It has been tough to beat the Oceanside High School basketball teams this season, a situation the Mariners again proved on Wednesday, Feb. 10 against Boothbay Region.
The Mariner girls traveled to Boothbay undefeated and returned to Rockland in the same fashion, as Oceanside connected on a school record 17 three-pointers in a 70-48 triumph over the Seahawks.
The Mariner boys also held court in Rockland, as the hosts collected a 69-52 win.
Video from the boys game will appear later with this story. See nearly 30 photos below.
The Oceanside girls improved to 7-0 on the pandemic-altered and -shortened campaign and boys 6-1.
The following is a recap of Wednesday’s contests:
Oceanside 70, Boothbay 48
At Boothbay Feb. 10, the Mariners were lights-out from beyond the arc — to the tune of a school record 17 three-pointers — and remained unbeaten. Oceanside led 23-8, 40-24 and 56-36 at the quarter breaks.
Audrey Mackie poured in 25 points to pace Oceanside, while Anna Kingsbury dropped in 15; Grace Woodman, 10; Ahlivia Morris, eight; Abby Waterman and Emily Sykes, five; and Karen Skarka, two.
Mackie canned seven treys in the victory, while Kingsbury added five; Morris and Woodman, two; and Sykes, one.
Waterman also finished with eight rebounds, four assists and four steals, while Sykes had five rebounds and three steals.
Glory Blethen led Boothbay with 32 points, while Jaelyn Crocker added six; Emilie Crocker and Kylie Brown, four; and Kathryn Hibbard, two.
The Mariners finished 1-of-2 (50 percent) from the charity stripe and Seahawks 7-of-9 (78 percent).
Oceanside 69, Boothbay 52
At Rockland Feb. 10, the Mariners sailed to their sixth win in seven tries, this time over the visiting Seahawks. Oceanside led 16-12, 28-22 and 50-37 at the quarter breaks.
Everett Allyn keyed Oceanside’s offense with 20 points, while Cam Kingsbury chipped in 15; Elliot Lucier, 14; Bodhi Ames, 12; Gavyn Tower, six; and Carter Galley, two.
Kingsbury added 11 rebounds and seven assists in the win, while Ames contributed a whopping 10 blocked shots; Allyn, eight rebounds, and Alex Bartlett, seven caroms.
Ben Pearce led Boothbay with a 21-point effort, while Sullivan Rice tallied 19; Sam Page, seven; Kaleb Ames and Matt Sullivan, two; and Griffin Kristan, one.
The Mariners netted 7-of-14 free throws (50 percent) and Seahawks 7-of-10 (70 percent).
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