Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Baude leads Hampden-Bangor Unified basketball to victory over Bucksport

HAMPDEN - Tuesday afternoon at The Stable inside Hampden Academy, Jaron Baude scored a game high 22 points to lead the Hampden-Bangor Broncos to a 50-44 win over Bucksport in a Unified Basketball contest.

Hampden's Jaron Baude (20) lofts up a shot during the second half of a Unified basketball game at Hampden Academy on Tuesday afternoon. Defending for Bucksport is Jacob Pyles (32) and Sadie Lanpher. Hampden won the game 50-44. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Monday, February 25, 2019

Presque Isle repeats as Glenburn Rec 3rd-4th grade girls tournament champions

GLENBURN - The Presque Isle 3rd-4th grade girls overcame a 4-point loss on Saturday to the China team by rolling to a 28-13 victory over the HERicanes on Sunday night to win the 2019 Glenburn Rec tournament for the second consecutive year.

 Presque Isle's Blayne Tardif (0) goes hard to the basket while being chased by two China defenders during the Glenburn Rec 3rd-4th grade tournament Championship game on Sunday night at the Glenburn School. Presque Isle won the game 28-13. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Glenburn Rec 3rd and 4th grade girls basketball tourney gets underway

GLENBURN - Saturday morning at the Glenburn Elementary School, the Glenburn Rec's 3rd-4th grade girls basketball tournament began. The 8-team tournament is pool play on Saturday (eight games), and Sunday morning into early afternoon (four games) to determine the teams involved in the single elimination rounds. Participating teams include Houlton, China, Presque Isle, and Ellsworth in Pool A. Foxcroft, Orono, Lawrence, and host team Glenburn make up the Pool B division.

The Glenburn Chargers were host of a 3rd-4th grade girls basketball tournament on Saturday at the Glenburn School. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In the first game of the day, Presque Isle used a 9-4 second quarter to pull away from Ellsworth on their way to a 27-11 victory. They led 15-8 at the half, and out scored Ellsworth 12-3 over the second half.

Blayne Tardif scored a game high 12 points to lead Presque Isle, while Lenora Curtis added six points and Emily Collins scored five points. Scoring for Ellsworth was Caleigh Trenholm with seven points and both Ella Watson and Camryn Clough with two points each.

Presque Isle topped Ellsworth 27-11 in the opening game of the 3rd-4th grade tournament. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In game two, the host team Glenburn led 6-4 after the first quarter, but Foxcroft took the lead with an 11-3 second quarter for a 15-9 half time score. The Chargers were unable to make up the deficit as the Ponies went on to a 23-17 win.

Foxcroft picked up a 23-17 win over Glenburn in the second game of the tournament on Saturday morning. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Allie Cook topped all scorers with 19 points to lead Foxcroft, while Payson Hall and Kendall Killiam each chipped in with two points. Glenburn got eight points from Eve Wiles and five points from Mallory Lausier. Abby Folsom and Emily Caulkins each scored two points.

The China HERicanes opened game three with an 11-0 first quarter to help propel them to a 28-12 win over the Houlton Shiretowners.

The China HERicanes defeated Houlton 28-12 in game three of the Glenburn Rec's 3rd-4th grade girls tournament. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

China was led in scoring by Kelsie Dunn with a game high 14 points and Olivia Childs with eight points. Scoring for Houlton was Marissa Barton with a team high eight points, and both Reagan Wright and Allison Worthly with two points each.

In the fourth game of the tournament, Lawrence opened with a 12-1 first quarter and put the game away with a 7-0 second quarter for a 19-1 halftime lead. Lawrence had the edge in the second half with a 10-8 score for a 29-9 victory over Orono.

Lawrence cruised to a 29-9 victory over Orono in the fourth game of the day. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Jaycee Elkins and Addison Lambert each scored six points to pace Lawrence, while Izzy Drake and Harper Lawrence both added four points. Lila Ouellette provided all the scoring for Orono with a game high nine points.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Ellsworth cruises to Glenburn Rec's 5th/6th grade girls tournament championship

GLENBURN - Sunday night in Glenburn, the Ellsworth Downeast Family Y (DEFY) girls remained undefeated as they cruised to a 51-13 victory over Hampden to claim the 2019 Glenburn Rec 5th/6th grade girls tournament championship at the Glenburn School.

The Ellsworth girls pose for a photo after winning the Glenburn Rec's 5th-6th grade girls basketball tournament on Sunday. Ellsworth defeated Hampden 51-13 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Glenburn Rec tournaments hit the ground running with girls 5/6 tourney

GLENBURN - The annual Glenburn Rec tournaments got underway Saturday morning with the 5th/6th grade girls. This double elimination, 9-team tournament includes teams from Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Nokomis (Newport), Dexter, Hampden, Lawrence (Fairfield), Presque Isle (2 teams), and host team Glenburn.

The Glenburn Rec opened their annual tournaments on Saturday with the 5th/6th grade girls tournament. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Milford girls overcome half time deficit to win PVML "A" Division Championship

HAMPDEN - After winning two regular season games, it looked like the girls from Dr. Lewis S. Libby school in Milford might not make it a clean sweep over the Lady Chargers from Glenburn after trailing by six points at half time. Milford was able to out score Glenburn 22-13 over the second half to come away with a 40-37 victory to win the Penobscot Valley Middle League girls "A" division championship at The Stable inside Hampden Academy on Tuesday night.

Milford's Gabby Cody (with ball) clears out a rebound during the girls PVML "A" Division championship game in Hampden on Tuesday. Milford defeated Glenburn 40-37 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Nadeau, Czapiga spark Holbrook to PVML "A" Division Championship

HAMPDEN - Tuesday night at The Stable inside Hampden Academy, Evan Nadeau and Andy Czapiga each scored in double digits to help spark the Red Devils to a 50-41 victory over the Orono Red Riots to claim the 2018-19 Penobscot Valley Middle League boys "A" Division Championship.

Holbrook's Evan Nadeau (14) looks to make a move on Orono defenders Pierce Walston (4) and Ellis Spaulding during the first half of a PVML championship game in Hampden Tuesday. Holbrook won the game 50-41. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)