High school boys basketball

Deep, talented Mariners set sail for season-opening win

Winslow no match for host Oceanside as most Mariners get in scoring act
By Ken Waltz | Dec 08, 2012
Photo by: Mark Haskell Oceanside's David Gould (4) is ahead of the field, including Winslow's Justin Kerwin, during a high school boys basketball game Dec. 7 in Rockland. In the home- and season-opening game, the host Mariners beat the Black Raiders 80-53.

Rockland — The Oceanside boys basketball team is expected to challenge for league and regional championships this winter and, on Friday night, Dec. 7, the host Mariners showed a few of the reasons why.

With inside dominance, strong perimeter shooting, tough defense and overwhelming depth, the Mariners (1-0) raced past visiting Winslow to the tune of a 27-point victory — with the final score being 80-53.

The undermanned Black Raiders, who had several players injured before the game, including during the contest, were no match for the Mariners, who played their home- and season-opener.

Click for photos from the game.

For Oceanside, Isaiah Stone-Patterson scored 21 points, including sinking five 3-pointers, while Shea Davenport added 15 points and Sam Meklin chipped in 12 points and 15 rebounds. Also chipping in for Oceanside was Tyler Gilson and Nick Judge with nine points each, while David Gould and Keenan Hendricks each added five and Nick Mazurek and Matt Zable both two.

Winslow was led by Trevor Lovely with 16 points, while Justin Kervin and Nathan Lanphear each added nine; Austin Ireland, eight; Justin Martin, five; Trenton Bouchard, four; and Josh Kervin, two.

The Mariners led 17-14 after one quarter, as Davenport netted seven points and Nick Judge five in the opening stanza. The hosts then outscored the Black Raiders 25-9 in the second quarter, led by six points from Gilson and five from Gould. From that point, Winslow could not keep pace.

Davenport tallied 10 points in the first half, while Stone-Patterson tallied 18 of his points over the final 16 minutes.

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