High school basketball

Games grow few, but Hawks, Vikings, Mariners, Windjammers fight on

Plenty of court action in recent days as final week of regular season here
By Staff | Feb 03, 2020

The finish line to the regular season has rapidly approached as Oceanside, Camden Hills, Vinalhaven and North Haven look to improve their win totals in high school basketball games played Wednesday through Saturday, Jan. 29-Feb. 1.

On Jan. 31, the Mariners prevailed in contests over Lincoln Academy of Newcastle, while the Windjammers fell against Skowhegan.

The Vinalhaven girls also dropped a pair of games against Kents Hill on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, while the North Haven girls played twice in two days, as the islanders fell against visiting Searsport.

The Vinalhaven boys also collected two wins in three days against Islesboro on Jan. 31 and Greater Portland Christian on Jan. 29.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys

Vinalhaven 66, Islesboro 32

At Islesboro Jan. 31, the Vikings bested a fellow island foe. Vinalhaven led 16-11, 22-13 and 48-23 at the quarter breaks.

Trey Goodrich led the visitors with 16 points, while Alec Radley, Mark Augusto Jr. and Joe Hopkins added 10; Robbie Swears and Von Jones, six; and Colby Beverage and Kyle Grant, six. Vinalhaven was 2-of-8 (25 percent) from the foul line and did make a 3-pointer.

Dylan Frank led the Eagles with 14 points, while Rio Dubois added six; Shamus Dove, four; Charlie Jagger, three; Julian Kelley, two; and Liam O'Malia, one. Islesboro was 6-of-10 (60 percent) from the foul line. The hosts tallied four treys, as Frank made three and Jagger, one.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (5-11, 8.7809 points) is eighth, while Forest Hills of Jackman (17-0, 115.6790 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 80, Lincoln Academy 52

At Newcastle Jan. 31, the Mariners eased past the host Eagles. Oceanside led 25-5, 37-20 and 60-35 at the quarter breaks.

Elliot Lucier led Oceanside with 20 points, while Cam Kingsbury added 10; Drew Daggett, nine; Gavyn Tower, eight; Bohdi Ames, seven; Jack Elwell and Alex Collins, six; Nate Coombs, five; Hayden Jacques, four; Landdon Willis and Austin Chilles, two; and Karl Ilvonen, one.

Additionally, Kingsbury (7 assists, 2 steals), Coombs (4 assists, 4 steals, 4 rebounds), Munro (5 assists), Ilvonen (6 rebounds, 2 assists), Lucier (10 rebounds, 3 assists), Daggett (9 rebounds, 2 blocks), Jack Elwell (6 rebounds) and Tower (7 rebounds, 2 blocks) chipped in for the Mariners.

Jake Masters netted 13 points for Lincoln Academy, while Chase Crockett and Myles Wotton added eight; Joseph Giberson, seven; Zach McKenna, five; Jack Duncan, four; and Zach Farrin and Gavin Doloff, two.

The Mariners were 18-of-29 (62 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Eagles were 14-of-23 (61 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (7-10, 23.8889 points) is 15th, while Caribou (16-1, 176.1111 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 56, Greater Portland Christian 13

At Vinalhaven Jan. 29, the Vikings outscored the Lions 20-0 in the their quarter and netted a win over the visitors. Vinalhaven led 12-6, 25-10 and 45-10 at the quarter breaks.

Trey Goodrich scored 13 points for the islanders, while Joe Hopkins added 10; Tim Farrelly, eight; Mark Augusto, six; Robbie Swears and Hunter Ames, four; Alec Radley, three; and Sam Wentworth, Lincoln Dennison, Von Jones and Connor Lazaro, two.

Micah La Salle scored four points for GPC, while Owen Mann added three and Paul Tran, Caulin Patterson and Christian Patterson two.

The Vikings were 15-of-23 (65 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 1-of-3 (33 percent).

Girls

Searsport 42, North Haven 30

At North Haven Feb. 1, the Vikings won their second game over the Hawks in as many days with a 12-point triumph. Searsport led 14-4, 24-15 and 34-24 at the quarter breaks.

Makenzie Alley scored 16 points for Searsport, while Abby Astbury added eight; Abby Stemp, six; Kyla Perkins, five; Emma Spiegel, three; and Makenzie Alley and Laura Warman, two.

Layla Sparhawk netted 11 points for North Haven, while Mercedes Sparhawk added 10; Hannah White, five; and Isabelle Haskell and Kaylee Ames, two.

The Vikings were 4-of-19 (21 percent) from the foul line, while the Hawks were 4-of-11 (36 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, North Haven (6-10, 10.6536 points) is eighth, while Greenville (15-2, 131.3798 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 53, North Haven 37

At North Haven Jan. 31, the Vikings shot past the host Hawks. Searsport led 15-8, 31-18 and 39-24 at the quarter breaks.

Makenzie Alley netted 28 points to lead the winners, while Abby Stemp added 11; Abby Astbury, 10; and Emma Spiegel and Laura Warman, two.

Mercedes Sparhawk led North Haven with 15 points, while Layla Sparhawk added 13; Katherine White, six; Isabelle Haskell, two; and Kaylee Ames, one.

The Vikings were 10-of-18 (56 percent) from the foul line, while the Hawks were 5-of-13 (38 percent).

Kents Hill 35, Vinalhaven 20

At Kents Hill Feb. 1, the hosts pounced on the islanders early and netted a 15-point win. Kents Hill led 13-3, 23-6 and 31-14 at the quarter breaks.

Corey Lazaro and Jordan Hoose scored six points for the Vikings, while Jazmyn Robishaw added four; Hope Cluff, three; and Shyanne Warren, one.

Charlotte Harper-Cunningham scored 19 points for Kents Hills, while Jarni Hewins and Rose Jenkins added six and Phoebe Simmons two.

The Vikings were 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Kents Hill netted 2-of-6 (33 percent) attempts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (2-14, 13.3333 points) is seventh, while Greenville (15-2, 131.3798 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Kents Hills 43, Vinalhaven 28

At Kents Hills Jan. 31, the hosts collected what would be their first of two 15-point wins over the islanders in two days. Kents Hill led 21-8, 34-10 and 42-21 at the quarter breaks.

Hope Cluff scored 11 points for Vinalhaven, while Hannah Newton added eight; Jordan Hoose, five; and Shyanne Warren, four.

Charlotte Harper-Cunningham netted 17 points for Kents Hill, while Jarni Hewins added 10; Dani Eid, seven; Alanna Bachelder, three; and Josie Harper-Cunningham, Rose Jenkins and Naomi McGadney, two.

The Vikings finished 5-of-9 (56 percent) from the charity stripe, while the hosts were 6-of-12 (50 percent).

Oceanside 64, Lincoln Academy 48

At Rockland Jan. 31, the Mariners held the Eagles at arms-length throughout the 32-minute affair and emerged with the win. Oceanside led 12-6, 30-25 and 47-38 at the quarter breaks.

Grace Woodman dumped in 20 points for the Mariners, while Audrey Mackie added 17; Abby Waterman, Emily Sykes and Molly Gould, eight; and Anna Kingsbury, one.

Madison York keyed the Eagles with 23 points, while Grace Houghton added 11; Olivia Stiles, nine; Payson Kaler, four; and Paige Lafrenaye, one.

Oceanside was 17-of-21 (81 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy was 19-of-30 (63 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (13-4, 57.1605 points) is eighth, while Presque Isle (14-3, 141.5432 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Skowhegan 45, Camden Hills 18

At Skowhegan Jan. 31, the hosts emerged victorious over the Windjammers. Skowhegan led 13-7, 22-10 and 30-16 at the quarter breaks.

Ella Powers scored seven points for Camden Hills, while Grace O’Connell added three and Kaylyn Krul, Mila Bonometti and Audrey Bowman two.

Jaycie Christopher scored 15 points for Skowhegan, while Sierra Carey added nine; Hailey Paquet, five; Emma Duffy and Mina Peythieu-Calder, four; Logan Wing, three; and Aryana Lewis, Callaway LePage and Riley Fitzpatrick, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-14, 10.9877 points) is 12th, while Hampden Academy (12-1, 115.8025 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

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

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