Boys’ roundup: Mt. Blue grabs first win

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FARMINGTON — Kindle Bonsall recorded a team-high 16 points as Mt. Blue scraped by with a 46-45 first victory of the season in overtime over Skowhegan in boys’ basketball action Friday.

The Cougars (1-11) trailed 22-18 at the half. Drew Parsons struck for three field goals, including a 3-pointer, for 10 points and the difference in the game for Mt. Blue.

Poirier had a game-high 17 points for the Indians (1-11), while Holland added 11 points for Skowhegan.

Yarmouth 54, Gray-New Gloucester 38

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GRAY — Junior guard David Murphy and Senior forward Christian Henry drained 13 points each as Yarmouth cruised to a 54-38 victory over Gray-New Gloucester in WMC boys’ basketball action Friday.

The Clippers (6-6) jumped out to a 20-5 lead in the first quarter.

Junior forward Will Shafer led the Patriots (2-9) with nine points on one field goal from three-point range and six free throws.

Hebron 81, Hyde 76

HEBRON — Hebron Academy slipped away with an 81-76 victory over stubborn Hyde School in a boys’ basketball game Friday.

Hebron jumped out to an early lead, but Hyde came back and kept it a close game close. Hebron made a final run toward the end of the game to create some distance.

Hebron was led by Shaq Cezont-Holmes with 30 points and four steals.

Chad Manchulenko continued his strong play with 22 points and eight rebounds. Ian King had 15 points, six steals and six assists. Jeff Turcotte (8 points), Brett Harkins (4) and Ray Rawls (2 rounded out the scoring for the Lumberjacks.

Edward Little 74, Mt. Ararat 57

TOPSHAM — Sean Ford threw in the team-high 20 points and Lew Jensen added 12 as Edward Little overpowered Mt. Ararat with a 74-57 win in a boys’ basketball game Friday night.

The Red Eddies (11-1) took command early, building a 35-15 lead at halftime.

Ian Mileikis scored 10 points and Quin Leary and Nate Alexander added 11 each for EL.

The Red Eddies used long-range artillery to get their point across, knocking down 10 3-pointers for the evening. Jensen threw in four of them, Alexander punched up three and Ford was good for two.

For the Eagles (5-7), Shyheim Ulrickson piled up the game-high 22 points and was followed by teammate Tyler Roberts who scored 12.

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