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High school basketball

Split decision: Camden Hills boys net second win, girls again competitive

Fraser tallies 26 points to lead Windjammer boys past Erskine Academy, girls get balanced scoring in loss
By Staff | Jan 03, 2020
Photo by: Ken Waltz Camden Hills' Hunter Norton shoots a free throw on Jan. 2 against Erskine Academy in high school boys basketball in Rockport. The Windjammers beat the Eagles of South China 69-45.

Rockport — The Camden Hills and Erskine Academy high school basketball teams started 2020 on an upswing, as the schools earned a win in games played on Thursday, Jan. 2.

On the boys side, the Windjammers collected their second win — a 69-45 home victory over the Eagles in Rockport, — while the girls were downed 50-40 on the road against the Eagles in South China.

The Windjammer girls have played tough in many games early in the campaign but continue to look for their first victory.

Watch video and see more photos below from the boys game.

The following is a recap of both contests:

Boys

Camden Hills 69, Erskine Academy 45

At Rockport Jan. 2, the Windjammers sailed to their second win of the campaign, this time over the Eagles. Camden Hills grabbed the early momentum and led 14-4, 30-19 and 51-30 at the quarter breaks.

Jeremy Fraser poured in 26 points for the winners, while Ben Craft added six; Ryan Clifford, Aiden Schecter and Ivan Young, five; Casey Messer and Jon Runnion-Bareford, four; Obie Miller, Liam O’Neal and Josh Pearse, three; and Hunter Norton and Andrew Proscia, two.

One point for Camden Hills was unaccounted for.

Dan Page led the Eagles with 13 points, while Nick Hayden added 12; Logan Tenney, eight; Sam York and Matthew Stultz, four; Nick Barner, three; and Josh Bonsant, one.

Camden Hills finished 12-of-15 (80 percent) from the foul line, while Erskine Academy was 9-of-19 (47 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-5, 1.7901 points) is 11th, while Hampden Academy (7-0, 32.0370 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls

Erskine Academy 50, Camden Hills 40

At South China Jan. 2, the Eagles took advantage of 25 Windjammer turnovers and bested the visitors by 10 points. Erskine Academy led 18-6, 25-16 and 36-33 at the quarter breaks.

Audrey Bowman scored 10 points for Camden Hills, while Ella Graffam added nine; Kaylyn Krul, eight; Grace O’Connell, five; Ella Powers, four; Bailey Curtis, two; and Tess Jalbuena-Cook, one.

Jordan Linscott led Erskine Academy with 14 points, while Sarah Praul added 10; Alyssa Savage, nine; Emily Clark, eight; Joanna Linscott, four; Makenzie Roderick, three; and Sam Reynolds, two.

The Windjammers netted 14-of-35 (40 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 16-of-31 (52 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (0-7, no points) is 12th, while Gardiner (7-1, 26.4198 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

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Erskine Academy at Camden Hills boys basketball
Camden Hills hosts Erskine Academy on Jan. 2 in high school boys basketball in Rockport. (Video by: Ken Waltz and Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Aidan Schecter, left, and Jon Runnion-Bareford, middle, as well as Erskine Academy's Nick Hayden, front, and Dan Page, right, among others. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, left, and Jon Runnion-Bareford, back, as well as Erskine Academy's Nick Hayden. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer, middle. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Skye Abaldo. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Skye Abaldo. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Liam O'Neal. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Aidan Schecter, right, and Erskine Academy's Andrew Robinson. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Liam O'Neal, front, and an Erskine Academy player. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' coach Jon Moro, middle, among his team. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, left, Ryan Clifford, middle, and Aidan Schecter, right, as well as Erskine Academy's Dylan Wing. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, left, and an Erskine Academy player. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser, left, and an Erskine Academy player. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Andrew Proscia. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Liam O'Neal, left, and an Erskine Academy player. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Liam O'Neal. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Andrew Proscia, right, and Erskine Academy's Jackob Mills. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Josh Pearse. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Avery Laite. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Josh Pearse. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, left. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Liam O'Neal. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, left, and Erskine Academy's Nick Barber, right, among others. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Liam O'Neal. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Aidan Schecter. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Jeremy Fraser. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Casey Messer, left, and Obi Miller, middle, as well as Erskine Academy's Sam York, left, and Dylan Wing. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Obi Miller, right, and Erskine Academy's Dylan Wing. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Ryan Clifford, left, and Erskine Academy's Dan Page. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Obi Miller, left, and Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Obi Miller, left, and Jon Runnion-Bareford. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Obi Miller. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Obi Miller. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Obi Miller, back, and Jon Runnion-Bareford.
Camden Hills' Hunter Norton. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Camden Hills' Hunter Norton. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
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