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Computer Crashes, Plus WIZ Top 10 Teams- Week # 5

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 5th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

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Well folk’s while typing my weekly word last night my computer crashed. I mean it is fried. It must have been over-loaded with basketball info. Needless to say all my basketball info is gone. So this week I am cutting this short and I will give you WIZ Big Games of the week, Undefeated Teams and The WIZ Top 10 teams. It has been a very Crazy week!

WIZ Big Games:

Monday 1/5:

Jay at Mountain Valley
Madison at Winthrop
Wiscasset at Boothbay
Washington Acad. At Calais
Woodland at Lubec

Tuesday 1/6:

Marshwood at Cheverus
Scarborough at Thornton
Lake Region at Greely
Yarmouth at Freeport
York at Falmouth
Traip at OOB
Forest Hills at Valley
Rangeley at Buckfield
Bangor at Mt. Blue
Brewer at Skowhegan
Edward Little at Leavitt
Hampden at Messalonskee
Mt. Ararat at Morse
Camden at Maranacook
Schenck at Stearns
Cent. Aroostook at Ft. Fairfield

Wednesday 1/7:

Biddeford at Portland
Westbrook at South Portland
Mountain Valley at Dirigo
Winthrop at Wiscasset
Ft. Kent at Presque Isle
Oronon at John Bapst
Ashland at Easton
Jonesport-Beals at Calais

Thursday 1/8:

Greely at Freeport
Hampden at Bangor
Messalonskee at Mt. Blue
Morse at Leavitt
Mt. Ararat at Edward Little
Ellsworth at John Bapst
Maranacook at Rockland
Old Town at Mattanawcook
Lee at Schenck

Friday 1/9:

Bonny Eagle at Deering
Portland at Marshwood
South Portland at Windham
Thornton at Westbrook
Falmouth at Lake Region
Dirigo at Boothbay
Greenville at Rangeley
Richmond at Forest Hills
Presque Isle at MDI

Saturday 1/10:

Cape at Yarmouth
Brewer at Hampden
Edward Little at Cony
Mt. Blue at Lawrence
Presque Isle at Ellsworth
Ft. Kent at Washington Acad.
Lee at Houlton
Easton at Ft. Fairfield
South Aroostook at Katahdin
Calais at Madawaska (Make-up)

Undefeated teams this week drops from 19 to 13 with Thornton, Brewer, Morse, Mountain Valley, Schenck and South Aroostook all receiving a loss this past week.

Undefeated Teams:

Cheverus-------------5-0
South Portland------7-0
Westbrook-----------6-0
Camden--------------8-0
Falmouth------------8-0
Dirigo----------------7-0
Calais----------------4-0
Winthrop------------5-0
Traip-----------------4-0
Washington Acad.--7-0
Stearns--------------7-0
Boothbay------------7-0
Ft. Fairfield---------7-0


As we head to this weeks Top 10 Teams there are quite a few changes due to teams that lost games this week and there will be big changes next week I promise.

WIZ Top 10 teams- Week #5:

1.Cheverus--------5-0 Stags won all the Fun games! Expo Champs! They were Impressive! Don’t count though! Stags played one real game! Crushed Biddeford1 64-39! Stags Stay at # 1! Up next! Stags host the Hawks of Marshwood! Then head to Sanford! Looks like 7-0 Baby!

2.Camden--------8-0 Jammers Win Fun Games! Augusta Champs! Congrats! Don’t count though! In Real games Jammers Blow-out Oak Hill! 56-29! Creams Winslow! 77-44! # 1 in Class B and # 2 in the State! Happy New Year Coach Hart! Next up! Off to Maranacook! Back home against Erskine! Then head to MCI! Wow! 11-0! Jammers!

3.So. Portland---7-0 Fun games! Did Well! Real Game! Gets by Scarborough 54-50! It was close! But a win is a win! 7-0 Baby! Big games coming! First up! Host the Blazes of Westbrook! Wowzer! Wowzer! Both Undefeated! Someone is going Down! Then off to Windham! Eagles are Tough! Riots are Tougher! Riots move to 9-0!

4.Portland------5-1 Dogs played some fun! But it wasn’t that much Fun! In the real Game Dogs took care of Massabesic! 74-57! Dogs are coming around! Watch Out! Up Next! The Tigers of Biddeford come to the Expo! Then it’s Off to Marshwood! Dogs go to 7-1!

5.Westbrook----6-0 Blazes are on Fire! And Borelli is Back! Jobin’s a Beast! Had two Fun games! Then a real one! Beat Windham! 41-38! Close but Blazes get the W! Up next! Blazes head to South Portland! Huge Game! Then the Golden Trojans come to Town! Woah! Trojans will be Very Hungry! Big week for the Blazes!

6.Dirigo-------8-0 Did the Fun Thing! Then totally Annihilates  Georges Valley! How far will “Big Tom” take this Team! Two Big Games this Week! First Up! Mountain valley comes to pay a Visit! Always Tough! Then at Boothbay! Seahawks are Undefeated! Or Should I say- They were Undefeated! Cougars go to 10-0! Happy New Year Coach Kane!

7.Thornton------6-1 Fun games in New Hampshire! Then a Real One! Trojans get Upset! By Deering! In Overtime! 59-52! It’s Ok! Wake-Up Call! Trojans are still Very Good! Big Rival up next! Home with Scarborough! Then a Real Biggie! Off to Westbrook! Wow! Big Week for the Trojans!

8.Falmouth-----8-0 Fun Games! Played very well! Then a Real One! Totally Destroyed Wells! 69-22! Two games this week! Home with York! Then Hit the Road for a Big one! Off to Lake Region! Could be Very Interesting! I think Yachtsmen move to 10-0! Baby!

9.Morse-------7-1 Shipbuilders crack the Top 10! They get upset by Cony! 53-38! Then Builders beat The Eddies of Edward Little! 57-54! Who is Really # 1 in the East! I don’t know! 3 Games this week! First up! Mt. Ararat comes to Town! Then it’s Off to Leavitt! Then back Home with Oxford Hills! Wow! The East is Crazy!

10.Brewer----7-1 Witches lose to Me. Blue! 69-57! Bounce back! Beats Lawrence! 43-32! What’s going on in the East! Witches drop to # 10! Can they stay There! 3 games this week! First up! The Indians! At Skowtown! Then home with Nokomis! Then Off to Hampden! The Broncos will be Buck’n! Who wins this one! I don’t know!

Teams Knocking on the Door:

Mt. Blue---------------6-2
Edward Little---------6-2
Calais-----------------4-0
Lake Region----------7-1
Cape-------------------4-2
Greely-----------------6-1
Wiscasset-------------6-1
Deering---------------5-2
Hampden-------------6-2
Ft. Fairfield----------7-0
Washington Acad.---8-0
Stearns---------------7-0
Boothbay-------------7-0


Til’ Next week: Happy New Year! The WIZ has a New Computer!

The WIZ

Central @ Presque Isle

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

Presque Isle 64, Central 63 At Presque Isle, Caitlyn Esancy twice tied the game on 15-foot jumpers with under two minutes remaining while Kayla Richards sealed the win for Presque Isle over Central of Corinth. Esancy tied it at 61-61 on a jump shot for Presque Isle and tied it again at 63-63. Richards made one of her two free throw attempts with 3.1 seconds remaining to give the Wildcats the lead and the win. Chelsea Nickerson and Kayla Legassie each scored 16 points to lead Presque Isle. Sarah Porter scored 11 points. Esancy totaled 10 points while Richards had six assists with her seven points. Bekka Campbell led Central with 22 points. Hannah Pray scored 18 points and Sam Blanchard added 11 points.

Central @ Presque Isle

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

Presque Isle 57, Central 36 At Presque Isle, Ethan Braley scored 17 points to lead Presque Isle past Central of Corinth. Russ Mortland netted 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Wildcats. Jacob Speed paced Central with eight points.

Woods' last-second shot lifts Richmond boys, 43-40

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

RICHMOND— Greenville High School boys basketball coach Paul Breton admitted prior to his team's East-West Conference contest against Richmond on Friday that he really wasn't sure how good his team was. Despite a 4-0 record, Breton's Lakers had yet to play a top-tier team.

Woods' last-second shot lifts Richmond boys, 43-40

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

RICHMOND— Greenville High School boys basketball coach Paul Breton admitted prior to his team's East-West Conference contest against Richmond on Friday that he really wasn't sure how good his team was. Despite a 4-0 record, Breton's Lakers had yet to play a top-tier team.

Morse goes to 7-1 with win over Eddies

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

AUBURN — After suffering its first loss Tuesday against Cony, the Morse High School boys basketball team had a choice coming into Saturday's big Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference contest against Edward Little

Morse goes to 7-1 with win over Eddies

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

AUBURN — After suffering its first loss Tuesday against Cony, the Morse High School boys basketball team had a choice coming into Saturday's big Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference contest against Edward Little

Dragons enjoy 'homecourt' advantage

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

BRUNSWICK — In a packed gym, with people standing along the end line, the Brunswick (4-4) boys basketball team closed down the Old High School gym with a 46-42 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference victory over Mt. Ararat (4-4).

Dragons enjoy 'homecourt' advantage

Sport: Basketball (boys)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

BRUNSWICK — In a packed gym, with people standing along the end line, the Brunswick (4-4) boys basketball team closed down the Old High School gym with a 46-42 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference victory over Mt. Ararat (4-4).

'Home Sweet Home' for Brunswick girls

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

BRUNSWICK — "Home Sweet Home" took on a new meaning for Rita Maines and her Brunswick High School girls basketball team. Playing at the soon-to-be-razed Old Brunswick High School where Maines, the former Rita O'Connor, was an All-State standout in the 80's, the Dragons used 17-0 run and tough rebounding to turn back rival Mt. Ararat 49-30.

'Home Sweet Home' for Brunswick girls

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

BRUNSWICK — "Home Sweet Home" took on a new meaning for Rita Maines and her Brunswick High School girls basketball team. Playing at the soon-to-be-razed Old Brunswick High School where Maines, the former Rita O'Connor, was an All-State standout in the 80's, the Dragons used 17-0 run and tough rebounding to turn back rival Mt. Ararat 49-30.

York 41, Cape Elizabeth 27

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

Stephanie Gallagher scored 16 points and Nicole Taylor added 12 to lead the Wildcats (8-0) past the Capers (3-4) at Cape Elizabeth. Leading 8-6, York took control in the second quarter with a 14-4 run.

Lake Region 42, Fryeburg 39

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

Chelsea Meyers had 12 rebounds and 12 points, including the go-ahead basket midway through the fourth quarter, as the Lakers (6-2) beat the Raiders (4-4) at Naples. Eden Cianciolo had 15 points and Olivia Boivin added 11 for the Raiders.

Falmouth 47, Wells 44

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

Haley Jordan scored six of her 10 points in the fourth quarter to help Falmouth (5-3) pull away from the Warriors (4-4) at Wells. The Yachtsmen led 35-32 after three quarters, then opened the fourth with a 6-2 run for their largest lead.

OOB 33, Sacopee Valley 21

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Posted: January 4th, 2009 by Tom Nolette

Gillian Foss scored 13 points for the Seagulls (2-4), who built a 29-12 lead through three quarters and beat the Hawks (0-6) at Old Orchard Beach.
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