The boys faced off against TVHS in a very close match up. This game ended up being back in fourth until the final buzzer ending in a 6-6 tie. Leading the way for the Eagles was Aaron Walls with 2 goals and 1 assist, Maguire Gillespie and Avery Brennan with 1 goal and 2 assists each, and Alex Jardine and Ty Croft with 1 goal each.
In the boys next game they had a tough match, falling behind to Hartland. The boys fought hard all game trying to come back but just came up short in this one losing to the Huskies 6-2. Peyton Gillespie had the 2 goals for Blue and Gold. Aaron Walls had 2 primary assists while Denver Donovan had the secondary assist.
The boys followed up their loss by picking up a big win in their game against Sir James Dunn Academy (SJDA). The boys had a powerhouse game, controlling most of the play and coming out with a 8-2 win. Aaron Walls recorded another hat trick on the season, having 3 goals and 2 assists on the night. Maguire Gillespie had 2 goals, Devon Underhill with 3 assists, Peyton Gillespie with 1 goal and 2 assists, Carson Grattan with 1 goal and 1 assist, and Avery Brennan with 1 goal.
In the boys semi final game it was all about goaltending. Morgan Peterson had a great game in net for the Eagles, but they ended up falling in a very close one 3-2 to their rival NSER. Leading the way for the Eagles in this one was Ethan Whalen and Alex Jardine with 1 goal each.
Just seconds later, off of the draw, Olivia Buggie scored, capitalizing on a big rebound from a Laura Colford shot. The Vikings got on the board during the dying minutes of the first. At the end of 2 periods, the viking had a 3-2 lead. Blue and Gold never gives up, and the girls came out goal hungry in the third period and scored 2 quick goals. Jaime Vickers and Erin Moody with the goals while Vickers also had the assist on Moody's goal. They came up just short with a 6-4 loss. Helena Arbeau played a great game in net. Hardest worker of the game was awarded to Laura Colford for her great efforts throughout the game.
A short staffed girls team faced the MVHS Pulamoo in a hard battle on the road Wednesday night. They fell behind in this one and were unable to make a come back. The lone goal was sniped by Abby Donovan, assisted by Emily Peterson and Hayley Underhill. Helena Arbeau came up with some big saves, facing 39 shots on the night. Jayna Brennan was awarded the Hardest Worker of the game as she was able to create some offensive chances for our Eagles.
On Tuesday night the boys played an exhibition game at home against Carrefour Beausoleil. The boys battled in a close game throughout the first half. Boys starters Dan Macvicar and Jesse Frenette both had to leave the game in the first quarter because of blood, but returned soon after. The boys outscored ECB 37-18 in the fourth quarter to pull way ahead and pick up a big win in a statement game against a team in their league. Leading the way for the Eagles in this one was Daniel Richard with 50 points. Other points were scored by Jesse Frenette with 24, Jacob Mercer with 10, Macaully Gillespie with 6, and Keaton Walls with 2. This was Dan Richards first 50 point game of the season.
On Wednesday night the boys traveled to Stanley for their second league game of the season. The boys battled hard pulling out their second league win of the season. The boys had a big fourth quarter outscoring Stanley 24-12. The boys won this one by a score of 90-74. Leading the way for the Eagles was Daniel Richard scoring 45 points, Jesse Frenette with 31, Keaton Walls with 8, and Jacob Mercer with 6 points.
On Thursday night the boys headed to CNBA for a very important league game against a very strong CNBA squad. The boys went short staffed missing some key pieces. The boys lost this one by a score of 84-59, - a score that did not reflect how hard the boys played. Leading the way for the Eagles was Daniel Richard with 38 points, Jesse Frenette with 15 points, Jacob Mercer with 4 points, and Keaton Walls with 2.
On Thursday night the girls headed to CNBA for their second league game of the season. The girls pulled out a very easy victory against the CNBA squad. The girls won the game by a score of 54-35. Leading the way for the Eagles was Abby Donovan with 28 points, Jayna Brennan with 6 points, Tori Sullivan with 5 points, Amber Walls with 5 points, Andrea Lynch with 4 points, Olivia Buggie with 3 points, Hayley Underhill with 2 points, Reese Urquhart with 1 point.
In Middle School Boys Basketball action the boys headed to Dr. Losier for their first league game of the season Wednesday night. The boys showed off an abundance of talent dominating them by a score of 66-22. Everyone played good for the boys in this one picking up the win in their first game
In the boys second league game of the season they lost a tough one to a very strong Max Atkin squad to a score of 52-38. The boys were in this one until the very end, being only behind by 2 at one point.
The boys have already proven they can compete with the top teams in their league, and we are excited to see what they can do.
In Middle School Girls Basketball action the girls headed to Gretna Green for their first game of the season. They picked up a tough loss in this one 35-29 but battled hard all game long.
Best of luck in your next game, girls.
By Daniel Richard and Marlee Schofield