The Busline League middle school large school division basketball playoffs chugged along at full force in recent days and, now, the eight teams for the championship games have pulled into the train station.

Single-elimination postseason games continued through the week and culminate with “Championship Saturday” on Jan. 27 at Camden-Rockport Middle School, with a slate of games on-deck at 10 a.m. (eighth-grade boys), noon (eighth-grade girls), 2 p.m. (seventh-grade boys) and 4 p.m. (seventh-grade girls).

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The league's large school division is comprised of Medomak of Waldoboro, Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston, Camden-Rockport, Troy Howard of Belfast, Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta and Boothbay.

The eighth-grade boys title game will feature No. 1 Medomak (11-0) against No. 2 Camden-Rockport (7-4), while the eighth-grade girls championship clash will include No. 1 Medomak (11-0) against No. 2 Boothbay (9-2).

The seventh-grade boys championship game will feature No. 2 Oceanside (10-1) against No. 1 Troy Howard (11-0), while the seventh-grade girls title tilt will have No. 1 Oceanside (11-0) against No. 2 Camden-Rockport (8-3).

Coaches can report results to Courier Publications/VillageSoup by emailing game information or by sending photos, taken by a smartphone, of the home and away books, to Results also can be reported by calling 594-4401, extension 116.

The final large school division regular-season standings included:

Seventh-grade boys — Troy Howard 10-0, Oceanside 9-1, Medomak 6-4, Great Salt Bay 3-7, Boothbay 3-7 and Camden-Rockport 0-10. Troy Howard and Oceanside receive first-round byes.

Eighth-grade boys — Medomak 10-0, Camden-Rockport 6-4, Oceanside 5-5, Great Salt Bay 5-5, Troy Howard 4-6 and Boothbay 0-10. Medomak and Camden-Rockport receive first-round byes.

Seventh-grade girls — Oceanside 10-0, Camden-Rockport 7-3, Medomak 6-4, Great Salt Bay 2-8 and Troy Howard 1-9. Oceanside, Camden-Rockport and Medomak receive first-round byes.

Eighth-grade girls — Medomak 10-0, Boothbay 8-2, Great Salt Bay 5-5, Oceanside 4-6, Camden-Rockport 3-7 and Troy Howard 0-10. Medomak and Boothbay receive first-round byes.

The large school playoff results included:

Seventh-grade boys — No. 3 Medomak beat No. 6 Camden-Rockport 72-26 and No. 5 Boothbay beat No. 4 Great Salt Bay (score unavailable).

In the semifinals, No. 2 Oceanside bested No. 3 Medomak 58-48, while No. 1 Troy Howard beat No. 5 Boothbay (score unavailable).

Eighth-grade boys —No. 3 Oceanside beat No. 6 Boothbay 42-34 and No. 5 Troy Howard beat No. 4 Great Salt Bay 42-35.

In the semifinals, No. 2 Camden-Rockport edged No. 3 Oceanside 37-33 and No. 1 Medomak beat No. 5 Troy Howard 52-24.

Seventh-grade girls — No. 5 Troy Howard beat No. 4 Great Salt Bay 41-31.

In the semifinals, No. 1 Oceanside beat No. 5 Troy Howard (score unavailable) and No. 2 Camden-Rockport beat No. 3 Medomak 36-20.

Eighth-grade girls —No. 3 Great Salt Bay beat No. 6 Troy Howard (score unavailable) and No. 5 Camden-Rockport beat No. 4 Oceanside 41-20.

In the semifinals, No. 2 Boothbay beat No. 3 Great Salt Bay (score unavailable) and No. 1 Medomak beat No. 5 Camden-Rockport 42-14.

The following is a recap of reported playoff contests:

Boys basketball

No. 1 Medomak 8th 52, No. 5 Troy Howard 24

At Waldoboro Jan. 25, the Riverhawks soared past the Lions and onto the title game. Medomak led 14-4, 31-8 and 41-20 at the quarter breaks.

Trevor Brown poured in 23 points for Medomak, while Jake Bickmore added 13; Tyler Leonard, four; Connor Daigle, three; Noah Ludwig and Gavin Anderson, two; and Colby Brown, one.

Jacoby Grotton scored 10 points for Troy Howard, while Rico Washington added five; Jonah Lovejoy, four; Hunter Maresh and Keegan McGowen, two; and Zepherin Leppanen, one.

The Riverhawks were 3-of-10 (30 percent) from the foul line, while the Lions were 2-of-8 (25 percent).

No. 2 Camden-Rockport 8th 37, No. 3 Oceanside 33

At Camden Jan. 25, the Schooners edged the Mariners to nab a berth in the championship game. Oceanside led 13-12 after the first quarter, while Camden-Rockport led 23-21 at halftime and 27-26 after three quarters.

Ryan Clifford scored 16 points for the Schooners, while Caleb Sabanty added seven; Willy Doehla, six; Adrian Pierce, five; and Aiden O’Connell, three.

Mike Sawyer scored 12 points for the Mariners, while Hunter Norton added five; Bodhi Ames, four; and Noah Ross, Jacob Carroll and Cody Carballo, two.

Camden-Rockport was 2-of-5 (40 percent) from the foul line, while Oceanside was 3-of-6 (50 percent).

No. 2 Oceanside 7th 58, No. 3 Medomak 48

At Thomaston Jan. 25, the Mariners punched a ticket to the Busline League title game. Medomak led 16-14 after the first quarter, while the two squads were tied 28-28 at halftime. Oceanside then took a 37-36 lead after three quarters.

Isaiah Meklin scored 21 points to pace the hosts, while Hayden Jacques added 12; Alex Collins, 11; Alex Bartlett, 10; and Jason Leclerc, four.

Kevin Sincyr scored 16 points for Medomak, while Jaiden Starr added 11; Wil Cheesman, nine; Blake Morrison, five; Finn Parmley, four; and Matthew Holbrook, three.

The Riverhawks were 1-of-10 (10 percent) from the foul line, while the Mariners were 17-of-22 (77 percent).

No. 3 Oceanside 8th 42, No. 6 Boothbay 34

At Thomaston Jan. 24, the Mariners sailed past the visiting Wildcats. Oceanside led 6-2, 19-14 and 31-21 at the quarter breaks.

Mike Sawyer tossed in 16 points for Oceanside, while Hunter Norton and Bodhi Ames added seven; Austin Chilles, six; Jacob Carroll, three; and Noah Ross and Connor Calderwood, two.

Grante Swope scored 16 points for Boothbay, while Nase Lawless added five; Matt Sullivan and Lucas Hardwick, four; Moses Allen, three; and Henry Currier, two.

The Mariners were 10-of-27 (37 percent) from the foul line, while the Wildcats were 10-of-25 (40 percent).

No. 3 Medomak 7th 72, No. 6 Camden-Rockport 26

At Waldoboro Jan. 23, the Riverhawks soared out of the gate and past the Schooners to advance to the next round. Medomak led 18-6, 35-11 and 51-21 at the quarter breaks.

Blake Morrison scored 14 points to lead the ‘Hawks, while Hayden Staples added eight; Will Cheesman, Jaiden Starr and Finn Parmley, six; Matthew Holbrook, five; Kevin Sincyr, Tucker Holgerson, Ivan Murphy, Isaac Simmons and Gaitlyn Bedenik, four; and Noah Lawrence, Wyatt Simmons and Connor Light, two.

The Schooners were paced by 16 points from Lucas Moody, while William Smith added four; McCauslin Lavoie, three; and Owen Berez, Wilson Fedarko and Jacob Murray, one.

Medomak finished 8-of-16 (50 percent) from the foul line, while Camden-Rockport was 7-of-18 (39 percent).

No. 5 Troy Howard 42, No. 4 Great Salt Bay 35

At Damariscotta Jan. 24, the Lions prowled past the Cougars and onto the next round of the platyoffs. Troy Howard led 10-6, 20-15 and 29-25 at the quarter breaks.

Jacoby Grotton scored nine points for Troy Howard, while Rico Washington and Zepherin Leppanen added eight; Miles Cannon, seven; and Jonah Lovejoy and Elias Howard, five.

Gavin Doloff scored 14 points for Great Salt Bay, while Nick Prior added nine; Cameron Bragg, five; Will Farrell, Garrett Day and Cedar Cannon, two; and Brandon Stone, one.

The Lions were 15-of-35 (43 percent) from the foul line, while the Cougars were 6-of-16 (37 percent).

Girls basketball

No. 1 Oceanside 7th 53, No. 5 Troy Howard 21

At Thomaston Jan. 25, Oceanside slowly, but surely, pulled away from the visitors Lions en route to a comfortable win. The Mariners led 15-6, 29-10 and 40-18.

Keying the hosts were Abby Waterman with 15 points; Audrey Mackie, 10; Emily Sykes, six; Searra Hansen and Bella Stasulis, five; Riley Waterman and Abby Hersey, four; and Alydia Hatch and Grace Van Buskirk, two.

For Troy Howard, Halle Tripp netted six points; Brynne Sawyer and Madison Goodwin, four; Jackie Batty, three; and Natalie Hamlin and Julia Littlefield, two.

No. 1 Medomak 8th 42, No. 5 Camden-Rockport 14

At Waldoboro Jan. 25, the Riverhawks came out clicking on all cylinders and bested the Schooners to advance to the title game. Medomak led 24-5 at halftime and 33-10 after three quarters.

Zaniah Puchalski and Autumn Ripley each scored 10 points for Medomak, while Julia Kunesh added eight; Alyssa Creamer, six; and Khyllie Cochran and Grace White, four.

Alivia Kurr, Olivia Ogier and Aiden Pike each scored four points for Camden-Rockport, while Tess Jalbuena-Cook and Lauren Schenk added one.

No. 2 Camden-Rockport 7th 36, No. 3 Medomak 20

At Camden Jan. 25, the Schooners held the Riverhawks to one first-half field goal and rode that momentum to clinch a berth in the Busline League finals. Camden-Rockport led 7-2, 15-2 and 26-8 at the quarter breaks.

Gabby Genthner netted 10 points for Camden-Rockport, while Ella Graffam added nine; Molly Hixon, eight; Molly Shook and Hannah Christie, four; and Lauren Howland, one.

Anna Underhill, Addison McCormick and Quinn Overlock each scored four points for Medomak, while Chelsea Sykes, Rachel Readinger, Madilyn Simmons and Trishelle Ames two.

The Schooners were 2-of-7 (29 percent) from the foul line, while the Riverhawks were 0-of-5.

No. 5 Camden-Rockport 8th 41, No. 4 Oceanside 20

At Thomaston Jan. 24, the Schooners pulled the mild upset and shoved off to the semifinal round. Oceanside led 8-6 after the first quarter, while Camden-Rockport led 13-12 at halftime and 29-15 after three quarters.

Alivia Kurr netted 10 points for the winners, while Lauren Schenk netted nine; Tess Jalbuena-Cook, six; Olivia Ogier, four; and Julia Benson, Aiden Pike, Hollie Hutcheson and Lillia Stone, two.

Syd Gamage led Oceanside with 12 points, while Maria Protheroe, Emily Knutson, Anna Campbell and Kelsey Campbell added two.

Camden-Rockport was 6-of-20 (30 percent) from the foul line, while Oceanside was 4-of-12 (33 percent).

No. 5 Troy Howard 7th 41, No. 4 Great Salt Bay 31

At Damariscotta Jan. 22, the Lions roared past the Cougars en route to a 10-point win.

Madison Goodwin led the Lions with 10 points, while Jackie Batty added nine; Audra Faulkingham, seven; Natalie Hamlin, six; Halle Tripp, five; and Jillian Hashey, four.

Katherine Mckenney netted 19 points for the Cougars, while Maya Cannon added seven; Marly Storer, three; and Mya Bessey, two.

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