FARMINGTON – The St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team used a late rally to beat the University of Maine-Farmington 57-47 in an mutual opener at Dearborn Gymnasium.

Zach O’Brien led the Monks with 19 points, including a layup at the end of a 9-0 run with just over two minutes left.

Chris Petzy finished with 13 points. O’Brien and Petzy each had seven rebounds.

The Monks went ahead 21-13 with a 9-0 run midway through the first half, but only managed four points during the last 10 minutes of the half yet still led 24-18 at the break.

O’Brien hit a 3-pointer with 14 minutes left in the game and the Monks led 35-25. The Beavers responded with 10 straight points to tie it and went ahead 45-44 on a 3-pointer by Pet Sumner with 6:56 left.

Sumner had 14 points, and Joe McCloskey chipped in nine points for UMF.


SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 89, UM-AUGUSTA 82: Josh Mackie had 19 points and Dan Foster added 17 points as the visiting Seawolves (3-3, 1-1 YSCC) topped the Moose (0-5, 0-4).

Anderson Santana chipped in 15 points and 12 rebounds for SMCC, which used strong defensive play and solid free-throw shooting down the stretch to pull away.



ST. JOSEPH’S 56, UM-FARMINGTON 46: Ashley Geel had 14 points and 13 rebounds and the visiting Monks won a mutual opener against the host Beavers.

Megan McDevitt had 11 points and five assists, and reserve Lindsay Moore had 10 points. McDevitt put it away with a 3-pointer in the second half for a 41-31 lead.

Emma Morrison had 13 points and Lindsay Ranquist followed with 11 points for the Beavers.


SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 64, UM-AUGUSTA 62: Marissa Welch had 18 points with eight rebounds as the visiting Seawolves (4-1, 2-0 YSCC) recovered from an early deficit against the Moose (4-1, 3-1).

Katelyn Benson added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Seawolves, who trailed 20-8 in the first half. Reserve Kristal Saavedra grabbed 12 rebounds and had two steals.

Hanna Lyons finished with 10 points and eight rebounds, and Esther Palmieri added 12 points, including three free throws down the stretch.


BOWDOIN-COLBY: Bowdoin announced its ticket distribution plan for the Dec. 3 game at Watson Arena.

Although all regular-season sporting events at Bowdoin are free, a ticket will be required for entry to this game and be available Nov. 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the athletic department office on the second floor of the Peter Buck Center. Tickets will be distributed until 5 p.m. or until they are gone.

The department is closed Nov. 23-25 and any remaining tickets will be available Nov. 28 at 8:30 a.m.