November 21, 2018
BANGOR DAILY NEWS (BANGOR, MAINE

Houlton’s press, O’Connell key

HOULTON – The Shiretowners’ full-court press in the fourth quarter and their 6-for-7 effort at the foul line helped them pull away from Madawaska and win 61-48 Saturday in high school basketball action.

Junior forward Jay O’Connell hit four 3-pointers on the way to 16 points, five rebounds, and five assists to pace Houlton. Lucas McGary had 14 points, 10 boards, and three steals, and Frank Distefano had 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Rusty Nadeau scored 20 points and Derrick Cooper added 15 for the Owls.

Madawaska (6-3) 48

Nadeau 8-2-20, Cooper 7-1-15, Garcia, Dufour 2-1-5, Pennington 4-0-8, Cyr, Marshall Houlton (6-2) 61

J. O’Connell 4-4-16, McGary 5-4-14, Distefano 5-3-13, Jones 1-3-5, Frenette 1-0-2, Cummings, Wu, Cottle 1-3-6, Hipsley 2-1-5, L. O’Connell, Donahue

3-pt. goals: Nadeau 2; O’Connell 4 Madawaska 13 26 40 48 Houlton 12 28 43 61

JV: Houlton 53-46

Hyde 69, Narraguagus 66

At Harrington, a dominating performance by Charus Moore, 14 points in the fourth quarter, 35 total, paced Hyde over Narraguagus.

Patrick Gioia added 12 points for the Phoenix of Bath.

Jason Snyder netted 28 points while Josh Nelson poured in 13 to lead Narraguagus.

Hyde (3-1) 69

Mena 1-0-2, Sanner 3-0-6, Flint 1-1-3, Gioia 4-1-12, Moore 14-7-35, Farivar 0-3-3, Jadotte 4-0-8, Covington Narraguagus (3-5) 66

Snider 12-3-28, Bernier 2-0-4, Shaw 4-2-10, Nelson 4-1-13, Alley 1-0-2, Kneeland 1-0-3, Digioia 3-0-6, Frasier, Caler, Ross

3-pt. goals: Gioia 3; Nelson 2, Kneeland Hyde 20 32 46 69 Narraguagus 11 25 46 66

Hodgdon 84, Limestone 37

At Hodgdon, David Melchilore scored 16 points for the Hodgdon Hawks.

Jeremy Kervin added 14 points and 7 rebounds, while Adam Bell and Tyler Putnam scored 10 apiece. Putnam dished out six assists.

David King led the way for the Limestone Eagles scoring 14 points.

Limestone (3-5) 37

McFerson 2-0-6, D. King 4-4-14, Verdechia 2-1-5, Hydewick 2-0-4, Luna 1-0-2, Stackhouse 1-0-2, Bradley 1-2-4, N. King, Patten, Patterson Hodgdon (6-2) 84

Day 0-2-2, Stuart 1-1-3, Blanchette 0-3-3, Putnam 5-0-10, M. Wallace 3-0-6, D. Wallace 1-0-3, Little 2-0-5, Melchilore 7-2-16, Bell 5-0-10, Bither 3-0-6, Kervin 7-0-14, London 1-0-2, Carter 2-0-4

3-pt. goals: McFerson 2, D. King 2; D. Wallace, Little Limestone 6 13 21 37 Hodgdon 25 42 66 84

Cent. Aroostook 117, Ashland 47

At Mars Hill, Central Aroostook had five players score in double-digits to carry the Panthers past Ashland. Shane Bradstreet tallied 28 points along with 10 steals and 10 assists.

Lance Bradstreet added 16 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, while Craig Durost hit four 3-point shots for 18 points. Justin Woodworth netted 19 points for the Panthers.

Rustin Lovewell and Randall Perry scored 10 points each for Ashland.

Ashland 47

Oakes 5-0-10, Marecaux 2-0-5, Hitchcock 2-0-4, Lovewell 5-0-10, Perry 5-0-10, Durell 2-1-5, LeBlanc 0-1-1, D. Ham 1-0-2, Dwyer, Junkins, E. Ham Central Aroostook 117

Mullen 4-3-12, S. Bradstreet 12-4-28, Durost 6-2-18, L. Bradstreet 6-4-16, Clark 0-2-2, Brewer 2-0-5, Collins 1-0-3, D. Codrey 1-2-4, Simonson 1-2-4, Woodworth 8-0-19, J. Codrey, Otis

3-pt. goals: Marecaux; Durost 4, Woodworth 3, Mullen, Brewer, Collins Ashland 11 25 36 47 Ce. Aroostook 27 61 84 117

JV: Central Aroostook 47-32

Mattanawcook 55, Woodland 49

At Woodland, Mattanawcook’s balanced offense outlasted Woodland a night after each team had played.

Matt McLellan and Zac Reed each scored 13 for the Lynx of Lincoln.

Bobby Ferry led Woodland with 16 points.

Mattanawcook (7-1) 55

McLellan 4-5-13, Reed 5-2-13, Thibodeau 1-5-8, Wilkes 2-4-8, Wotton 3-1-7, Jordan 1-0-3, Shorey 0-1-1, Birtz 1-0-2, Hainer Woodland (7-3) 49

Ferry 5-3-10, Kesel 4-0-8, Knowles 3-1-7, Lord 1-5-7, Morrison 1-2-4, Gillespy 0-3-3, MacAlpine 2-0-4, Alviar

3-pt. goals: Reed, Thibodeau; Ferry Mattanawcook 9 20 31 55 Woodland 20 27 37 49

JV: Mattanwcook 80-57

Calais 57, Fort Kent 42

At Calais, James Frost paced the Calais Blue Devils scoring 16 points.

Steve McGinley and Joe Footer netted 12 and 11 points, respectively, while each pulled down 11 rebounds.

J.R. Boucher led the way for Fort Kent with 16 points.

Fort Kent 42

Boucher 6-4-16, Bard 0-1-1, Lovely 0-1-1, Waken 1-1-3, Dumond 2-1-5, Levesque 3-0-6, Caron 1-0-2, Lamarr 2-0-4, Thibodeau 0-1-1, Ouellette 1-0-2, Theriault, Parks Calais 57

Adams 1-2-4, Dow 3-2-9, McGinley 6-0-12, Frost 5-5-16, Footer 5-1-11, LaPoint 1-0-2, Macdonald 0-3-3, Johnson, Leavitt, Morrell, Littlefield, MacMannis

3-pt. goals: Dow, Frost Fort Kent 10 20 28 42 Calais 18 29 45 57

Caribou 62, Brewer 59

At Caribou, the Witches came from 10 points back to tie the game at 58 before James Sam and Josh Cyr each connected on a pair of free throws to secure the win for the Vikings.

Sam led Caribou with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Ryan Corrigan had 14 points and Joel Griffeth tossed in 10 for Caribou.

Christian Dearborn topped Brewer with 16 points while Lucas Violette had 14 and Frank Rapp added 10 points.

Brewer (2-3) 59

Violette 4-4-14, Killip 4-1-9, Snell 1-0-3, Rapp 2-6-10, Dearborn 4-6-16, Vickery 1-0-3, Archer 1-1-3, Bicknell, Everett, Leighton, Work Caribou (2-2) 62

J. Cyr 2-2-7, Corrigan 6-1-14, Griffeth 2-6-10, B. Cyr 1-0-2, Sam 7-620, Blanchette 2-4-8, Giles 0-1-0, Noyes, Hoffman

3-pt. goals: Dearborn 2, Violette 2, Snell, Vickery Brewer 17 27 41 59 Caribou 13 29 51 62

JV: Brewer 49-32

John Bapst 65, Presque Isle 48

At the Bangor Auditorium, Justin Kirkpatrick netted a game-high 23 points and dished out seven assists in the Crusader’s victory.

Tim Mathien added 15 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, while Ned Payne hit four 3-point goals for 12.

Scott Griffin scored 15 points for the Presque Isle Wildcats.

Presque Isle (1-4) 48

Griffin 7-1-15, Casavant 4-0-9, Czosnek 3-1-9, McKenna 2-0-4, Graves 1-1-3, Palm 1-0-3, Yaeger 1-1-3, Saucier 1-0-2, Robertson, Boyles, Bard, Tompkins, Fortin John Bapst (2-4) 65

Kirkpatrick 5-11-23, Mathien 7-1-15, Payne 4-0-12, Owen 3-0-6, Day 2-0-5, Baldus 1-0-2, Lyon 0-1-1, Gray 0-1-1, N. Snyder, Russell, Sawyer

3-pt. goals: Czosnek 2, Palm, Casavant; Payne 4, Kirkpatrick 2, Day Presque Isle 14 27 31 48 John Bapst 27 38 52 65

JV: John Bapst 65-41

Sumner 80, Washington Acad. 72

At East Sullivan, Sumner jumped out to a 19-point halftime lead and held on to knock off the previously unbeaten Raiders.

Royce Blackwood had 28 points for the Tigers while Mike Hardy scored 19 points and Josh Sargent chipped in with 10.

Nate Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds for Washington Academy of East Machias. Bobby Richardson tossed in 14 points.

Washington Academy (5-1) 72

Smith 1-0-3, Jer. Look 1-3-5, Jef. Look 3-2-8, Davis 8-12-28, Reynolds 4-0-8, Richardson 5-2-14, Emery 1-0-2, Martin 2-0-4 Sumner (6-2) 80

Br. Duke 3-2-8, Blackwood 10-4-28, Polk 1-0-2, Sargent 5-0-10, Stanley 2-3-7, Hardy 6-7-19, Arnett, Pinkham 2-0-4, Bi. Duke 1-0-2

3-pt. goals: Richardson 2, Smith; Blackwood 4 Washington Academy 14 29 46 72 Sumner 22 48 65 80

JV: Sumner 68-58

Elan 48, HCA 41

At Bangor, Elan used a balanced attack to top Highview Christian Academy at Eastern Maine Technical College in Bangor.

Jordan Diez and Craig Weaver each scored 12 to lead Elan.

Brandon Philbrick scored 24 points to lead Highview Christian, while David Bryson added 12.

Elan (6-0) 48

Diez 5-1-12, Hannon 4-0-8, Harris 4-2-10, Weaver 5-2-12, Dorsa 2-0-4, Garland 1-0-2, Finn, Balton, Bobb Highview Christian Academy (2-5) 41

Bryson 5-2-12, Langlais 3-0-6, B. Philbrick 7-9-24, D. Philbrick, Lovell, Kneeland, Kennison, Waite

3-pt. goals: B. Philbrick Elan 12 24 32 48 HCA 10 23 33 41

Ellsworth 55, Hermon 52

At Ellsworth, Benney Starbuck hit a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left and stole the ball with seven seconds left to seal the win for Ellsworth.

Starbuck scored 17 for the Eagles, while Derek Awalt scored 20 to pace Ellsworth and John Morse added 10.

Chris Gray scored a game-high 24 points for Hermon. Ryan Garland netted 17 for the Hawks.

Gray 11-2-24, Garland 7-1-17, Pelton 2-0-4, Robinson 1-1-3, Schacht 1-0-2, Goodspeed 0-2-2, Shaw, Ouellette Ellsworth (3-5) 55

Awalt 7-2-20, Starbuck 5-3-17, Morse 5-0-10, Whitney 1-0-2, Dewitt 1-0-2, Richards 2-0-4, Manjuck, Beal

3-pt. goals: Gray 2, Garland 2; Awalt 4, Starbuck 4 Hermon 16 31 43 52 Ellsworth 19 27 41 55

Islesboro 54, Eastgate Chr. 44

At Islesboro, Elek Miller grabbed 16 boards and dished out five assists while scoring 12 points in the Eagles’ victory Saturday.

Freshman Rory Diffin added 12 points and nine rebounds, while Ryan Grindle scored 11 and Andrew Leach netted 10 pulling down 11 rebounds.

Mike Veilleux scored a game-high 15 points, while Ben McKay added 13.

Eastgate Chr. (4-4) 44

Veilleux 7-1-15, Allen 2-0-6, B. McKay 6-1-13, Holbrook 2-0-4, J. McKay 2-1-6, Lobozzo, Bernard Islesboro (5-1) 54

Bolduc 4-0-9, Miller 6-0-12, Grindle 5-0-11, Diffin 5-2-12, Leach 5-0-10, Frank, Gallant

3-pt. goals: Allen 2, J. McKay; Bolduc, Grindle Eastgate Chr. 7 18 29 44 Islesboro 16 28 42 54


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