Busline League Division II Small School Division basketball championships will be on the line Saturday, Feb. 6 at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle as four teams battle for supremacy.

In the boys final, No. 1 Thomaston Grammar School (11-0) will face No. 3 Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta (7-5) at 2 p.m., while in the girls championship, No. 1 Searsport (9-0) will play No. 2 St. George (7-2) at 4 p.m.

In Thursday’s boys semifinal playoff games, Thomaston bested No. 4 Bristol (5-6) 58-44 and GSB upset No. 2 Woolwich (6-4), score unavailable.

In Thursday’s girls semifinal clashes, Searsport beat No. 4 Woolwich (3-7), score unavailable, and St. George raced past No. 3 GSB (4-5) 41-27.

The results of reported semifinal games were:


The Clippers outfoxed the Blue Devils of Bristol en route to a 14-point win. Pacing the hosts were Nick Judge with 17 points; Eli MacDougal, 14; Walker Ranney, 11; Jarrod Leonardi, six; Eli Thorbjornson and Sawyer Pilsbury, each four; and Justin Robinsonm two.

Scoring for the Blue Devils were S. Matel with 19 points; M. Cummings, 11; A. Dodge, 8; L. Bickford, three; S. Genthner, two; and M. Bolster, one.

The Clippers made 3-of-5 3-point shots and 7-of-13 free throws (54 percent). Bristol made its only trey and 9-of-16 foul shots (56 percent).


At St. George, the host Dragons led 14-4, 18-11 and 30-24 at the quarter breaks. The hosts were paced by Bailee Cox with 23 points, followed by Megan Beal with six; Paige Tyler, four; and Madison Haskell, Olivia Hupper, Alexis Davis and Lily Vachon, all two. St. George made 3-of-15 free throws (20 percent).

Cox scored all but six of her points in the second half.

For GSB, Jennifer Genthner and Daniella Pierce both tallied 12 points, Katie Riley, two; and Amelia Martin, one.

Click for more photos from the Woolwich at Thomaston boys game.

Click for more photos from the Great Salt Bay at St. George girls game.

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