Wild start to Glenburn Rec 3/4 girls tournament

GLENBURN - Saturday morning, with a packed gymnasium, the Glenburn Rec opened their 3rd-4th grade girls basketball tournament to a wild start for the week-end. The first two games of the day went to overtime,game one was decided by sudden death in the third overtime and game two was won in the first overtime period.

 Old Town's Madison Sinclair (with ball) is closely guarded by a Bangor defender during the opening game of the Glenburn Rec 3rd/4th grade girls tournament on Saturday. Bangor won the game 10-9 in three overtimes. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Bangor and Old Town opened the tournament, and it took three overtime periods before Bangor captured a 10-9 win in the sudden death third overtime.

Bangor's Quinn Andrews takes an in-bounds pass and prepares to head up court. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Quinn  Andrews topped all scorers with seven points to lead Bangor. Also scoring was Georgianna Stephenson with two points and Moriah Emerson with one point.

Madison Sinclair topped Old Town in scoring with five points. Olivia Ketch and Calie Soderberg each added two points.

Hampden's Mabel Hawkes (left) tries to keep the ball from being stolen by an MDI defender. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In the second game of the day, Hampden looked like they might roll past MDI as they opened the game with a 6-0 first quarter. MDI battled back in the second quarter out scoring the Broncos 7-3 to make it a 9-7 Hampden lead at the half. MDI out scored Hampden 10-8 over the second half to force the game into overtime ties at 17-17. MDI went on to knock down threee free throws and hold Hampden scoreless in the overtime for a 20-17 win.

MDI's Ella Watson (30) looks to pass the ball as Hampden's Khloe Watson defends. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Kemy Cistone topped all scorers with eight points to lead MDI. Lillanna Hanf and Ella Watson each added four points. Hampden was led in scoring by Quinn Bennett with five points, Mabel Hawkes with four, and Khloe Watson also with four points

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Five Town's Carly Fitzpatrick (20) sets herself to take a shot as Winslow's Natalie Hussey moves in to defend. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

After a 2-2 first quarter score, Five Town made it very clear that game three would not go to overtime as the two games before them did. Five Town put the game away with a  second quarter on their way to a 24-9 win over Winslow.

Leading Five Town in scoring was Sienna Lee with a game high seven points , Gabby Martin with six points, and catherine Leadbetter with five points.

Winslow's Baily Richard (20) drives by Five Town's Sienna Lee. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Winslow was led in scoring by Natalie Hussey with four points, Eva Pinnette with three points, and Baily Richard with two points.

In the fourth game of the day, it was a total team effort for Gardiner. Nine of the 10 players on the team scored as they cruised past Houlton 32-10.

Gardiner's Alyvia Cleary looks to make an in-bounds pass. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Molly Takatsu scored  points, Alyvia Cleary had six points, and Paige Ricker scored four points to top Gardiner in scoring. Six other players scored two points each.

Houlton's Emily Hagan (1) looks to get off a shot over Gardiner defender Paige Ricker.
 (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Providing the scoring for Houlton was Marissa Barton with eight points and Ali Bell with two points.


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