The Busline League middle school large school boys and girls basketball regular seasons are picking up speed with hard-nosed play by many Midcoast squads Wednesday.

The standings through Dec. 1 include:

Eighth-grade boys — Medomak Middle School, 3-0; Wiscasset Middle School, 3-0; Oceanside Blue of Thomaston/Rockland, 2-1; Troy Howard Middle School of Belfast, 2-1; Boothbay Region Elementary School, 1-1; Camden-Rockport Middle School, 1-2; Searsport District Middle School, 0-2; Oceanside White of Thomaston/Rockland, 0-2; and Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta, 0-3.

Seventh-grade boys — Medomak, 3-0; Wiscasset, 3-0; Troy Howard, 2-0; Boothbay, 1-1; Rockland, 1-2; Thomaston Grammar School, 0-2; Camden-Rockport, 0-2; and  Great Salt Bay, 0-3.

Eighth-grade girls — Oceanside Blue, 3-0; Boothbay, 2-0; Medomak, 2-1; Troy Howard, 2-1; Searsport, 1-1; Camden-Rockport, 1-2; Great Salt Bay, 1-2; Oceanside White, 0-2; and Wiscasset, 0-3.

Seventh-grade girls — Great Salt Bay, 3-0; Rockland, 3-0; Camden-Rockport, 2-0; Boothbay, 1-1; Thomaston, 1-1; Troy Howard, 0-2; Medomak, 0-3; and Wiscasset, 0-3.

Coaches can report game results by emailing or calling 594-4401.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:


Medomak 38, Oceanside White 29 … At Waldoboro Nov. 30, the Riverhawks outscored the Mariners in all four quarters and came away with a nine-point victory. MMS led 6-4, 14-9 and 27-19 at the quarter breaks.

Justice Barrows netted 11 points for the Riverhawks, while Maggie Cox added seven; Brianna Luce and Ariel Haskins, both six; McKenzie Wing, four; and Morgan Black and Paige Mason, both two.

For the Mariners, Rebecca Boggs netted 14 points, while Briana Dugan added nine and Autumn Keene and Ari Curtis both three.

The Mariners were 4-of-10 (40 percent) from the foul line, while the Riverhawks were 1-of-4 (25 percent). Oceanside White coach Greg Billingsley said Boggs had an outstanding game and was strong on the boards in the loss.

Oceanside Blue 37, Troy Howard 29 … At Thomaston Nov. 30, the Mariners jumped to a large first-quarter lead and held on for the victory over the visiting Lions. Oceanside led 12-1, 18-11 and 30-16 at the breaks.

Kaylyn Grover netted 15 points to lead the Mariners, while Makenna Brooks added 11; Mary Allen, five; Abbey Lacasse, four; and Megan McGonagle, two.

For the Lions, Mariah Sturgis netted seven points, while Breann Cummings and Kasey McLeod each added five; Alexis Racioppi and Kennadee Baker, both four; Anna Simmons, three; and Lydia Violette, one.

Oceanside netted 5-of-20 free throws (25 percent), while Troy Howard converted 7-of-16 (44 percent).

Thomaston 7th 25, Medomak 23 … At Waldoboro Nov. 30, the Clippers held on for a narrow win over the host Riverhawks. The Clippers led 6-4, 15-6 and 17-14 at the breaks.

Nicole Obuchon led MMS with six points, while Chelsea Ripley added five; Victoria Wheaton, four; and Alika McMurrin, Maggie Ryan, Cassidy Taylor and Kelsey Grant, all two.

For the Clippers, Alex Barstow netted nine points, while Jillian Brooks and Jaymie McMahon each added six; and Casey Benner and Rachelle Thompson, both two.

Rockland 7th 33, Troy Howard 8 … At Thomaston Nov. 30, the Eagles soared to a convincing win over the visiting Lions. RDMS led 10-2, 19-4 and 27-4 at the breaks.

Alexis Mazurek tallied 12 points to lead the Eagles, while Sydney Hall added seven; Julia Barbour, six; and Emily Hutchinson, Abby Foster, Aidan Giasson and Kristen Penney all two.

Karlee Parker netted four points for Troy Howard, while Rayahna Luther and Hannah Richards each added two.

RDMS coach Dan McNichol said the key to victory for the Eagles “was strong team defense with all of the girls playing hard, keeping their spacing and executing their assignments.” He said that Hutchinson and Foster “made strong contributions from the bench as well as many others.”


Medomak 69, Oceanside White 64 … At Thomaston Nov. 30, the Riverhawks held off the Mariners and prevailed in a highly-competitive contest. MMS led 22-10, 29-26 and 51-46 at the breaks. The game was highlighted by the exceptional shooting of both Medomak’s Nick DePatsy and Oceanside’s Keenan Hendricks, who combined to dump in an impressive 70 points.

DePatsy netted 33 points to lead the ‘Hawks, while Owen Gilbert added 15; Zach Starr, 11; Jackson Vail, six; Cortland Fischer and Sheldon Laveway, both four; and Ollie Brown, two.

For the Mariners, Hendricks poured in a game-high 37 points, while Thomas Curtis, Nick Tinker and Griffin Lombardo each added nine and Josh Luttrell four.

The Panthers were 11-of-26 (42 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Mariners were 17-of-27 (63 percent).

Medomak 7th 66, Thomaston 24 … At Thomaston Nov. 30, the Riverhawks continued their hot start to the young season and picked up their third win of the campaign, this time over the Clippers. MMS led 25-5, 44-5 and 52-13 at the breaks. Riverhawk coach Pat Delahanty said his team “came out strong and built a commanding lead with pressure defense and a hard-fought effort on the offensive boards.”

Taylor McLain netted 14 points to lead Medomak, while Jon Allard added 12; Cam Martin, nine; Channing Soper, eight; Cale Gee, six; Isaac Eutsler, five; Cam Allaire, four; and Laken Harrington, Kyle Donlin, Patrick White and Nick Grover, all two.

For TGS, Zach Robinson netted eight points, while Coby Dorr added seven; Martin King, four; Noah Freeman, two; and Tauno Brooks, one.

Camden-Rockport 8th 46, Searsport 36 … At Searsport Nov. 30, the Schooners dug themselves out of a first-quarter hole and prevailed by 10 points. Searsport led 9-6 after the first quarter, while CRMS took a 19-13 halftime lead and a 33-23 edge after three quarters.

Nate Raye scored 11 points for the Schooners, while Dalton Oakes added seven; Nicholas Rozsaghe and Field Leonard, both five; Cam Gushee and Nathan Dunton, both four; Declan Carlson, two; and Bradley Spear, one.

For the Vikings, Troy Reynolds poured in 18 points, while Cody Parks added eight; Eric Phillips, three; and Dean Evans and Brett Grant, two.

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