It was a busy time on the hardwood for Midcoast high school basketball teams on Tuesday, Dec. 28 as many looked to nail down another win before the calendar year flips to 2022.

Oceanside did just that with victories over Winslow as did the Belfast and Islesboro boys with wins over Waterville and Sacopee Valley of Hiram.

Medomak Valley’s Autumn Ripley, right, and Alyssa Creamer. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

The Medomak Valley girls also defeated Maranacook of Readfield in a home game, while the Mount View boys and Islesboro girls lost to Leavitt of Turner and Sacopee Valley.

Three other games — Medomak Valley at Maranacook boys, Leavitt at Mount View girls and Waterville at Belfast girls — were postponed due to COVID-19 issues.

Oceanside’s Zeb Foster. Photo by Ken Waltz

The following is a recap of reported results:


Oceanside 60, Winslow 46

At Rockland Dec. 28, the Mariners held off the Black Raiders and emerged with a 14-point win. Oceanside led 16-13, 36-24 and 49-39 at the quarter breaks.

Carter Galley paced Oceanside with 13 points, while Austin Chilles tallied 12; Alex Bartlett, nine; Bodhi Ames and Alex Collins, seven; Ben Tripp, five; Cohen Galley, three; and Zeb Foster and Jack Elwell, two.

Ames also pulled down eight rebounds and Bartlett six, while Carter Galley had five assists and Bartlett and Chilles four. Cohen Galley also contributed two assists; Chilles, six rebounds; Hayden Jacques, three rebounds; Cohen Galley, three rebounds; Ames, two blocked shots; Bartlett, four assists; Tripp, three steals; and Collins, four caroms.

For Winlsow, Andrew Poulin led with 12 points, while Nick Girard, Lucas Boucher and Braden Rodrigue added nine and Antoine Akoa seven.

The opponents each made 5-of-11 (45 percent) from the foul line.

Belfast 42, Waterville 39

At Waterville Dec. 28, the Lions got a three-pointer at the buzzer from K.J. Payson as the visitors roared to victory. Waterville led 12-10 after the first quarter, while Belfast led 21-20 at halftime and 26-25 after three quarters.

Payson paced Belfast with 19 points, while Andrew Abelon added 11; Zepherin Leppanen, six; James Ritter, four; and Rico Washington, two.

Dustan Hunter scored 20 points for Waterville, while Nicholas Poulin added 10; Elias George Nawfel, seven; and Spencer Minihan, two.

The Lions were 5-of-6 (83 percent) from the foul line, while the Purple Panthers were 3-of-13 (23 percent).

Oceanside’s Ben Tripp (15). Photo by Ken Waltz

Islesboro 47, Sacopee Valley 42

At Islesboro Dec. 28, the Eagles soared a bit higher than the Hawks and netted a five-point win. Islesboro led 14-10 after the first quarter, while the squads were tied 20-20 at halftime. Islesboro took a 28-27 edge after three quarters.

Dylan Frank tossed in 29 points to lead the islanders, while Tobias Conover added six; Shamus Dove, five; Charlie Jagger, four; Sam Jagger, two; and Logan Burns, one.

Cayson Black netted 22 points for the Hawks, while Grady Cummings added seven; Grady Cummings, four; Jacob Earley, three; Ashton Day and Tyler Easter-Brooks, two; and Bryce Staley and Trystan Croteau, one.

The Eagles were 10-of-32 (31 percent) from the foul line, while the Hawks were 5-of-13 (38 percent).

Oceanside’s Austin Chilles, left, and Winslow’s Nick Girard. Photo by Ken Waltz

Leavitt 54, Mount View 53

At Turner Dec. 28, the Hornets stung the visiting Mustangs and swarmed to a one-point win. Mount View led 16-13 after the first quarter, while Leavitt took a 28-22 lead at halftime. Mount View retook a 41-39 edge after three quarters.

Noah Hurd paced Mount View with 18 points, while Tyler Russell added 15; Wyatt Evensen, 11; Declan Knowlton, five; and Isaac Ellis, four.

For Leavitt, with first names unavailable, Hathaway scored 18 points, while Coburn added 12; Redstone, eight; Jordan and Mayes, seven; and Giroux, two.

The Hornets were 6-of-13 (46 percent) from the foul line, while the Mustangs were 1-of-3 (33 percent).

Medomak Valley’s Kytana Williamson, front, and Maranacook’s Ella Schmidt. Photo by Holy Vanorse Spicer


Oceanside 76, Winslow 40

At Winslow Dec. 28, the Mariners kept their unbeaten streak intact with a lopsided win over the Black Raiders. Oceanside held a 30-12 halftime edge.

Bailey Breen poured in a game-high 27 points to key the Mariners, while Abby Waterman added 15; Anna Kingsbury, 12; Audrey Mackie, 10; Sierra Hanson, four; and Aubri Hoose and Emily Sykes, three.

Waterman also pulled down a whopping 18 rebounds in the win, while Breen added nine rebounds; Mackie, seven assists and five steals; and Kingsbury, six assists.

Mikayla Rioux scored 16 points to pace the Black Raiders, while Harley Pomerleau added 10; Leah Knight, six; and Sage Clukey and Mia Fitzpatrick, three.

Oceanside, which has won 19 straight games the past two seasons, was 4-of-8 (50 percent) from the charity stripe, while Winslow was 3-of-3 (100 percent).

Medomak Valley’s Baylee Stewart. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Medomak Valley 45, Maranacook 31

At Waldoboro Dec. 28, the Panthers bested the Black Bears in an afternoon matinee. Medomak Valley led 13-9, 26-18 37-27 at the quarter breaks.

The Panthers were paced by Alyssa Creamer (14 points, 4 blocked shots), Addison McCormick (12 points), Kytana Williamson (5 points), Autumn Ripley (4 points, 3 steals), Katherine McKenney (4 points), Sara Nelson (3 points, 5 assists, 3 steals), Madilyn Simmons (2 points) and Baylee Stewart (point).

For the Black Bears, Allie LaBelle scored nine points, while Natalie Mohlar added seven; Ella Schmidt, six; Grace Dwyer, five; and Stella Pattershall and Kaleigh Kubicki, two.

Medomak Valley was 3-of-7 (43 percent) from the foul line, while Maranacook was 7-of-19 (37 percent).

Sacopee Valley 63, Islesboro 11

At Islesboro Dec. 28, the Hawks held the Eagles to two field goals and soared to a lopsided win. Sacopee Valley led 17-0, 36-9 and 49-9 at the quarter breaks.

Alma Bewsher scored six points for the islanders and Anna Zlotkowski five. Brooke Landry keyed Sacopee Valley with 20 points.

The Eagles were 2-of-10 (20 percent) from the foul line and Hawks 7-of-20 (35 percent).

Medomak Valley’s Katherine McKenney, middle, and Maranacook’s Natalie Mohlar, left, and Devyn Eliasen. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

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