BATH — In a battle of two teams expecting to compete for the Western Maine Class D championship, the Hyde School Phoenix improved to 5-0 with a 72-69 double overtime victory over Valley on Friday.

Valley took an early lead and held on for a 16-13 score after one quarter of play.

Hyde was led by Ryan Cassidy, who finished with 14 rebounds and 19 points. Cassidy fouled out late in the game.

Warsame Mohamed was clutch, scoring 12 of his game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter and overtime periods. Keifer Cundy, Talen Rowe and Wilson MacMillan each had key defensive contributions during the Phoenix run.

The score was tied at the end of regulation, 53-53. The story late in the game was the sharpshooting of Evander Lenardson, who scored nine of his 13 points in the overtime periods.

Carrington Miller paced Valley (6-2) with 23 points and a dozen rebounds.



Derick Ouellette scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Forest Hills over Richmond Friday in Jackman.

Evan Worster scored a game-high 18 points for the Tigers (8-1), who led 34-20 at the half and never looked back. Matt Turner added 14 points.

The Bobcats dipped to 2-5 and are scheduled to host Buckfield on Tuesday. Mike Stewart paced the visitors with 13 points.



Aaron Watson’s Mt. Ararat squad dropped to 4-4 in KVAC play, as Messalonskee (4-4) pulled away in the second half at Oakland on Friday.

Mt. Ararat led 20-19 after a quarter and trailed 30-28 at the half. The hosts pulled ahead 45-38 through three quarters.

Shyheim Ulrickson paced Mt. Ararat with 24 points, while Mason Griffin chipped in 12 and Tyler Roberts seven. Mt. Ararat, which hosts Hampden Academy on Tuesday, was 21 of 24 at the foul line.

Jordan Holmes and Isaiah Steele had 24 and 23 points, respectively, for Messalonskee, which finished 15 of 18 at the charity stripe, including seven for eight in the fourth quarter.



The visiting Mustangs outscored the Greyhounds 11-3 in the second quarter to take control in a Mountain Valley Conference win on Saturday at Lisbon Falls.

Monmouth (4-3) trailed 9-7 after a quarter, but led 18-12 at the half and 31-21 after three quarters.

Marcques Houston paced the victors with 15 points, with Brandon Goff adding 14.

Tucker Brannan led Lisbon with 13 points, while Mason Haley had 10.

The Greyhounds visit St. Dom’s on Tuesday.



The Raiders received 24 points from Parker Asselin for an MVC win at Wales on Saturday over the Wolverines, who dropped their second straight to fall to 4-3.

Trailing 25-24 at the half, a 16-10 thirdquarter edge gave the hosts a 40-35 lead.

Sam Morin and Trevor Samson added 13 points each for Oak Hill (4-4).

Wiscasset, which hosts Boothbay on Tuesday, got 15 points from Austin Haskell and 12 from Dale Peaslee, while Travis Padilla chipped in 11 and Devin McMahon eight.

Peaslee had nine rebounds, McMahon eight, while Haskell picked up five steals and Padilla dished out three assists.

The Wolverines finished 11 of 13 from the foul line, while Oak Hill was 22 of 32.