CONCORD, N.H. — Logan Myers had a breakout game off the bench for Central Maine Community College, which downed rival Southern Maine CC 65-55 in the semifinals of the Yankee Small College Conference men’s basketball tournament Saturday.

Myers poured in a team-high 17 points in 19 minutes, going 6 for 8, including 3 for 4 on 3-pointers and making both of his free throws. He scored 14 of those points after halftime, when the Mustangs pulled away from a 29-29 tied score.

Boston Caldwell led CMCC’s starters with 14 points, while Jeremiah Simeon and Leavitt grad Wyatt Hathaway each scored 12.

Luke Briggs scored a game-high 18 points for the Seawolves.

Central Maine CC advances to Sunday’s YSCC championship game against host NHTI, with a 12 p.m. tip-off.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
CMCC 79, VTSU-RANDOLPH 53: The Mustangs (26-1) jumped out to a big lead and cruised to a win over the Knights (11-11) in a YSCC semifinal on the NHTI campus in Concord, New Hampshire.

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Central Maine Community College will face University of Maine at Augusta in the tournament championship game Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Concord.

Ella Lavigne had game highs of 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Mustangs. Rosa Prieto and Oxford Hills grad Molly Corbett each contributed 11 points and Jolien Defoort scored 10 off the bench. Edward Little grad Chantel Ouellette filled the stat sheet with six points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals.

Arna Ámundadóttir scored a team-high 16 points for Vermont State University-Randolph.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE
UMF 17, RIC 4: The Beavers opened the season with a resounding road win over the Anchormen in Providence, Rhode Island.

Oxford Hills grad Ashlee Farrar scored a game-high five goals and added an assist for University of Maine at Farmington. Ruby McMinis found the back of the net four times, Abby Trefsger tallied three goals and two assists, and Gould Academy grad Sadie Harvey notched two goals and an assist. Riley Forrest, Skye Cotnoir and Emilie Crocker also scored for the Beavers.

Emily Marino scored all four goals for Rhode Island College.

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Kate Nowell made three saves in goal for UMaine-Farmington.

HAMILTON 14, BATES 10: The Bobcats’ fourth-quarter scoring blitz wasn’t enough to rally the hosts past the Continentals (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) in both teams’ conference opener in Lewiston.

Bates (1-2, 0-1 NESCAC) outscored Hamilton 5-0 in the final period, but it wasn’t enough after the Continentals stretched a 5-3 lead after one quarter to 11-3 at halftime. That included an 11-0 run from the first to the third periods.

Emma Austin, Hanna Matthews and Laci Raveis each tallied two goals for Bates, and Madeleine Donovan, Caroline Keating, Julia Roelofs and Grace Cassin scored one apiece. Austin also added two assists.

Sarah Creamer and Maddigan Leifer both notched hat tricks for Hamilton.

Avery Lehman made nine saves while playing the majority of the game in goal for Bates, and Raegan White added a save of her own in limited action.

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MEN’S LACROSSE
HAMILTON 21, BATES 8: The Continentals (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) took control from the get-go and rolled to a win in a NESCAC opener over the Bobcats (1-2, 0-1 NESCAC) in Clinton, New York.

Frank Coyle scored two of Hamilton’s first three goals to put the hosts up 3-0, then after Connor Hartman put Bates on the board, Coyle completed a hat trick to start another three-goal Continentals spree to close out the first quarter.

Coyle finished with four goals and Will Heher scored a game-high six for Hamilton.

Bates had eight different goal-scorers, including: Hartman, Cooper Lance, TJ Underhill, Wil Masterson, Sam Scola, Riley McClure, Jake Johnson and Alex Horowitz. Hartman, Underhill and Gray Doyle each provided an assist.

Andrew Toland stopped 16 shots in net for Bates.

BASEBALL
BOWDOIN SWEEPS UMF: The Polar Bears opened the new season for both teams by winning 13-0 and 5-1 in a doubleheader sweep of the Beavers in Brunswick.

Luke Chessie’s three-run home run in the first inning got Bowdoin’s campaign off to a rocking start.

UMaine-Farmington collected four hits — all singles — in the first four innings against Bowdoin starter Luca McKerley Coronado. Monmouth grad Matt Marquis and Oxford Hills grad Jonny Prutt each had a base hit.

In the second game, Marquis drove in the first run of the season for the Beavers in the top of the seventh. UMF again had four hits, with Pruett and Mt. Blue grad Jayden Meader each joining Marquis in that category.

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