High school basketball

For Mariners, Vikings, Panthers, Windjammers, wins for three, tough sledding for others

Camden Hills girls, Vinalhaven teams pick up victories
By Staff | Jan 06, 2019
Photo by: Zack Miller Camden Hills' Michael Kremin, right, and Ryan Clifford on the defensive against Brewer on Jan. 4 in a high school boys basketball game in Rockport. The visiting Witches outlasted the Windjammers 62-55.

It was up-and-down experiences on the hardwood Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 3-5 for Oceanside, Medomak Valley, Camden Hills and Vinalhaven, as Midcoast high school basketball squads from those schools turned in mixed results.

The Vikings cemented their first and second victories of the campaign as they finished with 1-1 records after two games in two days against Pine Tree Academy of Freeport, while the Camden Hills girls netted a victory over Brewer on Friday.

The Panthers, in addition to the Windjammer boys, fell in contests to Erskine Academy of South China and Brewer on Friday.

Additionally, the Oceanside girls gave unbeaten Mount Desert Island a tough tussle on Saturday, but ended up with a loss.

Watch video and see more photos from the Brewer at Camden Hills boys game below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls

Mount Desert Island 44, Oceanside 38

At Mount Desert Island Jan. 5, the undefeated Trojans bested the Mariners for the second time this season, this time by six points in a tight, competitive contest. The Mariners led 11-5 after one quarter and 21-20 at halftime, while the game was knotted 35-35 after three stanzas. MDI outscored the visitors 9-3 over the final eight minutes.

For the Mariners, Grace Woodman and Abby Veilleux tallied eight points; Raechel Joyce and Molly Gould, seven; and Hope Butler and Sara Dorr, four. The visitors made 5-of-13 free throws (38 percent) and three 3-pointers, including two from Woodman and one from Joyce.

For MDI, which also bested Oceanside 51-31 earlier in the season, Hannah Chamberlain scored 17 points; Maddy Candage, 11; Rachelle Swanson, five; Olivia Gray and Alexis Clarito, four; and Julia Watras, three. The hosts made 6-of-20 foul shots (30 percent) and eight treys, including five from Chamberlain.

In other statistical categories for the visiting Mariners, Gould (4 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots), Butler (8 rebounds, 5 steals), Veilleux (6 rebounds, 2 assists), Woodman (7 rebounds), Joyce (6 rebounds) and Dorr (3 rebounds) led the charge.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (3-5, 11.2963 pointers) is eighth, while Waterville (8-0, 30.7407) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 44, Brewer 40

At Brewer Jan. 4, the Windjammers held the Witches at bay and sailed to their third win of the campaign. Camden Hills led 16-10, 25-21 and 35-28 at the quarter breaks.

Kassie Krul poured in 24 points to lead the Windjammers, while Miranda Dunton added seven; Seanna Montgomery, six; and Kaylyn Krul and Anya Babb-Brott, two.

Rebecca Gideon led Brewer with 17 points, while Jordan Goodrich and Ashley Tanguay added six; Mackenzie Dore, five; Brooke Merrow, four; and Kathryn Austin, two.

Camden Hills was 11-of-24 (46 percent) from the foul line, while Brewer was 9-of-21 (43 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (3-5, 12.2840 points) is sixth, while Skowhegan (7-0, 29.3210 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Erskine Academy 47, Medomak Valley 46

At South China Jan. 4, the Eagles edged the visiting Panthers by a point. Medomak Valley led 12-8 after the first quarter, while Erskine Academy led 24-18 at halftime. The visitors then retook a 31-28 advantage after three quarters.

Lydia Simmons paced the Panthers with 12 points, while Maddy White added 10; Abby Lash, nine; Kayla Donlin and Sadie Cohen, six; and Aubrey Schaeffer, three. Cohen also had a whopping 11 steals for Medomak Valley, while Lash grabbed six rebounds and Simmons five.

Jordan Linscott led the Eagles with 15 points, while LydiaBoucher and Alysa Savage added seven; Joanna Linscott and Emily Clark, six; and Sarah Praul and Mackenzie Roderick, two.

Medomak Valley was 14-of-21 (67 percent) from the foul line, while Erskine Academy was 1-of-5 (20 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (6-2, 17.7160 points) is fourth, while Skowhegan (7-0, 29.3210 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Pine Tree Academy 33, Vinalhaven 25

At Vinalhaven Jan. 4, the Vikings were held scoreless in the fourth quarter and were downed by the Breakers. Pine Tree Academy led 12-5 after the first quarter and 19-12 at halftime, while Vinalhaven took a 25-23 lead after three quarters.

Hope Cluff scored 10 points for the islanders, while Marina Davis added six; Shyanne Warren, four; and Corey Lazaro, two.

Emily Schlisner and Adrianna DePalma netted 12 points for the Breakers, while Jordan Milano added five and Emily Rojas four.

Vinalhaven was 1-of-3 (25 percent) from the foul line and Pine Tree Academy 1-of-5 (17 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (2-8, 3.7037 points) is sixth, while Rangeley (8-1, 24.3827 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 27, Pine Tree Academy 26

At Vinalhaven Jan. 3, the islanders bested the Breakers to net their second win of the campaign. Pine Tree Academy led 9-8 after the first quarter, while Vinalhaven led 14-11 at halftime and 22-18 after three quarters.

Hope Cluff scored 12 points for the Vikings, while Shyanne Warren added seven; Marina Davis, four; and Hannah Newton and Corey Lazaro, two.

Jordan Milano scored nine points for the Breakers, while Adrianna DePalma added eight; Emily Schlisner, six; and Emily Rojas, three.

The Vikings were 3-of-10 (30 percent) from the foul line, while the Breakers were 1-of-2 (50 percent).

Boys

Erskine Academy 47, Medomak Valley 43

At Waldoboro Jan. 4, the Panthers were 1-of-12 (8 percent) from the field in the final eight minutes as the Eagles went on a 14-4 run to clinch the win. Medomak Valley led 12-9 after the first quarter, while Erskine Academy led 24-22 at halftime. The hosts then retook a 39-33 lead after three quarters.

Trevor Brown led the Panthers with 12 points, while Ryan Creamer added 10; Gabe Allaire, eight; Chris Bowman, six; Alec Coughlin, five; and Jake Bickmore, two.

Austin Dunn keyed the Eagles with 18 points, while Braden Soule added 10; Jacob Mortimer, seven; Seth Savage and Jacob Praul, four; and Nicholas Hayden and Gavin Blanchard, two.

Medomak Valley was 9-of-13 (69 percent) from the foul line, while Erskine Academy was 13-of-24 (54 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (6-2, 6.6049 points) is seventh, while Mount Blue of Farmington (6-2, 26.3580 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Brewer 62, Camden Hills 55

At Rockport Jan. 4, the Witches emerged with a seven-point win over the Windjammers. Brewer led 13-11, 30-25 and 48-43 at the quarter breaks.

Ionut Lodge tossed in 22 points for Camden Hills, while Jeremy Fraser added 17; Mike Kremin, eight; Mike McGeady, five; and Kerry Sabanty, three.

Kyle Goodrich scored 12 points for Brewer, while Colby Smith added 11; Dylan Huff, nine; Max Perkins, seven; Aaron Newcomb and Brandon Glidden, six; and Trevor Pearson, five.

The Windjammers were 6-of-12 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Witches were 14-of-23 (61 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (1-7, 1.1728 points) is 11th, while Mount Blue of Farmington (6-2, 26.3580 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Pine Tree Academy 50, Vinalhaven 44

At Vinalhaven Jan. 4, the Breakers emerged with a six-point win over the islanders. Vinalhaven led 16-10 after the first quarter and 25-20 at halftime, while Pine Tree Academy led 36-31 after three quarters.

Alec Radley scored 12 points for the Vikings, while Joe Hopkins added eight; Mark Augusto and Tim Farrelly, six; Mitch Hopkins and Mikael Stone, five; and Connor Lazaro, one.

Chris Amisi scored 14 points for the Breakers, while Grant Milano added 12; Josiah Yeaton, 11; Noraj Jean-Louis, eight; and Jobet Tardiff, four.

Vinalhaven was 4-of-9 (44 percent) from the foul line, while PTA netted 5-of-10 (50 percent) attempts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (1-8, 2.3611 points) is seventh, while Forest Hills of Jackman (7-0, 21.6204 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 50, Pine Tree Academy 39

At Vinalhaven Jan. 3, the Vikings netted their first win of the season with an 11-point triumph over the Breakers. Vinalhaven led 11-3, 27-15 and 36-24 at the quarter breaks.

Joe Hopkins netted 13 points for the islanders, while Mikael Stone added 12; Alec Radley, nine; Tim Farrelly, eight; and Connor Lazaro and Mark Augusto, four.

Chris Amisi scored 18 points for the Breakers, while Noraj Jean-Louis added 12; Grant Milano, five; and Jobet Tardiff, two.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Brewer at Camden Hills boys basketball
Camden Hills hosts Brewer on Jan. 4 in high school boys basketball in Rockport. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady (11) and Ryan Clifford (52), along with Brewer's Dylan Huff (24), Trevor Pearson (12) and Colby Smith. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady, front, and Brewer's Trevor Pearson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady, front, and Brewer's Trevor Pearson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady, right, and Brewer's Colby Smith (44), among another. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady, front. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael McGeady. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, back, and Brewer's Dylan Huff. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, right, and Brewer's Dylan Huff. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge, right, and Brewer's Ryan Clifford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Michael Kremin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, right, and Brewer's Colby Smith. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, right, and Brewer's Colby Smith. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Matt Nickerson, right, and Brewer's Aaron Newcomb. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Matt Nickerson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, middle. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Matt Nickerson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Matt Nickerson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Matt Nickerson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, left, and Brewer's Jaycob Miller. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, left, as well as Brewer's Jaycob Miller, back, and Cameron Monroe. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Obie Miller, right, and Brewer's Colby Smith. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kerry Sabanty, right, and Brewer's Colby Smith. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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