The Sassi Memorial classical Nordic ski race that was scheduled for Saturday at Rumford’s Black Mountain has been called off because of the impending winter storm.

“Due to the fact that the snow is coming in sooner than originally thought, it is better that we postpone this event for the safety of our athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans,” the Chisholm Ski Club posted on its website.

The Black Mountain-based club said it is hoping to reschedule the annual event, which brings teams and skiers from throughout the state. No weekend dates are available, so the club is trying to plan the races for a midweek afternoon, possibly Thursday, Feb. 3, or Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 1:30 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL
LISBON 65, BOOTHBAY 40: Levi Tibbetts scored 15 of his game-high 17 points in the first half, when the Greyhounds’ (10-2) jumped out to a 42-24 lead, and they held strong the rest of the way to down the Seahawks (4-9) in Lisbon.

Caden Boone scored 13 points and Chase Mailhot 10 for Lisbon.

Gryffin Kristan paced Boothbay with seven points and Matt Sullivan and Connor Wenners added six points apiece.

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GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 75, LAKE REGION 65: Nate Hebert and Jay Hawkes each scored 15 points for the Patriots (10-5) in a win over the Lakers (8-6) in Gray.

Michael Ryan Jr. and Maxwell Kenney chipped in with 11 points apiece.

Jacob Stone poured in 30 points for Lake Region. Jackson Libby scored 13 and Jacob Chadbourne had 11.

SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 71, CARRABEC 47: Jace Bessey scored a game-high 30 points to lead the Phoenix to the MVC win in North Anson.

Camden Phillips added 15 points for Spruce Mountain (12-0), which gave head coach Scott Bessey his 100th win.

Joel Gehrke led Carrabec (7-6) with 15 points while Daniel Handley finished with 11.

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LEWISTON 59, CHEVERUS 50: Lewiston (10-4) grabbed a 29-26 halftime and held off the Stags (6-5) in Portland.

Eli Bigelow and David Omasombo each had 12 points, and Caed Langley and Yusuf Dakane scored 10 apiece for the Blue Devils.

Seth Huntington scored 20 points for Cheverus, including five 3-pointers.

MONMOUTH ACADEMY 54, MOUNTAIN VALLEY 51: Manny Calder scored 19 points and Sammy Calder followed with 14 as the Mustangs (7-3) rallied and edged the Falcons (6-4) in Rumford.

The Calders scored five points apiece in the fourth quarter, when Monmouth rallied from a 40-36 deficit.

Leon Salmon paced Mountain Valley with 11 points and Zach New and Jake New added 10 and nine, respectively.

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MT. ABRAM 71, HALL-DALE 53: Adam Luce scored 21 points to lead the Roadrunners to an MVC win over the Bulldogs in Strong.

Payton Mitchell scored 15 points, while Kaden Pillsbury added 14 points for Mt. Abram (8-6).

May Byron led Hall-Dale (4-8) with 24 points, while TJ Wilson added 12 points.

POLAND 64, NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 58: Hunter Gibson scored 30 points, including 12 free throws, to help the Knights (6-8) pull away from a halftime tie and defeat NYA (6-6) at Poland.

Poland used a 21-15 advantage in the third quarter to take a 44-38 lead.

Hayden Christener added 13 points for Poland.

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Logan Welch led the Panthers with 16.

MT. BLUE 69, CONY 67: Zach Poisson had 18 points to lead the Cougars (6-6) past the Rams (9-5) in Farmington.

Evans Sterling had 16 points and Hayden Dippner finished with 12 points for Mt. Blue.

Luke Briggs had a game-high 25 points for Cony, while Parker Sergent had 13 points. Brady Hopkins added 11 points and Kam Douin had 10 points.

GIRLS BASKETBALL
OXFORD HILLS 65, DEERING 27: Sierra Carson had 21 points to lead the Vikings (11-1) to a win over the Rams (3-11) in Paris.

Ella Pelletier had 10 points in the win.

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Maya Gayle led Deering with 10 points.

CHEVERUS 51, LEWISTON 18: The Stags (12-1) held Lewiston (7-7) scoreless in the first quarter and went on to a victory at Portland.

Maddie Fitzpatrick, returning from a thumb injury that caused her to miss 10 games, scored eight of her 11 points in the first quarter as Cheverus built a 17-0 lead. The Blue Devils pulled within 26-14 by halftime before being limited to four second-half points.

Emma Lizotte finished with 14 points and Emily Bontatibus had 10 for Cheverus.

Natalie Beaudoin led Lewiston with eight points.

NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 53, POLAND 42: Josie Harper-Cunningham hit three 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter – her only points – to help the Panthers (10-1) pull away from Poland (3-10) at Yarmouth.

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NYA led 22-18 at halftime and 32-23 through three quarters.

Graca Bila led the Panthers with 15 points. Sarah English added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Angel Huntsman had 10 points and nine assists.

Allie Ferland topped the Knights with 13 points.

SCARBOROUGH 41, EDWARD LITTLE 17: Lindsay Fiorillo scored 10 points as the Red Storm (10-3) rolled past the Red Eddies (2-11) at Scarborough.

The Red Storm used a 17-4 advantage in the second quarter to open a 24-8 halftime lead.

Rachel Penny had nine points for Edward Little.

BOYS HOCKEY
LAKE REGION/FRYEBURG/OXFORD HILLS 4, MT. ARARAT/LISBON/MORSE 3: Owen Galligan scored twice in the Ice Cats’ (9-2) win over the Eagles (5-6) in Bridgton.

Jacob Lemery had a goal and assist in the win and Kadan Neureuther also scored a goal. Caleb Micklon had two assists. Noah Grant made 39 saves.

Dylan Richards had a goal and an assist for the Eagles. Johnny Hole and Zander Kirk also scored in the loss. Sean Moore stopped 36 shots.


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