CONCORD, N.H. — Erskine Academy graduate Ashley Peaslee scored 13 points to surpass the 1,000-point plateau but the University of Maine at Augusta lost to Berkeley 61-54 in women’s basketball action Saturday.  Monmmouth Academy graduate Jenn Lola added 13 points for UMA and Katie Poirier had 11.

Rachel Thomas had 16 points, while Rahinet Koti and Taisha Sherman both had 11 for Berkley.

Thomas 73, Johnson State 52: Karin Bird scored a game-high 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Thomas to the North Atlantic Conference win.

Jasmine Bishop added 15 points and 16 rebounds for the winners while Brittany Robertson led Johnson State with 22 points.

Thomas is 2-9 overall and 2-4 in NAC play while Johnson State falls to 2-9, 0-5.

UMBC 75, Maine 55: Samantha Baranowski tallied a career-high 17 points while Brittany Williams added 15 but it was not enough as Maine fell 75-55 to visiting UMBC. The loss slips Maine back to 3-12 and 0-2 in America East action while the Retrievers climb to 8-8 and 2-1 in league play.

Danielle Walczak recorded a career and game-high 10 rebounds to go along with seven points while Rebecca Knight chipped in eight points.

Lyndon State 52, UMF 49: Naomi White scored 11 points and Dannika Dobrowski added 10 off the bench to lead the Hornets in a NAC game at Dearborn Gymnasium.

Donna Lawson added eight points and a game-high 10 rebounds for Lyndon State (4-6, 3-2).

Lindsay Ranquist paced UMF (3-8, 2-4) with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Kenni Norton chipped in with 10 points while Paige Saunders had nine rebounds and five blocks.

Men’s basketball

Thomas 88, Johnson State 68: In Waterville, Jarrad DeVaughn scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Terriers to the NAC win. Franklin Salvador added 17 points for ther winners while Scott Moran paced Johnson State with 12 points. Thomas is 7-4 overall and 4-2 in NAC play while Johnson State drops to 1-10, 1-4.

Maine 89, UMBC 70: Gerald McLemore scored 29 points, including four 3-pointers as the Black Bears won in Orono.

Raheem Singleton added 17 points and Alasdair Fraser 16 for Maine (8-5, 2-0 in America East Conference).

Chase Plummer had 17 points for UMBC (2-13, 1-2 in the conference).

Men’s hockey

Amherst 3, Colby 2: Mike Moher scored with 7:54 left in the third period to help the Lord Jeffs edge the Mules at Alfond Rink.

Moher scored two goals for Amherst (9-2-1).

For the second straight game, Colby (3-8-0) trailed 2-0 but rallied back to tie. However, like it did against Hamilton on Friday, Colby ultimately fell short.

Mike Doherty had a goal and an assist and Mayy Delaney had 20 saves to lead the Mules.


Men: Mason Roberts won two events and helped a relay team to victory but Colby fell to Middlebury, 164-127 in Waterville.

Roberts won the 50-meter breaststroke (28.00) and the 100 breaststroke (1:01.97). Brian Gilligan added a win in the 50 backstroke (25.68), Ryan Trafton took the 100 butterfly (54.36), John Madeira won the 400 individual medley (4:26.16) and Vincent Galea was the winner in the 100 freestyle (49.44).

Gilligan, Roberts, Trafton and Galea also joined forces to win the 200 medley relay in 1:39.50.

Also Saturday: Maranacook Community School graduate Ryan Martin had 28 points, five assists and six rebounds as Keene State beat the University of Southern Maine 79-60 in a men’s basketball game in Gorham. . . Richmond High School graduate Marc Zaharchuk scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Husson men’s basketball team lost to Colby-Sawyer 86-72. . . Maranacook grad Will Bardaglio scored 33 points for Colby-Sawyer . . . Winthrop High School graduate Sam Leclerc scored 16 points in the Bentley men’s basketball team’s 84-74 loss to Pace in Pleasantville, N.Y. … Cony High School graduate Morgan Beede finished first in the mile with a time of 5 minutes, 32.87 seconds as the University of Southern Maine women’s indoor track and field team competed at the USM Invitational II. Also for USM, Christina Massey, a Winslow High School graduate, ran with Beede, Emily Panciera and Molly Carl on the winning distance medley relay team, and Cony High School graduate Bethany Dumas finished tied for first with Colby’s Brittany Reardon in the pole vault with a leap of 10-6.

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