|Hermon's Clark Pelletier sets for a foul shot during the opening game Saturday in Hermon. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
The other teams in the tournament were George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill and Nokomis of Newport.
Hermon took a 15-11 first-quarter lead and a 31-17 half time advantage. However, Oceanside came out strong in the second half and outscored Hermon in the third and fourth quarters13-10 and 14-11 before falling 52-44.
|Hermon's Isaac Varney, right, drives past Oceanside's Elliot Lucier. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
Leading Hermon to the win wasJaeden Henderson with 10 points; Trey Brown nine; Isaac Varney Eight; Wyatt Gogan and Eli Reed five each; Xavier Jelks, Clark Pelletier, and Zach Tubbs four each; Isaac Parent two; and Jacob Davis one.
The Hawks were 10-of-19, (53 percent), from the foul line and they nailed five 3-pointers, three from Brown and one each from Pelletier and Reed.
For Oceanside, they were led offensively by Everett Spear with nine points; Nate Coombs and Drew Daggett eight each; Cameron Kingsbury seven; Elliot Lucier and Landdon Willis three each; and Hayden Jaques, Aiden Munro, and Gavyn Tower two each.
The Mariners were 2-of-5, (40 percent), from the foul line. They had two 3-pointers, one each from Kingsbury and Willis.
|Oceanside's Drew Daggett, right goes up strong with the ball in front of Hermon's Ethan Hallett. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|
|Oceanside's Cameron Kingsbury makes a hard pass up court. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)|