WATERVILLE — The Camden Hills football team, which had experienced a three-game losing streak, righted the ship on Saturday, Oct. 22 against Waterville as the Windjammers ended the high school regular season on a high note.

The Windjammers overcame an early 12-point deficit and sailed to a 28-24 win over the host Purple Panthers and have set their sights on the postseason, set to begin next weekend.

Saturday’s game was scoreless after the first quarter before Camden Hills took a 14-12 lead at halftime and maintained a 20-18 edge after three quarters.

William Haslam was 13-of-23 under center for Camden Hills for 149 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions, as he completed passes to Cameron Lawrence (3 catches for 81 yards), Dylan Lowe (6 catches for 48 yards, TD) and Owen Reynolds (4 catches for 20 yards).

On the ground, the Windjammers were keyed by Reynolds (15 carries for 111 yards, TD), Louis Mainella (13 carries for 109 yards, TD) and Haslam (8 carries for 7 yards, TD).

Defensively, Camden Hills was led by Louis Mainella (6 solo tackles, 10 assisted tackles), Mason Thomas (5 solos, 4 assists, quarterback sack), Isaac Dutille (3 solos), J.T. Johndro (3 solos, 3 assists), Hollis Schwalm (3 solos), Reynolds (2 solos, assists), Franklin Coffey (2 solos, 2 assists), Justin Batty (2 solos), Vincent Mainella (solo, 4 assists), Aidan Greeley (solo), Lowe (3 assists) and Saxton Smith (assist).

Next, the Windjammers (2-5), ranked fourth in the North eight-man large school division, will play at top-seeded Mount Desert Island (5-2) in a semifinal playoff on Friday, Oct 28 at 7 p.m.

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