Girls’ basketball: Gray-NG holds off Falmouth, 55-48

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FALMOUTH — Gray-New Gloucester overcame a weak showing in the third quarter and pulled away to secure a 55-48 win over Falmouth in WMC girls’ basketball action Tuesday.

Haylee Cote led the Patriots (6-2) with 23 points, including four shots from beyond the arc.

Maria Valente chipped in 13 points in what was essentially a two-player attack.

Falmouth (4-5) was paced by Anna Hickey with 19 points, their only player to reach double figures.

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Rangeley 66, GPC 18

SACO — After jumping out to a six-point advantage in the first frame, Rangeley showed no mercy and raced away to a 66-18 win over Greater Portland Christian on Tuesday.

Seve Deery-DeRaps led the undefeated Lakers (6-0) with 15 points, while freshman sensation Blayke Morin chipped in with 14.

Abby Abbott also contributed with 11 points, while Taylor Esty added 10.

Clarissa Jones led Greater Portland Christian (5-1) in its first loss of the season with 10 points.

Poland 58, Yarmouth 35

YARMOUTH — Lindsay Theriault led a trio of players in double figures Tuesday as Poland hustled to a 58-35 rout over Yarmouth in a WMC girls’ tilt. Lindsay Theriault led the Knights (4-5) with 14 points, while Brittina Maheux and Michaella Arsenault each added 11.

The struggling Clippers (0-9) were paced by Grace O’Donnell with a solid 12-point effort, while Lane Simsarian chipped in with 11.

EL 55, Mt. Blue 30

FARMINGTON — Kory Norcross led a balanaced attack for Edward Little with 10 points, Emily Jacques added nine and Ashlee Arnold hit for eight more as the Red Eddies rolled to a 55-30 win over Mt. Blue in KVAC basketball action Tuesday.

The Red Eddies (7-2) hit six 3-pointers on the night and used a 20-point second quarter to pull away from the Eagles.

Miranda Nicely led the homestanding Cougars with 10 points in the loss.

Camden Hills 60, Leavitt 30

CAMDEN — Camden Hills pounced all over their opponent early, jumping out to a 20-point lead in the first quarter and racing away to a 60-30 win over Leavitt in girls’ basketball Tuesday.

Jordan Knowlton led the Windjammers (5-4) with 13 points, while Rachel Pease chipped in with 12.

In the absence of an injured Courtney Anderson, the Hornets (8-1) were led by Jenna Cote with 15 points, their only player in double figures.

Messalonskee 56, Lewiston 45

OAKLAND — Kassaundra scored 22 points and Emily York knocked down three 3-pointers and scored 11 points as Messalonskee drifted away with a 56-45 victory over Lewiston in a girls’ basketball game Tuesday.

Messalonskee (5-4) built a 24-16 lead at halftime before the Blue Devils (3-6) erupted for 23 points in the third quarter.

For Lewiston, Brie Wilson scored the team-high 17 points.

Skowhegan 44, Oxford Hills 42

SKOWHEGAN — Skowhegan built a slim four-point lead in the first quarter and hung on to post a narrow 44-42 win over Oxford Hills in girls’ basketball Tuesday.

Cheyenne Malloy led the Indians (5-4) with 14 points, while Morgan Buker chipped in with 11.

The Vikings (6-3) were paced by Mikayla Morin with a solid 10-point performance.

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