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Mariners, Windjammers settle for split decision versus Huskies, Rams

Midcoast girls sweep to victories — Camden Hills its first, Oceanside its sixth
By Staff | Jan 08, 2020

The Camden Hills girls basketball team netted its first win of the campaign — and the Oceanside girls their sixth — as the young Midcoast women ruled the day in high school court cases on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

The Windjammer girls earned a 51-46 win over Cony of Augusta and the Mariners a 58-49 win over Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, while the Windjammer boys fell 77-72 to the Rams and the Mariners were downed 54-32 by the Huskies.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls

Camden Hills 51, Cony 46

At Augusta Jan. 7, the Windjammers rallied from a first-half deficit and sailed to their first win of the season with a triumph over the Rams. Cony led 15-6 after the first quarter and 25-19 at halftime, while Camden Hills took a 41-39 edge after three quarters.

Audrey Bowman scored 12 points for the winners, while Bailey Curtis added nine; Kaylyn Krul, eight; Ella Powers and Grace O’Connell, six; Mila Bonometti and Tessa Whitley, four; and Ella Graffam, two.

Julia Reny scored 17 points for Cony, while Sierra Prebit added seven; Reilley Fleck, Linelys Velazquez and Kiara Henry, five; Raegan Bechard, four; Kristen Kirk, two; and Carly Lettre, one.

The Windjammers finished 11-of-21 (52 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Rams were 8-of-15 (53 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (1-8, 3.6420 points) is 12th, while Gardiner (8-1, 35.7407 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 58, Maine Central Institute 49

At Rockland Jan. 7, the Mariners sailed past the Huskies. MCI led 15-13 after the first quarter and 27-24 at halftime, while Oceanside rallied to take a 41-40 lead after three quarters.

Audrey Mackie led Oceanside with a career-high 26 points, while Grace Woodman added 12; Molly Gould, eight; Emily Sykes, five; Abby Waterman, four; and Anna Kingsbury, three.

Natalie Sites led MCI with 18 points, while Leah Bussell added 13; Danielle Dow, six; Jillian Frost, five; Sara Linkletter, three; and Iciar Corrales-Montes and Hannah Robinson, two.

The Mariners were 14-of-20 (70 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 4-of-6 (67 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (6-3, 17.9012 points) is eighth, while Hermon (9-0, 40.9877 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys

Maine Central Institute 54, Oceanside 32

At Pittsfield Jan. 7, in a rematch of last year’s Class B North quarterfinal opponents, the Huskies pulled away from the Mariners in the middle stanzas and prowled to victory. MCI led 9-8, 26-14 and 43-20 at the quarter breaks.

Everett Allyn, Aidan Munro and Elliot Lucier led Oceanside with four points, while Cam Kingsbury, Drew Daggett and Gavyn Tower added three and Nate Coombs and Austin Chilles two.

Owen Williams poured in 26 points to pace MCI, while Harrison Sites added 14; Dominic Wilson, six; Isaac Bussell, four; and Caleb Willis, two.

The Mariners netted 8-of-11 (72 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 7-of-11 (63 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (4-5, 8.8889 points) is 13th, while Caribou (8-0, 40.9405 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Cony 77, Camden Hills 72

At Rockport Jan. 7, the Windjammers churned out their highest scoring output of the season, but could not keep pace with the high-octane Rams and fell by five points. Camden Hills led 20-9 after the first quarter, 40-30 at halftime and 55-54 after three quarters, but Cony closed the game on a 23-17 run to eek out the win.

Simon McCormick led Cony with 26 points, while Dakota Dearborn added 17; Luke Briggs, 12; Jamal Cariglia, six; Justin Pare, five; Brayden Barbeau and Kyle Douin, three; and Riley Geyer and Issac Gammon, two.

Aiden Schecter scored 20 points for Camden Hills, while Jeremy Fraser added 17; Casey Messer, 13; Jon Runnion-Bareford, four; Obie Miller, three; and Liam O’Neal, Ben Craft and Josh Pearse, two.

The Windjammers were 13-of-17 (76 percent) from the foul line, while the Rams were 17-of-23 (74 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-7, 1.7901 points) is 11th, while Hampden Academy (9-0, 48.9506 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

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