Pre-ice storm showdowns: Mariners, Warriors split doubleheaderNo. 1 Oceanside boys net fifth win, outscore Warriors 30-0 in third quarter
Newport — With the majority of Midcoast high school athletic events postponed over the weekend due to inclement weather and slippery road conditions, the Oceanside boys and girls basketball teams braved the early-winter elements and hit the road to take on host Nokomis in a doubleheader.
In the end, the Mariner boys secured their fifth win of the season, while the Mariner girls came up short against the unbeaten Warriors. The girls game was a battle between the top two teams in Eastern Class B.
The following is a recap of both contests:
Oceanside 74, Nokomis 49
At Newport Dec. 21, the Mariners rattled off their fifth straight win and did so in convincing fashion over the Warriors (0-5). Oceanside, which fell to Midcoast-rival Medomak Valley to start the campaign and has not lost since, led 18-17 after the first quarter and 36-33 at halftime, but shut out the Warriors 30-0 in the third quarter to take a commanding 66-33 advantage after 24 minutes.
Isaiah Stone-Patterson pumped in 23 points for Oceanside, while David Gould tallied 14; Nick Judge, 13; Hunter Grindle, 10; Nick Mazurek, seven; Eli Thorbjornson, four; and Griffin Lombardo, three.
For Nokomis, Jake Winslow scored 14 points, while Devin Haas added 10; Andrew Cartwright, seven; Noah Kershner, five; S. Brown, three; and Leo Vaillancourt, two.
The Mariners were 13-of-19 (68 percent) from the charity stripe and the Warriors 4-of-10 (40 percent).
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (5-1, 11.7593 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Nokomis 77, Oceanside 50
At Newport Dec. 21, the Warriors (5-0) dealt the Mariners their second loss of the season and prevailed by 27 points. Nokomis led 19-9, 41-25 and 52-39 at the quarter breaks before going on a 25-11 run to end the game.
Makenna Brooks scored 16 points to lead Oceanside, while Brooke Dugan added 11; Lily Vachon, 10; Emily Gould, six; Kalyn Grover, four; Ashley Gardner, two; and Becca Boggs, one.
For Nokomis, Taylor Shaw poured in 24 points, while Anna MacKenzie added 19; Kelsie Richards, eight; Mikayla Charters, six; Taylor Quirk, Sidney Moore and Kylie Richards, all five; Lindsay Whitney, three; and Olivia Brown, one.
The Mariners were 18-of-28 (64 percent) from the foul line and the Warriors were 13-of-31 (42 percent).
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (4-2, 10.2778 points) is second in the 19-team region, while Nokomis (5-0, 11.8827 points) is first.