High school basketball

Tigers growl to wins over Mustangs in Dec. 18 play

Mount View boys suffer tough loss on 3-point shot in waning seconds
By Staff | Dec 19, 2012

The Mount View High School Mustangs have stumbled somewhat out of the gate in three of their first four contests, with the latest being a pair of high school basketball losses Tuesday night, Dec. 18 against Gardiner.

The Mustang boys fell victim to a game-winning 3-pointer with three seconds remaining and fell to the defending Eastern Class B champion Tigers in Gardiner, while the Mustang girls could not keep pace with the high-octane Tiger offense and were downed in Thorndike.

The following is a recap of those contests:

Boys basketball

Gardiner 56, Mount View 53

At Gardiner Dec. 18, the Tigers (3-1) got the game winning 3-pointer from Jensen Orweiler with three seconds remaining in regulation as the hosts held off the Mustangs (1-3) for a three-point win.

Gardiner led 17-12 after the first quarter, while the two teams were knotted 32-32 at halftime. Mount View took a 43-40 lead after three quarters.

Nathan Wren and Jack Simpson each scored 10 points for the 'Stangs, while Steven Davis added 11; Brody Gibbs, 10; and Kenny McGray, six.

For Gardiner, Tyler Jamison netted a game-high 17 points, while Seth McFarland added 13; Orweiler, 10; Dennis Meehan, eight; and Brad Weston and Trevor Austin, both four.

Mount View was 10-of-17 (59 percent) from the foul line, while Gardiner was 12-of-14 (86 percent).

Girls basketball

Gardiner 63, Mount View 25

At Thorndike Dec. 18, the Mustangs (1-3) were shut out in the first stanza as the Tigers (3-1) roared to a 38-point victory. Gardiner led 11-0, 22-11 and 48-12 at the quarter breaks.

Janelle Thornley scored eight points for Mount View, while Brooke Tripp added six; Courtney Morse, five; Jenni Nadeau and Dinah Bilodeau, both two; and Alexis Morse, one.

For Gardiner, Kylee Granholm, Ally Day and Rachel Quirion led the balanced scoring with eight points each, while Kelsey Moody added seven; Taylor Banister, six; Kelly Macomber, Morgan Carver, Camden Cone and Liz Kelley, all four; and Nicole Chadwick, Emalee Couture and Savanah Vin-Miller, all two.

Mount View was 8-of-22 (36 percent) from the foul line.

Courier Publications sports staff can be reached by phone at 207-594-4401 or by email at sports@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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