WINTHROP — Winthrop built a 10-point advantage in the first half and hung on to secure a 55-51 victory over Hall-Dale in a regular season boys’ basketball finale Wednesday evening.

Jacob Hickey led the undefeated Ramblers (18-0) with 19 points, while Cam Wood chipped in with eight.

The Bulldogs (13-5) were paced by Jett Boyer with a 16-point effort, while Alec Byron added 11 points.

Skowhegan 61, Mt. Blue 53

FARMINGTON — With the contest deadlocked at 31-31, Skowhegan went on a 14-8 run in the third frame and pulled away to record a 61-53 win over Mt. Blue in a late-season boys’ hoops tilt Wednesday.

Marcus Christopher led the Indians (9-8) with a game-high 21 points, while Garrett McSweeney chipped in with 12.

The Falcons (1-16) were paced by Cooper Hollingsworth with a 16-point effort, while Cole Dorman tallied 11 points.

Gray-NG 72, Freeport 33

GRAY — After building a 29-14 advantage in the first half, Gray-New Gloucester never eased off the gas and raced away to a 72-33 rout over Freeport in more late-season boys’ hoops action Wednesday.

John Henry Villanueva led the Patriots (8-9) with 19 points, including 12 in the first half. John Martin chipped in with 16 points, while Josiah Rottari tallied 11 and Hunter Colby added 10.

Freeport (5-12) was paced by Eriksen Shea and Connor Dostie with eight points each.

Brunswick 66, Lewiston 50

LEWISTON — Senior guard Nate Benoit compiled a game-high 17 points to spark Brunswick to a 66-50 victory over Lewiston in boys’ basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Dragons (11-7) breathed a little fire into the game in the first and third quarters, scoring more than 20 points in each frame. Junior center Colby Burnham contributed 14 points for Brunswick.

Benoit tossed three of his four three-point baskets in the third quarter.

Senior center Luke Madore posted a team-high 15 points for the Blue Devils (3-14) in the losing effort.

Islesboro 52, Rangeley 44

FAIRFIELD — Jon Bareford garnered a team-leading 15 points to lead Islesboro to a 52-44 victory over Rangeley in boys’ basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Lakers (7-11) closed the gap in the third quarter for a two-point deficit heading into the final frame. But, the Eagles (10-8) glided on a 19-13 run to capture the win.

Senior center Ricky Thompson netted a game-high 16 points for Rangeley in the losing effort.

Girls’ basketball

Rangeley 49, Islesboro 15

FAIRFIELD — Tasha Haley put up 25 points to lead Rangeley to a 49-15 rout of Islesboro Central in Class D South girls’ basketball action Wednesday.

The Lakers finish the regular season with a 15-3 record and edge Vinalhaven for first place in D South. Along with her scoring output, Haley also pulled down 14 rebounds. Sydney Royce scored 14 points and had five assists, and Lauren Eastlack made eight steals.

Gray-NG 58, Freeport 29

FREEPORT — Gray-New Gloucester sprinted out to a 16-point advantage in the first frame and cruised to a 58-29 romp over Freeport in more late-season girls’ hoops action Wednesday.

Bri Jordan led four players in double figures for the Patriots (16-1) with 14 points, while Skye Conley tallied 13 and Alicia Dumont added 11. Izzy DeTroy also contributed with 10 points in a well-rounded attack.

Hebron 46, Gould 40 (OT)

BETHEL — Sophomore guard Franceska Halloran drained a game-high 22 points, including seven in the fourth quarter and six in the overtime frame to lift Hebron to a 46-40 victory over Gould in girls’ basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Lumberjacks (10-6) bounced back in the fourth quarter with an 18-8 run to tie the game at 38-38 at regulation. Junior guard Maddy New contributed 14 points for Hebron.

St. Dom’s 42, Old Orchard 36

AUBURN — Caroline Gastonguay posted a team-high 11 points to lead St. Dom’s to a 42-36 victory over Old Orchard Beach in girls’ basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Saints led by one at the half. Chloe Dwinell netted eight points, while Abby Castonguay tallied seven points for St. Dom’s.

Winthrop 37, Hall-Dale 28

FARMINGDALE — Shie Smith and Addie Chapin poured in nine points each as Winthrop rambled to a 37-28 victory over Hall-Dale in girls’ basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Ramblers (11-7) changed up their press after the first quarter and provoked some turnovers. Winthrop executed from the foul line in secure the game in the fourth.

Brunswick 50, Lewiston 32

BRUNSWICK — Senior guard Madeline Suhr deposited a game-high 18 points as Brunswick dispatched Lewiston 50-32 in girls’ basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Blue Devils (8-9) narrowed the margin by six points in the final quarter. Junior forward Victoria Harris slipped in a team-high 13 points for Lewiston in the losing effort.

Boys’ hockey

Hebron 5, Berwick 3

HEBRON — Senior forward Phil Gilmour tabulated a goal and two assists to lead Hebron to a 5-3 victory over Berwick in boys’ ice hockey action Wednesday evening.

The Lumberjacks (10-13) netted three quick goals in the third period to take a 4-1 lead down the stretch.

Women’s basketball

Central Maine CC 85, Southern Maine CC 57

SOUTH PORTLAND — Sophomore forward Brooke Reynolds hit a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds as Central Maine Community College sailed to an 85-57 victory over Southern Maine Community College in women’s basketball action Wednesday evening.

The Mustangs (25-1) clinhed the Yankee Conference for the first time in three years, collecting 12 three-point buckets in the contest. Sophomore guard Nicole Hamblin posted four of the three-point baskets, and 14 points for Central Maine.

Freshman guard Kaylah Abdul produced a team-high 15 points for the Seawolves (24-3) in the losing effort.

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