The Maine High School Basketball Tournament kicks off Friday with quarterfinal action in Bangor, Augusta and Portland.

Guerrette Powers Presque Isle By Orono In Boys North B Quarterfinal

Senior Griffin Guerrette scored 36 points to lead the No. 3 Presque Isle Wildcats over Orono Friday night at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Guerrette scored 28 points in the second half on the way to a 65-54 victory in Class B boys quarterfinal action. He had 22 of the team's 24 points in the final quarter.

No. 11 Orono hung tough in the first half, but Guerrette took over in the second half, repeatedly penetrating the Orono defense and finishing at the basket. >>FULL STORY>>

John Bapst Girls Outlast Waterville In Back-And-Forth Class B North Quarterfinal Battle

The No. 2 John Bapst Crusaders held off the No. 7 Waterville Purple Panthers in a back-and-forth Class B North quarterfinal Friday night in Bangor.

Bapst outlasted Waterville 52-48 in the second game of the night at the Cross Insurance Center.

Abbey Legasse scored 16 points in the win. Senior Tia Zephir added 10 points and Grace Phillippon had 9 points in the win. >>FULL STORY>>

Winslow Upsets MDI Girls In B North Quarterfinals

The Winslow Black Raiders pulled out to an early lead and knocked off the No. 3 seed MDI Trojans in Class B girls quarterfinal action at the Cross Insurance Center Friday night.

When the buzzer sounded, No. 6 Winslow (14-5) came away with a convincing 55-34 win over the Trojans, who ended their season at 14-5.

The Black Raiders used a combination of crisp passing and tenacious defense to upset MDI, pulling out to a 35-12 lead at the half and 53-23 lead after three quarters.

It was a balanced scoring attack from Winslow, led by Haley Ward with 13 points. Maeghan Bernard added 9 points. Broghan Gagnon had 8 points, Weslee Littlefield had 7 points and Paige Trask had 6 points. >>FULL STORY>>

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

No. 6 Winslow 55 def. No. 3 MDI 34 [GIRLS] 
No. 2 John Bapst 52 def. No. 7 Waterville 48 [GIRLS]
No. 3 Presque Isle 65 def. No. 11 Orono 54 [BOYS]

Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

No. 3 Messalonskee 63 def. No. 6 Medomak Valley 49 [GIRLS] 
No. 2 Skowhegan 66 def. No. 7 Nokomis 38 [GIRLS] 
No. 4 Lawrence 52 No. 5 Brewer 37 [GIRLS]
No. 1 Hampden 37 def. No. 8 Gardiner 29 [GIRLS] 8:30 p.m.

Portland Expo, Portland

No. 4 Falmouth 62 def. No. 5 York 56 [BOYS] 
No. 1 Greely 68 def. No. 8 Fryeburg 53 [BOYS] 8 p.m.

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