High school basketball

Camden Hills splits with Eagles in down-to-wire preseason court affairs

Camden Hills girls hold on to win, but boys comeback bid falls short
By Zack Miller | Dec 02, 2018
Photo by: Zack Miller Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, left, Alisha Simmons, middle, and Trinity Montigny, right, and Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, left, and Miranda Dunton, right, go for a loose ball during a preseason contest Saturday, Dec. 1 in Rockport. The Windjammers beat the Eagles 49-43.

Rockport — The high school basketball regular seasons may not start until the end of the week, but the preseason contests between Camden Hills and Ellsworth on Saturday, Dec. 1 felt as though each game officially counted in the win and loss columns.

The Windjammers hosted the Eagles in a doubleheader, as the Camden Hills girls held off Ellsworth 49-43 and the boys comeback fell short in a 68-65 defeat.

Watch video and see more photos below.

The Camden Hills girls, coached by Kim Kuhn, include senior Kassie Krul; juniors Audrey Bowman, Kaylyn Krul, Miranda Dunton and Grace O'Connell; sophomores Anya Babb-Brott and Seanna Montgomery; and freshmen Olivia Brown, Tessa Whitley, Ella Powers and Mila Bonometti.

The Camden Hills boys, coached by Jeff Hart, include seniors Ionut Lodge, Kerry Sebanty, Michael McGeady, Michael Kremin, Trajan Gilson and Matt Nickerson; juniors Jon Runnion-Bareford and Josh Pearse; sophomores Obediah Miller, Casey Messer and Jeremy Fraser; and freshmen Liam O'Neal and Ryan Clifford.

The following is a recap of both contests:

Girls basketball

Camden Hills 49, Ellsworth 43

At Rockport Dec. 1, the Windjammers escaped with a victory. The Windjammers led 16-12 after the first quarter and 31-18 at halftime. Ellsworth outscored Camden Hills 18-5 in the third stanza to tie the game 36-36.

The Windjammer defense came alive in the fourth quarter, as it held the Eagles to seven points.

Kassie Krul led Camden Hills, and all scorers, with 24 points, while Dunton had eight; Montgomery and Bowman, four; O'Connell and Kaylyn Krul, three; and Powers, two.

Trinity Montigny keyed the Eagles with 21 points, while Samantha Carter chipped in with six; Ella Hubbard, five; Kylie Robidout, four; Samantha Higgins, Sierra Andrews and Kayla Duhaime, two; and Samantha Simmons, one.

The Windjammers were 21-of-34 (61 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 11-of-18 (61 percent).

Boys Basketball

Ellsworth 68, Camden Hills 65

At Rockport Dec. 1, the Windjammers fell short against the Eagles. Ellsworth led 17-13, 36-25 and 55-40 at the quarter breaks.

Camden Hills played an uptempo, fullcourt pressure defense, which gave the Eagles trouble down the stretch. The Windjammers capitalized, outscoring the visitors 25-13, but missed a game-tying 3-point shot in the late seconds.

Fraser led the Windjammers with 17 points, while Gilson had 10; Kremin and Runnion-Bareford, nine; Clifford, seven; McGeady, five; Sabanty, three; and Messer, one.

For Ellsworth, Jackson Curtis led all scorers with 21 points, as Hunter Curtis added 13; Austin Harris, eight; Connor Crawford, seven; Brett Bragdon, six; Collin Lacasse and Deyan Rich, two; and Malcolm Svec, one.

Camden Hills finished 11-of-15 (73 percent) from the foul line, while Ellsworth was 17-of-32 (53 percent).

Ellsworth at Camden Hills boys basketball
Camden Hills hosts Ellsworth on Dec. 1 in high school boys basketball in Rockport. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth at Camden Hills girls basketball
Camden Hills hosts Ellsworth on Dec. 1 in high school girls basketball in Rockport. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Seanna Montgomery, middle, among Ellsworth players. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Samantha Carter, left, and Jocelyn Jordan, middle, and Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, left, and Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny, left, and Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Miranda Dunton. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, middle, and Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, left, Samantha Carter, middle, and Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, left, and Camden Hills' Miranda Dunton. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Alisha Kelly, left, and Camden Hills' Ella Powers, back, and Miranda Dunton. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, left, and Sarah Shea, right, and Camden Hills' Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, left, and Miranda Dunton, and Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, left, Sarah Shea, middle, and Kayla Duhaime. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, right, and Ellsworth's Samantha Carter, left, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell, left, and Ellsworth's Sierra Andrews. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Miranda Dunton, middle, and Ellsworth's Samantha Higgins, left, and Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Samantha Higgins, left, and Camden Hills' Miranda Dunton. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell, left, and Ella Powers, and Ellsworth's Sierra Shea. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Addreanna Seavey, left, and Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Addreanna Seavey, left, and Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley, middle, and Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ella Powers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ella Powers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley, left, and Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Addreanna Seavey, left, and Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, middle, and Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Kylie Roubidout, left, and Trinity Montigny, middle, and Sierra Andrews, and Camden Hills' Seanna Montgomery, left, Tessa Whitley, middle, and Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, left, Seanna Montgomery, back, and Kaylyn Krul, and Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny, left, and Kylie Roubidout. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, left, and Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, left, and Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, middle, and Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, left, and Ellsworth's Sarah Shea. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, left, and Ellsworth's Sierra Andrews. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, middle, and Ellsworth's Kayla Duhaime, left, and Sierra Andrews. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Miranda Dunton. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Anya Babb-Brott, front, and Mila Bonometti, right, and Ellsworth's Kayla Duhaime, left. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, left, and Kaylyn Krul, and Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, middle. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford, left, and Ellsworth's Darby Barry. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Darby Barry, left, and Jackson Curtis, right, and Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, middle, and Trajan Gilson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Jackson Curtis, left, and Camden Hills' Michael McGeady. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Hunter Curtis, left, and Camden Hills' Michael McGeady. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, left, and Casey Messer, middle, and Ellsworth's Malcolm Svec. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer, left, and Ellsworth's Darby Barry, middle, and Jackson Curtis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
From left, Ellsworth's Austin Harris, Camden Hills' Obie Miller, Kerry Sabanty, Ryan Clifford, Ellsworth's Malcolm Svec, and Camden Hills' Josh Pearse. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael Kremin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Connor Crawford, left, and Camden Hills' Michael McGeady. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, left, and Ellsworth's Noah Neleski. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Malcolm Svec, left, and Camden Hills' Josh Pearse. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, middle, and Ellsworth's Malcolm Svec, left, and Noah Neleski. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford, left, and Michael Kremin, middle, and Ellsworth's Noah Neleski, middle, and Austin Harris, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady, left, and Ellsworth's Austin Harris. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, left, and Michael McGeady, and Ellsworth's Austin Harris. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Trajan Gilson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael Kremin, left, and Trajan Gilson, middle, and Ellsworth's Jackson Curtis, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Ellsworth's Austin Harris, right, and Camden Hills' Trajan Gilson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady, left, and Jeremy Fraser, and Ellsworth's Austin Harris. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael Kremin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kerry Sabanty, left, and Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Josh Pearse, left, and Kerry Sabanty, and Ellsworth's Darby Barry. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Josh Pearse, left, Kerry Sabanty, middle, and Ryan Clifford, right, and Ellsworth's Collin Lacasse, middle, and Hunter Curtis, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, front, and Ellsworth's Jackson Curtis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, front, and Ellsworth's Jackson Curtis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford, left, and Ellsworth's Austin Harris. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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