High school boys and girls basketball

Hawks, Mariners, Vikings, Windjammers weekend winners

Hawk Waterman 12 points from coveted 1,000 for career
By Staff | Jan 27, 2014
Photo by: Mark Haskell Medomak Valley's Sophie Cohen (20), as well as Maranacook's Christine Miller, left, and Catherine Sanborn, during a Jan. 24 high school girls basketball game in Waldoboro. The Black Bears of Readfield won 37-34.

High school basketball courts throughout the Midcoast and beyond were busy over the weekend, with many teams looking to cement late-season wins as the calendar prepares to turn to February and tourney time.

Among the winners over the weekend were the North Haven, Oceanside and Vinalhaven boys, along with the Camden Hills girls.

Following this weekend's games, North Haven's Avery Waterman now has 988 points for his career and could eclipse the 1,000 plateau on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at neighboring Vinalhaven.

Click for photos from the Waterville at Camden Hills girls game.

Click for photos from the Maranacook at Medomak Valley girls game.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Boys basketball

North Haven 41, Seacoast Christian 40

At South Berwick Jan. 25, the Hawks held on for a one-point win over the Guardians. North Haven led 10-7, 18-15 and 31-29 at the quarter breaks.

Ethan Mao led the Hawks with 20 points, while Avery Waterman added 12; Aidan Emerson, seven; and Dalton Hornby, two.

Skylar Archer scored 13 points for the Guardians, while Isaac Lacroix added 11; Logan Archer, eight; Caleb Lacroix, five; and Ethan Towne, three.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standing for Western Class D, North Haven (13-1, 39.4935 points) is fifth, while Forest Hills of Jackman (15-1, 58.6456 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

North Haven 59, Seacoast Christian 34

At South Berwick Jan. 24, the Hawks soared to their 12th win of the year. North Haven led 12-11, 32-16 and 47-27 at the quarter breaks.

Ethan Mao scored 20 points for the islanders, Aidan Emerson added 19; Avery Waterman, 14; and Chayse MacDonald, two. Waterman had a triple-double on the game, adding 11 rebounds and 10 steals.

Logan Archer scored 14 points for the Guardians, while Isaac Lacroix added eight; and Caleb Lacroix and Skylar Archer, six.

Vinalhaven 72, Highview Christian 28

At Penobscot Christian School in Bangor Jan. 25, the Vikings netted their third win of the season with a victory over the Knights. Vinalhaven led 18-10, 29-14 and 46-20 at the quarter breaks.

Max Stanley scored 18 points for the Vikings, while Everett Webster added 12; Doug Day, 12; Noah Slivinsky, 11; Cody Hamilton, seven; Lewis Cray, six; Josie Doughty, four; and Hunter Smith, two.

Aarom Pomerleau scored 12 points to lead Highview Christian, while Jae Hwan Kim added eight; J.J. Shelder and Spencer Pomerleau, three; and Gyo Hwang, two.

Vinalhaven converted 2-of-10 (20 percent) free-throw attempts, while Highview Christian added 4-of-12 (33 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (3-12, 7.0988 points) is 11th, while Forest Hills of Jackman (15-1, 58.6456 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 74, Highview Christian 21

At Penobscot Christian School in Bangor Jan. 24, the Vikings prevailed by a convincing margin over the Knights. Vinalhaven led 28-7, 36-14 and 57-14 at the quarter breaks.

Cody Hamilton scored 22 points for the Vikings, while Noah Slivinsky added 16; Max Stanley and Lewis Cray, 10; Everett Webster, five; Josie Doughty, four; Doug Day, three; and Owen Bineau-Williams and Hunter Smith, two.

Spencer Pomerleau scored six points for the hosts, while J.J. Shelder and Jaw Hwan Kim added four; Aaron Pomerleau, three; and Gabe Philbrick, two.

The Vikings were 6-of-10 (60 percent) from the foul line, while the Knights were 5-of-15 (33 percent).

Waterville 62, Camden Hills 56

At Waterville Jan. 24, the Purple Panthers outscored the Windjammers 22-8 in the third quarter and picked up their eighth win of the year. Camden Hills led 16-12 after the first quarter and 38-27 at halftime, while Waterville was ahead 49-46 after three quarters.

Chandler Crans netted 26 points for Camden Hills, while Colin Morse added nine; Connor Graffam, seven; Jayson Kuhn, six; and Merrill Hall, Terron Bailey, Andrew Hall and John Hall, all two.

Owen Brown scored 26 points for Waterville, while Justin Jabar added 13; Chris Hale, 11; Alan Wood, 10; and Matt Bernier, two.

“We wasted a good first half by coming out of the locker room with absolutely no energy in the second half,” said Camden Hills coach Jeff Hart. “Being outshot 25-8 from the foul line indicates how we did not do the extra things to get the ball to the basket and draw fouls. We’re going to need to regroup this week and get back on track.”

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (11-3, is second, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (12-2, 94.2901 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 52, Lincoln Academy 37

At Newcastle Jan. 24, the Mariners sailed to their 12th win of the year, besting the Eagles by 15 points.

Nick Judge scored 22 points to lead Oceanside, while Isaiah Stone-Patterson added 15; David Gould, 13; Nick Mazurek, 11; Hunter Grindle, seven; and Jarrod Leonardi, six.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (12-2, 94.2901 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Camden Hills 65, Maine Central Institute 43

At Rockport Jan. 25, the Windjammers sailed to their seventh win of the year. Camden Hills led 18-9, 33-18 and 55-30 at the quarter breaks.

Leading the Camden Hills offense were Charlotte Messer (13 points, 3 assists, 2 steals), Maddie Bowman (12 points, 3 steals), Rachel Pease (8 points, 9 rebounds, 3 blocks), Bekah Hilt (9 points, 5 rebounds), Eliza Boetsch (4 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals), Annie Young (4 points), Marissa Libby (3 points, 5 rebounds), Jane van der Schaaf (3 points), Jaclyn Gilson (2 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds) and Kathryn Snyder (3 assists).

Ashley Alton scored 11 points for the Huskies, while Hannah Emery added eight.

The Windjammers were 12-of-23 (52 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 16-of-27 (59 percent). Camden Hills held a 39-21 edge in rebounds.

“The team played well today,” said Camden Hills coach Marty Messer. “It was great to see the support among team members. We played with a lot of intensity the whole game."

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (7-7, 35.6481 points) is 10th, while Presque Isle (16-0, 114.0432 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Seacoast Christian 34, North Haven 23

At North Haven Jan. 25, the Hawks managed only one field goal through the first three quarters as the Guardians picked up the win. Seacoast Christian led 8-3, 20-6 and 32-6 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Hallowell led North Haven with eight points, while Jasmine Brown and Samantha Sparhawk added six; Adrianna Ames, two; and Natalie Carrier, one.

Kylene DeSmith scored 10 points to lead Seacoast Christian, while Kristen Witther added eight; Laken Kerrigan, six; Aryn Akerberg and Julia Lord, four; and Ali Morin, two.

The Hawks were 5-of-11 (45 percent) from the foul line, while the Guardians were 3-of-9 (33 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, North Haven (2-12, 1.1765 points) is 15th (last), while Forest Hills of Jackman (16-0, 72.8136 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Seacoast Christian 36, North Haven 20

At North Haven Jan. 24, the Guardians distanced themselves from the hosts in the second half en route to a 16-point win. Seacoast Christian led 10-8 after the first quarter, while North Haven tied the game 14-14 at halftime. Seacoast Christian then took a 23-16 lead after three quarters.

Maddie Hallowell scored 10 points for the hosts, while Jasmine Brown added five; Natalie Carrier, four; and Samantha Sparhawk, one.

Kylene DeSmith scored 13 points for the visitors, while Ali Morin added 10; Laken Kerrigan, six; Courtney Williams, four; Kristin Witther, two; and Julia Lord, one.

The Hawks were 3-of-6 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Guardians were 1-of-4 (25 percent).

Camden Hills 33, Waterville 31

At Rockport Jan. 24, the Windjammers held on for a two-point win over the Purple Panthers. Waterville led 10-7 after the first quarter, while the two teams were knotted 19-19 at halftime. Camden Hills also led 31-25 after three quarters.

Leading the 'Jammers were Charlotte Messer (10 points, 3 rebounds), Rachel Pease (4 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals), Bekah Hilt (8 points, 6 rebounds), Maddie Bowman (5 points, 5 rebounds), Eliza Boetsch (2 points, 2 rebounds), Macy Buck (2 points), Jaclyn Gilson (5 rebounds) and Annie Young (steal).

Jordan Jabar scored 13 points for Waterville, while Colleen O'Donnell added 12; Hannah Allen, four; and Fotini Shanos, two.

Camden Hills netted 3-of-6 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Waterville made 3-of-8 (37 percent). The Windjammers led 33-21 in rebounds.

Maranacook 37, Medomak Valley 34

At Rockport Jan. 24, the Black Bears held on for a three-point win over the Panthers. Maranacook led 15-9, 21-19 and 28-26 at the quarter breaks.

Hannah Marks scored 18 points for the Panthers, while Justice Barrows added seven; Maggie Cox, four; Sammie Griffin, three; and Sophie Cohen, two.

Liz D'Angelo scored 14 points for the Black Bears, while Christine Miller added 11; Catherine Sanborn, seven; Maggie Cox, four; and Sage Hyland, two.

Medomak Valley netted 6-of-8 (75 percent) from the foul line, while Maranacook converted all eight of its attempts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (9-5, 50.7716 points) is fifth, while Presque Isle (16-0, 114.0432 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 53, Oceanside 45

At Newcastle Jan. 24, the Eagles held the Mariners at bay throughout the game and prevailed by eight points. Lincoln Academy led 18-12, 31-28 and 38-33 at the quarter breaks.

Makenna Brooks scored 20 points to lead the Mariners, while Emily Gould added eight; Ashley Gardner, six; Payton Billingsley and Brooke Dugan, three; Alexis Davis and Brianna Dugan, two; and Lily Vachon, one.

Brie Wajer scored 13 points for the Eagles, while Jen Genthner added 11; Alyx York, nine; Ave Traina and Barrett Campbell, three; and Sam Burke, two.

The Mariners were 9-of-14 (64 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 12-of-28 (43 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (7-7, 49.3827 points) is seventh, while Presque Isle (16-0, 114.0432 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

North Haven 38, Acadia Christian 11

At North Haven Jan. 18, the Hawks held the Seahawks in both the second and fourth quarters and picked up their second straight win. North Haven led 10-4, 17-4 and 25-11 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Hallowell scored 12 points for North Haven, while Kennady Cooper added 10; Jasmine Brown, eight; Samantha Sparhawk, four; Adrianna Ames, three; and Alyssa Caroff, one.

Teighan Colson scored seven points for Acadia Christian, while Jocelyn Davis added four.

The Hawks were 2-of-6 (33 percent) from the foul line, while the Seahawks were 0-of-6.

North Haven 41, Acadia Christian 18

At North Haven Jan. 17, the Hawks shut out the Seahawks in the first quarter and soared to their first win of the year. North Haven led 11-0, 23-4 and 28-15 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Hallowell scored 19 points for the winners, while Adrianna Ames added 10; Jasmin Brown, eight; and Alyssa Caroff and Samantha Sparhawk, two.

Jocelyn Davis scored eight points for the Seahawks, while Teighan Colson added seven; and Kristen Beal, three.

North Haven netted 4-of-8 (50 percent) free throws, while Acadia Christian netted 2-of 5 (40 percent).

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