Girls’ roundup: Monmouth shakes off Winthrop


WINTHROP — Monmouth used an 18-12 third-quarter run to pull away from a determined Winthrop and notched a 46-33 win in MVC girls’ basketball action Thursday.

Veteran Kylie Kemp led the Mustangs (8-3) with 16 points, while Melissa Brassard tallied 11 and Sierra Spencer added eight.

The Ramblers (1-10) were paced by Cat Ouellette with a solid 16-point performance, while Shuana Carlson contributed with eight.

Gray-NG 79, NYA 21

GRAY — After sprinting out to a 22-point advantage in the first quarter, Gray-New Gloucester raced away to a 79-21 rout over North Yarmouth Academy in WMC girls’ basketball action Thursday.

Mariah Valente and Stephanie Greaton came up big for the Patriots (8-2) with 18 points apiece, while Julia Martel chipped in with 10. Chloe Leishman led the Clippers (2-7) with 13 points, their only player to reach double figures.


Boothbay 47, Oak Hill 37

BOOTHBAY — Boothbay saved the best for last, using a 15-6 run in the final frame to post a 47-37 victory over Oak Hill in a KVAC matchup Thursday.

Morgan Crocker led the Seahawks (10-2) with 17 points, while Sarah Caron tallied nine and Allison Crocker added six.

The Raiders (6-6) were paced by Grace Sabine with a solid nine-point effort, while Sadie Goulet chipped in with six.

Madison 42, Mt. Abram 33

MADISON — Samantha Bruce scored the game-high 14 points and Madison’s defense closed down Mt. Abram in the second half as the Bulldogs (10-2) shook off the Roadrunners (5-7) with a 42-33 victory in a girls’ basketball game Thursday.

The Bulldogs took 22-19 lead at halftime before they held the Roadrunners to single-digit scoring in the second half.

Mikayla Luce and Miranda Smith each scored 12 points for Mt. Abram.

Hall-Dale 49, St. Dom’s 33

AUBURN — Natasha Brown and Nicole Pelletier each threw in nine points as Hall-Dale dismissed St. Dom’s with a 49-33 victory in a girls’ basketball game Thursday night. The Bulldogs (5-6) held their ground in the first half, building a 20-17 lead. Hall-Dale’s defense held the Saints (6-5) to single-digit scoring in the second half. Allison Crockett scored six points and pulled down 14 rebounds for Hall-Dale and Brown had four steals.

For St. Dom’s, Kelly Pomerleau had no problems finding the open net when she scored the game-high 20 points.

Nokomis 71, Leavitt 50

NEWPORT — Taylor Shaw threw in the game-high 23 points as Nokomis (10-1) overpowered Leavitt (10-2) with a 71-50 victory in a girls’ basketball game Thursday.

Nokomis erupted with 25 points in the second quarter as it built a 46-18 lead at halftime. The Hornets made a run at Nokomis in the fourth quarter when they scored 23 points, but it wasn’t enough. For Leavitt, Jenna Cote scored 19 points and knocked down five 3-pointers, and Meagan Dow had 10.


St. Dom’s 8, Mt. Ararat 0

BRUNSWICK — Kayla McLellan netted four goals Thursday to lead St. Dom’s to a 8-0 win over Mt. Ararat in a girls’ ice hockey matchup.

Tia Rotolico chipped in for the Saints (5-8) with two goals and two assists, while Jessica Boulet and Kelly McLellan also tallied to complete the scoring. Taylor Fillebrown made 18 saves to notch the shutout. Allison Nolan turned aside 13 shots between the posts for Mt. Ararat (0-13).

Lewiston 6, Cheverus 0

PORTLAND — Forward Erica Lemieux turned in a hat trick in the first period and goalie Brianna Lajoie didn’t let a puck get by her as Lewiston shut out Cheverus, 6-0, in a girls’ hockey game at Portland Ice Arena on Thursday night.

The Blue Devils (12-3-0) scored four quick goals thanks to Lemieux and teammate Corinne Laberge in the first period. Lemieux’s third goal came on a power play, with Mikaela Brown and Natalie Rousseau picking up assists on the goal.

Rousseau scored in the second period and Sam Cote topped off the Blue Devils’ victory when she scored on Rousseau and Lemieux assists in the third period.