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Fritzson, Mukasa maturing into dynamic duo

Sharon’s Brian Mukasa (21) drives past Foxborough’s Mark Clagg (33) during the 58-46 win over Foxborough Tuesday.  The Eagles have soared now that Mukasa and Jimmy Fritzson (4, far left) learned to work together.
Sharon’s Brian Mukasa (21) drives past Foxborough’s Mark Clagg (33) during the 58-46 win over Foxborough Tuesday. The Eagles have soared now that Mukasa and Jimmy Fritzson (4, far left) learned to work together.Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe

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Sharon High has the highest-scoring duo in the Hockomock League, with cocaptains Jimmy Fritzson and Brian Mukasa teaming up for 39 points per game.

The pair of 5-foot-10 guards have learned to play well together, complementing each other’s games. But their bond did not come easily.

“As underclassmen . . . there weren’t enough basketballs for us,” acknowledged Mukasa, who is averaging 17 points per game.

After the Eagles failed to qualify for the state tournament two years ago, Mukasa and Fritzson changed their ways.

As Mukasa and Fritzson have learned to work together, the team has benefited.

The Eagles improved to 11-3, and 8-3 in the Hock’s Davenport Division, with a 58-46 win over Foxborough Tuesday night.

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