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Double dip: Windjammers taste sweet victory with sweep of Eagles

Camden Hills girls notch first win, Windjammer boys fifth as Fraser pours in 33 points
By Staff | Feb 13, 2021

The Camden Hills basketball teams experienced the thrill of victory — the girls for the first time this season — with a pair of high school court wins over Lincoln Academy of Newcastle on Friday night, Feb. 12.

The Windjammer girls went on the road and returned with a lopsided, 56-24 victory, while the boys sailed to a 67-50 home win in Rockport.

The Camden Hills boys improved to 5-2 and Windjammer girls 1-6.

The following is a recap of Friday's games:

Girls

Camden Hills 56, Lincoln Academy 24

At Newcastle Feb. 12, the Windjammers easily navigated around the Eagles and to their first win of the campaign. Camden Hills led 19-6, 26-18 and 43-22 at the quarter breaks.

“The girls played a great game tonight,” said Camden Hills coach Kim Kuhn. “It just took us a few games to get going this season. They made their shots and everyone played aggressively and looked to score. We created around 20 turnovers off our full-court press, which was a big key for the victory tonight. It’s so exciting to see the girls beginning to gel.”

Tessa Whitley scored 12 points for Camden Hills, while Ella Powers added 11; Sierra Laukka, Molly Shook and Mattie Luce, six; Bailey Curtis, Lily Clement and Anna Jordan, four; and Amelia Johnson, three;

Maddy York netted eight points for Lincoln Academy, while Annie Peaslee, Lizzie Ober and Paige Lafrenaye added four and Natalie Kaler and Reagan Dunican two.

The Windjammers netted 6-of-12 foul shots (50 percent) and Eagles 6-of-6 (100 percent).

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Boys

Camden Hills 67, Lincoln Academy 50

At Rockport Feb. 12, the Windjammers sailed to a 17-point win over the visitors. Camden Hills led 23-9, 43-18 and 52-37 at the quarter breaks.

Jeremy Fraser poured in a game-high 33 points to pace the Windjammers, while Westen DeWaard added 12; Casey Messer, nine; Hunter Norton and Liam O’Neal, five; Ryan Clifford, two; and Dylan Morganstern, one.

Fraser also netted three trifectas and 6-of-8 free throws, as he tallied 11 points in the first and second quarters, four in the third and seven in the fourth.

Tucker Stiles scored 16 points for the Eagles, while Gabe Hagar added 12; Griffen Bond, five; Gavin Doloff, four; Nick Prior, Ryan DeLiole, Lucas Houghton and Colin Dalton, three; and Braxton Crockett, one.

The Windjammers made 17-of-28 free throws (61 percent) and Eagles 11-of-18 (61 percent).

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