GORHAM — Nick Thibeault scored 12 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday night to lead Gorham to a come-from-behind 59-52 victory over Deering in an SMAA boys’ basketball game.
Gorham (5-6) trailed 46-40 after three quarters, but closed the game with a 19-6 run in the fourth.
Thibeault led all scorers with 23 points, Sam Kilbourn added 21 for Gorham,
Ahmed Ali was the leading scorer for Deering (8-3) with 22 points.
MT. ARARAT 76, EDWARD LITTLE 65: Shyheim Ulrickson made a school-record 10 3-pointers while scoring a game-high 44 points to lead the Eagles (6-6) to a win over the Red Eddies (6-5) at Topsham.
Kevin Carter added 12 points for Mt. Ararat, which took control of the game in the third quarter, outscoring Edward Little 21-10 to built a 12-point lead going into the fourth quarter.
Edward Little was led by Llewellyn Jensen with 22 points and Andrew Middleton, who scored 15.
SOUTH PORTLAND 57, BIDDEFORD 48: Jaren Mullen scored 23 points and Jack Fiorini added 10 points to pace the Red Riots (5-5) over the Tigers (0-11) at Biddeford.
Corey Creeger led Biddeford with a game-high 28 points, including five 3-pointers.
THORNTON ACADEMY 63, WINDHAM 55: Quinn Richardson-Newton scored 22 points and Kevin Barrett added 15 to lift the Trojans (5-5) over the Eagles (4-7) at Windham.
Markus D’Andrea scored 22 points, including three 3-pointers, to pace Windham.
Kevin Weisser added 11 points for the Eagles and Kyle Kilfoil scored 10.
NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 73, A.R. GOULD 35: Chase Gendron had 13 points to lead five players in double-digits as the Panthers (7-3) beat the visiting Bears (0-9).
D.J. Nicholas and El Tayeb Dahia followed with 12 points, and Forrest Chicoine finished with 11 for NYA, which received points from all 11 of its players.
Adam Fakhareldin led A.R. Gould with 15 points.
FRYEBURG 45, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 34: Ryan Gullickson scored 13 points for Fryeburg Academy (6-4) in a win over Gray-New Gloucester (2-8) at Fryeburg. Andreas Kariotis led G-NG with 22 points.
YORK 52, WELLS 46: Nicholas Darby scored 14 points and Adam Legg finished with 10 to lead the Wildcats (6-5) past the Warriors (3-8) at York.
Nate Booth and Jake Moody paced Wells with 15 points each.
LAKE REGION 67, WAYNFLETE 51: Sam Smith made five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 17 points to lead the Lakers (7-4) over the Flyers (8-2) at Portland.
Jackson Lesure added 16 points for Lake Region and Mark Williams scored 15.
Waynflete was led by Serge Nyirikamba with 16 points.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH 58, FREEPORT 38: Joey Gildard had 23 points with four steals and the Seagulls (8-2) steadily pulled way from the visiting Falcons (1-11) in the second half.
Tyler Scott finished with 10 for the Seagulls, who outscored Freeport 33-21 in the second half.
Brian Roberts had 12 rebounds and Zach Seamans also had four steals for OOB.
Jack Davenport had 15 points and Matt Nielsen followed with 10 for Freeport.
CAPE ELIZABETH 52, TRAIP ACADEMY 37: Jack O’Rourke made six 3-point baskets and led Cape Elizabeth (8-3) with 20 points in a victory over Traip Academy (2-8) at Kittery. Ethan Murphy added 11 points for the Capers.
Peter Roy paced Traip with 11 points.
MORSE 55, LEAVITT 53: Ethan Winglass finished with 18 points as the Shipbuilders (9-3) held on to defeat the Hornets (3-8) at Bath.
Keegan McDonough added 12 points for Morse and Jacob Freeman finished with 11.
Mitchell Davis led Leavitt with 15 points.
CHEVERUS 57, WESTBROOK 45: Zordan Holman finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds and Manny Ismail added 13 points to lead the Stags (5-6) past the Blue Blazes (3-9) at Portland.
POLAND 51, KENNEBUNK 34: C.J. Martin scored six of his 10 points in the fourth quarter as the Knights (5-6) defeated Kennebunk (3-8) at Poland.
Alan Young was the leading scorer for Poland with 15. The Knight pulled away in the final four minutes of the game and were 7 for 10 from the foul line.
Jack Lapham led the visitors with 13 and Austin Sandler finished with 10.
LINCOLN ACADEMY 61, GARDINER 54: Sawyer Pinkham scored 19 of his game-high 29 points in the second half as the Eagles (5-4) pulled away from the Tigers (5-4) at Newcastle.
James Seward Matel added 11 points and 13 rebounds for Lincoln, who went 6 for 8 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to hold off the Tigers.
Gardiner was led by Brandon Douglas and Bradley Weston with 12 points apiece.
BRUNSWICK 58, MT. BLUE 34: Blake Gordon scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, as the Dragons (7-4) handled the Cougars (2-10) at Brunswick.
Gordon had eight points in the second quarter when the Dragons outscored the Cougars 21-5 for a 30-11 lead.
Ryan Black added nine points and Elliot Boyd finished with eight for Brunswick.
Zackary Mittelstadt had nine points for Mt. Blue.
MEDOMAK VALLEY 44, WATERVILLE 37: Michael Wadsworth scored all 10 of his points in the fourth quarter as Medomak Valley (6-3) topped Waterville (5-5) at Waldobro.
Nick DePatsy led Medomak Valley with 14 points. Medomak Valley forced 24 Waterville turnovers, including 18 in the second half, and outscored Waterville 17-1 from the foul line.
Justin Jabar had 18 points, six steals and nine rebounds for Waterville.
OCEANSIDE 74, WINSLOW 69: Nick Judge scored 22 points as the Mariners (10-1) beat the Black Raiders (8-3) at Rockport.
Isaiah Stone-Patterson added 15 points, David Gould 13 and Nick Mazurek 11 for Oceanside.
Trevor Lovely scored 22 points, and Nason Lanpheir had 16 points and seven assists, and Justin Martin had 15 points and 14 rebounds for Winslow.
NOBLE 62, MARSHWOOD 59: The Knights (6-5) withstood a late rally by the Hawks (2-7) for a win a North Berwick.
Brady Dodge led Noble’s offense with 20 points, Sean Jackson scored 13 and Shane Cleveland 10. The Hawks got 16 from Drew Bartlett and 14 from Ryan O’Neil.
KENNEBUNK 9, YORK 1: Brandon Merchant scored three goals and also had one assist to lead the Rams (5-2-1) as they scored five times in the third period to pull away from the Wildcats (2-5) at UNE.
Bryce Fraser added one goal and four assists for the Rams and Ryan Keefe collected two goals and one assist.
York rallied to tie the game at 1-1 early in the second period when Derek Neal scored on an assist from Adam Jannetti.
Eric Lindbom made 32 saves for the Wildcats, who were outshot 41-9 .
THORNTON ACADEMY 7, GREELY 3: Carter Davis and Drew Lavigne scored two goals apiece for the Trojans (4-3-1) as they scored three goals in the opening 1:18 of the third period to rally past the Rangers (1-5-2) at Family Ice Center in Falmouth.
Alex Fallon added one goal and one assist and Jimmy Remmes collected two assists for the Trojans, who trailed 3-2 going into the third period.
Greely led 3-0 at the end of the first period on goals by Brian Storey, Joe Saffian and John Wright. Saffian also had an assist.