The Searsport girls basketball team was the lone Waldo County high school squad to taste victory on the hardwood in recent days, as the Vikings — along with Belfast and Mount View — were in action on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 16-17.

The Vikings split road contests in recent days as the girls picked up a 52-39 win over Bucksport on Thursday, while the boys lost 67-39 to Penobscot Valley of Howland on Wednesday.

The Lions were dealt losses by Erskine Academy  of South China on Thursday, as the girls fell 42-37 at Belfast and the boys 69-39 at South China.

The Mustangs also came up short against Winslow on Thursday, as the girls were downed 51-27 at Thorndike and the boys 59-38 at Winslow.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys

Erskine Academy 69, Belfast 39

At South China Jan. 17, the Eagles went on a 22-4 run in the fourth quarter and soared past the Lions. Erskine Academy led 12-10, 31-19 and 47-35 at the quarter breaks.

Jason Bartlett scored 10 points for Belfast, while Chris Kelley added eight; Grady Doolan, six; Wilder Magruder, Dakota Payson and Tommy Walker, four; and Luke Lightner, three.

Braden Soule tossed in 22 points for Erskine Academy, while Seth Savage added 11; Jacob Mortimer, nine; Jacob Praul, six; Jacob Mills, five; Osiris Marable, four; Gavin Blanchard, three; and Sage Hapgood-Belanger, Caden Turcotte, Austin Dunn and Michael Nicholas, two; and Nick Hayden, one.

The Lions were 8-of-14 (57 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 13-of-22 (59 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (2-10, 3.5185 points) is 15th, while Hermon (11-0, 81.6667 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls

Winslow 51, Mount View 27

At Thorndike Jan. 17, the Black Raiders pulled away from the hosts in the second quarter and surged to victory. Winslow led 7-3, 24-8 and 36-14 at the quarter breaks.

Shala Davis and Alex Fountain scored eight points for Mount View, while Hannah Coolen added five; Sophia King, four; and Lydia Bryant, two.

Silver Clukey scored 18 points for Winslow, while Maeghan Bernard added nine; Weslee Littlefield, eight; Paige Trask, six; Lauren Roy and Bodhi Littlefield, four; and Hailey Grenier, two.

The ‘Stangs were 4-of-6 (67 percent) from the foul line, while the Black Raiders were 9-of-14 (64 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-8, 5.3086 points) is 14th, while Hermon (10-0, 56.2346 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 52, Bucksport 39

At Bucksport Jan. 17, the Vikings took an early lead and maintained it throughout the contest en route to victory. Searsport led 12-5, 27-22 and 35-27 at the quarter breaks.

Makenzie Alley scored 22 points for Searsport, while Mikaela Alley added 12; Casey Snow, eight; Ashten Wells, six; Abby Stemp, three; and Emma Spiegel, one.

Kaylee Gray paced Bucksport with 16 points, while Alexis Leeman added nine; Madison Frazier, four; Faith Vincent and Brooklynn Knowles, three; and Riley Bvonopore and Sadie Lanpher, two.

The Vikings were 7-of-13 (54 percent) from the foul line, while the Golden Bucks were 7-of-29 (24 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Searsport (7-5, 21.5432 points) is 13th, while Central Aroostook (11-1, 64.6914 points) is first in the 20-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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