Thursday, December 5, 2013
Biddeford ends two-year losing streak
Biddeford snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 23-7 win on the road against South Portland on Friday night.
Quarterback Nick Leblond threw for two touchdowns at Waterhouse Field as the Tigers snapped a winless drought that extended back to October 2010.
Shain, Sanford run past Deering 24-6
Alex Shain scored a three second-half touchdowns to lift Sanford to a 24-6 win over Deering in a Southern Maine Athletic Association Class A football game played at Deering Friday night.
Sanford improved to 1-1 on the season with the win while Deering dropped to 0-2.
Shain, who scored on runs of 56, 26 and 9 yards in the second half to break a close game wide open, totaled 143 yards on the ground in the second half. He finished the game with 28 carries for 213 yards rushing.
Sanford led 3-0 after the first half on Tyler Flayhan’s 25-yard field goal.
Mike Marzilli scored on a 15-yard run early in the fourth quarter (the point after was missed) to account for Deering’s points.
Westbrook beats Wells in thriller
Westbrook High broke a 14-14 tie with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and held on to beat Wells High 28-20 Friday night at Warrior Memorial Field in Wells.
A 13-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Heath to Collin Joyce, and Cale Bollig’s four-yard scoring run gave the Blue Blazes a 28-14 lead with 4:50 left.
Wells had a chance. After scoring a touchdown, the Warriors recovered a Westbrook fumble at the Blue Blazes 46 with 2:21 left. But Westbrook’s defense held Wells to four downs and only six yards.
Heath completed 7-of-12 passes for 129 yards and two touchdowns. Wells running back Dante Fanning rushed 20 times for 187 yards and a touchdown.
Westbrook improved to 2-0 while Wells, the defending Class B state champions, dropped to1-1.
The Warriors play host to Gray-New Gloucester next week, while Westbrook plays host to Greely.
Scarborough blanks Bonny Eagle 35-0
Scarborough built up a 35-0 lead over Bonny Eagle and coasted to a 35-18 Western Maine Class A football win Friday night.
Dillon Russon of Scarborough passed for two touchdowns and ran for one.
York tops Cape Elizabeth 20-7
Thomas Kinton scored on touchdown runs of 75 and 2 yards as York High defeated Cape Elizabeth 20-7 Friday night in a Western Class B football contest.
In evening their record at 1-1, the Wildcats put together a powerful running attack that gained 223 yards rushing and made all the big plays on defense.
Kinton scored the game's first touchdown on his 75-yard run on the last play of the first quarter.
The Capers (0-2) tied it on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Connor Maguire to Ethan Murphy. But York responded with a long drive, scoring on a 14-yard pass from Ross Hogan to Mitchell Lee. That gave the Wildcats a 14-7 lead.
Kinton, who had 113 rushing yards, scored early in the fourth quarter for the game's last touchdown.
Falmouth shut out by Spruce Mountain
Sophomore quarterback Peter Theriault completed 5 of 10 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 63 yards to lead Spruce Mountain to an 18-0 road win over Falmouth in a Western Class B high school football game Friday night.
Spruce Mountain (1-1) ran a triple option effectively, as fullback Alwayne Uter rushed 18 times for 94 yards and a touchdown to help keep Falmouth (0-2) at bay.
The Yachtsmen, who opened the season with a 22-14 loss at Gray-New Gloucester a week ago, were led by sophomore quarterback Noah Nelson, who completed 7 of 23 passes for 102 yards. Senior running backs Jacob Buhelt rushed for 49 and 37 yards respectively.
Spruce Mountain lost 11 of 13 fumbles and gave up gave up three touchdowns on turnovers in an opening night 33-0 loss to Greely. This week, the Phoenix lost just 1 of 5 fumbles and came up with two interceptions to keep Falmouth out of the end zone.
Brunswick rumbles past Skowhegan, 36-14
Jared Jensen ran for 287 yards and four touchdowns as Brunswick topped Skowhegan 36-14 in Pine Tree Conference football Friday night.
The Dragons scored on their first three possessions on the way to a
21-8 halftime lead. In the first half, Jensen had TD runs of 26 and 15 yards and quarterback Jason Carter had 1-yard run.
Skowhegan quarterback Adam Clukey was 13 of 17 passing for 141 yards and accounted for both of the Indians' touchdowns, passing to Owen Mercier for a 4-yard TD and running for 10 yards for the second.