SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Three games into the season and the University of Maine men’s hockey team is still in search of its first victory.

Then again, the Black Bears haven’t lost, either.

Brian Morgan scored with 14:04 left in the third period to help Maine come from behind and tie Union 1-1 in a nonconference game Friday night at Messa Rink.

Maine (0-0-3) out-shot Union (1-1-1) 33-29.

Brendan Taylor gave Union a 1-0 lead when he scored with 4:27 left in the second period.

Winthrop native and Union forward Mark Dufour tied for the team lead with four shots. He was also whistled for a roughing penalty.

Maine freshman Rob McGovern stopped 28 of the 29 shots he faced.

The two teams will play again at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.



GREATER PORTLAND CHRISTIAN 1, VALLEY 1, 2OT: Kendra Sweet scored with 5:02 left in the second half as the Cavaliers salvaged a Class D tie in Bingham.

Courtney Spaulding scored for GPC with 4:42 left.

Samantha West stopped seven shots for Valley while Erin Robinson had eight saves for GPC.

HALL-DALE 5, WISCASSET 0: Lilly Ly and Dani Sweet each scored two goals to lead the Bulldogs to the Mountain Valley Conference victory in Wiscasset.

Signe Lynch also scored for Hall-Dale (10-2-1), which had a 22-4 edge in shots.

Thea Sweet had four assists.

Wiscasset dropped to 2-11-0.


OXFORD HILLS 2, LAWRENCE 1: Spencer Strong and Kelton Loper each scored in the first half and the Vikings held off the Bulldogs to earn the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A victory in Fairfield.

Parker Towne scored the lone goal for Lawrence (0-14-0) while Alex Hayes had the assist.

Jake Beauchesne had six saves for Oxford Hills (1-13-0) while Max Marin had five.

HALL-DALE 5, WISCASSET 0: Tyler Nadeau facilitated the offense with four assists and helped the Bulldogs stay unbeaten in a win over Wiscasset.

Josh Berberich scored two goals for Hall-Dale (11-0-2), while Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jordan Gardner and Tyler Dubois also scored. Andy Peterson made five saves to earn the shutout. Sam Strozey stopped 19 shots for Wiscasset (3-9-1).

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