After nearly six weeks of middle school basketball being played at a feverish pace, the Busline League large school division championships have been set.

With the completion of Thursday’s semifinals, eight finalists emerged and will move on to the Busline League championship round, set to be played Saturday, Jan. 15 at Boothbay Region High School.

The finalists for the Busline League basketball championships will include:

Seventh-grade boys — No. 1 Rockland District Middle School (14-0) versus No. 2 Medomak Middle School of Waldoboro (13-2), 10 a.m.

Seventh-grade girls — No. 1 Rockland District Middle School (14-0) versus No. 2 Troy Howard Middle School of Belfast (12-3), noon.

Eighth-grade girls — No. 1 Rockland District Middle School (11-1) versus No. 2 Medomak Middle School (10-2), 2 p.m.

Eighth-grade boys — No. 1 Boothbay Elementary School (12-0) versus No. 2 Wiscasset Middle School (10-2), 4 p.m.

The following is a recap of results from all eight semifinal playoff contests played Thursday:

Girls

At Belfast, the No. 2 Troy Howard Middle School seventh graders advanced to the championships with a 31-25 victory over No. 3 Medomak Middle School. The Lions led 14-4, 22-14 and 25-18 at the quarter breaks.

Hannah Nichols had 10 points to lead Troy Howard, while Breann Cummings added nine; Mariah Sturgis, six; Kelsi Faulkingham, four; and Anna Simmons, two.

For the Riverhawks, Brianna Luce netted seven points, while Ariel Haskins and Brooke Creamer each added five; Jill van der Schaaf, four; and Paige Mason and Miranda Belcher, both two.

At Rockland, the top-seeded Rockland District Middle School seventh graders moved on to the championship with a 35-17 win over No. 4 Camden-Rockport Middle School. The Eagles led 12-6, 23-8 and 31-8 at the quarter breaks.

Brianna Dugan netted 12 points to lead RDMS, while Rebecca Boggs added eight; Ari Curtis, six; Meghan McGonagle, four; Cassie Curtis, two; and Mariah Harris, one.

Madelyn Bowman and Faith McQuarters each netted four points to lead CRMS, while Avery Roy added three and Kayloni Hall, Abigail Matlack and Taylor Peasley, all two.

The Eagles were 1-of-8 (12 percent) from the foul line, while the Schooners were 4-of-14 (28 percent).

Also at Rockland, the top-seeded Rockland District Middle School eighth graders also moved on to the championships with a 47-35 victory over No. 4 Camden-Rockport Middle School. The Eagles led 7-5, 23-10 and 41-17 at the quarter breaks.

Payton Billingsley, Emily Gould and Ashley Gardner each had 13 points for RDMS, while Jordan Carpenter, Chelsea Williams, Jackie Thorbjornson and Maris Rosa all added two in the victory.

For CRMS, Eliza Boetsch netted 14 points, while Macy Buck added 11 and Katie McMorrow and Hannah Wincklhofer, each five.

The Schooners were 15-of-34 (44 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Eagles were 3-of-17 (18 percent).

At Waldoboro, No. 2 Medomak Middle School moved on to the championships with a 40-31 win over No. 3 Boothbay. The Wildcats led 7-6 after the first quarter of play, while the Riverhawks rallied to take a 16-13 lead at the half and a 24-21 edge after three quarters.

Hannah Heald led MMS with 11 points, while Hannah Marks added 10; Sophie Cohen, nine; Maggie Cox and Lexi Genthner, each four; and Justice Barrows, two.

For Boothbay, Courtney Brewer scored 10 points, while Avae Traina and Morgan Crocker each netted seven; Sara Durgin, four; and Nicole Rice, three.

Boys

At Rockland, the top-seeded Rockland District Middle School seventh graders moved on to the finals with an 81-31 victory over No. 4 Boothbay. The Eagles led 25-2, 40-13 and 60-27 at the quarter breaks.

Riley Sprague poured in 30 points to lead RDMS, while Nick Mazurek added 26; Keenan Hendricks, 14; Christian Straka, four; Nick Tinker, three; and Isaiah Greene, one.

For Boothbay, Dan Drummond scored 12 points, while Matt Burnham added 10; Abel Bryer, three; and Zach Blackman, Yavia Downing and Johnson, all two.

The Eagles were 18-of-27 (67 percent) from the foul line, while Boothbay converted 3-of-18 (16 percent).

At Waldoboro, the No. 2 Medomak Middle School seventh graders moved on to the championships with a 62-27 win over No. 3 Troy Howard Middle School. The Riverhawks led 16-5, 28-19 and 51-27 at the quarter breaks.

Zach Starr led MMS with a 24-point effort, while Nick DePatsy tossed in 17; Sheldon Laveway, eight; Nick McAuliffe, four; Riley McCollett, three; Gavin Black, two; and Jackson Vail, one.

For the Lions, Gage Corson scored 13 points, while Ben Robson and Alex Flagg each added seven; Drew Nealey, three; and Zach Darres, Patrick Groening and Gerard Coward, all two.

The Riverhawks converted 10-of-22 (45 percent) free-throw attempts, while the Lions made 8-of-19 (42 percent).

At Boothbay, the No. 1 Boothbay eighth graders advanced to the finals with a 57-41 win over No. 4 Camden-Rockport Middle School. The Schooners led 12-9 after the first quarter and held a 25-24 edge at intermission, while the Wildcats rallied to take a 45-33 lead after three quarters.

Andrew Hall led CRMS with 15 points, while Demitri Kestenbaum added 14; Daulton Wickenden and Ryan Pierce, each three; and Eric Blohm, Will Barrows and Matt Crockett, all two.

For Boothbay, Evan Hepburn poured in 21 points, while John Hepburn added 16; Nick Kilgus, eight; Avon Dickinson, six; Joseph DiMauro, four; and Nick Burge, two.

The Schooners were 3-of-7 (43 percent) from the foul line, while the Wildcats were 5-of-10 (50 percent).

At Wiscasset, the No. 2 Wiscasset eighth graders advanced to the championships with a 69-59 victory over No. 3 Medomak Middle School. The score was 19-19 after the first quarter, while the Warriors took a 36-31 halftime lead and a 55-46 lead after three quarters.

Micah Williamson netted 15 points to lead MMS, while Jamie Temple added 11; Noah Beck, 10; Sam Morrill, eight; Hunter WIncapaw, seven; Glenn Weeks, six; and Tyler Emerson, two.

For Wiscasset, Travis Padilla tossed in 24 points, while Darren Wood added 18; J.D. Sousa, eight; Matt Craig, seven; Tom Anderson, six; and Dylan McMahon and James Chamberlain, both three.

Village NetMedia Associate Sports Director Mark Haskell can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at mhaskell@villagesoup.com.