It was a busy weekend on the hardwood for many Midcoast high school basketball teams, games that featured blowouts, close games, upsets and one team that secured its first win of the year.

The regular season has reached its midway point, as the second half is now in view as many teams are sure to make a playoff push as the campaign nears the postseason.

The following is a recap of available information from local games played over the weekend:

Girls

Georges Valley 40, St. Dominic 36 … At Lewiston Saturday, the Buccaneers earned a Heal Point-worthy victory over the Saints for their fourth win of the season. St. Dominic led 13-10 after the first quarter, while the Bucs jumped to a 22-18 advantage at halftime. The Bucs and Saints were knotted 30-30 after three quarters.

Kennadi Grover paced the Bucs with 20 points and seven rebounds. Holly Ames-Allan added six points, while Jill Bradbury chipped in five; Katlyn Rich, four; Colleen Haskell, three; and Rachel Frye, two.

Allaina Murphy keyed the Saints with an 18-point effort, while Sarah Gosselin and Carolyn Joseph each added five; and Mary Caron, Julia Richardson, Elise Applegate and Morgan Brown, all two.

The Saints made their only foul shot, while the Bucs were 13-of-23 (57 percent) from the free-throw line.

Georges Valley (4-6, 11.1111 Heal Points) is 12th in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class C. Livermore Falls (7-3, 30.2469 Heal Points) is the top team in the region.

Camden Hills 61, Maine Central Institute 36 … At Pittsfield Saturday, the Windjammers continued ascending up the Eastern Class B ladder with a convincing win over the Huskies. The Windjammers led 16-9, 29-14 and 46-28 at the quarter breaks.

Jordan Knowlton poured in a game-high 20 points for Camden Hills, while Maddy Smeaton and Taylor Porter both added nine; Maci Heal, eight; Kylie Carlsen, five; Allie Holmes, four; and Gab Duke, Kara LeGage and Laura Johanson, all two.

Kylee Alton scored 12 points to lead Maine Central Institute, while Ashley Kitchin added 10.

The Windjammers (7-3, 24.3210 Heal Points) are sixth in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B. Presque Isle (10-0, 45.3704 Heal Points) is the top seed in the region.

North Haven 53, Acadia Christian 10 … At North Haven Friday night, the Hawks soared over the visiting Seahawks by a convincing margin. The Hawks led 18-4, 31-4 and 43-7 at the quarter breaks.

Erin Cooper led the charge with 23 points, while Olivia Brown recorded an impressive triple-double, collecting 14 points, 14 steals and 10 rebounds. Cooper also shot 11-of-20 (55 percent) from the field. Also contributing offensively for North Haven was Abigail Campbell with eight points, Ann-Marie Beverage six and Cody Joyce two.

North Haven shot 3-of-10 from the free throw line (30 percent), while Acadia was 0-of-3.

Rianna Sprague netted five points for Acadia Christian, while Jalyssa Haren added three and Justine Alexander two.

North Haven 66, Acadia Christian 13 … At North Haven Saturday morning, the Hawks put on an encore performance of the previous night’s dominance with another strong performance against the Seahawks. The Hawks led 13-3, 27-3 and 57-7 at the quarter breaks.

Cooper tossed in 28 points for the winners, while Brown and Campbell both added 10; Joyce, eight; and Leta Hallowell and Beverage, both four.

For the Seahawks, Sprague led the way with six points, while Alexander added three; and Danielle Apelsh and Haren, both two.

North Haven was 8-of-15 (53 percent) at the foul line.

The Hawks (5-2, 11.0539 Heal Points) are fifth in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D. Richmond (7-2, 25.2651 Heal Points) is the top seed in the region.

Vinalhaven 55, Buckfield 29 … At Buckfield Friday, the Vikings received strong contributions across the board and raced past the Bucks in convincing fashion. Vinalhaven led 16-9, 28-13 and 45-20 at the quarter breaks.

Amelia Davidson tossed in 17 points for the winners, while Jenn Guptill added 13; Brooke Conway, eight; Izza Drury and Blake Reidy, both four; Chelsea Moyer, three; and Jenny Candage and Alex Slivinsky, both two.

Ashley Hammond paced the Bucks with 11 points, while Sammi Jones added eight; Ally Martin, six; and Abby Bragg, four.

The Vikings shot 5-of-15 (33 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Bucks were 2-of-6 (33 percent).

Vinalhaven 52, Buckfield 34 … At Buckfield Saturday, the Vikings secured their eighth win of the season, upending the hosts for the second straight day. Buckfield led 7-6 after the first quarter, while Vinalhaven regained a 19-14 edge at halftime and a 33-30 lead after three quarters.

Davidson dropped in 21 points for the Vikings, while Conway added 10; Guptill, six; Moyer, Alana Watt and Drury, all four; and Slivinsky, two.

For the Bucks, Hammond scored 18 points, while Jones and Alicia Patrie each added six; and Danielley Patrie and Martin, both two.

The Vikings were 6-of-13 (46 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Bucks were 2-of-6 (33 percent).

The Vikings (8-1, 24.5547) are second in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D. Richmond (7-2, 25.2651 Heal Points) is first in the region. Vinalhaven had held the top spot in the region for much of the first part of the campaign.

Winslow 45, Medomak Valley 40 … At Winslow, the Black Raiders jumped to a large first-quarter lead and the Panthers could not dig out of the hole and fell by a five-point margin. Winslow led 18-3, 24-17 and 31-24 at the quarter breaks.

Danielle Dyer converted 12 points for the visitors, while Ericka Christensen netted nine; Lacy Massengale, six; Nicole Weaver, five; and Alanna Vose and Lindsay Ranquist, both four.

Kelsea Bouchard dropped in 16 points for Winslow, while Elizabeth Ferry added nine; Megan Pelletier, seven; Alliyah Veilleux, five; and Mariah Chenard and Marisa Weed, both four.

The Black Raiders were 7-of-16 (44 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Panthers were 9-of-20 (45 percent).

The Panthers (7-2, 29.72222 Heal Points) are fifth in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B. Presque Isle (10-0, 45.3704 Heal Points) is the top seed in the region. Medomak Valley’s latest loss is not included in the standings.

Boys

Camden Hills 66, Maine Central Institute 37 … At Rockport Saturday, the Windjammers continued their winnings ways with a convincing victory over the Huskies. Camden Hills led 18-16 after the first quarter of play before opening a 30-20 edge at halftime and 49-31 after three quarters.

Keegan Pieri led the ‘Jammers with 20 points, while Tyler McFarland added 19; Will Vlautin and Casey Scott, both six; Casey Wilson, five; Jimmy Weferling, four; Joel Gabriele, three; Zach Wincklhofer, two; and Nick White, one. McFarland also ripped down 10 rebounds, while Weferling converted five steals.

Hunt led the Huskies with 11 points, while Cook added eight; Maloon and Reazor, both six; Egerton, four; and Yan, two.

The Windjammers were 9-of-22 (41 percent) from the foul line.

The Windjammers (10-0, 54.5679 Heal Points) remain first in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B.

Winslow 44, Medomak Valley 39 … At Waldoboro, the Black Raiders handed the Panthers only their second defeat of the season with a five-point victory over the visitors. Medomak Valley led 9-6 after the first quarter, before Winslow battled back to tie the game 17-17 at halftime. The Panthers then took a 32-27 lead after three quarters before the Black Raiders went on a 17-7 fourth quarter run to end the game.

Alex MacKenzie led Medomak Valley with 13 points, while Isaac Greenrose and Jason Vinal each added six; Isaac Durkee, five; John Bartlett, four; Dan Aubel, three; and Dustin Osier, two.

Justin Murray led the Black Raiders with 17 points, while Mike McCann added 16; Jake Nivison and Jimmy Riordan, both four; and Jake Wheeler, one.

The Panthers (7-2, 37.8086 Heal Points) are third in the most recent Maine Principals’ Assoication Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B. Camden Hills (10-0, 54.5679 Heal Points) is first in the region.

Gardiner 47, Rockland 45 … At Gardiner, the hosts received a lift from senior Dan Seymour with time running down as Gardiner handed Rockland its second consecutive loss. Seymour converted a shot with 4.4 seconds left in regulation to give Gardiner the victory in the Tiger-versus-Tiger battle. Rockland led 12-11, 25-20 and 34-33 at the quarter breaks.

Aidan Hadley tallied 15 points for Rockland, while Chris Nolan added 10; Dylan Meklin, eight; Josh Harjula, four; Derek Gustin and Ryan Ecker, three; and Joe Nelsen, two.

Spencer Allen and Chris Kimball each dropped in 11 points for Gardiner, while Eric Tolman added nine; Mike Trahan, six; Caleb Smith, four; Seymour, three; and Joe Coughlin, two.

Rockland was 13-of-15 (87 percent) from the foul line, while Gardiner was 11-of-21 (52 percent).

The Tigers (7-4, 25.4012 Heal Points) are sixth in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B. Camden Hills (10-0, 54.5679 Heal Points) is first in the region.

Vinalhaven 45, Buckfield 25 … At Buckfield Saturday, the Vikings jumped to an early lead and never looked back as they raced past the host Bucks. Vinalhaven led 18-5, 28-7 and 39-19 at the quarter breaks.

Nathan Hopkins had a game-high 16 points for Vinalhaven, while Bobby Beckman tossed in 10; Steven Osgood, nine; Brian Stanley, six; and Dana Tolman, four.

For Buckfield, Austin Dooley netted six points, while Jarek Boyd added five and Nathan Corson and Altan Erdenechuluun, both four.

The Vikings were 5-of-8 (63 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Bucks made both free throws.

Vinalhaven 59, Buckfield 44 … At Buckfield Friday, the Vikings earned a 15-point victory over the host Bucks. Vinalhaven led 14-13, 32-24 and 43-37 at the quarter breaks.

Osgood poured in 22 points to lead the visitors, while Hopkins added 18; Tolman, nine; Beckman, five; and Stanley, two.

Dooley led Buckfield with 15 points, while Casey Robertson added 11.

The Vikings were 16-of-35 (46 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Bucks were 2-of-10 (20 percent).

The Vikings (6-3, 19.5874 Heal Points) are second in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D. Richmond (9-0, 30.1266 Heal Points) is first in the region.

Acadia Christian 51, North Haven 34 … At North Haven Saturday, the Seahawks soared past host North Haven and secured their first win of the season. Acadia Christian led 18-6, 27-10 and 39-22 at the quarter breaks.

Zeb Campbell paced the host Hawks with 16 points, while Rico Rattina added 10; Riley Venger, six; and Jeremy Page, two.

For the Seahawks, Matt Clark poured in 23 points, while Lee Smith added 14 and Derek Sargent five.

The Hawks were 7-of-21 (33 percent) at the foul line, while the Seahawks were 3-of-10 (30 percent).

North Haven 48, Acadia Christian 44 … At North Haven Friday, the Hawks jumped to a large first-quarter lead and never looked back as the hosts secured their first win of the season with a four-point victory over Acadia Christian. The Hawks led 13-2, 26-17 and 36-25 at the quarter breaks.

Campbell tossed in 20 points for the winners, while Rattina added 14; Venger, six; Chase McDonald, five; and Page, three.

Smith scored 22 points for the Seahawks, while Clark added 10 and William Richard six.

North Haven shot 6-of-12 (50 percent) from the free-throw line, while Acadia Christian shot 4-of-6 (66 percent).

Seacoast Christian 47, North Haven 25 … At North Haven Jan. 5, the host Hawks fell to visiting Seacoast Christian by a 22-point margin. The Guardians led 14-0, 32-2 and 40-10 at the quarter breaks.

Rattina had a 13-point effort for North Haven, while Campbell added 10 and Venger two. Jeff Odess had 11 points for Seacoast Christian, while Jay Archer added 10 and Austin Monnor nine.

The Hawks were 4-of-9 (44 percent) from the free throw line, while the Guardians were 9-of-19 (47 percent) from the charity stripe.

Seacoast Christian 58, North Haven 21 … At North Haven Jan. 4, the Guardians earned a hard-fought victory over the host Hawks. Seacoast Christian led 28-2, 35-6 and 48-10 at the quarter breaks.

Rattina had a 16-point effort for North Haven, while Campbell added three and Venger two. Archer led Seacoast Christian with 17 points, while John Gould added 11 and Minnor and Caleb Gould both eight.

The Hawks were 3-of-4 (75 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Guardians were 6-of-13 (46 percent).

The Hawks (1-4, 1.1905 Heal Points) are 13th in the most recent Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D. Richmond (9-0, 30.1266 Heal Points) is the top team in the region.

Village NetMedia Associate Sports Director Mark Haskell can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at mhaskell@villagesoup.com.