CASTINE — Maranacook Community School graduate Ben Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the University of Maine at Farmington men’s basketball team beat Maine Maritime Academy 65-47 on Saturday.

Andrew Dickey added 13 points and five rebounds, while Yusuf Iman had 11 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for UMF (13-3, 8-2 in the North Atlantic Conference). Garrett Clemmer also had 11 points for the Beavers.

Brad Reed had 10 points, while Logan Poirier had eight points and 10 rebounds for MMA (3-7, 4-11 in the conference).

Husson 102, Thomas 82: Fairfield native Brooks Spaulding scored a game-high 21 points in just 15 minutes of play to lead the Eagles to the NAC victory in Bangor.

Marc Zaharchuk of Richmond came off the bench to post a double-double (13 points, 10 rebounds) for Husson (10-5).

Levi Barnes of Skowhegan led Thomas with 12 points, four rebounds and a steal.


Amherst 98, Colby 75: Aaron Toomey scored 34 points to match his career high and added five rebounds and six assists to lead the Lord Jeffs to the New England Small College Athletic Conference victory in Amherst, Mass.

Peter Kaasila added 14 points for Amherst (15-2, 5-0 in NESCAC).

Chris Hudnut led Colby (5-10, 2-3) with 15 points while Patrick Stewart added 13 points and eight rebounds.

Binghamton 57, Maine 56: Jimmy Gray hit a 3-pointer with two seconds left to lift Binghamton to the America East victory in Orono.

Maine (7-11, 2-3 in America East) had gone ahead 56-54 with eight seconds left when Alasdair Fraser scored on a layup.

Justin Edward led Maine with 12 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals.


Jordan Reed scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Binghamton (3-16, 1-5).

UMaine-Presque Isle 121, UMaine-Augusta 61: Jordan McLaughlin scored a game-high 33 points off the bench and Michael Warner added 22 points to lead the Owls (8-9).

Chase Vicaire also scored 22 points off the bench for UMPI, which led 60-26 at the half.

Joseph Nguyen scored 17 points and Garrett Alley added 14 to lead the Moose (8-11).

Women’s basketball

UMaine-Presque Isle 66, UMaine-Augusta 55: UMaine-Presque Isle trailed 29-24 at the half before rallying with a big second half to earn its fifth victory in seven games.


Olivia McNally led the Owls (6-10) with 17 points while Emily Pelletier chipped in with 13.

Arreonte Lee scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Moose (9-7).

Haley Madore grabbed 12 rebounds and Alyssa Marson chipped in with 12 points.

Husson 52, Thomas 42: Stephanie Comstock scored a team-high 12 points while Victoria McIntyre added 11 to lead the Eagles to the NAC victory in Bangor.

Gab Duke had eight points and six rebounds for Husson (6-9, 6-4).

Megan Pelletier scored 17 points and Emilee Reynolds added nine to lead the Terriers (4-11, 3-7).


Maine Maritime 48, UMaine-Farmington 38: Courtney Dufour scored nine points to lead the Mariners to the NAC win in Castine.

MMA (7-8, 5-5 NAC) went on a 13-2 run early in the second half to take the lead. Bekah Campbell and Hanna Lyons each scored eight points for the Mariners.

Lindsay Ranquist led UMF (5-10, 5-5) with 14 points and seven rebounds.

Amherst 69, Colby 60: Diana Manduca scored 24 points on 8 of 11 shooting, but the Mules lost to the Jeffs in Amherst, Mass.

Marcia Voigt had 18 points for Amherst, which improves to 17-0, 5-0 in the NESAC. Cheyenne Pritchard added 12 points, while Savannah Holness had 13.

Brooke Chandlor added 13 points and Desi Smith 11 for Colby (6-10, 1-4 in the conference).


Women’s hockey

Maine 3, Vermont 2: Missy Denk scored 1 minute, 44 seconds into overtime to lift the Black Bears to the Hockey East victory in Orono.

Vermont jumped out to a 2-0 lead before Maine (4-17-2, 1-10-1 in Hockey East) rallied.

Brittney Huneke and Brittany Dougherty scored for the Black Bears in the second and third periods, respectively, to tie the game.

Sarah Campbell and Kellie Dineen scored for the Catamounts (6-13-3, 4-4-3).

Williams 2, Colby 1: The Ephs scored two goals in the first 2:26 of the second period and beat the Mules in a NESCAC game in Waterville.


Sam Weinstein had a goal and an assist for Williams (7-8-0, 4-4-0 in the NESCAC). Gabrielle Vukasin also scored for the Ephs.

Annie Papadellis scored the lone goal for Colby (6-10-0, 2-8-0 in the NESCAC). Brianne Wheeler had 25 saves.

Men’s hockey

Williams 9, Colby 2: Cody Skinner had two goals and an assist, while David Jarrett had a goal and three assists as the Ephs beat the Mules in a NESCAC game in Williamstown, Mass.

Peter Mistretta added two goals and an assist for Williams (9-4-2, 7-2-1 in the NESCAC).

Nick Lanza and Ben Chwick scored for Colby (3-13-1, 1-10-1 in the conference).



Molly Susla posted a top-10 finish for the Colby women’s Nordic team at the St. Lawrence Carnival at Mt. Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, N.Y.

She finished ninth in the 3-kilometer prologue freestyle to help the Mules finish eighth.

Jake Barton also had a strong day for Colby, finishing 18th in the 3k in 8 minutes, 14.2 seconds.

For the Colby Alpine team, Marc Massie finished 13th in the slalom and teammate Jim Ryan was 16th.

Cassady Roberts finished 23rd and Paige Whistler 31 for the Colby women.


Track and field

Bates Invitational: Mt. Blue High School graduate Kelton Cullenberg won the 5,000-meter run in a time of 15:26.85 seconds and the 3,000 in a time of 8:35.80 as the University of Maine men’s track and field team won the Bates Invitational in Lewiston.

Maine won the team title with 239.5 points. Bates was second with 193, followed by Southern Maine, Colby, St. Joe’s and Bowdoin.

Bates won the women’s title with 201.5 points, followed by Maine, Colby, Southern Maine, Bowdoin and Husson.

Messalonskee High School graduate Jesse Labreck finished first in four of the five events in the women’s pentathlon.


Also Saturday: Mt. Abram graduate Sam Simpson scored seven points as the University of New England lost to Western New England 62-60 in overtime in men’s basketball. . . . Waterville graduate Caleb Hoffamn finished second in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.11 seconds and third in the 200-yard IM in 2:08.30 for the University of Maine men’s swimming team. . . . Belgrade native Teraysa White had a season-high 35 saves in the St. Scholastica women’s hockey team’s 3-3 tie with Wisconsin-Superior in Superior, Wis. …


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