Lewiston’s Evan Williams and Oxford Hills’ Spencer Strong battle for a loose ball during Friday’s Class AA North boys’ basketball game in Paris. (Brewster Burns photo)

POLAND — Gray-New Gloucester climbed out of a halftime hole to defeat Poland on the road 54-49 on Friday night in a rivalry boys’ basketball game.

Nick Pelletier hit four 3-pointers and led his team with 16 points and Wyatt Edward chipped in 11. The Patriots (12-4) outscored the Knights (5-11) 19-13 in the third quarter to take a one-point lead.

Tyler Tucci paced Poland with 23 points. Isaiah Hill tallied 12 points on four 3-pointers.

Edward Little 82, Messalonskee 40

OAKLAND — Senior forward Wol Maiwen netted a game-high 25 points to power Edward Little to a 82-40 victory over Messalonskee in boys’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Red Eddies (14-2) led 44-17 at the half. Junior guard Austin Brown contributed 13 points, while Storm Jipson added 12 points for Edward Little.

Junior guard Mason Violette had a team-leading 11 points, while sophomore guard Jared Parent added 10 points for the Eagles (8-8) in the losing effort.

Morse 79, Leavitt 68

TURNER — Tom Warren scored 15 of his 26 points in the second half, and the Shipbuilders (4-12) rallied from a 10-point deficit in the first quarter to upset the Hornets (12-3) on Friday.

Gabe Aucoin added 19 points for Morse, which pulled into a 35-35 tie by halftime and outscored Leavitt 24-14 in the fourth.

Wyatt Hathaway scored 24 points to lead Leavitt. Cole Morin had 18 points.

Oxford Hills 73, Lewiston 62

PARIS — Oxford Hills scored 41 points in the first half to cruise to a 73-62 win over Lewiston in Class AA North boys’ basketball on Friday.

Spencer Strong scored eight field goals en route to a 24-point performance to lead Oxford Hills (11-6). Will Dieterich contributed 20 points for the Vikings.

Lewiston (3-14) was paced by Yasin Mohamud, who scored 16 points on eight field goals.

Rangeley 53, Buckfield 38

RANGELEY — Nolan Boone was on fire as Rangeley defeated Buckfield 53-38 on Friday night in boys’ basketball action.

Boone hit 12 field goals on his way to 31 points to lead all scorers. Leonardo Perez chipped in eight points in the win.

Buckfield was paced by Noah Wiley’s nine points, followed by eight from Maxwell White.

Spruce Mountain 74, Oak Hill 38

JAY — Senior forward Carson Gross registered a game-high 19 points as Spruce Mountain chased Oak Hill 74-38 in boys’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Phoenix (11-4) put the game out of reach in the third quarter with a 17-4 run. Junior shooting guard Jack Bryant scored 17 points on six field goals, including three from 3-point range, and a pair of free throws.

Gabe Samson paced the Raiders (5-11) with a team-leading nine points.

Mt. Abram 88, Telstar 19

BETHEL — Junior forward Nathan Luce scored 28 points to lead Mt. Abram to an 88-19 victory over Telstar in boys’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Roadrunners (6-11) went on a 33-0 run in the third quarter. Hunter Warren contributed 11 points for Mt. Abram.

Freshman guard Myles Lilly netted six points on two field goals and two free throws for the Rebels (2-15) in the losing effort.

Girls’ basketball

Boothbay 64, Lisbon 29

BOOTHBAY — Boothbay jumped out to an early and large lead and coasted to a 64-29 win over Lisbon in girls’ basketball action Friday night.

Glory Blethen led Boothbay (17-0) with 20 points, followed by her sister Faith, who scored 17. Ashley Abbott chipped in 13 points.

Charlee Cox paced Lisbon (3-17) with 16 points in the loss.

Messalonskee 45, Edward Little 40

AUBURN — Edward Little trailed by eight points after the first quarter but climbed back into the game late before falling to Messalonskee 45-40 in girls’ basketball action Friday.

Messalonskee (9-7) held an 18-10 lead after the first eight minutes before EL (9-7) made it a one-point game heading into the final quarter.

Gabrielle Wener scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Kaitlin Seekins tallied 10 for the Eagles in the win.

Jade Perry paced the Red Eddies with 16 points, followed by Chantel Ouellette’s 11 points.

Mt. Abram 41, Telstar 29

BETHEL — Senior guard Ross Summer drained 17 points as Mt. Abram pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 41-29 triumph over Telstar in girls’ basketball action Friday.

The Rebels (3-14) battled even in the first three quarters before succumbing in the final frame. Junior forward Luci Rothwell led Telstar with five field goals and a pair of free throws for 12 points.

The Roadrunners (6-11) stepped up their offense with an 18-4 run in the fourth quarter. Junior forward Kaylee Knight contributed 13 points for Mt. Abram.

Rangeley 43, Buckfield 23

RANGELEY — Brooke Egan and Olivia Pye each scored 14 points as the Lakers rolled over the Bucks and avenged an early-season loss.

Winnie LaRochelle had seven points and rebounds for the Lakers (15-1).

Buckfield drops to 9-8.

Winthrop 49, Wiscasset 36

WINTHROP — Jillian Schmelzer recorded 12 points to lead Winthrop to a 49-36 victory over Wiscasset in girls’ basketball action Friday evening.

The Ramblers (13-2) went on a tear in the first and third quarters, outscoring the Wolverines (0-16) by a combined margin of 36-11 in the two frames.

Sydnie Thayer put a game-high 13 points on the board for Wiscasset in the losing effort.

Gray-New Gloucester 60, Poland 27

POLAND — Jordan Grant scored 17 points and Bri Jordan added 16 points, six rebounds, five steals and five assists to help the Patriots (14-2) down the Knights (4-12) on Friday.

Sophia Vallee had six points for Poland, which trailed 38-12 at halftime.

Unified basketball

Lewiston 41, Lisbon 25

LISBON — Logan Flewelling led the Blue Devils to a 41-25 win over Lisbon on Friday in Unified basketball.

Flewelling scored 23 points with two 3-pointers to lead all scorers. Breck Gagnon, Owen Vincent and Hawa Dooraw each scored six points for Lewiston (3-0) in the win.

Lisbon (1-1) was paced by Dawson Martel’s 10 points and Lynn Feely’s eight points.


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