GSA varsity girls at 2-1after loss to Piscataquis

Coach Bill Case and his team

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.

DIS Mariners vs. Bucksport results

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.

The GSA varsity Lady Eagles vs. Bucksport results

Morgan Dauk

Morgan Dauk goes head -to-head against Buckspsort. Photo by Franklin Brown

Way to open the season! The GSA varsity Lady Eagles overpowered the Bucksport Golden Bucks at home on Thursday, December 11, jumping ahead in the first minutes of the game and never looking back. Megan Nowland, Morgan Dauk and Alice Dillon led socring for a final 50-42 win.

The boys are three games in and three games down after a 80-60 loss on Wednesday, December 10 to Washington Academy at home.

Competitive swimmers lie at core of yearling varsity team

Sophomore Maya Pelletier competes

In its second year competing at the varsity level, the George Stevens Academy Eagles swim team is a mix of veterans and inexperienced swimmers. “We’ve only had seven practices so we’re still feeling our way,” said Coach Don Driscoll. “We have a lot of freshmen who have never been involved …

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The Eagles varsity swim team meet

GSA swim meet

Photo by Franklin Brown

The Eagles varsity swim team held its first meet at the Ellsworth Down East Family YMCA on Friday, December 5. Above, Alyssa Chesney swims the women’s 100 yard breast stroke. Find out more on the season ahead for the GSA team, along with a team photo, schedule and roster, in this week’s sports section in The Weekly Packet and Island Ad-Vantages.