The semifinalists for the Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Offensive and Defensive Linemen of the Year Awards have been announced by the awards’ selection committee.

The offensive linemen are Charles Kovarik of Portland, Wiley Hollen of Bonny Eagle, Alec Clark of Winslow, Dylan Collin of Mt. Desert Island, Isaac Patry of Thornton Academy, Gerry Valliere of Windham and Drew Chamberlain of Falmouth.

The defensive linemen are Elijah Ayotte of Thornton Academy, Tyrell Gullatt of Windham, Logan Herodes of Falmouth, Travon Bradford of Kennebunk, Justin Guerrette of Cape Elizabeth, Frank Curran of Cheverus, Curtis McLeod of Maine Central Institute and Conner Elwell of Oak Hill.

The winners will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship. Four runners-up will receive $1,000. The winners will be announced Saturday, Jan. 30, during a luncheon at the Augusta Civic Center.

The award is named after Gaziano, the founder of National Distributors in South Portland and a former college and professional football player.


MT. ARARAT/LISBON/MORSE 5, SOUTH PORTLAND/FREEPORT/WAYNFLETE 4: Tyler Halls scored two goals, including the winner on a power play, to lead the Eagles (2-2) past the Red Riots (2-4) at Watson Arena.

Mark Abreau, Nick Austin and Noah Austin each added a goal for the Eagles. Tyler Lacasio had two assists.

Cam Gillies had a goal and two assists to lead the Red Riots. Aidan Schifano, Ian Young and Caleb Rowland also had two assists.

Joe Grant stopped 30 shots for South Portland. Cade Charron had 17 saves for Mt. Ararat.


SCARBOROUGH 11, YARMOUTH/FREEPORT/GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 5: Sami Shoebottom had six goals and two assists to lead the Red Storm (8-0-1) past the Clippers (3-6) at the Travis Roy Arena.

Lucy Bogdanovich and Taylor Veilleux each added a goal and four assists. Lauren Topchik contributed two goals.

Jenny Holmquist notched a hat trick for the Clippers, and Katie Clemmer had a goal and two assists.

McKenzie Cormier stopped 9 of 14 shots for Scarborough. Miranda O’Shea saved 11 for Yarmouth.


BOOTHBAY 60, MOUNTAIN VALLEY 46: Abel Bryer scored 20 points and Jacob Leonard added 19 for the Seahawks (5-2) in a win over the Falcons (1-5) in Rumford.

Kyle Ames added 13 for Boothbay, which extended its 24-22 halftime lead to 16 points by the end of the third quarter.

Keegan Davis scored 14 points and Jacob Blanchard had 11 for Mountain Valley.


LAKE REGION 69, MARANACOOK 24: Lauren Jakobs scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Lakers (4-1) past the Black Bears (0-5) in Readfield.

Kristen Huntress added 12 points and Chandler True had 10 for Lake Region, which opened a 22-3 lead in the first quarter.

Melody Millett contributed six points, seven rebounds and five steals.

Lauren Clough led Maranacook with 10 points.