DIXIFIELD — Freshman Nathaniel Wainwright drained four 3-pointers and scored a game-high 18 points in Dirigo’s 52-43 boys basketball win over Mt. Abram on Saturday.

Three other Cougars (8-2) scored in double figures: Trent Holman (three 3s) scored 11 points, and Charlie Houghton and Trenton Hutchinson each hit a pair of 3s and finished with 10 points. Thirty-six of the Cougars’ points came from twelve 3-pointers.

Adam Luce and Kaden Pillsbury scored 11 points apiece for the Roadrunners (4-6), and Payton Mitchell added nine.

SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 68, BOOTHBAY 21: Freshman Jace Bessey’s big game highlighted the Phoenix’s (8-0) decisive win over the Seahawks (4-4) in Boothbay.

Bessey scored 37 points, including 15 in the third quarter. Elie Timler had a big second quarter, during which he tallied 11 of his 17 points. Spruce Mountain scored 21 points in both the second and third quarters.

Boothbay was led by Giovanna Warren’s seven points.

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EDWARD LITTLE 82, CHEVERUS 41: Marshal Adams had the hot hand, knocking down seven 3-pointers in his 21-point performance to steer the Red Eddies (9-1) to victory over the Stags (3-4) in Auburn.

Edward Little held Cheverus scoreless in the opening quarter and built a 34-19 lead by halftime.

John Shea went 5-for-7 at the foul line and scored 17 points for the Red Eddies. Hamza Sheikh added 11 and teammate Landon Cougle had 10.

Leo McNabb scored 11 points for the Stags.

SACOPEE VALLEY 60, RANGELEY 17: Ashton Day paced a balanced attack with 12 points, and the Hawks (1-9) held the Lakers (0-4) to six points through three quarters in a win in Hiram.

Carson Black added 10 points for Sacopee, which had 11 players score.

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RANGELEY 52, SACOPEE VALLEY 40: Winnie LaRochelle’s double-double paced the Lakers (3-1) in a road win over the Hawks (1-7) in Hiram.

LaRochelle scored 25 points, which included 11-of-16 shooting at the free-throw line, and grabbed 10 rebounds. Emily Eastlack added 19 points and seven assists.

Emma Boulanger was Sacopee Valley’s leading scorer with 10 points, and Keira Greene and Elyse Guptill added nine apiece.

OXFORD HILLS 61, PORTLAND 27: The undefeated Vikings (9-0) held the Bulldogs (1-8) to one point in the opening quarter and cruised to a Class AA victory in Paris.

Oxford Hills’ Sierra Carson scored a game-high 19 points. Brooklyn Alexander added 13 and Molly Corbett contributed 10 to the Vikings’ victory.

Liz Yugu led Portland with 13 points.

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WELLS 57, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 39: Grace Ramsdell scored 17 points for the Warriors (9-0), who used a 16-4 edge in the third quarter to pull away from the Patriots (6-2) at Wells.

Ruby McMinis chipped in with nine points.

CHEVERUS 62, EDWARD LITTLE 20: Maeve Kelly scored 15 points and Emma Lizotte and Emily Bontatibus scored 12 and 10 points, respectively, to lead the Stags (8-0) past the Red Eddies (2-8) in Auburn.

Unbeaten Cheverus built 27-9 lead by halftime and continued adding to its lead in the second half.

Rachel Penny scored a team-high five points for Edward Little.

KENTS HILL 60, DIRIGO 47: The Huskies built a lead in 2021 and held on to it in 2022, finishing off a victory over the Cougars in Dixifield in a game that was paused at halftime Dec. 14, 2021, due to COVID-19 issues.

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Kents Hill led 33-19 when the game was halted. On Saturday, a month and a day later, the Cougars outscored the Huskies 28-27.

Kents Hill’s Logan McDonald topped all scorers with 22 points. Regina Sabirova added 15 for the Huskies (3-0), Rose Jenkins contributed 11 and Alanna Batchelder finished with 10.

Jayce Brophy and Grace Robbins led Dirigo (3-3) with 14 points apiece, and Alyvia Perreault scored 12.

Caitlin Taylor scored 16 points for Gray-New Gloucester. Emma West had 11.

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