Hamilton-Wenham 87, Manchester Essex 83: The Hornets won nine of 11 events, but the depth of Hamilton-Wenham proved to be the difference. Jack Blatchford swam a personal best 24.61 to take second in the 50 free, while Victoria Vance picked up an important fourth-place finish in the 100 fly (1:14.53). Ted Chang also swam well in the 200 free (2:10.59), placing third.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
University of New England 55, Endicott 52: The Gulls (6-3 overall) suffered their first conference loss as the visitors scored the last four points after free throws by EC’s Kayleen Whall tied it 51-51 with 1:16 to play. Endicott had a one-point halftime lead and was helped by big contributions off the bench from Whall (11 points) and Katelyn Wright (11 points).
Gordon 63, Wentworth 56: Fredi Neilsen had her fourth straight double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds as Gordon (5-5) earned its first win over Wentworth in six years. Brooke Kratche also double-doubled with 12 points and 12 boards as the Scots grabbed their first conference win of the season.
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Endicott 103, University of New England 95 (OT): Kamahl Walker drained three free throws to tie the game with 15 seconds left and the Gulls (8-2) exploded for 15 points in a dominant overtime to win at home. John Henault led Endicott with 22 points and Walker totaled 19, while Tell White and Andre Markis each had 13.
Wentworth 55, Gordon 51: Hans Miersma was the only Fighting Scot in double figures with 13 points and Gordon fell to 3-6 on the year at home. Park Thomas and Jason Dempsey each added eight for the Scots, who fell behind by five at halftime and couldn’t quite get back in the second stanza.