Friday, April 18, 2014
Morning Sentinel staff report
SKOWHEGAN — Skowhegan outscored Brewer 13-0 in the third quarter en route to 46-43 win in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A girls basketball action Tuesday night.
The Indians fell behind with two minutes left but got a key hoop from Morgan Buker and a pair of free throws from Taylor Johnson to seal the win. Cheyenne Malloy led the Indians with 12 points while Buker added eight points and 10 rebounds and Chelsey Whittemore had 10 rebounds. Maddy Bailey paced Brewer with 16 points and Lindsay Houp added 13. Both teams are 9-8.
Erskine 64, Brunswick 52: Bridget Humphrey scored a career-high 29 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Eagles to the KVAC Class A win in South China.
Humphrey added 14 rebounds, four assists and three steals while teammate Hannah Bridges also turned in a strong game with 18 points and Taylor Boucher grabbed 11 rebounds. For the Dragons, Julia Champagne scored 15 points, Lyse Henshaw 12 and Lauren Carleton 11. Brunswick is 2-15, Erskine is 1-16.
Forest Hills 54, Greenville 39: Dana McNally scored 14 points, including her school-record 94th 3-pointer, to lead the Tigers in Forest Hills.
McNally, a junior, set the school record for 3-pointers on the game’s first basket.
Kori Coro led all scorers with 17 points to pace the Tigers (15-3).
Michaella Gilbert scored 16 points to lead Greenville (7-11).
Mt. Blue 51, Messalonskee 42: Miranda Nicely scored 19 points as the Cougars took the KVAC A win in Farmington.
Addie Brinkman scored nine points for Mt. Blue (11-6). Kelsey Mayo had 12 points and 13 rebounds for Messalonskee (6-11), while Kassi Michaud scored 11 points and had five steals for the Eagles.
Islesboro 32, Valley 30: Islesboro rallied in the third quarter, overcoming an eight-point deficit to take the East/West Conference win in Bingham.
Valley had a chance to win in the closing seconds, but a 3-point shot missed with four seconds to play.
Ally Craig scored 11 points to lead Islesboro (7-10). Elle Snyder scored six points and led the comeback.
Sydney Vincent led Valley (5-13) with 12 points on four 3-pointers.
Rangeley 74, North Haven 33: Seve Deery-Deraps had 17 points and five steals to lead the Lakers to the win in Rangeley.
Blayke Morin had 11 points and nine rebounds for Rangeley (17-1). Emma Gunic had 10 points and 12 boards for the Lakers.
Gina MacDonald led North Haven (4-13) with 20 points.
Gardiner 62, Mt. View 19: Kylie Granholm led a balanced attack with 11 points as the host Tigers won the KVAC B game.
Taylor Banister and Ally Day each scored eight points for Gardiner (13-4) while Liz Kelley added seven. Twelve different Tigers scored.
Mt. View (3-14) was led by Janelle Thornley with eight points.
Mt. Abram 44, Carrabec 33: Mikayla Luce scored 15 points and Miranda Smith added 13 to lead the Roadrunners in North Anson.
Annie Dexter scored nine points for Mt. Abram (9-9) as well.
Brooklyn Lewis and Emma Pluntke each scored seven points to lead the Cobras (5-12).
Waterville 27, MCI 26: ColleenO’Donnell’s free throw in the final minute sealed the KVAC Class B win for the Purple Panthers in Pittsfield. Maine Central Institute’s Kat Smedberg tied the game with a basket with a minute left to play. O’Donnell led Waterville (3-14) while 16 points while Katie Cronkite paced MCI (0-17) with six.
Forest Hills 53, Greenville 49: Evan Worster made his 100th consecutive start and scored 20 points to lead the Tigers to the East/West Conference win in Jackman.
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