A pair of local Viking girls basketball teams were in action in recent days, with only one able to pull out a victory.

On Wednesday, Vinalhaven downed Penobscot Bay neighbor North Haven 43-29, while on Tuesday, Searsport fell to host George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill 58-24

Vinalhaven 43, North Haven 29 … At Vinalhaven Wednesday, the host Vikings (3-0) used a strong third quarter to ensure a victory over the visiting Hawks (2-1).

Vinalhaven led 15-7 after the first quarter, 26-13 at halftime and 39-16 at the end of the third.

Alana Watt keyed Vinalhaven with 10 points, followed by Alex Slivinsky with nine points and six rebounds. Also Ashley Hamilton had seven points and seven rebounds; Blake Reidy, four points and four rebounds; Eliza Davidson and Casandra Hopkins. four points each; Izza Drury, three points and five steals; and Bianca Boroso, two points.

For North Haven, Erin Cooper had 12 points and went 6-of-8 from the foul line. Cody Joyce also added 11 points and Abby Campbell six.

“It was a good win, everyone got to play,” said Vinalhaven coach Alan Lazaro. He said to Hamilton sparked the Vikings off the bench with “tenacious defense and good rebounding.” He also said Slivinsky’s game was strong and Drury’s defense was “outstanding” as well.

Veteran North Haven coach Roman Cooper said it just was not his team’s night. Especially the third quarter, when the Hawks were outscored 13-3.

“Things just weren’t going well,” he said. “It was unfortunate because I truly believe that this is a team we can be very competitive with but it wasn’t our night.”

“We have a chance to meet them again at the end of the season [and] hopefully that will end up a little better,” he said.

George Stevens Academy 58, Searsport 24 … On Tuesday at Blue Hill, GSA took a 13-5 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back. The Eagles led 35-10 at halftime and 48-16 at the end of the third quarter.

Briana Grant led Searsport (0-2) with nine points, while Shannon Higgins and Brooke Bagley each had four; Jennifer Allenwood, Allison Brooks and Cassie Martin, all two; and Allison Walker, one.

For GSA, Abigail Brady and Mariah Blodgett led with 10 points each. Also, Anna Clapp added nine points.

Searsport made 3-of-4 free throws (75 percent) and GSA 14-of-18 (78 percent).

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