High school roundup: Red Eddies remain perfect

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AUBURN — After jumping out to a nine-point advantage in the first frame, Edward Little raced away to a 68-42 victory over Oxford Hills in KVAC boys’ basketball action Wednesday.

Mahad Mohamed led the undefeated Red Eddies (7-0) with 19 points, while Quin Leary tallied 13 and Sean Ford added 12 in a well-balanced attack.

The Vikings were paced by freshman sensation Andrew Fleming with 16 points in a versatile, well-rounded performance. Luke Davidson and Matt Beauchesne also contributed with seven points apiece.

Messalonskee 77, Mt. Blue 30

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FARMINGTON — Elijah Steele led a trio of players in double figures Wednesday as Messalonskee hustled to a 77-30 rout over Mt. Blue in more KVAC boys’ hoops action.

Steele finished with 23 points to lead the Eagles (3-4), while Jordan Holmes tallied 15 and Nick Mayo added 12.

The winless Cougars (0-6) were paced by Drew Parsons with eight points, while Evan Backus added six.

Boys’ hockey

York 8, Leavitt 3

AUBURN — Derek Neal scored five goals and assisted on another as York glided past Leavitt with an 8-3 victory in a hockey game Wednesday night.

The Wildcats constructed a 4-0 lead in the first period thanks to Neal’s first two goals.

Leavitt struck first in the second period on a power play when Nick Labbe scored on a Devin McMahan assist, but that only stirred up the Wildcats, who scored three more goals. Adam Jannetti scored, and Neal followed with another two goals.

In the final stanza, Leavitt’s Jacob Glaude and Ryan Gosselin scored, but Neal responded with his fifth goal of the night.

Girls’ basketball

Madison 50, Monmouth 32

MADISON — Sam Bruce had no problem finding the net as she dropped in the game-high 21 points, leading Madison to a 50-32 victory over Monmouth Academy in a girls’ basketball game Wednesday night.

The Bulldogs (5-2) built a 27-21 lead by the half before erupting with 12 points in the fourth quarter. Madison held the Mustangs (5-1) to just two points in that final stanza.

Kylie Kemp kept the Mustangs in the hunt with her 15 points.

Oak Hill 64, Telstar 35

BETHEL — Sadie Goulet scored 12 points and Kayla Veilleux added eight points as Oak Hill (2-3) overpowered winless Telstar (0-5) with a 64-35 victory in a girls’ basketball game Wednesday.

The Raiders cruised to a 26-12 lead by halftime and held the Rebels to single-digit scoring for three quarters.

Telstar erupted with 18 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough when the Raiders fired back with another 25 points

Telstar’s Victoria Ryerson and Rebecca Howard each scored 11 points.

Dirigo 62, Wiscasset 24

DIXFIELD — Jessica Conant scored 16 points and Lauren Henderson added another 12, steering Dirigo past Wiscasset, 62-24, in a girls’ basketball game Wednesday.

The Cougars (5-1) built a quick 31-12 lead at the half and held Wolverines to single-digit scoring all four quarters.

Alecia scored 14 points for Wiscasset (2-4).

Boothbay 50, Mountain Valley 47

RUMFORD — A strong 15-9 run in the opening quarter allowed Boothbay to fend off a hard-charging Mountain Valley, 50-47, in an MVC girls’ tilt Wednesday.

Sarah Caron led the Seahawks (5-2) with 15 points, including three shots from beyond the arc. Morgan Crocker also contributed with a solid 12-point effort.

The Falcons (2-4) were paced by Brooke Dolloff with 16 points, while Jena Plourde chipped in with 11.

Mt. Ararat 59, Lewiston 39

TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat saved the best for last Wednesday, using a 17-8 run in the final quarter to record a 59-39 victory over Lewiston in a KVAC girls’ basketball matchup.

Caitlin LaFountain led the undefeated Eagles (7-0) with 28 points, including eight in that key fourth frame.

Mallory Nelson also contributed with 12 points, the only other player in double figures.

The Blue Devils (2-5) were led by Emily Brochu with 11 points, while veteran Brie Wilson added nine.

Mt. Abram 45, Hall-Dale 44

FARMINGDALE — Mt. Abram built a nice lead early before shutting down a late-game rally and went on to post a narrow 45-44 win over Hall-Dale Wednesday.

Miranda Smith led the Roadrunners (4-3) with a game-high 20 points, while Mikayla Luce added 10.

Hall-Dale (2-4) was paced by Nicole Pelletier and Natasha Brown with 12 points apiece in what was essentially a two-player attack.

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