Grover propels UMF women past Lyndon State

Posted Dec. 08, 2013, at 8:57 p.m.

FARMINGTON — University of Maine-Farmington freshman Kennadi Grover scored 21 points in her first collegiate start to lead the University of Maine-Farmington to an 85-52 women’s basketball victory over Lyndon State Saturday.

UMF (3-4) outrebounded Lyndon State 63-22, with 13 by Ayla Allen and 11 by Meghan Smith. Allen added 15 points while Lindsay Ranquist and Hannah Roy each put in 10.

Emily Gray paced Lyndon (0-4) with 29 points.

MMA 72, Husson 64

At Newman Gym in Bangor on Saturday, Ashley Shine scored a career-high 22 points, including 13 in the second half to lead Maine Maritime Academy (3-3) by Husson (2-2).

Shine hit four 3-pointers and also grabbed seven rebounds. Kari Jones chipped in with 14 points and Hannah Lyons added 10. Bekah Campbell recorded nine rebounds and Leah Jackson added eight points and eight rebounds.

Chandler Guerette led the Eagles with 17 points and Victoria McIntyre added 12.

Husson took its last lead of the game after a Guerette layup at 16:32 gave the Eagles a 42-40 lead. Jackson’s traditional three-point play at 15:47 put the Mariners ahead for good 43-42.

Bowdoin 83, Colby 69

At Waterville on Saturday, Bowdoin (7-0) used an 18-0 second-half run to pull away for from Colby (3-6).

Selena Lorrey was 6-for-12 from 3-point range on the way to a game-high 21 points for the Polar Bears. Shannon Brady had a double-double with 17 points and had 11 rebounds. Sarah Binkhorst had 13 points and a game-high eight assists while Megan Phelps had 10 points and nine boards.

Desi Smith had a team-high 15 points to lead Colby. Carylanne Wolfington finished with 14 points and eight rebounds and Mia Diplock had 11 points and seven assists.

Thomas 58, Johnson St. 51

At Waterville on Saturday, Elizabeth Goodall scored 16 points and recorded seven steals to help Thomas (2-5) beat Johnson State (2-5).

Ashleigh Gagne chipped in with 14 points and seven rebounds while Emilee Reynolds finished with 13 points and nine rebounds for the Terriers.

The second half featured six lead changes, but the Terriers jumped out to the biggest lead of the contest (12) at 4:35 on a jumper by Goodall.

Brittany Robertson paced Johnson with 16 points.

Men’s basketball

Husson 104, MMA 57

At Newman Gym in Bangor on Saturday, Raheem Anderson scored 21 points to lead Husson to its sixth straight win.

Phil Leighton added 17 points and seven rebounds for Husson (6-0) while Dan Fleming finished with 13 points and Phil Leighton added 10.

Garrett Libby paced Maine Maritime Academy (1-6) with 18 points and Tyler Chiasson finished with 13.

Lyndon State 85, UMF 74

At Farmington on Saturday, UMaine-Farmington committed 20 turnovers leading to 25 Lyndon State points, as the previously winless Hornets (1-3) posted the win the Beavers (4-3).

David Johnson paced Lyndon with 20 points, Roy Alers added 16, George Carle netted 11 and Howard Lyles had 10.

Garrett Clemmer scored 18 points to lead UMF while Ben Johnson recorded 16 points and 16 rebounds. Nick Hilton added 12 points and Pet Sumner had 10.

Bowdoin 82, Colby 64

At Waterville on Saturday, Andrew Madlinger tied his career-high with 28 points, including six three-pointers, as the Bowdoin (7-0) beat Colby (4-3).

Madlinger started red-hot, opening 5-for-5 and nailed his first four three-point attempts as Bowdoin shot 59.3 percent (16-for-27) in the first half.

John Swords added 17 points and 10 rebounds for Bowdoin while Keegan Pieri added 10 points.

Luke Westman’s 22 points and five assists paced Colby.

Thomas 76, Johnson St. 66

At Waterville on Saturday, Thomas (2-4) rallied from a 19-point halftime deficit to beat Johnson State (2-4.

Levi Barnes paced Thomas with 29 points, including five 3-pointers. Garen Manzo chipped in with 16 points.

Bryan Hickey recorded 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead Johnson State.

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