Strong second half leads JV Panthers to win over Jammers'

The Camden Hills girls basketball teams hosted Medomak Valley Thursday night in Rockport opening with an exciting matchup of the junior varsity squads where Medomak came from behind to capture a nailbiter 53-52.

Camden Hills Mya Wiley drives to the hoop past Medomak Valley's Paige Powell. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Camden Hills took a 14-6 first quarter lead and held a 30-21 halftime advantage. At the end of three-quarters, it was still the Windjammers in the lead with a 43-37 score. The young Panthers fought back outscoring the Windjammers 16-9 to capture the victory.

Scoring for Camden Hills was Mya Wiley with a game-high 14 points; Nicole Brown 13; Chloe Simmons eight; Francis Ostensen and Kesha Lane five each; Chelsea Fields three; and Ayla Curit and Maggie Maxwell two each. The Windjammers were 15-of-26 (58 percent) from the foul line.

For Medomak Valley, Talia Willis had 10 points; Elizabeth Flanagan eight; Mackenzie Bickmore and Kayla Donlin seven; Cheyenne Nash six; Paige Powell five; Madison Beal and Hattie Watmough four each; and Natalie Shields two.  The Panthers were 8-of-17 (47 percent) from the floor.

Medomak Valley's Kayla Donlin plays some tough defense on Camden Hills Nicole Brown. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Camden Hills Ayla Curit gets set or a shot. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Medomak Valley's Talia Willis takes the ball baseline past Camden Hills Ayla Curit. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Medomak Valley's Cheyenne Nash puts full-court pressure on the Windjammers late in the game. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Camden Hills Chole Simmons and Medomak Valley's Mackenzie Bickmore battle for the ball. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)


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