The Maine Class A Hockey Coaches Association announced the semifinalists for the Travis Roy Award on Friday.

The South nominees are Matt Caron of Scarborough, Kerry Crepeau of Biddeford, Luke Trickey of Cheverus and Walsh Troiani-Gagner of Thornton Academy.

The nominees from the North are Trevor DeLaite of Bangor, Kyle Morin of Lewiston, Austin Roy of St. Dominic and Ben Steele of Edward Little.

The award goes to the top senior among Maine’s Class A high school programs.

The names of the finalists will be released next week, and the winner will be announced at the all-state banquet March 13 at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston.


CLASS C: Tucker Pierce won the 5K classical race at Black Mountain in Rumford to help lead Maine Coast Waldorf to the Class C Nordic state championships.

Pierce, who also won the 5K freestyle race Thursday, took the classical race by nearly 30 seconds with a time of 16 minutes, 39.5 seconds. Willson Moore of Waynflete finished in second in 17:07.6 and Malcolm Milligan of Ashland was third in 18:37.5.

Maine Coast Waldorf had a combined team score of 89 points, edging Fort Kent with 93. Orono was third with 147.


CLASS C: Fiona Ahearne won the 5K classical race at Black Mountain in Rumford as Maine Coast Waldorf won the Class C Nordic state championship.

Ahearne, who also placed first in Thursday’s 5K freestyle race, won the race with a time of 19 minutes, 21.8 seconds. Her teammate, Olivia Skillings, was second for the second straight day in 20:34.2, and Anne McKee of Kents Hill was third in 21:15.7.

Maine Coast Waldorf had a team score of 54 points. Madawaska and Kents Hill tied for second place with 102.


EDWARD LITTLE 49, OXFORD HILLS 34: Karli Stubbs and Emily Jacques combined for 11 points in the fourth quarter as the second-seeded Red Eddies (16-4) upended the top-ranked Vikings (16-4) in the Class AA North final at Augusta.

Oxford Hills led 22-21 at halftime, but Jordyn Reynolds scored eight of her 17 points in the third quarter as the Eddies took a 32-30 lead.

Edward Little then used a 17-4 run in the final quarter.

LAWRENCE 59, MESSALONSKEE 44: Reserve Hunter Mercier hit five 3-pointers, and Molly Folsom had a block and six rebounds as top-ranked Lawrence (21-0) beat the second-seeded Eagles (17-4) to win its second consecutive regional title, taking Class A North at Augusta.

Lawrence will face York (20-0) or Greely (17-3) – who meet Saturday night – in the state final Feb. 27 in Portland.

Three of Messalonskee’s four losses came to Lawrence.

PENOBSCOT VALLEY 47, FORT FAIRFIELD 34: Sam Ireland scored eight of her 14 points during a 12-3 run in the fourth quarter as the fourth-seeded Howlers (16-4) pulled away from the top-ranked Tigers (18-2) in a Class C North semifinal at Bangor.

Ireland also grabbed 15 rebounds. Amy Hallett scored 13 points and Elizabeth McKinnon added 10 for the Howlers.

NARRAGUAGUS 39, DEXTER 24: Kelli Kennedy scored 16 points and the third-seeded Knights (17-2) forced 35 turnovers to defeat the second-ranked Tigers (15-5) in a Class C North semifinal at Bangor.

Narraguagus broke the game open in the third quarter, scoring eight straight points for a 27-15 lead.