June 24, 2018
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Green powers EMCC men’s basketball past UM-Machias


BANGOR — Thelbert Green poured in 22 points and posted eight rebounds and six assists to lead the Eastern Maine Community College Golden Eagles to an 87-67 men’s basketball victory over the University of Maine-Machias at Johnston Gym Tuesday night.

John Caputo added 17 points for 7-1 EMCC, and Kyle Pluchino registered 14 points and seven assists.

Will Lewis and Ivory Sneed scored 13 points apiece for the Clippers (1-6), and Zach Armstrong had 12 points.

So. Maine 62, Bates 59

At Gorham, Brandon Tomah topped the Huskies (4-0) with 16 points, and Chris Pagentine and Jeremy Jackson contributed 13 each.

Mark Brust led the Bobcats (1-2) with 20 points, and Reid Christian had 12.

Women’s basketball

Colby 80, UMF 37

At Farmington, Rachael Mack led the way with 16 points as the Mules cruised by the University of Maine at Farmington.

Jen Nale and Kelly Potvin contributed 10 points each for 3-0 Colby, which was ranked 16th nationally in a d3hoops.com preseason poll. Jill Vaughan chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds. Aarika Ritchie dished out seven assists.

Lindsay Ranquist and Emily Higgins each scored eight points for the Beavers (1-3).

Bowdoin 69, UNE 53

At Brunswick, Jill Henrikson racked up 21 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals for Bowdoin as it rolled past the University of New England, winning its 16th game in a row over the Nor’easters.

The Polar Bears (3-0) hit eight 3-pointers in the first half. Kaitlin Donahoe scored 15 points for 11th-ranked Bowdoin, and Ellery Gould contributed 14 points. Amy Hackett added 12 points.

Kelley Paradis netted 17 points for the Nor’easters (2-1) and Kelly Coleman scored 14 points.

UMM 71, EMCC 52

At Johnston Gym in Bangor, Samira Cruz scored 17 points to pace the University of Maine-Machias Clippers past Eastern Maine Community College.

Sabree Rodriguez added 15 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Kayla Wood had 12 points for UMM.

Emma Johnson topped the Golden Eagles with 15 points, and Caroline Weymouth had eight points and eight rebounds.

So. Maine 76, Bates 63

At Gorham, Courtney Cochran scored a game-high 25 points for the Huskies (3-1), Nicole Garland added 16 and Erin McNamara had 13.

Meredith Kelly topped the Bobcats (0-1) with 17 points, and Molly Brown posted 14.

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