At Alfond Arena in Orono Friday night, Houlton/Hodgdon skated to a 2 to 1 victory over the Black Bears of Old Town/Orono.
Brandon Malone scored both goals for Houlton/Hodgdon. Lucas Grant and Billy Phillips each had an assist.
Tyler Byther scored the Black Bears’ lone goal unassisted.
Houlton/Hodgdon goalie Chase Brewer made 29 saves on 30 shots. Chase Albert stopped 16 on 18 shots for Old Town/Orono.