Winslow Outlasts Presque Isle In Overtime To Claim North Crown [GIRLS]
Winslow needed extra time to tame the Presque isle Wildcats, but when the final buzzer sounded the Black Raider were the northern Maine champions for the first time since 2005.
It was the third upset of the tournament for the No. 6 seed Black Raiders, who bested the No. 5 Wildcats 43-39 in overtime Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
The game was tied at 36 for much of the fourth quarter, as each team tried to slow the pace and hold the ball for a final shot.
Haley Ward and Meghan Bernard each had 13 points for the Black Raiders, who will play for the state title on Friday in Bangor. Paige Trask added nine points for Winslow.
Bernard sealed the game by hitting key free throws in the game's final seconds.
Emily Wheaton led the Wildcats with 16 points. Meaghan Michaud had 10 points. Meaghan Castonguay added nine points.
Winslow improves to 16-5 on the season. Presque Isle finishes the season at 15-6.
What's next: Winslow will play for the state title at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.