Feb. 9, 2019: The undefeated Boothbay girls captured the 2019 MVC Basketball Championship with a 52-31 victory over Oak Hill at Lewiston High School.
Oak Hill held an 11-9 lead after the first period with Sadie Waterman leading the way with a three pointer and a basket. Glory Blethen scored 7 of Boothbay’s 9 points in the period.
Boothbay rallied with a 17-7 2nd quarter to take a 26-18 halftime lead. Glory scored 8 and Faith Blethen scored 6 for the Seahawks.
Boothbay widend the gap in the 3rd quarter, outscoring the Raiders 15-4. Maddy Faulkingham led the Seahawks with 5 points in the quarter.
Faith Blethen scored 9 of the Seahawks points in the final frame as Boothbay outscored Oakhill 11-9 to win the championship.
Faith led all scorers with 21 points while Glory added 19. Oak Hill was led by Abby Nadeau with 9 points and Sadie Waterman with 7.
Boothbay won 39-30 over Oak Hill in their only regular season meeting on January 16th.
Boothbay is 18-0 and seeded #1 in Southern Maine Class C.
Oak Hill is 16-2 and will enter the Southern Maine Class B playoffs as the #2 seed.
Feb 9, 2019: The Winthrop Ramblers defeated the Mountain Valley Falcons 77-59 to capture the 2019 MVC Basketball Championship at Lewiston High School on Saturday, February 9th. Winthrop jumped out to a 19-13 lead in the initial stanza with senior standout Cam Wood leading the way with 10 points. Falcon senior Keegan Davis scored 9 points in the quarter to keep Mountain Valley within striking distance.
In the second period, Mountain Valley's Jacob Blanchard converted Winthrop turnovers into 6 points and teammate Wil Sorensen added 2 treys to lead the Falcons. Winthrop's Cam Hacher added two 3 pointers to keep the Falcons at bay and a 36-29 Rambler halftime lead.
Winthrop came out strong in the second half, ourtscoring Mountain Valley 22-15 to extend their lead to 58-42 despite Davis' 9 points in the quarter.
Winthrop outscored Mountain Valley 19-15 in the final frame to emerge as champions. Cam Wood led the Ramblers with 20 points and was supported on offense by Ryan Baird with 12, Jared McLaughlin with 12 and Sam figueroa with 11 points. The Falcons Davis led all scorers with 27 points. Cam Godbois scored 8 points and Jacob Blanchard and Will Sorensen each scored 6 for Mountain Valley.
Winthrop, who finished in the regular season at 17-1, enters the Maine Principal's Association tournament as the #1 seed in Southern Maine Class C. Mountain Valley completed the regular season with a 16-2 record and is rated #1 in South B.