SOUTH CHINA — Gardiner’s fourth-quarter rally caught Erskine in the final minute of play as the Tigers pulled out a 46-44 win against the Eagles in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B action Tuesday night.
Ally Day led the Tigers with 12 points and 13 rebounds while Lauren Chadwick added nine points. Hannah Bridges paced Erskine with 14 points, Mallory Chamberlain added 12 and Mia Taylor grabbed 10 rebounds. Gardiner is 9-5, Erskine is 3-12.
MARANACOOK 51, MCI 46: Christine Miller had 26 points and nine rebounds to lead the Black Bears to the KVAC B win in Readfield.
Catherine Sanborn added eight points for Maranacook (11-5) while Sarah Clough had six points and six assists.
MCI (1-14) was led by Brianna Losse with 18 points and Ashley Alton with 15.
RICHMOND 46, VALLEY 13: Kelsea Anair scored 14 points to lead the Bobcats to the East/West Conference win in Bingham. Meranda Martin added 13 points for Richmond (7-9) while Haley Murphy contributed eight points, eight rebounds and four steals. Valley is 7-8.
MESSALONSKEE 56, HAMPDEN 31: Mikayla Turner had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead the Eagles to the KVAC A win in Oakland.
Kelsey Mayo added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Messalonskee (10-6) while Sophie Holmes had a nice all-around game with six points, four steals and two assists.
Hampden (2-13) was led by Erin Murphy with 14 points.
CONY 40, MT. ARARAT 36: Emily Quirion scored 22 points to lead the Rams to the KVAC Class A win in Topsham. Alyssah Dennett added 10 points and nine rebounds for Cony. Lindsay Cornelison scored 13 points and Caitlyn LaFountain 11 for Mt.Ararat (3-13). Cony is 11-5.
VALLEY 63, RICHMOND 35: The Cavaliers pulled away in the second quarter to take the East/West Conference win in Bingham.
Teagan Staples had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Valley (12-3). Cody Laweryson scored 10 points, and Dylan Belanger had seven assists, all in the first half.
Jon Simmons led Richmond (7-6) with 14 points.
GARDINER 45, ERSKINE 34: The Tigers pulled away in the second quarter en route to the KVAC Class B win in Gardiner. Seth McFarland led Gardiner (10-5) with 19 points while Brad Weston and Joe Harnett each grabbed five rebounds and Alex LaPointe contributed five steals and three assists. Jared Gartley led Erskine (0-15) with 13 points.
CONY 63, MT. ARARAT 56: The Rams outscored the Eagles 15-9 in the fourth quarter to hold on for the KVAC Class A win in Augusta. Kevin Kingsbury scored 10 points to lead the Rams while Mitchell Bonenfant added nine points and eight rebounds and Matt Murray had six assists. Shy Ulrickson led the Eagles with 22 points. Cony is 6-10, Mt. Ararat is 7-8.
BOWDOIN 106, THOMAS 42: Andrew Madlinger scored 17 points to lead the Polar Bears to the non-conference win in Waterville.
Bowdoin (16-1), ranked No. 22 in the nation, made 15 3-pointers. Matt Mathias and Lucas Hausman each scored 16 points for the Polar Bears.
Mike Ajanki led Thomas (6-11) with eight points.