YARMOUTH — Lewiston senior Brie Dube scored the tying goal in a back-and-forth third period as the Blue Devils and North Yarmouth Academy settled for a 3-3 tie in a rare matchup between the two girls hockey programs at Travis Roy Ice Arena on Friday.

Paige Pomerleau opened the scoring for Lewiston in the first period, assisted by Nadia Roy, but the Panthers responded with an Anna Kuzarirov goal, assisted by Lilly Weinrich. NYA took a 2-1 lead into the third period, thanks to a Natalie Farrell goal that was assisted by Jazzy Huntsman.

Leah Landry tied it with a goal assisted by Leah Dube, only for NYA to regain the lead on a Sam Babbitt goal assisted by Farrell and Huntsman.

The Panthers finished with a 19-18 advantage in shots on goal, including putting the only chance on net in overtime. Kim McLaughlin stopped 16 shots in goal for Lewiston, while Vy Tran and Lauren Powers split time in net for NYA.


OXFORD HILLS 68, MT. BLUE 39: The visiting Vikings pulled away in the second quarter on their way to a resounding victory over the Cougars in Farmington.

The Oxford Hills lead was 19-7 after one quarter, but then stretched to 40-17 at halftime. Hayden Paine paced the Vikings with 15 points, while Colby Dillingham pitched in with 11.

Chandler Briggs matched the game-high with 15 points for Mt. Blue, which also nine from Evans Sterling.

MARANACOOK 70, LEAVITT 54: Cash McClure scored a game-high 23 points to outduel Wyatt Hathaway and the Hornets in the Black Bears’ road victory at Turner.

McClure made a game-high nine baskets, including a pair of 3s, in a game that featured two of the top players in the state. Elias Bergdahl added 11 for Maranacook, Tyler Heben had 10 and Casey Cormier notched nine.

Hathaway paced Leavitt with 21 points, including a trio of 3s. Joziah Learned added 17.


MARANACOOK 67, LEAVITT 35: Gabby Green and Grace Dwyer scored 16 points apiece to lead the Black Bears to the rout in Readfield.

Anna Drillen added 13 points, while Ella Schmidt had nine.

Alison Noniewicz had 14 points for the Hornets. Emma Chiasson added eight.


MT. ABRAM CLASSIC: Edward Little’s Ellis Slover won by a whisker and Mt. Blue’s Emma Charles finished far ahead as both took first place to pace their respective teams to victories at the Mt. Abram Classic at Sugarloaf on Friday.

Slover clocked in at 15:38.1, just over two seconds ahead of Mt. Abram’s Alex Hemingway. Maranacook’s Max Olmstead was third to help the Black Bears to a runner-up finish in the boys team race. Mt. Blue was third (led by Carson Zundel in fifth), Leavitt was fourth (Eli Bell, ninth), host Mt. Abram fifth and Spruce Mountain sixth (Matthew Pepe, 37th).

Charles’ time of 17:04.5 was nearly two minutes faster than runner-up Brynne Robbins, her Cougars teammate. Second-place Maranacook was led by fifth-place finisher Sophie O’Clair. Jaidyn Negley was fourth to pace third-place Leavitt. Edward Little took fourth (Katherine Garcia, 11th), Winthrop fifth (Phoebe Dow, 25th), and Mt. Abram sixth (Emily Kidd, sixth, and Julia Wells, seventh).

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