It was an up-and-down-kind of night Tuesday for Midcoast teams, with plenty of victories and losses to be tossed around through a slew of midseason contests.

The Searsport boys picked up their first victory of the season, while the Georges Valley girls also secured a home win in two of the games played Tuesday night.

The Rockland boys and girls, along with the Camden Hills girls, fell in their respective games.

The following is a recap of reported results from Tuesday’s games:


Georges Valley 48, Boothbay 45 … At Thomaston, the host Buccaneers (3-4) narrowly outplayed the Seahawks (2-5) in a balanced contest and held on for their third win of the season. Georges Valley led 8-7, 28-22 and 39-32 at the quarter breaks.

Kennadi Grover paced the Bucs with 14 points, while Jill Bradbury added 13; Jessie Veilleux, eight; Jennifer Denault, five; Katlyn Rich and Rachel Frye, both three; and Colleen Haskell, two.

For Boothbay, Sarah Caron poured in 20 points, while Alexandra Clarke added 10; Alexandra Andrews, seven; and Meryl Jones and Allison Crocker, each four.

The Bucs were 8-of-18 (44 percent) from the foul line, while the Seahawks were 13-of-17 (76 percent).

Georges Valley (3-4, 3.4877 points) is 12th in Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class C, while Livermore Falls (6-1, 19.6914 points) is first in the 19-team region.

Leavitt 98, Camden Hills 57 … At Turner, the Hornets (7-0) dominated the Windjammers (2-5) from start to finish and showed why they are viewed as one of the top teams in Class B as they stayed undefeated on the season. Leavitt led 33-15, 53-27 and 73-44 at the quarter breaks.

Jordan Knowlton netted 22 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for Camden Hills, while also contributing to the offense were Melanie Vangel (10 points), Addie Drinkwater (6 points), Sarah Steele (5 points), Megan Legage (5 points), Marina French (3 points), Cailand Sweeting (2 points, 5 rebounds), Kristina Alex (2 points) and Maci Heal (2 points).

For the Hornets, Courtney Anderson poured in 25 points, while Kristen Anderson added 22; Adriana Newton, 19; and Abby Randall, nine.

Camden Hills shot 8-of-12 (67 percent) from the charity stripe, while Leavitt converted 9-of-17 (53 percent).

Prior to Tuesday’s game, the Windjammers were 13th among 19 teams in Eastern Class B. As of noon Wednesday, Tuesday’s game had not been included in the MPA standings.

Oak Hill 46, Rockland 28 … At Sabattus, the Tigers (0-6) were routed by the Raiders (5-2) in a game where Oak Hill’s Maggie Sabine netted her 1,000th career point. Sabine finished with 21 points after hitting the milestone early in the third quarter.

Hannah Plourde netted 15 points to pace Rockland. Additional information for the Tigers was unavailable.

Rockland (0-7, no points) is 19th in Eastern Class B, while Medomak Valley (7-0, 18.9198 points) is first in the 19-team region.


Searsport 58, Bangor Christian 53 (OT) … At Bangor, the Vikings (1-5) shone in overtime, outscoring the Patriots (2-6) 9-4 and securing their first win of the 2010-11 campaign. The Vikings led 14-11 after the first quarter, while the Patriots took a 25-22 lead at halftime. Searsport rebounded to take a 36-32 lead after three quarters before Bangor Christian knotted the game 49-49 at the end of regulation.

“It was a battle back and forth the entire game,” said Searsport coach Brad Cook. “We built an early lead of eight points in the second quarter, [Bangor Christian] went on a run due to our foul situation to end the half. We played a strong third quarter, [then] they made another run in the fourth to tie the game and force overtime. Overtime was a strong performance for us as we scored nine points in the four-minute block to pull away. Our guys kept their composure and played a very nice team game. Mentally, we needed a win and it was great to get it on the road.”

Milton Jones led Searsport with 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, while Rocky Faunce added 14 points and also had 11 boards. Also contributing offensively for the Vikings were Buddy Ellis (10 points), Dillan Moody (9 points), Shane Seekins (5 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists) and Allen Connor (point).

For Bangor Christian, Tyler Alexander poured in 25 points, while Matt Swanson added 12; Jace Schmidt, eight; Bradley Wilcox, six; and Rem Poulin, two.

The Vikings (1-5, 1.6975 points) are 16th in Eastern Class C, while Penobscot Valley of Howland (6-1, 13.6728) is the top team in the 20-team region.

Oak Hill 63, Rockland 51 … At Rockland, the Tigers (1-6) could not dig out of an early first-quarter hole and fell to the Raiders (2-5) by a dozen points. Oak Hill led 18-10, 29-27 and 45-35 at the quarter breaks.

Rockland was paced by Ryan Ecker with 11 points, while Sam Meklin added 10; Ben Staples, eight; Raheem James, seven; Derek Miller, five; Derek Prescott, four; and Hunter Grindle and Bronson Philbrick, both three.

For Oak Hill, Parker Assilen netted 18 points, while Cam Morin added 15; Sam Morin, seven; Trevor Sampson, six; and Jamiel Kidd, Brian Bradstreet and Cody Provost, all four.

Rockland (1-6, 1.0802 points) is 18th in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (7-0, 21.6049 points) is first in the 19-team region.

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