Grades 3 and 4 girls basketball
Basketball season kicked off last Wednesday as the Black Bears and Terriers hooked up in the first game of the season. Gina El Nesr poured in a game-high eight points to help the Black Bears pick up the 15-8 decision. Hannah Chalou added three points for the Black Bears, while Abigail Parks and Kayla Saucier each chipped in with two points. Victoria Williamson paced the Terriers with four points. Breanna Byrd and Casey Lovely also popped in two apiece for the Terriers.
Marisa Sloan scored two points in each quarter to help the Irish to the 19-10 victory over the Terriers. Emily Wheaton added six first-half points, and Mackenzie Whitaker finished with four points. Abigail L. Shaw rounded out the attack with one point. The Terriers got four points each from Casey Lovely and Victoria Williamson, while Breanna Byrd tallied two points.
Grades 3 and 4 boys basketball
Griffin Guerrette exploded for 14 of his game-high 18 points in the decisive second quarter to help North Carolina down Syracuse, 24-13. The trio of Adam Paterson, Corrie Kilcollins and Marcus Ouellette all contributed two points. Grant Stewart led Syracuse offensively with 11 points, with Issac Devine adding the other two points.
Duke used a balanced scoring attack and stingy team defense to pick up the 16-5 win against Arizona. Bradley Kinney and Khasen Lowe both notched six points to lead Duke, and Andrew Kirk and Drew Henderson each finished with two points. Hunter Trask was the high scorer for Arizona with three points. Jake Kinney contributed two points.
Adam Paterson, Corrie Kilcollins, Josiah Morse and Marcus Ouellette all tallied four points to help North Carolina to the thrilling 18-13 victory over Michigan. Griffin Guerrette rounded out the scoring with two points. Patrick Cash paced Michigan with a game-high eight points. Hunter Brown and Gavin Kelley tossed in two points apiece and Grant Bridges added one point.
Drew Henderson’s 10 points helped power Duke to the 13-3 decision against Syracuse. Khasen Lowe finished with two points and Bradley Kinney chipped in with one point. Issac Devine finished with all three Syracuse points.
Youth open gym
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department has begun its hours for youth open gym.
Hours will be from 1-3 p.m. for elementary youth and from 3-5 p.m. for middle and high school students. These hours will be offered regularly each Saturday and Sunday.
Available will be a pool table, table tennis, bumper pool, foosball, board games, a lounge with TV and a gymnasium for basketball and other activities.
Adult and evening programs
The recreation department has announced that its adult and evening schedule of activities begins this week.
Co-ed dodgeball will be held on Mondays from 7-9 p.m., men’s basketball will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9 p.m., and co-ed volleyball will be held on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. Archery will start Dec. 7 and be held Sunday evenings.
All activities will be held at the William V. Haskell Community Center. The fee is $1 per person per night. Participants should be at least 18 years of age and out of high school to participate.
LeBlanc’s Family Karate
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department will host LeBlanc’s Family Karate Saturday mornings. Classes are for ages 7 and older and will run from 9-11 a.m. The classes are designed for beginners and intermediate students. The cost is $30 per class and family rates are available. There is also a yearly fee of $25 per student.
Registration can be taken at any time at the recreation center. Contact Andy LeBlanc at email@example.com for more information.
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department will host Laser Tag on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m. This event is open to ages 10 and up. The cost for the two hours is $10, and participants can also pay $5 for one hour of play. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Grades 3 and 4 girls basketball