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First-quarter momentum carries Camden Hills over Medomak Valley

Girls basketball: Windjammers outscore Panthers 10-5 in first, 46-45 rest of way
By Staff | Dec 11, 2012
Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer Camden Hills' Megan LeGage drives to the basket as teammate Annie Young (5) and Medomak Valley's Hannah Marks (1) and Elise Wallace (3) trail the play during a Dec. 11 high school girls basketball game in Rockport. The host Windjammers won 56-50.

Rockport — More often than not, when the Camden Hills and Medomak Valley girls basketball squads square off on the hardwood, a competitive, tough game ensues.

That again was the case Tuesday night, Dec. 11 as the host Windjammers earned a 56-50 victory over the rival Panthers.

Camden Hills improved to 2-0 on the young season, while the Panthers dropped to 0-2.

Camden Hills led 10-5, 23-17 and 38-33 at the quarter breaks. The first stanza essentially proved the difference in the contest as the Windjammers outscored the Panthers 46-45 over the final three quarters.

Pacing Camden Hills were Jordan Knowlton with 26 points; Megan LeGage, 14; Rachel Pease, nine; Annie Young, three; and Katie McMorrow and Bekah Hilt, both two. Knowlton also grabbed 12 rebounds, while LeGage added five steals and three assists, Kristina Alex four steals, Pease 15 rebounds and four blocked shots and Hilt five rebounds.

For Medomak Valley, Sammie Griffin netted 15 points; Elise Wallace, nine; Taylor Simmons, seven; Hannah Heald and Amanda Hendrickson-Belloguet, both six; Justice Barrows, three; and Hannah Marks and Desiree Benner, both two.

Camden Hills had 23 turnovers and outrebounded the Panthers 37-20. The Windjammers made 14-of-26 free throws (54 percent) and the Panthers 10-of-14 (71 percent).

Click for photos from the varsity game.

Click for photos from the jayvee game.

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