FARMINGTON – Christina Mosher stepped up and registered a game-high 26 points and had 19 rebounds and five assists to power Mt. Blue to a 56-43 victory over Hampden in an Eastern Class A prelim game.

Hampden cut the Mt. Blue (12-7) lead in the fourth quarter to two points, but the Cougars went on an 11-point run in the final two minutes – mostly from the free throw line – to secure the victory. Bonnie Silkman scored eight points for Mt. Blue.

The Broncos (9-10) were paced by Kim Rawcliffe with 11 points and Lauren Latz with 10.

Bangor 51, Edward Little 46

BANGOR – Amy Hackett netted 19 points to pace Bangor to a 51-46 victory over Edward Little in Eastern Class A preliminary playoff action Tuesday.

Hackett’s basket with 20 seconds remaining in regulation put Bangor up 46-45 after the Eddies had built a slim lead. Tawnya Godinez chipped in for Bangor with 15 points.

Edward Little was paced by Brittany French with 13 points, while Kirsten Prue tallied 11 and Ali Forgues added 10.

Hebron 39, Seacoast Christian 36

HEBRON – Trailing by one at the half, Hebron came out strong in the final stanza to top Seacoast Christian 39-36 in the Western Class D prelim game.

The victory sends the Lumberjacks to the Augusta Civic Center next week for their first quarterfinal appearance.

A Seacoast 3-pointer tied the game in the final minute of play, but Hebron answered with clutch free throws by Sara Powers and Kainani Stevens, and then played solid defense to secure the win. Kayla Hemphill led Hebron with 10 points, while Annie Hart added nine.

Seacoast was led by Shania Richer and Liz Trafton with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Mt. Abram 64, Telstar 47

SALEM – Mt. Abram opened up an 18-10 lead after the first quarter and slowly pulled away for a 64-47 triumph over Telstar in a Western Class C prelim game Tuesday evening.

Kenni Norton led all players with 15 points, while Brittany York contributed 14 points and 12 rebounds. Janessa Thomas also netted 14 points, and Loghan Walker added eight points and 10 assists in the Roadrunners (13-6) win.

Bailey Davis played an aggressive game, to finish with a game-high 27 points, including five 3-pointers, for the Rebels (7-12).

Morse 59, Nokomis 45

BATH – Jill Henrickson poured in 19 points Tuesday to lead Morse to a 59-45 victory in a preliminary-round girls’ playoff basketball game.

The Shipbuilders built a 30-21 advantage in the first half and continued to pull away in the second half.

Beth Suggs sparked a 15-11 run in the third, scoring eight of her 16 points.

Nakomis was paced by Kelly Paradis with a 15-point performance, while Tatum Welch tallied 14 and Teresa Cooper added 13.

Morse will now play against Cony this Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Boys’ basketball

Rangeley 74, GPC 48

RANGELEY – David Raymond popped in 20 points to lead a trio of players in double digits as Rangeley romped past Greater Portland Christian, 74-48, in the Western Class D preliminary-round boys’ basketball game Tuesday.

The Lakers jumped out to a 21-6 lead in the first quarter and were never seriously challenged.

Quinn Philbrick chipped in for Rangeley with 16 points, while David Jensen netted 10 points and hauled down 15 rebounds. Ben Bliss added to a well-balanced effort with seven points and 11 rebounds.

Greater Portland Christian was paced by Derek Allen with 20 points, while Mike Sauders tallied seven.

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