High school basketball

No snow days: Plenty of court action for Midcoast teams Jan. 7

Mount View, Oceanside split, Belfast boys, Medomak girls secure midseason wins
By Staff | Jan 08, 2019
Photo by: Mark Haskell From left, Mount View's Matt Overlock and Oceanside's Zach Cody.

In an effort to beat the snow, it was a fairly busy night on the hardwood for Midcoast high school basketball teams on Monday, Jan. 7, as many moved games up 24 hours to beat the inclement weather

The Mount View girls netted a home win over Oceanside, while the Mariner boys returned the favor with a home win over the Mustangs of Thorndike.

The home victories continued in contests between Medomak Valley and Cony as the Ram boys prevailed in Augusta and the Panther girls in Waldoboro.

The Belfast boys posted a two-point road win over Waterville, while the Lion girls were doubled up by the Purple Panthers.

In action on Saturday, Jan. 5, the Searsport girls fell to Shead of Eastport, and also lost to Penobscot Valley on Monday.

Watch video below from the Mount View at Oceanside boys game.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Girls

Mount View 41, Oceanside 38

At Thorndike Jan. 7, the Mustangs rallied in the fourth quarter and knocked off the visiting Mariners. The teams were tied 10-10 after the first quarter, while Oceanside led 21-19 at halftime and 29-23 after three quarters.

Hannah Coolen netted 20 points to pace the Mustangs, while Shala Davis added 14; Sophia King, three; and Lydia Bryant and Alex Fountain, two.

Molly Gould, Abby Veilleux, Grace Woodman and Sara Dorr scored six points for Oceanside, while Hope Butler and Raechel Joyce added five and Kalli Grover four.

The ‘Stangs were 15-of-25 (60 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Mariners were 11-of-18 (61 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (3-6) is most recently eighth and Mount View (2-5) most recently 14th, Waterville (9-0, 31.2963 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 53, Cony 41

At Waldoboro Jan. 7, the Panthers netted a 12-point win over the Rams. Medomak Valley led 14-11, 27-21 and 41-29 at the quarter breaks.

Abby Lash, Kayla Donlin and Lydia Simmons scored 10 points for Medomak Valley, while Aubrey Schaeffer added seven; Sadie Cohen, six; Maddy White, four; and Chloe Blake, Mackenzie Bickmore and Alyssa Creamer, two.

Alyssa Redman scored 14 points for Cony, while Julia Reny added 11; Regan Bechard, eight; and Brooklynn Belanger, four; and Kristin Kirk, two.

The Panthers were 5-of-14 (36 percent) from the foul line, while the Rams were 4-of-9 (44 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (7-2) was most recently fourth, while Skowhegan (8-0, 30.5556 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Penobscot Valley 54, Searsport 25

At Howland Jan. 7, the Howlers pounced on the Vikings in the first quarter and motored to victory. Penobscot Valley led 18-6, 27-12 and 38-20 at the quarter breaks.

Mikaela Alley led Searsport with eight points, while Makenzie Alley added seven and Abby Stemp, Kyla Perkins, Sarah Gent, Casey Snow and Ashten Wells two.

Laney Harding led Penobscot Valley with 16 points, while Lexi Ireland added 15; Emily St. Cyr, eight; Judy King, seven; and Rebecca Caron, three.

The Vikings were 3-of-7 (43 percent) from the foul line, while the Howlers were 7-of-10 (70 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Searsport (5-4, 11.8519 points) is 12th, while Penobscot Valley (6-3, 30.8025 points) is first in the 20-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Shead 43, Searsport 36

At Eastport Jan. 5, the Tigers defended their home court with a triumph over the Vikings. Shead led 8-7, 22-11 and 30-21 at the quarter breaks.

Makenzie Alley led the Vikings with 17 points, while Mikaela Alley added 15; Abby Stemp, three; and Casey Snow, one.

Ryleigh Andrews led the Tigers with 15 points, while Justice Cheney added 12; Halle Sullivan, nine; Anasia Tucker, three; and Cassidee Lawrence and Kiesha Scott, two.

Searsport was 8-of-15 (53 percent) from the foul line, while Shead was 14-of-22 (63 percent).

Boys

Oceanside 80, Mount View 39

At Rockland Jan. 7, the Mariners controlled the game from start to finish and sailed past the Mustangs. Oceanside led 26-7, 45-16 and 71-29 at the quarter breaks.

Cooper Wirkala poured in 29 points to lead Oceanside, while Amos Anderson added 14; Jack Lombardo, 12; Trevpr Reed, five; Cam Kingsbury, four; Landdon Willis and Jaden Martin, three; and Nate Coombs, Sam Vose, Elliot Lucier, Dustin Cote and Drew Daggett, two.

Declan Knowlton scored eight points for Mount View, while Brennan Grant and Kyle Noble added seven; Draedyn Furrow and Neal Kenney, six; Sean Raven, three; and Garrett Smith, two.

The Mariners were 12-of-15 (80 percent) from the foul line, while the Mustangs were 7-of-16 (44 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (7-2, 24.8148 points) is fourth and Mount View (1-7, 1.1728 points) is 15th, while Hermon (8-0, 44.1358 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast 50, Waterville 48

At Waterville Jan. 7, the Lions roared to their second win in three games, this time over the Purple Panthers. Waterville led 14-13, 28-27 and 38-37 at the quarter breaks.

Jason Bartlett scored 15 points for the winners, while Wilder Magruder added 14; Chris Kelley, 10; Tanner Veilleux, seven; and Grady Doolan and Luke Lightner, two.

Nick Wildhaber and Jack Lloyd netted 12 points each for Waterville, while Jack Thompson and Ben Danner added seven; David Barre, six; and Trafton Gilbert, four.

The Lions were 11-of-18 (61 percent) from the foul line, while the Purple Panthers were 4-of-9 (44 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (2-7, 2.3457 points) is 14th, while Hermon (8-0, 44.1358 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Cony 62, Medomak Valley 58

At Augusta Jan. 7, the Rams emerged victorious over the Panthers. Cony led 20-17 after the first quarter, while the squads were tied 33-33 at halftime. Cony took a 49-43 advantage after three quarters.

Trevor Brown netted 18 points for the Panthers, while Gabe Allaire added 15; Alec Coughlin, eight; Ryan Creamer, six; Chris Bowman, five; Pat McKenney, four; and Brandon Starr, two.

Dakota Dearborn scored 17 points for the Rams, while Kyle Douin added 14; Simon McCormick, 10; Luke Briggs, six; Ian Bowers and Bryan Stratton, five; Nicholas Wilcott, three; and Ashton Cunningham, two.

Medomak Valley was 4-of-9 (44 percent) from the foul line, while Cony was 9-of-18 (50 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (6-3, 6.6049 points) is eighth, while Mount Blue of Farmington (6-2, 28.8272 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.

Mount View at Oceanside boys basketball
Oceanside hosts Mount View on Jan. 7 in high school boys basketball in Rockland. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
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