High school roundup: Ramblers finally prevail

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WINTHROP — The Winthrop girls’ basketball team won its first game since 2011 with a 47-44 come-from-behind win over Telstar on Wednesday.

The Ramblers were down 24-20 at the half and were tied with the Rebels at 36-36 after three quarters.

Winthrop outlasted Telstar in the fourth 11-8. Freshmen Kelsey Stoneton and Dani Kotow, along with junior Cat Ouellette, hit some key free throws in the final two minutes to put the Ramblers ahead.

Shauna Carlson led the Ramblers (1-8) with 14 points while Ouellete finished with 13. Randi Dennett chipped in eight. Telstar (0-9) got 24 from Victoria Ryerson and eight from Rebecca Howard.

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Rangeley 54, Buckfield 29

RANGELEY — Taylor Esty and Jenney Abbott each scored 14 points as Rangeley bounced Buckfield with a 54-29 victory in a girls’ basketball game Wednesday.

The undefeated Lakers (7-0) took 32-8 lead at halftime and held the Bucks to single-digit scoring for three quarters.

Esty turned in eight rebounds and four steals, while Abbott pulled down 10 rebounds and made five steals.

For the Bucks (2-7), Michelle Mazon scored 10 points.

Madison 44, Mt. Abram 32

SALEM — Madison built an 18-6 lead in the first quarter and held off a strong Mt. Abram second half in a 44-32 win over the Roadrunners Wednesday.

Sam Bruce led the Bulldogs (7-2) with 20 points, while Bronte Elias added 10. Mt. Abram got 12 from Jill Howard and 10 from Miranda Smith.

Madison built a 33-10 lead at the half, but the Roadrunners outscored the Bulldogs in both quarters in the second half.

Boys’ basketball

Buckfield 51, Rangeley 24

RANGELEY — Keenan Stockdale threw in the game-high 15 points and Jeffery Pepin added another 12 as Buckfield dismissed Rangeley with a 51-24 victory in a boys’ basketball game Wednesday night.

The Bucks kept the Lakers (2-5) scoreless in the first quarter and jumped out to a 24-13 lead at the half. For the Lakers, A.J. Elmes scored 10 points.

Boys’ hockey

Maranacook 7, Leavitt 2

KENTS HILL — Maranacook erupted with five goals late in the third period to shelve stubborn Leavitt with a 7-2 victory in a boys’ hockey game Wednesday.

Leavitt scored first when Connor Violette scored on a Clay Rowland assist in the first period, but the Black Bears bounced back with two goals in the second period. The Hornets (2-5-1) scored their last goal when Adam Poulin scor

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