The high school girls’ hockey playoffs will begin Tuesday and Wednesday with regional quarterfinals.

Scarborough (8-9-1), seeded No. 4 in the South, will meet fifth-seeded Biddeford/Thornton Academy/Wells (10-7-1) at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Southern Maine.

The other quarterfinals are Wednesday. Cape Elizabeth/Waynflete/South Portland (9-8-1), No. 3 in the South, will play sixth-ranked Falmouth (6-11-1) at 6 p.m. at the Troubh Arena.

Greely/Gray-New Gloucester (15-3), the two-time state champion, is the No. 3 seed in the North. The Rangers will meet sixth-seeded Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland (4-13-1) at 8 p.m. at the Family Ice Arena in Falmouth. North No. 5 Brunswick (7-11) will play fourth-ranked Winslow/Gardiner (11-6-1) at the Camden National Bank Ice Vault in Hallowell at 6:15 p.m.

The top two seeds in each region received a bye and will host semifinal games this weekend.

North No. 1 Lewiston/Monmouth Academy/Oak Hill (16-2) plays at 7:25 p.m. Friday at the Colisee against the Winslow-Brunswick winner. Two-time defending state champion St. Dominic (15-3) will play at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in Auburn against Greely or Edward Little.

Both South semifinals are Saturday at the Troubh Arena, with No. 1 Cheverus/Kennebunk (17-1) meeting the Scarborough-Biddeford winner at 6:45 p.m., followed by No. 2 Portland/Deering (13-5) against the Cape Elizabeth-Falmouth winner.

The regional finals (Feb. 14) and state title game (Feb. 17) will be at the Colisee.

LEWISTON 7, WINSLOW 0: Grace Dumond had three goals as the Blue Devils (16-2) shut out Winslow/Gardiner (11-6-1) in the KVAC championship game at Lewiston.


HIGHVIEW CHRISTIAN 55, GREATER PORTLAND CHRISTIAN 32: David Stanley scored 15 of his 26 points in the first half, pushing Highview Christian (3-14) to a 32-18 lead over the Lions (0-13) at Saco.

Noah Kepple added 12 points for Highview Christian. Mason Jones led Greater Portland Christian with 23.


VALLEY 41, BUCKFIELD 39: Kennedy Savoy made two free throws late in overtime, clinching a come-from-behind victory for Valley (6-11) over the Bucks (1-16) at Buckfield.

The Cavaliers trailed by 15 points at halftime after being held to three second-quarter points. Rianna Davis led Valley with 13 points, and Savoy and Jillian Miller each added eight.

Kaite Henderson had a game-high 14 points for Buckfield.

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