The 15th annual Mussel Ridge Hoops Tournament played out over the weekend at the St. George Elementary School, with plenty of third- and fourth-grade basketball action on tap as eight teams in two divisions vied for the title over the three-day event.

The Medomak Valley boys emerged victorious and won the tournament for the second straight year, while the host St. George girls proved a notch above and also secured the championship.

The event, which is annually the group’s largest fundraiser, was hosted by the St. George Parks & Recreation Department Boosters.

The tournament was played under specific guidelines, such as the disallowing of the fullcourt press, double-teaming, zone defenses and 3-point shots. The basket was also lowered to eight feet and games consisted of four six-minute quarters.

In the boys championship game, Medomak Valley secured a 27-23 victory over Thomaston. Medomak Valley led 6-4, 10-8 and 17-16 at the quarter breaks.

Colin Fornier led the champs with 12 points, while Jensen Willis added four; Joshua Goldrup, three; and Ian Christensen, Tyler Simmons, Wyatt Post and John Luce, all two.

For Thomaston, Titus Kaewthong netted 13 points, while Gavin Hargrove added four and Michael McGeady, Uriah Thongsophaphone and Anthony Vitale, all two.

Medomak Valley shot 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Thomaston netted 3-of-8 (38 percent).

In the girls championship game, St. George earned a 17-13 win over Thomaston. St. George led 3-2, 11-2 and 13-9 at the quarter breaks.

Kristina Ferguson and Emily Tyler each scored six points for the champs, while Charlotte Leparulo added four and Lauren Miller one.

For Thomaston, Emilee Clough netted six points, while Amelia Campbell added five and Mackenzie Murray two.

St. George was 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Thomaston netted 1-of-6 (17 percent).

Results from earlier tournament games were:

Saturday, the Thomaston girls earned a 37-25 victory over Stockton Springs. Thomaston led 12-8, 18-14 and 27-18 at the quarter breaks.

Clough and Campbell combined for all 37 points for Thomaston, with Clough pouring in 24 and Campbell adding 13. McKayla Alley led Stockton Springs with 15 points, while Kayley Parker and Brookelyn Alberts each added four and Audrey Walker two.

Thomaston netted 7-of-14 free throws (50 percent), while Stockton Springs made 1-of-2 (50 percent).

Saturday, the Thomaston boys pulled out a 37-28 win over Boothbay Region. Thomaston led 10-8 after the first quarter, while Boothbay Region rebounded to take a 21-18 lead at halftime. Thomaston then retook a 26-22 lead after three quarters.

Kaewthong led Thomaston with 23 points, while McGeady added five; Thongsophaphone three; and Isiah Millay, Hargrove and Vitale, all two.

Kyle Ames led Boothbay Region with 14 points, while Cam Crocker added five; Syohga Cusumans, three; and Hayden Brewer, Jay Hasch and Eli Gudroe, all two.

Thomaston netted 5-of-13 (38 percent) from the foul line, while Boothbay Region made 2-of-4 (50 percent).

Saturday, the St. George girls doubled up Stockton Springs 36-18. St. George led 12-2, 22-5 and 29-13 at the quarter breaks.

Tyler dropped in 21 points to lead St. George, while Ferguson added six; Kurr, four; Anna Thorbjornson and Lauren Miller, both two; and Charlotte Leparulo, one.

Alberts netted six points to lead Stockton Springs, while Knowles added five; Nadeau, three; and Parker and Alley, both two.

St. George was 4-of-15 (27 percent) from the foul line, while Stockton Springs netted 2-of-4 (50 percent).

Saturday, the Medomak Valley boys posted a 24-20 victory over Boothbay. Medomak Valley led 8-1, 12-5 and 14-13 at the quarter breaks.

Willis, Goldrup and Fornier each netted eight points apiece to round out the Medomak Valley scoring, while Crocker added 10 points for Boothbay; Ames, seven; and Cusumano, three.

Medomak Valley netted 6-of-8 (75 percent) of their free-throw attempts, while Boothbay netted 2-of-6 (22 percent).

Saturday, the Thomaston girls posted a 39-18 win over Medomak Valley. Thomaston led 12-4, 19-14 and 29-16 at the quarter breaks.

Clough poured in 24 points to lead Thomaston, while Amelia Campbell added 13 and Amber Johnston two. For Medomak Valley, Gabby DePatsy netted 16 points and Hannah Maxy two.

Thomaston shot 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Medomak Valley had no attempts.

Saturday, the Thomaston boys defeated St. George 27-13. Thomaston led 8-6, 14-7 and 19-13 at the quarter breaks.

Kaewthog keyed Thomaston with 14 points, while McGeady added five; Gavin Hargrove, four; and Vitale, two.

Robert Scott led St. George with seven points, while Nick Upham added four and John Curtain two.

Thomaston was 1-of-5 (20 percent) from the foul line, while St. George was 1-of-2 (50 percent).

Saturday, the Stockton Springs girls upended Medomak Valley with a 20-19 victory. Medomak Valley led 9-4 at the end of the first quarter and 13-12 at halftime, while Stockton Springs rallied and took a 16-15 lead after three quarters.

Parker and Alberts led Stockton Springs with six points apiece, while Nadeau added four and Martin and Knowles both two.

For Medomak Valley, DePatsy poured in 16 points, while Simmons added two and Madyy White one.

Stockton Springs netted 2-of-6 (33 percent) free throws, while Medomak Valley made 1-of-2 (50 percent).

Saturday, the Medomak Valley boys earned a 35-18 win over Thomaston. Medomak Valley led 12-0, 22-8 and 32-12 at the quarter breaks.

Fornier and Post led Medomak Valley with eight points apiece, while Brent Stewart added six; Willis, four; Tyler Simmons, three; and Goldrup, John Luce and Shane Emerson, all two.

Thongsophaphone led Thomaston with 10 points, while Kaewthong added six and Hargrove two.

Medomak Valley netted 1-of-4 (25 percent) from the foul line, while Thomaston had no attempts.

Friday, St. George and Boothbay Region kicked off the boys tournament with Boothbay Region earning a 39-18 victory. Boothbay Region led 16-2, 24-5 and 30-12 at the quarter breaks.

Ames led Boothbay Region with 12 points, while Cusumano added 10; Hasch, six; Gurdoe, four; Reny, Alley and Brewer, all two; and Crocker, one.

Scott led St. George with eight points, while Curtain added three; Upham and Ward, both two; and Garrett Young one.

Boothbay Region netted 3-of-9 (33 percent) from the foul line, while St. George made 6-of-16 (38 percent).

Also Friday, Thomaston and St. George kicked off the girls tournament as St. George upended Thomaston 33-23. St. George led 6-5, 16-11 and 19-17 at the quarter breaks.

Tyler netted 14 points for St. George, while Anderson added nine; Ferguson, four; and Miller, Thorbjornson and Leparulo, all two.

Clough led Thomaston with 14 points, while Campbell added seven and Dyer two.

St. George netted 3-of-6 (50 percent) free throws, while Thomaston made 3-of-7 (43 percent).

Team members for the St. George girls are Madison Mills, Aubrey Anderson, Emma Simmons, Lauren Miller, Anna Thorbjornson, Kristina Ferguson, Charlotte Leparulo, Emily Tyler, Julia Kurr and Adreanna Coulter. The head coach is Paul Leparulo and assistant coach Chris Mills.

Team members for the Medomak Valley girls are Hannah Maxy, Molly Taylor, Acadia Calderwood, Haley Wylie, Leah Wilcox, Gabby DePatsy, Lydia Simmons, Madyy White, Talia White and Kaysee Leary. The head coach is Stephen Willis and assistant coach January Kapuscinski.

Team members for the Thomaston girls are Amelia Campbell, Lauryn Arsenault, Mackenzie Murray, Kiara Robinson, Skyla Dyer, Marrina Conway, Amber Johnston, Cassidy Boynton and Emilee Clough. The head coach is Carol Arsenault and assistant coach Todd Boynton.

Team members for the Stockton Springs girls are McKayla Alley, Danielle Martin, Morgan Ireland, Kaylee Knowles, Kayley Parker, Brookelyn Alberts, Audrey Walker and Hannah Nadeau. The names of the coaches were not available.

Team members for the St. George boys are Nick Upham, Trevor Lawry, Ryan Colson, Nick Dodd, Silas Miller, Garrett Young, John Curtain, Brandon Twitchell, Robert Scott and Cody Ward. The head coach is Greg Twitchell and assistant coach Jim Wirkala.

Team members for the Thomaston boys are Isiah Millay, Devin Ward, Michael McGeady, Bryan Johnston, Uriah Thongsophaphone, Ethan Allis, Alex McLaughlin, Titus Kaewthong, Gavin Hargrove and Anthony Vitale. The head coach is Joe McGeady and assistant coach Cy McGeady.

Team members for the Medomak Valley boys are Brent Stewart, Jensen Willis, Joshua Goldrup, Andrew Campbell, Ian Christensen, Tyler Simmons, Colin Fornier, Wyatt Post, John Luce and Shane Emerson. The head coach is Jennifer Post and assistant coach William Post.

Team members for Boothbay Region are Sam Burnham, Steve Reny, Hunter Crocker, Cameron Alley, Graham Bryer, Hayden Brewer, Cameron Crocker, Jay Hasch, Syohga Cusumano, Eli Gudroe and Kyle Ames. The head coach is Kevin Ames and assistant coach Angel Ames.

Click for photos from the first two games of the Mussel Ridge youth basketball tournament.

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