The sensational sophomore season continues for Auburn’s Corey Therriault.

Therriault, one of seven recent Edward Little High School standouts now playing college basketball, led Wentworth Institute of Technology to its third straight victory Thursday night.

He scored 12 of his 16 points in the first half, including two 3-pointers in an opening 11-2 run, to power Wentworth past the University of New England, 56-49.

Wentworth (11-8) received a third Therriault 3-pointer inside the halftime buzzer, providing a 30-16 lead that proved insurmountable.

It was almost impossible for Therriault to top his 32-point explosion in an opening-night overtime win over Wheelock, but Therriault has settled in as a consistent, multi-faceted performer for the Leopards.

He has scored in double digits in 12 of 19 games, including a pair of 22-point performances against Gordon and Endicott.

Therriault ranks among Wentworth’s leaders in virtually every statistical category, including scoring average (12.9, first), 3-pointers (42, first), 3-point percentage (37.8, first), rebounding average (4.6, second), assists (42, third) and steals (22, third).

Also at Wentworth, former Auburn/EL guard Eric Prue checks in with 6.9 points per game, 28 3-pointers, 38 assists and 19 steals.

Moore of same at UMPI

Freshman Renee Moore of Lisbon registered her second double-double of the season last weekend for the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Moore’s 15 points and 11 rebounds led UMPI to an 80-33 victory over the College of St. Joseph’s (Vt.)

It wasn’t even the family’s best performance of the week.

Two nights earlier, junior Emily Moore combined 12 points and 10 rebounds with a career-high eight assists and eight steals in a 55-50 win at UMaine-Machias. Younger sister Renee chalked up eight points, three steals and two assists in that contest.

Emily Moore, a co-captain, nailed a pair of free throws with six seconds left to seal the triumph.

UMPI is 9-9 overall and 7-1 in the Sunrise Conference. The Owls are coached by former University of Maine player Tracy Guerrette.

Getting the point(s)

Katie Pushard of Winthrop customarily is content to set the table for Maine Maritime Academy women’s basketball.

Point guard Pushard played a different role Monday night, scoring a season-high 17 points in the Mariners’ 65-53 victory at the University of Maine at Farmington.

It was only the third time this season that Pushard didn’t register an assist. She holds a team-high 55 in that category, including six in the previous game against Thomas and a season-best nine versus Johnson State earlier in January.

When the Mariners ask Pushard to shoot, however, watch out: She leads the team with a 44 percent clip from 3-point range.

Follow the winning track

University of Southern Maine senior Matt Harmon of Auburn (Edward Little) set a school record in the weight throw at the USM Invitational last Saturday.

Harmon extended his own record in the event. He finished fourth in both the weight throw and shot put, qualifying for the New England Division III championship in each discipline.

Those exploits earned the senior Little East Conference field athlete of the week honors.

Brittney Bell of Poland won the 400-yard dash for the Colby College women’s indoor track team in a Jan. 29 dual meet at Bowdoin.

Bell also finished third in the 200 and fourth in the long jump.

University of Maine freshman Ashten Hackett of Auburn (Edward Little) took second place in the women’s triple jump at the Bates Invitational.

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