FARMINGTON — The Mt. Blue boys’ basketball team handed Hampden Academy its first loss of the season Saturday, 73-72, on Saturday afternoon.

James Anderson paced the Cougars (5-1) with 23 points. Garrett Reynolds added 16 and Caleb Talbot scored 11. Nine players scored for Mt. Blue.

Hampden’s Bryce Lausier led all scorers with 38 points, including six 3-pointers and 12 free throws. Ross Webb contributed 15 points for the Broncos (5-1).

Dirigo 51, Mt. Abram 45

DIXFIELD — Senior forward Alex Gorham drained a game-high 13 points to lead a balanced attack as Dirigo edged Mt. Abram 51-45 in boys’ basketball action Saturday afternoon.

The Cougars (2-4) jumped out to a 21-8 first-quarter lead, but didn’t fare too well over the next two frames and entered the final quarter ahead only 37-36.

Dirigo stepped it up in the final eight minutes with a five-point spread. Jeremy St. Germain posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Mateo Lepointe and Chandler Redmond added 10 points apiece.

Sophomore forward Nathan Luce scored a team-leading 13 points and freshman guard Adam Luce chipped in 12 points for the Roadrunners (0-5) in the losing effort.

Mountain Valley 77, Madison 54

MADISON — Cooper and Keegan Davis each scored 14 points, leading the Falcons over the Bulldogs in MVC boys’ basketball action Saturday.

Will Sorensen added 13 points for Mountain Valley (7-0), while Casey Cormier scored 10.

Jacob Meader led Madison (4-2) with 22 points. Eric Wescott scored 10.

Oxford Hills 59, South Portland 56

SOUTH PORTLAND — Spencer Strong scored a game-high 25 points and knocked down 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to help the Vikings (3-3) hold off the Red Riots (3-3) on Saturday.

Oxford Hills led 39-34 heading into the fourth. Strong finished 12-of-14 from the line and Will Deiterich grabbed 10 rebounds and distributed four assists for the Vikings, who hit 14-of-15 free throws in the final period.

Pamba Pamba had 16 points and six rebounds to pace South Portland. Tyree Bitjoka added seven points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Girls’ basketball

Boothbay 74, Telstar 19

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Glory Blethen poured in a game-high 29 points and Faith Blethen scored 25 as the Seahawks (6-0) rolled past the Rebels (0-7) on Saturday.

Chloe Arseneault added 10 points and Madison Faulkingham contributed eight for the Seahawks, who took a 52-15 lead into the fourth quarter.

Sadie Richardson scored eight points to pace Telstar. Luci Rothwell added seven.

Dirigo 49, Mt. Abram 31

SALEM TOWNSHIP — Paige Lueders scored 22 points, highlighted by 3-pointers, to help Dirigo earn its first win of the season, 49-31 over Mt. Abram in MVC girls’ basketball play Saturday.

Lueders’ nine field goals were a game-high. She also received help from Sophia Jacques, who made three treys. Dirigo (1-4) outscored Mt. Abram 28-13 in the second half to secure the victory.

Mt. Abram (1-5) was paced by Summer Ross, who scored 15 points.

Lewiston 48, Thornton 38

LEWISTON — Emily Strachan hit 11 of her 14 free throw attempts to help propel Lewiston to a 48-38 girls’ basketball win over Thornton Academy on Saturday.

Strachan finished the game with a game-leading 17 points. Lewiston (2-4) needed all of Strachan’s contributions as the Blue Devils entered the fourth quarter down by two. Nineteen fourth-quarter points were enough, though, to earn the home win. Myah Nichols chipped in 10 points in the victory.

Thornton Academy (1-5) was led by Grace Mears’ 11 points.

Mountain Valley 67, Madison 60

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley held off Madison’s rally to earn a 67-60 girls’ basketball win Saturday.

The Falcons (6-0) lead 24-11 after one quarter, but foul trouble allowed the Bulldogs to scrap their way back into the game.

Rylee Sevigny and Kierstyn Lyons paced Mountain Valley with 28 and 26 points, respectively.

Madison (4-2) had three players score in double figures: Emily Edgerly had 16, Brooke Ross 13 and Lauria LeBlanc 10.

Girls’ hockey

Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland 5, York/Traip/Marshwood 1

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Taylor Cailler scored a hat trick in the second period alone as the Red Hornets of Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland flew by the Wildcats of York High School 5-1 on Saturday.

Cailler’s hat trick was helped by two assists from Eve Martineau and one by Caroline Audette. Caroline Tracey scored the Red Hornets’ (8-0-1) fourth goal, and Martineau had the other one.

York (4-5-1) received its lone goal from Meagan Wentworth, in the third period.

Lewiston 10, Yarmouth/Freeport 0

LEWISTON — Leah Landry and Katie Lemieux netted a pair of goals each as Lewiston blanked Yarmouth-Freeport 10-0 in girls’ hockey action Saturday.

The Blue Devils (9-0) led 3-0 after two periods. Gemma Landry scored a goal and two assists, while Brie Dube chipped in with a pair of assists for Lewiston.

Goalie Allie Perrotta took the loss in net for the Clippers (6-3), while Camree St. Hilaire earned the win in net for Lewiston.

St. Dominic 9, Greely/Gray-New Gloucester 0

FALMOUTH — Avery Lutrzykowski scored five goals to power St. Dom’s to a 9-0 triumph over Greely/Gray-New Gloucester in girls’ ice hockey action Saturday evening.

The Saints scored four goals in the middle period. Addie Suckow chipped in with a goal and two assists for St. Dom’s (4-3).

Goalies Zaharia McLean and Meaghan Abel saw heavy duty in net for Greely/Gray-New Gloucester, while goalie Maddie Boulet earned the win in net for St. Dom’s.


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