The Caribou eighth-grade boys did not travel 240 miles one way to go home without a tournament championship — a point the squad of nine players proved at the eighth annual Medomak Midcoast Madness seventh- and eighth-grade boys and girls basketball tournament Friday and Saturday, March 24-25 at Medomak Valley High and Medomak Middle schools.

The Caribou boys — who also won the same tournament last year as seventh-graders — dispatched of Gardiner convincingly 65-35 in the championship of the round-robin tournament, hosted by Medomak Valley All Sports Boosters.

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Watch video below of girls championship game.

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Caribou went undefeated throughout the two-day event, while Gardiner emerged from a four-way tie with Mount View of Thorndike, Medomak ‘A’ and Boothbay to earn the right to face Caribou in the finals.

In the girls championship showdown, Lincoln Academy netted a 30-26 win over St. George. St. George won a tiebreaker with Medomak to earn the right to face Lincoln Academy in the title game.

Fifteen teams participated in the event — five girls and 10 boys squads.

Team members for participating teams are as follows:

Medomak girls — Autumn Ripley, Baylee Stewart, Eliza Nelson, Grace White, Abby Lash, Sarah Williams, Gabby Baughman, Alyssa Creamer, Julia Kunesh, Emma Kunesh and Isabelle LaFrance. The team is coached by Jenn Hatch.

St. George girls — Noelle Delano, Cassie Evans, Ahlivia Morris, Grace Cody, Sophie Vigue, Seanna Montgomery, Leah Cushman, Jordan Beal, Katherine Freeman, Anna Kingsbury and Audrey Leavitt. The team is coached by Chris Mills.

Lincoln Academy girls — Paige Lafrenaye, Josey Henry, Paris Pierpont, Nuala Glendinning, Olivia Stiles, Zoe Waltz, Katelin Tozier, Grace Houghton, Maddy York, Meghan Rose, Lizzie Ober, Payson Kaler and Brittni Hartley. The team is coached by Laurie Stiles and Laura Houghton.

Camden Hills girls — Alivia Kerr, Charlotte Hood, Tess Jalbuena, Julie Benson, Eliana Cortese, Lillia Stone and Aiden Pike. The team is coached by Tim Gallagher.

Bucksport girls — Sara Bos, Abby Hanson, Abby Hunt, Madison Frazier, Tori Watkins, Ella Harsford, Jodi Leeman, Desiree Coombs, Lexie Leeman, Emilie Coombs, Lacey Scanlion, Faith Vincent and Emona Freeman. The team is coached by Don Allen.

Rockport boys — Caden Sawyer, Julian Blohm, Aidan Schecter, Jeremy Frasier, Obie Miller, Casey Messer, Ethan Carballo, Owen Markowitz, Sam Moody and Dylan Gordon. The team is coached by Marty Messer.

Gardiner boys — Luke Lawrence, Frank Albert, Ryan Banister, Taylor Tweedy, Ryan Morse, Anthony Sellars, Colby Vasoll, Braden Dorogi, Adam Mitchell, Gage Poor and Mason True. The team is coached by Charlie Lawrence.

Medomak "A" boys — Ethan Reed, Zach Cheesman, Zack Winpenny, Kallon Mortensen, Jake Bickmore, Aiden Starr, Brandon Starr, Parker Morrison, Zach Sincyr and Trevor Brown. The team is coached by Skip Starr.

Medomak "B" boys — Isaiah Staples, Owen Underhill, Anthony York, Max Moody, Dominic Athearn, Noah Ludwig, Isaac Hynd, Addison Mellor, Garrett Hutchins, Kyle Bird, Ryan Jarvis and Colby Brown. The team is coached by Micah Williamson.

Oceanside boys — Nate Coombs, Cam Kingsbury, Everett Allyn, Austin Pagano, Landdon Willis, Elliot Lucier, Finn Lynch, Zach Healey, Gavyn Tower and Sam Vose. The team is coached by Wes Drinkwater.

Boothbay boys — Grant Swope, Sullivan Rice, Kayden Ames, Gavin Doloff, Deakon Harrington, Ben Pearce, Kaeden Davis, Kaleb Ames, Lucas Hardwick and Patrick McKenney. The team is coached by Kevin Ames.

Messalonskee boys — Jude Lilly, Cody Goff, Colby Corson, Reece Gardner, Mitchel Violette, Joe Ardito, Rhys Bridges, Jake Hall and Alex Bussey. The team is coached by Ryan Lilly and Chad Corson.

Caribou boys — Ethan Holdsworth, Brevin Barnes, Carter Quist, Michael Brigman, Zack Madore, Jordan Duplessie, Riley Bouchard, Matt Smith and Sawyer Deprey. The team us coached by Ghent Holdsworth and Troy Barnes.

Mount View boys — Brennen Wade, Draedyn Furrow, Hunter Penney, Declan Knowlton, Jeremiah Ponder, Hannah Coolen, Caleb Brown and Travis Spaulding. The team is coached by Wally Furrow and Monica Furrow.

Lincoln Academy boys — Wyatt Banks, Colin Bradbury, Joel Pitcher, Jacob Craig, Will Farrell, Eben Lord, Gavin Pinkham, Maddox Tilas, Ben Sawyer, John Campbell, Garrett Day, Nick Prior, Myles Wotton, William Banks and Austin Pierpont. The team is coached by Dickie McKenney.

The following is a recap of girls contests involving local teams:

Girls

Lincoln Academy 30, St. George 26

At MMS March 25, the Eagles got a pair of late free throws and pulled away from the Dragons to net the girls title. Lincoln Academy led 20-11 at halftime.

Montgomery scored 15 points to lead St. George, while Morris added six; Freeman, three; and Cody, two.

York scored 13 points for Lincoln Academy, while Henry added eight; Waltz, five; and Tozier and Ober, two.

St. George was 2-of-14 (14 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy was 6-of-18 (33 percent).

Bucksport 41, Camden 10

At MMS March 25, Bucksport prevailed by 31 points over Camden. Bucksport led 19-6 at halftime.

Kerr scored six points for Camden, while Jalbuena and Stone each added two.

Frazier scored 16 points for Bucksport, while Vincent added 10; Harsford and Emilie Coombs, six; and Desiree Coombs, three.

Bucksport was 1-of-6 (17 percent) from the foul line, while Camden was 0-of-4.

St. George 45, Bucksport 24

At MMS March 25, the Dragons roared past the Golden Bucks. St. George led 24-9 at halftime.

Montgomery scored 11 points for St. George, while Leavitt added 10; Freeman, nine; Cody, eight; Cushman, three; and Morris and Kingsbury, two.

Frazier scored 11 points for Bucksport, while Emilie Coombs added four; Vincent, three; and Watkins, Harsford and Desiree Coombs, two.

St. George was 7-of-13 (54 percent) from the charity stripe, while Bucksport was 1-of-3 (33 percent).

Lincoln 58, Camden 6

At MMS March 24, Lincoln blanked Camden in the first half and surged to victory. Lincoln led 25-0 at halftime.

York scored 11 points for Lincoln, while Rose added 10; Tozier and Pierpont, six; Glendinning, five; Lafrenaye, Henry, Stiles, Waltz and Ober, four; and Hartley, two.

Jalbuena, Stone and Pike each scored two points for Camden.

Lincoln was 0-of-2 from the foul line, while Camden was 0-of-7.

St. George 27, Lincoln Academy 23

At MVHS March 25, St. George prevailed by four points over Lincoln Academy.

Montgomery scored 11 points for the Dragons, while Freeman added nine; Cushman, four; Leavitt, two; and Beal, one.

York scored nine points for Lincoln Academy, while Ober added eight and Henry six.

St. George was 9-of-17 (53 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy was 6-of-17 (35 percent).

Medomak 40, Bucksport 19

At MVHS March 25, Medomak eased past Bucksport en route to a 21-point win. Medomak led 20-11 at halftime.

Lash scored 15 points for the winners, while Ripley added nine; White, Nelson and Baughman, four; and Stewart and Williams, two.

Emilee Coombs scored five points for Bucksport, while Desiree Coombs added four; Frazier and Watkins, three; and Harsford and Vincent, two.

Medomak was 5-of-11 (45 percent) from the foul line, while Bucksport was 7-of-16 (44 percent).

Lincoln Academy 28, Medomak 23

At MVHS March 25, Lincoln Academy prevailed by a five-point margin. The squads were tied 10-10 at halftime.

Lash scored 12 points for Medomak, while White added four; Baughman, three; and LaFrance and Ripley, two.

Ober scored nine points for Lincoln, while Stiles added six; York, five; Waltz, four; and Henry and Tozier, two.

Medomak was 7-of-11 (63 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy was 9-of-15 (60 percent).

Medomak 24, St. George 21

At MVHS March 24, Medomak emerged with a three-point win over St. George. Medomak led 19-15 at halftime.

White scored seven points to pace Medomak, while Creamer added five; Lash, four; LaFrance, three; Ripley and Baughman, two; and Nelson, one.

Freeman scored 11 points for St. George, while Morris added three; Cody, Montgomery and Cushman, two; and Leavitt, one.

Medomak was 6-of-17 (35 percent) from the foul line, while St. George was 2-of-9 (22 percent).

Medomak 56, Camden 1

At MVHS March 24, Medomak held Camden without a field goal and prevailed by a convincing margin. Medomak led 28-0 at halftime.

Lash scored 13 points for Medomak, while White added 11; Nelson and Creamer, six; Williams and LaFrance, four; and Ripley, Stewart and Kunesh, two.

Jalbuena scored one point for Camden.

Camden was 1-of-5 (20 percent) from the foul line, while Medomak was 0-of-4.

Boys

Caribou 65, Gardiner 35

At MVHS March 25, Caribou held Gardiner to only eight second-half points and surged to the tournament title. Caribou led 28-27 at halftime.

Brigman and Madore scored 11 points each for Caribou, while Duplessie added eight; Deprey, seven; Holdsworth, Barnes and Smith, six; and Quist and Bouchard, five.

Mitchell scored 13 points for Gardiner, while Albert added seven; Lawrence and Vasoll, three; Tweedy, Morse, Sellars and Poor, two; and Dorogi, one.

Caribou was 2-of-9 (22 percent) from the foul line, while Gardiner was 3-of-9 (33 percent).

Medomak "B" 39, Messalonskee 34 (OT)

At MVHS March 25, Medomak outscored Messalonskee 9-4 in overtime and emerged with a victory. Messalonskee led 17-12 at halftime, while the squads were tied 30-30 at the end of regulation.

Hynd scored 14 points for Medomak, while York added seven; Moody, five; Ludwig, four; Underhill, three; and Staples, Hutchins and Brown, two.

Violette scored nine points for Messalonskee, while Ardito added eight; Lilly and Goff, four; and Gardner, Hall and Bussey, three.

Medomak was 4-of-10 (40 percent) from the foul line, while Messalonskee netted 3-of-10 (30 percent).

Caribou 51, Rockport 43

At MMS March 25, Caribou advanced to the finals with an eight-point victory. Caribou led 29-26 at halftime.

Messer scored 15 points for Rockport, while Frasier added 11; Gordon, nine; Markowitz, seven; and Carballo, one.

Brigman scored 13 points for Caribou, while Deprey added 11; Madore, nine; Holdsworth, seven; Bouchard, five; Duplessie, four; and Quist, two.

Rockport was 9-of-15 (60 percent) from the foul line and Caribou 8-of-16 (50 percent).

Caribou 42, Oceanside 28

At MMS March 25, Caribou prevailed by 14 points over Oceanside. Caribou led 22-16 at halftime.

Lucier and Vose scored seven points each for Oceanside, while Allyn and Healey added five and Coombs four.

Barnes scored 13 points for Caribou, while Brigman added nine; Madore, eight; Holdsworth, seven; Quist, three; and Smith, two.

Oceanside was 2-of-7 (29 percent) from the foul line, while Caribou was 8-of-15 (53 percent).

Medomak "A" 43, Oceanside 34

At MVHS March 25, Medomak netted a nine-point win over Oceanside. Medomak led 21-12 at halftime.

Brandon Starr scored 17 points for Medomak, while Brown added 13; Morrison, seven; and Sincyr, six.

Vose and Coombs scored nine points for Oceanside, while Healey added seven; Allyn, Pagano, Lucier and Lynch, two; and Tower, one.

Medomak was 9-of-23 (39 percent) from the foul line, while Oceanside was 12-of-19 (63 percent).

Rockport 63, Lincoln Academy 23

At MVHS March 25, Rockport had no trouble with Lincoln Academy and prevailed by a whopping 40 points. Rockport led 36-10 at halftime.

Frasier and Carballo each scored 13 points for Rockport, while Gordon added 10; Messer, nine; Miller, eight; Markowitz, seven; Blohm, two; and Sawyer, one.

Prior scored six points for Lincoln Academy, while Bradbury, Farrell and Pierpont each added four; Tilas, three; and Banks, two.

Rockport was 4-of-14 (29 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln Academy netted 5-of-14 (36 percent) attempts.

Mount View 56, Medomak "B" 34

At MVHS March 25, Mount View prevailed by 22 points over Medomak. Mount View led 25-17 at halftime.

Knowlton scored 21 points for Mount View, while Furrow added 11; Brown, 10; Spaulding, nine; Ponder, three; and Coolen, two.

York scored 15 points for Medomak, while Hynd added nine; Underhill and Moody, four; and Hutchins, two.

Mount View was 8-of-12 (67 percent) from the charity stripe, while Medomak ‘B’ was 8-of-14 (57 percent).

Mount View 45, Lincoln Academy 31

At MVHS March 25, Mount View earned a 14-point win over Lincoln Academy. The two squads were tied 20-20 at halftime.

Knowlton scored 14 points for Mount View, while Coolen added 11; Spaulding, 10; Furrow, seven; Brown, two; and Ponder, one.

Wotton scored 12 points for Lincoln Academy, while Banks added four; Bradbury, Craig, Pinkham, Tilas, Campbell, Prior and Pierpont, two; and Lord, one.

Mount View converted 11-of-27 foul shots, while Lincoln Academy made 3-of-5.

The Vikings were 8-of-15 (53 percent) from the foul line, while the Mariners were 2-of-7 (29 percent).

Gardiner 43, Mount View 35

At MMS March 25, Gardiner netted an eight-point win over Mount View. The Tigers led 23-22 at halftime.

Furrow scored 10 points for the Mustangs, while Brown added six; Spaulding, five; Knowlton, Ponder and Coolen, four; and Penney, two.

Moore scored 21 points for the Tigers, while Mitchell and Albert each added seven; Lawrence, three; and Sellars, Poor and True, two.

Gardiner was 7-of-14 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Mount View was 2-of-4 (50 percent).

Oceanside 34, Boothbay 33

At MMS March 24, Oceanside edged Boothbay by a single point. The two squads were tied 16-16 at halftime.

Vose scored nine points for Oceanside, while Tower added six; Healey and Lynch, five; Willis, four; Pagano and Lucier, two; and Coombs, one.

Davis scored 11 points for Boothbay, while Pearce added 10; Ames, eight; and Rice, four.

The Mariners were 7-of-12 (58 percent) from the foul line, while the Wildcats were 9-of-15 (60 percent).

Medomak "A" 58, Rockport 39

At MMS March 24, Medomak netted a 19-point win over Rockport. Medomak led 34-18 at halftime.

Brandon Starr scored 18 points for Medomak, while Morrison added 17; Brown, 11; and Cheesman, Starr and Sincyr, four.

Frasier scored 14 points for Medomak, while Carballo added seven; Miller, five; Messer and Gordon, four; and Markowitz, three.

Medomak was 10-of-18 (56 percent) from the foul line, while Rockport was 8-of-15 (53 percent).

Caribou 42, Medomak "A" 40

At MVHS March 24, Caribou edged out Medomak in a tightly-contested court case. Caribou held a narrow 19-18 lead at halftime.

Morrison scored 14 points for Medomak, while Brown added 11; Brandon Starr, eight; Aiden Starr, three; and Winpenny and Sincyr, two.

Deprey scored 13 points for Caribou, while Madore added seven; Bouchard, six; Holdsworth and Brigman, five; Barnes, three; Quist, two; and Smith, one.

Medomak was 9-of-19 (47 percent) from the foul line, while Caribou was 5-of-8 (62 percent).

Lincoln 39, Medomak "B" 38

At MVHS March 24, Lincoln edged out Medomak by a single point. Lincoln led 20-16 at halftime.

York scored 11 points for Medomak, while Hynd added nine; Brown and Staples, four; Underhill and Bird, three; and Mellor and Hutchins, two.

Prior and Wotton each scored nine points for Lincoln, while Pierpont added eight; Campbell, six; Banks, three; and Pitcher and Prior, two.

Medomak was 13-of-17 (76 percent) from the foul line, while Lincoln was 3-of-6 (50 percent).

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