FARMINGTON — The Mt. Blue girls and Mt. Abram boys came away with titles following the second day of competition Saturday at Titcomb Mountain. Led by Sarah Wade and Julia Ramsey, Mt. Blue won the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championship, beating out runner-up Maranacook and third-place Leavitt

Mt. Blue’s Sarah Wade and Julia Ramsey finished first and second, respectively, in the women’s Classical race. Wade finished with a two-race total time of 38 minutes, 18.4 seconds. Ramsey finished with a time of 41:12.6. Maranacook’s Hannah Despres was third (41:50). Mt. Blue’s Leah Hardy finished ninth for the Cougars.

Leavitt won the boys title based on winning Saturday’s pursuit race. Sam Wade, of Mt. Ararat, won the boys pursuit race followed by Maranacook’s Ethan Harriman. Dustin Staples and Dan Lesko finished sixth and seventh, respectively, for Mt. Blue.

The Mt. Abram boys won the Mountain Valley Conference Nordic championship while Monmouth won the girls title. Monmouth senior Dylan Thombs won the MVC Classical race with a two-race time of 32.18.7. Mt. Abram had the next two finishers, Thomas Farraday (33:34.7) and Xavier Romanosky (36:52.6) while Roadrunner teammate Courtland Talmage finished seventh.

Isabel Gerencer, of St. Dom’s, won the girls classical race followed by Monmouth’s Becki Bryant and Mt. Abram’s Reilly Romanoski.

LYNDON STATE 62, THOMAS 58, OT: The Hornets rallied in regulation and won in overtime in the North Atlantic Conference game in Lyndon Center, Vt. Emily Gray and Chelsea Watson led the winner with 16 points each. Gardiner graduate Katie McAllister led the Terriers (3-18, 3-11) while Elizabeth Goodall scored 16 points, Waterville grad Ashleigh Gagne added nine rebounds and four blocked shots and Gardiner grad Kelly Macomber eight rebounds and four blocks.


JOHNSON STATE 66, UMF 65: Ashley Goodard hit a pair of free throws down the stretch to seal the close NAC win for Johnson State.

Brittany Robertson led Johnson (7-13, 7-7 NAC) with 21 points. Lindsey Renquist led UMF (8-14, 7-7) with 17 points.


LYNDON STATE 90, THOMAS 61: David Johnson had 31 points and seven rebounds to lead Lyndon to the North Atlantic Conference win in Lyndon Center, Vt.

Jojo Woodruff added 25 points for the Hornets (10-11, 10-4 NAC). Garen Manzo had 13 points and eight rebounds for Thomas (9-12, 9-5).

UMF 74, JOHNSON STATE 63: Pet Sumner scored 23 points to lead the Beavers to the NAC win in Johnson, Vt.


Marancook grad Ben Johnson scored 15 points for UMF (8-12, 6-7 NAC). Nate Carson grabbed 12 rebounds for the Beavers.

Brian Hickey led Johnson State (5-15, 1-11) with 23 points.


COLBY 3, HAMILTON 2, OT: Ben Chwick scored on the first shot of overtime to lead the Mules to the New England Small College Athletic Conference win in Clinton, N.Y. Nick Lanza and Jack Bartlett assisted. Lanza and Geoff Sullivan scored second-period goals for Colby while Patrick Curtis scored twice for Hamilton. Sam Parker finished with 31 saves for Colby (10-7-3, 3-9-2) while Chris Fennell stopped 25 shots for Hamilton (4-12-3, 3-9-2).

Also Saturday: Maranacook graduate Kyle Boucher scored 20 points to lead Maine Maritime past New England College.

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