The Medomak Valley and Rockland boys and Rockland, Medomak Valley, Camden Hills and Belfast girls jayvee basketball teams have been involved in exciting early season court battles, according to reported results.

High school coaches in Knox, Waldo and Lincoln counties can report game results to VillageSoup by e-mailing sports@villagesoup.com or calling 594-4401.

The following is a recap of recently reported local subvarsity results:

Medomak Valley boys

On Dec. 7 at South China, the Panthers beat the Eagles 37-32, as Robbie Griffin scored 11 points. Erskine Academy led 11-9 after one quarter before the Panthers grabbed a 22-17 cushion at halftime and 30-23 edge after three stanzas.

On Dec. 10 at Gardiner, the Panthers fell 55-46, as Griffin tallied 16 points, Boone Olsen 12 and Brandon Soper 10. The Tigers gained control by outscoring Medomak Valley 17-0 in the first quarter. Gardiner led 31-9 at halftime and 41-17 after three stanzas.

Dec. 14 at Rockland, the host Tigers beat the Panthers 52-43. For Medomak Valley, Wil Dow tallied 14 points and Soper 12. Rockland led 14-8, 29-22 and 42-29 at the quarter breaks. The names of the top scorers for the Tigers were unavailable.

Belfast girls

On Dec. 14, Camden Hills beat host Belfast 34-21,

For the Lions, Maddy Cummings finished with nine points and four rebounds; Becca Leonard, four points and three rebounds; Crystal Lilley, three points and three rebounds; Hannah Bailey (2 rebounds) and Sam Moores (3 rebounds), both two points; Vanessa Roberts, one point; Kacey Doolan, two rebounds; and Kaycee Fogg and Makenzie Thibodeau, both five rebounds.

For the Windjammers, Addie Drinkwater, Megan Legage and Melanie Vangel all had eight points; Robin Botley, four; and Caroline Mattey, Grace Harrison and Brittany Bowman, all two.

Rockland girls

On Dec. 10 at Winslow, the Tigers enjoyed their first win of the season with a 43-32 season-opening victory over the Black Raiders. The Tigers led 12-7, 20-17 and 24-21 at the quarter breaks.

Kim Young scored 12 points (mostly off aggressive defense which led to steals and easy layups), Emma Spencer 10 and Danessa MacDonald nine for Rockland.

“I was extremely happy with the team’s defensive efforts and ability to work as a team throughout the entire game,” said Tiger coach Christine Clayton.

On Dec. 11 at Rockland, Medomak Valley pulled out a 37-24 win, after leading 16-9 at halftime and 29-16 after three stanzas.

Young paced Rockland with 10 points, while Laura Mank and Spencer both added five. The names of the Panther scorers were unavailable.

“We were just not able to get our legs back and keep up our pressure after a road trip the night before,” Clayton said. “Our shots were short and our defense was not as strong as it should have been.”

VillageSoup sports news staff can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at sports@villagesoup.com.