January 25

High school boys’ basketball: Deering surges past Scarborough

The Rams rally in the second half for an 88-72 win.

From staff reports

SCARBOROUGH — Ahmed Ali scored 12 points in the third quarter to highlight a 27-13 run as Deering rallied for an 88-72 win over Scarborough in an SMAA boys’ basketball game Friday night.

Ali led the Rams (9-5) with 21 points. Benedict Williams scored 16 and Liam Densmore added 15 for Deering, which trailed 41-36 at halftime.

Matt Hartl provided Scarborough (7-7) with 24 points, Milani Hicks scored 18 and Nate Wessel had 14.


NOBLE 75, WESTBROOK 72: Gray Waterman scored 26 points for Noble (8-6), which rallied past Westbrook (3-11) at North Berwick.

Sean Jackson added 17 points and Brady Dodge had 15 for the Knights, who shot 13 of 29 from 3-point range.

Aquoi Alexander scored 25 points and Demetrious Hoskins finished with 16 for the Blue Blazes, who led 61-57 entering the fourth quarter.


SOUTH PORTLAND 74, WINDHAM 64: Jordin Jackson scored 21 points to pace the Red Riots (6-7) to a win over the Eagles (6-8) at Windham.

Kam Harper added 17 points for the Red Riots.

Markus D’Andrea scored 19 points and Kevin Weisser had 17 for the Eagles.


MARSHWOOD 54, CHEVERUS 50: Drew Bartlett made four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points as the Hawks (5-8) held off the Stags (6-7) at Portland.

Brady Innes and Ryan O’Neil added 12 and 11 points, respectively, for Marshwood, which led by nine points going into the fourth quarter.

Cheverus was paced by Noah Stebbins with 15 points and Zordan Holman with 10.


GORHAM 58, MASSABESIC 44: Nick Thibeault scored 19 points and Corey Nadeau had 14 as the Rams (6-8) downed the Mustangs (3-10) at Gorham.

Nick Greatorex and Sam Kilborn each finished with nine points for the Rams, who pulled away with a 17-4 run in the second quarter.

Daniel Amabile finished with 14 points for the Mustangs.


SANFORD 75, BIDDEFORD 45: John Morgan scored 19 points for the Spartans (9-5) in a win over the Tigers (0-14) at Sanford.

Jordan Tranchemontagne added 14 points and Evyn Nolette chipped in with 10.

Biddeford got 13 points from Terrence McCann and 11 from Corey Creeger.


MT. ARARAT 73, LAWRENCE 60: Mason Griffin scored 25 points as the Eagles (7-7) rallied for a win over the Bulldogs (7-7) at Topsham.

Shyheim Ulrickson added 23 points for Mt. Ararat, which outscored Lawrence 24-8 in the second quarter to erase a seven-point first-quarter deficit.


BRUNSWICK 55, LEWISTON 29: Blake Gordon scored 21 points to lead the Dragons (9-5) to a win at Lewiston (5-9).

Ryan Black added 10 points, and Elliot Boyd had five points and nine rebounds.


MORSE 55, ERSKINE ACADEMY 27: Ethan Winglass scored 18 points and the Shipbuilders (12-3) used defensive pressure in the second half to pull away from the Eagles (0-14) at Bath.

WELLS 44, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 42: Jake Moody scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, then added four in overtime to boost the host Warriors (5-8) over the Raiders (7-6).

Fryeburg’s Ryan Gullickson hit a tying 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation. Alex Blake scored 11 points for the Raiders.


CAPE ELIZABETH 63, YORK 46: Justin Guerette scored 16 points to lead the Capers (10-3) past the visiting Wildcats (7-6).

Eddie Galvin and Jack O’Rourke each added 13 points, and Ethan Murphy had 12 for Cape Elizabeth.

Michael Gallagher scored 16 points for York. Mack MacGlashing finished with 10.


FALMOUTH 55, KENNEBUNK 39: Jack Simonds scored 19 points to lift the Yachtsmen (12-1) over the Rams (3-10) at Kennebunk.

Nick Burton added 13 points and Collin Coyne scored 10 for Falmouth.

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