High school boys and girls basketball

Post-holiday hangovers for Lions, Vikings

Doolan pumps in 24 points to key Belfast boys, Makenzie Alley 13 for SDHS girls
By Staff | Dec 28, 2017

Perhaps a bit of a post-holiday hangover was the culprit for a pair of Waldo County high school basketball squads on Wednesday, Dec. 27 as the Belfast boys and Searsport girls were dealt losses on the afternoon.

The Lion boys dropped a 65-39 decision to visiting Winslow, while the Viking girls came out on the short end of a 55-23 decision to Central of Corinth.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys basketball

Winslow 65, Belfast 49

At Belfast Dec. 27, the Black Raiders dealt the Lions their third loss in five tries with a 16-point win. Winslow led 18-9, 34-24 and 48-34 at the quarter breaks.

Dakoda Doolan keyed Belfast with a 24-point effort, while Stanley Sturgis added nine; Jason Bartlett and Tyler Bartlett, six; and Aaron Fuller and Jesse Perry, two.

Mike Wildes scored 22 points for Winslow, Jack Morneault and Justin Laflamme, nine; Hunter Campbell and Ryan Gagnon, eight; Isaiah Goldsmith, seven; and Keenan Janeski, two.

The Lions made 9-of-13 (69 percent) from the foul line, while the Black Raiders were 11-of-18 (61 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (2-3, 2.9012 points) is 11th, while Mount Desert Island (5-0, 12.8395 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Central 55, Searsport 23

At East Corinth Dec. 27, the Red Devils outscored the Vikings in each stanza en route to a lopsided triumph. Central led 12-4, 26-10 and 39-16 at the quarter breaks.

Makenzie Alley scored 13 points for Searsport, while Mikaela Alley added five; Audrey Walker and Casey Snow, two; and Sarah Gent, one.

Sydney Allen scored 21 points for Central, while Emilee Cohen tallied 10; Abigail Allen, seven; Madison Speed, five; Ali Shaw, four; and Sidney Potvin, Raechal Smith, Alyse Campbell and Emily Smith, two.

The Vikings were 4-of-6 (67 percent) from the foul line, while the Red Devils were 7-of-17 (41 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Searsport (3-4, 2.2222 points) is 16th, while Houlton (4-0, 17.7160 points) is first in the 20-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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