A few Midcoast high school basketball teams braved the tough winter weather Tuesday amidst a slew of cancellations to play their respective contests, which proved to be a mixed bag of results among the local Eastern Class B and Western Class D squads.

Both Mount View teams dropped contests against Nokomis of Newport, while both Islesboro squads defeated host Pine Tree Academy of Freeport in a varsity doubleheader. The high-flying Eagle boys also downed Greater Portland Christian in a contest played Monday on Islesboro.


Islesboro 26, Pine Tree Academy 20 … At Freeport, the Eagles outscored the Breakers 14-5 over the final eight minutes and soared to their third win of the season. The score was knotted 2-2 after the first quarter, while Pine Tree Academy took a 7-5 lead at halftime and 15-12 after three quarters.

Autumn Johnson and Ally Craig each netted eight points for Islesboro, while Alana Govoni added six; and Lindsay Durkee and Mika McKenney, both two.

For Pine Tree, Rebecca Moore scored 11 points, while Hannah Koester added six; Annie Page, two; and Marie Berger, one.

The Eagles were 3-of-11 (27 percent) from the foul line, while the Breakers were 2-of-5 (40 percent)

The score was tied 20-20 with 40 seconds left in regulation when Govoni canned a trey and added a free throw on the next possession to put the Eagles up by four points. Craig then hit two more from the line with time winding down, accounting for the final score.

Prior to Tuesday’s game, Islesboro (2-13, 4.6412 points) was 14th in the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, while Richmond (12-1, 59.1290 points) was first in the 15-team region.

Nokomis 60, Mount View 23 … At Newport, the Warriors stormed to a 20-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back as they routed the Mustangs on their home floor. Nokomis led 20-0, 38-10 and 48-16 at the quarter breaks.

Hayleigh Kein led Mount View with an 11-point effort, while Chrissy Larrabee added five; Anna Piotti, four; Channing Murphy, two; and LeeAnn Larrabee, one.

For Nokomis, Traci Carlson netted 10 points, while Taylor Shaw added nine; Emilee Reynolds, eight; Julie Smith, seven; Anna MacKenzie and Megan Perry, each six; Taylor Lovely, five; Kyle Richards, four; Marissa Shaw, three; and Danielle Watson, two.

The Mustangs were 11-of-29 (38 percent) from the foul line, while the Warriors were 2-of-5 (40 percent).

Mount View (7-8, 50.4630 points) is 13th in Eastern Class B, while Presque Isle (15-1, 119.9074 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.


Nokomis 63, Mount View 50 … At Thorndike, Mount View could not stop talented the Warrior Chris Braley as the ‘Stangs dropped a 13-point decision to the visitors. Nokomis led 21-14, 35-22 and 45-33 at the quarter breaks.

Braley poured in 30 points to lead the Warriors, while Spencer Hargrove added 10; Ethan Pearl, eight; and Ruel Libby and Drew Wing, each seven.

For the ‘Stangs, Bobby Porter netted 15 points, while Taylor Reynolds added nine; Jalen Babin, four; and Zach Mehuren and Colby Blanchard, each three.

The Mustangs were 10-of-16 (62 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Warriors were 11-of-21 (52 percent).

Mount View (4-11, 14.0432 points) is 13th in Eastern Class B, while Camden Hills (14-0, 96.1420 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for postseason play.

Islesboro 69, Pine Tree Academy 43 … At Freeport Tuesday, the Eagles continued their ascent toward the Western Class D playoffs with a convincing win over the Breakers. Islesboro led 13-4, 36-15 and 58-34 at the quarter breaks.

D.J. Johnson poured in 25 points and pulled down 17 rebounds for Islesboro, while Jason Hatch netted 18 points and 15 rebounds. Gerard Scherr added 10 for the visitors and Max Mahan six points and nine steals.

For Pine Tree, Tim McGuire scored 22 points and Zach Wilday 14.

Islesboro 79, Greater Portland Christian 20 … At Islesboro Monday, the Eagles routed the host Lions on their home floor and rolled to another convincing victory. Islesboro led 28-6, 47-14 and 61-18 at the quarter breaks.

Hatch netted 23 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and had eight assists in the win, while Johnson added 19 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists for the islanders. Also contributing to the offense were Gerard Scherr with 15 points, Mahan, 10 points and nine steals; Charlie Cilley, eight; and Will Schoppe and Ben Rollins, each two.

Islesboro (14-2, 49.9287 points) is fourth in Western Class D, while Forest Hills of Jackman (10-5, 56.1191 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top eight teams qualify for postseason play.

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