LEWISTON — Sophomore Julia Middlebrook hit a three-pointer with three seconds left in double overtime and the Bates women’s basketball team won an 86-85 thriller over the University of New England Sunday afternoon at Alumni Gymnasium.

In a battle of attrition, the Bobcats (3-0) prevailed in their longest game since a triple overtime contest at Colby in 2011.

Four Bates players finished in double figures. Meghan Graff paced the Bobcats with 17 points.  First-year Mia Roy poured in 16 for Bates and first-year Ariana Dalia added 14 points and five rebounds. Junior Melanie Binkhorst chipped in 11 points and six rebounds.

Ashley Coneys led all scorers with 21 points for the Nor’easters (2-4).

Maine 47, Penn 46

Annapolis, Md. — Tanesha Sutton scored on a layup with five seconds remaining to give the University of Maine a 47-46 win over Pennsylvania in the championship game of the Navy Classic. 

Sutton led Maine (4-2) with 16 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Parise Rossignol chipped in 12 points and seven boards, while Blanca Millan added nine points, four assists and four steals.

Eleah Parker led Penn (4-2) with 17 points and nine rebounds.

Men’s basketball

Bates 93, Salem St. 73

SALEM, Mass. — Bates made 20 of 30 shots (66.7 percent) from the field in the second half to pull away from Salem State in a 93-73 non-conference victory win.

Junior Kody Greenhalgh scored a team-high 17 points and added five rebounds and five assists, while first-year Andrew Snoddy and junior Jeff Spellman combined for 31 points and 13 rebounds for the Bobcats (1-2). 

Sean Bryan and Hakeem Animashaun each had 22 points for Salem State (2-4).

Quinnipiac 58, Maine 50

HAMDEN, Conn.  — Tyrese Williams made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 19 points with seven rebounds, Aaron Robinson hit big shots in the second half and Quinnipiac rallied in the second half to beat Maine, 58-50.

Cameron Young added 12 points and Jacob Rigoni had three 3-pointers and 11 points for Quinnipiac (2-2).

Isaiah White led Maine (0-6) with 19 points.

Junior hockey

Lewiston/Auburn 16, Niagara Falls 1

LEWISTON — JP Chauvin’s hat trick led 10 different Nordiques with goals in a 16-1 rout of Niagara Falls at Androscoggin Bank Colisee.

Zack Mullen, Colby Audette, Joshua Malone and Joe Bisson added two goals apiece in the onslaught. Daniel Miller stopped 25 shots in net for the Nordiques (22-1-0), who outshot the PowerHawks, 80-26.


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