AUBURN — Lewiston High School graduate Emily Strachan scored a game-high 17 points and made seven steals to lead the Central Maine Community College women’s basketball team to a 67-28 victory over Berkeley on Saturday.

Strachan also tallied five rebounds and four assists for the undefeated Mustangs (13-0).

Kali Thompson helped out CMCC with 14 points, and Cyla Moore added 10 points. Elizabeth Barrientos contributed a team-high seven rebounds, three steals, two assists, a block and five points. The Mustangs’ defense forced 45 turnovers.

Amal Mahmoud was the Knights’ (0-8) leading scorer with nine points. She also pulled down 18 rebounds and finished with five steals.

BERKELEY 91, CMCC 86: The Knights scored the final 10 points of the game to pull off a road win over the Mustangs (9-2) in Auburn.

Berkeley College (2-4) led by seven points at halftime, 44-37, but Central Maine Community College caught up midway through the second half and held a 86-81 lead after Boston Caldwell’s jumpshot with 2:14 remaining in the game. The Knights held the Mustangs scoreless the remainder of the game, while Kenneth Hines scored three points and then Marc Combs hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and scored the final seven of the game.


Combs made 12 of 19 from the field and scored a team-high 35 points. Tahshon Moore made five 3-pointers for 15 points, and Hines and Karranja Bright each contributed 14 points to the victory.

Caldwell topped all scorers with 38 points on 13 of 19 shooting, including 7 of 12 from 3-point range. Wyatt Hathaway drained three treys and finished with 14 points for CMCC and Mpore Semuhoza scored 11 points.

COLBY 78, BATES 61: The Mules (9-1) led from start to finish and took down the Bobcats (4-5) in Waterville.

Jack Lawson and Noah Tyson both notched double-doubles for Colby. Lawson scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds — both team-highs — and Tyson finished with 15 points and 12 boards.

Jahmir Primer was Bates’ top scorer with 14 points. Simon McCormick added 12 and Brady Coyne scored 11.

MAINE 3, CANISIUS 0: Cole Hanson and Jakub Sirota each netted a power-play goal and Maine extended its winning streak to four games with a shutout victory over Canisius in Orono.


Hanson put the Black Bears (6-8-1) ahead midway through the second period. Sirota made it 2-0 midway through the third, and Lynden Breen clinched the win in the final minute.

Victor Ostman stopped 22 shots for the shutout. Maine has allowed a total of three goals during its winning streak.

Jacob Barczewski made 23 saves for Canisius (5-11-2).

BATES 70, BOWDOIN 60: Jahmir Primer scored 21 points to lead the Bobcats (4-5) over the Polar Bears (4-6) in Brunswick.

Simon McCormick added 17 points and Steph Baxter 11 for Bates, which outscored the Polar Bears 22-13 over the final eight minutes.

James McGowan led Bowdoin with 16 points, followed by Xander Werkman with 12 and Alex Halpern with 10.

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