RANGELEY — Richmond held off Rangeley’s fourth-quarter rally to post a 43-40 East-West Conference girls basketball win Monday night.

Jamie Plummer led the Bobcats with 18 points while Alyssa Pearson scored 10 and Danica Hurley eight.

Taylor Esty led the Lakers with 12 points and 11 rebounds while teammate Jenney Abbott scored 10 points and Emily Carrier contributed six rebounds and four asissts. Rangeley is 15-2 with both losses coming to Richmond (14-1).

Valley 44, Pine Tree 24: Hali McQuilkin scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Cavaliers to the Class D win in Bingham.

Jen Hovey added seven points, 11 rebounds and four steals forthe winners while Rebecca McGuire led Pine Tree with nine points. Valley is 5-13, Pine Tree is 4-10.

Boys basketball

Rangeley 45, Richmond 33: Eric White scored 23 points and hauled in 12 rebounds to lead the Lakers to the East-West Conference win.

Alex Morton added six points and six assists for the winners while Ben Carver led the Bobcats with eight points. Rangeley is 6-10 while Richmond falls for 4-11.

Valley 74, Pine Tree 34: In Bingham, Josh West scored 15 points to lead three players into double figures as the Cavs won the East/West Conference matchup. Carrington Miller added 14 points, eight rebpunds and four assists while Caleb Wade scored 13 points and dished out five assists. Zack Wilday led Pine Tree with 17 points while Christian Alicea scored 11. Valley is 14-4, Pine Tree is 2-15.

Madison 53, Mt. Abram 41: The host Bulldogs overcame a slow start with 22 points in the third quarter en route to the MVC win. Austin Kane led Madison with 13 points while Dylan Price scored 12. Tyler Hupper paced Mt. Abram with 21 points. Madison is 10-7, Mt. Abram is 3-14.

College men

Vermont 73, Maine 63: Matt Glass scored 17 points and Luke Apfeld scored all 13 of his in the second half as Vermont defeated Maine in Orono.

The victory was the seventh in a row for the Catamounts (16-10, 10-2 America East Conference), who remained one game behind first-place Stony Brook.

Brendan Bald scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half to help Vermont lead 37-25 at the break.

The Black Bears (11-11, 5-6) closed to within 45-41 with a 9-0 run, but baskets by Apfeld and Brian Voelkel pushed the Catamounts’ lead back to eight points, and they led by at least six the rest of the way.

Voelkel finished with nine points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and Vermont’s 16th win gave John Becker a record for first-year coaching wins at the school.

Gerald McLemore scored 20 points and Justin Edwards 15 to lead Maine.


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