High school boys and girls basketball

Panther, Mariner boys continue to surge with Jan. 10 hoopla

Oceanside, Medomak Valley, Camden Hills court squads in early-January action
By Staff | Jan 11, 2017
Photo by: Mark Haskell Oceanside's Sam Atwood secures a rebound against Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield on Jan. 10 in a high school boys basketball game in Rockland. The host Mariners beat the Huskies 51-49.

It was an up-and-down night on the hardwood for Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Camden Hills high school basketball squads on Tuesday, Jan. 10 — as only the Panther and Mariner boys netted victories.

The Mariners split a pair of close contests with Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, as the Oceanside boys earned a 51-49 win in Rockland and the girls dropped a 43-40 decision in Pittsfield.

The Panthers split games with county rival Lincoln Academy of Newcastle in a doubleheader at Newcastle, as the Medomak Valley boys posted a 59-48 win and the girls fell 52-48.

Camden Hills teams also were dealt losses, as the Windjammer boys fell 58-43 in Rockport and the girls lost 60-39 in Brunswick.

Click for photos from the Maine Central Institute at Oceanside boys game.

Watch videos below from the Oceanside boys and Camden Hills boys games.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys basketball

Oceanside 51, Maine Central Institute 49

At Rockland Jan. 10, the Mariners held off a late Husky rally and prevailed by one basket. MCI led 14-12 after the first quarter, while Oceanside led 32-18 at halftime and 41-40 after three quarters.

Nate Raye and Mike Norton Jr. tossed in 17 points to lead the Mariners, while Cooper Wirkala added seven; Josef Berger, six; and Amos Anderson, four.

Caleb Romanov scored 15 points for the Huskies, while Adam Bertrand and Carter Pearl added 10; Owen Williams, eight; and Pedro Matos and Eli Bussell, three.

The Mariners were 15-of-19 (79 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 9-of-14 (64 percent).

Raye hit a pair of foul shots with 15 seconds remaining to put Oceanside ahead 51-49 and MCI ironed out a 3-pointer as time expired as the hosts held on to win.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Oceanside (7-1, 26.7901 points) is third, while Medomak Valley (10-0, 49.3827 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 59, Lincoln Academy 48

At Newcastle Jan. 10, the Panthers rallied in the second half and remained unbeaten with an 11-point win over the Eagles. Lincoln Academy led 17-13 after the first quarter and 31-24 at halftime, while Medomak Valley took a 41-39 lead after three quarters.

Cam Allaire scored 20 points to pace Medomak Valley, while Kyle Donlin added 16; Cale Gee, eight; Brent Stewart, seven; Zidane McMurrin, six; and Cam Martin, two. Allaire also pulled down 11 rebounds and Gee dished out five assists.

Cody Tozier scored 23 points for Lincoln Academy, while Keyden Leeman added nine; Nathan Simmons and Riley Cushing, six; Jon Pinkham, two; and Brett McLain and Nathan Masters, one.

The Panthers were 3-of-8 (37 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 19-of-24 (79 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (10-0, 49.3827 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Brunswick 58, Camden Hills 43

At Rockport Jan. 10, the Brunswick used a 20-point first quarter, along with supreme shooting from the charity stripe, to prevail over the Windjammers. Brunswick led 20-11, 37-21 and 49-30 at the quarter breaks.

Devin Vangel scored 24 points for Camden Hills, while Noah Heidorn added 10; and Gavin Boyd, Jesse Fraser, Morgan Ford and Daniel Peabody, three.

Josh Dorr poured in 23 points for Brunswick, while Nathan Benoit added 16; Corban Teel, nine; Jackson Gordon, eight; and Colby Bucknam, two.

The Windjammers were 6-of-14 from the foul line, while the Dragons were a perfect 10-of-10 (100 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-6, 6.5432 points) is 11th, while Medomak Valley (10-0, 49.3827 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Lincoln Academy 52, Medomak Valley 48

At Newcastle Jan. 10, the Eagles edged the visiting Panthers to net their fourth win. Lincoln Academy led 13-7 after the first quarter and 26-21 at halftime, while the squads were tied 36-36 after three quarters.

Gabby DePatsy scored 15 points for the Panthers, while Sadie Cohen added nine; Kayla Donlin, eight; Hallie Kunesh, seven; Chelsea Ripley, five; and Lydia Simmons, four.

Brie Wajer scored 22 points for the Eagles, while Kaitlyn Feltis added nine; Katie Moore, Cagney O’Brien, Dorothy Hodos and Brianna Genthner, four; Kortney McKenna, three; and Ellie Matthews, two.

Medomak Valley was 9-of-15 (60 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy led 14-of-19 (74 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (2-8, 4.8765 points) is 11th, while Skowhegan (8-0, 40.0617 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Brunswick 60, Camden Hills 39

At Brunswick Jan. 10, the Dragons distanced themselves from the Windjammers in the second and third stanzas and bested the visitors. Camden Hills led 12-9 after the first quarter, while Brunswick rallied to take a 32-20 lead at halftime and 50-30 cushion after three quarters.

Kassie Krul scored 10 points for Camden Hills, while MiAe DeWaard added six; Charlotte Messer and Emily Morse, five; Kristina Kelly, four; Mara Dostie, three; and Lauren Miller, Audrey Bowman and Julia Holt, two.

Madeline Suhr scored 21 points for Brunswick, while Charlotte MacMillan added 10; Aidan Sachs, seven; Sabrina Armstrong, six; Emily Larochelle and Brooke Barter, four; Rian Sachs and Alexis Guptil, three; and Rosalie White, two.

The Windjammers netted 2-of-2 (100 percent) from the foul line, while the Dragons were 9-of-18 (50 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (4-4, 6.5432 points) is 10th, while Skowhegan (8-0, 40.0617 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Maine Central Institute 43, Oceanside 40

At Pittsfied Jan. 10, the host Huskies outlasted the Mariners. MCI led 12-11 after the first quarter, while Oceanside led 24-17 at halftime and 32-31 after three quarters.

Gabby Simmons scored 17 points for Oceanside, while Alexis Mazurek added 10; Hope Butler, five; Elise Laslavic, four; and Hannah Moholland and Jillian Brooks, two.

Deangeliz Urena, April McAlpine and Christa Carr led MCI with 10 points, while Ciera Hamlin added five and Sara Linkletter and Sydney Morton four.

The Mariners were 6-of-11 (54 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 4-of-9 (44 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Oceanside (4-4, 8.5185 points) is eighth, while Skowhegan (8-0, 40.0617 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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Maine Central Institute at Oceanside boys basketball
Oceanside hosts Maine Central Institute on Jan. 10 in high school boys basketball in Rockland. (Video by: Zack Miller of VStv)
Brunswick at Camden Hills boys basketball
Camden Hills hosts Brunswick on Jan. 10 in high school boys basketball in Rockport. (Video by: Zack Miller of VStv)
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