After a year off, action is back on the courts for Busline League middle school basketball teams as the season got underway on Monday, Dec. 6.

The Busline League is comprised of: Appleton Village School, Boothbay Region Elementary School, Bristol Consolidated School, Camden-Rockport Middle School, Edna Drinkwater Elementary School in Northport, Great Salt Bay School of Damariscotta, Hope Elementary School, Islesboro Central School, Jefferson Village School, Lincolnville Central School, Medomak Middle School of Waldoboro, North Haven Community School, Nobleboro School, Oceanside Middle School of Thomaston, Searsport District Middle School, South Bristol School, St. George School, Troy Howard Middle School of Belfast, Vinalhaven School, Wiscasset Middle School and Woolwich Central School.

Medomak’s Chloe Fox (1) and Camden-Rockport’s Maddie Cronkite. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Schools are separated, based on enrollment, into large and small school divisions.

Some schools, such as Drinkwater, may not offer afterschool indoor activities this winter due to the on-going pandemic.

Coaches can report results to Courier Publications/VillageSoup by emailing game information or by sending photos, taken with a smartphone, of the home and away books, to sports@villagesoup.com. Results also can be reported by calling 594-4401, extension 116.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls

Oceanside 7th 33, Medomak 22

At Thomaston Dec. 16, the Mariners defended their home court with a triumph over the Riverhawks. Oceanside led 7-4, 16-10 and 29-16 at the quarter breaks.

Abby Stackpole netted 18 points to lead the Mariners, while Grae Mackie added nine and Maddie Knowlton six.

Grace Havener led the Riverhawks with six points, while Paige Gerlack added five; Sidney Nicholls and Rachel Barbour, four; Brooke McNelly, two; and Lilly Hills, one.

Oceanside 8th 52, St. George 15

At Thomaston Dec. 15, the Mariners sailed past the Schooners. Oceanside led 9-4, 24-6 and 37-9 at the quarter breaks.

Addison Poland led the Mariners with 25 points, while Kloey Deabler added 15; Baylee Hanson, six; Laney Fales, four; and Virginia Davis, two.

Violet Ward led the Dragons with nine points, while Karly Putansu added four and Zoe Hufnagel two.

Oceanside was 4-of-12 (33 percent) from the foul line, while St. George was 1-of-4 (25 percent).

Camden-Rockport 8th 31, Troy Howard 25

At Camden Dec. 15, the Schooners emerged with a win over the Lions.

Maddie Cronkite scored 13 points for Camden-Rockport and Maya Stone eight, while Jordan McKay scored eight points and Nikki Shorey six for Troy Howard.

Troy Howard 7th 21, Medomak 15

At Belfast Dec. 13, the Lions prevailed in a low-scoring affair with the Riverhawks. Troy Howard led 8-3, 12-5 and 19-10 at the quarter breaks.

Emma Tripp led Troy Howard with 13 points, while Jaedy Brady and Kloe Luce added three and Hope Reynolds two.

Rachel Barbour paced Medomak with six points, while Paige Gerlack and Grace Havener added three; Sidney Nicholls, two; and Molly Emerson, one.

Oceanside 8th 38, Appleton 30

At Thomaston Dec. 13, the Mariners netted an eight-point win over the Wildcats. Appleton led 5-3 after the first quarter and 12-11 at halftime, while Oceanside led 24-21 after three quarters.

Addison Poland and Kloey Deabler each netted 16 points for the winners, while Reese Drinkwater, Becca Spearing and Virginia Davis each added two.

Brenna Odone led Appleton with 15 points, while Isabelle DeBrosky added 11 and Madison Hannan and Lydia Ostrander two.

The Mariners were 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Wildcats were 9-of-16 (56 percent).

Troy Howard 7th 62, Medomak 8

At Belfast Dec. 9, the Lions emerged victorious over the River Hawks.

Jordan McKay scored 18 points for the winners, while Gracie Moores added 13; Mia Oliphant, nine; Payton Wadsworth, eight; Nikki Shorey, seven; Laura Carpenter, five; and Alana Nichols, two.

Olivia McMurrin, Grace Havener, Molly Emerson and Lilly Hills each scored for Medomak.

Oceanside 7th 43, Medomak 32

At Waldoboro Dec. 8, the Mariners netted an 11-point win over the Riverhawks. Oceanside led 11-6, 23-10 and 31-22 at the quarter breaks.

Abby Stackpole scored 24 points for Oceanside, while Abby Reid added six; Grace Mackie, five; Maddie Knowlton, four; and Kalee Brown and Charlotte Quinn, two.

Molly Emerson scored 10 points for Medomak, while Sidney Nicholls added six; Rachel Barbour, Grace Havener and Lilly Hills, four; and Cadence Overlock and Brooke McNelly, two.

Appleton’s Lydia Oskander, middle, and Hope’s Thea Laukka, right, among others, on Dec. 6. Photo by Mark Haskell

Camden-Rockport 8th 57, Troy Howard 14

At Camden Dec. 7, the Schooners sailed past the visiting Lions. Camden-Rockport led 19-0, 31-3 and 45-7 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Cronkite scored 23 points for the winners, while Maya Stone added 20; Hannah Stowe, eight; Rita Haslam, four; and Brooklyn Rollins, two.

Emma Tripp netted nine points for Troy Howard, while Jaedyn Brady added three and Amarah Thornley two.

The Schooners were 2-of-8 (25 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 1-of-2 (50 percent).

Camden-Rockport 8th 31, Medomak 23

At Waldoboro Dec. 6, the Schooners bested the host Riverhawks. Camden-Rockport led 9-1, 19-9 and 25-16 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Cronkite scored 12 points for Camden-Rockport, while Maya Stone added 10; Hannah Stowe, six; and Brooklyn Rollins, two.

Claudia Feeley paced Medomak with seven points, while Chloe Fox, Rachel Richardson and Izzy Simmons added four and Alyssa Smith and Kendall Simmons two.

The Schooners were 0-of-6 from the foul line, while the Riverhawks were 3-of-10 (30 percent).

Oceanside 8th 42, Great Salt Bay 29

At Damariscotta Dec. 6, the Mariners pulled away from the Cougars in the second half and sailed to victory. The two teams were tied 8-8 after the first quarter, while Oceanside led 16-14 at halftime and 32-22 after three quarters.

Addison Poland led Oceanside with 24 points, while Kloey Deabler added 10; Laney Fales, four; and Becca Spearing and Lily Lombardo, two.

Olivia Ball paced GSB with eight points, while Tallulah Marks added seven; Maggie Thompson and Lexie Houghton, six; and Amelia Starbird, two.

The Mariners were 0-of-2 from the foul line, while the Cougars were 1-of-9 (11 percent).

Lincolnville 54, Searsport 25

At Searsport Dec. 6, the Lynx were road warriors and bested the Vikings.

Natalie Buldoc scored 19 points for Lincolnville, while Maran Johnson added 18 and Liana Talty 12.

Hope 57, Appleton 52

At Appleton Dec. 6, the Hawks held on and bested the host Wildcats. Hope led 12-9 after the first quarter, while Appleton took a 27-24 edge at halftime. Hope retook a 55-36 advantage after three quarters.

Leah Jones poured in a game-high 36 points to lead the visitors, while Thea Laukka added 19 and Anika Dyer two.

Brenna Odone netted 26 points to pace Appleton, while Zoe Davis added 15; Izzy Debrosky, 10; and Lydia Oskander, two.

The Hawks were 0-of-2 from the foul line, while the Wildcats were 5-of-10 (50 percent).

Boys basketball

Camden-Rockport 8th 66, Troy Howard 23

At Camden Dec. 15, the Schooners navigated past the Lions and emerged with a lopsided win.

Hollis Schwalm scored 17 points for the Schooners, while Evan Kimble added 15 and Wyatt Butcher 12. For Troy Howard, Jackson Faulkingham scored six points, while Jackson Duval Sutton, Adam Robson and Brendyn Kelley added four.

Medomak 7th 41, Troy Howard 33

At Belfast Dec. 13, the Riverhawks rattled off their third win in as many tries, this time over the Lions. Medomak led 16-10, 28-23 and 33-27 at the quarter breaks.

Kollin Donlin led the Riverhawks with nine points, while Landon Starr added seven; Grady Curtis and Noah Taggert, six; Landon Morrison, four; Brayden Nadeau, three; and Joe Wilcox, Gavin Taggert and Liam Feeley, two.

Trevin Ripley led the Lions with 23 points, while Justin Massey added four; Cole Gerrish, three; Brody Balicki, two; and Toni Fairbrother, one.

Medomak 7th 71, Troy Howard 36

At Belfast Dec. 9, the Riverhawks went on a 27-7 third quarter run and surged past the host Lions. Medomak led 11-9 after the first quarter, while Troy Howard rebounded to take a 23-21 lead at halftime. Medomak then took a 48-30 lead after three quarters.

Landon Starr paced the Riverhawks with 20 points, while Kollin Donlin added 11; Landon Morrison, seven; Clark Elwell, six; Noah Taggert and Joe Wilcox, five; Liam Ruffner and Gavin Taggert, four; Grady Curtis and Landon Lewis, three; Liam Feeley, two; and Andrew Flanders, one.

Colton Luce and Jerry Cole scored eight points for the Lions, while Adam Robson added six; Jackson Faulkingham, five; Tristan Bryant, three; and Aiden Gilbert, Brendyn Kelley and Ben Milliken, two.

Medomak 7th 54, Oceanside 51

At Waldoboro Dec. 8, the Riverhawks held on and bested the Mariners in a tightly-contested affair. Medomak led 17-13, 28-25 and 44-43 at the quarter breaks.

Landon Starr scored 24 points for the winners, while Landon Morrison added 10; Clark Elwell, eight; Brayden Nadeau, six; Noah Taggert, four; and Wyatt Hood, two.

Alonzo Hoose netted a game-high 30 points for Oceanside, while Grady Geretz added six; Nicholas Tripp, five; Cody Dodge, four; and Carter Elliot, Sebastian Olson and Landon Weaver, two.

Searsport 61, Lincolnville 51

At Searsport Dec. 6, the Vikings defended their home court with a victory over the Lynx. Searsport led 17-6, 36-18 and 47-41 at the quarter breaks.

Landon Economy keyed Searsport with 33 points, while Tucker Hieter added 12; Isaac Traves, six; Braeden McIntire, five; Sam Jewett, three; and Ravon Carbisiero, two.

Thomas Leadbetter scored 18 points for Lincolnville, while Liam Day-Lynch added 13; Mickey Nowell, seven; Ian Hammond, six; Thomas Pickford, four; and Jack Lytton and Larkin Mott, two.

The Vikings were 7-of-15 (47 percent) from the foul line, while the Lynx were 0-of-1.

Camden-Rockport’s Luke Tobias, left, and Medomak’s Wyatt Simmons. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Hope 83, Appleton 57

At Appleton Dec. 6, the Hawks soared past the Wildcats. Hope led 21-10, 40-25 and 71-36 at the quarter breaks.

Nolan Ames poured in 36 points for Hope, while Micah Fagonde added 26; Carter Grant, eight; Theo Chandler and Kristian Hall, four; Wilder Haskins, three; and Quinn Ryan, two.

Jacob Harrington scored 18 points for Appleton, while Manny Mosheyev added 16; Gavin Campbell, 13; Noah Benson and Carter Campbell, four; and Aiden Barley, two.

The Hawks were 7-of-14 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Wildcats were 2-of-7 (29 percent).

Medomak 8th 43, Camden-Rockport 27

At Waldoboro Dec. 6, the Riverhawks pulled away from the Schooners in the second half and netted a victory. The two teams were tied 10-10 after the first quarter, while Medomak scored 22-21 at halftime and 35-25 after three quarters.

Kaiden Quinn scored 10 points for Medomak, while Luke Cheesman added seven; Jayden Drost and Mason Nguyen, six; Wyatt Simmons, Aidyn Herring and Levi Simmons, four; and Owen Dostie, two.

Evan Kimble scored 13 points for Camden-Rockport, while Hollis Schwalm added nine; Brian Leonard, three; and Brennan Wright, two.

Medomak was 0-of-3 from the foul line, while Camden-Rockport was 2-of-11 (18 percent).

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