Ball scores at buzzer, MMA men edge UM-Augusta

Posted Nov. 28, 2011, at 10:57 p.m.

CASTINE — Andy Ball grabbed a rebound and scored at the buzzer to give the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners a 52-50 men’s basketball victory over the UMaine-Augusta Moose Monday night.

After Shawn Dostie scored off a rebound to put MMA up 50-48 with 35 seconds left, UMA’s Aaron Cochran scored to tie it with 15 seconds left before Ball’s winning basket.

Ball finished with 14 to lead 1-3 MMA and Dostie added 13 points and 14 rebounds. Benjamin Russell contributed four assists.

Wily Walter led 1-11 UMA with 14 points and Cochran put in 12.

Women’s basketball

Colby 87, Thomas 26

At Waterville, Rachael Mack scored 21 points to help Colby improve to 4-0.

Aarika Ritchie added 11 points for Colby and Diana Manduca put in nine.

Elizabeth Goodall paced 0-3 Thomas with seven points.