BRUNSWICK — Samantha Roy scored 20 points and the Bowdoin women’s basketball team beat Middlebury 84-58 on Saturday to advance to the New England Small College Conference championship game.

The Polar Bears improved to 26-0 and will play No. 3 Tufts in the championship game at noon Sunday. It will be Bowdoin’s first appearance in the conference final since 2015. Middlebury finished 19-7.

Taylor Choate added 13 points while Abby Kelly had 12 for Bowdoin. Maddie Hasson had 11 and Hannah Graham 10.

HUSSON 58, MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY 51: Kenzie Worcester scored 21 points as the top-seeded Eagles (19-8) won their fourth consecutive North Atlantic Conference title, beating the second-seeded Clippers (19-7) in the final at Bangor.

Megan Peach had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Vanessa Duarte added 14 points for Husson, which advanced to the NCAA Division III tournament.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 72, UMAINE-MACHIAS 53: The second-seeded Seawolves (22-4) opened on a 12-2 run and rolled past the third-seeded Clippers (17-10) in a Yankee Small College semifinal at Auburn.

SMCC will face Central Maine CC in the final Sunday.


STONY BROOK 81, MAINE 53: Akwasi Yeboah had 27 points as Stony Brook (22-6, 10-3 American East) beat visiting Maine (5-23, 3-10).

Isaiah White had 18 points for the Black Bears, who have lost five straight. Andrew Fleming added 12 points and Sergio El Darwich had six rebounds.

HUSSON 82, THOMAS 67: Justin Martin and Justin Thompson combined for 24 points in the second half as the Eagles (17-10) pulled away to beat the Terriers (14-13) in the North Atlantic Conference final in Farmington.

The Braves advanced to the NCAA Division III tournament.


MAINE 2, VERMONT 2: Brittany Colton scored the tying goal 5:21 into the third period as the Black Bears (14-15-5, 7-15-5 Hockey East) rallied to tie Vermont (10-18-6, 8-15-4) at Orono.

Vermont earned the eighth and final playoff spot. Maine missed the playoffs by one point.

HAMILTON 3, COLBY 1: Maggie Seidenberg and Jess Haviland scored in the second period for the Continentals (16-7-2) against the Mules (12-10-3) in an NESCAC quarterfinal at Clinton, New York.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2, SUNY CANTON 0: The fifth-seeded Nor’easters (16-9-1) got an unassisted goal from Julianne Sheehan at 11:28 of the second period to break a scoreless tie, and Kyra Yu scored from Jenna Pych 3:01 later to win a Colonial Hockey Conference quarterfinal at Canton, New York.

UNE will be at second-seeded Endicott in the semifinals at 4 p.m. Saturday.


AMHERST 5, COLBY 0: Five players scored as the third-seeded Mammoths (14-6-4) beat the sixth-seeded Mules (10-10-5) in the NESCAC quarterfinals in Amherst, Massachusetts.

MAINE 2, BOSTON COLLEGE 1: Mitchell Fossier scored with 50 seconds left in overtime to lift the Black Bears (14-4-4, 10-8-4 Hockey East) over the Eagles (10-18-3, 9-8-3) at Orono.

David Cotton put Boston College ahead 1-0 with 8:48 left in the first period. Maine tied it when Brendan Robbins scored with 47 seconds remaining in the second.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2, CURRY 1: Britt Mecrones scored with 9:06 left to lift the third-seeded Nor’easters (19-6-2) over the second-seeded Colonels in a Commonwealth Coast Conference semifinal (16-7-3) at Milton, Massachusetts.

UNE wll play at top-seeded Salve Regina (18-6-2) in the final March 2.


RIT 14, BATES 12: Ryan Barnable had three goals and three assists, and the Tigers held on to beat the Bobcats in a season opener in Lewiston.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 18, WHEATON 11: The Nor’easters scored four straight goals to start the second quarter and beat the Lyons in the season opener in Biddeford.


BATES 12, CAPITAL 3: The Bobcats (1-4) scored two runs in the third and six in the fourth to beat the Crusaders (1-1) at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational in Winter Haven, Florida.

Giovanni Torres and Pat Beaton each went 2 for 4 for Bates, which had 14 hits. Justin Foley pitched six innings, allowing one earned run on five hits.


LAMAR 7, MAINE 2: The Cardinals (7-8) broke the game open with four runs in the top of the sixth, as they beat the Black Bears (0-3) in Beaumont, Texas.

Laurine German went 3 for 3, with a solo home run and a triple for Maine.

TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO 3, MAINE 0: Clarissa Hernadez struck out nine to lift the Roadrunners (8-6) over the Black Bears (0-4) at Beaumont, Texas.

Grace McGouldrick and Keely Clark each had two hits for Maine.

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