February 5

Schoolboy roundup: Falmouth runs past Cape Elizabeth in basketball

The Yachtsmen take control with a 17-5 second-period spurt.

From Staff Reports

CAPE ELIZABETH — Tom Coyne scored 10 of his 15 points during a second-period run Tuesday night that helped Falmouth to a 62-50 victory against Cape Elizabeth in a Western Maine Conference boys’ basketball game.

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Evan Wright of Thornton Academy ducks under Milani Hicks of Scarborough on a baseline drive Tuesday night during Thornton’s 73-60 victory at Saco.

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Kevin Barrett, who led a second-half surge and finished with 20 points for Thornton Academy, goes to the basket against Dan Leclair of Scarborough.

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The 17-5 run helped the Yachtsmen (16-1) open a 31-18 halftime lead against the Capers (11-6).

Falmouth, behind seven points each by Jack Simonds and Nick Burton, widened the lead to 56-29 in the third quarter.

Simonds ended the game with 13 points and Burton 11. Ethan Murphy scored 15 and Jack O’Rourke 12 for the Capers.


WAYNFLETE 91, GREATER PORTLAND CHRISTIAN 16: Serge Nyirikamba scored 25 points to lead nine scorers for Waynflete (14-2) against the Lions (2-15) at Portland.

Joseph Schnier added 17 points, and Milo Belleau and Willy Burdick each finished with 14 for the Flyers.

Ethan Spaudling had seven points for the Lions.


BONNY EAGLE 61, GORHAM 45: Nathan Alexander scored 10 of his 18 points in the second period and Dustin Cole added seven of his 21 as Bonny Eagle (16-1) extended a 13-6 lead to 33-17 against the Rams (8-9) at Gorham.

Benjamin Malloy added 12 points for the Scots. Sam Kilborn scored 15 and Nick Thibeault 10 for Gorham.


GREELY 77, WELLS 53: Michael McDevitt scored 28 points to lead Greely (16-1) over the Warriors (5-12) at Wells.

The Rangers led 40-26 at halftime, then opened the second half with a 7-0 run. Conner Hanley added 18 points and Calvin Soule scored 10 for Greely.

Jake Moody led Wells with 17 points.


SANFORD 77, MARSHWOOD 64: Evyn Nolette scored 13 of his game-high 27 points in the fourth quarter, including 10 of 10 free throws, as the Spartans (11-6) defeated the Hawks (6-11) at South Berwick.

John Morgan added 12 points and Jordan Tranchemontagne had 10 for the Spartans, who outscored Marshwood 52-38 in the second half.

Drew Bartlett and Jack Letellier each had 13 points for the Hawks. Brady Innes followed with 11 and Ryan O’Neil had 10.

WESTBROOK 71, WINDHAM 43: Aquoi Alexander scored 32 points to lead the Blue Blazes (4-13) over the Eagles (6-11) at Windham.

Chris Connolly and Demetrious Hoskins added 12 points apiece for Westbrook.

Jarron Nadeau scored 12 and Ryan Gorman added 11 for Windham.


YORK 50, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 49: Adam Legg scored 16 points, Mark MacGlashing added 10 and the Wildcats (9-8) survived a fourth-quarter charge by the Raiders (7-10) at York.

York used a 19-6 run in the third quarter to open a 40-26 lead.

Ryan Gullickson scored 20 points for Fryeburg Academy. Alex Blake added 13.


FREEPORT 58, KENNEBUNK 55: Chandler Birmingham and Jack Davenport combined for 13 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Falcons (2-15) past the Rams (6-11) at Freeport.

Austin Sandler hit a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left to pull Kennebunk within one, but Birmingham’s transition layup with eight seconds to play was enough to seal it.

Davenport finished with 24 points and nine rebounds, and Birmingham had 21 points.

Sandler and Jack Lapham each scored 15 for the Rams.

BOOTHBAY REGION 71, OAK HILL 50: John Hepburn scored 20 points and Evan Hepburn added 18 as the Seahawks (16-2) downed Oak Hill (4-14) at Boothbay Harbor.

Parker Asselin paced Oak Hill with 16 points.


NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 59, RICHMOND 46: El Tayeb Dahia opened the third quarter with a 3-pointer, then keyed a stifling defense as the Panthers (12-4) used a 17-7 run to open a 44-27 lead against Richmond (9-9) at Yarmouth.

Dahia finished with 24 points, 12 rebounds and four steals, and Chase Gordon scored 13 for NYA. Matt Holt led the Bobcats with 16 points.

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