Camden Hills, Oceanside prevail in holiday weekend contestsMariner boys downed by buzzer-beating shot in Gardiner
It was an eventful few days for Knox County-based high school basketball squads, with the Camden Hills and Oceanside boys and girls in action through the long holiday weekend.
The Windjammer boys and girls prevailed in contests against Morse of Bath and Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, while the Oceanside girls kept rolling with a weekend victory over Gardiner.
The Oceanside boys were not as fortunate, falling victim to a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer in Gardiner against the Tigers.
The following is a recap of recent results for the area squads:
Camden Hills 60, Morse 48
At Rockport Jan. 21, the Windjammers, despite a late Shipbuilder rally, picked up their ninth win of the season in an afternoon contest. Camden Hills led 22-11, 37-22 and 52-42 at the quarter breaks.
Colin Morse pumped in 20 points for the 'Jammers, while Connor Hart added nine; Jayson Kuhn, eight; Terron Bailey, seven; Chandler Crans and Connor Graffam, both five; and Joe Chamberlain, three.
For Morse, Ethan Winglass scored 25 points, while Matt Munster and Jacob Freeman each tallied six; Kevin McKellar, four; Liam McDonough, three; and D'Vaughn Myers and Jordan Lister, both two.
Gardiner 56, Oceanside 55
At Gardiner Jan. 19, the hosts got a game-winning 3-pointer from Seth McFarland as time expired to give the Tigers a thrilling one-point victory. Oceanside led 16-14, 33-28 and 45-42 at the quarter breaks.
Sam Meklin scored 16 points for Oceanside, while Shea Davenport tallied 14; Isaiah Stone-Patterson, 13; Tyler Gilson, five; Nick Judge, three; and David Gould and Matt Zable, both two.
For Gardiner, Tyler Jamison netted 20 points, while Trevor Austin added 10; McFarland, nine; Dennis Meehan and Brad Weston, both six; Logan Hallett and Brad Bailey, both two; and Jensen Orweiler, both one.
The Mariners were 12-of-18 (67 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Tigers were 8-of 10 (80 percent).
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (9-3, 60.4938 points) is third, while Presque Isle (11-2, 71.1420 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 62, Maine Central Institute 29
At Pittsfield Jan. 19, the Windjammers secured their eighth win of the year in convincing fashion, besting the Huskies by 33 points. Camden Hills led 19-6, 35-18 and 48-28 at the quarter breaks.
Kuhn netted 15 points to lead Camden Hills, while Chandler Crans added nine; Morse and Bailey, both eight; Hart, seven; Graffam, six; Alex Crans, five; and Bill Bracher, four.
For MCI, Jerry Chen scored 12 points, while Kael McCarthy added six and Doug Bryant four.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hils (9-3, 51.8519 points) is sixth, while Presque Isle (11-2, 71.1420 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 71, Morse 44
At Bath Jan. 21, the Windjammers sailed out of the gate and had no trouble with the Shipbuilders, routing the visitors by 27 points. Camden Hills led 17-8, 33-17 and 52-28 at the quarter breaks.
Leading the 'Jammers were Jordan Knowtlon (19 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists), Megan LeGage (12 points, 2 assists), Rachel Pease (8 points, 6 blocks, 5 rebounds, 2 steals), Macy Buck (6 points, 2 blocks), Annie Young (3 points), Hannah Wincklhofer (2 points), Kristina Alex (4 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, assist), Jaclyn Gilson (2 points, assist), Maddie Bowman (3 points), Bekah Hilt (6 points, 2 steals) and Katie McMorrow (6 points, 3 assists, 2 steals).
For Morse, Lexi Groaves scored nine points, while Megan Hixon added eight.
Both teams committed 20 turnovers, while Camden Hills outrebounded Morse 37-24.
The Windjammers were 16-of-24 (67 percent) from the foul line, while the Shipbuilders were 7-of-17 (37 percent).
Camden Hills 72, Maine Central Institute 34
At Rockport Jan. 19, the Windjammers had no trouble with the visiting Huskies and picked up their seventh win of the year in convincing fashion. Camden Hills led 23-10, 43-20 and 61-28 at the quarter breaks.
Leading Camden Hills were Knowlton (28 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists), Buck (11 points, 3 rebounds), Pease (11 points, 14 rebounds, 3 blocks, 4 steals), LeGage (7 points, 4 steals, 4 assists), McMorrow (5 points, 2 steals, 3 assists), Eliza Boetsch (4 points, 4 rebounds), Young (3 points, 4 assists) and Hilt (2 points, 6 steals, 3 rebounds).
For MCI, Kat Smedburg tallied six points.
The Windjammers were 15-of-24 (62 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 5-of-19 (26 percent). Camden Hills outrebounded MCI 37-28.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (8-4, 38.3642 points) is fifth, while Presque isle (13-0, 77.8704 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Oceanside 55, Gardiner 53
At Rockland Jan. 19, the Mariners did just enough to pick up the win over the visiting Tigers, rallying in the fourth quarter.
Hannah Plourde and Brooke Dugan each netted 15 points for the winners, while Kennadi Grover added 14 for the Mariners.
Ally Day had a 15-point effort for Gardiner.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (11-1, 68.6111 points) is second, while Presque isle (13-0, 77.8704 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
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