Eagles Finn Davis-Batt steals during a win over Mount Desert Island on December 19. Photo by Franklin Brown
The varsity boys outstanding 68-59 win against now-second-ranked Central on December 22 marked the team’s fourth straight win, bumping them to the fifth spot in the Class C rankings and a 4-3 record. The Eagles jumped to a quick lead in the first quarter and never let go, with balanced scoring from Taylor Schildroth (15), Finn Davis-Batt (13) and Jarrod Chase (11). The victory followed on the heels of an 84-76 win over Class B team Mount Desert Island on December 19, helped by successful free throws (13 of 16) in the fourth quarter. Kelsey Allen led scoring with 32 points and provided 7 assists and 7 rebounds. Jarrod Chase contributed 15 points. Taylor Schildroth had 10 points and 8 assists.
Cheer on the boys in a home game against Sumner on Monday, December 29. Tip off is 7 p.m.
At home and away, Mariners boys and girls fall to Searsport
On Saturday, December 20, the Deer Isle-Stonington girls suffered a 58-35 loss at Searsport, with Allyson Eaton leading the way for the Mariners with 14 points. Allison Cormier added 8. The girls are 2-3, with wins over Bucksport and Jonesport-Beals. They face Bangor Christian in an away game on Monday, December 22 at 5:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 7 p.m. And on Tuesday, December 23, they play the GSA Eagles at Blue Hill with a 7 p.m. tip-off.
The boys lost at home to Searsport the night before to the same team, in a game where they fell steadily behind each quarter for a final score of 66-32. Senior Jared Gove scored 7 points. The boys are now 2-5, with wins over Jonesport-Beals and Penobscot Valley.
Against MDI, Eagles boys win while girls fall
At home on December 20, the GSA varsity boys won 84-76 over Mount Desert Island, helped by strong shooting from the free throw line in the fourth quarter, making 13 of 16 foul shots. The Eagles were led by Kelsey Allen, who scored 32 points, 7 assists and 7 rebounds. Jarrod Chase contributed 15 points. Taylor Schildroth had 10 points and 8 assists. The boys stand at 3-3 and face Central in an away game on Monday, December 22 at 7 p.m.
The girls varsity team didn’t fare as well when they faced MDI in an away game on December 20, falling 62-32. The loss came on the heels of a 58-39 win over Searsport at home on December 18, with Morgan Dauk scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds. Alice Dillon scored 10 points, five rebounds and six assists, while freshman and JV/swing player Mazie Smallidge hauled ten rebounds. The girls are 3-2 and face Deer Isle-Stonington at home on Wednesday, December 23. Tip off is 7 p.m.
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The GSA Eagles rolled over the Mariners on December 17 at Deer Isle, jumping ahead to a quick lead and never letting go. Kelsey Allen led with 17 points, while Jarrod Chase scored 16. Jared Gove paced the Mariners with 9 for a final score of 77-32. The Mariners are 2-4 after …
The boys basketball team lost 59-34 at Bucksport on December 10. We played the first half pretty close, and only trailed 28-20 at the half. Bucksport was able to use their height inside and dominate us in the third period to put the game out of reach. Coach Brian Billings …
Coach Bill Case and the Eagles hold a time out against Bucksport. Photo by Franklin Brown
The Eagles lost at Piscataquis 41-26 on December 17 when the Pirates surged ahead in the second half, scoring 24 to GSA’s 10 points to clinch a 41-26 win. Morgan Dauk led with 15 pints, while Katrina Limeburner scored 7. The team is 2-1 with wins over Bucksport and Washington Academy. They face the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners at GSA on December 23. Tip off is 7 p.m. But first, they play Searsport at home on December 18 at 7 p.m.
The girls basketball team used an energetic third quarter to beat Bucksport 58-42. We were tied 20-20 at the half, and Coach Randy Shepard had us change our defense, and we played much more aggressively to outscore Bucksport 25-11 and have a 14 point lead after three quarters. By putting …
The Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners and Lady Mariners played the Golden Bucks at Bucksport on Wednesday, December 10, with different but equally decisive results. The girls won 58-43 powered by Megan Shepard 22 points. Allyson Eaton had 17.
The boys fell 59-34 with scoring spread among Kris Melanio, Jared Gove, Matt Duddy, Paul Zoephal, Etahn Shepard, Noah Davis and Mason Oliver.
Both teams are 1-2 less than two weeks into the season.