High school basketball

Viking girls sweep Royals, island boys fall to J-B

Vinalhaven boys 0-6, downed twice by Jonesport-Beals
By Staff | Dec 30, 2013

Vinalhaven — The Vinalhaven boys and girls basketball teams played their final games of the calendar year over the weekend, as the Vikings hosted Jonesport-Beals in a pair of island high school games on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 27-28.

In the end, the Viking girls picked up a pair of victories over the Royals, while the Viking boys remained winless on the season after dropping two games to the visitors.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls basketball

Vinalhaven 58, Jonesport-Beals 37

At Vinalhaven Dec. 28, the Vikings dug themselves a first-quarter hole against the Royals, but pulled themselves out and surged to their fourth straight win. Jonesport-Beals led 15-8 after the first quarter, while Vinalhaven led 27-24 at halftime and 44-30 after three quarters.

Ashley Hamilton scored 23 points to lead Vinalhaven, while Taylor Littlefield and Bailey Wadleigh added eight; Ryann Warren, Andrea Shane and Virginia Wadleigh, four; Ellie Reidy, three; and Ashley Davis-Oakes and Skylar Sanborn, two.

Kalie Alley scored 12 points to lead Jonesport-Beals, while Katherine McDonald added 10; and Jordan Alley, Sarah Sawyer and Brianna Cirone, two.

The Vikings were 8-of-20 (40 percent) from the foul line, while the Royans were 2-of-5 (40 percent).

Vinalhaven 47, Jonesport-Beals 29

At Vinalhaven Dec. 27, the Vikings held the Royals at bay and picked up their third win of the year. The islanders led 12-9, 26-21 and 35-25 at the quarter breaks.

Ashley Hamilton scored 16 points to lead Vinalhaven, while Ryann Warren added 11; Ellie Reidy, Bailey Wadleigh and Andrea Shane, four; and Bethany Candage, Taylor Littlefield, Skylar Sanborn and Hannah Noyes, all two.

For Jonesport-Beals, Kalie Alley scored nine points, while Katherine McDonald added eight; Brianna Cirone, six; Dana Merchant, four; and Sarah Sawyer, two.

The Vikings were 9-of-15 (60 percent) from the foul line, while the Royals were 1-of-3 (33 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (4-2, 4.6296 points) is third, while Forest Hills of Jackman (7-0, 11.2924 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys basketball

Jonesport-Beals 67, Vinalhaven 49

At Vinalhaven Dec. 28, the Royals pulled away from the Vikings in the fourth quarter and prevailed by 18 points. Vinalhaven led 18-15 after the first quarter, while Jonesport-Beals led 34-27 at halftime and 48-36 after three quarters.

Cody Hamilton netted 12 points for the islanders, while Noah Slivinsky added 10; Max Stanley, nine; Lewis Cray, eight; Liam Thomas, five; Doug Day, three; and Owen Bineau-Williams, two.

Cole Beal scored 22 points to lead the Royals, while Kasden Beal and Sterling Beal scored 12; Austin Grant, eight; Sam Lyons, five; and Jacob Alley, Osmond Kelly and Joseph McDonald, two.

The Vikings were 1-of-4 (25 percent) from the foul line, while the Royals were 9-of-13 (69 percent).

Jonesport-Beals 71, Vinalhaven 56

At Vinalhaven Dec. 27, the Royals built a big first-half lead and coasted to victory over the islanders. Jonesport-Beals led 18-7, 42-20 and 61-40 at the quarter breaks.

Cody Hamilton scored 14 points for the Vikings, while Noah Slivinsky added 13; Lewis Cray, 11; Max Stanley, seven; Liam Thomas, six; Cole Mills, three; and Owen Bineau-Williams, two.

Cole Beal poured in 35 points for the Royals, while Kasden Beal added 13; Sterling Beal, nine; Austin Grant, six; Sam Lyons, four; and Osmond Kelly and Joseph McDonald, both two.

Vinalhaven netted 4-of-11 (36 percent) free-throw attempts, while Jonesport-Beals converted 9-of-11 (81 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (0-6, no points) is 16th, while Forest Hills of Jackman (7-0, 11.7538 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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