Lisbon’s Ring Ring (24) dribbles up the court as Wiscasset’s Brett Osmond trails behind during the first half of Friday’s MVC boys high school basketball game. Lisbon won, 90-14. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

LISBON — While playing in both the Mountain Valley Conference and competing in the postseason in Class B South, the Lisbon boys high school basketball team sees plenty of competition.

Friday’s game wasn’t quite at the level the ’Hounds have been playing against all year, but none-the-less, it was a conference foe that the

Wiscasset’s Noah Haggett (54) drives to the basket as Lisbon’s Owen Fish defends. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

team still needed to focus on and stay sharp against.

The Greyhounds held a 21-3 advantage after one quarter of play and never looked back, taking care of business at home before the holiday break with a 90-14 victory over visiting Wiscasset.

Senior guard DJ Douglass led all scorers with 20 points, followed by Ring Ring’s 11 and Seth Leeman’s 10. Douglass had seven assists and seven rebounds. Leeman grabbed 10 boards.

Lisbon’s Corey Wiers grabs the ball in front of Wiscasset’s Gavin Loupe during the first half of Friday’s MVC boys high school basketball game in Lisbon. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

“It’s important to go into a vacation week when you’re not playing many games on a good note,” Lisbon coach Jake Gentle said. “The tough part about breaks is it can get you out of rhythm. We have practice Monday and luckily get to go to the Expo on the 26th to play Westbrook. We know we still have a few things to work on both as players and as a coach, we just try to get better every day.”


The Greyhounds next play a regular season game Dec. 30 at home against Telstar at 6:30 p.m.

Lisbon jumped out early, taking advantage of five Wiscasset turnovers and getting a pair of steals from Corey Wiers and five offensive boards from Leeman in the opening frame.

It was more of the same in the second quarter, as Douglass added three more assists, while knocking down a trey, and adding nine more points. Nick Ferrence chipped in with six points as eight different players entered the scoring column in the second quarter alone.

“We are a really unselfish team. I like the way we move the ball and we have a lot of good shooters,” Douglass said. “I like the way we play, nobody is like ‘give me the ball and get out of the way.’ We like to pass the ball and distribute our scoring.”

Gentle agreed.

“Our guys try to play as well as they can as team and will look to try to find the open guy,” said the coach. “We’re trying to work a little more on inside/out play, getting the ball in, and when they drop down we kick out, get some ball movement.”


And again, it was all about staying sharp heading into the school break and continuing to work on getting better.

Lisbon’s D,J. Douglass (20) drives to the hoop as teammate Hunter Davis (5) looks on. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

“We want to keep sharp, so tonight was kind of like a controlled scrimmage/practice,” Douglass said. “We will play some ball next week and be ready.”

Following Douglass, Ring and Leeman, Wiers and Hunter Davis each scored nine, while Charlie Doyle and Owen Smith registered eight points apiece, and Mason Booker added seven.

For Wiscasset, it’s all about continuing to improve with each game and working on putting four quarters together.

“We’re continuing to improve throughout the season and each game,” Wiscasset senior Matt Eckert said. “One of the things we’ve been working on is our intensity. When we play with intensity, it brings everything together. We’re looking to play four quarters consistently.”

Wiscasset, which hosts Dirigo this upcoming Friday at 5 p.m. was led by Noah Haggett’s seven points., followed by Eckert’s five and Dillon Leeman’s two.

Lisbon 90, Wiscasset 14
At Lisbon
Wiscassett — 3 4 7 0 — 14
Lisbon — 21 26 24 19 — 90
Wiscasset — Dillon Leeman 1-0-2, Brett Osmond 0-0-0, Matt Eckert 2-0-5, Gavin Loupe 0-0-0, Aidan Foley 0-0-0, Cory Ricker 0-0-0, Kyle Ricker 0-0-0, Johnny Spies 0-0-0, Kasey Mills 0-0-0, Noah Haggett 2-2-7. Totals — 5-2-14.
Lisbon — Corey Wiers 4-0-9, Hunter McCausland 0-0-0, Hunter Davis 4-1-9, Seth Leeman 5-0-10, Nick Ferrence 3-0-6, Cameron Gilman 0-0-0, Charlie Doyle 4-0-8, DJ Douglass 9-0-20, Neil LaRochelle 1-0-2, Mason Booker 3-1-7, Ring Ring 5-1-11, Owen Fish 0-0-0, Owen Smith 4-0-8. Totals — 42-3-90.
3-point baskets — (W) Eckhert, Haggert, (L) Wiers, Douglass 2.
Records — Lisbon 3-2, Wiscasset 0-6.
Up next for the Wolverines — This upcoming Friday at home against Dirigo, 5 p.m.
Up next for the Greyhounds — Dec. 30 at home against Telstar, 6:30 p.m.



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