Penobscot Valley Middle League "B" quarterfinals in the books

GLENBURN - Saturday morning at the Glenburn Community School, the Penobscot Valley Middle League "B" team tournament quarterfinals got underway for both the boys and girls divisions. In the boys division, the teams are ranked as follows: No. 1 Holbrook, No. 2 Orrington, No. 3 Caravel, No. 4 Glenburn, No. 5 Orono, No. 6 Wagner, No. 7 Milford. The seedings for the girls division is No. 1 Orrington, No. 2 Holbrook, No. 3 Wagner, No. 4 Caravel, No. 5 Orono, and No. 6 Glenburn.


Glenburn's Tony Bisson (center) begins his drive to the basket during the opening game of the PVML tournament in Glenburn on Saturday. Glenburn defeated Orono 24-18 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 Click Here to view the photos from the Glenburn vs Orono boys game

In the opening game, Orono held Glenburn scoreless in the first quarter for an 8-0 lead. The Chargers turned things around in the second quarter, out scoring the Red Riots 11-4 to make it a 12-11 game at half time. Glenburn out scored Orono 13-6 over the second half for the win. Over the final three periods of the game, Glenburn's Tony Bisson out scored the entire Orono team as he knocked down 13 points (Orono scored 10) to highlight the Chargers comeback.

ORONO        8 4 2 4 -- 18
GLENBURN 0 11 8 5 -- 24

 Glenburn's Pierson Schools is all smiles as he brings the ball across mid court. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Caravel girls led Orono 6-4 at half time and 8-7 through three quarters. In the final period, Orono's Cloey Smith scored five of the Red Riots seven points to lead the team to a come from behind 14-12 victory. 

ORONO     2 2 3 7 -- 14
CARAVEL 2 4 2 4 -- 12

Orono's Cloey Smith (center) sets to put up a foul shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

              Caravel's Abby Heathcote brings the ball across mid court. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In the No. 3 vs No. 6 boys match up, Caravel proved to be no match for the boys from Wagner school. After a modest 8-6 first quarter lead by Caravel, the Bobcats put the game away in the second quarter with a 19-4 score good for a 27-10 half time lead. They went on to out score the Clippers 20-14 over the second half for a 47-24 victory. 

WAGNER   6 4 2 12 -- 24
CARAVEL  8 19 12 8 -- 47

Caravel's Mason Rautiola (right) looks to the basket prior to attempting a shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

    Wagner's Alexander Carlisle waits on the ball before taking a foul shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Glenburn was able to stay with Wagner in the first quarter (6-5) of the No. 3 vs No. 6 girls game, but the Lady Clippers pulled away over the second and third quarters out scoring Glenburn 12-1 on their way to a 21-8 victory.

GLENBURN  5 1 0 2 --  8
WAGNER       6 6 6 3 -- 21

  Wagner's Caitlyn Murphy (13) reaches in to try and strip the ball from a Glenburn player. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

 Glenburn's Alyssa Dempsey (41) gets on the floor and gains possession of a loose ball. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


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