YARMOUTH — Sophomore point guard Brianna Jordan scored a team-high 16 points to lead Gray-New Gloucester to a 46-35 victory over Yarmouth in WMC girls’ basketball action Friday evening.

Jordan scored 10 of her 16 points in the second quarter to erase a six-point margin by the Clippers (0-1) and propel the Patriots (1-0) to a 30-22 halftime lead. Senior guard Alicia Dumont contributed another 10 points for Gray-New Gloucester.

Senior guard Cory Langenbach keyed six field goals, including four from 3-point range, to provide Yarmouth a team-leading 16 points in the losing effort.

Nokomis 43, Mt. Blue 20

NEWPORT — Senior shooting guard Sidney Moore scored a game-high 14 points as Nokomis doubled up Mt. Blue 43-20 in KVAC girls’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Warriors (1-0) fielded a veteran team which executed with experience and precision. Moore connected for six field goals, including two from three-point range. Chelsea Crockett pitched in with seven points.


Junior center Rebecca Harmon led the Cougars (0-1) with five points on a field goal and three from the free throw line in the losing effort.

Winthrop 55, Oak Hill 53 (OT)

WALES — Freshman Aalijah Wilson-Falcone and senior Adlin Chaparin posted 13 points each as Winthrop edged Oak Hill 55-53 in overtime in girls’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Ramblers (1-0) jumped out to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter.

The Raiders (0-1) fought back and tied the game at 47-47 just before regulation. Oak Hill went 0-for-6 from the free throw line in overtime. Desirae Dumas tossed a game-high 15 points for Oak Hill in the losing effort.

Leavitt 53, Mt. Ararat 40


TURNER — Junior forward Sophia Gilbert drained a game-high 21 points and posted 15 rebounds for a double-double to lead Leavitt to a 53-40 victory over Mt. Ararat in girls’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Hornets (1-0) catapulted to a 20-7 first quarter lead. Elizabeth Goulette tossed four field goals, including two from three-point range, to contribute 10 points for Leavitt.

Senior guards Nikki Bradstreet and Taylor Wienckowski tallied nine points each for the Eagles (0-1) in the losing effort.

Valley 49, Buckfield 18

BUCKFIELD — Valley built a 25-11 advantage in the first half and raced away to post a 49-18 victory over Buckfield in a season-opening girls’ basketball tilt on Friday.

Haven Mayhew led the Cavaliers (1-0) with 17 points, including a pair of shots from beyond the arc. Hallie Miller chipped in with 11 points, while Kendra Sweet added nine.


The Bucks (0-1) were paced by Hannah Shields with six points, while Emily Swartz chipped in with five.

Monmouth 62, Carrabec 17

NORTH ANSON — Monmouth built a 23-point lead in the first half before sprinting away to post a 62-17 victory over Carrabec in more season-opening girls’ hoops action Friday.

Maddie Amero and Destiny Clough led the Mustangs (1-0) with eight points each, while Tia Day, Hannah Anderson and Libby Clement each added seven.

The Cobras (0-1) were led by Bailey Dunphy with an eight-point effort, while Skye Welch added three.

Edward Little 34, Bangor 19


BANGOR — Piper Norcross paced the Edward Little Red Eddies with 13 points as they kicked off the season with a 34-19 victory over the Bangor Rams in girls’ basketball action.

Grace Fontaine dropped in 11 points while Jordyn Reynolds had a double-double with ten points and 14 rebounds for the Red Eddies.

The Rams (0-1) were led by Katie Butler, who had 10 points including six free throws. Megan Connor had five points in the losing effort.

Hebron Academy 61, Kents Hill 13

HEBRON — Maddy New dropped in 21 points to lead the Hebron Academy Lumberjacks to a 61-13 victory over the Kents Hill Huskies.

Reily New chipped in with 11 points and Franceska Halloran had nine for the Lumberjacks.


Leah Herian had four points for the Huskies (0-1).

Madison 59, Dirigo 15

MADISON — Sidney LeBlanc had 12 points to lead the Madison Bulldogs (1-0) to a 59-15 victory over the Dirigo Cougars. Madeline Wood dropped in ten points and had five assists.

Alexa Varnum had 10 points to lead the Cougars (0-1) while Sophia Jacques had five points the loss.

Traip 42, St. Dom’s 40

AUBURN — Traip held off the St. Dominic Academy girls’ basketball team in a back-and-forth season-opening tilt Friday night.


The teams swapped leads in the final minutes. After the Rangers took a two-point lead, the Saints had two opportunities to tie or take the lead in the final 30 seconds but were unable to capitalize.

Traip’s Cassiday Delano led all scorers with 16 points, and teammate Marina Casey added 13.

Caroline Gastanguay paced St. Dom’s with 13, while Allie Veinote had 11.

Boys’ basketball

Nokomis 49, Mt. Blue 33

FARMINGTON — Junior guard Zachary Hartsgrove and senior center Brad Allen recorded a game-high 13 points each as Nokomis marched to a 49-33 victory over Mt. Blue in boys’ basketball action Friday evening.


The Warriors (1-0) played solid first quarter defense, taking a 13-2 early lead. Aggressive offense in the passing lane and forcing turnovers contributed to Nokomis success.

Senior forward Caleb Hall scored a team-high eight points, while Cooper Hollingsworth posted 10 rebounds to go with his five points for the Cougars (0-1) in the losing effort.

Boothbay 59, Mtn. Valley 56

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Senior forward Carter Babcock collected a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds to lead Boothbay to a 59-56 triumph over Mtn. Valley in boys’ basektball action Friday evening.

With the Seahawks (1-0) leading by two with just 15 seconds remaining, Mtn. Valley fouled to stop the clock. But, Elijah Gudroe scored the free throw, and Mtn. Valley failed to score before the buzzer.

Keegan Davis processed a game-leading 23 points for the Falcons (0-1) with eight field goals, including five from three-point range, and a pair of free throws. Jake Blanchard tag teamed for another 22 points for Mtn. Valley in the losing effort.


Madison 50, Dirigo 45

DIXFIELD — Senior Mitch Jarvais drained 12 points as Madison halted Dirigo’s 45-game home winning streak with a 50-45 victory in boys’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Bulldogs (1-0) bolted back from a 13-7 deficit in the first quarter to notch the season opener. Junior guard Shawn Whalen contributed 11 points with three field goals and five free throws.

Junior forward Cooper Chiasson tabulated a double-double with a game-high 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Cougars (0-1) in the losing effort.

Poland 48, Freeport 43

POLAND — The Poland Knights got 18 points from Kurtis Leighton in a 48-43 victory over the Freeport Falcons.


Nate Chouinard and Caleb Hodgkin each had 11 points for the Knights (1-0) as they opened the WMC schedule.

Toby Holt led the Falcons (0-1) with 13 points, while Ethan Sclar had 10.

Carrabec 60, Monmouth 57

MONMOUTH — The Monmouth Mustangs clawed back in the second half, but Carrabec held on for a 60-57 victory.

Down 29-13 at half, the Mustangs (0-1) outscored the Cobras 44-31 in the second half.

Dustin Crawford led the Cobras with 24 points as he knocked down 16 free throws. Evan Holzworth chipped in with 16 points while Dylan Willette had 13 points.


Hunter Richardson led all scorers with 30 points in the losing effort. Avery Amero had 11 points.

Wiscasset 58, Mt. Abram 37

SALEM — After building a eight-point lead in the first half, Wiscasset went on a 19-6 run in the third quarter and pulled away to record a 58-37 win over Mt. Abram in a season-opening boys’ basketball contest Friday. 

Ethan James led the Wolverines (1-0) with 18 points, while Cody Roberts chipped in with 13. 

The Roadrunners (0-1) were led by the brother act of Dan (13 points) and Nate (12) Luce, the only players in double figures. 

Hall-Dale 72, Lisbon 66 (OT)


LISBON — Tyler Nadeau came up big in overtime Friday as Hall-Dale outgunned Lisbon 72-66 in a offensively-charged season-opener for both squads. 

Nadeau netted six of his 16-point tally in overtime, while Jett Boyer led the Bulldogs (1-0) with 25 points. Boyer nailed five shots from beyond the arc to kick off his 2016-17 season in fine fashion. 

The Greyhounds (0-1) were paced by Jonah Sautter with 21 points, including a three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime. Henry Doyle chipped in with 15 points, while Sean Scott added 10. 

Richmond 62, Rangeley 50

RICHMOND — Richmond went on a 20-12 tear in the third quarter and pulled away to record a 62-50 victory over Rangeley in more season-opening boys’ basketball action Friday. 

Matt Holt led the Bobcats (1-0) with 22 points, while Cody Tribbet and Zack Small each added 14. 


The Lakers (0-1) were paced by Ricky Thompson with a game-high 24 points, while veteran Carl Trafton chipped in with 11.  

Winthrop 79, Oak Hill 48

WINTHROP — Jacob Hickey led a group of five players in double figures as Winthrop overpowered Oak Hill 79-48 in more boys’ basketball action Friday. 

Hickey led the Ramblers (1-0) with 20 points, while Cam Wood chipped in with 14 and Spencer Steele added 13. Garrett Tsouprake also contributed with 11 points, while Jared McLaughlin added 10. Hickey pulled to within 13 points of 1,000 for his career.

The Raiders (0-1) were paced by Cohen Donnell and Darryn Bailey with eight points each, while Austin Noble added seven. 

Mt. Ararat 38, Leavitt 30


TOPSHAM — Cole Guerin scored a game-high 14 points to lead Mt. Ararat to a 38-30 win over Leavitt in their KVAC opener.

Jack Sylvester scored 13 points for Leavitt. Ryan Mello added 13 points for Mt. Ararat.

Yarmouth 61, Gray-New Gloucester 41

YARMOUTH — Yarmouth went on a 17-7 run in the second half Friday and raced away to record a 61-41 win over Gray-New Gloucester in more season-opening boys’ basketball action. 

Jonny Torres and Gibson Harnett led Yarmouth (1-0) with 13 points each, while Noah Eckersly-Ray chipped in with 10. 

The Patriots (0-1) were paced by John Martin with a game-high 18 points, the only player in double figures. 


Valley 63, Buckfield 55

BUCKFIELD — Senior guard Austin Cates recorded 17 points to lead Valley to a 63-55 victory over Buckfield in boys’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Cavaliers (1-0) took a 33-26 halftime lead by capitalizing on rebounds and layups. Junior guard Josh Brown chipped in with 10 points for Valley.

Junior guard Ethan Jackson notched a game-high 20 points on 10 field goals for the Bucks (0-1) in the losing effort.

Prep Hockey

Hebron Academy 3, Brewster Academy 0

WOLFBORO, N.H. — Eliza Beaudin paced the Hebron Academy Lumberjacks with two goals and assist in a 3-0 victory over the Brewster Academy Bobcats in girls’ hockey.

Lauren Rousseau also had a goal for the Lumberjacks (2-2-0). Emily Town stopped all 30 shots for the shutout.

Jordan Currier and Sarah Street combined to make 32 saves for the Bobcats.

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