The Bucksport Boys Basketball Team was nipped by Searsport 38-37 on the opening night of the 2016-17 season in a game played in Bucksport on Friday, December 9th.

Bucksport took an early 16-12 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter thanks to 4 3-pointers. Jakob Donnell had 2 3-pointers for 6 points, Chase Carmichael and Cam Ashey each had a 3-pointer and Tyson Gray and Lucas Brann each had a basket for the Golden Bucks. For Searsport Liam McMillan had 8 points, including a 3-pointer, while Charlie Spiegel and Ben Powell each had a basket for 2 points.

Searsport took the lead in the 2nd Quarter, outscoring Bucksport 11-5 to take a 23-21 at the end of the 1st Half. Barrett Grant had 6 points for the Vikings, while Connor Keebler had a 3-pointer and Powell sank 2 free throws. For Bucksport Carmichael and Nathan Russell each had a basket and Gray went 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter, Bucksport tied the score 30-30 as they outscored the Vikings 9-7. Tanner Stegner had 4 points for the Golden Bucks, while Carmichael added a 3-pointer and Gray had 2 points. For Searsport, Keebler had 3 points, Speigal had 2 points and Grant went 2-2 from the free throw line.

In the 4th Quarter, Searsport outscored Bucksport 8-7 for the 38-37 win. McMillan had 4 points for the Vikings as did Grant. For Bucksport, Stegner scored all of their points (7) including a 3-pointer.

Searsport was led by Liam McMillan and Barrett Grant, each of whom had 12 points. The Vikings connected on 2 3-pointers and were 8-12 from the free throw line.

Bucksport was led by Tanner Stegner who had 11 points while Chase Carmichael had 8 points. The Golden Bucks connected on 6 3-pointers on the night and went 1-2 from the free throw line.

Searsport, who is in Class C SOUTH, is 1-0 and plays host to Deer Isle-Stonington on Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 PM

Bucksport, is 0-1 and plays at Sumner on Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30 PM.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Searsport Boys 12 11 7 8 38
Bucksport Golden Bucks Boys 16 5 9 7 37

 

Box Score

Searsport

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
1 Isaiah Runci 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Connor Kneeland 1 2 1 1 1 3 0 6
3 Liam McMillan 1 5 4 1 1 2 4 12
4 Charlie Spiegal 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 4
5 Aaron Wiley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Lucas Hendrickson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Colby Snow 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Malcolm Jones 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Harold Merithew 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Barrett Grant 1 4 4 0 4 4 2 12
25 Ben Power 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 4
32 Devon Bean 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 14 12 2 8 12 8 38

Bucksport

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Cam Ashey 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
5 Tanner Stegner 1 5 4 1 0 0 3 11
10 Chase Carmichael 1 3 1 2 0 0 1 8
12 Andy Allan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Dylan Wight 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Seth Davenport 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Nolan Soucie 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Cam Grindle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Quincy Mosher 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Tyson Gray 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 5
33 Jakob Donnell 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 6
34 Lucas Brann 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 2
40 Nathan Russell 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
42 Christian Chase-Hurd 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 15 9 6 1 2 11 37