February 1

Schoolboy roundup: Portland wins in basketball

The Bulldogs pull away from Cheverus, 64-53.

From Staff Reports

Matt Talbot had 25 points and 13 rebounds, and Jayvon Pitts-Young added 16 points Friday night to lead Portland to a 64-53 victory against Cheverus in an SMAA schoolboy basketball game at Keegan Gym.

Portland (16-0) led 28-22 at halftime, then held Cheverus (8-8) to five third-quarter points to extend the lead to 50-27.

Austin Boudreau and Manny Ismail led the Stags with 10 points each.

FALMOUTH 67, FREEPORT 34: Jack Simonds had 20 points, 17 rebounds and five assists to lead the Yachtsmen (15-1) past the Falcons (1-15) at Falmouth.

Nick Burton added 13 points for Falmouth, which led 18-4 after one quarter.

RANGELEY 35, GREATER PORTLAND CHRISTIAN 27: The Lakers (3-13) held the Lions (2-14) scoreless in the fourth quarter to recover from a 27-22 deficit at Rangeley.

Tim White scored six of his game-high 15 points in the last quarter. Jeremiah Hammond led Greater Portland Christian with 11.

BONNY EAGLE 68, WESTBROOK 57: Dustin Cole had 25 points, 10 rebounds and five steals to lead the Scots (15-1) over the Blue Blazes (3-13) at Standish.

Benjamin Malloy added 21 points on seven 3-pointers for Bonny Eagle. Aquoi Alexander had 18 points and Demetrious Hoskins 14 for Westbrook.

GORHAM 45, WINDHAM 41: Nick Thibault had 13 of his game-high 17 points in the first half before the Rams (8-8) held off the Eagles (6-10) at Gorham.

Sam Kilborn tossed in 15 points and Cody Elliott added 11 for Gorham, which led 34-22 through three quarters before holding on. Ryan Gorman led Windham with 13 points.

POLAND 83, WELLS 70: Caleb Martin made six 3-pointers and finished with 24 points to lead the Knights (8-8) over the Warriors (5-11) at Poland.

Tyler Michaud chipped in 20 points, including four 3-pointers, and Alan Young added 18 points and 12 rebounds for Poland, which led 58-49 through three quarters.

Jake Moody scored 37 points for Wells, including five 3-pointers.

Alex McCormack-Kuhman added 11 points for the Warriors.

NOBLE 67, BIDDEFORD 39: Brady Dodge scored 22 points for the Knights (9-7), who used a 19-4 run at the start of the second half to put away the Tigers (0-16) at North Berwick.

Grayson Waterman added 14 points and eight assists for Noble, which extended a 39-26 halftime lead to 58-30 through three quarters.

Corey Creeger scored 14 points and T.J. McCann added 11 for Biddeford.

BOOTHBAY REGION 67, WISCASSET 61: John Hepburn scored 22 points and Evan Hepburn added 17 to lift the Seahawks (15-2) over the Wolverines (9-8) at Wiscasset.

The Seahawks outscored Wiscasset 19-8 in the second quarter to build a 37-26 halftime lead. The Wolverines got as close as two points in the second half.

Travis Padilla of Wiscasset scored a game-high 28 points, including four 3-pointers.

HYDE 63, ACADIA CHRISTIAN 13: Evander Lenardson scored 13 points and Talin Rowe added 12 to lead a balanced offense for the Phoenix (13-1) against the Seahawks (0-12) at Bath.

Wilson MacMillan chipped in nine points and six assists for Hyde.

CAPE ELIZABETH 50, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 45: Ethan Murphy went 10 of 10 at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter as the Capers (11-5) rallied past the Raiders (7-9) at Fryeburg.

Jack O’Rourke led Cape Elizabeth with 14 points. Alex Blake led Fryeburg with 13 points.

NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 63, TRAIP ACADEMY 54: Chase Gendron scored 21 points and El Tayeb Dahia had 16 for the Panthers (11-4), who sank 14 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Rangers (4-12) at Yarmouth.

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