Sunday, January 13, 2019

Curry, Gallop lead Hermon 5/6A girls to quarterfinal win over Coastal Thunder

HERMON - Hope Curry and Brooke Gallop combined for 34 points to lead the No. 2 Lady Hawks to a 42-30 win over No. 7 Blue Hill in an Eastern Maine Basketball League quarterfinal playoff game in Hermon Sunday afternoon.

 Hermon's Hope Curry (32) looks to drive around some Blue Hill defenders during a playoff game in Hermon on Sunday. Hermon won the game 42-30. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


Monday, January 7, 2019

Gallup leads Hermon 5/6A girls to victory over Broncos

HERMON - Sunday morning at the Hermon Middle School, Brooke Gallup topped all scorers to lead the Hermon Hawks 5/6A girls to a 32-21 win over Hampden in their respective final regular season Eastern Maine Basketball League travel game heading into the playoff rounds. Hermon finished the regular season ranked No. 2 with an 8-2 record, while Hampden finished the regular season at 1-9 ranked No. 8.

Hermon's Brooke Gallup (42) looks to pass the ball during a 5/6A girls travel game in Hermon on Sunday. Hermon defeated Hampden 32-21 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Wiles last second basket gives 3/4 Lady Chargers a win

GLENBURN - Saturday afternoon at the Glenburn School, Eve Wiles scored in the closing seconds of the game to give the Glenburn Chargers a 23-22 win over Hampden in an Eastern Maine Travel Basketball league 3rd/4th grade girls game.

 Glenburn's Eve Wiles (center) looks for a way to the basket while surrounded by four Hampden defenders during a travel game in Glenburn on Saturday. The Chargers won the game 23-22. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


Saturday, December 22, 2018

Lausier sparks Hampden to win over Brewer

HAMPDEN - Bryce Lausier, joined by Kory Winch and Ross Webb, scored in double digits and led the Broncos to a 71-39 win over the Brewer Witches at The Stable inside Hampden Academy on Friday night. The Hampden win, their fifth of the season, was also the 250th win for Head Coach Russ Bartlett in his career.

 Hampden's Bryce Lausier looks to the basket as he drives for two points during the first of of a game in Hampden Friday night. The Broncos defeated Brewer 71-39 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


Donovan, Brillant lead Lady Broncos to victory over Brewer

HAMPDEN - Friday night at The Stable inside Hampden Academy, Bailey Donovan and Alydia Brillant combined to score 36 points as the Lady Broncos defeated the Brewer Witches 50-26 in a Class A North match up.

 Hampden's Bailey Donovan (left) looks to the basket while being defended by Brewer's Ashley Tanguay during a game at Hampden Academy Friday night. Hampden won the game 50-26. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


Thursday, December 13, 2018

Lady Red Riots pick up come from behind victory over John Bapst

ORONO - Wednesday night at Orono High School, the Lady Red Riots overcame a nine point deficit to start the fourth quarter and went on to pull out a 48-42 victory over the John Bapst Crusaders in a Class B north girls game.

 Orono's Lauren Melanson (center) puts up a shot between John Bapst defenders Jamie McQuarrie (left) and Lacey Scanlon (right) during the first half of a game in Orono Wednesday night. Orono won the game 48-42. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


Sunday, December 9, 2018

Donovan leads Lady Broncos to season opener victory

HAMPDEN - Hampden Academy's Bailey Donovan scored in double digits for the game, and led the Lady Broncos to a 50-37 victory over the Messalonskee Eagles in a girls basketball mutual season opener at The Stable on Saturday afternoon.

 Hampden Academy's Bailey Donovan (23) puts up a shot while being defended by Messalonskee's Gabrielle Werner (3) and Brooke Martin (33) during the second quarter of a game in Hampden on Saturday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


The Broncos allowed Messalonskee to stay in the game through the entire first three quarters. They led 15-14 at the end of the first period, and 25-23 at half time. Hampden out scored the Eagles 13-10 in the third period to take a 38-33 lead into the final eight minutes.

Hampden's Megan Deans (center) looks to the hoop before putting up a shot during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Hampden began pulling away from Messalonskee in the final period with an early 4-0 run to lead 42-33 with 6:10 left in the game. The Broncos extended their score by improving to an 8-0 run for a 46-33 lead with 3:20 to play. They would close out the period with a 12-4 score for the 13 point victory. Donovan scored six points in the final quarter, and the team went a perfect 6-for-6 from the foul line.

Hampden's Alydia Brillant brings the ball up the floor during the second half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Donovan scored a game high 18 points to lead the Lady Broncos in scoring, and Brillant added nine points. Sidney Hodgdon and Megan Deans each scored seven points, Camryn Bouchard had five points, and Amelia McLaughlin scored four.

Hampden had three 3-point baskets, one each from Brillant, Hodgdon, and Bouchard, and they went  13-for-18 from the charity stripe.

Messalonskee's Alyssa Genness (left) pulls away from Hampden's Sidney Hodgdon after grabbing a rebound. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Messalonskee was led in scoring by Emily Parent with 14 points and Gabrielle Werner with nine points. Bri Benecke added five points, Sarah Lowell scored four points, Grace Werner had three points, and Alyssa Genness chipped in with two points.

The Lady Eagles had five 3-point baskets, four by Parent and one by Ga. Werner, and they went 12-for-17 from the free throw line.

EAGLES  (0-1)   14  9 10  4 -- 37
BRONCOS (1-0) 15 10 13 12 -- 50



Friday, December 7, 2018

Small sparks Milford strong fourth quarter in win over Lady Chargers

GLENBURN - Olivia Small scored nine of her game high 15 points in the fourth quarter as the Milford Wildcats out scored the Glenburn Chargers 14-7 in the period to pull out a 47-40 win in a middle school girls basketball game at Glenburn on Thursday night.

 The Lewis Libby of Milford middle school girls picked up a 47-40 win over Glenburn on Thursday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)