Rams Win First Class AA Tourney Game [SCORES]
The #5 Bangor Rams built up a double digit lead over the #4 Cheverus Stags and then had to hang on for a 46-44 win in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA North Tournament.
Senior post player Katie Butler dominated play for much of the game as her Rams led by 16 points at the half and by 11 after three quarters. She had 18 points through three quarters.
But then the Cheverus comeback was on. The Stags forced double digit turnovers in the in the final eight minutes. The Rams struggled with free throws (3-for-13 in the fourth quarter). It all led to a photo finish.
A Lauren Young three-pointer gave Bangor its final lead.
The Stags took a corner three-pointer at the buzzer for the win but it hit the rim and fell off.
The Rams had their first playoff win in Class AA and gets ready to take on #1 Oxford Hills Tuesay at 5:30pm in the semi-final.
Butler led Bangor with 20 points. Lauren Young added 12
Abby Cavallero led the Stags with 25.
BANGOR 15 29 38 46
CHEVERUS 9 13 27 44
THURSDAY PLAYOFF SCHOOLBOY SCORES
Skowhegan 72 Brewer 65
Presque Isle 60 Ellsworth 50
Dexter 63 Narraguagus 59
PCHS 63 Bucksport 49
Winslow 51 MCI 44
Cony 62 Erskine 47
Bangor Christian 37 DI-Stonington 28
Washington Academy 63 Mt View 58
Schenck 85 Sumner 52