Maine High School Basketball Tournament 2018: Saturday Schedule, Scores + Highlights
The Maine High School Basketball Tournament continued Saturday with quarterfinal action in Bangor, Augusta and Portland.
Hampden Survives Early Scare, Advances to Semifinals [BOYS]
The top-seeded Hampden Broncos held just a 20-18 halftime lead Brewer, but outscored the Witches by six in the second half for a comfortable 48-40 quarterfinal victory.
Johnny Wolfington led Hampden with four 3-pointers and 15 points, while Ian McIntyre had 14 points.
Brandon Glidden scored 14 points for Brewer in the losing effort.
Hampden advances to play 4th-seed Cony in the Class A semifinals.
Undefeated Hermon Cruises Past Belfast To Semifinals [BOYS]
The top-seed and undefeated Hermon Hawks ran past the Belfast Lions Saturday night to earn a spot in the Class B semifinals.
The Hawks put on a dominant performance, cruising past the No. 9 Lions 67-40 at the Cross Insurance Center.
It was a balanced scoring attack for Hermon. Jacob Godfrey had 15 points to lead the Hawks. Isaac Varney had 12 points. Cody Hawes and Keenan Marseille each added 10 points. >>FULL STORY>>
Pressure Lifts Top-seed Hermon Over Caribou [GIRLS]
The top-seed Hermon Hawks pressed the Caribou girls into submission Saturday afternoon, running away in the second half to a quarterfinal victory in Bangor.
Caribou held tough in the first half, trailing only by 3 points at halftime. From there, Hermon applied intense defensive pressure to the young Viking squad. Hermon built a 10-point lead by the end of the third quarter and widened it at times to 20 points in the fourth.
The final score was 59-36.
Senior Lauren Plissey led the Hawks -- and all scorers -- with 15 points. Sophomore Grace Page had 11 points. >>FULL STORY>>
Last-second Tip-in Lifts Winslow Over Oceanside [BOYS]
The Winslow Black Raiders won a thriller Saturday afternoon in Bangor, with Jack Lapierre tipping in shot in the final second to lift his team over the Oceanside Mariners and earn a spot in the semifinals.
No. 4 Winslow was down by one point in the closing seconds when the Black Raiders held for the last shot, which bounced around the rim before Lapierre's tip-in sealed the last-second 39-38 victory.
Lapierre led the Black Raiders (16-3) with 11 points. Michael Wildes had 10 points, and Colby Pomeroy added 8. >>FULL STORY>>
Presque Isle Holds Off MCI In Overtime [GIRLS]
The Presque Isle Wildcats had all they could handle with MCI, but held off the Huskies in overtime on their way to a quarterfinal win in Bangor.
Emily Wheaton led the Wildcats with 36 points, knotting the game at 46 at the end of regulation with a clutch three-pointer. After the overtime period, the Wildcats came away with a 58-53 win. >>FULL STORY>>
MDI Rolls Over Washington Academy in B North Quarterfinal [BOYS]
The defending state champion MDI Trojans took control of their B North quarterfinal match-up with Washington Academy early and finished with a convincing win over the Raiders Saturday morning in Bangor.
When the buzzer sounded, No. 2 MDI defeated No. 7 Washington Academy of East Machias 79-38 in the first game of the morning session at the Cross Insurance Center.
Senior guard Andrew Phelps led the Trojans with 19 points. Senior guard James McConomy had 12 points. >>FULL STORY>>
Here's the full Saturday schedule:
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor
CLASS B NORTH
No. 2 MDI 79 vs. No. 7 Washington Academy 38 [BOYS]
No. 5 Presque Isle 58 def. No. 4 MCI 53 [GIRLS]
No. 4 Winslow 39 def. No. 5 Oceanside 38 [BOYS]
No. 1 Hermon 59 def. No. 8 Caribou 36 [GIRLS]
No. 1 Hermon 67 def. No. 9 Belfast 40 [BOYS]
CLASS D NORTH
No. 3 DI-Stonington vs. No. 6 Ashland [BOYS] 7:35 p.m.
No. 2 Woodland vs. No. 7 Schenck [BOYS] 9:05 p.m.
Augusta Civic Center, Augusta
CLASS D SOUTH
No. 3 Temple 56 vs. No. 6 Islesboro 32 [GIRLS]
No. 2 Valley 45 def. No. 7 Temple 44 [BOYS]
No. 5 Seacoast 78 vs. No. 4 Forest Hills 67 [BOYS]
No. 1 Greenville vs. No. 8 Rangeley [BOYS] 1 p.m.
CLASS A NORTH
No. 3 Skowhegan vs. No. 6 Medomak [BOYS] 4 p.m.
No. 2 Nokomis vs. No. 7 Erskine [BOYS] 5:30 p.m
No. 4 Cony vs. No. 5 Camden [BOYS] 8 p.m.
No. 1 Hampden vs. No. 8 Brewer [BOYS] 9:30 p.m.
Portland Expo, Portland
CLASS B SOUTH
No. 3 Yarmouth 43 def. No. 6 MCHS 33 [BOYS]
No. 2 Cape Elizabeth 47 def. No. 7 Mountain Valley 31 [BOYS]
No. 4 Spruce Mountain vs. No. 5 Gray New-Gloucester [BOYS] 2:30 p.m.
No. 1 Wells vs. No. 9 Freeport [BOYS] 4 p.m.
CLASS A SOUTH
No. 3 Westbrook vs. No. 6 Kennebunk [BOYS] 7 p.m.
No. 2 Biddeford vs. No. 7 Brunswick [BOYS] 8:30 p.m.
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