High school boys and girls basketball

Final call: Mariners, Panthers, Eagles winners in Feb. 6 action

Lion squads fall short in regular season-ending contests
By Staff | Feb 07, 2014

The regular season officially has wrapped for Midcoast high school basketball teams throughout Knox, Waldo and part of Lincoln counties with several squads in action on the hardwood on Thursday, Feb. 6.

Among the winners on that night were the Oceanside and Islesboro boys and girls, Medomak Valley boys, while the Belfast boys and girls, along with the Medomak Valley girls, all came up short.

The final Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings should be released on Saturday, Feb. 8, while preliminary playoff games are slated for early next week.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Boys basketball

Oceanside 72, Leavitt 45

At Turner Feb. 6, the Mariners had no trouble with the host Hornets and sailed to their 16th win in the team's regular-season finale. Oceanside, which has clinched the top seed in Eastern Class B, led 56-34 after three quarters.

Hunter Grindle paced the Mariners with 17 points, while Nick Judge added 15; David Gould, 14; Isaiah Stone-Patterson, 11; Eli Thorbjornson and Jarrod Leonardi, four; Nick Mazurek, three; Keenan Hendricks and Griffin Lombardo, two.

The Mariners were 8-of-10 (80 percent) from the charity stripe in the victory. Information on Leavitt was unavailable.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (16-2, 159.8765 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 66, Gardiner 59

At Gardiner Feb. 6, the Panthers went on an incredible 28-4 run in the game's final eight minutes and prevailed in the team's regular-season finale. Medomak Valley led 18-16 after the first quarter, while Gardiner led 40-28 at halftime and 55-38 after three quarters.

Nicholas DePatsy dumped in 25 points for the winners, while Micah Williamson added 16; Colton Spear, nine; Noah Beck, seven; Cam Allaire, three; and Zach Little, Zach Starr and Michael Wadsworth, two.

Seth McFarland scored 20 points for the Tigers, while Edward Weymouth added 11; Alexander LaPointe, 10; Bradley Weston, nine; Logan Hallett, four; Brandon Douglas, three; and Jordan Lamb, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (10-8, 78.5494 points) is seventh, while Oceanside (16-2, 159.8765 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Oceanside 47, Leavitt 39

At Rockland Feb. 6, the Mariners netted an eight-point win over the Hornets to end the regular season. Oceanside led 11-7, 23-16 and 34-22 at the quarter breaks.

Emily Gould scored 13 points for Oceanside, while Brooke Dugan added 12; Lily Vachon, nine; Ashley Gardner, six; Brianna Dugan, three; and Caitlin Raye and Makenna Brooks, two.

Chantel Eells scored 14 points for Leavitt, while Meagan Dow added 11; Kendra Gilbert, seven; Tasha Cloutier, three; and Shannon O'Malley and Miranda Coombs, two.

The Mariners were 15-of-24 (62 percent) from the foul line, while the Hornets were 10-of-19 (53 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (10-8, 80.5556 points) is sixth, while Presque Isle (18-0, 163.2716 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Waterville 50, Belfast 34

At Belfast Feb. 6, the Lions could not overtake the Purple Panthers and fell in their season finale.

Ashley Littlefield tallied 19 points for the Lions, while Breann Cummings added seven; and Mariah Sturgis, Anna Simmons, Brogan Leppanen and Sam Moores, all two.

Fotini Shanos scored 15 points for the Purple Panthers, while Jordan Jabar added 13; Colleen O'Donnell, 10; Hannah Allen, eight; Gabbie Martin, two; and Emma Cristan and Kaitlyn Spaulding, one.

Waterville was 14-of-22 (63 percent) from the foul line, while Belfast was 2-of-5 (40 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (1-17, 4.3210 points) is 18th, while Presque Isle (18-0, 163.2716 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Gardiner 52, Medomak Valley 34

At Waldoboro Feb. 6, the Tigers outscored the Panthers through the first three quarters and netted a win in the regular-season finale for both squads. Gardiner led 11-4, 24-12 and 43-22 at the quarter breaks.

Hannah Marks poured in a career-high 25 points for Medomak Valley, while Sophie Cohen added four; Brooke Creamer and Ariel Haskins, two; and Maggie Cox, one. Amazingly, Marks scored 25 of her team's 34 points.

Lauren Chadwick scored 14 points for the Tigers, while Savannah Vinton-Mullins added 11; Ally Day, 10; Morgan Carver, five; Rachel Quirion, four; and Kate Boyington, Camden Cone, Emalee Couture and Abby Dunn, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (10-8, 74.5370 points) is seventh, while Presque Isle (18-0, 163.2716 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Islesboro 57, Highview Christian 31

At Bangor Feb. 6, the Eagles prevailed in their regular-season finale over the Knights. Islesboro led 12-7, 30-13 and 38-19 at the quarter breaks.

Krystal Randlett scored 17 points for the Eagles, while Callie Cook and Eleanor Snyder added 10; Kayla Pendleton and Autumn Johnson, eight; and Emily Bethume, two.

Reagan Paul scored 18 points for the Knights, while Jenna Kepple and Rachel Pomerleau added six; and Emilie Pomerleau, four.

The Eagles were 3-of-7 (43 percent) from the foul line, while the Knights were 6-of-9 (67 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Islesboro (12-4, 39.9959 points) is fifth, while Forest Hills of Jackman (18-0, 95.4353 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Comments (1)
Posted by: Janet Eugley Spear | Feb 08, 2014 08:30

Colton Spear got 9 points in the Medomak win over Gardiner!!!



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