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

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Ellsworth Pulls Away For Quarterfinal Win Over Rival MDI

The Ellsworth Eagles upset the arch-rival MDI Trojans in the first quarterfinal match-up of the Maine High School Basketball Tournament at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The No. 6 Eagles pulled away in the fourth quarter to a 71-48 win over the No. 3 Trojans.

Ellsworth's Devin Grindle led all scorers with 21 points.

Freshman Hunter Curtis scored 16 points, and his brother junior Jackson Curtis added 15 points for the Eagles. >>FULL STORY>>

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Caribou Defeats Washington Academy To Advance To B North Semis

The Caribou Vikings overpowered the Washington Academy Raiders in Friday night's Class B North quarterfinal at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The No. 2 Vikings defeated the No. 10 Raiders 73-49.

Junior Parker Deprey had 25 points for Caribou in the win. Junior guard Alex Bouchard scored 18 points. Sophomore Sawyer Deprey added 13 points. >>FULL STORY>>

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Waterville Advances Over John Bapst In B North Quarterfinal [GIRLS]

The undefeated Waterville Purple Panthers turned on the offense in the fourth quarter to pull away form the John Bapst Crusaders Friday night in Bangor.

The No. 3 Purple Panthers started the fourth quarter with a 9-0 run on their way to a 43-35 win over No. 11 John Bapst at the Cross Insurance Center.

It was a valiant effort from the Crusaders, who handled the Panthers pressure defense and held a four-point lead after three quarters. But turnovers plagued both teams and Waterville outscored Bapst 23-10 in the fourth quarter. >>FULL STORY>>

Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

No. 6 Ellsworth 71 def. No. 3 MDI 48 [BOYS] 
No. 2 Caribou 73 def. No. 7 Washington Academy 49 [BOYS] 
No. 3 Waterville 44 def. No. 11 John Bapst 35 [GIRLS]

Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

No. 3 Lawrence 57 def. No. 6 Medomak Valley 33 [GIRLS]
No. 2 Hampden 44 def. No. 7 Erskine 26 [GIRLS] 
No. 5 Messalonskee 39 def. No. 4 Gardiner 33 [GIRLS]
No. 1 Skowhegan 46 def. No. 8 Camden 30 [GIRLS] 

Portland Expo, Portland

No. 5 Kennebunk 72  def. No. 4 Leavitt 55 [BOYS] 
No. 1 Greely 70 def. No. 8 Mt. Ararat 46 [BOYS]

* Games will be broadcast on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket.