High school basketball

Panthers, Vikings sweep, Mariners swept, Windjammers split, Hawks lose

Medomak Valley girls push into playoff picture with key two-point victory over Gardiner
By Staff | Feb 05, 2020
Photo by: Zack Miller Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, left, goes up for a shot while Cony's Kiara Henry defends on Feb. 4 in high school girls basketball in Rockport. The Windjammers beat the Rams 50-39.

The high school basketball regular season has nearly concluded and the cloudy playoff picture has come into clearer focus with teams from Medomak Valley, Camden Hills, Oceanside, North Haven and Vinalhaven in action Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 3-4.

The Panthers collected wins over Gardiner on Tuesday, while the Vikings secured back-to-back wins over Pine Tree Academy of Freeport in court clashes on Monday and Tuesday.

The Windjammer girls also collected a victory over Cony of Augusta, while the Camden Hills boys were downed by the Rams on Tuesday.

In addition, the Mariners were swept on Tuesday against Winslow, while the North Haven girls lost to Forest Hills of Jackman.

Watch videos and see more photos below from the Oceanside boys and Camden Hills girls games.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls

Medomak Valley 53, Gardiner 51

At Waldoboro Feb. 4, the Panthers and Tigers traded blows through the first 32 minutes, as the hosts held off the visitors late to collect a crucial, point-worthy, two-point win. Medomak Valley led 13-6 after the first quarter, while Gardiner took a 25-22 edge at halftime and clung to a 37-36 advantage after three quarters.

Alyssa Creamer scored 11 points for Medomak Valley, while Sadie Cohen, Abby Lash and Kayla Donlin added nine; Autumn Ripley and Addison McCormick, six; Julia Kunesh, two; and Zaniah Puchalski, one. Lash grabbed nine rebounds, while Donlin had eight and McCormick seven.

Jaycie Stevens netted 20 points for Gardiner, while Bailey Moore added 11; Maddie Farnham and Kassidy Collins, six; Maggie Bell and McKenna Johnson, four.

The Panthers were 19-of-33 (57 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Tigers were 5-of-7 (71 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Medomak Valley (6-11, 53.5185 points) is seventh, while Hampden Academy (16-1, 157.0988 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Winslow 51, Oceanside 46

At Winslow Feb. 4, the Black Raiders went on an 18-6 run in the third quarter and raced past the Mariners. Oceanside led 12-10 after the first quarter, while Winslow led 29-25 at halftime and 47-31 after three quarters.

Audrey Mackie netted 16 points for Oceanside, while Abby Waterman added 11; Emily Sykes, seven; Grace Woodman, six; Molly Gould, four; and Anna Kingsbury, two.

Silver Clukey tossed in 19 points for Winslow, while Olivia McCaslin added 14; Bodhi Littlefield, six; Mariah Morrison, five; Lauren Roy, four; and Jenna Veilleux, three.

The Mariners finished 7-of-10 (70 percent) from the foul line, while the Black Raiders were 9-of-13 (69 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (13-5, 65.6173 points) is seventh, while Waterville (17-1, 157.6543 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 26, Pine Tree Academy 23

At Freeport Feb. 4, the Vikings bested the Breakers. Vinalhaven led 9-2 after the first quarter, while PTA rebounded to take a 10-9 edge at half and an 18-11 advantage after three quarters. The islanders then ended the game on a 15-5 run.

Hope Cluff and Jordan Hoose netted seven points for the winners, while Shyanne Warren added six; Corey Lazaro, four; and Jazmyn Robishaw, two.

Paige Tyson scored 11 points for PTA, while Emily Rojas added eight and Eliana Tardiff and Regence Sandy two.

The Vikings did not attempt a free throw in the win, while the Breakers were 3-of-5 (60 percent) from the foul line.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (4-14, 19.6296 points) is seventh, while Greenville (15-2, 135.8243 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 50, Cony 39

At Rockport Feb. 4, the Windjammers took the lead in the second quarter and never looked back in a victory over the Rams. Cony led 11-5 after the first quarter, while Camden Hills led 19-17 at halftime and 36-29 after three quarters.

Kaylyn Krul led Camden Hills with 14 points, while Audrey Bowman added 10; Ella Powers and Bailey Curtis, six; Grace O’Connell, Tessa Whitley and Tess Jalbuena-Cook, four; and Mila Bonometti, two.

Reilly Fleck and Raeghan Bechard scored 10 points for Cony, while Sierra Prebit added five; Alyssa Redman and Kiara Henry, four; and Carly Lettre and Linelys Velasquez, three.

The Windjammers netted 15-of-33 (45 percent) from the foul line, while the Rams were 12-of-25 (48 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (3-14, 17.0370 points) is 12th, while Hampden Academy (16-1, 157.0988 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 26, Pine Tree Academy 11

At Freeport Feb. 3, the Vikings held the Breakers to just three first-half points and bested the hosts. Vinalhaven led 8-2, 14-3 and 18-9 at the quarter breaks.

Hannah Newton and Shyanne Warren led the Vikings with five points, while Hope Cluff and Jazmyn Robishaw added four; Corey Lazaro and Jordan Hoose, three; and Grace Warren, two.

Emily Rojas led the Breakers with six points, while Elana Tardiff added three and Paige Tyson two.

Vinalhaven was 4-of-12 (33 percent) from the free throw line, while PTA was 1-of-9 (11 percent).

Forest Hills 40, North Haven 29

At Waterville Feb. 4, the Hawks ran out of gas down the stretch as the Tigers prowled to victory. Forest Hills led 8-5, 16-12 and 24-20 at the quarter breaks.

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

Taylor Fountaine scored 18 points for Forest Hills, while Aislyn Obert added 11; Hailey Welch, seven; and Grace Allen, four.

The Hawks were 4-of-9 (44 percent) from the foul line, while the Tigers were 2-of-4 (50 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, North Haven (6-11, 12.8758 points) is eighth, while Greenville (15-2, 135.8243 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys

Winslow 84, Oceanside 48

At Rockland Feb. 4, the Black Raiders pulled away from the Mariners in the second half and netted their 10th win of the year. Winslow led 21-11, 44-27 and 64-38 at the quarter breaks.

Drew Daggett scored nine points to lead Oceanside, while Bodhi Ames and Elliot Lucier added seven; Gavyn Tower, six; Aidan Munro and Cam Kingsbury, five; Nate Coombs, three; and Everett Allyn, Karl Ilvonen and Alex Collins, two.

Ames also contributed 11 rebounds, three blocked shots and two assists, while Kingsburgy, Munro and Coombs dished out three assists, Ilvonen secured three rebounds, Daggett ahd two blocks and Alex Collins and Lucier secured two rebounds.

Colby Pomeroy poured in 31 points to pace Winslow, while Jason Reynolds added 18; Andrew Poulin, eight; Holden Dart, seven; Nick Girard, six; Reid Gagnon, four; and Tyler Brockway, Cam Brockway, Caden Fitzpatrick, Jacob Berard and Evan Bourget, two.

The Black Raiders were a perfect 10-of-10 (100 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Mariners were 1-of-4 (25 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (7-11, 26.2346 points) is 15th, while Caribou (16-1, 185.4938 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 52, Pine Tree Academy 38

At Freeport Feb. 4, the Vikings pulled away from the Breakers in the second half and prevailed by a 14-point margin. The teams were tied 10-10 after the first quarter, while Vinalhaven led 22-19 at halftime and 34-24 after three quarters.

Connor Lazaro scored 12 points for the Vikings, while Hunter Ames added 11; Trey Goodrich and Mark Augusto, eight; Alec Radley, seven; and Tim Farrelly, six.

Riquerme Morales netted 15 points for the Breakers, while Ben Ndamukunda added 11; Alden Thacker, six; Chris Amisi, four; and Giovanny Alcime, two.

Vinalhaven was 8-of-10 (80 percent) from the foul line, while Pine Tree Academy was 0-of-1.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (7-11, 29.0772 points) is seventh, while Forest Hills of Jackmam (18-0, 135.3210 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Cony 104, Camden Hills 79

At Augusta Feb. 4, the Rams eclipsed the century mark in a victory over the Windjammers. Cony led 18-13, 40-37 and 80-62 at the quarter breaks.

Simon McCormick poured in a game-high 36 points — and was a perfect 15-of-15 from the foul line — to lead the Rams, while Dakota Dearborn added 21; Luke Briggs, 19; Bennett Carter and Kyle Douin, seven; Riley Geyer, six; Adrien Larrabee, three; Jamal Carigila and James Presti, two; and Justin Pare, one.

Jeremy Fraser netted 31 points for the Windjammers, while Liam O’Neal added 17; Ryan Clifford, 14; Hunter Norton and Skye Abaldo, five; Aiden Schecter, three; and Josh Pearse and Andrew Proscia, two.

Camden Hills was 12-of-19 (63 percent) from the foul line, while Cony was 26-of-32 (81 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (4-13, 11.1111 points) is 10th, while Hampden Academy (16-1, 180.6790 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 56, Pine Tree Academy 40

At Freeport Feb. 3, The Vikings doubled up the Breakers in the first quarter and rode that momentum to a 16-point win. Vinalhaven led 18-9, 34-17 and 47-28 at the quarter breaks.

Mark Augusto and Connor Lazaro each scored 17 points for Vinalhaven, while Alec Radley added 11; Trey Goodrich, eight; and Hunter Ames, three.

Chris Amisi led PTA with 14 points, while Riquerme Morales added 11; Ben Ndamukunda, nine; Bruno Rondinelli, three; Giovanny Alcime, two; and Alden Thacker, one.

The Vikings were 5-of-7 (71 percent) from the foul line, while the Breakers were 2-of-5 (40 percent).

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

Cony at Camden Hills girls basketball
Camden Hills hosts Cony on Feb. 4 in high school girls basketball in Rockport. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Winslow at Oceanside boys basketball
Oceanside hosts Winslow on Feb. 4 in high school boys basketball in Rockland. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ella Powers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, left. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ella Powers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ella Powers, front, and Cony's Kristin Kirk, right, and Sierra Prebit. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, left, and Cony's Kristin Kirk, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman, front, and Cony's Kristin Kirk, back, and Kiara Henry, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, front, and Cony's Kristin Kirk. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley, back, and Cony's Kristin Kirk. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Ella Powers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley, left. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tessa Whitley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tess Jalbuena-Cook, back. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Tess Jalbuena-Cook, right, and Cony's Kiara Henry. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, right, and Cony's Kristin Kirk. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, right, and Tess Jalbuena-Cook, left, as well as Cony's Kristin Kirk, middle. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Bailey Curtis, back, and Cony's Kristin Kirk. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Bailey Curtis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, middle, and Cony's Kiara Henry, left, and Kristin Kirk, right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Audrey Bowman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell, left, and Cony's Sierra Prebit. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Elliot Lucier. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Alex Collins. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Elliot Lucier. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames, left, and Winslow's Jacob Berard. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Karl Ilvonen. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames, front, and Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames, back, and Winslow's Jason Reynolds. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Elliot Lucier. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Aidan Munro, left, and Winslow's Colby Pomeroy. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Gavyn Tower. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Gavyn Tower, left, and Winslow's Taylor Brockway. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Gavyn Tower, left, and Winslow's Taylor Brockway. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Karl Ilvonen, front, and Winslow's Andrew Poulin. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Bodhi Ames, top, and Karl Ilvonen, left, as well as Winslow's Reid Gagnon. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Everett Allyn, right, and Winslow's Colby Pomeroy. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Aidan Munro, front, and Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Karl Ilvonen, right, and Winslow's Tyler Brockway. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Karl Ilvonen. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Oceanside's Aidan Munro, middle, and Alex Collins, left, as well as Winslow's Cameron Brockway (15), Evan Bourget, middle, Caden Fitzpatrick, right, and Tyler Brockway, back right, among others. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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