Osier games bring blue-and-gold alumni together at MVHS
Waldoboro — The third annual Dustin J. Osier Memorial Alumni Basketball games tipped off at Medomak Valley High School Saturday, Dec. 28 with more than 30 alumni/alumnae taking the court to honor a former classmate and to relive their high school hoop pasts.
The games were in honor of Osier, a MVHS three-sport student-athlete, who died in an automobile accident on Aug. 19, 2011.
Three games were played Saturday: A women's game, a men's game and an “oldies” game for older Panther alumni. The older Panther alumni faced off against a collection of players from the previous boys game.
Team members for the alumnae Blue squad included Alanna Vose (2012), Vanessa Davis (2011), Kayla Vannah (2009), Ericka Knutson (2010), Amanda Hendrickson-Belloguet (2013), Missy Philbrook (2013) and Roxanne Jelenfy (2011).
Team members for the alumnae Gold squad included Mallory Conary (2012), Kasey Benner (2011), Lindsay Ranquist (2011), Ashley Rackliffe (2011), Lacy Massengale (2010), Mallory Robbins (2012) and Sara Cullity (2003).
Team members for the alumni Blue squad included Dale Winchenbach (2009), Isaac Durkee (2011), Alex Greenrose (2012), John Murray (2013), Russell Wood (2012), Kazu Tibbetts (2013), Boone Olson (2013), Robbie Griffin (2012), Jason Vinal (2011), Jonathan Hendrickson-Belloguet (2013) and Nick Anderson (2013).
Team members for the alumni Gold squad included Alex Goldrup (2009), Kyle Durkee (2011), Isaac Greenrose (2012), Ryan Ripley (2013), Caleb Giustra (2010), Brandon Soper (2013), Ryan Merrifield (2012), Vinny Vannah (2013), Marcus Benner (2008) and Zack Durkee (2007).
Team members for the “Oldies” team included Justin Hills (1991), Chris Donlin (1992), Aaron Winchenbach (1986), Scott White (1986), Tim Spear (1995), Nick DePatsy (1982), Jeremy Reynolds (2002), Blake Nichols (2006), Kevin Pagnano (1986), Matt Migliore (2005) and John Blodgett (1983).
The following is a recap of all three games:
In the women's game, Blue overcame a 23-13 halftime deficit and nipped Gold 30-29.
Jelenfy netted eight points to lead Blue, while Vose and Hendrickson-Belloguet added six; Davis, five; Vannah, four; and Knutson, one.
Kasey Benner and Rackliffe scored seven points to lead Gold, while Robbins added six; and Conary, Ranquist and Massengale four.
In the men's game, picked up a 66-47 win over Blue. Gold led 34-21 at halftime.
Goldrup scored 20 points to lead Gold, while Ripley added nine; Kyle Durkee and Soper, both eight; Isaac Greenrose, seven; Vannah, six; Merrifield, five; and Zack Durkee, two.
Vinal scored 10 points to lead Blue, while Anderson added seven; Winchenbach and Tibbetts, both six; Murray, Griffin and Hendrickson-Belloguet, four; Olson and Alex Greenrose, two; and Isaac Durkee, one.
In the “Oldies” game, White earned an 88-80 win over Blue. Blue, comprised of the older generation of Medomak Valley players, were spotted a 22-point lead at the start of the game.
Goldrup scored 24 points to lead White, while Soper added 16; Zack Durkee, 12; Kyle Durkee, 10; Benner, seven; Isaac Durkee and Isaac Greenrose, six; Winchenbach, three; and Vinal and Ripley, both two.
Migliore scored 18 points to lead Blue, while Blodgett added 11; Reynolds, eight; DePatsy, six; Hills, four; Spear and Nichols, three; Aaron Winchenbach and Pagnano, two; and White, one.