Whether a local squad had a game scheduled for Saturday or Friday’s snowstorm pushed it back a day, the hardwood proved a busy place Jan. 22 for many Midcoast high school teams.

The Medomak Valley boys rattled off their eighth straight victory with an impressive victory over point-worthy Leavitt of Turner, the Camden Hills boys remained unbeaten and the Vinalhaven boys also secured a win over Greenville.

Boys

Medomak Valley 55, Leavitt 46 … At Turner Saturday, the Panthers trailed virtually the entire contest but went on a late run and cemented their eighth straight victory. Leavitt led 15-11, 34-21 and 41-40 at the quarter breaks, while Medomak Valley went on a 15-5 burst over the final eight minutes to seal the deal.

John Murray had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead the visitors, while Isaac Greenrose (12 points), Shane Osier (8 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists), Isaac Durkee (8 points), Kyle Durkee (7 points, 4 assists) and Alex Greenrose (6 points) also contributed to the Panther offense.

For Leavitt, Kyle Smith scored 18 points, while Lucas Witham added 16; Tyler Allen, six; Tyler Walton, three; Tim Dow, two; and Matt Jamosco, one.

The Panthers were 9-of-19 (47 percent) from the foul line, while the Hornets were 6-of-11 (54 percent).

Medomak Valley (9-3, 44.2901 points) is fourth in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (13-0, 74.5370 points) is first in the 19-team region. Leavitt (10-2, 45.3704 points) is third in Western Class B, while Greely (10-1, 62.4564 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs in Eastern Class B, while the top nine qualify in Western Class B.

Vinalhaven 61, Greenville 51 … At Vinalhaven Saturday, the Vikings pulled ahead in the fourth quarter and held off the visitors for 10-point victory.

The Lakers led 16-9 after the first quarter and 31-22 at halftime, while the islanders rebounded to take a 43-41 lead after three quarters.

Steven Osgood led the Vikings with 15 points, while Brian Stanley, Bobby Beckman and Dillon Ames each added 10; Tyler Chilles, seven; Willie Drury, four; Byron Thomas, three; and Scott James, two.

For Greenville, Tony DiAngelo led the charge with 24 points, while Alex Jardine added 12; Ricky Derboghosian, six; Howie Stone, four; Matt DiAngelo, three; Jeremy St. Louis, two.

The Vikings were 16-of-28 (57 percent) from the charity stripe, while Greenville was 6-of-10 (60 percent)

Prior to Saturday’s game, Vinalhaven (6-3, 26.8301 points) was sixth in Western Class D, while Forest Hills of Jackman (8-5, 36.8993) was first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

Gardiner 58, Belfast 28 … At Belfast Saturday, the Tigers roared to their ninth win of the season as they continue to surge toward the postseason. Gardiner led 16-8, 23-13 and 36-21 at the quarter breaks.

Brad Reed netted nine points for the hosts, while Jamie Jackson, Lew Dyer and Tyler Prescott each added five; and Emerson Dellamattera and Dylan Webster, both two.

For the Tigers, Aaron Toman tallied 18 points, while Jake Palmer added 11; Mike Traham, eight; Kaleb Smith, six; Justin Pottle, four; Issac Luken and Alonzo Connor, both three; and Tyler Jamison, two.

The Lions converted 5-of-9 (55 percent) free-throw attempts, while the Tigers made 8-of-11 (72 percent).

Belfast (1-10, 2.1605 points) is 19th in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (13-0, 74.5370 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Rangeley 51, Islesboro 48… At Rangeley, the Eagles were downed for only the second time all season as the Lakers came away with a narrow victory. Rangeley led 12-7 after the first eight minutes and 25-19 at halftime, while Islesboro took a 41-36 lead after three quarters.

D.J. Johnson poured in 28 points and added six rebounds for the Eagles, while Jason Hatch added nine points and 11 boards. Also scoring was Gerard Scherr with nine points and Will Schoppe with two.

For Rangeley, Alex Morton netted 17 points, while Jordan Richard added 14 and Zeke Hall 10.

Islesboro (10-2, 33.2262 points) is third in Western Class D, while Forest Hills (8-5, 36.8993 is first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

Deer Isle-Stonington 59, Searsport 44 … At Searsport Saturday, the Vikings could not overtake the Mariners as the visitors pulled away over the course of the contest for their sixth win of the season. Deer Isle-Stonington led 17-14, 30-23 and 41-31 at the quarter breaks.

Rocky Faunce paced the Vikings with 10 points, while Shane Seekins added seven; Buddy Ellis and Milton Jones, each six; Will Hutcheson , five; Austin Bean and Allen Connor each four; and Dillan Moody, two.

Connor Morey netted 14 points to lead the Mariners, while Sam Grindle added 13 and Mario Bartlett 12.

Dexter 42, Searsport 41 … At Dexter Jan. 19, the Tigers got a 3-point basket at the buzzer by Andy O’Brien to prevent the Vikings from a securing point-worthy victory. It was the second one-point loss to the Tigers this season for Searsport, as Dexter made a half-court shot Dec. 17 at Searsport to sink the Vikings.

“Definitely a difficult game to lose, especially twice in the same fashion to the same team,” said Searsport coach Brad Cook. “I am proud of how the guys responded. As a team we invest so much energy and time, they maintained composure and remained united.”

Dexter led 9-6 after the first quarter and 21-18 at halftime, while Searsport rallied to take a 31-30 advantage after three quarters.

Faunce had 16 points for Searsport, while Connor added 10; Jones, seven; Ellis, four; and Moody and Seekins, both two.

For Dexter, O’Brien netted 11 points, while Tim Gustin added eight; Andrew Wing, seven; Matt Crane, six; Trevor Fogarty and Casey Jordan each four; and Ryan Wilks, two.

The Vikings were 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Tigers were 7-of-16 (44 percent).

Searsport (1-10, 1.6975 points) is 16th in Eastern Class C, while Lee Academy (9-1, 43.9198 points) is first in the 20-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Camden Hills 80, Nokomis 46 … At Rockport Saturday, the Windjammers kept their undefeated season alive as they posted another win against this visiting Warriors of Newport. Camden Hills led 20-9, 40-18 and 62-35 at the quarter breaks.

Tyler McFarland poured in 30 points and had 15 rebounds to lead Camden Hills, while Joel Gabriele and Keegan Pieri each added 16; Colin Morse and Taylor Hall, both four; and Nate Catell, Caleb McFarland, Chandler Crans and Alex Crans, all two.

Chris Braley led the Warriors with 19 points.

Camden Hills shot 17-of-21 (81 percent) from the foul line.

Camden Hills (13-0, 74.5370 points) is first in the 19-team Eastern Class B region.

Girls

Greenville 51, Vinalhaven 43 … At Vinalhaven Saturday, the Viking girls could not dig out of an early hole and fell by an eight-point margin. The Lakers led 10-8, 28-16 and 37-26 at the quarter breaks.

Izza Drury scored 18 points, had eight rebounds and made two steals for the Vikings, while Ashley Hamilton (11 points, 7 rebounds, steal), Alex Slivinsky (6 points, 5 rebounds, steal), Eliza Davidson (4 points, steal), Blake Reidy (2 points, 8 rebounds) and Bianca Barroso (2 points) also contributed to the islanders’ offense.

For Greenville, Gretyl Breton scored 14 points, while Makayla Gilbert added 13; Miranda Drinkwater, 12; and Carly Peat, 10.

The Vikings were 4-of-8 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Lakers were 15-of-28 (53 percent).

Vinalhaven (5-4, 17.7249 points) is fifth in Western Class D, while Richmond (11-0, 44.5375 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

Nokomis 59, Camden Hills 29 … At Newport Saturday, the Windjammers could not get much of a spark going offensively against the defending regional champs and were downed by the Warriors. Nokomis led 15-8, 29-16 and 48-20 at the quarter breaks.

Jordan Knowlton had 17 points to lead the ‘Jammers, while Melanie Vangel and Taylor Porter each added four; and Laura Johanson and Sarah Steele, each two.

For the Warriors, Marissa Shaw netted 12 points, while Traci Carlson added 10; Kelsey Richards, eight; Danielle Watson, seven; Emily Reynolds, six; Anna McKenzie, three; and Taylor Lovely and Brittany Benton, both two.

The ‘Jammers were 7-of-12 (58 percent) from the foul line, while the Warriors were 5-of-16 (31 percent).

Camden Hills (7-6, 26.4815 points) is 10th in Eastern Class B, while Presque Isle (11-1, 65.8951 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Rangeley 67, Islesboro 21 … At Rangeley, the host Lakers had their way with the visiting Eagles and prevailed by a convincing margin. Rangeley led 17-0, 36-5 and 60-11 at the quarter breaks.

Autumn Johnson scored nine points to lead the islanders, while Alana Govoni and Sierra Roy each added four; and Ally Craig and Caitlin Small, both two.

For the Lakers, Emily Carrier scored 17 points, while Chantal Carrier added 13; Seve Deery-DeRaps and Taylor Este, both eight; Jenny Abbott, six; Sierra Marchacos, five; Tory Letarte and Abby Abbott, both three; and Lemi Letarte and Becca Walton, both two.

The Lakers made 8-of-18 (44 percent) free-throw attempts, while the Eagles did not attempt a foul shot.

Islesboro (1-10, 1.7361 points) is 14th in Western Class D, while Richmond (11-0, 44.5375 is first in the 15-team region. The top eight squads qualify for postseason play.

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