JAY — Alexis Blodgett hit two free throws inside the last minute of the game, steering Jay past Georges Valley with a slim 37-35 victory in a girls’ basketball matchup Thursday.

The Tigers (11-5) and Buccaneers (7-9) were tied at 19-19 at the half. 

Jay’s Alexi Deering led the team in scoring with eight points and she pulled down 12 rebounds and was credited with seven steals. For Georges Valley, Kennedi Grover scored the game-high 15 points.

Lisbon 47, Carrabec 32

NORTH ANSON — The Lisbon girls’ basketball squad used a 14-5
second-quarter run to take control and ran away to a 47-32 victory over
Carrabec in an MVC matchup Thursday evening.

Renee Moore led the Greyhounds (13-3) with a game-high 21 points, 10
rebounds, five steals and four assists. Amber Cloutier chipped in with
10 points in what was basically a two-player attack. 

The Cobras (6-10) were paced by Alicia Stoddard with a 10-point effort, while Becca Bergeron added nine. 

Mountain Valley 46, Winthrop 28

RUMFORD — Ayla Allen ignited a 18-9 second-quarter run for Mountain
Valley as the Falcons ran off with a 46-28 victory over Winthrop in MVC
girls’ action Thursday.

Allen led the Falcons (11-6) with 15 points, including seven in the
second frame. Lindsay Gallant chipped in with 11 points, while Emily
Knapp added nine points in her final home game. 

The Ramblers (7-9) were paced by Kelsey Ouellette with a game-high 16 points, while Michelle Lough chipped in with eight. 

Madison 48, Monmouth 30

MONMOUTH — Ali Russell sparked a 15-9 run in the second quarter to
allow Madison to pull away for a 48-30 victory over Monmouth in a MVC
girls’ basketball tilt.

Russell scored eight of her 16-point total in the second frame as the
Bulldogs (12-4) gained control.  Jen Brown chipped in with nine points,
one of nine players to score in a well-balanced attack.

The Mustangs (3-13) were paced by Sierra Spencer with a solid 12-point effort, while Kristine Kahl chipped in with six.

St. Dom’s 53, Mt. Abram 32

AUBURN — The St. Dom’s girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 10-4
advantage in the first frame and raced away to a 53-32 victory over Mt.
Abram in Thursday’s matchup.

Allaina Murphy led the Saints (10-6) with 17 points, while Sarah
Gosselin also contributed with six points, 13 rebounds, four assists
and five blocked shots. St. Dom’s built a 25-14 lead in the first half.

The Roadrunners (1-16) were paced by Kylie Rolbiecki with a solid
12-point performance, while Miranda Smith chipped in with seven.  

Women’s basketball

SMCC 71, CMCC 62

AUBURN — Alyssa Sweet scored a game-high 23 points to lead Southern
Maine Community College in a 71-61 Yankee Small College Conference
victory over Central Maine Community College on Thursday.

Katie Martin led the Mustangs (9-5) with a season-high 18 points.
Sara Martin hit double figures for the 13th straight game with 10
points, Teira Durgin added nine and Christy McAuliffe scored eight.

Rachel DelCamp added 16 points for the Seawolves (11-7) while Darcy Webster registered 10.

Maine 61, Albany 58

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Maine women’s basketball squad pulled out a 61-58 win over Albany on Thursday night at SEFCU Arena.

Samantha Baranowski scored a career-high 16 ponits, going a perfect
6-for-6 from the free-throw line. Smantha Wheeler tied her career mark
of 18 for the third time. She also tied the game with Ebone Henry of
Albany.

Tanna Ross recorded her first action of the season and played three
minutes in her return from injury. Maine cut down on its turnovers and
comitted only five in the second half after turning the ball over 14
times in in the first period. 

The Black Bears (7-13) led by as many as 12 in the first half, but
were up by just two at the break. Maine got balanced scoring and was
led by Wheeler and Baranowski, who each scored eight points.

Turnovers and key rebounds kept Albany in the contest. They were led in scoring by Henry’s 11 points. 

Girls’ basketball 

Lisbon 47, Carrabec 32

NORTH ANSON — The Lisbon girls’ basketball squad used a 14-5 second-quarter run to take control and ran away to a 47-32 victory over Carrabec in an MVC matchup Thursday evening.

Renee Moore led the Greyhounds (13-3) with a game-high 21 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists. Amber Cloutier chipped in with 10 points in what was basically a two-player attack. 

The Cobras (6-10) were paced by Alicia Stoddard with a 10-point effort, while Becca Bergeron added nine. 

Mountain Valley 46, Winthrop 28

RUMFORD — Ayla Allen ignited a 18-9 second-quarter run for Mountain Valley as the Falcons ran off with a 46-28 victory over Winthrop in MVC girls’ action Thursday.

Allen led the Falcons (11-6) with 15 points, including seven in the second frame. Lindsay Gallant chipped in with 11 points, while Emily Knapp added nine points in her final home game. 

The Ramblers (7-9) were paced by Kelsey Ouellette with a game-high 16 points, while Michelle Lough chipped in with eight. 

Madison 48, Monmouth 30

MONMOUTH — Ali Russell sparked a 15-9 run in the second quarter to allow Madison to pull away for a 48-30 victory over Monmouth in a MVC girls’ basketball tilt.

Russell scored eight of her 16-point total in the second frame as the Bulldogs (12-4) gained control.  Jen Brown chipped in with nine points, one of nine players to score in a well-balanced attack.

The Mustangs (3-13) were paced by Sierra Spencer with a solid 12-point effort, while Kristine Kahl chipped in with six.

St. Dom’s 53, Mt. Abram 32

AUBURN — The St. Dom’s girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 10-4 advantage in the first frame and raced away to a 53-32 victory over Mt. Abram in Thursday’s matchup.

Allaina Murphy led the Saints (10-6) with 17 points, while Sarah Gosselin also contributed with six points, 13 rebounds, four assists and five blocked shots. St. Dom’s built a 25-14 lead in the first half.

The Roadrunners (1-16) were paced by Kylie Rolbiecki with a solid 12-point performance, while Miranda Smith chipped in with seven.  

Women’s basketball

SMCC 71, CMCC 62

AUBURN — Alyssa Sweet scored a game-high 23 points to lead Southern Maine Community College in a 71-61 Yankee Small College Conference victory over Central Maine Community College on Thursday.

Katie Martin led the Mustangs (9-5) with a season-high 18 points. Sara Martin hit double figures for the 13th straight game with 10 points, Teira Durgin added nine and Christy McAuliffe scored eight.

Rachel DelCamp added 16 points for the Seawolves (11-7) while Darcy Webster registered 10.

Women’s basketball

Maine 61, Albany 58

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Maine women’s basketball squad pulled out a 61-58 win over Albany on Thursday night at SEFCU Arena.

Samantha Baranowski scored a career-high 16 ponits, going a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line. Smantha Wheeler tied her career mark of 18 for the third time. She also tied the game with Ebone Henry of Albany.

Tanna Ross recorded her first action of the season and played three minutes in her return from injury. Maine cut down on its turnovers and comitted only five in the second half after turning the ball over 14 times in in the first period. 

The Black Bears (7-13) led by as many as 12 in the first half, but were up by just two at the break. Maine got balanced scoring and was led by Wheeler and Baranowski, who each scored eight points.

Turnovers and key rebounds kept Albany in the contest. They were led in scoring by Henry’s 11 points. 


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