January 9, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Plummer scores 1,000th point

Kennebec Journal Staff

RICHMOND -- Jamie Plummer wasted little time making history Tuesday night for the Richmond girls basketball team.

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MILESTONE: Richmond High School’s Jamie Plummer makes a basket for her 1,000th career point in a game against Buckfield High School on Tuesday in Richmond. The Bobcats won 48-9.

Staff photo by Andy Molloy

Needing nine points to break 1,000 for her career, Plummer reached the milestone with an inside basket with 39 seconds left in the first quarter of a 48-9 victory over Buckfield.

"It's a pretty incredible thing," Richmond coach Molly Bishop said. "We've known it was going to happen. It wasn't until (Tuesday) morning that I was anxious by it. She's a great kid, a great face for Richmond basketball."

Officials stopped the game and Plummer was presented a game ball in a short on-court ceremony.

Plummer finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds and seven steals. Noell Acord had two points and five assists, including one to Plummer on the historic basket, for the Bobcats (6-2).

In an emotional twist to the night, Plummer's younger sister, freshman Julie Plummer, scored her first varsity basket.

Buckfield dropped to 2-6.

Maranacook 55, MCI 28: Christine Miller scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Black Bears to the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B win in Readfield.

Catherine Sanborn added 10 points for Maranacook (4-5) while Liz D'Angelo chipped in nine.

MCI (0-9) was led by Katie Hughes and Ashley Alton with seven apiece.

Messalonskee 56, Lewiston 45: After falling behind by eight points at halftime, the Blue Devils rallied to get within three after three quarters before falling in the fourth quarter.

Kassi Michaud scored a game-high 23 points for Messalonskee (5-4). Kelsey Mayo had 12 points and 12 rebounds while Mikayla Turner chipped in with three points, eight rebounds and five steals.

Lewiston (3-6) was led by Brie Wilson with 17 points.

Nokomis 46, Gardiner 40: Anna Mackenzie scored 11 points while Kylie Richards and Traci Carson each scored 10 to lift the visiting Warriors to the KVAC B win.

Nokomis improves to 9-0.

Gardiner (5-3) was led by Ally Day with 13 points and 14 rebounds. Kylee Granholm and Taylor Banister each scored eight.

Brewer 63, Erskine 51: Lindsey Houp scored 15 points and Maddy Bailey added 14 to lead the host Witches (5-4) to the KVAC A win.

Erskine (0-9) was led by Bridget Humphrey with 18 points and Alyssa Gatley with 17 points. Mallory Chamberlain added 10 to also score in double figures.

Boys basketball

Nokomis 63, Gardiner 56: Spencer Hartsgrove scored a game-high 28 points and Andrew Cartwright added 13 to lead the Warriors in Newport. Devan Haas scored seven points for Nokomis (5-4).

Tyler Jamison scored a team-high 15 points and Seth McFarland added 14 to lead the Tigers (3-5).

Lewiston 64, Messalonskee 58: Josh Thomas scored 20 points, including six 3-pointers, as the host Blue Devils rallied to the KVAC A win.

Steven Patrie added 16 points for Lewiston (5-4).

Jordan Holmes led Messalonskee (4-5) with 14 points while Aaron Gagne added 11.

MCI 57, Maranacook 50: Kael McCarthy scored 23 points to lead the Huskies to the KVAC B win in Pittsfield. Mitchell Hallee added 16 points for MCI (3-6).

Taylor Wilbur scored a game-high 26 points for Maranacook (3-6) while Caleb Jackson chipped in with nine.

Brewer 65, Erskine 42: Logan Rogerson and Jeff Weeks each scored 13 points to lead the Witches to the KVAC A win in South China.

Brendan Newcomb chipped in with 12 points and Ian Burgess added 11 for Brewer (4-5) as well.

Caleb McGuire scored 10 points and Devin Duncan added seven to lead the Eagles (1-8).

Oak Hill 51, Monmouth 42: Parker Asselin scored 24 points, half on free throws, to lead the visiting Raiders to the KVAC B win.

Derek Gamage added nine points for Oak Hill (5-4).

Drew McFarren led Monmouth (4-4) with 11 points.

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