April 26, 2018
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College Football

Worcester State 32, MMA 31

At Worcester, Mass., David Salvi’s 44-yard punt return set up a 10-yard scoring run by Will Early with 1:55 left that lifted the Lancers to a New England Football Conference victory over the Mariners.

Early ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns to pace Worcester State (2-1 NEFC Bogan Division), which survived a back-and-forth battle.

Fullback Jim Bower carried 33 times for 167 yards and scored four times for Maine Maritime Academy of Castine, but the Mariners (2-1 NEFC Bogan) completed only one pass on the day. Bower had TD runs of 1, 3, 22 and 1 yards.

MMA had three extra-point kicks blocked and failed to execute a conversion on four of its five touchdowns. The hosts made three kicks, converted a rush and also booted a field goal to maintain the upper hand.

Worcester State quarterback Pat Good went 11-for-20 passing and accounted for 201 yards.

Wade Mondoux spearheaded the Mariners defense with 10 tackles, including six solo stops.

Amherst 23, Colby 2

At Amherst, Mass., Alex Vetras passed for 271 yards and two touchdowns as the Lord Jeffs handled the Mules from Waterville.

Wesleyan 35, Bates 8

At Lewiston, the Cardinals erupted for 21 second-quarter points to cruise past the Bobcats.

Hamilton 28, Bowdoin 17

At Clinton, N.Y., Mark Snickenberger scored his fourth touchdown of the game on a 3-yard run with 1:43 to play as the Continentals clinched a victory over the Polar Bears of Brunswick.

High School Football

Bucksport 20, Calais-Woodland 8

At Calais, Nate Warren rushed for a pair of first-half touchdowns as Bucksport knocked off Calais-Woodland.

Warren compiled 217 yards on 25 carries for the Golden Bucks while Alex Giosia added a seven-yard TD run in the first quarter.

Blake Ford scored the Sil-verados’ only TD on a two-yard rush in the second quarter. He finished with 113 yards on 20 carries.

Nokomis 21, Belfast 10

At Newport, Jordan Richards scored two second-quarter touchdowns to help the Warri-ors beat the Lions.

After Belfast recorded a safety by tackling a Nokomis player in the end zone, the Warriors answered with a scor-ing drive. Richards’ 1-yard scoring run put the hosts ahead for good.

Later in the quarter, Ri-chards (13 carries, 98 yards) caught a 14-yard halfback op-tion pass from Ethan Curry.

The Lions (0-5) cut the deficit to 14-10 on Derrick Bernosky’s 28-yard scoring run in the third quarter, but the Warriors (1-4) put the game away on a 12-yard TD toss from Derek Amoroso to Curry.

Curry paced the Nokomis de-fense with 12 tackles, including 10 solos, and a fumble recovery.

Hampden 38, Waterville 28

At Drummond Field in Wa-terville, Michael Jenkins scored the second of two TDs on a 5-yard run late in the third quarter to put the Broncos ahead for good in a seesaw af-fair.

Jenkins, who rushed for most of his 85 yards in the sec-ond half, also had a 1-yard scor-ing run in the fourth quarter.

Nolan Turner provided TD runs of 3 and 5 yards and also completed a 14-yard shovel pass to Justin Rodgerson for another score. Jacob Bowden had a 5-yard touchdown carry.

Quarterback Kyle Bishop sparked Waterville going 11-for-16 passing for 190 yards. He had a 9-yard scoring pass to Cam Bishop and hooked up with J.D. Gurski on a 44-yard touchdown completion.

Kris Huggins provided TD runs of 4 and 9 yards, both in the first half.

Women’s hockey

Minnesota St. 4, Maine 0

At Mankato, Minn., Kala Buganski netted two goals to lead Minnesota State past Maine on Saturday.

Lisa Edman added a goal while Maggie Fisher scored another and assisted on two for the 3-1 winners. Alli Altmann had 17 saves on 17 shots.

Genevieve Turgeon stopped 46 of 50 shots for 1-3 Maine.

Women’s soccer

Thomas 2, Johnson State 1

At Waterville on Sunday, Jamie Lockett found the back of the net with 3.3 seconds re-maining in the second overtime period, lifting the Terriers to victory.

Marisa Pickowicz had given Thomas a 1-0 lead in the second half, before Emily Hassard equalized for Johnson State three minutes later off a direct kick.

Jess Nassetta registered 15 saves for the Terriers, while Elizabeth Wallace made six stops for the Badgers.

Castleton State 3, MMA 0

At Castine, the Spartans scored three first-half goals to defeat Maine Maritime on Saturday.

Maria Arnot scored two goals while Courtney Chadbourne added another for 8-5 Castleton State. Nakita Baldic didn’t have to make a save.

Lacey Jackson had nine saves on 20 shots for 4-7-2 Maine Maritime.

St. Joseph’s 3, Johnson & Wales 3

At East Providence, R.I., Brianna Jordan scored with 4:44 remaining in regulation Saturday as the Monks earned a tie.

Katie Jordan and Mikayla Call scored a goal each for 6-4-1 Saint Joseph’s of Standish and Jessica Needham added an assist. Katye Mayo made four saves on 16 shots.

Katyln Gerrish, Amanda Aguiar and Samantha Reynolds posted a goal apiece for 7-6-1 Johnson & Wales. Kory Blythe made 10 saves on 26 shots.

UMass Dartmouth 3, So. Maine 0

At North Dartmouth, Mass., Jessica Swenson scored two goals Saturday to power the Corsairs to victory.

Caitlin McCleary had the other goal for 3-4-4 UMass Dartmouth. Tanya Braga made three saves on five shots.

Alison Bradley had seven saves on 11 shots for the 1-1-2 Huskies of Gorham.

Boston University 1, Maine 0

At Boston Sunday, Marisha Schumacher-Hodge scored an unassisted goal in the second half to lead the Terriers to the win.

Janie Reilly didn’t have to make a save on three shots for 9-5-1 Boston University.

Jasmine Phillips stopped four of 16 shots for 5-3-5 Maine.

UMPI 1, UMM 0 (OT)

At Presque Isle Saturday, Erin Pelletier scored the game’s only goal as the Owls triumphed in overtime.

Jessica Kinney assisted on the goal while Billie Martin saved four of five shots for 5-1-1 UMaine-Presque Isle.

Stephanie Wunderley stopped 12 of 23 shots for 6-7 UMaine-Machias.

UM-Presque Isle 11, Fisher 0

At Presque Isle Sunday, Katie Moody collected four goals and an assist while Erin Pelletier had three goals as the Owls rolled.

Amber Bradley had two assists while Carolynn Tuck had a goal plus an assist for UMaine-Presque Isle. Chelsea Boudreau and Makayla Gahagan each added a goal and Desiree Smith another plus two assists. Tuck and Billie Martin combined for three saves on four shots.

Melissa Holloman and Jackie Streeter teamed up for 20 saves on 46 shots for Fisher College.

UMF 8, Johnson State 0

At Farmington Saturday, Chelsea Norton’s two goals led the Beavers to the win.

Amber Murphy had a goal plus two assists while Eryn Neptune, Melissa St. Amanda, Julie Waters, Katie Schwarz and Heidi Jackson added a goal apiece for 5-4 UMaine-Farmington. Mckell Barnes had one save on one shot.

Elizabeth Wallace compiled six saves on 33 shots for 3-8-1 Johnson State.

Lyndon State 1, Thomas 0

At Waterville Saturday, Kelly Warren’s scored the game’s only goal in the first half to lift Lyndon State to the win over Thomas College.

Jess Nassetta came up with six saves for Thomas.

Husson 5, Thomas 0

At Waterville, Krystal Doughty connected for two second-half goals to propel Husson University of Bangor to victory on Saturday.

Courtney Allen and Elisha Dorso each registered a goal and an assist for the Eagles, while Erin Nason scored one. Kara Voisine made two saves.

Megan Denby came up with 10 saves for Thomas College.

UMFK 8, Fisher 0

At Fort Kent on Saturday, the Bengals rolled despite the loss of leading scorer Whitney Sinclair to an ankle injury as Brianne McGary, Pam Peralta and Macie LaPlante each chipped in with two goals.

Shanae Armstrong and Angela Norsworthy each added a goal for the 9-2 Bengals and Kayla Daigle didn’t have to make a save.

Liz Johnson made 25 saves on 35 shots for 1-11 Fisher.

Girl’s Soccer

Searsport 7, Sumner 0

At Searsport, Tianna Faunce recorded four goals and two assists as Searsport blanked Sumner of East Sullivan.

Sara Bradshaw had a pair of goals and an assist and Olivia Quigley a goal and assist for the Vikings. Shannon Higgins, Kayla Garcelon and Katherine Cotter combined for one save on three shots.

Kelsey Tucker had 18 saves on 44 shots for Sumner.

Presque Isle 13, Bucksport 0

At Bucksport, Sarah Porter, Kayla Legassie and Kayla Ri-chards all had hat tricks as the Wildcats rolled to their 11th win against just one loss.

Amber Griffin and Alyssa Houston each recorded their first goals of the season for Presque Isle while Chelsea Nickerson and Brittany Bear-don added a goal apiece. Kellsey Park stopped all three shots.

Carrie Dagile stopped 10 of 26 shots for 0-12-1 Bucksport.

Bangor 2, Lawrence 2 (2OT)

At Fairfield, Paquette Bai-ley’s goal with 10 minutes to play in regulation enabled the Bulldogs to earn a tie with the Rams.

Natasha Morris added a goal for Lawrence while Jess Poulin made nine saves on 22 shots.

Denali Graham and Kailey McKenna netted unassisted goals for Bangor. Kortnie Hudgens had 13 saves on 19 shots.

JV: Bangor 7-0

Madawaska 0, Calais 0 (2OT)

At Calais, the Owls and Blue Devils battled to a stalemate in two overtimes.

Stephanie Nadeau had seven saves on 10 shots for 7-3-1 Madawaska while Hillary Hollingdale stopped 24 of 28 for 4-4-1 Calais.

Bangor Chr. 2, DI-Stonington 1

At Deer Isle, Amanda Hall and Kelley Robinson scored second-half goals to lead the Patriots to victory.

Abby Groski netted an assist for 4-4-1 Bangor Christian. Moriah Bach had 14 saves on 19 shots.

Britnie Jones scored for the 3-6-2 Mariners while Anika Powers stopped 15 of 25 shots.

Hampden 6, Skowhegan 0

At Skowhegan, Ashley Robinson knocked in a pair of goals as Hampden won for the sixth time in seven games.

Katie Chambers netted a goal and dished out three assists while Samantha Utecht had a goal and assist. Micaela Stephenson and Chelsea Kuzio added goals and Clarissa El-Hajj and Sarah Lamberton assists for the 7-4 Broncos. Julia Snyder saved all seven shots.

Samantha Gray stopped seven of 13 for 3-8 Skowhegan.

JV: Hampden 4-0

Buckfield 8, Highview Chr. 0

At Charleston, Lindsay Henderson and Magen Rowe scored two goals each to power the Bucks to victory.

Ashlee Hamann turned in a goal and two assists, while Natasha Elsman, Leann Abbott and Kendra Andrews scored one goal apiece for 6-1-1 Buckfield. Carly Carlisle made two saves on three shots.

Anita Allard registered 16 saves on 32 shots for 1-6-1 Highview Christian Academy.

Rangeley 2, Greenville 0

At Rangeley, Allie Hammond scored both goals as Rangeley beat Greenville.

Emily Carrier made 11 saves on 28 shots for the 7-3-1 winners.

Sidney Richardson made four stops on 10 shots for 4-1-4 Greenville.

Houlton 3, Lee 3 (2OT)

At Lee, the Pandas’ Kelsey Grass tied the match with 5:53 left in regulation and it stayed that way through two overtimes.

Katelyn Mallett had a goal plus an assist and Heidi Sappier a goal and two assists for 4-6-2 Lee. Felicia Thorton had 15 saves on 23 shots.

Hiba Bilad scored two goals and Rebecca Crandall one for 6-5-2 Houlton. Amanda Fogarty tallied an assist while Madison Lizotte and Vanessa Sanderson teamed up for 13 saves on 23 shots.

Boy’s Soccer

Fort Kent 4, Piscataquis 2

At Guilford, Shane Theriault had two goals to spark Fort Kent’s victory.

Jus Taggett and Spencer Levesque contributed a goal apiece for the 7-4-1 Warriors. Matt Harvey had seven saves on 11 shots.

Damien Bridge scored both goals for 4-5-2 Piscataquis. Corbin Shufelt had six saves on 15 shots.

Sumner 6, Searsport 4

At Searsport, Woody Huber scored two goals and assisted on another to power the Tigers of East Sullivan to victory.

Anthony Cultrea tallied two goals for 2-10-1 Sumner, while Gabe O’Brien and Joey Malloy provided one each. Josh Ring made three saves on nine shots.

Chris Gillo and Josiah Bra-zier scored two goals each for 1-11 Searsport. Josh Ellis added an assist and Dan Peach made 10 saves on 18 shots.

Greenville 2, Rangeley 0

At Rangeley, Tony DiAngelo and Evan Bickford had a goal apiece as Greenville triumphed.

Richie Chilson had an assist and Alex Jardine stopped 12 of 12 shots for the 6-1-2 Lakers.

Zach Abbott had 20 saves on 20 shots for 4-6 Rangeley.

Bangor 9, Lawrence 0

At Bangor, Nick George and Phil Frost each scored two goals and assisted on another to propel the Rams to their 10th victory of the season.

Johnny Warren netted two goals for 10-0-1 Bangor, while Clark Noonan provided a goal and an assist. Luke Hetterman and Blaine Tobin tallied one goal each, Mack Susi contributed two assists and Dan Taft added one.

Goalkeeper Bud Angst did not face any shots.

Codey Fabian made 14 saves on 35 shots for 3-7 Lawrence of Fairfield.

JV: Bangor 4-0

Highview Chr. 4, Buckfield 1

At Charleston, Ryosuka Yamada scored two of his three goals in the first half as the host Knights capitalized on a stiff wind while building a 3-0 halftime advantage.

Alexander Papkov and Stefan Rowe had assists on Yamada’s goals, while Cody Crooker converted a corner kick for 8-2 Highview Christian Academy. Rowe made 28 saves on 33 shots, including 16 stops in the second half.

Aaron Dewitt scored the goal for 5-4 Buckfield. Nate Corson made 18 saves on 28 shots.

Hampden 4, Skowhegan 0

At Hampden, Ben Clark scored a pair of goals and Brad Melanson made six saves on nine shots in the shutout.

Grant Aylward and Matt Wibberly scored one goal each for the 6-3-2 Broncos, while Brad Dolan provided two assists and Kevin Angelinetta one.

Nick Beaulieu made 18 saves on 30 shots for 1-10 Skowhegan.

JV: Hampden 3-1

Bangor Chr. 2, DI-Stonington 1

At Deer Isle, Nate Fowler tallied a goal and assisted on Brett Bradford’s as Bangor Christian triumphed.

Tyler Alexander had 18 saves on 19 shots for the 9-2-1 Patriots.

Jay Boyce scored on a penalty kick for 5-4-1 Deer Isle-Stonington. Eben Powers stopped 16 of 22 shots.

College Field hockey

Saint Joseph’s 5, Salve Regina 0

At Newport, R.I., Kayla Nowell scored twice and posted two assists to spark the Monks to victory on Saturday.

With the effort, Nowell set Saint Joseph’s single-season marks for goals (13), assists (11) and points (37).

Taylor Allison made three saves on as many shots for the 7-3 Monks of Standish. Amanda Sebastiao, Kelly Emerson and Sarah Bartell added goals.

Devin Eppley made 11 saves on 16 shots for the 3-8 Seahawks.

Keene State 4, Southern Maine 2

At Keene, N.H., Carly Benning provided a goal and an assist to spark the Owls to victory on Saturday.

Elizabeth Rand, Aislyn Sherry and Alyssa Rowell tallied a goal apiece for the 11-3 winners. Vikki Stoessel made 12 saves on 17 shots.

India Lowe scored both goals for 7-6 Southern Maine of Gorham. Brianna Beisaw had the assist. Allison Hill made eight saves on 19 shots.

Maine splits on weekend

The University of Maine dropped two weekend contests, losing a 4-3 decision to New Hampshire on Saturday in Orono before dropping a 3-2 verdict Sunday to Rutgers at Providence, R.I.

On Sunday, Katie Feeley scored two goals and assisted on another by Amy Lewis as 18th-ranked Rutgers held on for the win.

Lauren Decerbo had four saves on 12 shots for the 11-3 Scarlet Knights.

Courtney Veinotte and Ellen Andrews had a goal apiece and Kelly Newton two assists for 3-9 Maine. Brittany Fleck stopped three of 16 shots.

In Saturday’s game, Sarah Craigue scored the second of her three goals late in the first half to put New Hampshire ahead for good.

Craighe had netted the Wildcats’ second goal and then provided the eventual game-winner in the second half. Brittany Jacobs also tallied for 6-8 New Hampshire. Jenna Lehman made 13 saves on 28 shots.

Kelly Newton and Stephanie Gardiner each scored a first-half goal for 3-8 UMaine, with each assisting on the other’s. Brittany Fleck came up with seven saves on 19 shots.

High School Field Hockey

Edward Little 2, Bangor 1

At Bangor, Emily Ranucci scored the second of her two goals with 3:30 remaining in the second overtime to give Edward Little of Auburn the win.

Kayla Cummings recorded five saves on six shots for the 7-4-2 Red Eddies.

Brittney Chapman netted an unassisted goal for 6-5 Bangor. Hilary Babin and Melissa Mower combined for six saves on eight shots.

JV: Bangor 2-1

Men’s soccer

Johnson State 2, Thomas 1

At Waterville on Sunday, Emil Albright’s unassisted first-half goal provided the margin of victory as the Badg-ers edged the Terriers.

Zach Lees scored the first goal for Johnson State (Vt.), while Andy Lane made three saves.

Eric Walton scored on a Tim Costa assist for Thomas. Keegan Curtin came up with six saves.

USM 3, UMass Dartmouth 2

At Gorham Saturday, Peter McHugh’s goal with 20 seconds left in the second overtime gave the Huskies the win.

Greg Cox had a goal and assist and Nick Johnson a goal for 9-4-1 Southern Maine. David Kreps had four saves on 11 shots.

Mike Alves and Chris Bernardo scored for 7-5 UMass Dartmouth. Kevin Pelsinski and Anel Brkic combined for three saves on eight shots.

Husson 2, Green Mountain 0

At Bangor, Nathan Carter and Tyler Metevier scored second-half goals to lift Husson to victory Saturday.

Josh Bartlett and Mark Trombley had assists for the 6-5 Eagles. Brad Ala and Miguel Dominguez didn’t have to make a save on two shots.

Ryder Ritchie stopped 10 of 35 shots for 0-15 Green Mountain.

St. Joe’s 2, Albertus Magnus 1

At New Haven, Conn., Joseph Happnie’s goal in the second overtime gave the Monks of Standish a Saturday win.

Michael Sanfilippo scored a first-half goal while Derek Osmond assisted on the game-winner for 6-3-3 St. Joseph’s. Will Pike had five saves on 13 shots.

Mike Strong scored in the second half for 6-6-1 Albertus Magnus. Gerald O’Connor stopped four of 10 shots.

Hartford 2, Maine 0

At Hartford Saturday, the Hawks scored one goal in each half to defeat UMaine.

Ivan Guarin and Carlos Villa scored goals while Cedomir Tomcic had an assist for 7-3-2 Hartford. Luke Citrinti saved three of 10 shots.

Nemanja Kostic had five saves on 15 shots for the 3-10-1 Black Bears.

UM-Farmington 2, Johnson St. 1

At Farmington on Saturday, Andrew Harner’s unassisted goal 13:02 into the first half was the eventual game-winner.

James Tollefson scored on a Sean Raph assist for 4-5 UMaine-Farmington. Matthew Dennett made seven saves on 14 shots.

Christopher Keefer scored a second-half goal for 6-4 Johnson State (Vt.). Andy Lane made five saves on 11 shots.

Thomas 2, Lyndon State 1

At Waterville on Saturday, Cory Underwood scored an unassisted goal with a little more than five minutes to play, lifting the Terriers to victory.

Tim Costa scored off a Jonathan Clippert setup for Thomas. Keegan Curtin made three saves.

Jeff Giroux came up with four saves for Lyndon State (Vt.)

UM-Machias 3, UMPI 0

At Presque Isle Saturday, Greg Dawson scored two goals to lead UMaine-Machias to the win.

Isiah Eagles added a goal for the 7-6 Machias and Nick Bakas and Santiago Meira assists. Adam Mauro had six saves on 12 shots.

Richard Felbaum stopped three of eight shots for 7-3-1 UM-Presque Isle.

UM-Presque Isle 12, Fisher 0

At Presque Isle Sunday, Corey Fournier and Devon Paslee each had three goals for UM-Presque Isle in the win.

Peaslee also had two assists with Josh Peaslee notching three plus a goal; Seth Dorr knocked in two goals while Tony Hibbard, and Brian Zwicker added a goal apiece for the Owls. Richard Felbaum didn’t have to make a save on two shots.

Greg Jackson stopped 16 of 44 shots for Fisher College.

Castleton State 4, MMA 0

At Castine on Saturday, the Spartans outshot the Mariners 30-7 while earning the victory.

Ryan Hahn, Nick Bellizzi, Josh Costa and Greg Klopfer tallied a goal apiece for 7-6 Castleton State (Vt.). Mike Anthony and Ben Colona combined to make two saves on seven shots.

Jeff Butland and Randy Bartlett teamed up to make 11 saves for 4-6-1 Maine Martime Academy.

UMFK 10, Fisher 0

At Fort Kent on Saturday, Andrew Gervais scored three goals to lead UMaine-Fort Kent by Fisher.

Henley Comrie and Wally Stewart each added two goals for the 11-0 Bengals. Keith Williams, Dwayne Smith and Tim McDermott each added a goal. Goalie Giovanni Sinclair didn’t have to make a save.

For 1-11 Fisher, Greg Jackson made 30 saves on 40 shots.

Lyndon State 2, UMF 0

At Farmington Sunday, Darren Roberge scored one goal and assisted on another by Chris Cowan to lift Lyndon State to the win.

Ian Oliver came up with four saves on 10 shots for 6-6 Lyndon State.

Matthew Dennett stopped eight of 16 shots for the 4-6 Beavers.

Green Mountain 3, MMA 0

At Castine Sunday, Colin Miner, Ryan Spill and Brendan Regan netted a goal apiece to lead Green Mountain to its first win of the fall.

Ryder Ritchie had nine saves on 20 shots for the 1-15 winners.

Randy Bartlett stopped five of 15 shots for 4-7-1 Maine Maritime.

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