Camden Hills sweeps, North Haven swept in Feb. 4 roundball actionWindjammer boys may face Oceanside for KVAC Class B title Feb. 8
The Camden Hills and North Haven boys and girls high school basketball squads were in action on Tuesday, Feb. 4, which resulted in sweeps for both schools — though only the Windjammers' outcome proved beneficial among the Midcoast teams.
The Windjammers emerged victorious over Lincoln Academy, as the boys earned a 74-63 win in Newcastle and the girls a 51-46 decision in Rockport.
The Hawks came up empty against talented Forest Hils of Jackman as the boys fell 70-54 and the girls lost 83-37 in a doubleheader at Thomas College in Waterville.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Camden Hills 51, Lincoln Academy 46
At Rockport Feb. 4, the Windjammers netted a Heal Point-worthy win over the visiting Eagles, which helped them shoot up the Eastern Class B playoff ladder. Lincoln Academy led 20-13 after the first quarter, while Camden Hills led 28-27 at halftime. The Eagles then took a 39-36 advantage after three quarters.
Charlotte Messer and Maddie Bowman put up identical numbers on the night, netting 18 points, three rebounds and two assists. Also chipping in for the hosts were Rachel Pease (9 points, 15 rebounds, 3 blocked shots), Bekah Hilt (6 points, 9 rebounds) and Jaclyn Gilson (3 rebounds, assist)
For Lincoln Academy, Brie Wajer scored 17 points, while Barrett Campbell added 12.
The ‘Jammers netted 17-of-28 free throws (61 percent), while the Eagles converted 4-of-10 (40 percent). The hosts outrebounded the visitors 35-20.
Camden Hills went on a 12-2 run to end the second quarter, while the hosts were also down four points with less than four minutes to play. Messer netted 5-of-6 from the foul line in the final three minutes and the Windjammers were 12-of-16 (75 percent) from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter.
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (10-7, 64.8148 points) is eighth, while Presque Isle (17-0, 150.9259 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Forest Hills 83, North Haven 37
At Thomas College in Waterville Feb. 4, the Tigers finished the regular season unbeaten with a decisive win over the Hawks. Forest Hills led 28-2, 48-10 and 68-23 at the quarter breaks.
Maddie Hallowell scored 17 points for North Haven, while Adrianna Ames and Jasmine Brown added eight; and Samantha Sparhawk, four.
Kori Coro scored 23 points for Forest Hills, while Anna Carrier added 14; Dana McNally, nine; Haley Cuddy, eight; Linda Riley, Keely Taylor, Jocelyn Hoyt and Caitlyn Logston, six; Madison Cuddy, three; and Patricia Lessard, two.
The Hawks were 3-of-4 (75 percent) from the foul line, while the Tigers were 6-of-13 (46 percent).
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, North Haven (2-15, 1.1765 points) is 15th, while Forest Hills (18-0, 93.8921 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 74, Lincoln Academy 63
At Newcastle Feb. 4, the Windjammers sailed to their 14th win of the campaign. Camden Hills led 23-17, 37-31 and 61-47 at the quarter breaks.
Colin Morse poured in 31 points to lead the Windjammers, while Jayson Kuhn added 15; Chandler Crans, 13; Connor Graffam, seven; John Hall, six; and Andrew Hall, two.
Morse added five assists, eight rebounds and two steals, while Crans (4 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals), John Hall (4 rebounds, 3 steals), Graffam (10 rebounds) and Kuhn (5 rebounds) also chipped in for the hosts.
Devin Scherer scored 16 points for Lincoln Academy, while Seward Matel added 14; A.J. Oliver, nine; Cole Leeman, four; Cole Eugely, two; and Brett Cowan and Sam Genthner, one.
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (14-3, 116.6667 points) is second, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (15-2, 142.5926 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Additionally, Camden Hills may square off with Oceanside for the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championship on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at Cony High School in Augusta.
Forest Hills 70, North Haven 54
At Thomas College in Waterville Feb. 4, the Hawks lost for the second time to the Tigers — and the second time all season. Forest Hills led 20-9, 43-17 and 55-38 at the quarter breaks.
Avery Waterman netted 27 points for the Hawks, while Ethan Mao added 14; Aidan Emerson, 10; and Dalton Hornby, three.
Ryan Petrin scored 23 points for the Tigers, while Tanner Daigle added 19; Brandon Ouellette, 15; Nathan Jalbert, seven; and Matt Turner, six.
The Hawks were 6-of-8 (75 percent) from the foul line, while the Tigers were 17-of-22. (77 percent)
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, North Haven (15-2, 53.4785 points) is sixth, while Forest Hills (16-2, 86.0376 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs