GORHAM — Brenden Whitten scored the go-ahead goal with 12 seconds left in the second period Friday and Kennebunk went on to a 6-4 victory against Gorham in a boys’ hockey game at the University of Southern Maine.

Whitten’s goal gave Kennebunk (3-1) a 5-4 lead against Gorham (3-1) in the back-and-forth game.

Whitten scored three goals for Kennebunk, including one 19 seconds into the second period for a 2-1 lead. Gorham responded with goals from Carter Landry and Dominic Lorello to take a 3-2 lead 2:44 into the period, but Whitten tied it from Jakub Simikak and Camden Connor five minutes later.

Landry responded with his second goal of the game to give Gorham a 4-3 lead less than a minute later, but Kennebunk scored the final three goals, two by Simikak and another by Whitten.

WINDHAM/WESTBROOK 3, LAWRENCE/SKOWHEGAN 2: David Redmond and Tommy Lekousi scored in the first period, and the Blue Blazes (1-3) went on to defeat the Bulldogs (0-3) at Gorham.

Gunnar Hann scored 6:21 into the second period for Lawrence to cut the lead to 2-1. Chris Lekousi scored from Cam Morrison for Westbrook with 3:44 remaining in the second.

Dawson Gagne added a power-play goal for Lawrence in the third.

Curtis Martin recorded 19 saves for Lawrence. Sean White stopped 18 shots for Westbrook.

BIDDEFORD 2, SCARBOROUGH 1: Ricky Ruck scored on a power play from Colin Lavigne 3:46 into the third period to lift the Tigers (2-1) over the Red Storm (0-3-1) at Lewiston.

After Logan Magnant scored from Trenton Ouellette in the first period for Biddeford, Skylar Pettengill scored from Charles Bradish to tie it in the second.


YORK/TRAIP ACADEMY 3, GORHAM/BONNY EAGLE/WINDHAM 2: Katherine Bertolini scored the first two goals and the Wildcats (4-3) held off the Rams (2-4) at Gorham.

Bertolini put York ahead at 9:13, assisted by Grace Campbell, then extended the lead to 2-0 in the second period with help from Molly Rohrer and Emma Ford.

After Karen Stemm scored a power-play goal for the Rams less than two minutes later, Jessa Smith made it 3-1 with an unassisted goal 7:08 into the third. Celia Begonia completed the scoring for Gorham five minutes.


WINDHAM 63, BANGOR 53: The Eagles (2-3) took a 22-9 lead in the first quarter and defeated the Rams (1-2) at Windham.

Nicholas Curtis led Windham with 18 points, 10 assists, five rebounds and four steals. Mike Gilman added 10 points.

George Payne scored 10 points for Bangor.

TEMPLE ACADEMY 54, VINALHAVEN 50: Brad Smith scored 20 points and Joe Xu added 15 as Temple Academy (3-2) downed Vinalhaven (4-3) at Waterville.

Kevin Avila chipped in with 11 points for the Bereans.

Keon Arey led Vinalhaven with 16 points. Cody Hamilton added 15.

MEDOMAK VALLEY 61, CAMDEN HILLS 36: Cameron Allaire had 24 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Panthers (6-0) over the Windjammers (1-3) at Waldoboro.

Kyle Donlin connected on three 3-pointers for Medomak Valley, finishing with 16 points and five assists.

Daniel Peabody led the Windjammers with 11 points.


MARSHWOOD 45, WESTBROOK 30: The Hawks (5-0) took a 17-4 lead after the first quarter and defeated the Blue Blazes (2-4) at Westbrook.

Elora Montgomery and Natalie Herbold each scored seven points, and Miranda Montgomery added six on two 3-pointers for Marshwood.

Julia Symbol, Nyagoa Bayak and Mikayla Van Zandt each scored seven points for Westbrook. Bayak added five blocks.

LAKE REGION 63, MARANACOOK 13: Kristen Huntress scored 18 points as the Lakers (4-2) cruised past the Black Bears (0-6) at Naples.

Chandler True and Lauren Jakobs each added 12 points for Lake Region, which led 39-8 at halftime.

Lauren Clough scored five points to lead Maranacook.

VINALHAVEN 54, TEMPLE ACADEMY 44: Delaney Carr scored 16 points and Kiara Carr added 12 as the Bereans (4-1) defeated the Vikings (5-1) at Waterville.

Veronice Rossignol chipped in with six points for Temple.

Gillian Davis-Oakes led Vinalhaven with 22 points.


Jay Lowery resigned as the Portland High girls’ basketball coach, effective immediately.

Portland Athletic Director Rob O’Leary didn’t give a reason for the resignation.

The Bulldogs made the playoffs in Lowery’s first season – 2014-15 – finishing with a 9-11 record after winning one playoff game.

But Portland struggled through a 2-16 season last winter and dropped to 0-5 this season when it lost 75-41 to Edward Little on Thursday.