 58-51. 21 points for the senior.Bessette also getting his teammates involved. A perfect no-look pass to Zach Violette. Brewer picks up a huge win. They beat Lawrence 65-54. Both teams are now 5-4.