Feb. 24, Scores and highlights

Posted Feb. 24, 2009, at 9:56 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL

EASTERN MAINE

Class A quarterfinals

No. 1 Waterville 6, No. 8 Brunswick 0

No. 2 Brewer 7, No. 7 Lawrence 2

No. 3 Lewiston 7, No. 6 GNG/Poland 2

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Class B quarterfinals

No. 4 Presque Isle 4, No. 5 Houlton-Hodgdon 3 (OT)

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WESTERN MAINE

Class A quarterfinals

No. 3 Falmouth 10, No. 6 South Portland 0

No. 4 St. Dominic 7, No. 5 Scarborough 4

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COLLEGE

MEN’S BASKETBALL

UM-Fort Kent 97, UM-Presque Isle 71

GNAC Quarterfinals

No. 3 Saint Joseph’s 85, No. 6 Rivier 67

NAC Quarterfinals

No. 3 UM-Farmington 58, No. 6 Maine Maritime 53

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

UM-Fort Kent 51, UM-Presque Isle 35

GNAC Quarterfinals

No. 1 Emmanuel 71, No. 8 Saint Joseph’s 52

Little East Tournament

No. 3 Southern Maine 61, No. 6 Rhode Island College 49

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BOYS HOCKEY

Witches power past Bulldogs

By Larry Mahoney, BDN Staff

BREWER — The second-seeded Brewer Witches used second-period goals from Tyler White, Joey Perry and Ryan Nadeau to build a 4-0 lead on route to a comfortable 7-2 victory over seventh-seeded Lawrence of Fairfield in the Eastern Maine Class A quarterfinal at the Penobscot Ice Arena Tuesday night. Brewer improved to 15-3-1 while Lawrence finished at 10-9. Nadeau scored the only goal of the first period and he added a third-period goal to cap his hat trick. White and Dylan Fitzpatrick also scored third-period goals for the Witches while Lawrence received third-period power play goals from Devan Belanger and Brock Lawrence. White scored 1:34 into the second period when he took a pass from Chris Lopez, busted down the right wing in a 2-on-2, and snapped a wrist shot from the top of the right circle that deflected in off the crossbar. Perry extended the lead to 3-0 at the 6:36 mark. Lawrence goalie Chris Caron had made two saves, one on Matt Helfen’s point shot and another on T.J. McCormick’s follow-up shot, but Perry shoveled home the rebound. Nadeau’s second goal of the game came with 42 seconds left in the period. Dave McNally wristed the puck to the midpoint and Caron made the initial save and another one Dylan Fitzpatrick’s in-tight rebound attempt, but Nadeau cut left-to-right after picking up the loose puck and swept it into the half-empty net. Brewer outshot Lawrence 20-7 in the second period. Nadeau scored in the first period as he converted on a Brewer power play at the 6:55 mark. Steve Farley slid the puck to Fitzpatrick, who was positioned near the right wing boards in the Lawrence zone. Fitzpatrick quickly fed the puck across to the top of the left circle where Nadeau one-timed a low wrister past Caron. Brewer outshot Lawrence 13-3 in the first period, but the Bulldogs did an effective job protecting the front of the net and limiting the Witches’ high-percentage scoring chances.

Presque Isle 4, Houlton-Hodgdon 3 (OT)

PRESQUE ISLE — Brennen Shaw scored two goals, including the game-tying goal to send Tuesday night’s Eastern Maine Class B hockey quarterfinal into overtime, and Mark Carvell scored the game-winner to give Presque Isle a 4-3 victory over Houlton-Hodgdon at the Northern Maine Forum. Carvell scored unassisted off a hard shot from the slot in traffic 3:30 into overtime for the 9-7-3 Wildcats. Dylan Collins scored an unassisted goal and Isaac Lajoie made two assists. Mitch Davis and Steve Ford had the other assists. Josh MacFarline made 25 saves on 28 shots. Morgan Hall had a goal and an assist for the 7-11-1 Black Hawks. Logan Holmes and Sam Fitzpatrick each scored one goal. Elliot Mooers and Ben Ward each had an assist while Malik Abouleish saved 25 of 29 shots.

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Men’s basketball

UM-Farmington 58, MMA 53

At Farmington, Eric Taylor had 20 points and 12 rebounds as the No. 3 University of Maine at Farmington held off No. 6 Maine Maritime Academy of Castine in the North Atlantic Conference quarterfinals. The Beavers will play No. 2 Husson University of Bangor in the semifinals Friday at 8 p.m. in Waterville. Andrew Dean scored 10 points for UM-Farmington. Derek DiFrederico led the Mariners with 15 points. Jake Manner chipped in 10 points.

Saint Joseph’s 85, Rivier 67

At Standish, Tyler Kelley scored 16 points to lead No. 3 Saint Jospeh’s College past No. 6 Rivier College in the GNAC quarterfinal. Chris Davis had 15 points for the Monks. Scot Vachon scored 11 points and Ray Eatmon added 10 rebounds. Lance Bisson and D.J. Poitras had 17 points each to lead Rivier.

UMFK 97, UMPI 71

At Presque Isle, Hamill Bassue had 16 points and three steals as the University of Maine at Fort Kent beat the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Alan Campbell scored 13 points for UMFK and Ilija Kalajdzic added 12 points and 10 rebounds. Othniel Hyliger scored 12 points, Brandon Fox had 11 points and Jimmy Lopez added 10 points. Devon Peaslee led UMPI with 21 points and eight assists. Ronald Spencer scored 20 points.

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Women’s basketball

Emmanuel 71, Saint Joseph’s 52

At Boston, Iman Davis scored 20 points and had five assists as No. 1 Emmanuel College eliminated No. 8 Saint Joseph’s College of Standish in the GNAC quarterfinals. Kristin LeBel had 10 points for Emmanuel and Abby Brenkach added nine points and 10 rebounds. Ashley Geel paced the Monks with 13 points and 10 rebounds and Meghan Daigle also scored 13 points.

UM-Fort Kent 51, UMPI 35

At Presque Isle, Kristen Violette scored a game-high 19 points to lead the University of Maine-Fort Kent Bengals past UM-Presque Isle. UMFK’s Talisha Herring had 10 points and eight rebounds to go with three steals. Geneice Bassue had 10 rebounds. Megan Korhonen had 10 points and eight rebounds, four assists, and three steals for the Owls.

USM 61, Rhode Island College 49

At Gorham, Kristi Violette had 17 points and 10 rebounds as No. 3 University of Southern Maine topped No. 6 Rhode Island College in the Little East Conference quarterfinals. Stacey Kent had 16 points for the Huskies. Kaylie DeMillo scored 10 points and Haley Johnson chipped in 10 rebounds. Stephanie Coro led RIC with 13 points.

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