While the Camden Hills boys basketball squad has experienced an incredible run in 2009, going the entire calendar year without tasting defeat, the Windjammer girls have shown drastic improvement, but ran into a talented opponent Wednesday night.

For the Camden Hills boys, the first win of 2009 came Jan. 2, with last year’s state champions posting a 77-44 victory over Winslow. The final win of 2009 came Wednesday night, as this year’s Windjammer squad, again among the league’s elite and always a state Class B title contender, earned an 81-39 win over host Leavitt of Turner (2-5).

Meanwhile, the same night, the Windjammer girls (4-3) played competitively with the visiting Hornets (7-0), but ultimately fell 72-47 against a foe who should challenge for a Western Class B title, as well as a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B crown.

Boys game

Including their four recent victories at the Capital City Hoop Classic, the Windjammers have gone 27-0 in 2009, including January through March of a year ago. The Windjammers are 7-0 thus far this season. Of course, the team was 27-0 overall (not including preseason games, but including holiday games) in 2008-09.

Wednesday at Turner, the Windjammers led 22-6, 41-18 and 69-26 at the quarter breaks.

Tyler McFarland had 15 points to lead the winners, while Cam Gartley added 14; Nathan Catell, 10; Joel Gabriele and Will Vlautin, both nine; Keegan Pieri, eight; Casey Wilson, six; Adam Landwehr, three; Adam Carlsen, Jimmy Weferling and Casey Scott, all two; and Zach Wincklhofer, one. Weferling also had seven assists, four rebounds and three steals, while McFarland, Wilson, Scott and Landwehr each secured four caroms.

The Windjammers were 16-of-20 (80 percent) from the foul line.

The Windjammers continue an impressive official game streak — not including preseason or holiday games — that has climbed to 51-1 the past two-plus seasons. The team also won 17 games in 2007 before losing the state championship game to Mountain Valley of Rumford).

Girls game

Against visiting Leavitt Wednesday, the Windjammers trailed 16-11, 36-30 and 57-41 at the quarter breaks.

Keying the Hornets were Courtney Anderson with 23 points; Adrianna Newton, 19; Krisen Anderson, 15; Abbey Randall, eight; Amanda Jordan, two; and Mariah Treadwell, one. The Hornets literally proved pesky, quick and tremendous shooters. Both Andersons combined to net six 3-pointers, most from well beyond the arc. Leavitt made 5-of-12 free throws (42 percent).

For the Windjammers, Maddy Smeaton tallied 14 points; Taylor Porter, 13 (including three 3-pointers); Jordan Knowlton, 10; Sarah Steele, four; and Kara Legage, Hayley Buckheit and Maci Heal, all two. Camden Hills netted 8-of-15 foul shots (53 percent).

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