The Busline League Division II Small School Division regular season has wound to a close, with the playoffs set to kick off next week.

The first round of the playoffs will begin Tuesday, Feb. 2 and the second round will be played Thursday, Feb. 4 at the sites of the higher-seeded squads. The Busline League finals will be Saturday, Feb. 6 at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle. The boys final will start at 2 p.m., while the girls final is set to tip off at 4 p.m.

Teams from Thomaston, St. George, Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta, Bristol, Searsport and Woolwich make up the Busline League Division II Small School Division. Bristol does not have a girls team.

The final regular-season boys standings were: Thomaston 10-0, Woolwich 6-3, Great Salt Bay 5-5, Bristol 4-5, St. George, 4-6 and Searsport 0-10.

The final regular-season girls standings were: Searsport 8-0, St. George 6-2, Great Salt Bay 4-4, Woolwich 2-6 and Thomaston 0-8.

On the boys side, the top two teams, Thomaston and Woolwich, will receive byes, while No. 3 Great Salt Bay will host No. 6 Searsport and No. 4 Bristol will host No. 5 St. George in the first round of the playoffs. The Nos. 3-6 winner will then face Woolwich, while the Nos. 4-5 winner will face Thomaston in the second round. The winners of those two contests will face off in the Busline League championship.

On the girls side, Searsport, St. George and Great Salt Bay will receive byes, while No. 4 Woolwich will host No. 5 Thomaston in the first round of the playoffs. The winner of the Nos. 4-5 matchup will battle No. 1 Searsport, while No. 2 St. George will host No. 3 Great Salt Bay in the second round. The winners of those two contests will face off in the Busline League championship.

The following is a recap or recently reported results:


At Thomaston Thursday, the Clippers finished the regular season undefeated by earning a 73-57 victory over St. George. TGS led 18-11, 37-26 and 55-39 at the quarter breaks.

Nick Judge poured in 18 points to lead the Clippers, while Eli MacDougal added 17; Eli Thorbjornson, 12; Sawyer Pillsbury, 10; Jared Leonardi, seven; Justin Robinson and Walker Ranney, both four; Owen Winchenbach, two; and Steve Judge, one.

For the Dragons, Ben Caron netted 15 points, while John Ferguson added 14; Zach Elwell, 10; Corey Robbins and Douglas Anderson, both seven; Ellery Montgomery, three; and Jack Crockett, two.


At Thomaston Thursday, the visiting Dragons pulled out a 41-30 victory over host Thomaston Grammar School. St. George led 13-8 at the end of the first quarter, while the Clippers battled back to tie the game 21-21 at halftime. The Dragons then took a 41-23 lead after three quarters.

Bailee Cox netted 20 points to lead the Dragons, while Megan Beal added 12; Madison Haskell, four; and Megan Wilson, Alexis Davis and Sierra Jameson, all two.

For the Clippers, Alex Moreash-Kennedy had 15 points, while Lyric Deprey added nine and Katie Clark and Jaylnn Hurd each three.

At. St. George Jan. 21, the host Dragons pulled out a 40-25 win over visiting Woolwich. St. George led 14-7, 26-15 and 32-17 at the quarter breaks.

Cox keyed the Dragons with 13 points, while Alexis Davis added eight; Megan Beal, six; Jameson, Lily Vachon, three; Marisa Libby, Olivia Hupper, and Paige Taylor, two; and Madison Haskell, one.

For Woolwich, Kate Dube led with eight points, followed by Leia Graves with six.

At. St. George Jan. 14, the host Dragons defeated visiting Thomaston 42-22. St. George led 11-0, 24-8 and 31-10 at the quarter breaks.

Davis led the Dragons with 16 points, followed by Beal with nine; Cox, six; Lily Vachon, four; Jameson, three; and Haskell and Courtney Simmons, both two.

For the Clippers, Moreash-Kennedy and Robinson each scored eight points, while Deprey, Taylor Akers and Raegan Goulet had two each.

Click for more photos from the St. George at Thomaston boys game.

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