The Penobscot Pioneers erupted for four third-period goals and handed Cheverus/Old Orchard Beach/Kennebunk/Windham its first loss of the season Thursday night, beating the Stags 5-3 in a girls’ hockey game at Troubh Ice Arena.

Jordin Williams tied the game at 2-2 two minutes into the third, then scored a 5-on-3 goal at 5:06. After Emma McNeil added a power-play goal, Lucy Johnson drew Cheverus (10-1) within one, but Williams iced it with an empty netter in the final minute.

The Stags, ranked No. 1 in the Varsity Maine poll, took a 2-0 lead on goals from Mikayla Talbot and Brynn McKenney in the first period. Third-ranked Penobscot (7-3-1), a co-op team with players from Brewer, Bangor, Hampden Academy, Hermon, John Bapst, Old Town and Orono, got on the board when McNeil scored in the second period.

FALMOUTH/SCARBOROUGH 4, ST. DOMINIC 1: Morgan Adams scored twice and Audrey Farnham had a goal and an assist as Falmouth/Scarborough (3-6-1) used a two-goal third period to beat St. Dominic/Winthrop/Monmouth (3-8) in Falmouth.

Emerson Roy also scored for the Navigators.

Aiva Dorman got the lone goal for St. Dom’s.



CHEVERUS/YARMOUTH 3, SCARBOROUGH 2: Ayden Morton, Truman Peters and Ben Moll scored and Cheverus/Yarmouth (4-2-1) killed off a five-minute penalty and a 5-on-3 disadvantage to hold off the Red Storm (5-4) for its fourth consecutive victory, at Troubh Ice Arena.

Scarborough took a 1-0 lead in the game’s second minute when Wyatt Grondin scored on a rebound. Morton tied it later in the first.

Peters and Moll put Cheverus/Yarmouth ahead with second-period goals. Griffin Denbow scored Scarborough’s final goal early in the third period.

Neal McQuarrie made 26 saves for Cheverus/Yarmouth, while Keegan Weed stopped nine shots for the Red Storm.



THORNTON ACADEMY 50, GORHAM 45: Addisen Sulikowski scored 15 points, Hannah Cook and Kylie Lamson each finished with 13, and the Golden Trojans (10-0) edged the Rams (6-4) in Gorham.

Ellie Gay paced Gorham with 15 points.

YORK 50, CAPE ELIZABETH 36: Eleven players scored for the Wildcats (2-6), including eight in the fourth quarter as they pulled away from the Capers (2-6) at Cape Elizabeth.

McKayla Kortes and Ava Brent led York with eight points apiece.

Grace Callahan scored 10 points for Cape.

WELLS 47, FREEPORT 30: Megyn Mertens had 18 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors (9-1) in a win over the visiting Falcons (3-6).


Kendall Maxon added nine points and six steals.

BRUNSWICK 62, KENNEBUNK 13: Emily Doring and Dakota Shipley each scored 12 points as the Dragons (8-1) handled the Rams (2-8) in Brunswick.

Doring got nine in the first quarter, when the Dragons built a 27-4 lead. Alexis Morin finished with 10 points, Kelsie Carlton had eight points, seven rebounds and four assists, and Maddy Werner finished with seven points, nine steals, six assists and five blocked shots.

GARDINER 55, MORSE 22: The Tigers (9-0) jumped out to a 20-7 first-quarter lead on their way to a win over the Shipbuilders (1-8) in Bath.

Savannah Brown led Gardiner with 10 points.

Danielle Bryant scored 12 points for Morse.



YORK 62, CAPE ELIZABETH 53: Derek Parsons scored 19 points, Connor Roberge had 17 points and the Wildcats (5-4) rallied in the second half to defeat the Capers (4-4) in York.

Jacob Fogg finished with 11 points and six assists, and Ty Regis had seven points and 10 rebounds for York, which outscored the Capers 40-23 in the second half.

Owen Tighe scored 27 points and Sam Lombard had 14 points for Cape Elizabeth.

WELLS 52, FREEPORT 45: Jeremy Therrien scored 15 points to help the Warriors (4-6) to a win at Freeport.

Keith Ramsey (12 points) and Eli Roy (10) joined Therrien in double figures.


JT Pound scored 14 points for Freeport (4-5), followed by Cody Wall with 12.

BRUNSWICK 61, KENNEBUNK 59: Trevor Gerrish scored 24 points and Thomas Harvey added 16 as the Dragons (4-6) edged the Rams (6-4) in Kennebunk.

Noah Johnson chipped in with 10 points.

Theo Pow finished with 31 points for Kennebunk, followed by Jacob Thompson with 12.

GARDINER  62, MORSE 53: Zach Kristian scored 19 points as the Tigers (1-9) beat the Shipbuilders (1-9) at Gardiner.

Anthony Rivera added 13 points.

Gabe Morrison scored 19 points for Morse, followed by Gavin Baillargeon with 15.

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