Girls’ roundup: Mustangs stop Roadrunners


SALEM — Sierra Spencer knocked down four 3-pointers, three alone in the third quarter, Monmouth Academy (11-3) shook off Mt. Abram, 57-33, in a girls’ basketball game Friday.

Melissa Brassard hit one 3-pointer, while the Roadrunners (6-8) Tori Beane hit two from beyound the arc in a closely contested game.

Mt. Blue 68, Hampden 30

FARMINGTON — Miranda Nicely and Makenzie Conlogue each scored 15 points, and Amy Hilton added 12 as Mt. Blue overwhelmed Hampden, 68-30, in a girls’ basketball game Friday.

Erika Mehan led Hamden Academy with 10 points. There were five 3-pointers in the game, with Hilton sinking two and one each coming from Gabby Foy, Miranda Nicely and Alexandria Winchester.

Leavitt 69, Medomak 48

TURNER — Jenna Cote dropped in the game-high 25 points and teammate Kristen Anderson returned from an ankle injury and scored 22 points as Leavitt (11-2) bounced Medomak, 69-48, in a girls’ basketball game Friday night.

Medomak’s Hannah Marks and Hannah Heald contributed 12 each for the 4-9 visitors.

Boothbay 48, Dirigo 43

BOOTHBAY — Morgan Crocker led three players in double digits with 13 points as Boothbay used a 16-3 run in the third quarter to vault ahead of Dirigo, overcoming the Cougars, 48-43, in a key MVC showdown Friday.

Alexandra Clarke and Abby McLellan added 12 and 11 points respectively for the Seahawks (13-2) in the victory.

Jessica Conant led the charge for Dirigo (11-3) with 18 points in the loss.

Rangeley 51, Vinalhaven 22

RANGELEY — Taylor Esty scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Rangeley overwhelmed Vinalhaven with a 51-22 victory in a girls’ basketball game Friday.

The Lakers (11-1) took a 20-7 lead at halftime and held the Vikings (4-9) to single-digit scoring for three quarters. Rangeley’s Blayke Morin scored eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

For Vinalhaven, Ashley Hamilton scored the team-high nine points.

EL 78, Brunswick 33

AUBURN — Kory Norcross and Ashlee Arnold each scored 16 points as Edward Little overpowered Brunswick, 78-33, in a girls’ basketball game Friday.

Norcross and Arnold each knocked down a pair of 3-pointers for the Red Eddies (11-3). Teammate Kate Sawyer scored 11 points and also threw in a three 3-pointers, and Emily Jacques added 10.

EL dominated the game from the start, building a 29-2 lead after just the first quarter. By halftime, the Red Eddies led, 44-15.

For Brunswick (2-12), Lyse Henshaw scored 10 points.

Spruce Mountain 51, Winthrop 18

WINTHROP — Emily Keene scored a game-high 14 points as Spruce Mountain rolled over Winthrop 51-18 in girls’ basketball action Friday.

The Phoenix started slow, but picked up the tempo in the second stanza. Nicole Hamblin added 10 points, seven steals and four assists for Spruce Mountain.

The Ramblers (1-13) were led by Shauna Carlson, who had six points.

Greely 44, Gray-NG 41

GRAY — Senior center Jaci Storey hit eight of her 15 points in the third quarter to spark Greely in a 44-41 overtime victory in WMC girls’ basketball action Friday.

The Patriots (10-3) led 19-14 at the half. Senior guard Michele Dehetre pitched in with a team-leading 10 points for Gray-New Gloucester.

The Rangers (11-2) were able to reverse fortunes in the third quarter with a 17-11 run. Ashley Storey contributed 10 points for Greely.

Lisbon 66, Telstar 34

BETHEL — Senior forward Denise Thomas paced the Greyhounds with a game-high 27 points as Lisbon beat Telstar 66-34 in MVC girls’ basketball action Friday.

The Greyhounds (5-9) took a 36-14 halftime lead, and put the game away in the third quarter with another stellar frame. Mia Durgin added 14 points. Freshman forward Rebecca Howard tossed in a team-leading nine points for the Rebels (0-13).

St. Dom’s 49, Carrabec 38

AUBURN — Kelly Pomerleau tossed in an outstanding 28 points to power St. Dom’s to a 49-38 triumph over Carrabec in girls’ basketball action Friday.

The contest was tied 19-19 at the midpoint. Pomerleau scored 13 points in the fourth quarter for the Saints (7-7). Faith Grady posted 19 points in her return from injury.

Emma Pluntke netted nine points for the Cobras (5-10). Brookelynne Lewis contributed eight points, while two other players recorded seven apiece for Carrabec.