Foxcroft Academy Advances To North Finals With Win Over Wildcats [GIRLS]
The Foxcroft Ponies have a date on Championship Saturday after defeating the Presque Isle Wildcats in a Wednesday night semifinal at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Foxcroft built a double-digit lead in the second half on their way to an 37-25 victory over the No. 2 Wildcats.
No. 3 Foxcroft was led by senior Ali Bourget with nine points.Abby Simspon scored eight points and Grace Bickford added seven.
Presque Isle standout Emily Wheaton was visibly hampered by an injury she sustained to her ankle during the quarterfinals. Nevertheless, Wheaton did score 8 points to lead the Wildcats, who end the season at 15-5.
Miss Maine Basketball semifinalist Emily Lagerstrom scored three points in the loss.
It's the first trip to a regional title game for the Ponies (16-4) since 2003.