The conclusion of the 2009-10 high school basketball season is just a few days away, with the final day of the campaign set for Friday, Feb. 5. With most teams having only one game left to play, there are plenty of local teams fighting for their playoff lives, while others are looking to position themselves for the playoffs set to begin next week.

The following is a recap of games involving local teams played Tuesday night:

Boys

Camden Hills 73, Gardiner 39 … At Gardiner, the visiting Windjammers made quick work of the host Tigers, outscoring them in each quarter en route to a 34-point rout. Camden Hills led 15-5, 35-11 and 55-25 at the quarter breaks.

Tyler McFarland netted 15 points and also pulled down 13 rebounds to lead the ‘Jammers, while Casey Wilson added eight points; Casey Scott, seven; Keegan Pieri and Zach Wincklhofer, each six; Joel Gabriele, five; Nick White, Will Vlautin and Jimmy Weferling, all four; Adam Carlsen, three; and Evan Drinkwater and Taylor Hall, both two.

Camden Hills (16-1, 131.7901 points) is the top squad in the 19-team Eastern Class B region, while Gardiner (5-12, 27.0062 points) is 15th. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Medomak Valley 51, Oak Hill 50 … At Sabattus, the visiting Panthers went ahead of the host Raiders in the final minute and held on for a one-point win. The game was knotted 12-12 after the first eight minutes, while Medomak Valley took a 26-21 lead at halftime and a 36-30 edge after three quarters.

Alex MacKenzie netted 19 points for the Panthers, while Isaac Greenrose and Isaac Durkee each added nine; Dan Aubel, eight; Alden Ahlholm, three; and John Bartlett, Jason Vinal and Deering Genthner, all two.

Tim Levesque netted 27 points for the Raiders, while Cam Morin added 10 and Trevor Samson six.

The Panthers were 5-of-8 (63 percent) from the foul line, while Oak Hill was 13-of-21 (62 percent).

Medomak Valley (13-4, 92.9012 points points) is fifth in Eastern Class B, while Oak Hill (7-10, 33.4877 points) is 11th in Western Class B. Camden Hills (16-1, 131.7901 points) is the top team in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Mount View 40, Winslow 38 … At Thorndike, the host Mustangs held off the visiting Black Raiders in the fourth quarter and prevailed with a two-point victory. Mount View led 10-9, 21-20 and 34-30 at the quarter breaks.

Tim Alton netted 17 points to lead the Mustangs, while Michael Cochrane added nine; Alic Albright, four; Dylan Keller, three; Zach Babin, Jason Hughes and Colby Blanchard, all two; and Zach Mehuren, one.

Justin Murray led the Black Raiders with 14 points, while Mike McCann added 13; Jake Wheeler, seven; and Jimmy Riordan and Jake Wheeler, both two.

Mount View was 8-of-12 (67 percent) from the foul line, while Winslow was 10-of-12 (83 percent).

The Mustangs (14-3, 116.6667 point) are second in Eastern Class B, while Winslow (11-6, 74.5370 points) is seventh. Camden Hills (16-1, 131.7901 points) is the top team in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Monmouth Academy 52, Georges Valley 35 … At Thomaston, despite holding the visitors scoreless in the first quarter, the Buccaneers were outscored 20-5 in the second quarter and the Mustangs pulled away in the fourth stanza en route to the 17-point victory. Georges Valley led 6-0 after the first quarter, but Monmouth Academy rallied to go up 20-11 at halftime and took a 31-24 lead after three quarters.

Alex Grierson led the Bucs with 11 points, while Logan Cross added eight; Robbie Beverage, six; and Alec Young, Ben Wallace, Gordon Armstrong, Ketch Cowan and Dylan Maloney, all two.

For the Mustangs, Ryan Baillargeon netted 12 points, while Corey Dyke and Robby Neal each added 10; Roger Bachelder, eight; Tim Whitmore, seven; and Elliot Kahl, five.

Georges Valley shot 7-of-18 (39 percent) from the foul line, while Monmouth Academy was 26-of-37 (70 percent)

The Bucs (8-9, 57.2531 points) are seventh in Western Class C, while Monmouth Academy (9-8, 48.6111 points) is 10th in the region. Livermore Falls (14-3, 92.7469 points) is the top team in the 20-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

If the season ended today, Georges Valley would again host Monmouth Academy in the preliminary round of the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 74, Rockland 53 … At Rockland, the Tigers were outscored over the final three quarters and fell to the visiting Eagles. Rockland led 11-9 after the first quarter, while Lincoln Academy rallied to take a 29-23 halftime advantage and a 55-38 lead after three quarters.

Aidan Hadley paced Rockland with 16 points, while Chris Nolan added 14; Dylan Meklin, 11; Luke Morrill, seven; Ryan Ecker, three; and Derek Gustin, two.

Andrew Feltis tossed in a game-high 22 points for Lincoln Academy, while Pat Mullin added 13; Ethan Wajer, 12; Brandon Reilly, nine; Ben McLain, eight; Everett Martin, five; Kyle Scherer, three; and Ryley Leavitt, two.

The Tigers were 4-of-6 (67 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 11-of-16 (69 percent).

Rockland (8-9, 47.5309 points) is 11th in Eastern Class B, while Lincoln Academy (11-6, 77.7778 points) is sixth in Western Class B. Camden Hills (16-1, 131.7901 points) is the top team in Eastern Class B. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason in the 19-team region.

Nokomis 56, Belfast 46 … At Belfast, the Warriors of Newport notched their second win of the season — both over Belfast — with a 10-point victory over the Lions. Nokomis led 9-6, 29-20 and 43-29 at the quarter breaks.

Brad Reed netted 10 points to lead the Lions, while Derrick Bernosky and Dustin Howes each added eight; Eric Mitchell, seven; Josh Beal and Jamie Jackson, each four; Jack Davis, three; and Dylan Webster, two.

Chris Braley led the Warriors with 33 points, while Conner Higgins added 10 and Ethan Pearl, six.

Belfast (1-16, 4.3210 points) is 17th in Eastern Class B, while Nokomis (2-15, 2.1605 points) is last in the 19-team region. Camden Hills (16-1, 131.7901 points) is the top team in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Girls

Camden Hills 63, Gardiner 45 … At Rockport, the host Windjammers pulled away from the Tigers over the course of the game and prevailed by 18 points. Camden Hills led 14-9, 25-17 and 46-31 at the quarter breaks.

Taylor Porter netted 16 points to lead the ‘Jammers, while Jordan Knowlton added 14; Maddy Smeaton, 11; Allie Holmes and Gab Duke, both eight; Kara Legage, four; and Jackay Richards, two.

Tricia Tzikas led Gardiner with nine points, while Kelly Macomber added seven; Carly Pelletier, six; and Hannah Lawrence, five.

The Windjammers (13-4, 89.1358 points) are fifth in Eastern Class B, while Gardiner (4-13, 18.9198 points) is 14th in the 19-team region. Mount Desert Island (15-2, 130.4012 points) is the top team in Eastern Class B. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Medomak Valley 47, Oak Hill 37 … At Waldoboro, the host Panthers rebounded from a sluggish first quarter and upended the Raiders by 10 points. Oak Hill led 10-8 after the first quarter, while Medomak Valley took an 18-14 lead at halftime and extended its advantage to 30-21 after three quarters.

Alanna Vose netted 18 points to lead the Panthers, while Ericka Christensen added 13; Lindsay Ranquist, eight; Danielle Dyer, seven; and Kelsi Severson, one.

Maggie Sabine paced Oak Hill with 12 points, while Abby Goulet added six and Jess Roberts five.

The Panthers (13-4, 88.6111 points) are sixth in Eastern Class B, while the Raiders (9-8, 51.3272 points) are 10th in Western Class B. Mount Desert Island (15-2, 130.4012 points) is the top team in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Pine Tree Academy 43, Islesboro 24 … At Freeport, the host Breakers upended the visiting Eagles by 19 points and secured their first win of the season. Pine Tree Academy led 12-6, 18-8 and 31-13 at the quarter breaks.

Ally Craig led Islesboro with 11 points, while Lindsay Durkee added eight; Lindsay Durkee, eight; and Alana Govoni, five.

Pine Tree Academy was keyed by Sandy Jenteal with 18 points, while Tiffany Dixon added 12 and Annie Paige eight.

The Breakers were 0-of-1 from the foul line, while the Eagles had no free-throw attempts.

Pine Tree Academy (1-8, 2.6402 points) is 14th in Western Class D, while Islesboro (2-14, 1.2500 points) is last in the 16-team region. Greenville (14-1, 85.7677 points) is the top team in the region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 63, Belfast 33 … At Newport, the Warriors jumped to a large lead in the first quarter and cruised to victory over the visiting Lions. Nokomis led 26-2, 43-11 and 56-12 at the quarter breaks.

Whitney Cross led Belfast with seven points, while Lexi Nelligan added six; Hayley Rae and Megan Curtis, both five; Caroline Carr, four; Katrina Lapham, three; Kelsey Woodbury, two; and Makayla Cummings, one.

Kara Batchelder and Marissa Shaw each tossed in 16 points for Nokomis, while former Lion Julie Smith added 11 for the hosts.

Belfast (3-14, 5.4321 points) is 18th in Eastern Class B, while Nokomis (13-4, 95.6173 points) is fourth. Mount Desert Island (15-2, 130.4012 points) is the top team in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the postseason.

Lincoln Academy 50, Rockland 43…At Rockland, the Tigers nearly pulled out their first win of the season, but the Eagles pulled away from an otherwise very close game in the fourth quarter and prevailed by seven points. Lincoln Academy led 14-13 after the first quarter of play, while Rockland took a 28-23 lead at halftime. The Eagles then re-took a 37-36 lead after three quarters.

Hannah Plourde netted 13 points for Rockland, while Hannah Sirois added 10; Hayli Kinney, four; Emma Davis and Macy MacArthur, both three; and Danica Hooper and Brighde Curtin, both two.

Laura Soohey netted 16 points for the Eagles, while Katherine Bolster added nine; Kassie Lincoln and Marni Jones both eight; Merissa Look, five; and Anna Budrow, four.

Rockland shot 16-of-34 (47 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy netted 19-of-37 (51 percent).

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