DEER ISLE—The Mariner varsity girls and boys basketball teams faced up to Class C Bucksport on Thursday, December 17, and fell—but the girls redeemed their season with a win against Greenville two days later.
Allyson Eaton lead the Mariners with 15 in the 57-36 loss to Bucksport. Ashley Haskell chipped in seven, and Orly Vaughn six.
The boys lost to Bucksport by a wide 68-34 margin, with Ethan Shepard leading with 16 points.
It was a different picture on court when the Mariners hosted Greenville on Saturday, December 19, with the girls pulling out their first win of the season—by a 61-31 landslide.
The boys followed with a tense thriller that went right down to the wire before they lost 57-55.
Both teams stand at 1-5 for the season heading into a head-to-head against Bangor Christian on Wednesday, December 30, 5 p.m. for the girls and 6:30 p.m. for the boys.