SOUTH CHINA — Shyler Scates scored 18 points to lead Erskine Academy past Oxford Hills 58-52 in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A boys basketball game Friday night.

Scates nailed three 3-pointers in the second quarter as the Eagles (4-2) rallied to get back in the game. Tom Grady added 16 points for Erskine while Devin Duncan had 11 and Tyler Belanger 10.

Oxford Hills (1-5) was led by Ryan Godin with 11 points.

Gardiner 53, Mt. View 36: Tyler Jamison had eight points as the Tigers beat the Mustangs in a KVAC B game in Thorndike.

Jake Palmer and Aaron Toman had seven points each for Gardiner (6-1).

Jalen Babin had 11 points for Mt. View (2-4).

Nokomis 66, Lincoln Academy 55: Ethan Pearl scored 14 points as the Warriors beat the Eagles in a KVAC B game in Newport.

Spencer Hartsgrove added 13 points for Nokomis (5-1). Devon Chambers and Andrew Cartwright chipped in with 12 each.

Jalen Lincoln had 15 points and Dylan Leavitt 12 for Lincoln (2-5).

Waterville 55, Morse 32: Four players scored in double figures as the Purple Panthers defeated the Shipbuilders in Waterville.

Michael Bailey and Josh Gormley each scored 11 points for Waterville (4-3), while Max Brown and Justin Jabar had 10 apiece. Brown added nine rebounds and Chris Hale dished out six assists.

Matt Munster led Morse (2-5) with seven points.

Forest Hills 61, Buckfield 46: Evan Worster had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Tigers beat the Bucks in an East-West Conference game in Buckfield.

Derick Ouellette added nine points and 15 rebounds for Forest Hills (4-2), while Matt Turner had 10 points.

Cody Barker had 16 points and Alan Hedrick had 15 for Buckfield (1-4).

Medomak Valley 62, MCI 25: Isaac Greenrose scored 25 points as the Panthers cruised to a win over the Huskies in Pittsfield.

Shane Osier added 10 points for Medomak valley (6-1).

Trey Vintiner had 12 points for MCI (0-6).

Skowhegan 46, Messalonskee 42: The Indians outscored the Eagles 17-4 in the seocnd quarter then held on for the KVAC win. Levi Barnes led the winners with 19 points while Gage Landry paced the Eagles with 20. Skowhegan is 2-4, Messalonskee is 1-5.

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