High school boys and girls basketball

SDHS girls, Mount View boys continue hot start to campaign

By Staff | Dec 11, 2013

All Waldo County high school basketball squads were in action on Tuesday, Dec. 10, which saw the Mount View boys and Searsport girls pick up their second victories in as many games.

The Mount View boys secured a 60-52 win over Nokomis of Newport in Thorndike, while the Viking girls were dominant on the road in a 52-24 victory over Islesboro.

Coaches can report results to Courier Publications/VillageSoup by emailing game information or by sending photos, taken by a smartphone, of the home and away books, to sports@courierpublicationsllc.com. Results also can be reported by calling 594-4401, extension 116.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls basketball

Searsport 52, Islesboro 24

At Islesboro Dec. 10, the Vikings had no trouble with the host Eagles and sailed to their second victory. Searsport led 14-6, 29-10 and 38-16 at the quarter breaks.

Melinda Ogden and Briana Grant each tossed in 14 points for Searsport, while Paige Ireland added six; Allison Walker, four; Alicen Brooks and Kaitlyn Shute, both three; and Kelli Gibbs, Brittany Ward, Karigen Coffin and Jillian Hartman, all two.

For Islesboro, Autumn Johnson scored 10 points, while Callie Cook added eight; Krystal Randlett, four; and Brandy Sienkiewicz, two.

The Vikings were 3-of-5 (60 percent) from the foul line and the Eagles 2-of-4 (50 percent).

Nokomis 63, Mount View 31

At Nokomis Dec. 11, the Warriors had no trouble with the visiting Mustangs and picked up their second win. Nokomis led 13-4, 28-15 and 51-25 at the quarter breaks.

Jenni Nadeau scored 12 points for Mount View, while Stephanie Stiley added six; Brook Tripp, four; Morgan Clifford, three; and Courtney Morse, Ashlee Spaulding and Tori Strain, all two.

For Nokomis, Taylor Shaw and Anna Lackenzie each scored 14 points, while Kyle Richards added 11; Kelsey Richards, nine; Olivia Brown and Sydney Moore, both five; Sara Packard, three; and Jessica Cloutier and Lindsay Whitney, both one.

Medomak Valley 56, Belfast 22

At Waldoboro Dec. 10, the Lions could not bottle up the potent Panther offense and were downed by 34 points. Medomak Valley led 12-6, 26-12 and 34-16 at the quarter breaks.

Sami Griffin tossed in 17 points for the hosts, while Hannah Marks tallied 16; Maggie Cox, 11; Sophie Cohen, six; Justice Barrows, five; and Ariel Haskins, one. Cox netted all 11 of her points from the foul line and was 11-of-12 in the game.

Mariah Sturgis scored seven points for Belfast, while Anna Simmons added five and Breann Cummings, Kaitlin Goslant, Kelci Faulkingham, Sam Moore and Maddy Littlefield, all two.

The Panthers were an impressive 22-of-26 (85 percent) from the foul line and 16-of-18 (89 percent) in the final stanza. The Lions were 4-of-10 (40 percent) from the charity stripe overall.

Boys basketball

Mount View 60, Nokomis 52

At Thorndike Dec. 10, the Mustangs held the visiting Warriors at bay and picked up their second win in as many games. Mount View led 15-10, 37-25 and 52-37 at the quarter breaks.

Brody Gibbs led the winners with 19 points, while Jack Simpson tallied 18; Steven Davis and Emmett Shell, both nine; Bryan Jungels, three; and Gavin Simpson, two.

For Nokomis, Andrew Cartwright scored 23 points, while Jacob Winslow added 11; Alex Chipman, six; Noah Kershner, four; Joe Vaillancourt, two; and Zachary Ramsdell, one.

The 'Stangs were 10-of-18 (56 percent) from the foul line, while the Warriors were 17-of-23 (74 percent).

Medomak Valley 54, Belfast 47

At Belfast Dec. 10, the defending regional champs struggled in the first half, but surged to the finish line en route to their second win of the season. Belfast led 12-9 after the first quarter and 28-21 at halftime, while Medomak Valley rallied to take a 38-37 edge after three quarters.

For Medomak Valley, Zach Starr scored 14 points, while Micah Williamson and Nicholas DePatsy added 11; Zach Little, six; Colton Spear, four; and Noah Beck, Hunter Baughman, Mike Wadsworth and Hunter Wincapaw, all two.

Zavier Roman scored 14 points to lead Belfast, while Zeke Ventura added nine; Korey Doolan, eight; Eduardo DeSaPinto and Zach Collier, both six; and Alex Flagg and Asa Lewis, both two.

The Lions and Panthers netted 7-of-12 (58 percent) free-throw attempts.

Islesboro 66, Searsport 61

At Islesboro Dec. 10, the Vikings came up short against the host Eagles. Islesboro led 11-6 after the first quarter, while Searsport led 30-25 at halftime and 45-41 after three quarters.

Leading the Searsport offense were Troy Reynolds (13 points, 5 rebounds), Barrett Grant (12 points, 6 assists), Bake Powell (11 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists), Bryce Shorey (10 points, 6 rebounds), Jay Burkard (8 points), Eric Phillips (3 points), Kyle Moore (2 points) and Cody Parks (2 points).

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