One bad quarter gives Skowhegan the win over Oceanside in Augusta - UPDATED

AUGUSTA – The No 10 Oceanside girls traveled to the Augusta Civic Center for a Class A North quarterfinal against No. 2 Skowhegan where they fell 50-41.

Oceanside senior Alexis Mazurek focuses on this free throw for a basket. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

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Oceanside came out strong and took a 28-20 lead into the locker room at the half. However, different teams emerged from both locker rooms as Skowhegan outscored Oceanside 21-6 to take a 41-34 lead into the fourth quarter where they were able to hold off the Windjammer for the win.

In the first half the shots were falling for the Mariners, but in the second half, they did not score as many points in the two quarters combined as they did in either quarter in the first half. Gabby Simmons, who had 16 points in her last game had nine in the first half and was held scoreless in the second. Jillian Brooks had a basket in the first and none the rest of the game.

Scoring for Skowhegan was Annie Cooke and Mariah Dunbar with 13 points each; Alyssa Everett nine; Emma Duffy eight; Sydney Reed five; and Lindsey Warren two.

The Indians were 10-of-19 (53 percent) from the charity stripe and they had six 3-pointers, three from Dunbar, two from Duffy and one from Reed.

For Oceanside, Hope Butler had a team-high 11 points; Alexis Mazurek 10; Gabby Simmons nine; Sara Dorr seven; and Kassidy Robinson and Jillian Brooks two each.

The Mariners were 8-of-13 (62 percent) from the foul line and they had one 3-pointer from Butler.

The Mariners finish the season at 8-12 and they have four seniors leaving, Mazurek, Brooks, Elise Laslavic and Haley Montgomery.

Other members of the Oceanside squad are Hannah Moholland, Molly Gould, Kalli Grover, Raechel Joyce, and Chloe Jones. The head coach is Samantha Bragg, assistant coaches Ashley Geel and Gab Duke. The manager is Morgan Williams.

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