The Panthers outscored the host Spartans, 21-6, in the fourth quarter to break open a 35-35 game and earn their first win. Tyler Gaetz sparked the surge by scoring seven of his 14 points in the fourth quarter for Ayer-Shirley (1-3), while Ryan Richard scored five of his 14 points for the Panthers. Ryan Coulter added 10 points for Ayer-Shirley. Jon Steeks led the Spartans (0-3) with 10 points, while David Quaye added nine.
Ayer Shirley 56, Oakmont 41
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Ashburnham
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:11 a.m.