Panther squads left at dock by Shipbuilders at separate venues
The Medomak Valley basketball teams continue to jockey for position in their respective Eastern Class B playoff hunts as both squads faced Morse of Bath on Tuesday, Jan. 21 in a pair of Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B contests.
In the end, both Waldoboro-based squads came up short, as the Panther boys lost 52-49 in Waldoboro and the Panther girls fell 39-18 in Bath.
The following is a recap of both contests:
Morse, 52, Medomak Valley 49
At Waldoboro Jan. 22, the Panthers came up short against the visiting Shipbuilders and were dealt their third straight loss. Medomak Valley led 13-8 after the first quarter, while the two teams were tied 24-24 at halftime. Morse took a 40-35 lead after three quarters.
Nicholas DePatsy scored 20 points to lead the Panthers, while Zach Little added 12; Colton Spear, Micah Williamson and Hunter Wincapaw, four; Michael Wadsworth, three; and Hunter Baughman, two.
Ethan Winglass scored 19 points to lead the Shipbuilders, while Keegan McDonough added 10; Jacob Freeman, nine; and Liam McDonough and Casey Watson, seven.
The game was knotted 49-49 before Liam McDonough canned a trey with 3.5 seconds left, which proved to be the game-winner.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (6-6, 35.4938 points) is eighth, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (11-2, 75.9259 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Morse 39, Medomak Valley 18
At Bath Jan. 22, the Panthers could not muster enough offense against the Shipbuilders and were downed in convincing fashion. Morse led 10-4, 13-11 and 25-12 at the quarter breaks.
Noa Sreden scored 13 points to lead Morse, while Signe Ostergaard and Emma Harrington added 11.
Additional information from the game was unavailable.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (9-4, 44.2901 points) is sixth, while Presque Isle (84.1049 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.