Last weekend was a busy one on the hardwood for many Midcoast high school boys and girls basketball teams as a plethora of games were on tap for hoop fans in Classes B through D Friday and Saturday.

Among the victors on the boys side were Islesboro, Searsport and Medomak Valley, while Belfast, Vinalhaven, Islesboro and Medomak Valley posted wins for girls over the weekend.

Boys

Islesboro 58, Hyde School 29 … At Islesboro Saturday, the Eagles went on a 26-7 third-quarter run and soared past the visiting Phoenix for their 12th win of the season. Islesboro led 8-4, 24-14 and 50-21 at the quarter breaks.

Jason Hatch led Islesboro with a 21-point, 12-rebound effort, while D.J. Johnson added 19; Max Mahan, seven points and nine rebounds, Charlie Cilley, seven; and Gerard Scherr and Ben Rollins, both two.

Full names for Hyde players were not available.

Islesboro (12-2, 46.0253 points) is third in Western Class D, while Richmond (11-1, 50.7207 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

Searsport 46, Foxcroft Academy 37 … At Searsport Saturday, the Vikings got double-doubles from both Rocky Faunce and Milton Jones and corralled the Ponies with a nine-point home win.

Faunce had a 15-point, 13-rebound, 4-assist effort for Searsport, while Milton Jones added 12 points and 14 rebounds. Also scoring for the Vikings were Dillan Moody (11 points), Shane Seekins (6 points) and Allen Connor (2 points).

For the Ponies, Kyle Gould netted 10 points, while Chris Johnson added eight; Ryan Rebar, seven; Alex Clark, four; and Steven Sharrow, Cody Coiley, Austin Merrill and Fa Lin, all two.

Viking coach Brad Cook was pleased with Saturday’s victory, adding it was the best defensive game his team has played in his three seasons as varsity coach.

“We communicated well, limited dribble-drives, contested shots and controlled the boards,” he said. “Foxcroft Academy is a good team that is in the playoff race and we held them under 40 points after giving up 71 at their place last time.”

Searsport (3-11, 14.8148 points) is 14th in Eastern Class C, while Penobscot Valley of Howland (12-3, 72.7778 points) is first in the 20-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Medomak Valley 60, Gardiner 55 … At Waldoboro Friday, the Panthers ground out a hard-fought victory over the talented Tigers and rattled off their 10th straight victory. Medomak Valley led 17-8 after the first quarter and 34-18 at the half, while Gardiner trimmed its deficit to 44-43 after three quarters.

Isaac Greenrose netted 15 points for Medomak Valley, while Shane Osier added 12; Alex Greenrose and Isaac Durkee, each 10; John Murray, six; Kyle Durkee, three; and Ryan Ripley and Deering Genthner, each two.

For Gardiner, Mike Trahan scored 19 points, while Jake Palmer added 17; Aaron Toman, six; and Spencer Allen, five.

Medomak Valley (11-3, 75.6173 points) is third in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (14-0, 95.0617 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Maine Central Institute 33, Belfast 31 … At Pittsfield Friday, the Lions were nipped by the Huskies and fell by one basket. Maine Central Institute led 9-8 after the first quarter and 15-11 at halftime, while Belfast drew even and tied the game 24-24 after three quarters.

Brad Reed scored 12 points for Belfast, while Jamie Jackson added seven; Lew Dyer, six; Scott Kulikowski, four; and Lew Dyer, two.

The Lions were 1-of-5 (20 percent) from the foul line.

Belfast (1-13, 4.3210 points) is 18th in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (14-0, 95.0617 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Winslow 64, Rockland 49 … At Winslow Friday, the Tigers got a career-high from freshman Isaiah Stone-Patterson, but could not overtake the Black Raiders and fell by double digits.

Stone-Patterson netted 23 points to lead Rockland, while Hunter Grindle added seven; Ryan Ecker and David Harrison, both six; Sam Meklin, three; Derek Miller, two; and Connor Clement, one. Stone-Paterson and Grindle each had three steals in the loss.

Information for Winslow was not available.

Rockland (3-11, 8.6420 points) is 17th in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (14-0, 95.0617 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Girls

Medomak Valley 45, Gardiner 44 … At Gardiner Friday, the Panthers rallied from three points down in the fourth quarter and did just enough to prevail over the Tigers. The game was knotted 10-10 after the first eight minutes, while the Tigers took a 20-19 lead at halftime and a 36-33 edge after three quarters.

Alanna Vose netted 17 points for Medomak Valley, while Kasey Benner added 10; Lindsay Ranquist, seven; Roxanne Jelenfy, four; Mallory Conary, three; and Vanessa Davis and Ashley Rackliff, both two.

For Gardiner, Katie McAllister tallied 14 points, while Kelly Macomber added 11; Paige Pillsbury, nine; Jenna Moore, five; Ally Day, three; and Kylee Granholm, two.

The Panthers were 14-of-23 (61 percent) from the foul line, including 7-of-9 (78 percent) in the final stanza. Gardiner netted 10-of-16 (62 percent) attempts.

Medomak Valley (12-2, 74.01233 points) is fourth in Eastern Class B, while Presque Isle (14-1, 108.9506 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Belfast 50, Maine Central Institute 29 … At Belfast Friday, the Lions secured their fourth win of the year and shut out the Huskies in the second quarter en route to a convincing win. Belfast led 13-10, 26-10 and 37-16 at the quarter breaks.

“We played very well [and] our defense picked up our offense,” said Belfast coach Amy Dyer-Kelley. “We cut down on turnovers and are playing very well together.”

Leading the hosts were Lexi Nelligan (10 points, 5 rebounds, 4 blocks, 2 steals), Ashley Littlefield (8 points, 6 rebounds), Katrina Lapham (8 points, 5 assists), Courtney Drinkwater (6 points, 2 assists, 2 steals), Mckenzie Thibodeau (6 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists), Emily Blood (4 points, 5 rebounds, steal), Makayla Cummings (2 points), Talia Ryder (2 points) and Madison Cummings (2 points).

For MCI, Kylee Alton netted 13 points, while Megan Hughes and Ashley Kitchin each added six and Picabo Morrell and Janna Tozier each two.

The Lions were 5-of-10 (50 percent) from the foul line and the Huskies 1-of-10 (10 percent).

Belfast (4-10, 14.5988 points) is 15th in Eastern Class B, while Presque Isle (14-1, 108.9506 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Islesboro 25, Hyde School 24 … At Islesboro Saturday, the Eagles and Phoenix battled back-and-fourth throughout the tight contest, but it was the Eagles who persevered and pulled out a narrow win over the visitors. Islesboro led 6-2 after the first quarter, while Hyde nabbed a 9-8 lead at halftime. Islesboro led 17-12 after three quarters.

Autumn Johnson led the Eagles with 11 points, while Alan Govoni added five; Lindsay Durkee, four; Ally Craig and Crystal Randlett, both two; and Mika McKenney, one.

For Hyde, Ally Servain netted nine points, while Lily Smith and Katie Commeau each added four; Elsa Veron, three; Anna Batambiza and Dixie Cercos, each two.

The Eagles were 2-of-12 (17 percent) from the foul line and Hyde 3-of-11 (27 percent).

Islesboro (2-12, 4.6412 points) is 14th in Western Class D, while Richmond (12-1, 55.6432 points is first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

Vinalhaven 35, Valley 32 … At Valley Saturday, the Vikings pulled ahead with less than a minute remaining and held on for a Heal Point-worthy win over the Cavaliers. Valley led 10-8, 19-18 and 28-27 at the quarter breaks.

Alex Slivinsky (14 points, 5 rebounds) paced the Vikings, while Eliza Davidson (12 points, 2 rebounds, steal), Ashley Hamilton (5 rebounds, 6 rebounds), Izza Drury (2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals), Bianca Barroso (2 points, 3 rebounds, steal) and Blake Reidy (10 rebounds) also contributed in the win.

Shannon Rich led the Cavaliers with eight points, while Cindy Schultz and Hali McQuilkin each added six and Teagan Lawyerson four.

The Vikings were 5-of-11 from the foul line.

Trailing 32-31 with just over 30 seconds remaining, Hamilton converted on an offensive rebound to give the visitors the lead and Slivinsky later iced the game with a pair of free throws, accounting for the final score.

Vinalhaven (6-4, 28.4002 points) is fifth in Western Class D, while Richmond (12-1, 55.6432 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

Hall-Dale 50, Georges Valley 37 … At Thomaston Saturday, the Buccaneers could not keep pace with the Bulldogs and were downed at home by 13 points. Hall-Dale led 16-11, 32-17 and 40-31 at the quarter breaks.

Kennadi Grover netted 21 points for Georges Valley, while Jill Bradbury added nine; Jessie Veilleux, three; and Colleen Haskell and Rachel Frye, both two.

For Hall-Dale, Taylor Massey netted 17 points, while Carylynne Wolfington added 13; Kristina Buck, eight; Kristen Moody, seven; Wendy Goldman, three; and Natasha Brown, two.

The Bucs were 7-of-16 (44 percent) from the charity stripe, wile the Bulldogs were 8-of-12 (67 percent).

Georges Valley (8-6, 37.1914 points) is ninth in Western Class C, while Hall-Dale (13-1, 74-0741 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Winslow 60, Rockland 37 … At Rockland Friday, the Tigers played their final home game in the history of the program and could not keep up with the talented Black Raiders, falling by double digits.

Rockland, which will merge with neighboring Georges Valley to form Oceanside High School next fall, trailed 16-7, 33-16 and 46-24 at the quarter breaks.

Leading the Tigers were Danica Hooper (10 points, 5 rebounds, assist), Hannah Plourde (9 points, 13 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists, 2 blocks), Casey Carroll (6 points, 2 rebounds), Emma Spencer (6 points, rebound), Emma Davis (2 points, 2 steals, 3 rebounds, assist), Phoebe Ferraiolo (2 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals, assist, block), Brooke Dugan (2 points, assist, block) and Hannah Lacasse (assist, steal). Hooper is the team’s lone senior and was honored before the game.

For Winslow, Mariah Chenard netted 17 points, while Liz Ferry added 13 and Alliyah Veilleux 11.

Rockland (0-14, 0.0000 points) is 19th in Eastern Class B, while Presque Isle (14-1, 108.9506 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

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