SOUTH PARIS — The Mt. Ararat Middle eighth-grade girls basketball team improved to 7-0 with a 53-19 win over Oxford Hills on Thursday.
CAMDEN HILLS — Noah Corliss scored a game-high 22 points to power the Mt. Ararat High School freshman boys basketball team to a 66-54 win over Camden Hills on Thursday.
The Eagles improved to 2- 6.
Trevor York chipped in 19 points in the win, while Jace Hollenbach added 17 and Ian Brady eight.
AUBURN — The Morse High School jayvee girls basketball team outscored Edward Little, 15-9 in the fourth quarter for a 32-26 win on Thursday.
Abby Carpenter led all scores with eight points for Morse, while Julia Goddard added six, Kali Pierce, Abby Sreden and Hannah Gates four each, and Brook Kalis and Zoe Sreden two apiece.
BOSTON — Junior guard Julia Champagne of Brunswick scored 10 points and pulled down six rebounds as Saint Joseph’s College rolled to a 62-38 Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s basketball win over Simmons College on Thursday.
The Monks improved to 12-1 overall, 5-0 in the GNAC, while Simmons fell to 1-8 (1-3 GNAC).
As Case Keenum convened the Minnesota huddle with 10 seconds left, the situation staring down the Vikings was as simple as it was daunting.
The Monmouth Academy Mustangs know the wins they will need to reach their goal of a spot in next month’s tournament are and will continue to be tough to come by in the Mountain Valley Conference.
So it was good for the Mustangs and their fans to see a team that was able to deliver a knockout punch after keeping an opponent on the ropes all night.
LEWISTON — Former Freeport High School standout Nina Davenport scored a game-high 16 points as the Bates College women’s basketball held on for a 60-57 NESCAC win over Middlebury on Friday.
SOUTH PARIS — The Oxford Hills Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team outscored the visiting Mt. Ararat Eagles in the second quarter 18-6 on the way to a 48-33 win on Thursday.
In a close game throughout, Mt. Ararat failed to overcome the Vikings’ scoring surge before halftime and fell to 4-3 on the season.
Fly Eagles Fly.
With the wind and against it.
With Nick Foles engineering several long drives, Jake Elliott converting three field goals, and the defense getting stingy in the tightest spot, Philadelphia moved into the NFC championship game with a 15-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday.
Virginia’s lead was still 11, but North Carolina State was trying to rally and a sense of unease was growing at John Paul Jones Arena. There were eight minutes to play, and the Wolfpack were on an 11-2 run.
For Devon Hall, that meant time to do something.
Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, leading the New Orleans Pelicans back from 19 points down late in the third quarter to a 123-118 overtime victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday.
Patton Kizzire figured he was in for a long day when his putting stroke wasn’t up to his standards.
He just wasn’t expecting the Sony Open to go this long.
Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens were upset early and the bleak opening day for Americans continued at the Australian Open with the women going 1 for 9 and two of the highest-ranked U.S. men joining them as firstround casualties.
The Freeport High School girls basketball team didn’t have much time to think about Thursday night’s loss to Greely.
The Falcons bounced back Friday night by defeating Mt. Ararat, 53-39 in a cross conference match-up.
Over the final three quarters of Friday night’s crossover battle between boys high school basketball teams Freeport and Mt. Ararat, the host Eagles made run after run at the Falcons.
A dozen times, Mt. Ararat had the ball, with the chance to either tie or take the lead. Each time, Freeport held on, then went on a run to extend its advantage.