The Orono Boys Basketball Team beat Washington Academy 56-40 in Orono on Tuesday night, December 27th, to stay unbeaten, and set up the Battle of Unbeatens with Ellsworth on Thursday, December 29th.

Washington Academy jumped out to a 21-16 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. But Orono outscored the Raiders 16-5 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 32-26 lead at the end of the 1st Half. After outscoring Washington Academy 11-4 in the 3rd Quarter, the Red Riots led 43-30.

Orono was led by Pierce Walston who had 17 points and 1 3-pointer. Sebastian Vanidestine had 12 points. Ellis Spaulding had 11 points and 3 3-pointers. Brady Hews also had a 3-pointer. The Red Riots were 1-5 from the free throw line

Washington Academy was led by Clay Crosman who had 12 points and 2 3-pointers. Donavan Marzoll had 11 points with 3 3-pointers. Braedyn Thatch had a 3-pointer. The Raiders were 2-6 from the free throw line

Orono is now 5-0. They will play at Ellsworth on Thursday, December 29th at 6:30 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Washington Academy is 2-2. They will host Mt. View on Thursday, December 29th at 3:30 p.m.

Thanks to Mrs. Kohtala for the stats.

You can vote for the Week 3 High School Athlete of the Week through Thursday night, December 29th at 11:59 as many times as you wish HERE

You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 4 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games December 26th to December 31st need to be received by January 2nd. Then tell us why your nominee is deserving! Let us know specifics! How many goals did she/he score? How many points did she/he score? How fast did they run or throw in the indoor track meet? How fast did they swim in the swim meet? How did they do in the wrestling meet? We also want to know what school they go to! Please send them by Monday night!

Tuesday we will then compile the nominees and it will be your turn to choose the winner! You can then cast your votes, and voting will close Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. We will then announce the winner online and on air on Friday each week!

We are also looking for reports of High School Basketball,  Hockey, Swimming, Indoor Track and Field, and Wrestling results. If you can email them HERE we will write recaps nightly. We need the score, who scored the goal, and any highlights. You can even text the photo of the scoresheets to 207-469-8660.

Line Score

Washington Academy Boys21541040
Orono Boys1616111356


Box Score

Washington Academy

Clay Crosman1232--
Colby Moholland0----
Gabe Leighton73-12
Harley Ingrish0----
Carter Wannemacher0----
Donavan Marzoll1113--
Braedyn Thatcher511--
Max Cates0----
Michael Taylor0---2
Brandon Porter0----
Ben Hennessey0----
Ben Griffen52-12


Pierce Walston1771-1
Brady Hews3-1--
Ellis Spaulding1113--
Bergen Soderberg0----
Ben Francis21---
Luke Soctomah0----
Will Francis52-14
Sebastian Vanidestine126---
Adam Sherman0----
Mason Kenney21---
Noah Schaff42---
Matt Allen0----

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