April 06, 2020

Daley lifts Dirigo by Stearns 39-14

MILLINOCKET – Josh Daley scored four touchdowns and rushed for a two-point conversion to lead Dirigo of Dixfield to a 39-14 high school football victory over the Stearns Minutemen Friday night.

Daley recovered a fumble and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring for the Cougars. He added 3- and 24-yard runs for touchdowns and a 38-yard punt return.

Dakota Holmquist completed a 30-yard pass to Enrico Ross for a touchdown and Kevin O’Leary rushed three yards for a score.

Gene Kim had a 40-yard TD run for the Minutemen. He totaled 85 yards on 15 carries and also had five tackles, four for a loss.

Josh Saucier caught a 35-yard pass from Tom Jones in the fourth quarter for Stearns.

Dirigo (3-5) 27 6 6 0 – 39

Stearns (0-8) 0 0 6 8 – 14

D – Daley 35 fumble return (kick blocked)

D – Daley 3 run (kick failed)

D – Safety, punter tackled in end zone

D – Daley 24 run (Berry kick)

D – Ross 30 pass from Holmquist (rush failed)

D – Daley 38 punt return (Daley rush)

D – O’Leary 3 run (Berry kick)

S – Kim 40 run (pass failed)

S – Saucier 35 pass from Jones (Jones Rush)

Hampden 21, Maranacook 6

At Hampden, while Hampden Academy was leading 21-6 at halftime, the game was called due to dangerous conditions. The game is tentatively set to resume Saturday at 1 p.m.

Gardiner, Jay win

Several other games were played in the state despite the rainy weather as Gardiner defeated Morse of Bath 56-0, Jay shut out Madison 26-0, Lisbon defeated Old Orchard Beach 16-6, and Mountain Valley of Rumford blanked Lake Region 31-0.

Correction: A shorter version of this article appeared in the Coastal edition.

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