High school boys and girls basketball

Mariners, Vikings, Windjammers, Hawks prevail in weekend hoop action

Early part of roundball season begins to take shape
By Staff | Dec 17, 2013

It was a busy weekend on the hardwood for Midcoast high school basketball squads, several of whom played Friday or Saturday, Dec. 13-14.

Both Oceanside squads, in addition to the Vinalhaven girls and North Haven boys, collected wins over the weekend, while the Medomak Valley boys, North Haven girls and Vinalhaven boys came up short in their respective quests for victories.

Coaches can report results to Courier Publications/VillageSoup by emailing game information or by sending photos, taken by a smartphone, of the home and away books, to sports@courierpublicationsllc.com. Results also can be reported by calling 594-4401, extension 116.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Girls basketball

Oceanside 64, Lincoln Academy 58

At Rockland Dec. 14, the Mariners (3-1) rallied in the fourth quarter and came out on top against the visiting Eagles. Lincoln Academy led 13-6 after the first quarter, 30-15 at halftime and 43-40 after three quarters.

Emily Gould pumped in 17 points for Oceanside, while Kalyn Grover tallied 12; Brooke Dugan, 11; Makenna Brooks, 10; Lily Vachon, seven; Ashley Gardner, four; Brianna Dugan, two; and Payton Billingsley, one.

For Lincoln Academy, Jen Genthner scored a game-high 21 points, while Barrett Campbell added 14; Brie Wajer, seven; Chloe Hallowell, five; Leslie Sandefur, four; Taylor Oliver, three; and Dani Pinkham and Avae Traina, both two.

The Mariners were 23-of-34 (68 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 16-of-20 (80 percent).

Camden Hills 63, Mount View 30

At Rockport Dec. 14, the Windjammers (4-0) had no trouble with the visiting Mustangs and sailed to their fourth straight win. Camden Hills led 10-8, 34-15 and 50-23 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Bowman poured in 20 points to lead the Windjammers, while Charlotte Messer, Jaclyn Gilson and Rachel Pease each added 10; Eliza Boetsch, seven; and Jane van der Schaaf, four.

For Mount View, Jenni Nadeau netted 12 points, while Courtney Morse added nine.

Camden Hills led 38-26 in the rebound battle and the Windjammers also dished out 20 assists. Bekah Hilt had nine rebounds for the hosts, while Pease grabbed eight. Messer also had seven assists in the win.

"We shared the ball well today," said 'Jammer coach Marty Messer. "Twenty assists is definitely the highest Camden [Hills] single-game total in the last four years. I like the way we are becoming a complete team [and] able to to be effective with several different lineups and defenses [in] both full and halfcourt."

Vinalhaven 56, Valley 40

At Vinalhaven Dec. 14, the islanders (2-2) pulled away from the Cavaliers of Bingham in the second half and prevailed by 14 points. Valley led 12-10 after the first quarter, but Vinalhaven took a 24-21 lead at halftime and a 41-29 lead after three quarters.

Bailey Wadleigh scored 18 points for the winners, while Ashley Hamilton scored 13; Eliza Davidson, nine; Ryann Warren, six; Ellie Reidy, five; Taylor Littlefield, four; and Bethany Candage, one.

For Valley, Teagan Lawyerson scored 16 points, while Kristen Matthews and Darlene Davis each added eight.

Vinalhaven 42, Valley 33

At Vinalhaven Dec. 13, the Vikings netted their first win of the season as they bested the visiting Cavaliers. Vinalhaven led 13-6, 22-12 and 29-23 at the quarter breaks.

Ashley Hamilton led the Vikings with 12 points, while Ryann Warren added nine; Ellie Reidy, eight; Virginia Wadleigh, five; Bailey Wadleigh, four; and Taylor Littlefield and Eliza Davidson, both two.

For Valley, Teagan Lawyerson scored 14 points, while Jordan Belanger added six; and Haley Miller and Kristen Matthews, both four.

The islanders were 9-of-27 (33 percent) from the foul line, while the Cavaliers were 1-of-9 (11 percent).

Rangeley 53, North Haven 20

At Rangeley Dec. 13, the Lakers jumped to an early lead and never looked back in a win over the young Hawks (0-5). Rangeley led 14-2, 26-7 and 39-16 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Hallowell scored 12 points, while Gina MacDonald added four; and Ashlynn Ames and Alyssa Caroff, both two for the islanders.

For Rangeley, Tori Letarte scored 18 points, while Blayke Morin tallied 15; Seve Deery-DeRaps, 12; Natasha Haley, six; and Maddison Egan, two.

The Hawks netted 7-of-9 (78 percent) free-throw attempts, all of which were made and attempted by Hallowell. Rangeley converted 5-of-10 (50 percent) attempts.

Rangeley 60, North Haven 20

At Rangeley Dec. 14, the Hawks were grounded as they fell to the host Lakers by 40 points. Rangeley led 19-9, 39-11 and 51-15 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Hallowell and Gina MacDonald each scored eight points for North Haven, while Ashlynn Ames and Jasmine Brown each added two.

For Rangeley, Blakye Morin poured in 29 points, while Taylor Esty added 10; Michaela Shorey, eight; Natasha Haley, five; Tori Letarte, four; and Celia Philbrick and Maddison Egan, both two.

The Hawks were 6-of-8 (75 percent) from the foul line, all of which were made and attempted by Hallowell. Rangeley netted 7-of-18 (38 percent) attempts.

Boys basketball

Morse 45, Medomak Valley 36

At Bath Dec. 14, the Shipbuilders dealt the Panthers (3-1) their first loss of the young season. Medomak Valley led 8-7 after the first eight minutes, while Morse took a 16-15 lead at halftime. The two teams were knotted at 28-28 after three quarters, but the hosts went on a 17-8 run to end the game.

Colton Spear scored 12 points for the Panthers, while Nicholas DePatsy added seven; Zach Starr and Hunter Wincapaw, both five; Micah Williamson, four; Hunter Baughman, two; and Zach Little, one.

For Morse, Chris Paulus scored 11 points, while Ethan Winglass added 10; Jacob Freeman, seven; Liam McDonough, six; Casey Watson, five; and Ayden Brillard and Juwan Moore, both three.

Oceanside 77, Lincoln Academy 57

At Rockland Dec. 14, the Mariners (3-1) sailed to their third straight victory, besting the Eagles by 20 points.

Isaiah Stone-Patterson tossed in 18 points for the hosts, while Nick Judge netted 16; David Gould, 14; Eli Thorbjornson, seven; and Hunter Grindle, Nick Nazurek, Jarrod Leonardi and Griffin Lombardo, all four.

The Mariners were 77 percent from the foul line, 8-of-17 (47 percent) on 3-point field goals and 16-of-28 (57 percent) on two-point field goals.

Information on Lincoln Academy was unavailable.

Valley 58, Vinalhaven 25

At Vinalhaven Dec. 14, the Vikings (0-4) could not keep pace with the Cavaliers of Bingham and fell by 33 points. Valley led 20-7, 28-10 and 38-15 at the quarter breaks.

Noah Slivinsky scored nine points for the Vikings, while Cody Hamilton added seven; Lewis Cray, six; and Cole Mills, three.

For Valley, Dillon Belanger scored 11 points, while Keegan Staples and Jordan Gillespie each added 10; Luke Milloy, eight; Colin Miller and Austin Cates, both six; Cody Lawyerson, five; and Brandon Thomas, two.

The Cavaliers were 5-of-10 (50 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Vikings were 2-of-2 (100 percent).

Valley 59, Vinalhaven 22

At Vinalhaven Dec. 13, the Cavaliers went on a 17-4 run in the second quarter and surged past the Vikings for their third straight win. Valley led 8-7, 25-11 and 44-13 at the quarter breaks.

Cody Hamilton netted 10 points for the islanders, while Lewis Cray added five; Max Stanley, three; and Owen Bineau-Williams and Josey Doughty, both two.

Cody Lawyerson and Luke Milloy led Valley with 12 points, while Jordan Gillespie added 11; Austin Cates, eight; and Keegan Staples, six.

The Vikings were 2-of-5 (40 percent) from the foul line, while the Cavaliers were 8-of-18 (44 percent).

North Haven 65, Rangeley 39

At Rangeley Dec. 14, the Hawks soared to a 26-point win over the host Lakers. North Haven led 17-13, 33-24 and 56-28 at the quarter breaks.

Avery Waterman pumped in 24 points for the winners, while Ethan Mao added 15; Aidan Emerson, 13; Dalton Hornby, nine; and Kaleb Campbell, two.

For Rangeley, Wyatt Dellavalle scored eight points, while Tim White and Orrin Mitchell each added six; Enman Mitchell and Michael Haley, both five; Kyle Larochelle, four; Devon Clark, three; and Ricky Thompson, two.

The Hawks were 10-of-20 (50 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Lakers were 5-of-10 (50 percent).

North Haven 78, Rangeley 41

At Rangeley Dec. 13, the Hawks pulled away from the Lakers in the second quarter and came away with a convincing victory. North Haven led 20-13, 35-15 and 58-26 at the quarter breaks.

Aidan Emerson scored 25 points to lead North Haven, while Avery Waterman tallied 23; Ethan Mao, 20; Dalton Hornby, eight; and Kaleb Campbell, two.

For Rangeley, Wyatt Dellavalle scored 17 points, while Tim White added 13; Mason Cavalier, five; Michael Haley and Ricky Thompson, both two; and Hunter Lowell and Kyle Larochelle, both one.

The Hawks were 10-of-13 (77 percent) from the foul line, while the Lakers were 6-of-11 (54 percent).

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