ISLESBORO — A bus ride, ferry hop and a 41-27 victory. All in all, a good adventure for the Hyde School girls basketball team in a Class D victory over Islesboro on Thursday.

The Phoenix, who improved to 8-0 and visit North Yarmouth Academy today, turned a two-point halftime lead (14-12) into a more comfortable contest with a 27- point second half.

Katie Comeaux led the balanced Hyde attack with 10 points, including a pair of clutch 3-pointers, eight rebounds and six steals. Kara Fischer chipped in nine points and six steals, Diamond Brown a double-double with 10 points and 10 caroms, and Jailene Martinez eight points and a like number of rebounds.

Indoor track

Hyde was in action on Wednesday in a four-team meet against Phillips Andover, Governor’s Academy and Wilbraham-Monson.

The Phoenix girls ended up tied for third with 14 points, while the boys finished second after a 31-point afternoon.

For the girls, Hyde’s Julia Jackson won the 600-yard run in 1:42.50 and took fourth in the 300 (44.59). Avery Booth was the runner-up in the twomile run in 15:23.28, while WangXi Wang was fourth in the 1,000 in 3:31.45, 10 seconds faster than her finish in the same event last year.

Alexi Phillipoissis paced the Hyde boys with a win in the 1,000 (2:50.49) and was fourth in the shot put with a personal-best throw of 34-05.

Joel Harris won the high jump (6-0), Max Zerrudo-Turgeon placed third in the 50 hurdles and Cody Mitchell ran a personal-best one mile in 5:11.92

Other place winners for Hyde were Jamal Frazer-Borden (fourth, 50, 6.29), Isaac Preston (fourth, two-mile, 12:00.1), Griffin Palola-Harriman (fourth, 1,000, 2:54.39) andthe4x400relayof Jamal Frazer-Borden, Ethan Morrow, Harris and Andre Davis (second place).

The Phoenix return to the track tonight at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham at 6:30 p.m. for a Western Maine Conference meet.

Girls hockey

Katie Roy scored her fourth goal of the game 2:36 into overtime to lift Cheverus to a 6-5 victory over Brunswick at the Portland Ice Arena on Thursday.

Rachel Moroney, who was injured in Brunswick’s 3-0 victory over Mt. Ararat on Saturday, returned to score four goals and dish out an assist on a Tess Cassidy marker midway through the third period for a 5-4 Dragons lead.

But, Roy tied the game with 4:51 remaining, and won it in overtime.

“Roy is a good player, and we just gave her too much room,” said Brunswick coach Bill Bodwell, whose Dragons fell to 4-7 and visit Scarborough at Saco on Saturday at noon.

Katie Randall and Taylor Coutois scored one each for the 3-8-1 Stags, with Roy adding an assist on Randall’s first-period goal.

Brunswick netminder Claire Mendes turned aside 14 shots in the loss, while Cheverus goalie Cat Binford had 22 stops.

WINSLOW 3
MT. ARARAT 1

Brennah O’Connell, Britany Whitaker and Jennifer Poulin each scored a goal as the visiting Black Raiders picked up an East win over the host Eagles at Sidney J. Watson Arena on Thursday.

Anne McIntire had the lone goal for Mt. Ararat (0-11), which visits Lewiston tonight at 8:20 p.m. at the Lewiston Colisee. Alison Nolan kept the Eagles in it with 16 saves.

Brooke Roy, O’Connell and Whitaker each had an assist for Winslow (3-7-2), and Jessica Cain turned aside 13 shots.