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Bucs, Medomak, Five Town, Thomaston, Mount View toil in Rockland event

Westbrook nets Rockland Community Center Boys Invitational Tournament title
By Staff | Mar 20, 2017
Photo by: Ken Waltz Thomaston Clipper Alex Bartlett, left, among others, during the Rockland Community Center Boys Invitational Tournament, a youth basketball event, March 17-19, hosted by the Rockland Harbor YMCA.

Rockland — The Rockland Community Center Boys Invitational Tournament saw seven fifth- and sixth-grade squads look to shoot to a team championship in court play Friday through Sunday, March 17-19 — a crown that ultimately went to the group that put in the most miles to get to the venue.

Westbrook fought off the Thomaston Clippers in the winner-take-all final to net the title, while the Broad Cove Bucs, Medomak Blue, Five Town, Lisbon and Mount View also took part in the tournament hosted by the Rockland Harbor YMCA.

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Team members for the Thomaston Clippers were Alex Bartlett, Hayden Jacques, Rhys Jones, Zeke Miller, Duncan Natale, Daniel Butler, Alex Collins and Jack Elwell. The team was coached by Dan Jacques and Brian Bartlett.

Team members for the Broad Cove Bucs were Landon Benner, Ben Tripp, Dylan Benner, Logan Meklin, Isaiah Meklin, Devin Secotte, Colby Hooper, Hayden Staples, Nate Thompson and Larry Robbins. The team was coached by Travis Doughty and Mike Benner.

Team members for Medomak Blue were Connor Light, Landon Trask, Kory Donlin, Colby Staples, Noah Lawrence, Finn Parmely, Matthew Holbrook, Chris Grover, Dylan Dorr and Sam Moody. The team was coached by Matthew Moody, Chris Donlin and Nate Staples.

Team members for Five Town were Will Duke, Quincy Messer, Lucas Moody, Owen Berez, Will Smith, McCauslin Lavoie, Weston Deward, Max Welt, Avery Laite, Liam O’Dwyer, Owen Reynolds, Alexander Todd and Charlie Pons. The team was coached by John Duke.

Team members for Lisbon was Chase Mailhot, Danny Levesque, Aidan Parker, Owen Booker, Canaan Cameron, Owen Smith, Levi Tibbetts, Ethan Zylla, Cadan Boone, Jack Ramich, Landon deWildt and Drake St. Pierre. The team was coached by Shaun Fleck and Chris Parker.

Team members for Mount View was Aaron Reed, Logan Strout, Josh Hills, Nick Cobb, Anthony Lepore, Noah Hurd, Zack Suitor, Isaac Ellis, Bo Spaulding, Collin Jones, Isaiah Hubbard and Wyatt Evensen. The team was coached by Brandon Hurd and Ed Lepore.

Team members for Westbrook was Aidan Pecoraro, Jackson Young, Jason Shackley, Nick Labrie, Quincy Seavey, Micah Lombardo, Alex Bean, Carter Dow, Carson Dow and Ben Eugley. The team was coached by Jim Seavey, Ken Bean and Steve Shackley.

The following is a recap of each game of the tournament:

Westbrook 44, Thomaston Clippers 22

At Rockland March 19, Westbrook doubled up the Clippers to net the title. Westbrook led 14-4, 20-12 and 28-16 at the quarter breaks.

Seavey scored 15 points for Westbrook, while Carter Dow added 10; Bean and Eugley, six; Carson Dow, four; Lombardo, two; and Young, one.

Collins and Butler scored seven points for the Clippers, while Bartlett, Miller, Natale and Elwell added two.

The Clippers were 2-of-3 (67 percent) from the foul line, while Westbrook was 9-of-19 (47 percent).

Thomaston Clippers 36, Westbrook 33 (2OT)

At Rockland March 19, the Clippers edged Westbrook in double-overtime, to set up a winner-take-all championship clash. The squads were tied 8-8 after the first quarter, while the Clippers led 18-16 at halftime. Westbrook then took a 26-24 edge after three quarters, while the opponents were tied 30-30 at the end of regulation and 32-32 at the end of the first overtime.

Collins scored 16 points to pace the Clippers, while Bartlett added 12; Jacques, six; and Miller and Elwell, one.

Carter Dow paced Westbrook with 12 points, while Seavey added 10; Bean, four; Lombardo, three; Carson Dow and Eugley, two.

The Clippers were 6-of-16 (37 percent) from the foul line, while Westbrook was 5-of-14 (36 percent).

Thomaston Clippers 50, Broad Cove Bucs 13

At Rockland March 19, the Clippers advanced to the championship round with a lopsided win over the Bucs. The Clippers led 16-1, 27-7 and 42-9 at the quarter breaks.

Butler scored nine points for the Clippers, while Elwell added eight; Collins, Bartlett and Natale, seven; and Jacques and Miller, six.

Isaiah Meklin scored six points for the Bucs, while Tripp, Logan Meklin and Staples, two; and Robbins, one.

The Clippers were 8-of-24 (33 percent) from the foul line, while the Bucs were 1-of-2 (50 percent).

Broad Cove Bucs 31, Mount View 28

At Rockland March 19, the Bucs edged Mount View by three points. The squads were tied 7-7 after the first quarter, while the Bucs led 15-14 at halftime and 22-18 after three quarters.

Isaiah Meklin scored 11 points for the Bucs, while Staples added six; Benner and Hooper, five; and Logan Meklin and Robbins, two.

Hurd scored 10 points for Mount View, while Jones added eight; Ellis, four; and Hills, Hubbard and Evenson, two.

The Bucs were 5-of-10 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Mount View netted 8-of-21 (38 percent).

Westbrook 46, Thomaston Clippers 37

At Rockland March 18, Westbrook netted a nine-point win and sent the Clippers to the loser’s bracket. Westbrook led 11-4, 19-18 and 34-26 at the quarter breaks.

Bartlett scored 17 points for the Clippers, while Jacques added nine; Elwell, five; and Collins, Butler and Natale, two.

Seavey scored 19 points for Westbrook, while Carter Dow added eight; Lombardo, seven; Bean and Eugley, five; and Young, two.

The Clippers were 8-of-21 (38 percent) from the foul line, while Westbrook was 9-of-17 (53 percent).

Broad Cove Bucs 27, Lisbon 24

At Rockland March 18, the Bucs knocked Lisbon from the tournament with a three-point win. The Bucs led 7-4, 17-15 and 23-17 at the quarter breaks.

Staples and Benner scored eight points for the Bucs, while Isaiah Meklin added seven; and Logan Meklin and Cooper, two.

Mailhout led Lisbon with 12 points, while Cameron added six; Smith, three; and Levesque, Boone and St. Pierre, one.

The Bucs were 1-of-12 (8 percent) from the foul line, while Lisbon was 8-of-21 (38 percent).

Mount View 43, Medomak Blue 19

At Rockland March 18, Mount View took a large first-quarter lead and surged past Medomak Blue. Mount View led 16-2, 22-4 and 32-13 at the quarter breaks.

Ellis scored 10 points for Mount View, while Evensen, Hubbard and Hurd added eight; Reed, three; and Cobb, Lepore and Jones, two.

Holbrook scored seven points for Medomak, while Dorr added four; and Light, LawrenceParmely and Grover, two.

Mount View was 6-of-17 (35 percent) from the foul line, while Medomak was 0-of-2.

Lisbon 41, Five Town 39

At Rockland March 18, Lisbon edged Five Town out of the tournament by a two-point margin. Lisbon led 12-8 at the end of the first quarter and 23-18 at halftime before Five Town led 35-32 after three quarters.

Mailhot scored 17 points for Lisbon, while Cameron added 12; Smith, 10; and Levesque, two.

Duke keyed Five Town with 12 points, while Moody added 11; Messer, seven; Smith, three; and Lavoie, Welt and Laite, two.

Lisbon was 2-of-6 (33 percent) from the foul line, while Five Town was 6-of-11 (54 percent).

Thomaston Clippers 56, Mount View 18

At Rockland March 18, the Clippers held Mount View scoreless in the first quarter and moved on in the tournament.

Butler scored 21 points for the Clippers, while Jacques added 16; Elwell, eight; Collins, four; Natale, three; and Bartlett and Miller, two.

Hurd scored five points for Mount View, while Lepore and Ellis added three; Reed, Spaulding and Hubbard, two; and Hills, one.

The Clippers were 2-of-4 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Mount View was 4-of-6 (67 percent).

Westbrook 58, Broad Cove Bucs 13

At Rockland March 18, Westbrook held the Bucs to one first-quarter field goal and moved on to the next round. Westbrook led 17-4, 30-8 and 47-10 at the quarter breaks.

Seavey scored 13 points for Westbrook, while Lombardo added 12; Carter Dow, 11; Bean, seven; Young, six; Shackley and Labrie, four; and Carson Dow, two.

Staples scored five points for the Bucs, while Benner, Logan Meklin, Isaiah Meklin and Robbins each added two.

Westbrook was 15-of-31 (48 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Bucs were 2-of-7 (29 percent).

Mount View 41, Lisbon 40

At Rockland March 18, Mount View outscored Lisbon 10-4 in the fourth quarter and prevailed by a single point. The squads were tied 14-14 after the first quarter, while Lisbon led 25-23 at halftime and 36-31 after three quarters.

Hurd poured in 17 points for the winners, while Ellis and Evensen added six; Lepore and Jones, four; and Hills and Hubbard, one.

Smith scored 16 points for Lisbon, while Cameron added 10; Mailhot, eight; St. Pierre, five; and Levesque, one.

Mount View was 14-of-24 (58 percent) from the foul line, while Lisbon was 4-of-18 (22 percent).

Thomaston Clippers 49, Five Town 10

At Rockland March 17, the Clippers held their opponents scoreless in the second half and prevailed by a lopsided margin. The Clippers led 16-3, 31-10 and 44-10 at the quarter breaks.

Butler scored 13 points for the Clippers, while Bartlett and Jacques added 10; Elwell, seven; Collins, four; Zeke Miller, three; and Natale, two.

Smith scored four points for Five Town, while Messer and Welt added two; and Duke and O’Dwyer, one.

The Clippers were 3-of-15 (20 percent) from the foul line, while Five Town was 4-of-10 (40 percent).

Broad Cove Bucs 37, Medomak Blue 18

At Rockland March 17, the Bucs opened the tournament win a 19-point win over Medomak. The Bucs led 9-4,17-8 and 23-12 at the quarter breaks.

Staples scored 13 points for the Bucs, while Isaiah Meklin added 12; Benner and Logan Meklin, four; and Hooper and Robbins, two.

Donlin scored 12 points for Medomak, while Holbrook added three; Dorr, two; and Staples, one.

The Bucs were 3-of-7 (43 percent) from the foul line, while Medomak was 5-of-15 (33 percent).

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Rockland Community Center boys youth basketball
Rockland Community Center boys youth basketball on March 18. (Video by: Ken Waltz and Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View and Lisbon youth boys basketball
Mount View and Lisbon youth boys basketball on March 18 in Rockland. (Video by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Collin Jones, right, as well as Lisbon's Aidan Parker (15) and Danny Levesque. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Aaron Reed, left, and Wyatt Evensen. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Aaron Reed, front, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Isaiah Hubbard, left. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Aaron Reed (2), among two Lisbon players. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Isaiah Hubbard. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Collin Jones, front, and a Lisbon player. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Noah Hurd. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Bo Spaulding. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Josh Hills, left, and a Lisbon player. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Anthony Lepore. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Wyatt Evensen. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Wyatt Evensen. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Wyatt Evensen, left, and Lisbon's Chase Mailhot. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Nick Cobb. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Mount View's Noah Hurd. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Buc Devin Secotte, left, and Medomak's Kory Donlin. The referee is Heath Commeau. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Ben Tripp, right, and Medomak's Kory Donlin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak's Dylan Dorr. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Hayden Staples, left, and Medomak's Matthew Holbrook. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Hayden Staples, left, and Meklin, right, along with Medomak's Finn Parmely. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from game between Medomak, in white, and Broad Cove Bucs, in black. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Dylan Benner, back, and a Medomak player. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from game between Medomak, in white, and Broad Cove Bucs, in black. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak's Landon Trask. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte, right, and Medomak's Kory Donlin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte, right, and Medomak's Kory Donlin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte, right, and Medomak's Kory Donlin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak's Dylan Dorr, left, and Buc Ben Tripp. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte, right, and Medomak's Kory Donlin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Devin Secotte, right, and Meklin, left, and Medomak's Finn Parmely. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Logan Meklin, right, and Medomak players. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Hayden Staples, middle. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Dylan Benner. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Isaiah Meklin, middle, as well as Medomak's Kory Donlin, right, and Finn Parmely. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Buc Hayden Staples, left, and Medomak's Matthew Holbrook. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Daniel Butler, left, and Five Town's Will Smith. The referee is Juan Alcala. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomastons' Alex Collins. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Alex Collins, left, and Five Town's Owen Berez. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Alex Bartlett, right, and Five Town's Will Duke. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Daniel Butler, middle, and a host of Five Town defenders. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Daniel Butler. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Hayden Jacques, right, and Five Town's Max Welt. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Max Welt. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Alex Collins, left, and Five Town's McCauslin Lavoie. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Alex Bartlett. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Hayden Jacques, front, and Five Town's Avery Laite, facing, among others. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Quincy Messer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Hayden Jacques, facing, among others (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Hayden Jacques. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Duncan Natale. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Hayden Jacques. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Will Duke. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Will Smith. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Thomaston's Zeke Miller, left, among others. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Will Duke. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Liam O'Dwyer. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Five Town's Will Duke. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
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