They were busy days on the hardwood for area high school basketball teams on Tuesday, Jan. 4 — and early morning on Wednesday, Jan. 5 — as squads hoped to start the calendar year with wins.

Medomak Valley of Waldoboro collected wins over Belfast, as did Mount View of Thorndike over Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield.

Medomak Valley’s Trevor Brown. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

The Vinalhaven boys also grabbed a pair of wins over Pine Tree Academy of Freeport on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, while the Viking girls were dealt a pair of losses to the Breakers.

Additionally, Searsport split road games against Bangor Christian, while the Islesboro boys netted a road victory over Deer Isle-Stonington.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys

Vinalhaven 37, Pine Tree Academy 34

At Vinalhaven Jan. 5, the islanders held off a late Breaker rally and netted a three-point win. PTA led 10-9 after the first quarter, while Vinalhaven led 19-12 at halftime and 31-17 after three quarters.

Lincoln Dennison scored 11 points for Vinalhaven, while Robbie Swears added 10; Joe Lazaro, nine; Tanner Lazaro, four; and Colby Beverage, three.

Ben Ndamuleunda netted 11 points for PTA, while Alden Thacker added eight; Silas Yeaton, six; David Knowles, five; and Mason Littell and Roumene Jelev, two.

The islanders were 6-of-14 (43 percent) from the foul line, while the Breakers did not attempt a free throw.

Belfast’s Rico Washington. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Medomak Valley 77, Belfast 45

At Waldoboro Jan. 4, the Panthers outscored the Lions in the four stanzas and emerged with a lopsided win. Medomak Valley led 20-16, 41-27 and 59-38 at the quarter breaks.

Trevor Brown netted 23 points to pace the Panthers, while Patrick McKenney added 21; Jake Bickmore, 15; Gabe Lash, four; Garret Hutchins and Jacob Craig, three; and Kory Donlin, Finn Parmley, Vishal Mellor and Tucker Holgerson, two. Morrison added six rebounds, McKenney and Brown five assists and Parmley three steals.

Belfast’s K.J. Payson. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Keegan McGowan keyed the Lions with 16 points, while K.J. Payson added 13; James Ritter, eight; Andrew Abelon, six; and Westley Dyer, two.

Medomak Valley was 12-of-18 (67 percent) from the foul line, while Belfast was 6-of-9 (67 percent).

Bangor Christian 47, Searsport 45

At Bangor Jan. 4, the Patriots defended their home court with a two-point win. Searsport led 10-5 after the first quarter, while Bangor Christian led 17-16 at halftime and 30-23 after three quarters.

Josh Wright and Cole Ellis netted 10 points for the Vikings, while Hunter Treat added six; Sean Paige and Chase Brassbridge, five; Gage Ellis, three; and Sam Cahill, Eli Law and Tim Smith, two.

For Bangor Christian, Jalen Reed scored 20 points, while Conrad Straubel added 12; Jason Libby, eight; Colton White, three; and Isaiah Jackson and Adam Graski, two.

Searsport was 8-of-11 (72 percent) from the foul line, while Bangor Christian was 8-of-22 (36 percent).

Mount View 65, Maine Central Institute 35

At Pittsfield Jan. 4, the Mustangs galloped past the host Huskies. Mount View led 16-14, 31-25 and 54-31 at the quarter breaks.

Five scorers broke double-figures for the ‘Stangs as Noah Hurd pumped in 20 points, while Wyatt Evensen added 12 and Draedyn Furrow, Declan Knowlton and Tyler Russell 11.

Max Bottenfield scored 18 points for the Huskies, while Kaythean Martinez added 10; Carter Bubar, five; and Chian Guzeltas, two.

Mount View was 5-of-11 (45 percent) from the charity stripe, while MCI did not attempt a free throw.

Islesboro 38, Deer Isle-Stonington 26

At Deer Isle Jan. 4, the Eagles soared past the Mariners. Islesboro led 14-0, 20-10 and 28-16 at the quarter breaks.

Dylan Frank tossed in 17 points for the islanders, while Sam Jagger and Alex Watson added six; Charlie Jagger and Logan Burns, three; Robert Conover, two; and Max Dubois, one.

John McManus scored 12 points for Deer Isle-Stonington, while Chris Schahan added seven; Isaiah Hatch, five; and Craig Chase, two.

The Eagles were 7-of-13 (54 percent) from the foul line, while the Mariners were 1-of-5 (20 percent).

Vinalhaven 37, Pine Tree Academy 31

At Vinalhaven Jan. 4, the islanders netted a six-point win over the Breakers. Vinalhaven led 12-11, 21-13 and 29-24 at the quarter breaks.

Robbie Swears scored 11 points for Vinalhaven, while Kyle Grant added eight; Lincoln Dennison and Joe Lazaro, six; and Tanner Lazaro and Sam Wentworth, two.

Ben Ndamuleunda scored 16 points for PTA, while Silas Yeaton added 11 and David Knowles and Alden Thacker two.

Girls

Pine Tree Academy 39, Vinalhaven 36

At Vinalhaven Jan. 5, the Breakers did just enough to hold off the host islanders. Pine Tree Academy led 11-9, 20-14 and 31-21 at the quarter breaks.

Kailyn Hufsey scored 14 points for the islanders, while Lydia Wentworth added eight; Maddie Miller, six; Adele Wadsworth, five; and Myra Mills, three.

Paige Tyson tossed in a game-high 28 points for the Breakers, while Anna Marden and Eliana Tardiff added four; Abby Stearman, two; and Ishell Maitland, one.

Vinalhaven was 3-of-7 (43 percent) from the foul line, while Pine Tree Academy was 3-of-8 (37 percent).

Medomak Valley 48, Belfast 14

At Belfast Jan. 4, the Panthers held the Lions scoreless through the first quarter and rode that momentum to a convincing road win. Medomak Valley led 18-0, 28-6 and 41-8 at the quarter breaks.

Maya Cannon paced the Panthers with 13 points, while Alyssa Creamer added 12; Addison McCormick, 10; Autumn Ripley, four; Chelsea Sykes, Kytana Williamson, Sara Nelson and Madilyn Simmons, two; and Baylee Stewart, one.

Halle Tripp led Belfast with six points, while Danica Gray, Kara Richards, Trista Bailey and Adria Barrows added two.

Medomak Valley was 8-of-14 (57 percent) from the foul line, while Belfast was 0-of-2.

Searsport 35, Bangor Christian 25

At Bangor Jan. 4, the Vikings got their first win of the season with a triumph over the Patriots. Searsport led 8-4, 18-13 and 28-18 at the quarter breaks.

Ellie Cahill and Kyla Perkins scored eight points for the winners, while Julianna Sprague added seven; Emily Mello, six; Lily Nadeau, four; and Laura Warman, two.

Grace Lewis scored 10 points for Bangor Christian, while Hope Nesbitt added six; Abigail Brown, three; and Katherine Benjamin and Isabelle Rounds, two.

The Vikings were 1-of-4 (25 percent) from the foul line, while the Patriots were 2-of-7 (29 percent).

Pine Tree Academy 37, Vinalhaven 27

At Vinalhaven Jan. 4, the Breakers netted a 10-point win over the islanders. PTA led 10-6, 18-10 and 26-17 at the quarter breaks.

Maddie Miller scored 11 points for Vinalhaven, while Adele Wadsworth added six; Kailyn Hufsey and Lydia Wentworth, four; and Myra Mills, two.

Paige Tyson keyed PTA with 26 points, while Eliana Tardiff added seven and Anna Parden four.

The islanders were 7-of-14 (50 percent) from the foul line, while the Breakers were 7-of-16 (44 percent).

Mount View 43, Maine Central Institute 35

At Thorndike Jan. 4, the Mustangs galloped past the visiting Huskies. Mount View led 8-4 after the first quarter, while MCI led 16-12 at halftime. The hosts then retook a 26-18 lead after three quarters.

Kricket Thompson led the ‘Stangs with 14 points, while Hannah Coolen added 12; Ari Bradeen and Savannah Lorenz, six; Kayleigh Dunton, three; and Syd Vogel, two.

Hannah Robinson scored 12 points for the Huskies, while Skyla Dean and Ella Bernier added seven; Danielle Dow, six; Natalie Sites, two; and Trinity Leavitt, one.

Mount View was 15-of-19 (79 percent) from the charity stripe, while MCI was 10-of-15 (67 percent).

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