Girls’ basketball

Gray-New Gloucester 36, Yarmouth 27

GRAY — Skye Conley notched a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Gray-New Gloucester to a 36-27 triumph over Yarmouth in boys’ basketball action Saturday afternoon.

The Patriots jumped out to a 21-12 haftime lead. Grace Kariotis added eight points and four steals for Gray-New Gloucester.

Corey Langenbach led the Clippers with 12 points, including a 3-pointer.

Carrabec 44, Mt. Abram 24

SALEM — Senior Liberty Chestnut recorded 11 points to lead Carrabec to a 44-24 victory over Mt. Abram in girls’ basketball action Saturday.

The Cobras (1-0) scored 14 unanswered points in the first quarter and finished the half with a 21-13 lead. Sophomore Bailey Dunphy contributed 10 points for Carrabec.

Leading scorers for the Roadrunners (0-1) were sisters Alora Ross with eight points and Summer Ross with five points. They each had a 3-pointer.

Mountain Valley 59, Wiscasset 13

RUMFORD — Junior point guard Ashley Russell netted a game-high 13 points to lead Mountain Valley to a 59-13 rout over Wiscasset in MVC girls’ basketball action Saturday.

The Falcons (1-0) plowed ahead to take a 36-7 hafltime lead. Junior forward Liza White recorded 10 points and eight rebounds.

Guard Haylee Craig was the leading scorer for the Wolverines (0-1) with five points on a pair of field goals and a free throw in the losing effort.

Leavitt 51, Mt. Ararat 35

TOPSHAM — Sophomore forward Sophie Gilbert drained 13 points to lead Leavitt to a 51-35 victory over Mt. Ararat in girls’ basketball action on Friday night.

The Hornets (1-0) were more proficient than the Eagles (0-1) in the field goal department, tallying a 19-6 margin.

Senior guard Sara Lamb and Junior guard Nikki Bradstreet recorded 10 points each for Mt. Ararat, though 14 points came from the free throw line, evenly split between them.

Boys’ basketball

MCI 48, Spruce Mountain 43

JAY — Junior Josh Buker netted a game high 20 points to lead Maine Central Institute to a 48-43 victory over Spruce Mountain in boys’ basketball action Saturday afternoon.

The Huskies led 23-20 at the half. Senior Juan Bango Roig Garcia contributed 14 points, while junior Treston Grier added 12 points for MCI.

Sophomore guard Brett Frey tossed four field goals from three-point range to lead the Phoenix with 12 points, while junior guard Noah Preble contributed 10 points with two 3-pointers and sophomore guard Mason Shink tallied nine points on three beyond the arc.

Valley 72, Buckfield 44

BINGHAM — Senior forward Cody Laweryson channeled a game-high 20 points to power Valley to a 72-44 victory over Buckfield in EWC boys’ basketball action Saturday.

The Cavaliers (1-0) ripped up the court with a 32-2 first quarter effort. Austin Cates contributed 12 points, while Collin Miller pitched in with 10 points.

The Bucks (0-1) picked up their largest point count in the final quarter with a 19-4 margin. Jake Kraske netted a team-high 13 points, including three 3-pointers. Alec Brough added 11 points.

Yarmouth 69, Gray-New Gloucester 47

YARMOUTH — Johnny Torres chalked up a team-leading 15 points as Yarmouth coasted to a 69-47 victory over Gray-New Gloucester in boys’ basketball action Saturday.

The Patriots (0-1) scored eight unanswered points to lead off the game. The Clippers (1-0) finished with first quarter with a 15-3 run and took a 28-19 lead into intermssion.

Musseit M’Bareck and Bailey Darling posted 13 points each for Yarmouth. Jack Haskell led Gray-New Gloucester with 15 points, while Jonathan Martin contributed 12 points.

Wiscasset 73, Mountain Valley 56

RUMFORD — Brandon Sprague and Ethan James scored 27 and 24 points, respectively, to propel Wiscasset to a 73-56 victory over Mountain Valley in MVC boys’ basketball action Saturday.

The Wolverines (0-1) took a 45-24 lead into the break. Ryley Flynn led the Falcons (0-1) with 17 points.

Girls’ hockey

Greely 5, Leavitt/Edward Little/Poland 2

FALMOUTH — Courtney Sullivan scored a goal and assisted two more as Greely handed Leavitt/Edward Little/Poland its first loss of the season, 5-2, in girls’ hockey action Saturday.

Madison Simard scored the first goal of the contest 9:47 into the first period for Leavitt and company. The Rangers (5-0) found the back of the net for four unanswered tallies over the course of three periods until Taylor Cailler posted a goal for the visitors.

Goalie Sarah Hammond made 16 saves on 21 shots for Leavitt-Edward Little-Poland, while goalie Nica Todd stopped 14 of 16 to earn the win in net for Greely. 

Boys’ Hockey

Portland/Deering 7, Leavitt 1

AUBURN — Mason Martell had two goals to lead the Portland/Deering Bulldogs to the 7-1 victory over the Leavitt Hornets Saturday afternoon at Norway Savings Bank Arena.

The Bulldogs (1-0) scored five times in the third period.

Joseph Pichette and Cam King added a goal and an assist apiece, while Giovani Routolo, Donto Tocci and Lucas Harris each scored a goal. Dominic Tocci dished out four assists in the victory.

Blaine Arsenault gave Leavitt (0-1) the 1-0 lead in the first period with Lucas Perry notching the assists.

Alex Girsch made 15 saves for Portland/Deering while Dakota Soucy made nine saves for Leavitt.

Women’s basketball

CMCC 97, Vermont Tech 33

AUBURN — Central Maine Community College jumped out to a 34-9 first quarter lead and never looked back in a 97-33 rout over Vermont Tech in women’s basketball action Saturday afternoon.

Seve Deery-Deraps of Rangeley scored a game-high 20 points and hauled down eight rebounds for the Mustangs (9-3), while Alex Rowe of South Paris scored 14 points and pulling down eight rebounds as well.

Abby Tilton notched her first career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while Frankie Lally of Auburn hit 4-of-6 three pointers to finish with 15 points.

Allie Ablondi came off the bench and hit 16 points, including four threes. Nicole Hamblin flirted with a triple-double, finishing with six points, 11 assists, 12 rebounds and five steals.

Katilin Lyford led Vermont Tech with 10 points.

Bates 76, Pine Manor 64

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Lyse Henshaw scored a career-high 26 points as Bates secured a 76-64 victory over Pine Manor in the Williams Classic Saturday afternoon.

Allie Coppola had an outstanding weekend on the court for the Bobcats (1-5). One night after scoring 13 points and hauling down 13 boards, Coppola recorded another double-double as she poured in 11 points and hauled in a season-high 16 rebounds.

The second quarter proved the difference-maker in the contest, as the Bobcats out-scored Pine Manor 25-12. 

Nina Davenport scored 14 points and finished with seven rebounds for Bates, while Madeline Foote contributed 10 points.

Men’s basketball

CMCC 70, Vermont Tech 62

AUBURN — Elijah Barbour put up 14 points to lead Central Maine Community College to a 70-62 victory over Vermont Tech in men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon.

The Mustangs jumped out to a 17-5 lead in the first six minutes. Vermont Tech managed a 15-3 run and tied the game at 20-20 midway through the first half.

A Kaleb Benjamin 3-pointer and Carrington Miller steal and basket propelled the Mustangs to a brief five-point lead. Central Maine went into the locker room at halftime with a slight 37-34 edge.

Miller contributed a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Mustangs notched the victory at Kirk Hall.

Junior Hockey

Cape Cod 4, L/A 1

LEWISTON — The L/A Fighting Spirit dropped their second game in a row Saturday night as they dropped a 4-1 decision to the Cape Cod Islanders at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee.

Chuck Costello and Mike Jessman each had a goal and assist to lead the Islanders. Eric Szeker and Dylan Lagarie rounded out the scoring for Cape Cod.

Mike Heffernan scored his ninth goal of season at the end of the first period for the Fighting Spirit’s lone goal. Cam DuFault and Brett Bittner were credited with the assists.

Cape Cod was 1-for-7 on the power play while the Fighting Spirit went scoreless on their six chances.

Claes Endre made 35 saves in the loss, while Anton Zemba stopped 27 shots in the victory.

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