The Tuesday, Jan. 24 area high school basketball slate was jam-packed with 14 games, which resulted in a mixed bag of results with the end of the regular season in sight.

The Vinalhaven, Oceanside of Rockland and Medomak Valley of Waldoboro boys emerged victorious, as did the Oceanside, Camden Hills of Rockport, Vinalhaven and Mount View of Thorndike girls (see separate story on Medomak Valley and Camden Hills doubleheader).

The action continued on Wednesday, Jan. 25 as Islesboro was downed by Forest Hills of Jackman at a neutral site at Kennebec Valley Community College in Waterville.

The lone game in town Thursday, Jan. 26 involved the Searsport girls, which emerged with a home win over George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill.

On Friday, Jan. 27, the Searsport boys and girls each collected wins over Temple Academy of Waterville, as did the Medomak Valley girls over Leavitt of Turner. The Oceanside boys and girls also emerged victorious over Camden Hills (see separate story).

The weekend concluded for local teams Saturday, Jan. 28 as the Oceanside girls earned a win over Medomak Valley (see separate story), while the Vinalhaven and Islesboro boys and girls were dealt losses by Valley of Bingham and Richmond, respectively.

The final games of the regular campaign are slated for Thursday, Feb. 9, with the postseason to follow for teams which qualify.

The following is a recap of reported results:


Richmond 70, Islesboro 35

At Islesboro Jan. 28, the Bobcats doubled up the host Eagles and emerged with the late-season win. Richmond led 19-10, 36-17 and 55-26 at the quarter breaks.

Wyatt Cassidy and Connor Vashon each netted 20 points for the Bobcats, while Hunter Mason added eight; Kenny Mecham, six; Zander Steele and David Edwards, four; Max Trask and Logan Zoulamis, three; and Max Viselli, two.

Tobias Conover scored 11 points to lead the Eagles, while Logan Burns added nine; Robert Conover and Alex Watson, four; Harper Conover, three; and Finnegan Calderwood and Blake Zlotkowski, two.

Richmond was 11-of-16 (69 percent) from the free throw line, while Islesboro was 3-of-7 (43 percent).

Valley 66, Vinalhaven 36

At Vinalhaven Jan. 28, the Cavaliers pulled away from the Vikings in the second half and emerged victorious. Vinalhaven held an early 13-9 lead, but Valley took a 30-23 edge at halftime and led 45-28 after three stanzas.

Robbie Swears and Sam Wentworth each scored 12 points for the islanders, while Joe Lazaro added five; Trey Goodrich, three; and Kyle Grant and Tanner Lazaro, two.

Harry Louis poured in a game-high 30 points for Valley, while Fisher Tewksbury added 18; Jared Ricker, eight; Caleb Judd, six; and Brodie Ricker and Hunter Mills, two.

The Vikings were 7-of-11 (63 percent) from the foul line, while the Cavaliers were 4-of-6 (67 percent).

Houlton 44, Belfast 39

At Houlton Jan. 27, the Shiretowners sent the Lions on a long bus ride home after cementing a five-point win. Houlton led 14-7, 23-20 and 34-29 at the quarter breaks.

Eli Veilleux paced the Lions with 12 points, while K.J. Payson added 11; Eli Higgins, seven; James Ritter, six; Eli Slaughter, two; and Zeke Slaughter, one.

For the Shiretowners, Isiah Ervin scored 16 points, while Cody Johston added 15; Thad Gertle, seven; and Brandon Boulton and Daniel Henderson, two.

Belfast was 1-of-4 (25 percent) from the foul line, while Houlton was 10-of-13 (77 percent).

Valley 69, Vinalhaven 27

At Vinalhaven Jan. 27, the Cavaliers held the Vikings off the scoreboard over the first eight minutes of play and rode that momentum to victory. Valley led 13-0, 33-7 and 52-13 at the quarter breaks.

Robbie Swears netted 12 points for Vinalhaven, while Trey Goodrich, Kyle Grant and Sam Wentworth added four and Hunter Hamilton three.

For Valley, Harry Louis tossed in 25 points, while Fisher Tewksbury and Jared Ricker added 13; Caleb Judd, six; Ryon West, five; Hunter Mills, four; and Kamdyn Conrad, three.

The Vikings were 3-of-9 (33 percent) from the foul line, while the Cavaliers were 9-of-21 (43 percent).

Searsport 57, Temple Academy 24

At Searsport Jan. 27, the Vikings jumped out to a big lead early and never looked back en route to besting the Bereans. Searsport led 16-4, 29-5 and 42-15 at the quarter breaks.

Landon Economy led the Vikings with 19 points, while Tim Smith added 11; Ashton Ellis, eight; Gage Ellis, six; Oliver Carbisiero and Sean Paige, four; Ravon Carbisiero, three; and Cole Ellis, two.

For the Bereans, Nathan Corey netted 10 points, while Peyton Reckards add six; Paul Monzat, four; Tad Dow, three; and Gabe King, one.

Searsport was 9-of-18 (50 percent) from the charity stripe, while Temple Academy was 5-of-11 (45 percent).

Leavitt 49, Medomak Valley 41

At Turner Jan. 27, the Hornets defended their home nest with an eight-point win over the Panthers. Leavitt led 10-5, 24-13 and 34-29 at the quarter breaks.

Kory Donlin scored 12 points for Medomak Valley, while Gabe Lash and Kevin Sincyr added 11; Blake Morrison, four; Jaiden Starr, two; and Finn Parmley, one. Lash added nine rebounds and Starr seven caroms.

Spencer Hathaway scored 16 points for Leavitt, while Declan Giroux added 12; Brett Coburn, nine; Nick Morin, six; Aiden Turcotte, five; and S. Bubier, one.

The Panthers were 12-of-18 (67 percent) from the foul line, while the Hornets were 14-of-22 (63 percent).

Forest Hills 72, Islesboro 28

At Kennebec Valley Community College in Waterville Jan. 25, the Tigers were on the prowl from the get-go as they bested the Eagles. Forest Hills led 31-9, 49-18 and 67-26 at the quarter breaks.

Dylan Frank led Islesboro with 12 points, while Logan Burns added eight and Tobias Conover and Alex Watson four.

Braiden Welsh netted 29 points to lead Forest Hills, while Mason Desjardins added 22; Blaine Nadeau and Cooper Daigle, 10; Hiram Logston, two; and Aaden Nadeau, one.

The Tigers were 2-of-9 (22 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles did not attempt a free throw.

Temple Academy 55, Islesboro 54

At Waterville Jan. 24, the Eagles were edged by the host Bereans by a single point. Temple Academy led 17-9, 27-22 and 39-36 at the quarter breaks.

Tobias Conover paced the Eagles with 27 points, while Dylan Frank and Alex Watson added 10; Finnegan Calderwood, three; and Harper Conover and Logan Burns, two.

Peyton Reckards led the Bereans with 27 points, while Nathan Corey added 23; Gabriel Young, three; and Noah Mathews, two.

Islesboro was 3-of-14 (21 percent) from the foul line, while Temple Academy was 11-of-17 (65 percent).

Maine Central Institute 69, Belfast 34

At Pittsfield Jan. 24, the Huskies prowled to a lopsided win over the Lions. MCI led 13-10, 33-16 and 54-24 at the quarter breaks.

James Ritter keyed Belfast with 11 points, while K.J. Payson added 10; Zeke Slaughter, six; Eli Slaughter, four; Andrew Haas, two; and Elias Higgins, one.

Caleb Kennedy and Brayden Fitts scored 14 points for MCI, while Lucas Llagostera added nine; Carter Bubar, eight; Cole Allen and Braeden Kennedy, seven; Drew Shorey, four; Owen Moore, three; and Kyle Hall, two.

The Lions were 5-of-13 (38 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Huskies were 4-of-7 (57 percent).

Oceanside 86, Waterville 39

At Rockland Jan. 24, the Mariners continued to sail with relative ease through the regular season with another win, this time over the Purple Panthers. Oceanside led 16-6, 38-14 and 68-23 at the quarter breaks.

Cohen Galley paced the Mariners with a 23-point effort, while Jackson Kay added 16; Zeb Foster, 15; Alex Bartlett, eight; Alex Collins and Carter Galley, six; Ben Tripp, four; and Parker Darge, Dom Frisone, Maddox Robishaw and Jack Elwell, two. Bartlett also pulled down seven rebounds, while Carter Galley and Cohen Galley had six caroms.

For the Purple Panthers, Chris Nawfel netted 10 points, while Dustan Hunter added five; Spencer Minihan, Asher Grazulis and Derek Couture, four; Cade Rogers and Nick Poulin, three; and John Nawfel, Jace Bryan and Garrett Gendreau, two.

Oceanside was 11-of-18 (61 percent) from the foul line, while Waterville netted 5-of-13 attempts (38 percent).

Jonesport-Beals 36, Searsport 33

At Searsport Jan. 24, the Royals edged the host Vikings and prevailed by three points. Jonesport-Beals led 15-11, 23-16 and 30-24 at the quarter breaks.

Gage Ellis paced Searsport with 13 points, while Landon Economy added nine; Ashton Ellis, seven; and Tim Smith, four.

For Jonesport-Beals, Damon Beal scored 18 points, while Brevan Kenny added 11; Garrett Libby, three; Eli Peabody, two; and Kaden Beal and William Guptill, one.

The Vikings were 3-of-10 (30 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Royals were 14-of-23 (61 percent).

Lincoln Academy 90, Mount View 56

At Newcastle Jan. 24, the Eagles churned out their highest scoring output of the season and soared past the ‘Stangs. Lincoln Academy led 21-18, 37-28 and 62-45 at the quarter breaks.

Noah Hurd netted 18 points for the visitors, while Tyler Russell added 11; Wyatt Evensen, eight; Max Bottenfield, seven; Stuart Knowlton, six; Ben Osborne, four; and Collin Jones, two.

Gabe Hagar keyed the hosts with 24 points, while Lucas Houghton added 15; Jake Masters and Casey Duncan, 10; Tucker Stiles and E.J. Hunt, nine; Jack Duncan, five; Drew Hunt, four; and Sammy Chapman and Tyson Ball, two.

The Mustangs were 3-of-6 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 25-of-40 (62 percent).

Vinalhaven 66, North Haven 54

At North Haven Jan. 24, the Vikings stormed to a significant first-quarter lead and rode that momentum to a win over the Hawks. Vinalhaven led 25-5, 46-20 and 59-35 at the quarter breaks.

Hunter Hamilton tossed in 16 points to lead the Vikings, while Robbie Swears added 15; Trey Goodrich, 10; Joe Lazaro, eight; Sam Wentworth, six; Tanner Lazaro, four; Chad Lazaro, three; and Charlie Swears and Kyle Grant, two.

Jon Brown poured in a game-high 26 points for the Hawks, while Ezra Davidson added 10; Bret Waterman, eight; Bryn Campbell, four; and Quinten Spence, Jared MacDonald and Caden Cabot, two.

Vinalhaven was 6-of-8 (75 percent) from the charity stripe, while North Haven was 3-of-5 (60 percent).


Richmond 56, Islesboro 9

At Islesboro Jan. 28, the Bobcats held the Eagles off the scoreboard throughout the first half and prowled to a big win. Richmond led 14-0, 31-0 and 41-4 at the quarter breaks.

Rosie Brimley scored four points for the Eagles, while Alma Bewsher added three and River Burns two.

For the Bobcats (first names unavailable), I. Stewart scored 20 points, while K. Briand added 10; B. Dufresne, eight; D. Flanagan, six; L. Viselli, four; and P. Cray, E. Briand, E. Valley and K. Brillant, two.

Islesboro was 1-of-5 (20 percent) from the charity stripe, while Richmond was 6-of-9 (67 percent).

Valley 73, Vinalhaven 9

At Vinalhaven Jan. 28, the Cavaliers made it two wins in as many days over the host Vikings. Valley led 18-2, 43-6 and 63-9 at the quarter breaks.

The islanders were led by Maddie Miller and Lydia Wentworth with three points each, while Bega Osgood added two and Chelsea Waite one.

Kirsten Bigelow netted 24 points for Valley, while Brielle Hill tossed in 22; Madeline Hill, 10; Patsy Wright, six; Rylee Clark, four; Kara Bigelow, three; and Surata Wright and Tatsanna Sproul, two.

Vinalhaven was 5-of-20 (25 percent) from the foul line, while Valley was 6-of-8 (75 percent).

Valley 82, Vinalhaven 28

At Vinalhaven Jan. 27, the Cavaliers emerged with a lopsided triumph over the islanders. Valley led 22-5, 42-7 and 60-19 at the quarter breaks.

Chelsea Waite led the Vikings with six points, while Makayla Martin, Maddie Miller, Becca Osgood and Lydia Wentworth each added five and Amy Ricker and Adelle Wadsworth one.

For the Cavaliers, Madelyn Hill and Kirsten Bigelow each scored 22 points, while Brielle Hill added 18; Riley Clark and Brynn Mills, five; Serata Wright, four; and Kara Bigelow, Daisy Clark and Cadence Twigg, two.

Vinalhaven netted 8-of-11 (72 percent) free throws, while Valley converted 11-of-27 (41 percent) attempts.

Medomak Valley 45, Leavitt 32

At Waldoboro Jan. 27, the Panthers jumped out to a double-digit first quarter lead and prowled past the Hornets. Medomak Valley led 16-6, 27-13 and 37-26 at the quarter breaks.

Addison McCormick led Medomak Valley with 17 points, while Audrey Jackson, Madilyn Simmons and Maya Cannon each added six; Kytana Williamson, five; Sara Nelson, four; and Katherine McKenney, one. Cannon also pulled down a whopping 17 rebounds, while Williamson added six steals and McCormick five steals for the hosts.

For Leavitt, Gabby Clark scored 11 points, while Jazzlyn Clark added eight; Jillian Pelletier and Jordyn Boulay, five; Leni Beutler, two; and Katie Sirois, one.

The Panthers were 11-of-18 (61 percent) from the foul line, while the Hornets were 9-of-18 (50 percent).

Searsport 30, George Stevens Academy 26

At Searsport Jan. 26, the Vikings netted a four-point win over the visiting Eagles. GSA led 11-8 after the first quarter and 18-14 at halftime, while Searsport took a 24-18 lead after three quarters.

Emily Mello paced Searsport with 13 points, while Julianna Sprague added 10; Baileigh Bagley, five; and Laura Warman, two.

Holle Clifford led GSA with nine points, while Mace Schlidroth added seven; Madison Brackett, six; and Alexon Astbury, four.

The Vikings were 6-of-12 (50 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Eagles were 4-of-10 (40 percent).

Forest Hills 50, Islesboro 11

At Kennebec Valley Community College in Waterville Jan. 25, the Tigers emerged with a convincing win over the Eagles. Forest Hills led 18-4, 31-6 and 43-9 at the quarter breaks.

Rosie Brimley led Islesboro with four points, while Alma Bewsher added three and Sam Conover and Reagan Field two.

Aurelie Poulin scored 16 points for Forest Hills, while Kylie Yu added seven; Grace Allen and Allie Dunning, six; Hailey Welch and Carli Frigon, four; and Addison Chiasson, three.

The Eagles were 1-of-4 (25 percent) from the foul line, while the Tigers were 5-of-12 (42 percent).

Oceanside 87, Waterville 32

At Waterville Jan. 24, the Mariners made it 44 straight victories as they surged past the host Purple Panthers. Oceanside led 22-4, 48-17 and 71-23 at the quarter breaks.

Bailey Breen poured in 29 points for the Mariners, while Audrey Mackie added 16; Renee Ripley, 12; Aubri Hoose, 10; Abby Waterman, six; Caitlyn Lamb, four; Ryley Beaudry and Natalie Hitz, three; and Seanna Geretz and Sophie Daggett, two. Breen added 11 rebounds and four steals, while Daggett had eight rebounds and Waterman five steals.

Mackie, who netted her 1,000th career point earlier this season, is at 1,099 and is 19 shy of tying the all-time school record (1,118) set by Kennadi Grover in 2013.

The Mariners were 6-of-14 (43 percent) from the foul line.

Mount View 37, Lincoln Academy 32

At Thorndike Jan. 24, the Mustangs galloped to a five-point win over the Eagles. Mount View led 14-4, 20-16 and 26-23 at the quarter breaks.

Arianna Bradeen paced the ‘Stangs with a 16-point effort, while Bella Serrano added 11; Savannah Lorenz and Hannah Ferreira, four; and Emily Richards, two.

Mariam DeLisle led the Eagles with 14 points, while Natalie Kaler and Reegan Dunican tallied six and Margaret Thompson, Scarlett O’Brien and Jillian Chadwick, two.

Mount View was 3-of-9 (33 percent) from the charity stripe, while Lincoln Academy was 5-of-8 (62 percent).

Vinalhaven 35, North Haven 30

At North Haven Jan. 24, the Vikings did enough to net a road victory over the neighboring Hawks. The squads were tied 6-6 after the first quarter, while Vinalhaven led 19-15 at halftime and 28-25 after three stanzas.

Maddie Miller buoyed Vinalhaven with 16 points, while Makayla Martin added seven; Adelle Wadsworth, six; Lydia Wentworth, five; and Chelsea Waite, one. Waite added 10 rebounds and six steals, while Wentworth added eight rebounds and Wadsworth seven boards.

For North Haven, Izzy Haskell (8 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals), Hannah White (8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals), Sophie Hansen (8 points, 14 rebounds, 3 blocked shots, 2 steals), Whitney Newman (4 points, 5 rebounds, assist, 4 steals), Abby Lattimer (2 points, 8 rebounds, 6 blocks, 2 assists, 5 steals) and Maddie Lattimer (2 rebounds) paced the offense.

The Vikings were 3-of-6 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Hawks were 4-of-8 (50 percent).

Jonesport-Beals 42, Searsport 31

At Searsport Jan. 24, the Royals outscored the Vikings 13-2 in the fourth quarter and earned a road victory. Jonesport-Beals led 8-4 after the first quarter and 20-15 at halftime, while Searsport rallied to knot the score 29-29 after three stanzas.

Julianna Sprague paced Searsport with 19 points, while Laura Warman and Emily Mello added six.

Rachel Crowley scored 10 points for Jonesport-Beals, while Mia Mills added nine; Emma Peabody, seven; Mary McDonald, six; Leah Beal, four; and Riley Bauch and Makayla Merchant, three.

The Vikings were 7-of-13 (54 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Royals were 11-of-30 (37 percent).

Temple Academy 29, Islesboro 22

At Waterville Jan. 24, the Bereans bested the Eagles by a seven-point margin. Temple Academy led 12-4, 17-8 and 23-13 at the quarter breaks.

Rosie Brimley paced Islesboro with six points, while Alma Bewsher and Anna Zlotkowski added four; River Burns and Reagan Field, three; and Sam Conover, two.

For Temple Academy, Mia Fitzpatrick scored 10 points, while Quinn Crommett added seven; Meredith Thompson, four; Lou Benitez and Shivon Larson, three; and Sofia Isgro, two.

The Eagles were 1-of-8 (12 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Bereans were 10-of-18 (56 percent).

Maine Central Institute 44, Belfast 24

At Belfast Jan. 24, the Huskies held the Lions without a first-quarter field goal and prowled to a 20-point win. MCI led 10-2, 21-9 and 29-14 at the quarter breaks.

Julie Darres led the Lions with eight points, while Audri Goodwin added five; Jordan Mackay, three; and Danica Gray, Peyton Wadsworth, Jaiden Philbrook and Grace Moore, two.

For the Huskies, Hannah Robinson led the way with 16 points, while Ella Bernier added 15; Trinity Leavitt and Kayleigh Dunton, five; and Sky Dean, three.

Belfast was 12-of-18 (67 percent) from the foul line, while MCI was 10-of-13 (77 percent).

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