KUA Boys Top Proctor
Andover, n.h. — Devin Gilligan had 16 points and eight rebounds as Kimball Union Academy (3-1) defeated Proctor Academy 79-53 last night.
Devon Thomas and Duby Maduegbunam each added 13 points for the Wildcats, and Charlie Williams had 10 points, five rebounds and two blocks. KUA shot more than 60 percent from the field.
The Wildcats opened the second half with a 12-2 run.
Proctor Acad. 43, KUA 33
Meriden — Kimball Union (1-1) dropped its home opener to Proctor Academy, which snapped a 19-19 halftime deadlock.
KUA’s Fiekah Fataar netted a team-high 17 points while Shannon Walsh chipped in with 10. The Wildcats face Phillips Exeter on Wednesday.
Cougars Open Season
Plymouth, n.h. — Kearsarge’s 3-man wrestling team opened its season with pinfall victories over Plymouth last night.
Lucas Beltz (132 pounds) won in 36 seconds, Robert Smith (220) won in 5:34 and Alex Wesoja (126) won in 3:44.
Women’s College Hockey
Northeastern 3 Dartmouth 2 (ot)
Boston — Reagan Fischer’s third-period power-play goal helped Dartmouth (4-4-2) force overtime, but Kendall Coyne scored 2:08 into overtime No. 10 Northeastern (10-5-2) prevailed.
The goal was Coyne’s second of the game.
Sally Komarek scored a first-period goal to give the Big Green a 1-0 lead.
Dartmouth goalie Lindsay Holdcroft made 26 saves, the same as Northeastern counterpart Chloe Desjardins.
Women’s College Hoop
UNH 54, Dartmouth 38
Durham, n.h. — Dartmouth overcome 19 percent shooting in the second half (4-of-21), resulting in just 13 second-half points in a loss to New Hampshire.
Faziah Steen and Abbey Schmitt paced the Dartmouth offense with eight points each, while Tia Dawson (had a team-best seven rebounds. For the game, Dartmouth (1-6) shot 29.2 percent from the floor and had 18 turnovers, which resulted in 21 points for the host Wildcats (4-4).
Trailing by a point coming out of the break, a bucket from Schmitt gave the Big Green the lead, but the teams continued to trade buckets with UNH maintaining its lead early through the opening minutes of the second.
UNH (4-4) began to pull away midway through the second half and used a 15-0 run to seal the victory, holding the Big Green without a field goal over the final 9:50. Dartmouth’s 38 points is a the fewest points for the Big Green since scoring 38 in a loss to Georgetown in its holiday tournament last season.
Men’s College Hoop
Thetford’s Gray Honored
Lyndon Center, Vt. — Lyndon State’s Jason Gray, a senior forward was named both North Atlantic Conference and Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
Gray, from East Thetford, averaged 18.3 points, and 10.3 rebounds, while collecting two steals and six blocked shots in the week as Lyndon rebounded from a 98-42 loss to NJIT early in the week to top Colby-Sawyer 68-65 Thursday evening and New England College 86-77 Saturday afternoon.
To cap the week, Gray scored his 1,000th career point in the win over the Pilgrims. In that contest he collected 22 points, nine rebounds, two blocks and one steal.
Hartford’s Bergeron Named to All-Star Game
Castleton, Vt. — Castleton senior defensive back Brandon Bergeron, a former Hartford High star, will take part in the third annual National Bowl Game on Sunday at 1 p.m. He is one of 80 seniors from across the country to take part in the contest.
Bergeron will play for the “Red Nation” team at J Birney Stadium in Allentown, Pa. He will be coached by former NFL special teams coach of the year Mike Stock and is one of three ECFC Players to be named to the squad.
Bergeron finished third on the team with 88 tackles in 2012 while also picking off five passes and breaking up five more. Over his four-year career he was a three-time all-conference honoree for the Spartans and finished as Castleton’s all-time leader in tackles (258). He is also second all-time in interceptions with 10.
Women’s College Soccer
Kansas City, Kan.— Four Dartmouth players earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Region accolades. Tatiana Saunders and Aurelia Solomon led the Dartmouth contingent with second-team honors while Chrissy Lozier and Emma Brush earned third team honored.
This is the first time since the 2009 season that the Big Green have placed players on the All-Region teams and Dartmouth’s four players are the most since 2001, when it also had four players earn all-region honors.