WALDOBORO — The Medomak Valley boys basketball team picked up a pair of preseason home wins on the hardwood on Saturday, Dec. 3 as the Panthers hosted Ellsworth and Thornton Academy of Saco in a three-team high school play day.

The Panthers prowled to a 68-55 win over the Eagles and a 51-50 win over the Golden Trojans. Thornton Academy also defeated Ellsworth in a matchup (score unavailable).

Medomak Valley’s Kevin Sincyr. Photo by Mark Haskell

The following is a recap of Medomak Valley’s contests:

Medomak Valley 68, Ellsworth 55

At Waldoboro Dec. 3, the Panthers pulled away from the Eagles in the second half and netted a 13-point win. Medomak Valley led 18-14, 42-20 and 59-49 at the quarter breaks.

Kory Donlin pumped in 21 points to pace the Panthers, while Blake Morrison and Kevin Sincyr added 15; Gabe Lash, seven; Finn Parmley, four; Luke Cheesman, three; Tucker Holgerson, two; and Vishal Mellor, one.

Medomak Valley’s Gabe Lash, left, and Ellsworth’s Peter Keblinsky. Photo by Mark Haskell

Chance Mercier scored 16 points to key the Eagles, while Miles Palmer, Wyatt Bragdon and Peter Keblinsky added six; Josiah James-Chinn, five; Michael Harris, four; Kaleb Conners and Eamon MacDonald, three; and Kyle Kenney, Dawson Curtis and Isiah Corson, two.

Medomak Valley was 14-of-23 (61 percent) from the foul line, while Ellsworth converted 19-of-25 (76 percent) attempts.

Medomak Valley 51, Thornton Academy 50

At Waldoboro Dec. 3, in a game that saw the opponents’ reserves have the bulk of the minutes, the Panthers edged the Golden Eagles. Thornton Academy led 16-13 after the first quarter and 29-27 at halftime, while Medomak Valley led 44-42 after three quarters.

Kory Donlin scored 16 points for the winners, while Jaiden Starr added seven; Gabe Lash and Finn Parmley, six; Tucker Holgerson, five; Luke Cheesman, four; Carrick Lalley, three; and Vishal Mellor and Kristian Schumann, two.

Medomak Valley’s Carric Lalley, front, as well as Ellsworth’s Michael Harris, left, and Isiah Corson. Photo by Mark Haskell

The Panthers were 4-of-13 (31 percent) from the foul line, while the Golden Eagles were 5-of-14 (36 percent).

The names and statistics for Thornton Academy’s players were unavailable.

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