BINGHAM — Teagan Laweryson scored 21 points as Valley defeated Forest Hills 49-44, handing the Tigers their first loss of the season in East/West Conference girls basketball action Wednesday.
Laweryson scored nine points in the fourth quarter as the Cavaliers outscored the Tigers 19-12. Laweryson finished with 21 points, six blocks, four rebounds, four steals and two assists for Valley (3-4). Kirsten Mathieur hit two key free throws in the final 24 seconds for the Cavaliers. Kim Bergeron added 10 points and 17 rebounds.
Forest Hills (7-1) was led by Kori Coro with 11 points and Dana McNally and Anna Carrier with 10 apiece.
Mt. Blue 46, Messalonskee 26: Miranda Nicely scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Cougars to a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference A win over the Eagles in Oakland.
Adding to the offensive output for Mt. Blue (4-2) was Gabby Foy, who had nine points.
Messalonskee (4-3) was led offensively by Nikki Collier, who scored seven points.
Skowhegan 51, Brewer 30: Cheyenne Malloy scored 12 points and Andrea Quirion added 11 to lead the visiting Indians to the KVAC A win.
Morgan Buker hauled in 10 rebounds to go along with five points for Skowhegan (3-4).
Lindsey Hoop led Brewer (4-2) with 11 points.
Lawrence 62, Bangor 54: The Bulldogs pulled away in the fourth quarter en route to the KVAC Class A win in Fairfield. Nia Irving led Lawrence with 16 points and 11 rebounds while fellow freshman Dominque Lewis added 16 points and six assists.
Alexis Chamberlain and Paige Belanger each scored 10 points with Belanger also grabbing 11 rebounds. For Bangor Denae Johnson scored 14 points while Mary Butler and Cordelia Stewart had 12 each. Both teams are 5-2.
Brunswick 59, Erskine 45: Mallory Chamberlain scored a game-high 18 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Eagles, who dropped a KVAC A contest in Brunswick.
Bridget Humphrey added 16 points for Erskine (0-7).
Julia Champagne led Brunswick (1-7) with 17 points.
Oceanside 39, Waterville 36: Hannah Plourde led a balanced attack with nine points as the Mariners held off the Purple Panthers for the KVAC Class B win in Waterville. Colleen O’Donnell led the Panthers with 18 points while teammate Jenna Gagnon scored 10. Oceanside is 7-1, Waterville is 1-6.
Lawrence 52, Bangor 49: Xavier Lewis scored 25 points, including all 13 of Lawrence’s in the fourth quarter, to lead the Bulldogs to the KVAC Class A win in Bangor. Spencer Carey added 10 points for Lawrence (7-1) while Connor Adams scored 19 and Alex Campbell 17 for Bangor (4-3).
Brunswick 50, Erskine 48: The Dragons pulled ahead with two and half minutes left and hung on for the KVAC Class A win in South China. Blake Gordon led the winners with 17 points while Brad Smith added 11. Erskine’s Devin Duncan led all scorers with 20 points while teammate Caleb McGurie added 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Brewer 74, Skowhegan 39: Logan Rogerson scored 18 points and Ian Burgess added 17 to lead the Witches to the KVAC Class A win in Skowhegan. Eli Holland led the Indians (1-5) with 12 points. Brewer is 3-4.
Valley 54, Forest Hills 53: Carrington Miller scored 22 points as the Cavaliers hung on the East/West Conference win in Bingham. Seth Malloy added 16 points for the winners while Matt Turner led the Tigers with 18 points, Evan Worster scored 15 and Derick Ouellette 12. Forest Hills is 7-1, Valley is 6-1.
Lawrence 7, Old Town 1: Tyler Boudreau scored three goals and two assists to lead the Bulldogs to the Eastern B victory at Sukee Arena.
Andrew Carpenter scored two goals and three assists while Jack Flynn chipped in with a pair of goals for Lawrence (4-4-0), which won its third consecutive game.
“Everybody is buying into the system,” Lawrence coach Ted Fabian said. “Two games in a row we’ve jumped out to the early lead, which is nice.”
Aaron Pinkham scored the lone goal for Old Town (0-5-0).