Flying fast: Hawks play three games in four days to startNorth Haven boys 2-1, girls 0-3 following Monday's games at ACC
Augusta — The regular season is only a few days old for the North Haven boys and girls basketball teams, and both high school squads already have hit the hardwood three times for official games.
As of Dec. 10, the Hawk boys were 2-1 as they started the campaign with wins Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7 at Islesboro, before being dealt their first loss on Monday, Dec. 10 against Forest Hills of Jackman.
The Hawk girls were 0-3, as they dropped both games to the Eagles over the weekend and Monday’s game against the Tigers.
On Monday, both Hawk squads traveled to play at a neutral site — the Augusta Civic Center — to face the Tigers.
The following is a recap of the first three games of the season for the Hawk squads:
Forest Hills 60, North Haven 45
At the Augusta Civic Center Dec. 10, the Tigers roared a bit louder than the Hawks and soared as the defending state Class D champions came away with a 15-point win. Forest Hills led 13-6, 27-23 and 45-31 at the quarter breaks.
Avery Waterman scored 18 points for North Haven, while Dalton Hornby added 12; Aidan Emerson, nine; Ethan Mao, four; and Chayse MacDonald, two.
For Forest Hills of Jackman, Ryan Petrin scored 17 points, while Matt Turner tallied 16; Brandon Ouellette, 13; Tanner Daigle, 12; and Nathan Jalbert, two.
The Tigers were 8-of-11 (72 percent) from the foul line, while the Hawks were 0-of-4.
North Haven 62, Islesboro 51
At Islesboro Dec. 7, the Hawks soared to their second win in as many games over the host Eagles in a battle of island teams. North Haven led 17-10, 33-24 and 49-34 at the quarter breaks.
Avery Waterman poured in 23 points for the Hawks, while Ethan Taylor netted 15; Hornby, nine; Amerson, eight; Chayse MacDonald, six; and Kaleb Campbell, one.
For Islesboro, Finn Conte scored 20 points, while Cameron Jack added 13; Forest Boucher, 12; Connor Grindle, four; and Dustin Reidy, two.
The Hawks were 9-of-15 (60 percent) from the foul line and the Eagles 12-of-21 (57 percent).
North Haven 52, Islesboro 44
At Islesboro Dec. 6, the Hawks emerged victorious in a neck-and-neck battle with the Eagles. North Haven led 12-10, 23-18 and 37-30 at the quarter breaks.
Emerson scored 19 points for the winners, while Taylor tallied 12; Waterman, 11; Hornby, eight; and Chayse MacDonald, two.
For Islesboro, Conte netted 16 points, while Jack added 11; Boucher, 10; Avery Grindle and Grindle, both two; and Ben Rollins, one.
The Hawks were 2-of-8 (25 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Eagles were 14-of-23 (61 percent).
Forest Hills 52, North Haven 17
At the Augusta Civic Center Dec. 10, the Hawks were overwhelmed by the Tigers’ transition offense and were downed in convincing fashion. Forest Hills led 22-2, 37-6 and 46-12 at the quarter breaks.
Maddie Hallowell scored eight points for the islanders, while Jasmine Brown added four; Samantha Sparhawk, three; and Gina MacDonald, two.
For Forest Hills, Jocelyn Hoyt tallied 13 points, while Kori Coro added 10; Anna Carrier, nine; Hally Cuddy, six; Keely Taylor, five; Caitlin Logston, four; Dana McNally, three; and Sammy Begin, two.
The Hawks were 1-of-6 from the foul line, while the Tigers were 7-of-12.
Islesboro 37, North Haven 16
At Islesboro Dec. 7, the Eagles picked up their second win in as many games over the visiting Hawks. North Haven led 4-3 after the first quarter, while Islesboro led 13-6 at halftime and 29-8 after three quarters.
Brown, Maddie Hallowell and MacDonald scored four points for North Haven, while Adrianna Ames and Sparhawk added two.
For Islesboro, Randlett led the way with 10 points, while Snyder added seven and Johnson six.
The Hawks were 2-of-6 (33 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 4-of-8 (50 percent).
Islesboro 23, North Haven 22
At Islesboro Dec. 6, the Eagles nipped the visiting Hawks and prevailed by one point. Islesboro led 3-2, 5-3 and 12-9 at the quarter breaks.
Hallowell scored six points for North Haven, while Ashlynn Ames and MacDonald each added four; Brown and Adrianna Ames, both three; and Sparhawk, two.
Randlett scored nine points for Islesboro, while Cook added eight; Johnson, five; Sienkiewicz, four; and Pendleton, one.
The Hawks were 6-of-12 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 8-of-14 (57 percent).
First names for Islesboro players were unavailable.