High school boys and girls basketball

'Stangs downed by Eagles in final games of 2013

By Staff | Jan 02, 2014

The Mount View boys and girls basketball squads ended 2013 on a down note, with the Mustangs facing Lincoln Academy of Newcastle in a pair of contests on Monday, Dec. 30.

Both Mustangs squads came up empty against the Eagles as the boys were downed 56-38 in Newcastle and the girls dropped a 51-31 decision in Thorndike.

The following is a recap of both games:

Boys basketball

Lincoln Academy 56, Mount View 38

At Newcastle Dec. 30, the wheels came off the Mustangs' bus in the fourth quarter as the visitors were outscored 24-8 in the final stanza en route to their third straight loss of the year. Lincoln Academy led 12-7, 21-15 and 32-30 at the quarter breaks.

Jack Simpson scored 14 points to lead Mount View, while Nathan Wren added 13; Mikey Hustus, four; Emmett Shell, three; and Brody Gibbs and Tyler Ripley, both two.

Brady Leeman scored 19 points to lead Lincoln Academy, while Seward Matel added 12; Sawyer Pinkham and Devin Scherer, six; Travis Creamer, three; Brett Cowan, two; and Cole Leeman and Cody Tozier, both one.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (3-3, 3.2716 points) is 13th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (6-1, 18.0864 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Lincoln Academy 51, Mount View 31

At Thorndike Dec. 30, the Eagles went on a 23-4 run in the second quarter and pulled away from the host Mustangs. Lincoln Academy led 9-4, 32-8 and 43-22 at the quarter breaks.

Courtney Morse scored 11 points to lead the 'Stangs, while Morgan Clifford added five; Meredith Picard, four; Ashlee Spaulding, three; Brooke Tripp and Jennifer Nadeau, two; and Danah Bilodeau, Megan Elkins, Vanessa Grotton and Stephanie Stilkey, all one.

Barrett Campbell netted 17 points to lead the Eagles, while Bre Wajer added 11; Taylor Oliver, six; Brianna Genthner, four; Avae Traina, three; and Samantha Burke, Jennifer Genthner and Alyx York, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (1-5, 1.0802 points) is 16th, while Presque Isle (9-0, 28.0247 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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