KITTERY — Telsar’s offense and defense were in fine form in a 62-6 season-opening eight-man football win over Traip Academy on Saturday.

Rebels quarterback Will Doyle led the offense to a 42-0 halftime lead, which included touchdown passes to Cameron Palmer and Miles Lilly, as well as running touchdowns by Brayden Stevens and Bode Leach.

Telstar defensive ends Andrew Leighton and Cruz Kimball teamed up to force and recover a fumble, and safety Evan Leach intercepted a pass.

After the building the big lead in the first half, Rebels coach Tim O’Connor said the team mostly used second-team players in the second half.

ANOTHER LEAVITT GAME NIXED: The Hornets, who already had their Week 1 matchup with MCI canceled due to COVID-19 issues, have also lost their Week 2 opponent, Hermon, to COVID-19 issues.

Leavitt, the most recent Class C state champion, has been unable to find a replacement opponent. The Hornets are scheduled to play at Wells on Sept. 17.


HAMPDEN 3, LEWISTON 0: The Blue Devils played their first volleyball match in school history and fell to the Broncos in three sets, 25-11, 25-11, 25-15.

Kaitlyn Shannon had four aces for Lewiston, while Maddie Oliveira tallied two aces, an assist and one kill, and Sage Cormier finished with two aces, two kills and two digs.

Hampden Academy was led by Marion Glinski’s six aces and five more from Katie Armstrong, who also had four assist. Lydia Tracy contributed seven attacks and two kills.

MARANACOOK 5, LEAVITT 0: Emily Harper scored three goals and Addie Watson scored two in the Black Bears’ season-opening win over the Hornets in Turner.

Watson started the scoring with an unassisted goal with 9:50 left in the first half. Harper added two more goals within three minutes of each other later in the half. Lily Caban and Ella Trefethen assisted on Harper’s goals.

Harper and Watson each added an unassisted goal in the second half.


Leavitt goalie Carlie Leavitt made 12 saves.

UMASS DARTMOUTH 21, HUSSON 14: Antonio Brown scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 39-yard pass from Dante Aviles-Santos with 1:48 remaining, lifting the Corsairs over the Eagles in a season opener in Bangor.

Husson took a 14-13 lead early in the fourth quarter on a 10-yard pass from Nic Visser to Anthony Walker. But UMass Dartmouth regained the lead with a nine-play, 84-yard drive that included a fourth-down conversion.

Visser then drove Husson to the UMD 23 before throwing an interception with nine seconds remaining.

Tucker Buzzell opened the scoring for Husson with a 70-yard interception return early in the second quarter. Mike Vincent tied it with a 3-yard reception from Stephen Gacioch on the next possession, and the Corsairs went ahead in the third quarter on a 6-yard pass from Aviles-Santos to Diondre Ellis.

Visser completed 24 of 41 passes for 281 yards.

COAST GUARD 16, UNE 0: Tafari Wall connected with James Duren for a 62-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter, then added a 1-yard scoring run in the fourth as the Bears won a season opener in Biddeford.

Wall was 19 of 30 for 262 yards, with one interception.

UNE quarterback Matthew Harkins finished 9 of 20 for 78 yards and was picked off twice. Jaymeson Maheux led the Nor’easters with 61 rushing yards on five carries.

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