Lewiston, Bapst Post Tourney Wins [SCORES]
The first ever Class AA basketball tournament got underway in Augusta Wednesday and fans saw an upset as #6 Lewiston beat #3 Bangor 38-37.
Not only did the Blue Devils pull the upset, it was also their first tourney win since 2005.
With the game tied at 37 the Rams were in position for the final shot but threw the ball away as they threw it in under their own basket. The Devil's Kristina Blais grabbed the ball and was fouled as she went in for a shot. After missing the first free throw she sank the second to put Lewiston up by a point with 6.5 seconds left.
Bangor's Emily Gilmore got a shot off at the buzzer that missed and ended the Rams season at 10-9. Bangor managed just 3 points in the 4th quarter and were outscored 11-3 over the final 8 minutes. Katie Butler led the Rams with 12 points.
The #4 seed Deering won the other quarter final by a 50-43 score over Cheverus.
In the prelim round the John Bapst Crusaders advanced with a 55-40 win over the Orono Red Riots. Crystal Bell led Bapst with 17 points while Gracie and Hannah Philippon each added 10.
Below are other scores from Wednesday's schedule.
- Lewiston 38 Bangor 37
- Deering 50 Cheverus 43
- John Bapst 55 Orono 40
- Calais 53 George Stevens 51
- PCHS 63 Woodland 35
- MDI 60 Hermon 38
- Belfast 72 Central 54
- Caribou 61 Foxcroft 53
- Gardiner 75 Cony 51
- MCI 43 Winslow 41
- Schenck 66 PVHS 53
- Skowhegan 61 Waterville 44
- Wisdom 48 Van Buren 28
- Ft. Kent 62 Sumner 53
- Hodgdon 62 Naraguagus 59