Busline League basketball

Middle school squads battle in early-December court cases

By Staff | Dec 05, 2013
Photo by: Ken Waltz Oceanside Blue's Nik Porter (13) and Camden-Rockport's Kerry Sabanty (2) during a Dec. 4 Busline League middle school boys seventh-grade basketball game in Camden.

Busline League middle school basketball teams hooped it up on the court in recent games.

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.

Click for photos from the Oceanside Blue at Camden-Rockport seventh-grade girls game.

Click for photos from the Oceanside Blue at Camden-Rockport seventh-grade boys games.

Click for photos from the Camden-Rockport at Oceanside Blue eighth-grade girls game.

Click for photos from the Camden-Rockport at Oceanside Blue eighth-grade boys game.

Click for other middle school photos from this season.

Watch video below of Oceanside Blue at Camden-Rockport seventh-grade games.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Boys basketball

Camden-Rockport 8th 69, Oceanside Blue 55

At Thomaston Dec. 4, the Schooners sailed to a 14-point win over the host Mariners.

Leading Camden-Rockport on offense were Noah Heidorn with 18 points, while Jesse Fraser added 17; Lucas Boetsch, 10; Conrad Crans, nine; Tucker Grinnell, eight; Joe Davis, four; Will Parks, two; and Eben Merrifield, one.

For Oceanside, Mike Norton Jr. netted 25 points, while Kirt Ilvonen and Logan Sheridan each added six; Trevor Carty, Garrett Young and Josh Peaco, all four; and Zach Porter, Michael Doherty and Silas Miller, all two.

The Schooners were 9-of-20 (45 percent) from the foul line, while the Mariners were 6-of-9 (67 percent).

Oceanside Blue 7th 45, Camden-Rockport 30

At Camden Dec. 4, the Mariners came out on top with a 15-point win over the Schooners.Oceanside led 13-6, 26-11 and 38-18 at the quarter breaks.

Trevor Reed scored 14 points to lead the visitors, while Jack Lombardo and Alex O'Brien each added eight; Jayden Martin, five; Seth Sweet, four; Dustin Cote, three; Nik Porter, two; and Aaron Steeves, one.

For the Schooners, Kerry Sabanty scored 15 points, while Spencer Johndro added six; Charlie O'Brien, five; and Jack Hanson, five.

Both teams made 4-of-13 free throws (31 percent).

Medomak 8th 51, Great Salt Bay 31

At Damariscotta Dec. 4, the Riverhawks picked up their third win, besting the Cougars by 20 points. Medomak led 14-4, 33-19 and 43-23 at the quarter breaks.

Colin Fournier scored 19 points for the winners, while Wyatt Post added 10; Brent Stewart, eight; Andrew Campbell, six; Josh Goldrup, three; and Antonio Seccareccio and Anthony Vitale, both two.

Jacob Maker scored 13 points for Great Salt Bay, while Keyden Leeman added six; Andrew Greenleaf, five; Nate Olsen, Wiliam Tun and Chris Sullivan, all two; and Jon Pinkham, one.

The 'Hawks were 8-of-24 (33 percent) from the foul line, while Great Salt Bay's free throws were unavailable.

Medomak 7th 56, Great Salt Bay 25

At Waldoboro Dec. 4, the Riverhawks had no trouble with the Cougars and prevailed by 31 points.

Leading the hosts were Nathan Emerson with 17 points, while Alden McLain added 10; Nick Daniel, six; and Alex Clevette, Ethan Frank, Chris Bowman and Alec Coughlin, all four.

Nolan Anderson scored 12 points for GSB, while Charlie Sleeman added eight.

Girls basketball

Hope 50, Bristol 32

At Hope Dec. 4, the Hawks soared to an 18-point win over the Blue Devils. Hope led 21-2, 29-14 and 44-20 at the quarter breaks.

Laticia Billings netted 18 points for Hope, while Kira Barley added 15; Kesha Lane, six; Nicole Brown, five; Kaitlyn Turnbull, four; and Haleigh Luce, two.

The Hawks were 8-of-12 (67 percent) from the foul line. Information on Bristol was unavailable.

Oceanside Blue 8th 41, Camden-Rockport 30

At Thomaston Dec. 4, the Mariners defended their home court and netted an 11-point win over the Schooners. Oceanside led 6-5, 23-13 and 31-19 at the quarter breaks.

Gabby Simmons scored 17 points for the hosts, while Casey Pine added 12; Aubrey Anderson, seven; Kyleigh Farnham, four; and Mackenzie Murray, one.

For the Schooners, Audrey Clement scored 10 points, while Malea Russell added seven; Alli Wells, five; Emily Long, three; Sarah Contento and Hannah Nolan, both two; and Abbey O'Donal, one.

The Mariners were 3-of-11 (27 percent) from the foul line, while the Schooners were 5-of-19 (26 percent).

Great Salt Bay 45, Medomak 8th 33

At Damariscotta Dec. 4, the Riverhawks forced a bundle of Cougar turnovers in the fourth quarter, but fell by 12 points to the hosts. Great Salt Bay led 13-4, 23-13 and 36-18 at the quarter breaks.

Gabby DePatsy scored 19 points for Medomak, while Hallie Kunesh and Cierra Dyer each added five and Haley Wyllie four.

Full names for GSB players were unavailable.

The 'Hawks were 4-of-11 (36 percent) from the foul line, while the Cougars were 9-of-21 (43 percent).

Medomak 7th 38, Great Salt Bay 26

At Damariscotta Dec. 4, the Riverhawks secured a 12-point win over the Cougars. Medomak led 14-6, 22-13 and 32-13 at the quarter breaks.

Lydia Simmons scored 10 points for Medomak, while Aubrey Schaeffer added eight; Serena Poland, four; and Elizabeth Flanagan, Shannon Johnson, Chelsea Field, Emma Hooper, Maddy White and Talia Willis, all two.

Full names for GSB players were unavailable.

The Riverhawks were 4-of-8 (50 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Cougars were 4-of-19 (21 percent).

Oceanside Blue at Camden-Rockport seventh-grade basketball
Oceanside Blue at Camden-Rockport seventh-grade boys and girls basketball games in Busline League middle school play Dec. 4 in Camden. (Courtesy of: Ken Waltz and Holly Vanorse Spicer)
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