Oceanside girls stifle Brewer in Class A matchup

The Oceanside Mariners varsity girls basketball team finished off the night with a sweep of the visiting Witches of Brewer with a solid 57-44 win.

Oceanside's Jillian Brooks takes a foul shot during Wednesday's game at home against Brewer. Oceanside won the game 57-44. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Brewer came out strong hitting their shots and playing good defense to take a 17-14 first quarter lead. Oceanside settled down and outscored the Witches 17-9 in the second quarter to take a 31-26 halftime lead. That lead grew substantially in the third quarter when Oceanside again outscored the opponent 16-5 to take a dominating 47-31 lead into the final stanza where they cruised to the win.

Scoring for the Mariners was, Hope Butler with 12 points; Gabby Simmons and Alexis Mazurek 10 each; Elise Laslavic eight; Jillian Brooks and Raechel Joyce six each; Hannah Moholland four; and Chole Jones one.

Brewer starting five is ready to go. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Oceanside was 11-of-21 (52 percent) from the charity stripe and they had six 3-point baskets, Three from Butler, and one each from Moholland, Brooks, and Joyce.

For Brewer, Courtney Pearson had 11 points; Julie Bulliard 10; Rebecca Gideon nine; Emily Lord and Cassidy Smith five each; and Ellie Horr and Mandy Cuskelly two each.

Brewer was 12-of-19 (63 percent) from the foul line and they knocked down four 3-pointers, two from Pearson and one each from Smith and Bulliard.

Oceanside's Alexis Mazurek drives to the basket for a layup. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Oceanside goes to 4-2 with the win while Brewer falls to 2-4.

Oceanside will travel to Messalonskee next for a Jan. 6, game at 7 p.m. while Brewer will host Messalonskee Jan. 2 with a 1:30 tip off.

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Oceanside's Gabby Simmons takes off at the top of the key for the basket. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Oceanside's Raechel Joyce clears out a rebound past Brewer's Emily Lord. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Brewer's Ellie Horr brings the ball up and looks over the floor. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)


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