WELLS — Michael Wrigley threw two touchdown passes and then the running combination of Tyler Bridge and Nolan Potter took over as top-seeded Wells beat No. 8 Oak Hill 47-6 in a Class D South football quarterfinal Friday night.

Wells (9-0) will host No. 4 Mountain Valley (5-4) in the semifinals. Wells beat Mountain Valley 54-0 in the final week of the regular season.

After Wrigley’s 27-yard touchdown pass to Bridge, Oak Hill (3-6) stopped Wells twice on fourth down, and the score was still 7-0 in the second quarter.

But Chad Fitzpatrick sparked a 28-point second quarter with a one-handed interception. On the next play, Wrigley connected with Peyton MacKay for a 47-yard score. Touchdown runs of 6 and 61 yards by Bridge (198 rushing yards) and a 68-yard run by Potter (123 yards) made it 35-0 at halftime.

“We hit a couple of passes to get us going, and then Tyler Bridge did his thing and Nolan Potter did his thing,” said Wells Coach Tim Roche.

Potter, who added a 5-yard TD in the third quarter, went over 1,000 rushing yards for the season.

MARSHWOOD 47, MT. ARARAT 0: Ian Parmley rushed for 79 yards and a touchdown on only four carries in the first half and also caught a TD pass as the No. 1 Hawks (9-0) built a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised past the eighth-seeded Eagles (3-6) in a Class B South quarterfinal in South Berwick.

Tommy Springer threw two touchdown passes in the first half, including a 35-yard strike to Jayke Longarini.

KENNEBUNK 35, GORHAM 8: Cam Lovejoy rushed for two touchdowns and second-seeded Kennebunk (8-1) used a balanced attack to wear down seventh-seeded Gorham in a Class B South quarterfinal in Kennebunk.

Dante DeLorenzo opened the scoring for Kennebunk with an 8-yard touchdown run, and Lovejoy’s 7-yard run made it 14-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Brady Lamontagne and Derek Smith added second-quarter touchdowns as Kennebunk extended its lead to 28-0.

Noah Lambert rushed for a touchdown in the fourth quarter for Gorham.

BONNY EAGLE 61, DEERING 20: Connor Sirois passed for four touchdown – three in the first quarter – and the third-seeded Scots (8-1) beat the sixth-seeded Rams (1-8) in a Class A South quarterfinal in Standish.

Alex Sprague rushed for two touchdowns and returned a kickoff for a score, and Greg Emerson had two touchdown catches.

BRUNSWICK 38, CONY 27: The sixth-seeded Dragons scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to upset No. 3 Cony in a Class B North quarterfinal in Augusta.

Brunswick got a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown from Noah Goddard with just over nine minutes remaining to complete its comeback. The Dragons advance to face No. 2 Lawrence.

Cony led by 15 points at halftime as Jordan Roddy scored three touchdowns, including a 78-yard kickoff return early in the third quarter that gave the Rams a 27-14 lead.

Dalton Dickey had two touchdowns, including a 45-yard run on a fake punt, and Nate Girardin scored on a 1-yard keeper to give Brunswick its first lead.

GARDINER 13, MORSE 8: Nate Malinowski broke off a pair of long touchdown runs, including a 45-yarder with 4:17 remaining, lifting the fourth-seeded Tigers (4-5) over No. 5 Morse (6-3) in a Class C South quarterfinal in Gardiner.

Morse controlled the ball for most of the first half, but Malinowski’s 44-yard run early in the third quarter put Gardiner ahead 7-0.

The Shipbuilders moved ahead with 5:50 remaining when quarterback Corey Larmon scored on a 1-yard sneak and connected with Parker Onorato for the 2-point conversion.

OCEANSIDE 40, HERMON 33: Michael Norton Jr. ran for 237 yards and five touchdowns to lead the fifth-seeded Mariners (6-3) over the fourth-seeded Hawks (5-4) in a Class C North quarterfinal in Hermon.

Oceanside erased a 20-12 halftime deficit with three straight touchdowns by Norton. Hermon’s Garrett Trask scored from the 1 to cut Oceanside’s lead to 32-26, but Ben Ripley answered with a 5-yard TD run.

Trask threw two touchdown passes to Keith Pomeroy.

LEAVITT 48, YARMOUTH 7: The top-seeded Hornets (8-1) rushed for 494 yards and scored on five straight possessions on their way to a Class C South quarterfinal win over the No. 8 Clippers (2-7) in Turner.

Tim Albert rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another as Leavitt built a 28-0 halftime lead.


CAPE ELIZABETH 6, OAK HILL 0: Karli Chapin scored one goal and set up two others in the first 23 minutes, starting the seventh-seeded Capers (10-6) on their way to a win over No. 2 Oak Hill (13-2) in a Class B South quarterfinal in Wales.

Riley Dall opened the scoring with a chip in the seventh minute. Chapin made it 2-0 in the 18th minute, then assisted on Prezli Piscopo’s goal just 23 seconds later.

Tory McGrath and Liv Cochran stretched the lead to 5-0 before halftime. Sarah Knupp got the final goal early in the second half.

MADISON 1, TRAIP ACADEMY 0: Lauren Hay made two saves in the penalty-kick tiebreaker and the second-seeded Bulldogs (15-1) advanced to the Class C South final with a win over No. 3 Traip (10-4-2), in Madison.

Ashley Emery, Whitney Bess, Sydney LeBlanc and Jillian Holden converted penalty kicks for Madison, which won the tiebreaker 4-2. The Bulldogs will face top-seeded Monmouth Academy on Wednesday.

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