On a cold and blustery night for playoff football, the John Bapst Crusaders blanked Oceanside 14-0 to advance to the semi-final round in Class C North.

After a scoreless first quarter that was filled with turnovers by both teams, Bapst got on the scoreboard in the second quarter. An Oceanside fumble gave the Crusaders a short field and senior running back Quinn Mitchell  punched it in from three yards out to make it 7-0.

Bapst scored the second touchdown at the 10 minute mark of the fourth quarter. QB Wilson Higgins connected with Rhett McDonald on a 20 yard TD pass play. It was the 17th TD pass for Higgins and the 12th TD catch for McDonald.

The (7-2) Crusaders will meet the MCI Huskies in the semi-final round.

Oceanside finishes the season at 4-5.


8-large semifinal: Maranacook 44, Ellsworth/Sumner 12
8-small semifinal: Boothbay 36, Sacopee Valley 22,
8-small semifinal: Old Orchard Beach 54, Traip Academy 6
B North quarterfinal: Brunswick 47, Brewer 0
B North quarterfinal: Lawrence 34, Falmouth/Greely 8
B North quarterfinal: Mt. Blue 21, Cony 20 OT
B North quarterfinal: Skowhegan 27, Windham 0
B South quarterfinal: Cheverus 36, Massabesic 34
B South quarterfinal: Kennebunk 49, Deering 0
B South quarterfinal: Marshwood 41, Gorham 12
B South quarterfinal: South Portland 41, Biddeford 19
C North quarterfinal:John Bapst 14, Oceanside 0
C North quarterfinal: MCI 34, Old Town 6
C South quarterfinal: Freeport 42, Cape Elizabeth 41, OT
C South quarterfinal: Leavitt 42, Lake Region 6
C South quarterfinal: Wells 34, Fryeburg Academy 14
C South quarterfinal: York 49, Poland 16
D North quarterfinal: #6-Stearns vs #3-Mattanawcook
D North quarterfinal: Foxcroft Academy 46, Houlton 14
D South quarterfinal: Spruce Mountain 37, Mountain Valley 12
Bonny Eagle 34, Sanford 20
Lewiston 31, Edward Little 7
Oxford Hills 34, Bangor 7
Thornton Academy 28, Scarborough 27

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