Medomak, Troy Howard, Boothbay, Great Salt Bay atop middle school standingsSome teams play regular-season games before new year
A handful of Midcoast Busline League middle school basketball squads played their final games of the 2012 season on Dec. 21, results that bode well for squads throughout Knox and part of Lincoln County.
Both Medomak Valley boys and girls seventh-grade squads emerged victorious in contests, in addition to the Oceanside Blue 7th-grade girls.
Additionally, the updated large school division standings, as of Dec. 21, include:
Eighth-grade boys — Medomak Middle School of Waldoboro, 10-1; Boothbay Region Elementary School, 8-2; Wiscasset Middle School, 8-3; Troy Howard Middle School of Belfast, 7-2; Searsport District Middle School, 4-6; Oceanside White of Rockland/Thomaston, 4-7; Oceanside Blue of Rockland/Thomaston, 3-7; Camden-Rockport Middle School, 2-8; and Great Salt Bay, 0-10.
Eighth grade girls — Great Salt Bay, 10-0, Camden-Rockport, 9-1; Boothbay, 7-3; Oceanside Blue, 6-4; Medomak, 6-5; Oceanside White, 4-7; Searsport, 2-8; Wiscasset, 2-9; and Troy Howard, 0-9.
Seventh grade boys — Troy Howard, 10-0, Oceanside West Blue, 10-2; Boothbay, 8-3; Wiscasset, 6-4; Camden-Rockport, 5-6; Medomak, 5-7; Great Salt Bay, 1-11; and Oceanside West White, 0-12.
Seventh grade girls — Boothbay, 10-1; Oceanside White, 10-2; Oceanside Blue, 10-2; Camden-Rockport, 6-5; Medomak, 4-8; Troy Howard, 3-7; Great Salt Bay, 1-11; and Wiscasset, 0-10.
Coaches from the large and small school divisions can report game results by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 594-4401, ext. 116.
The following is a recap of reported results from Dec. 21 games:
Large school division, girls
Medomak 38, Great Salt Bay 20
At Damariscotta Dec. 21, the Riverhawks picked up an 18-point victory over the Cougars. Medomak led 6-0, 16-4 and 28-12 at the quarter breaks.
Gabby DePatsy netted 20 points for the winners, while Cierra Dyer added six; Katie York and Haley Wyllie, both four; and Acadia Calderwood and Hallie Kunesh, both two.
For Great Salt Bay, Maggie Folson scored six points, while Madelyn York, Allison York and Madison Worcester all added four and Sarah Gemeinhardt, two.
The 'Hawks were 0-of-7 from the foul line, while the Cougars were 2-of-15 (13 percent).
Oceanside Blue 7th 38, Troy Howard 18
At Rockland Dec. 21, the Mariners went on an 18-4 run in the second quarter and surged past the visiting Lions en route to victory. The two teams were knotted 4-4 after the first quarter, while the Mariners took a 22-8 lead at halftime and a 32-13 advantage after three quarters.
Gabby Simmons scored 14 points for the hosts, while Jordan Brackett added six; Molly Spencer, five; Taylor Hamlin and Casey Pine, both four; Aubrey Doyle, three; and Samantha Reynolds and Zoe Goff, both one.
For Troy Howard, Alison Defeo netted eight points, while Emma Mehuren added seven and Kelsey Mehuren three.
The Mariners were 12-of-29 (41 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 1-of-4 (25 percent).
Large school division, boys
Medomak 7th 62, Great Salt Bay 38
At Damariscotta Dec. 21, the Riverhawks held the Cougars at bay throughout the contest and came away with a 24-point victory. Medomak led 10-4, 27-18 and 40-28 at the quarter breaks.
Collin Fournier tossed in 24 points to lead the 'Hawks, while Brent Stewart and Jensen Willis each added nine; Wyatt Post, Jonathan Luce and Andrew Campbell, all four; and Callum Bogard, Josh Goldrup, Caleb Savage and Alex Zelinski, all two.
Names of the GSB scorers were unavailable.
The Riverhawks were 1-of-9 (11 percent) from the foul line, while the Cougars were 13-of-17 (76 percent).
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