Standout individual efforts and strong overall team performances helped the Medomak Valley boys and girls basketball squads ease past Mount View of Thorndike in Jan. 20 night games in Waldoboro and Thorndike.

While the Panthers appear to have locks on solid regional playoff spots as the second half of the season winds down, the Mustang boys are fighting for a postseason berth and the Mount View girls are still shooting for their first win of the 2011-12 campaign.

In Thorndike, the Medomak Valley boys won 75-51, while in Waldoboro, the Panther girls secured a 59-29 victory.

Boys game

Medomak Valley 75, Mount View 51 … On Jan. 20 at Thorndike, the Panthers received standout offensive efforts from Isaac Greenrose, Shane Osier and Ryan Ripley to race past the host Mustangs. MVHS led 21-14, 38-25 and 54-38 at the quarter breaks.

Isaac Greenrose poured in 25 points, while Osier added 18; Ripley, 14; Alex Greenrose, six; Zack Judkins, five; Kazu Tibbetts, Robby Griffin and Will Dow, all two; and Jonathan Hendrickson-Belloguet, one.

The Panthers got two 3-pointers apiece from the Greenrose twin brothers, while the visitors also made 19-of-26 free throws (73 percent).

For Mount View, Bobby Porter netted 15 points; Erick Nealley and Taylor Reynolds, both 10; Andrew Gibbs and Ryan St. Clair, both six; and Jalen Babin and Nathan Wren, both two. Porter connected on the team’s lone trey, while the Mustangs made 5-of-12 foul shots (42 percent).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (10-2, 63.7346 points) is third and Mount View (5-7, 14.5988 points) 14th. Mount Desert Island (13-0, 74.8457 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls game

Medomak Valley 59, Mount View 29 … On Jan. 20 at Waldoboro, the Panthers played a solid all-around game, led by the offensive efforts of Alanna Vose and Mallory Conary, to find their way to a 30-point victory over the visiting Mustangs. MVHS led 22-7, 31-11 and 44-22 at the quarter breaks.

Keying the Panthers were Vose with 23 points; Conary, 16; Amanda Hendrickson-Belloguet, six; Mallory Robbins, four; and Elise Wallace, Taylor Simmons and Hannah Marks, all two. Medomak Valley made 9-of-11 free throws (82 percent) and Conary and Vose both drilled two 3-pointers.

For Mount View, Kelsey Higgins tallied 10 points; LeeAnn Larrabee and Janelle Thornley, both six; Anna Piott, three; Amanda Larrabee, two; and Courtney Morse, Alexis Morse and Dinah Bilodeau, all one. The Mustangs netted 5-of-12 foul shots (42 percent) and Higgins connected on the team’s lone 3-pointer.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (8-4, 35.6790 points) is sixth and Mount View (0-12, no points points) 19th (last). Presque Isle (13-0, 84.8765 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Village NetMedia Sports Director Ken Waltz can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email at kwaltz@villagesoup.com.