WATERVILLE — Megan Hixon scored 10 points to lead the Morse High School girls basketball team to a 33-31 victory over Waterville in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference play on Friday.

The win gives the Shipbuilders a 4-6 mark with a visit to Winslow slated for Thursday. Waterville is 2-8.

Sadia Crosby chipped in seven points for Morse, while Izzy Paulus added six.

Colleen O’Donnell led Waterville (2-8) with a gamehigh 13 points.


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Hyde improved to 9-0 Friday with a win at North Yarmouth Academy.

Hyde held quartely leads of 18-8, 26-13 and 39-21.

The Phoenix won their fourth straight road game as Jailene Martinez controlled the paint on both the offensive and defensive ends of the court and led the team with 12 points. Martinez also gathered four rebounds and had a block. The tandem of Kara Fischer and Katie Comeaux came up big as they scored seven and eight points, respectively. Also, Fischer made five steals while Comeaux gathered seven rebounds.

Shannon Ward, Allie Helfrich and Carolyn Moore did a strong job of providing depth off the bench. Ward had six points, while Helfrich and Moore each chipped in with five each.



In Mountain Valley Conference play on Friday, Carrabec (5-5) raced out to an 11-1 firstquarter lead and went on to defeat the host Wolverines.

Carrabec led 11-1, 23-13 and 34-19 at the quarter breaks. Brooklyne Lewis and Emma Pluntke (seven rebounds) had eight points each, and Macy Welch and Kate Stevens added seven apiece in the win.

Alecia Faulkingham scored eight points for Wiscasset, while Miranda McIntire, Briana Goud, Heidi Pinkham and Kayla Gordon added five each.

“After a lackluster first quarter Wiscasset competed evenly with Carrabec, but was never able to get out of the early hole,” said Wiscasset coach Patrick Quinn, whose charges dipped to 2-7 and are scheduled to visit Hall-Dale today.

Both teams shot poorly from the free-throw line, with Wiscasset 10 for 23 and Carrabec five of 15.



Sophomore forward Bronte Elias poured in a game-high 17 points to lead Madison to a Mountain Valey Conference win over Lisbon on Friday.

The Bulldogs (8-2) took a bite out of Lisbon in the second quarter with a 25-8 run. Sam Bruce and Kirsten Wood contributed 12 points each for Madison.

Senior forward Denise Thomas notched a team-leading 13 points for the Greyhounds (2-7 and scheduled to host Winthrop tonight).



In KVAC action Friday night, the host Eagles improved to 10-0, while the Witches fell to 5-5.

Mallory Nelson led Mt. Ararat (scheduled to visit Mt. Blue on Tuesday) with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Kristi Willey had 14 points and four rebounds, Chelsea Crawford nine points and Caitlin LaFountain seven points and six boards. Lindsey Cornelison also grabbed seven rebounds.

Mt. Ararat shot 16 for 43 from the floor and 11 of 17 from the line, while Brewer was 16 of 55 from the floor and two of five from the line.

Lindsay Houp led Brewer with 13 points and Maddy Bailey had 10.



Lyse Henshaw scored six of her game-high 19 points at the foul line in the fourth quarter as the host Dragons (2-8) downed the Broncos (0-10) on Friday.

Henshaw was six for six at the charity stripe in the final frame and nailed three 3-pointers to begin the game.

“We were down by seven points in the fourth, but made 11 of 15 free throws down the stretch to pull it out,” said Brunswick coach Sam Farrell, whose squad visits Skowhegan tonight.

Julia Champagne had nine points and eight rebounds, including three key caroms late in regulation. Anna Dimick had seven rebounds, while Gillian Doehring pulled down five key caroms.

Murphy Erin had 13 points for Hampden Academy.