High school basketball

Up and down starts to 2019 for Oceanside, Camden Hills

Mariners grab wins over Black Raiders — girls upend defending state champions
By Staff | Jan 03, 2019

It was a nice night on the court for Oceanside — and one that left a little more to be desired for Camden Hills — as the four Midcoast high school squads were in action to start the new year on Wednesday night, Jan. 2.

The Mariners netted a pair of wins over Winslow, as the girls earned a 52-48 victory over the defending state Class B champions in Rockland and the boys a 60-40 decision at Winslow.

The Windjammers fell to Brunswick, as the girls lost 50-34 in Brunswick and the boys 76-65 in Rockport.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls

Oceanside 52, Winslow 48

At Rockland Jan. 2, the Mariners got a crucial late 3-pointer from Grace Woodman and knocked off the defending state Class B champions. Winslow led 16-15, 34-29 and 45-39 at the quarter breaks before the Mariners went on a 13-3 run to end the game.

Woodman led the Mariners with 14 points, while Hope Butler added 11; Raechel Joyce, eight; Sara Dorr, six; Abby Veilleux, five; and Molly Gould and Kalli Grover, four. Veilleux grabbed nine rebounds, while Butler (6 rebounds, 4 steals), Gould (6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals) and Woodman (6 rebounds, 2 steals) also filled the statistical sheet for Oceanside.

Silver Clukey and Weslee Littlefield scored 14 points for Winslow, while Maeghan Bernard added eight; Paige Trask, six; Bodhi Littlefield, three; Mariah Morrison, two; and Grace Smith, one.

The Mariners were 5-of-7 from the foul line (.71 percent), while the Black Raiders were 10-of-12 (83 percent). The Mariners had five treys — three from Butler and two for Woodman — while the Black Raiders netted eight treys as Clukey had four, Weslee Littlefield two and Bernard and Bodhi Littlefield one.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (3-4, 8.8889 points) is seventh, while Waterville (7-0, 21.2963 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Brunswick 50, Camden Hills 34

At Brunswick Jan. 2, the Dragons defended their lair and emerged victorious over the Windjammers. Brunswick led 14-12, 22-19 and 41-22 at the quarter breaks.

Kassie Krul scored eight points for Camden Hills, while Seanna Montgomery added seven; Kaylyn Krul, six; Grace O’Connell, four; Audrey Bowman, three; and Ella Powers, Miranda Dunton and Tessa Whitley, two.

Charlotte MacMillan led Brunswick with 17 points, while Emily Larochelle added 16; Rosalie White, six; Logan Brown, five; Hannah Fortier, three; Kelsey Sullivan, two; and Marley Groat, one.

The Windjammers were 6-of-18 (33 percent) from the foul line, while the Dragons were 3-of-5 (60 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-5, 7.3457 points) is fifth, while Skowhegan (7-0, 25.6790 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys

Oceanside 60, Winslow 40

At Winslow Jan. 2, the Mariners held the Black Raiders scoreless in the first quarter and bested the hosts. Oceanside led 16-0, 40-16 and 50-27 at the quarter breaks.

Cooper Wirkala scored 22 points for the Mariners, while Trevor Reed added 18; Amos Anderson, eight; Jack Lombardo, six; Cam Kingsbury, four; and Drew Daggett, two. Reed also added 10 rebounds, six steals, three blocked shots and two assists, while Anderson (10 rebounds) and Wirkala 6 rebounds, 3 steals) also chipped in statistically for the visitors.

Colby Pomeroy netted 13 points for the Black Raiders, while Kevin Ware added six; Justin Laflamme, Dillon Loiseeau, Isaiah Goldsmith and Jacob Bisson, four; Ethan Lachance, three; and Cam Winslow, two.

Oceanside finished 6-of-10 (60 percent) from the foul line, while Winslow was 6-of-11 (54 percent). Pomeroy hit two treys for Winslow, while the hosts got two treys from Reed and Lombardo.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (5-2, 12.9630 points) is seventh, while Mount Desert Island (6-1, 26.7284 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 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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