High School Boys Basketball


Blue Devil veteran center Tyler Niles sets for a shot in Houlton. (Submitted Photo)


Tigers 6-2 On Season


The Shead Tigers hosted Jonesport-Beals this past Tuesday and after trailing by two points in the opening frame they held their guests to just 2-points in the second frame jumping to a 30-12 midway advantage. From the mid-point the Tigers kept the pressure constant playing to a solid 75-35 decision. Greg Jarrett had a big night in the win hitting 29-points.

Matt Harris was strong with 20-points, Riley Demolet hit 12, and Will Urquhart added 6 in the decision. Kelly had 9 and Gebo 8 for the Royals.

Jonesport-Beals12 14 25 35

Shead10 30 50 75

With only loses to Ellsworth and Houlton, the 7-2 Blue Devils traveled to Washington Academy this past Wednesday to have a second shot at the #2 ranked 8-3 Raiders. The hosts carried a narrow margin at the end of the first two frames entering the lockers midway ahead just 30-29. In the third a tenacious Calais defense that featured 21-steals, combined with hot hands allowed the Blue Devils to overtake their hosts and extend to a 49-43 lead after three and play to the 65-57 victory. Even with two wins over WA and only two loses, Calais is only in fifth place by the Heal ratings. In the win Tyler Niles continues to shine collecting 18-points and 10-boards for the Blue Devils. Rhodes and Newell added 9-each, and Johnson hit 8. Gage Feeney continues to power WA hitting a game leading 29, Taylor added 12, and Seavey 7.

Calais14 29 49 65

WA16 30 43 57

The Southern Aroostook boys secured an 85-53 win at Dyer Brook. The Dragons were paced by Kalob Moody scoring 16-points, Dylan Leighton hit 11, and CJ Brown made 11 with 8-rebounds. Mathers with 28 powered the guests; Landry had 20, and Altvater 15.

In Harrington the Knights exploded to an 85-36 victory over the Woodland Dragons. Nick Kennedy led the Narraguagus offense with 19-points and Austin Tenney added 15. In the loss Devonte Stevens and Dylan Leighton paced the guests with 8-each and 5/6 rebounds respectively.