The #5 Southern Aroostook Warriors defeated the #13 Deer Isle Stonington Mariners 53-45 on Monday, February 17 at the Cross Insurance Center. The Mariners led 8-7 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 21-19 at the half. Southern Aroostook led 31-20 at the end of the 3rd Quarter and came away with the 8 point lead, 53-45.  Southern Aroostook will play in the Class D semifinals on Thursday February 20th at 3:35. Anna Travers was at the game, and she took the following photos.

Southern Aroostook's #33 Nolan Atvater challenges a Deer Isle Stonington player for a rebound (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
A Southern Aroostook Player Lays the Ball Up at Deer Isle Stonington's #54 Ethan Shepherd looks on (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Deer Isle Stonington's Coaching Staff Looks on as their team plays Southern Aroostook (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
A Deer Isle Player Battles a Southern Aroostook Player for a loose ball (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Deer Isle Stonington's #44 Lucas Oliver Blocks Southern Aroostook's #23 William McGary (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Deer Isle Stonington's #23 Krisford Melanio drives to the basket (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Southern Aroostook's #21 Cameron Landry pulls down a rebound (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Upload/Insert Southern Aroostook's Head Coach Bill McAvoy encourages his team (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Deer Isle Stonington's #23 Krisford Melanio gets a shot off (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Southern Aroostook's #21 Cameron Landry with a Scoop shot past Deer Isle Stonington's #23 Krisford Melanio (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Southern Aroostook's #21 Cameron Landry splits the Mariner's Defense as #41 Jared Gove and #3 Patrick Duddy Look on