High school boys and girls basketball

Lions, Mustangs, Vikings come close, but lose in Jan. 22 court cases

Islesboro girls notch victory over GPC
By Staff | Jan 23, 2014

It has been a tough few days on the hardwood for Waldo County high school hoop squads, with the end of the regular season roughly two weeks away.

The Mount View squads lost to Lincoln Academy of Newcastle, while the Belfast teams lost to Gardiner in games on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Girls basketball

Gardiner 62, Belfast 35

At Gardiner Jan. 22, the Tigers roared to victory over the Lions.

Kelci Faulkingham netted nine points for Belfast, while Mariah Sturgis added seven; Anna Simmons, six; Breann Cummings, four; Ashley Littlefield, three; Kaitlin Goslant, two; and Brogan Leppanen, one.

Abby Dunn scored 12 points for Gardiner, while Ally Day and Morgan Carver added nine; Kaitlin Boynton, seven; Lauren Chadwick, Nicole Chadwick, Rachel Quirion, Camden Cone and Savanna Viriton-Mullins, four; Ellie Lukin, three; and Mary Toman, two.

The Lions were 14-of-22 (63 percent) from the foul line, while the Tigers were 15-of-29 (52 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (1-11, 3.2407 points) is 17th, while Presque Isle (14-0, 85.9568 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast is 1-12 as the Lions' recent loss to Oceanside has not been reflected in the standings.

Lincoln Academy 64, Mount View 41

At Newcastle Jan. 21, the Eagles soared to victory over the Mustangs. Lincoln Academy led 22-9, 36-18 and 54-28 at the quarter breaks.

Courtney Morse scored 13 points for Mount View, while Brooke Tripp added seven; Ashlee Spaulding, five; Morgan Clifford, four; and Megan Elkins, Vanessa Grotton, Austyn Thomas, Aleesha Spaulding, Jenni Nadeau and Dinah Bilodeau, two.

Mount View netted 14-of-28 (50 percent) free throws. Additional information was unavailable.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (3-11, 3.2407 points) is 18th, while Presque Isle (14-0, 85.9568 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 52, Belfast 31

At Belfast Jan. 20, the Mariners picked up the win over the host Lions.

Kelci Faulkingham scored nine points for Belfast, while Ashley Littlefield added eight; Mariah Sturgis and Breann Cummings, five; and Rainey Knowlton and Maddy Littlefield, two.

Makenna Brooks scored 15 points for Oceanside, while Brooke Dugan added 10; Lily Vachon, seven; Emily Gould and Payton Billingsley, six; Kalyn Grover, three; Brianna Dugan and Trittany Penn, two; and Alexis Davis, one.

The Mariners were 23-of-32 (72 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 2-of-11 (18 percent).

Stearns 59, Searsport 42

At Millinocket Jan. 20, the Vikings could not keep pace with the hosts and dropped their second game of the year. Stearns led 12-10, 25-18 and 45-24 at the quarter breaks.

Anna Bucklin scored 13 points for Searsport, while Briana Grant tallied eight; Melinda Ogden, six; Paige Ireland, three; Libby Lane, Alicen Brooks, Allison Walker and Brianna Boyle, two; and Brittany Ward, one.

Raychel Alley tallied 19 points for Stearns, while Emma Alley and Jessica Krisa added 12; Mackenzie Carter, six; and Abby Russell, Lauren Jano, Beth Lindsey and Breanna Batchelder, two.

The Vikings were 7-of-15 (47 percent) from the foul line, while the Minutemen were 16-of-27 (59 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (10-2, 42.9398 points is second, while Forest Hills of Jackman (14-0, 61.780 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Islesboro 37, Greater Portland Christian 15

At South Portland Jan. 18, the Eagles soared to victory over the hosts. Islesboro led 10-4, 22-8 and 31-14 at the quarter breaks.

Krystal Randlett scored 16 points to lead the Eagles, while Eleanor Snyder added seven; Callie Cook and Kayla Pendleton, six; Brandy Sienkiewicz, two; and Jazmynne Schoppe, one.

Ashlee Dawson tallied 10 points for GPC.

Islesboro netted 6-of-13 (46 percent) free-throw attempts, while GPC made 1-of-2 (50 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Islesboro (9-3, 21.1417 points) is fifth, while Forest Hills of Jackman (14-0, 61.7801 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys basketball

Lincoln Academy 30, Mount View 27

At Thorndike Jan. 21, the Eagles netted a three-point win over the Mustangs in a low-scoring affair.

Nathan Wren scored 13 points for Mount View, while Jack Simpson added seven; Steven Davis, five; and Brody Gibbs, two.

Seward Matel scored 11 points for Lincoln Academy, while A.J. Oliver added nine; Devin Scherer, seven; and Sawyer Pinkham, two.

The Mustangs were 1-of-1 (100 percent) from the foul line, while the Eagles were 6-of-13 (46 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (6-8, 10.8333 points) is 14th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (11-2, 78.0864 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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