April 02, 2020
BANGOR DAILY NEWS (BANGOR, MAINE

Laita fuels Ponies romp

DOVER-FOXCROFT – Nick Laita scored eight of his game-high 15 points in the first quarter as Foxcroft jumped out to a 19-6 lead en route to a 62-34 win over Bucksport in schoolboy basketball action Monday.

Laita also hauled down 12 rebounds.

Andy Lizotte and Mike Grant had 10 points each for the winners, who built a comfortable 34-12 halftime lead. Seth Kimball dished out five assists.

Buzz Simpson’s 11 points paced Bucksport.

Bucksport (3-5) 34

Simpson 4-2-11, Gray 2-0-4, Pollard 2-1-5, Gifford 1-0-2, Harvey 3-0-6, Giroux 1-0-2, Astbury 0-2-2, Clough 1-0-2, Russell, Mott, Beck, White

Foxcroft (6-4) 62

Laita 7-1-15, Grant 4-1-10, Lizotte 4-2-10, Lander 0-1-1, Hartford 2-0-4, Oakes 1-0-3, Kruschet 2-1-5, Clawson 2-0-4, Robbins 1-0-2, Sands 2-0-4, Stevens 1-2-4, Kimball

3-pt. goals: Grant, Oakes Bucksport 6 12 23 34 Foxcroft 19 34 50 62

JV: Bucksport 75, Foxcroft 26

Katahdin 57, Penquis 44 Sleeper scores 1,000th point

At Sherman Station, junior Willie Sleeper scored six of his game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter as Katahdin pulled away for the win.

Sleeper surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career in the game. Wade Stubbs scored 14 points for the Cougars of Katahdin. Shawn Cyr added 10 points. Matt Pokrywka paced Penquis with 13 points. Casey Hamlin netted 10 points.

Penquis (6-3) 44

Hamlin 3-3-10, Knowles 1-1-3, Demers 3-1-7, Weston 1-0-3, Perkins 0-6-6, Heal 0-2-2, Pokrywka 5-3-13, Theriault, Allen, Marino, Gillis

Katahdin (7-2) 57

McNally 1-0-3, Stubbs 5-4-14, McCarthy 2-2-6, Sleeper 6-6-18, Carver 2-2-6, Cyr 5-0-10, Schmidt, Rush

3-pt. goals: McNally; Hamlin Penquis 6 23 37 44 Katahdin 15 23 39 57

JV: Penquis 67, Katahdin 54

PVHS 76, Lee Academy 65

At Lee, Nathan Cyr erupted for 17 of his game-high 43 points during a third quarter surge that put the Penobscot Valley Howlers in the lead for good.

In addition to Cyr’s 43 points, Robbie Coyle added 15 and Travis Cloukey had 10.

Chris Carr led Lee with 24 points and 13 rebounds. Adam Peters added 22 points. Dan Wyman ripped down 10 rebounds.

Penobscot Valley (5-4) 76

Cyr 16-11-43, Coyle 6-3-15, Cloukey 4-1-10, Kajowski 4-0-8, McCannell, Bates, Pelkey, Smith, Hallett, Archer

Lee Academy (2-7) 65

Carr 7-9-24, Peters 8-4-22, Wyman 0-4-4, Jacobs 2-0-6, Rastad, Worster 1-0-3, Ripley, Dana, Dicker 1-0-3, Nicholas 1-0-3

3-pt. goals: Cloukey; Carr, Jacobs 2, Worster, Dicker, Nicholas Penobscot Valley 15 31 58 76 Lee Academy 15 36 47 65

JV: Penobscot Valley 65, Lee Academy 50

Limestone 72, Ashland 60

At Limestone, Ethan Bagley scored 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lift the Eagles to the win.

Andy Rasche added 13 points, Aaron Strange netted 11 and R.J. Tholl chipped in with 10 rebounds.

Chad Cyr led Ashland with 20 points.

Bennett 2-0-5, Belskis 3-0-8, Doyle 2-3-8, Tardie 1-3-5, Haines 2-1-5, Cyr 7-6-20, Terry 0-1-1, Lovewell 1-1-3, McCausland 2-1-5, Despres Limestone (3-7) 72

Rasche 4-3-13, Chin 0-2-2, Tholl 3-2-8, Bagley 6-8-20, Strange 4-3-11, Coghill 2-0-4, Dillon 3-1-7, King 2-2-7

3-pt. goals: Bennett, Belskis 2, Doyle; Rasche 2, King Ashland 11 23 35 60 Limestone 20 33 52 72

JV: Ashland 68, Limestone 36

Girls basketball

PVHS 55, Lee Academy 43

At Lee, the Howlers of Penobscot Valley outscored Lee Academy 18-6 in the second quarter to take a 10-point halftime lead and hold on for the win.

Mitchelle Doyon led all scorers with 29 points for the Howlers. Shanonn Cole led the Pandas with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Penobscot Valley 55

Doyon 11-5-29, Neal 2-4-8, Dawson 3-0-6, Wakefield 2-0-4, Gifford 2-0-4, McGinn 2-0-4, Colbath, Porter, Oldenburgh, Trafton

Lee Academy 43

Cole 5-5-15, Cormier 3-1-7, Nute 2-2-6, Worster 2-0-5, Krapf 2-0-4, Jipson 1-0-2, Hayes 1-0-2, Linscott 1-0-2, Bowen, Scott, Fogg

3-pt. goals: Doyon 2; Worster PVHS 4 22 37 55 Lee Academy 6 12 26 43

Penquis 63, PCHS 39

At Milo, Erin Weston threw in a shot from beyond halfcourt to end the first quarter, then tallied 10 of the Patriots’ 20 second-quarter points as the hosts cruised.

Weston finished with a game-high 26 points and provided nine rebounds and six steals for Penquis. Erynn Bailey and Mandy Morey added eight points each.

Darby Smiley paced Piscataquis of Guilford with 17 points.

Piscataquis (3-4) 39

Kelly 2-0-4, Drew 0-1-1, Korsman 2-1-5, Elderkin, Burdin 1-0-2, Post, Martin 3-0-6, Regan 0-2-2, Smiley 5-7-17, Pulkkinen 1-0-2 Penquis (8-1) 63

Cail 2-0-4, Gerrish, Hamlin 3-0-6, Grant, Weston 8-9-26, Gray 2-1-5, Bailey 4-0-8, Nuite 1-0-2, Marsh, Newbert 2-0-4, Morey 4-0-8

3-pt. goals: Weston Piscataquis 6 17 29 39 Penquis 13 33 44 63

JV: Penquis 61, Piscataquis 37

Hodgdon 61, Limestone 46

At Hodgdon, the Hawks took a double-digit lead after one quarter and maintained the edge throughout the game to pick up the win.

Hodgdon’s Holly Quint led all scorers with 27 points. Amanda Quint added 13 points.

Chrissy Harvey and Amanda Brooker led Limestone with 15 points apiece. Amy Berube hit for 10 points.

Limestone 46

St. Pierre, Bell 1-0-2, Dugal 1-0-2, Harvey 3-8-15, Brooker 5-5-15, Rivard, Derrah, Berube 3-3-10, Obar 1-0-2, Butler

Hodgdon 61

Beals 0-1-1, Nason 3-0-6, Bell 1-0-2, London 2-0-4, Fitzpatrick 1-0-2, Aldrich, Suitter 0-1-1, Chavot 1-0-2, Griffin, Wallace 1-0-2, H. Quint 9-6-27, A. Quint 5-3-13, Willette 0-1-1

3-pt. goals: H. Quint 3; Harvey, Berube Limestone 5 14 28 46 Hodgdon 16 30 49 61

JV: Hodgdon 45, Limestone 12

C. Aroostook 70, Fort Fairfield 46

At Mars Hill, the Central Aroostook Warriors used a 21-6 scoring edge in the third quarter to build the lead and take the victory.

Jamie Alexander led the Warriors with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Bobbie-Jo Dyer added 16 points and Andrea Lunn netted 13. Erin Whited grabbed 10 rebounds.

Sarah Nason notched 13 points to pace the Tigers. Devon Jewett added 11 points.

Fort Fairfield (5-5) 46

Nason 4-4-13, Jewett 4-3-11, Churchill 0-1-1, McCrea 2-0-5, Browning, VanDerwende 1-0-2, Bubar 4-0-8, Cyr, Russell 3-0-6

Cen. Aroostook (11-0) 70

J. Alexander 8-2-19, Dyer 7-1-16, Lunn 6-0-13, Pratt 3-0-8, Bell, Long, Robinson, T. Alexander 1-0-2, Whited 2-2-6, Lundeen 0-2-2, Mahan 2-0-4, Boyd

3-pt. goals: Alexander, Dyer, Lunn, Pratt 2; Nason, McCrea Fort Fairfield 13 23 29 46 Cen. Aroostook 14 31 52 70

JV: Cen. Aroostook 42, Fort Fairfield 32

Katahdin 54, Mattanawcook 47

At Lincoln, Laura Ordway went 15-for-15 from the free throw line as Katahdin picked up the road victory.

Ordway led all scorers with 29 points for the Cougars. Allison McLaughlin led the Lynx with 12 points. Brooke Turner added eight points, 14 rebounds and 12 blocked shots.

Katahdin (6-3) 54

Ordway 7-15-29, McNally 4-0-8, R. Kelley 2-2-6, Carver 2-1-6, Landry 1-0-3, J. Kelley 1-0-2, Mann

Mattanawcook (4-5) 47

McLaughlin 4-4-12, Rideout 3-1-9, Turner 3-2-8, Lowell 2-2-8, Jensen 1-2-4, Comeau 2-0-4, Taylor 1-0-2, Reardon, McCafferty, Flemming

3-pt. goals: Carver, Landry; Rideout 2, Lowell 2 Katahdin 9 27 39 54 Mattanawcook 12 26 34 47

JV: Mattanawcook 55, Katahdin 35

Van Buren 46, Madawaska 33

At Madawaska, Van Buren outscored Madawaska 15-4 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win.

Denise Marquis fired in 23 points for the Crusaders.

Tiffany Nelson led the Owls with 10 points.

Van Buren (4-4) 46

Marquis 8-7-23, K. Ayotte 1-6-8, Wright 2-1-6, Ouellette 2-0-4, Gagnon 2-0-4, Legasse 0-1-1, J. Ayotte, Laplante Madawaska (1-8) 33

Nelson 3-3-10, S. Gagnon 4-0-8, Daigle 3-0-6, Nadeau 2-0-4, Hebert 1-1-3, Michaud 1-0-2, Cyr

3-pt. goals: Wright, Nelson Van Buren 13 24 31 46 Madawaska 8 17 29 33

JV: Van Buren 56, Madawaska 49


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