High school boys and girls basketball

Mariners, Mustangs, Windjammers, Panthers seal Jan. 28 wins

Mount View girls downed by unbeaten Warriors, Viking girls victorious
By Staff | Jan 29, 2014
Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer A slew of players, including Camden Hills' Rachel Pease, middle back, and Charlotte Messer, left, as well as Belfast's Kaitlin Goslant, middle, and Mariah Sturgis, right, look for a rebound during a Jan. 28 high school girls basketball game in Rockport. The Windjammers won 65-48.

The final high school games of the regular season are upon us with several squads throughout the region jockeying for playoff positioning in boys and girls basketball.

Among the winning squads on Tuesday night, Jan. 28 were the Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Camden Hills boys and girls squads, along with the Mount View boys. Additionally, the Mount View girls had their hands full and fell to undefeated Nokomis of Newport on the hardwood.

The Vinalhaven girls also netted a pair of wins on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25 over Highview Christian.

Click for photos from the Belfast at Camden Hills girls varsity game.

Click for photos from the Belfast at Camden Hills girls jayvee game.

Click for photos from the Camden Hills at Belfast boys varsity game.

Click for photos from the Camden Hills at Belfast boys jayvee game.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Boys basketball

Camden Hills 65, Belfast 48

At Belfast Jan. 28, the Windjammers received their typically-strong performances from seniors Chandler Crans and Colin Morse and a strong second-half effort from John Hall as the visitors picked up their 12th win of the year. Camden Hills led 14-10, 28-14 and 45-28 at the quarter breaks.

Crans and Morse each had 15 points on the night for Camden Hills, while Hall added 13 — all in the second half. Andrew Hall scored six points for the 'Jammers, while Jack Gallagher added four; Yani Stancioff and Merrill Hall, three; and Terron Bailey and Connor Graffam, two.

Korey Doolan poured in a game-high 25 points for the Lions, while Zavier Roman added 11; Rory Ambrose, seven; Garrett Hamlin, four; and Asa Lewis, one.

Camden Hills netted 11-of-16 (69 percent) foul shots, while Belfast made 8-of-13 (61 percent).

The Lions kept things close in the second half, but the Windjammers went on an 8-0 run to end the half, which extended their lead to 14 points. Crans netted a trey from the top of the key with less than three seconds left to top off the run.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (12-3, 89.6605 points) is second, while Belfast (1-14, 7.5617 points) is 16th. Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (13-2, 111.5741 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 56, Morse 47

At Rockland Jan. 28, the Mariners erased a first-half deficit and sailed to their 13th win of the season. Morse led 19-13 after the first quarter and 27-20 at halftime, while the hosts rallied to tie the game 37-37 after three quarters.

David Gould pumped in 23 points for Oceanside, while Nick Judge added nine; Nick Mazurek and Isaiah Stone-Patterson, seven; Jarrod Leonardi, six; and Hunter Grindle, four.

Ethan Winglass scored 16 points for Morse, while Chris Paulus added 13; Jacob Freeman, eight; Keegan McDonough and Liam McDonough, three; and Casey Watson and Juwan Moore, two.

The Mariners netted 5-of-5 free throws — four from Judge and another from Gould — all in the fourth quarter. The Shipbuilders converted 7-of-14 (50 percent) attempts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (13-2, 111.5741 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 59, Nokomis 47

At Newport Jan. 28, the Mustangs held the Warriors at bay throughout the game and came away with their seventh win of the season Mount View led 16-11, 35-23 and 53-37 at the quarter breaks.

Nathan Wren poured in 28 points for the 'Stangs, while Steven Davis and Jack Simpson added eight; Emmett Shell, five; Bryan Jungels, four; and Mikey Hustus, Tyler Ripley and Kyle Crowell, two. Wren netted four treys and Simpson one.

Andrew Cartwright netted 31 points for the Warriors and also scored his 1,000th career point in the third quarter on a three-point field goal. He now has 1,012 points for his high school career.

Samuel Brown scored seven points for Nokomis, while Jacob Winslow added four; Noah Kershner, three; and Mike Massow, two. Cartwright netted three treys, while Brown and Kershner had one.

The Mustangs were 8-of-19 (42 percent) from the foul line, while the Warriors were 4-of-5 (80 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (7-9, 17.3148 points) is 14th, while Oceanside (13-2, 111.5741 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 72, Leavitt 48

At Waldoboro Jan. 28, the Panthers jumped to a large lead in the first half and never looked back en route to a 24-point win. Medomak Valley led 23-10, 50-20 and 65-35 at the quarter breaks.

Nicholas DePatsy scored 17 points to lead the Panthers, while Michael Wadsworth added 15; Zach Little, eight; Cam Allaire and Colton Spear, seven; Micah Williamson, six; Noah Beck, five; Maty Moore, four; Jonathan Allard, two; and Patrick Madden, one.

Eli Calder scored 13 points for the Hornets, while Zach Goulette added 12; Mitchell Davis, eight; Levi Morin and Korey Caito, five; Gabe Seely, three; and Max Green, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (8-7, 57.0988 points) is eighth, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (13-2, 111.5741 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Camden Hills 65, Belfast 48

At Rockport Jan. 28, the Windjammers jumped to an early lead on the Lions and sailed to a 17-point win. Camden Hills led 22-11, 33-22 and 47-29 at the quarter breaks.

Leading the 'Jammers were Charlotte Messer (13 points, 2 assists, 2 steals), Rachel Pease (11 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 blocks), Maddie Bowman (15 points, 3 rebounds, steal), Eliza Boetsch (8 points, 8 rebounds), Macy Buck (7 points, 2 assists), Jaclyn Gilson (2 points, 4 assists), Annie Young (point), Kathryn Snyder (2 steals) and Bekah Hilt (3 rebounds, 3 steals).

Mariah Sturgis scored 16 points for the Lions, while Anna Simmons added 15; Ashley Littlefield, eight; Brogan Leppanen, three; and Breann Cummings, Kelci Faulkingham and Maddy Littlefield, two.

Camden Hills netted 22-of-36 from the charity stripe, while Belfast netted 8-of-14. The Windjammers led 28-24 in rebounds.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (8-7, 38.8889 points) is 10th, while Belfast (1-14, 3.2407 points) is 17th. Presque Isle (16-0, 122.3765 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 54, Mount View 21

At Thorndike Jan. 28, the Warriors went on a 19-3 run in the second quarter and remained unbeaten on the year with a 33-point win Nokomis led 12-7, 31-10 and 43-15 at the quarter breaks.

Jenni Nadeau scored six points for Mount View, while Megan Elkins added five; Brooke Tripp, four; Morgan Clifford and Halle Reynolds, two; and Dinah Bilodeau and Courtney Morse, one.

Taylor Shaw scored 18 points for Nokomis, while Kelsie Richards added 12; Anna MacKenzie, eight; Lindsay Whitney, five; Sydney Moore and Kylie Richards, four; Taylor Quick, two; and Mikayla Charters, one.

The Mustangs netted 3-of-8 (37 percent) from the foul line, while the Warriors were 9-of-17 (53 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (3-13, 3.2407 points) is 18th, while Presque Isle (16-0, 122.3765 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 54, Leavitt 44

At Turner Jan. 28, the Panthers outscored the Hornets 20-8 in the final stanza and won their 10th game of the year. Medomak Valley led 10-9, 25-23 and 33-32 at the quarter breaks.

Hannah Marks scored 18 points for Medomak Valley, while Maggie Cox added 15; Justice Barrows, 11; Sophie Cohen, six; and Ariel Haskins, three.

Meagan Davis scored 11 points for Leavitt, while Allie Belaire and Chantel Eells added seven; Cassidy Bunker and Shannon O'Malley, six; Kendra Gilbert, four; and Miranda Coombs, three.

The Panthers scored 24-of-36 from the foul line, while the Hornets were 5-of-9.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (9-6, 55.0926 points) is seventh, while Presque Isle (16-0, 122.3765 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley's win over Leavitt has yet to be reflected in the most recent Heal Point Standings.

Vinalhaven 81, Highview Christian 32

At Bangor Jan. 25 ,the islanders netted a big win over the host Knights. Vinalhaven led 19-10, 40-17 and 68-25 at the quarter breaks.

Ashley Hamilton scored 33 points for the visitors, while Ryann Warren added 18; Bailey Wadleigh, 12; Ashley Davis-Oakes, nine; Ellie Reidy, six; and Taylor Littlefield, three.

Reagan Paul led Highview Christian with 25 points.

The Vikings were 9-of-17 (53 percent) from the foul line, while the Knights were 8-of-12 (75 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (9-6, 28.2771 points) is seventh, while Forest Hills of Jackamn (17-0, 78.7550 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 78, Highview Christian 17

At Bangor Jan. 24, the Vikings had no trouble with the Knights and prevailed by a convincing margin. Vinalhaven led 24-4, 37-7 and 53-13 at the quarter breaks.

Ashley Hamilton netted 26 points for Vinalhaven, while Taylor Littlefield and Ellie Reidy added 11; Bailey Wadleigh and Ashley Davis-Oakes, 10; Ryann Warren and Bethany Candage, four; and Hannah Ames, two. The islanders were 1-of-8 from the foul line.

Reagan Paul netted all 17 points for Highview Christian.

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