Seahawks finish undefeated

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 2:30pm

Updated: The girls’ first tournament game has been changed to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

The Boothbay Region High School girls varsity basketball team finished the 2018-2019 regular season undefeated after defeating the Telstar Rebels, 65-36, in Bethel on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

The Rebels (3-15) kept the game fairly close for three quarters, trailing by only eight points, 33-25, but the Seahawks went on to outscore the hosts, 32-11, in the final eight minutes.

Senior co-captain Faith Blethen led all scorers with 21 points. The Seahawks also got 16 points from Glory Blethen and 12 from senior co-captain Ashley Abbott.

Luci Rothwell led Telstar with 11 points, followed by Sadie Richardson with nine.

The Seahawks will go into the Class C South tournament ranked number one. They will face the winner of the tournament prelim game between no. 8 St. Dominic Academy and no. 9 Buckfield Jr./Sr. High School (TBA) in the Class C South quarterfinals at the Augusta Civic Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m.