Girls’ Roundup: Bucks salvage split


VINALHAVEN — Buckfield held off a furious fourth-quarter rally by the Vinalhaven girls’ basketball team Saturday to earn a 40-37 EWC victory and salvage a split of the teams’ weekend series on the island.

Naudia Wesley scored 12 points to lead the Bucks (2-4). Buckfield led 37-20 at the end of the third quarter before Vinalhaven (4-4) rallied with a 17-3 run.

Ashley Hamilton led the Vikings with 19 points. Ryann Warren chalked up 11.

Vinalhaven cruised to a 44-29 win Friday night. Hamilton had 20 points and Ellie Reidy turned in 10. Wesley topped the Bucks with 11.

Oxford Hills 56, Lawrence 37

PARIS — Oxford Hills held Lawrence to seven points in the first quarter and eight in the final period to prevail 56-37 in a KVAC girls’ basketball contest played on Friday night.

Abbie Eastman led the Vikings (6-2) with 13 points. Crystal West collected all 12 of her points on 3-pointers. Mikayla Morin combined nine points with a tenacious defensive effort.

Nia Irving scored 13 points for Lawrence (5-3). Dominique Lewis chipped in 10.

Cape Elizabeth 43, Poland 35

CAPE ELIZABETH —   Marlo Dell’Aquila tabulated 16 points to lead Cape Elizabeth to a 43-35 victory over Poland in girls’ basketball action Saturday.

The Capers (3-5) broke open a tie game in the second half with three pointers from Anna Goldstein, Kisa Tabery and Kate Miklavic.

The Knights (3-5) were led by Emily Bolduc, who had 15 points, and Michaella Arseanult with a double-double of 11 points and 16 rebounds.

Girls’ hockey

Leavitt-Edward Little 4, Winslow 0

WINSLOW —   Junior center Taylor Landry netted a pair of goals to lead Leavitt-Edward Little to a 4-0 victory over Winslow in girls’ ice hockey action Saturday.

Shelby Russell was solid on defense for the Red Hornets (9-2) and initiated much of the offense for Leavitt-Edward Little.

Goalie Jessica Cain prevented serious damage to the Black Raiders (2-7-2) with 29 saves, while goalie Tori Sanford turned away seven shots to earn the win in net for Leavitt-Edward Little.