PRESQUE ISLE — Bryan Candelario’s 28-point performance carried the Eastern Maine Community College Golden Eagles to an 84-79 men’s basketball victory over the UMaine-Presque Isle Owls Saturday.
Eastern Maine Community College of Bangor (11-6) also received 14 points and six rebounds from Cote Card.
Chase Vicaire poured in 28 points to lead the University of Maine-Presque Isle, which shot 57 percent from the field, including 9-for-17 on 3-pointers. Thiago Conceicao added 16 points and 6 rebounds and Michael Warner tallied 14 points.
At Machias, Floyd Higgins scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help UMaine-Machias improve to 12-6.
Erick Andrews chipped in with 16 points and Elias Gutierrez added 15 points and seven rebounds.
Nikola Vukosavovic paced UM-Fort Kent with 18 points and James Givens added 12.
At Machias on Saturday, the Clippers shot 51 percent from the floor, including 59 percent (10-for-17) from the 3-point line in Saturday’s Yankee Small College Conference win over the Seawolves.
The win improves the Clippers to 11-6 overall and 8-3 in the conference.
Elias Gutierrez led the University of Maine-Machias (11-6, 8-3 YSSC) with 26 points, while Floyd Higgins scored 17. Erick Andrews and Brian Getchell added 10 points each and A.C. Ford tallied 11 assists.
Southern Maine Community College of South Portland was led by Tong Akot with 19 points.
At Randolph Center, Vt., James Givens made five 3-pointers en route to 20 points and dished out six assists as the Bengals beat the Green Knights on Saturday.
Jeremy Bishop (9 rebounds) and Fred Sanchez scored 13 points each and Jorge Matesanz provided 11 more for the University of Maine-Fort Kent.
Jamal Hughes poured in a game-high 29 points and contributed seven rebounds, seven assists and three steals for Vermont Tech. Nick Ryan and Stanley Salley chipped in with 12 points each.
At Lyndonville, Vt., Jojo Woodruff scored 23 points Saturday as the Hornets knocked the Eagles from the North Atlantic Conference unbeaten ranks.
David Johnson netted 22 points for Lyndon State (6-11, 6-4 NAC), while George Carle registered a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds.
Trevon Butler’s 18 points and 10 rebounds led Husson University of Bangor (14-2, 8-1 NAC). Mike Gonzales and Aaron Willis provided 15 points each and Dan Fleming chipped in with 12 points.
At Poultney, Vt., Andrew Dickey connected on nine of 10 3-point attempts on his way to a game-high 40 points to power the Beavers to a North Atlantic Conference win on Saturday.
Dickey, who went 12-for-16 from the floor overall and made seven of 10 foul shots, also grabbed 14 rebounds for the University of Maine-Farmington (7-9, 5-5 NAC). Ben Johnson added 14 points.
For Green Mountain College (3-11, 2-8 NAC), Javier Lugris led the way with 17 points.
At Johnson, Vt., the Badgers got 20 points from Ron Adrian in Saturday’s North Atlantic Conference win over the Mariners.
Bryan Hickey (9 rebounds) and Asim Khan posted 14 points each for Johnson State (3-11, 1-8 NAC).
Tyler Chiasson paced Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (1-13, 0-8 NAC) with 12 points and six rebounds. Tyler Gilson added nine points and a game-high 13 rebounds.
At Castleton, Vt., Troy Davine led a quintet of double-figure scorers with 15 points as the Spartans posted a North Atlantic Conference victory over the Terriers on Saturday.
Chad Copeland scored 15 points, Casey McGraw popped in 14, Logan White netted 12 and Carnelius Green added 10 for Castleton State (11-5, 9-1 NAC).
Garen Manzo hit for a game-high 31 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead Thomas College of Waterville (6-10, 6-4 NAC). Levi Barnes and Eric Westbrooks contributed 15 and 14 points, respectively.
At Lyndonville, Vt., Victoria McIntyre scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds in the Eagles’ North Atlantic Conference win over the Hornets on Saturday.
Samira Cruz netted 14 points and Chandler Guerette provided 13 points and four assists for Husson (8-7, 7-2 NAC).
Emily Gray paced Lyndon State (1-13, 1-9 NAC) with 14 points and six rebounds. Sarah Cornell provided 13 points, six rebounds and four steals.
At Johnson, Vt., on Saturday, the Mariners held the Eagles to 27 percent shooting to earn the North Atlantic Conference win.
Rebekah Campbell headed the effort for Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (8-6, 6-2 NAC) with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Leah Jackson and Cheyenne Malloy tallied nine points each.
Nicole Menard’s eight points led Johnson State (4-10, 4-5 NAC).
At Presque Isle on Saturday, Amanda Hotham and Kristin Thompson tossed in 14 points among five double-figure scorers for the Owls.
Olivia McNally logged 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals for the University of Maine-Presque Isle (12-4), while Brigette Pratt and Darby Toth added 11 points each. Hotham snatched 13 rebounds.
Kara Hebert led Eastern Maine Community College of Bangor (3-12) with 15 points and Carolyn Best scored 12.
At Randolph Center, Vt., Sam Carapellucci, Kayla Richards and Jenn Colpitts scored 12 points apiece Saturday to carry the Bengals to victory.
Carapellucci also pulled down nine rebounds for the University of Maine-Fort Kent.
Paige Wells racked up a double-double with 15 points and 16 rebounds to spearhead Vermont Tech. Ama Baker kicked in 15 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and five steals.
At Castleton, Vt., the Spartans remained unbeaten in North Atlantic Conference play with a win over the Terriers on Saturday.
Castleton State (15-2, 10-0 NAC) was paced by 17 points and nine rebounds from Alyssa Leonard. Meghan O’Sullivan and Jade Desroches chipped in with 12 points each.
Elizabeth Goodall led Thomas College of Waterville (3-13, 3-7 NAC) with nine points, five rebounds and three assists.
At Poultney, Vt., Bianca Stoutamyer connected for 14 points as the Beavers posted a North Atlantic Conference victory over the Eagles on Saturday.
Elizabeth Ferry (8 rebounds) netted 12 points, while Holly Oliver and Lindsay Ranquist scored 11 each for the University of Maine-Farmington (7-10, 6-4 NAC).
Allison Wadsworth sparked Green Mountain College (1-13, 0-10 NAC) with a game-high 20 points. Torie Cowell logged a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
At Brunswick on Saturday, Bowdoin pulled away in the second half for a NESCAC win over Colby at Morrell Gymnasium.
Shannon Brady led the 19th-ranked Polar Bears (16-2, 4-0 NESCAC) with 22 points and eight rebounds. Sara Binkhorst pitched in 11 points while Kirsten Prue added eight points, four assists and four steals.
The Mules of Waterville (6-12, 0-5) were led by 12 points from Carylanne Wolfington. Mia Diplock and Desi Smith had seven points each.
At Machias, post players Maria Veino, Jaimi Poland, Robert Trafton and Nyalieb Deng combined for 35 points, 29 rebounds and 13 blocked shots to lead Southern Maine Community College by UMaine-Machias Saturday.
Danielle McCusker scored 20 points to lead SMCC.
Emma LaGallais paced UMM with 13 points and six rebounds while Vanessa Patterson chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds.