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WRESTLING - WESTBROOK TOURNAMENT
Caden Kowalski was named Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament and the ... Read more
SWIMMING VS EDWARD LITTLE
Both the Boys and Girls dipped their toes in the cozy confines of the Lewiston ... Read more
BOYS BASKETBALL VS LEAVITT
Eagles Coach Dave Dubreuil led his troops to Turner to face the Leavitt Hornets ... Read more
GIRLS BASKETBALL VS LEAVITT
You expect a few jitters in the first game of the season and the Eagles certainly ... Read more
Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 - Other Late Breaking Scores
Boys Hockey: MTA 3 - Poland 3 (See story)
Indoor Track: Girls 1st; Boys 5th (See story)
Dec 8, 2018 - Eagles 2nd at Westbrook Tournament
Caden Kowalski was named Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament and the Eagles finished 2nd with 16 teams participating in the tournament. The Eagles had four 1st place finishers. Freshman Bryson Kowalsky won the 113 lb weight class and classmate Spencer Leclair won the 132 lb class. Junior Caden Kowalsky won the 138 lb class and senior Isaac Ducat won the 170 lb class.
Ben Laurence placed 2nd in the 152 lb class. The Eagles collected three third place finishes: Juniors Brett Raio (145) and Cody Holman (160) and senior Brady Mitchell (195) all won their consolation final matches good for third place.
For the second week in a row, Cony won the tournament. I am not sure how wrestling calculates team scores, but it seems to undervalue first place finishes and overvalue fourth place finishes.
Dec 8, 2018 - Girls 1st, Boys 5th in Season Opener
The Girls used their talent and depth to edge Edward Little and Belfast in the season opener lollapalooza featuring 10 teams at Colby College. The Boys finished 5th with several of the athletes not quite ready just yet for prime time. But wait, they will be there at season's end.
Wyley Fitzpatrick led the Girls with a first place finish in the Long Jump, a second place finish in the Triple Jump, and 6th place in the 55 Meter dash. That's 20 points out of the 102 the Eagles scored. Fay O'Donnell high-stepped her way to a 6th place finish in a very competitive field in the 55 Hurdles. Katie Lynch burned up the track in the 200 with a blistering time of 28.25 to finish second. In the 'race of truth', Sara York picked up where she left off last year. She finished 2nd with a 1:05 run to start the season. Zoe Stevenson looked strong, picking up points with a fifth place finish in the 400.
Freshman Mary Wheeler placed 5th in the Mile and Emma Hanna, Campbell Tankersley, and Sadie Cameron finished 2-3-4 in the 2 Mile.
Good things were happening in the High Jump pit. Sara York and Cassy Kane battled it out and ended up in a tie with both girls clearing 4-08. Brennan Thiboutot was just beneath their flight pattern clearing the bar at 4-06 to finish 4th. Zoe Stevenson picked up another point with a 7th place finish. In the Long Jump, freshwoman Mikaela Langston showed her potential with a leap of 14-10 to finish 4th. Cassy Kane followed in 8th place. Emma Hanna (9) and Holly Temple (10) also jumped well in the Triple Jump.
In the Shot Put, Brennan Thiboutot (7) and Tegan Byrne (8) were the top Eagle chuckers.
The Girls 4 x 200 relay team consisting of speedsters Sara York, Zoe Stevenson, Katie Lynch, and Holly Temple ran away from the field to finish first. Mary Wheeler, Maddy Daulerio, Ella Carter, and Campbell Tankersley finished 2nd in the 4 x 800.
With Lisandro gallavanting off on the big stage at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland. Oregon (he finished 46th BTW), the Boys were operating at a deficit, Several other runners were either sub-par physically or MIA. But the show must, and did, go on.
In the Sprint events, Holden Brannan was top dog for the Eagles. Holden finished 6th in the 55 and 5th in the 200. Jax Hollenbach finished 8th in the 55 and Max Varelo placed 9th in the 200. Nate Chase finished 9th in the 800.
Nate Cohen and Lucas Bergeron, part of the formidable cadre of distance runners the Eagles have, finished 2-5 in the Mile.
In the horizontal jumps, Max Varela, Ethan Rac, and Hunter Lohr landed in the 7-8-9 slots in the Long Jump. Ethan and Hunter finished 4-7 in the Triple Jump. In the High Jump, Hunter Lohr finished 8th with Nolen Timberlake and Jeffrey Remis also jumping well.
In the Shot Put, Elliot Douglas, Mitchell Surace, and Nick Deveney all threw well in their first outing of the season.
Dec 8, 2018 - Eagles Battle to 3-3 Tie
by A J Kavanaugh
The Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse/Hyde Boys hockey team traveled to Norway Savings Bank Arena to take on the Poland/Leavitt/Oak Hill/GNG Kings to open the season Saturday night, ending in a 3-3 deadlock.
Eagles Senior Noah Austin led the way for the Eagles (0-0-1) with a goal and 2 assists. Ian Struck and Hunter Merryman also scored, while goaltender Cade Charron stood tall for the Eagles making 34 saves.
Nate Marcotte had a goal and an assist for the Kings (0-0-1), who also got tallies from Trent Vaillancourt and Reese Colling. Xavier Michaud made 17 saves in net for P/L/O/G.
The Eagles finished 0 for 3 on the power play with Austin and Struck's goals both short-handed. The Kings went 1 for 6 on the man-advantage.
Next up for the Eagles is their home opener on Tuesday 12/11 against Windham/Westbrook. Puck drops at Watson Arena at 7:00 PM.
Dec 7, 2018 - Eagles Come Up Big against Little
Dec 7, 2018 - Eagles Come Up Big against Little
Both the Boys and Girls dipped their toes in the cozy confines of the Lewiston YWCA pool in the first meet of the season against Edward Little. The Girls are young with only one senior, Riley Robertson, and several new inexperienced freshmen, but they have a solid core of juniors and sophomores all of whom combined to deliver a win for the Eagles. The Boys are few in numbers, but deep in talent. They swam through the turbulent eddies leaving the Eddies in their wake by a comfortable 87-36 margin.
Ladies first (both figuratively and literally). The girsl were paced by Cora Spelke and Madigan Saunders. Cora placed first in the 200 IM and the 100 Back and Madigan swept the speed events (50 and 100 Free). Both girls also contributed to the first place finish in the 400 Free Relay along with Cecelia Greenleaf and Grace Trebilcock.
Grace Trebilcock, Gwen Martin, and Emma Soule paced the Eagles to a 2-3-4 finish in the 200 Free. The Girls were 1-2-3 in the 200 IM with the solid talent of Cora Spelke, Riley Robertson, and Kaitlyn Doughty shining through. It was sophomore Cecilia Greenleaf and Jorja Hooper chasing Madigan Saunders to the wall to finish 1-3-4 in the 50 Free. In the 100 Fly, Riley Robertson touched in second place, with newcomer Trinity Versey finishing 3rd and Jaimey Weidner coming in 4th.
The Eagles continued to pour it on. Cecelia Greenleaf and Gwen Martin came in 4-5 behind winner Madigan in the 100 Free. In the 500 Free, Grace Trebilcock and Jorja Hooper finished 2-3. In the 100 Back, Kaitlyn Doughty (3rd) and Isabelle Gardiner (5th) followed Cora Spelke to the wall. Two newcomers, Meara Stockford and Trinity Versey placed 3rd and 4th in the 100 Breast.
The Boys won every event except the 50 and 100 Free, in which they placed second. They also won all three relay events.
Max Bickford dominated the distance events winning both the 200 and 500 Free. Sterling Kloberdans was runner-up in the 200 Free. In the speed events, freshman Caleb Williams placed 2nd in both the 50 and 100 Free. Elias Linkel was 4th in the 50 and Sterling Kloberdan placed 5th in the 100.
Nick Holland showed his versatility and mastery of all strokes with a first place finish in the 200 IM. Sam Wright pushed Nick the whole way to finish 2nd.
In the technique events, Robbie Hyde won both the 100 Fly and 100 Back. Nick Holland was right in Robbie's wake to finish 2nd in the 100 Back. Sam Wright added a first place finish in the 100 Breast with Elias Linkel coming in second.
Dec 7, 2018 - Eagles Start Slow, Finish Fast
You expect a few jitters in the first game of the season and the Eagles certainly experienced them in the opening quarter, trailing 9-2. But they righted the ship and outscored the Hornets 37-23 the rest of the way cruising to a 39-30 victory.
The outlook didn't look brilliant after the first quarter. The Eagles were scoreless for more than five minutes until Alexa Eaton nailed a baseline jumper to save the Eagles from the embarrassment of a skunking for the quarter.
The Eagles began to claw back in the second quarter. Ainsley Bryant got things rolling with a long two from just inside the arc. After a Leavitt basket, a Theresa Breed free throw and a Kyla Greenleaf three-pointer narrowed the Eagle deficit to 11-8. But the Hornets still had some bite in their stingers and responded with a two-pointer and a trey to extend the lead to 16-8 with just under four minutes left in the half. Then the teams swapped free throws with Grace Liedman and Lauren Magno converting for the Eagles.
The turning point came when Coach Morris, who was substituting liberally, inserted Abby Sirois and Elsa Daulerio into the line up for the first time with two minutes remaining in the half. They provided the offensive spark that lifted the Eagles off the launching pad. Elsa immediately hit Abby with a nice pass on the cut and Abby converted. With 44 seconds left in the half, Abby hit a baseline jumper to close out the half with the Eagles trailing by one, 18-17. The Eagles were very much in the game.
In the third quarter, it was Jaden Lohr, Elsa Daulerio, and Abby Sirois accounting for all the Eagles scoring, outscoring Leavitt 10-4. Jaden Lohr finished a perfect fast break pass from Kyla Greenleaf to give the Eagles their first lead of the game. It was a lead they would not relinquish. On the next possession, Jaden Lohr took the ball hard to the hoop (which the Eagles hadn't been doing) and was fouled. She converted one of her free throws. Freshman Elsa Daulerio continued to impress, confidently calling for the ball and playing aggressive defense. Her hard work led to a put back and then a free throw. Abby Sirois continued to have the hot hand. Abby converted a pair of free throws and a 12-foot baseline jumper to give the Eagles a 27-22 lead after three quarters.
The Eagles ran their lead to as much as twelve in the final quarter. Grace Liedman and Theresa Breed led the way. Grace opened the final stanza with a 10-foot baseline jumper and then swished a nifty 8-foot floater. Kyla Greenleaf stole the ball near mid court and fed Theresa Breed underneath for the lay-up to give the Eagles a 33-22 lead. After a Leavitt basket, Theresa hit a two-pointer from the foul line and, on the next possession, Theresa did what she does best. She was fouled as she drove to the basket. She is an excellent free throw shooter and she converted both of her shots. Ainsley Bryant swished a couple of free throws to complete the Eagles scoring.
The Eagles spread the scoring around. Nine different players scored for the Eagles. Theresa Breed was high scorer with 9 points and Abby Sirois added 6 points.
Dec 7, 2018 - Hornets Sting Eagles in OT, 70-65
Eagles Coach Dave Dubreuil led his troops to Turner to face the Leavitt Hornets in the season opener for both teams. Both teams gave the fans their money's worth and then some. In the closing seconds of regulation, the Eagles Willie Kavanaugh drove in the paint and sank a floater to send the game into overtime.
The OT period became a foul shooting contest and Leavitt's Wyatt Hathaway made 7 of 10 free throws while the Eagles struggled at the line.
Hathaway ended up with 31 points for the Hornets. Jarad Balsar led the Eagles with 14 points and Austin Damon added 13.