HAMPDEN — Despite a game that featured 66 foul shots, Edward Little found away to work around all those calls to the free-throw line and beat Hampden Academy 53-45 in a girls’ basketball game Monday.

Two of Edward Little’s players fouled out of the game and three players on each side got into foul trouble.

The Red Eddies took 26-21 lead at halftime and kept their distance from Hampden in the second half. Tianna Harriman led the charge for EL, scoring 15 points. Kory Norcross added 10 to the Red Eddies (13-1). For Hampden, Erin Murphy scored 11 points.

Boothbay 68, Winthrop 6

BOOTHBAY — Junior Morgan Crocker dropped in 21 points for Boothbay as it topped Winthrop 68-6 in girls’ MVC basketball action on Monday.

Nicole Rice and Sara Durgin paced the Seahawks (6-8) with 12 and 11 points respectively.

For the Ramblers, Randi Dennett tallied four points.

Messalonskee 45, Mt. Blue 37

OAKLAND — Kelsey Mayo led the way with a game-high 19 points as Messalonskee topped Mt. Blue 45-37 in girls’ KVAC basketball action on Monday.

Mt. Blue surged with a 15-point, third-quarter comeback, but was stopped short by the Eagles in the final quarter of play. Sophia Holmes paced the Eagles (9-5) with 11 points, while Mikayla Turner recorded ten.

Emily Knowles scored a team-high 11 points for the Cougars (6-6), while Miranda Nicely netted 10.

Carrabec 70, Telstar 19

NORTH ANSON — Liberty Chestnut led the game in scoring with 14 points as Carrabec ran past Telstar 70-19 in girls’ MVC basketball action on Monday.

Mickayla Willette snagged a double-double on the day for the Cobras (10-3) with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Becca Howard led all Telstar scorers with 10 points.

Boys’ basketball

Monmouth 52, Mt. Valley 37

RUMFORD — Marcques Houston drained a game-high 18 points as Monmouth topped Mountain Valley 52-37 in an MVC boys’ basketball contest.

Monmouth made use of 10 scorers to pace its offense, outscoring Mt. Valley 23-15 in the second half. Brandon Goff chipped in nine for the Mustangs (9-3), five of which came from the charity line.

Brad Marshall gathered 15 points for the Falcons on the day as they drop to 1-12.

Cony 57, Lewiston 51

LEWISTON — Cony outscored Lewiston 21-9 in an impressive third-quarter effort as the Rams topped the Blue Devils 57-51 in boys’ KVAC basketball on Monday.

Benjamin Lucas and Tyler Tardiff led the way for the Rams (6-8), scoring 14 and 13 points respectively.

Lewiston senior Carlos Gonzalez led all scorers with 17 points on the afternoon as Blue Devils fall to 5-9 on the season.

Madison 65, Mt. Abram 40

MADISON — Madison ran out to a 21-4 lead after one quarter of play and utilized 14 different scorers as the Bulldogs glided to a 65-40 victory over Mt. Abram in MVC boys’ basketball action.

Derek LeBlanc led a well-spread score sheet with 15 points on three 3-pointers for the Bulldogs. Ty Cowan paced Madison with 10 points, as they improve to 6-7 on the season.

Amos Withee gathered 11 points for the Roadrunners (1-13).

Bangor 51, Oxford Hills 49

SOUTH PARIS — Alex Campbell led a balanced offense with 15 points as Bangor edged past Oxford Hills 51-49 in a boys’ basketball matchup on Monday.

Bangor was paced by seven different scorers, four of them adding shots from beyond the arc. Connor Adams tallied 11 points on the afternoon for the Rams (9-4).

Luke Davidson hit two big 3-pointers to keep the game alive for the Vikings (8-5) in the third quarter.

Lisbon 56, Oak Hill 47

WALES — Kyle Bourget led a 20-point second quarter for Lisbon with three 3-pointers as the Greyhounds came out on top of Oak Hill 56-47 in boys’ MVC basketball action on Monday.

Bourget led the way for the Greyhounds (9-5) with 17 points, while Tucker Brannon paced the Lisbon attack with 12 points.

The Raiders (3-9) looked to make a run by cutting the lead down to six entering the fourth quarter where Lisbon held off to secure the win.

For Oak Hill, Dalton Therrien led all scorers with 22 points, 19 of which came in the 2nd half.

Messalonskee 54, Mt. Blue 29

FARMINGTON — Nick Mayo and Jordan Holmes combined for 25 points as Messalonskee cruised to a 54-29 victory over Mt. Blue in a boys’ basketball contest on Monday.

Messalonskee shot out to a 22-4 first quarter lead and didn’t look back to secure the victory.

Mayo dropped in a game-high 13 points for the Eagles (9-4), while Holmes finished with 12 on the day.

For the Cougars (2-11), Zach Middlestadt notched eight points.

Hampden 67, Edward Little 54

AUBURN — Sophomore Nick Gilpin drained 20 points for Hampden, which rolled to a 67-54 win over Edward Little in boys’ basketball action on Monday.

Zach Gilpin paced the Broncos with 18 points as they remain undefeated on the season and improve to 13-0.

Kaleb Main led the scoring effort for the Red Eddies (8-6) with 16 points and nine rebounds.

Poland 75, Gray-New Gloucester 55

POLAND — Caleb Martin had the hot hand on Monday, leading a 31-point second quarter with 16 points, as Poland cruised to a 75-55 comeback win over Gray-New Gloucester in boys’ basketball.

Martin netted an impressive 31 points for the Knights (6-7), with 21 of the points coming from behind the arc.

Shawn Murphy chipped in nine points to pace Poland. Andreas Kariotis led the Patriots (2-11) with 15 points, while Tyler St. Pierre tallied 11.

Carrabec 58, Telstar 42

NORTH ANSON — Troy Dunphy drained a convincing nine field goals for 18 points to lead Carrabec to a 58-42 victory over Telstar in boys’ basketball action Monday.

Williams Crawford pitched in with 17 points for the Cobras in a balanced attack. John Layman rounded out the double-digit scorers with 11 points for Carrabec.

Austin Ryerson led all scorers with 20 points on seven field goals, including six from beyond the arc for the Rebels in the losing effort.

Dirigo 92, Wiscasset 52

WISCASSET — Sophomore forward Riley Robinson was stellar on offense with a double-double of 11 field goals and 13 free throws for 35 points as Dirigo sailed to a 92-52 victory over Wiscasset in MVC boy’s basketball action Monday.

The Cougars (11-1) turned up the heat in the third quarter with a 31-8 margin in the frame. Kaine Hutchins notched eight three-pointers for a tally of 24 points for Dirigo.

Senior guard Chandler Longfellow tossed four field goals, including a trey for 11 points for the Wolverines (8-6). Matt Craig also collected 11 points on four field goals and a free throw.

Cony 58, Lewiston 54

AUGUSTA — The Quirion sisters recorded 20 points each as Cony nipped Lewiston 58-54 in KVAC girls’ basketball action Monday. Haley Quirion tossed six field goals from 3-point distance, while Emily Quirion tallied four for the Rams (9-5).

The Blue Devils (4-10) were led by three girls with 14 points.

Jenessa Talarico and Brie Wilson posted double-doubles with 15 and 11 rebounds, respectively. Kristina Blais made three treys and connected for five free throws for her 14 points.

Boys’ hockey

Greely 4, Leavitt 1

AUBURN — Andrew Ray had two goals to lead the Greely Rangers to the 4-1 victory over the Leavitt Hornets on Monday afternoon.

It was the Hornets (4-6-0) that did get on the board first with Hunter Soucy’s goal 4:32 in the contest. Kevin and Kyle Knight had the assists. Andrew Ray answered 20 seconds later. Austin Rogers and Reid Howland also scored for Greely (3-5-2).

Ashton Dozios made 30 saves for Leavitt while Christian Kroot only needed to make fives.

Girls’ ice hockey

Leavitt-Edward Little 5, Greely 3

FALMOUTH — Freshman wing Mariah Vaillancourt notched a hat trick as Leavitt-Edward Little skated to a 5-3 victory over Greely in girls’ ice hockey action Monday.

Danica Nadeau was outstanding on defense, killing a 5-on3 2½ minute penalty in the third period for the Red Hornets (12-2).

Ellie Schad paced the Rangers wit


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