AUBURN — Senior forward Kaleb Main paced EL with 23 points as the Red Eddies dispatched Brunswick 55-44 in KVAC boys’ basketball action Tuesday.
Following a tie game after one, the Red Eddies (8-0) turned on the jets for a decisive 18-4 second quarter run.
Senior forward Elijah Roe contributed a double-double for Edward Little with 13 points and 11 rebounds.
The Dragons (4-4) attempted to turn the tide in the third quarter behind fine shooting from senior guard Tarn Payne. Payne finished with a team-high 13 points for Brunswick in the losing effort.
Oak Hill 60, Wiscasset 59
WALES — Dalton Therrien made the last of his 25 points count the most, connecting on a three-pointer as the buzzer sounded to lift Oak Hill to a come-from-behind 60-59 victory over Wiscasset in boys’ basketball action.
Evan Boston stole the ball with just six seconds to play in the game, setting up Therrien’s final shot after a timeout.
Jonah Martin had 11 points and Connor Elwell had 10 for the Raiders (2-5), who outscored Wiscasset by 10 points in the final quarter to pull out the victory.
Brandon Sprague led the Wolverines (2-5) with 14 points, and teammate Nate Woodman added 10 more.
Boothbay 57, Lisbon 37
LISBON — Senior forward John Hepburn recorded 14 points to lead Boothbay to a 57-37 triumph over Lisbon in MVC boys’ basketball action Tuesday.
The Seahawks (8-0) came out shooting, making three of their first four field goals from three-point range and taking a 20-6 first quarter lead. Evan Hepburn contributed 13 points on five field goals, including three three-pointers.
Boothbay made good work of transitioning down the court in the first half for a 31-11 halftime lead.
Senior forward Johnny Yim posted a game-high 17 points for the Greyhounds (3-5) in the losing effort.
Madison 53, Mountain Valley 45
RUMFORD — Chase Malloy netted 14 points in a balanced attack as Madison tripped up Mountain Valley, 53-45, in MVC boys’ basketball action Tuesday.
The Bulldogs (7-1) trailed 14-5 in the first quarter, but shored up their offense to post gains in each of the next three quarters. Jared Miller scored 13 points, while Mitch Jarvis added 10 points for Madison.
Caleb Gauvin notched a game-high 17 points for the Falcons (3-5), while Tom Marshall contributed 10 for Mountain Valley in the losing effort.
Monmouth 69, Mt. Abram 48
MONMOUTH — Senior forward Kasey Smith poured in a game-high 22 points to lead Monmouth to a 69-48 victory over Mt. Abram in boys’ basketball action Tuesday.
The Mustangs (5-3) excelled in the middle frames of the contest, posting 22 points in each quarter. Sophomore guard Hunter Richardson contributed 14 points, while senior forward Tyler Gosselin tossed 11 points, including three treys.
Senior Quinton Hanna netted a team-high 17 points, while senior Tristen Dyer contributed 10 points for the Roadrunners (2-6) in the losing effort.
Bangor 60, Mt. Blue 48
FARMINGTON — Senior guard Andrew Hillier compiled a game-high 14 points to lead Bangor to a 60-48 victory over Mt. Blue in KVAC boys’ basketball action Tuesday.
The Cougars (1-6) engaged in a tight contest until the Rams closed the third quarter with a three-pointer. The three-point field goal triggered a nifty 22-11 run in the final frame for Bangor.
Junior guard Moses Clark paced Mt. Blue with 13 points, while Zach Mittlestadt chipped in with 11 points in the losing effort.
Spruce Mountain 47, Morse 43
JAY — Deonte Ring scored eight of his 12 points in the fourth quarter as Spruce Mountain pulled out a 47-43 win over Morse with a strong second half. Anthony York added 11 points for the Phoenix (4-4), and Tyler Kachnovich netted 10 points, including a pair of three-pointers.
Ethan Winglass had 22 points for the Shipbuilders (6-2), and Casey Watson chipped in with eight points.
Lincoln 53, Leavitt 45
TURNER — Sawyer Pinkham had 13 points, with Devin Scherer and Cody Tozier joining him in double-digits with 10 points apiece as Lincoln (5-3) jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter and held on for a 53-45 victory over Leavitt.
Eli Calder led all scorers with 19 for the Hornets, and Korey Caito added 13 points.
D’Andre James grabbed 14 rebounds in his first start of the season for Leavitt (3-5).
Greenville 57, Rangeley 48
RANGELEY — Nick Foley was locked in from long range, connecting on five three-pointers en route to 17 points as Greenville held off Rangeley 57-48. Graham Benway added 12 points for Greenville (4-4).
Timmy White had 14 points for Rangeley (3-4), which closed to within five points in the final frame before Greenville pulled away. Orrin Mitchell had 12 points in the loss, and Kyle LaRochelle added 10 points.
Rangeley 61, Greenville 17
RANGELEY — Seve Deery-Deraps led all players with 21 points and dished out five assists as the high-powered Rangeley Lakers rolled to a 61-17 win over Greenville in East-West Conference action Tuesday.
Blayke Morin added a double-double for the victorious Lakers (7-0), adding 10 boards to her 10 points. Maddison Egan chipped in with five points and six steals, and Tasha Haley finished with nine points in the win.
Ashley Mace led visiting Greenville (1-7) with six points, while teammate Brooke Noyes added five more.
Monmouth 45, Mt. Abram 23
MONMOUTH — Maddie Amero drained 18 points to lead Monmouth to a 45-23 victory over Mt. Abram in girls’ basketball action Tuesday.
The Mustangs (5-2) trotted softly through the first half, taking a 15-11 lead at halftime. Sidney Wilson contributed eight points on three field goals and a free throw for Monmouth.
Monmouth picked up the tempo in the second half, outpacing the Roadrunners (0-6) by a 3-to-1 margin in each frame. Olivia Ryan scored 10 of Mt. Abram’s points.
Hampden 66, Lewiston 51
LEWISTON — Senior guard Erin Murphy tossed 16 points to lead Hampden to a 66-51 victory over Lewiston in KVAC girls’ basketball action Tuesday.
The Broncos (4-3) were on fire in the first half, executing nearly every shot for a 31-13 halftime lead. Freshman gaurd Marissa Gilpin notched five field goals, including three from beyond the arc for Hampden.
Junior guard Kristina Blais performed splendidly for the Blue Devils (1-6), collecting 22 points on seven field goals and five free throws in the losing effort.
Bangor 50, Mt. Blue 39
BANGOR — Caitlin Kane led all scorers with 16 points and added three steals for the Cougars, but undefeated Bangor pulled way from Mt. Blue 50-39 in girls’ basketball. Mary Butler had 15 points to pace the Rams (6-0), including three buckets from behind the 3-point line.
Eryn Doiron had six points and three steals for Mt. Blue (3-2), while Emilee Eustis chipped in with four rebounds and three assists.
Edward Little 55, Brunswick 46
AUBURN — Tianna Harriman dropped in five three-pointers en route to 18 points to power Edward Little to a 55-46 road victory over Brunswick. Emily Jacques added 11 points for the Eddies (6-2), and Brooke Reynolds contributed 10 points.
Julia Champagne lead all scorers with 24 points for the Dragons.
Boothbay 65, Telstar 19
BETHEL — Paige Brown knocked down 23 points and Morgan Crocker added 14 as as undefeated Boothbay (7-0) ran away with a 65-19 victory over Telstar in girls’ basketball.
Becca Howard led the Rebels (0-7) with 11 points.