|Oceanside's Zach Healey, center, is surrounded by Maranacook players after rebounding the ball. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
In the home opener, the two teams battled back and forth throughout the game with the Black Bears taking home the 71-65 win behind a strong fourth quarter.
Maranacook held the lead after each quarter, 21-13, 31-30 at the half, and 51-49 heading into the final stanza where they outscored the Mariners 20-16 to capture the win. Oceanside had three shots to tie the game in the last minute but was unable to convert.
Aiden Munro led the Mariners with 13 points; Zach Healey 12; Landdon Willis and Sam Miller nine each; Gavyn Tower seven; Drew Daggett six; Sam Vose four; Austin Pagano three; and Finnegan Lynch two. Oceanside was 10-of-23 from the foul line.
For Maranacook, Timmy Worster had a game-high 27 points; Wyatt Lambert 18; Isaian Barden 11; Joey Dupont 10; and Joe Albert five. The Black Bears were 10-of-16 from the foul line.
The Mariners will take the floor again tomorrow night, Thursday, Jan. 25 when they host Mount View of Thorndike with a game at 3:30 p.m.
Maranacook - 21-10-20-20=71
|Oceanside's Aiden Munro get's some air as he goes up for the layup. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
|Oceanside's Drew Daggett, (15), uses his 6'7" frame to put up a shot over the Maranacook defenders. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
|Maranacook's Joe Albert, left, blocks the shot from Oceanside's Sam Vose. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
|Oceanside's Landdon Willis, right, gets pushed from behind as he goes up for the layup. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|