High school boys and girls basketball

Mariners, Windjammers, Panthers, Hawks, Vikings prevail in weekend court battles

Oceanside and Camden Hills boys keep battling for top spot in region
By Staff | Jan 13, 2014
Photo by: Ken Waltz Looking at the American flag during the singing of the national anthem are Oceanside's Payton Billingsley (30), Ashley Gardner (10) and Brooke Dugan (42) during a Jan. 11 high school girls basketball game with Morse of Bath in Rockland. The host Mariners won 58-48.

High school varsity basketball squads throughout Knox and part of Lincoln counties were in action over the weekend with many games played on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 10-11.

The Oceanside, Camden Hills, North Haven and Vinalhaven boys secured wins over the weekend, as did the Mariner and Medomak Valley girls squads.

Click for photos from the Morse at Oceanside girls varsity game.

Click for photos from the Morse at Oceanside girls jayvee game.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Boys basketball

Oceanside 68, Morse 63

At Bath Jan. 11, the Mariners trailed early, but battled back and hit their free throws down the stretch to clinch their ninth straight win. Morse led 22-11 after the first quarter, while Oceanside led 32-31 at halftime. Morse then took a 52-47 lead after three quarters.

Isaiah Stone-Patterson scored 28 points to key Oceanside, while Hunter Grindle added 19; David Gould, 11; Nick Judge, three; and Nick Mazurek and Jarrod Leonardi, two.

Ethan Winglass scored 29 points for Morse, while Keegan McDonough added 10; Casey Watson, nine; Jacob Freeman, eight; and Chris Paulus, seven.

The Mariners were 9-of-14 (64 percent) from the foul line, including 8-of-11 (72 percent) in the fourth quarter. The Shipbuilders netted 9-of-18 (50 percent) attempts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (9-1, 44.2284 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 71, Maine Central Institute 52

At Pittsfield Jan. 11, the Windjammers continued to sail toward the top of the Eastern Class B ranks with a 19-point win over the Huskies. Camden Hills led 14-10, 32-25 and 46-37 at the quarter breaks.

Colin Morse poured in 32 points to lead the 'Jammers to victory, while Jayson Kuhn added nine; Chandler Crans, seven; Andrew Hall, six; John Hall, Connor Graffam, Terron Bailey and Nate Raye, all four; Josiah Krul, two; and Yani Stancioff, one.

Graffam also had 11 rebounds for Camden Hills, while Crans (7 rebounds, 2 assists), Morse (6 rebounds, 5 assists, 6 steals) and John Hall (4 rebounds) also had strong efforts for the visitors.

Jordan Valente and Mitchell Hallee scored 13 points for MCI, while Austin Tolman added 10.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (8-2, 38.3642 points) is second, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (9-1, 44.2284 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

North Haven 84, Greater Portland Christian 43

At North Haven Jan. 11, the Hawks picked up their ninth win of the year with a 41-point triumph over the Lions. North Haven led 27-8, 44-19 and 69-29 at the quarter breaks.

Avery Waterman poured in 34 points, while adding 10 rebounds and nine steals to lead the Hawks, while Ethan Taylor added 16 points; Dalton Hornby, 11; Aidan Emerson, nine; Kaleb Campbell, six; Tristan Carrier and Grayson Demmons, three; and Chayse MacDonald, two.

Ethan Spaulding scored 15 points for GPC, while Jeremiah Hammond added eight; Ryan Waugh, seven; David Davol and Sam Harrington, four; Eddie Davanaugh, three; and Mason Jones, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, North Haven (9-1, 19.5163 points) is second, while Forest Hills of Jackman (8-1, 21.9903 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

North Haven 71, Greater Portland Christian 22

At North Haven Jan. 10, the Hawks held the Lions without a field goal in the first quarter and soared to their eighth win. North Haven led 24-1, 40-8 and 55-13 at the quarter breaks.

Avery Waterman poured in 24 points and had 10 rebounds in the win for the Hawks, while Aidan Emerson added 13 points and 10 rebounds; Ethan Taylor, 12 points and 15 rebounds; Dalton Hornby, nine points; Chayse MacDonald, eight points; Kaleb Campbell, three points; and Grayson Demmons, two points.

Ethan Spaulding and Mason Jones scored eight points for the Lions, while Jeremiah Hammond added six; Sam Whitney, two; and John Condall and David Davol, one.

Vinalhaven 53, Rangeley 50

At Rangeley Jan. 11, the Vikings secured their first win of the season, besting the Lakers by three points. Rangeley led 14-11 after the first quarter and 32-24 at halftime, while Vinalhaven took a 43-38 lead after three quarters.

Cody Hamilton scored 17 points for the Vikings, while Lewis Cray, Noah Slivinsky and Max Stanley added 10; and Liam Thomas, six.

Michael Haley scored 21 points for Rangeley, while Tim White added 14.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (1-10, 1.5432 points) is 13th, while Forest Hills of Jackman (8-1, 21.9903 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Rangeley 47, Vinalhaven 46 (2OT)

At Rangeley Jan. 10, the Lakers outlasted the visiting Vikings in two overtimes. Rangeley led 14-11 after the first quarter, 20-17 at halftime and 30-27 after three quarters. The two squads were tied 38-38 at the end of regulation.

Cody Hamilton scored 11 points for the Vikings, while Noah Slivinsky and Max Stanley added 10; Lewis Cray, six; Liam Thomas, five; and Hunter Smith, four.

Tim White scored 14 points to lead the Lakers, while Michael Haley added 11.

Girls basketball

Medomak Valley 42, Belfast 18

At Belfast Jan. 11, the Panthers netted their seventh win of the season as the Lions remain winless on the year. Medomak Valley led 9-6, 25-10 and 36-14 at the quarter breaks.

Maggie Cox scored 10 points for the Panthers, while Hannah Marks and Justice Barrows added eight; Sammie Griffin, five; Sophie Cohen and Brooke Benedict, four; and Krista Hooper, one.

Breann Cummings and Maddy Littlefield each scored five points for the Lions, while Mariah Sturgis and Ashley Littlefield added four.

The Panthers were 17-of-34 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 2-of-7 (26 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (7-2, 23.7963 points) is seventh, while Belfast (0-9, no points) is 19th (last). Presque Isle (12-0, 56.6358 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 58, Morse 48

At Rockland Jan. 11, the Mariners pulled away from the Shipbuilders in an otherwise back-and-forth affair and prevailed by 10 points. Oceanside led 11-9, 25-13 and 32-30 at the quarter breaks.

Emily Gould netted 20 points for Oceanside, while Makenna Brooks added 10; Brooke Dugan, eight; Lily Vachon, six; Ashley Gardner and Kalyn Grover, both four; and Payton Billingsley and Brianna Dugan, both two.

Signe Ostergaard scored 17 points for Morse, while Emma Harriman added 15; Madison Savary, six; Isabelle Paulus, four; Leia Graves, three; and Noa Sreben, two.

The Mariners were 17-of-21 (81 percent) from the foul line, while the Shipbuilders were 12-of-16 (75 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (6-4, 29.4136 points) is third, while Presque Isle (12-0, 56.6358 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Greater Portland Christian 45, North Haven 39

At North Haven Jan. 11, the Lions jumped to an early lead and held the Hawks at bay en route to victory. Greater Portland Christian led 11-6, 26-12 and 39-26 at the quarter breaks.

Samantha Sparhawk scored 16 points for North Haven, while Maddie Hallowell added 13; Adrianna Ames, eight; and Jasmine Brown, four.

Clarissa Jones scored 21 points for the Lions, while Jessica Smith added eight; Kayrin Austin and Erin Robinson, both five; Ashlee Dawson, four; and Amy DePeter, two.

North Haven netted 2-of-5 (40 percent) free-throw attempts, while GPC netted 2-of-7 (28 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, North Haven (0-10, no points) is 15th (last), while Forest Hills of Jackman (9-0, 25.2657 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Greater Portland Christian 48, North Haven 43

At North Haven Jan. 10, the Hawks battled valiantly, but ultimately came up short against the visiting Lions. Greater Portland Christian led 14-10, 25-14 and 33-31 at the quarter breaks.

Jasmine Brown scored 12 points for the islanders, while Samantha Sparhawk added 11; Maddie Hallowell, 10; Adrianna Ames, five; Natalie Carrier, four; and Kennady Cooper, two.

Clarissa Jones scored 23 points for GPC, while Jessica Smith added 10; Erin Robinson, six; Kayrin Austin, four; and Ashlee Dawson, three.

The Hawks were 6-of-15 (40 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 3-of-12 (25 percent).

Rangeley 65, Vinalhaven 28

At Rangeley Jan. 11, the Lakers had no trouble with the visiting Vikings and prevailed by a convincing margin. Rangeley led 22-2, 37-11 and 57-22 at the quarter breaks.

Ashley Hamilton scored 10 points for the Vikings, while Bailey Wadleigh added seven; Ellie Reidy, six; Skylar Sanborn, three; and Hannah Ames, two.

Tori Letarte scored 14 points for the winners, while Seve Deery-DeRaps added 13; Taylor Estes and Natasha Haley, seven; and Teagan Madison and Celia Philbrick, six.

Vinalhaven netted 7-of-16 (44 percent) from the foul line, while Rangeley made 3-of-4 (75 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (6-5, 10.0690 points) is fourth, while Forest Hills of Jackman (9-0, 25.2657 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Rangeley 52, Vinalhaven 26

At Rangeley Jan. 10, the Vikings were doubled up by the host Lakers. Rangeley led 17-2, 29-8 and 45-19 at the quarter breaks.

Ashley Hamilton scored 11 points for the Vikings, while Bailey Wadleigh added six; Bethany Candage and Andrea Shane, four; and Skylar Sanborn, one.

Taylor Estes scored 18 points for the Lakers, while Seve Deery-DeRaps added 13; Blayke Morin, 12; Teagan Madison, five; and Tori Letarte, two.

Vinalhaven was 5-of-12 (42 percent) from the foul line, while Rangeley netted 5-of-11 (45 percent) attempts.

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