The high school boys and girls basketball regular seasons are coming to a close, with Waldo County teams looking to add to their win totals with a few games remaining on the schedule.

On Tuesday night, Jan. 29, Belfast squads netted wins, in addition to the Searsport girls and the Mount View boys, the latter of whom earned an upset victory over Nokomis of Newport.

The following is a recap of reported results from Tuesday's games:

Boys basketball

Mount View 45, Nokomis 37

At Thorndike Jan. 29, the Mustangs picked up their second win of the season in an upset of the visiting and playoff-bound Warriors of Newport. Mount View led 16-10, 28-25 and 39-31 at the quarter breaks.

Steven Davis netted 16 points for Mount View, while Nathan Wren added 14; Jack Simpson, nine; Tyler Ripley, five; and Kenny McGray, two.

For Nokomis, Andrew Cartwright scored 22 points, while Spencer Hartsgrove added 10; Noah Kershner, three; and Chandler Foss, two.

The 'Stangs were 5-of-23 (22 percent) from the foul line, while the Warriors were 5-of-11 (45 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-12, 12.9630 points) is 19th (last), while Presque Isle (12-3, 86.4198 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast 69, Maine Central Institute 53

At Belfast Jan. 29, the Lions got supreme free-throw shooting down the stretch and roared to a 16-point victory over the visiting Huskies of Pittsfield.

Carl Dodge netted a career- and game-high 21 points for the Lions, while Kaleb Benjamin added 19 and Ryan Rice 18.

For MCI, Kael McCarthy scored 15 points and Jerry Chen 12.

The Lions were 14-of-17 (82 percent) from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter to help them hold off the visitors.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (7-7, 38.8889 points) is 13th, while Presque Isle (12-3, 86.4198 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls basketball

Belfast 47, Maine Central Institute 41

At Pittsfield Jan. 29, the Lions did just enough to hold off the host Huskies and prevailed by six points. Belfast led 9-6, 20-15 and 32-29 at the quarter breaks.

Keying the Lions were Katrina Lapham (18 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, assist), Lexi Nelligan (13 points, 6 steals, 3 rebounds, 3 blocked shots), Courtney Drinkwater (9 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, block), Mariah Sturgis (6 points, 5 rebounds, steal, block) and McKenzie Thibodeau (point, 3 rebounds, assist, steal).

For MCI, Ashley Alton scored 13 points, while Kat Smedberg added nine; Brianna Losee, seven; Katie Hughes, four; Hannah Emery and Katie Cronkite, both three; and Cassie Miller, two.

The Lions were 19-of-43 (44 percent) from the foul line, while the Huskies were 13-of-22 (59 percent).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (10-4, 49.7222 points) is sixth, while Presque Isle (15-0, 115.1235 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 87, Mount View 31

At Newport Jan. 29, the Warriors had no trouble with the visiting Mustangs and prevailed by 56 points. Nokomis led 25-6, 48-11 and 68-19 at the quarter breaks.

Janelle Thornley scored 13 points for Mount View, while Meredith Picard, Courtney Morse, Jenni Nadeau and Brooke Tripp added four and Alexis Morse two.

For Nokomis, Taylor Shaw scored 18 points, while Tracy Carson added 16; Anna MacKenzie, 14; Kelsey Richards, 10; Lindsay Whitney, nine; Mikayla Charters, six; Kylie Richards, five; Taylor Quick, four; Lacey Kent-Webber, three; and Taylor Lovely, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-12, 4.8765 points) is 17th, while Presque Isle (15-0, 115.1235 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 58 Bangor Christian 40

At Bangor Jan. 29, the Vikings had no trouble with the host Patriots and prevailed by 18 points.

Melinda Ogden scored 22 points to lead Searsport, while Brittany Ward added 10; Kelli Gibbs, nine; Allison Walker and Anna Bucklin, both six; Alicen Brooks and Brianna Grant, both two; and Rochelle Stone, one.

For Bangor Christian, Gabby Melcher, Lauren Colley and Maggie McDonald each scored eight points, while Sydney Martin added six; Olivia Arnold and Kate Jones, both four; and Caitlyn Wallinga, two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Searsport (5-9, 11.1111 points) is 15th, while Calais (15-0, 82.5617 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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