The Maine High School Basketball Tournament continued Saturday with quarterfinal action in Bangor, Augusta and Portland.

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Hermon Hawks Tame Presque Isle Wildcats To Advance To Semis [GIRLS]

The Hermon Hawks were firing on all cylinders Saturday morning, rolling over the Presque Isle Wildcats for a quarterfinal win at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Senior center Caitlynn Tracy  led the way to a 67-32 win for the No. 2 Hawks.

"I knew this could be my last game so I had to give it all I got," Tracy said after the game. That she did, finishing with 32 points.

Grace Page had 12 points for the Hawks. Paige Plissey added 10 points. >>FULL STORY>> 


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MCI Roars Back To Beat Oceanside In Overtime [BOYS]

The MCI Huskies came roaring back in the fourth quarter to send their quarterfinal match-up with Oceanside to overtime. The Huskies kept in going in the extra period to come away with a 58-52 win.

Jaroslav Ruta led the No. 5 Huskies with 23 points in the Class B quarterfinal win. Joseph Cloutier added 10 points for the Huskies.

Senior Cooper Wirkala led the No. 4 Mariners with 18 points. >>FULL STORY>>


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Winslow Holds Off Old Town For Quarterfinal Win [GIRLS]

The defending state champion Winslow Black Raiders held off a tough Old Town Coyote team Saturday afternoon in quarterfinal action at the Cross Insurance Center.

The No. 5 Black Raiders advance to the Class B North semifinals after defeating the No. 4 Coyotes 36-29.

After trailing 22-14 at the half, Old Town cut the lead to one point in the second half but Winslow was able come away with the win.

Junior Silver Clukey had 15 points for the Black Raiders. Senior Weslee Littlefield added eight points. >>FULL STORY>> 


Kevin Bennett

Top-seed Hermon Overpowers Presque Isle To Stay Perfect [BOYS]

The top-seed Hermon Hawks stayed perfect with a Saturday afternoon quarterfinal win over the Presque Isle Wildcats.

Hermon (19-0) defeated Presque Isle 58-30 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The defending state champions started strong, holding the Wildcats to just one point in the first quarter. While Presque Isle showed flashes of at points in the game, Hermon was too strong for the Wildcats.

Cody Hawes led the Hawks with 15 points. Garrett Trask had 11 points. Kent Johnson and Joel Bergeron each added eight points. >>FULL STORY>>


 

Kevin Bennett

Top-seed MDI Pulls Away From MCI To Quarterfinal Win [GIRLS]

The top-seed MDI Trojans pulled away from the No. 9 MCI Huskies in the second half on the way to a Class B North quarterfinal win Saturday in Bangor.

The Trojans held a 21-20 lead at the half, but held the MCI offense in check in the second half on the way to a 42-27 win at the Cross Insurance Center.

Hannah Chamberlain led the Trojans with 12 points. Julia Watras added 11 points. >>FULL STORY>>

Brewer Advances To Semis With Win Over Mt. Blue [BOYS]

The Brewer Witches frustrated the higher-seed Mt Blue Cougars Saturday afternoon, earning a trip to the Class A North semifinals.

The young Witches took good care of the ball and played strong defense in the 71-60 win at the Augusta Civic Center.

It was a balanced attack from the Witches with Dylan Huff scoring 21 points. Trevor Pearson had 15 points and Eric Newcomb added 14 points.

Derek Reynolds led the Cougars with 18 points.


Skowhegan Indians Upset Hampden Broncos In Thriller [BOYS]

The Skowhegan Indians defeated the defending regional champion Hampden Broncos in a thriller Saturday evening in Augusta.

It was a back-and-forth battle for the entire game, but after taking a slim lead in the fourth quarter, the No. 7 Indians were able to hold off the No. 2 Broncos for a 68-63 win at the Augusta Civic Center.

Marcus Christopher finished with 26 points in the win for the Indians. Freshman Levi Obert had nine points on three key three pointers late in the third quarter that gave the Indians a cushion heading into the final quarter.

For the Broncos, Bryce Lausier had 27 points, including 15 fourth-quarter points.

No. 7 Skowhegan will play No. 6 Brewer in the Class A North semifinal on Wednesday in Augusta.

Skowhegan improves to 9-10.

Hampden finishes the year at 14-5.


 

Here's the full Saturday schedule:

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

CLASS B NORTH
No. 2 Hermon 67 def. No. 7 Presque Isle 32 [GIRLS]
No. 5 MCI 58 def. No. 4 Oceanside 52 [BOYS] OT
No. 5 Winslow 36 def. No. 4 Old Town 29 [GIRLS]
No. 1 Hermon 58 def. No. 8 Presque Isle 30 [BOYS]
No. 1 MDI 42 def. No. 8 MCI 27 [GIRLS]

CLASS D NORTH
No. 3 Houlton Christian 54 def. No. 6 Southern Aroostook 44 [BOYS]
No. 2 Jonesport-Beals 63 def. No. 7 DI-Stonington 45 [BOYS]

Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

CLASS D SOUTH
No. 3 Valley 52 def. No. 6 Forest Hills 29 [GIRLS]
No. 2 Rangeley 56 def. No. 7 Seacoast  34 [GIRLS]
No. 5 Greenville 55 def. No. 4 Rangeley 38 [BOYS]
No. 1 Forest Hills 85 def. No. 8 Seacoast 33 [BOYS]

CLASS A NORTH
No. 6 Brewer 71  def. No. 3 Mt. Blue 60 [BOYS]
No. 7 Skowhegan 68 def. No. 2 Hampden 63 [BOYS]
No. 4 Lawrence 53 def. No. 5 Erskine 39 [BOYS]
No. 1 Cony 73 def. No. 8 Medomak Valley 71 [BOYS]

Portland Expo, Portland

CLASS B SOUTH
No. 3 Cape Elizabeth 56 def. No. 6 Freeport 49 [BOYS]
No. 2 Maranacook 55 def. No. 7 Yarmouth 41 [BOYS]
No. 4 Gray New-Gloucester 45 def. No. 5 Spruce Mountain 34 [BOYS]
No. 9 Wells 62 def. No. 1 Mountain Valley 52 [BOYS]

CLASS A SOUTH
No. 3 Falmouth 45 def. No. 6 Brunswick 31 [BOYS]
No. 2 York 53 def. No. 7 Fryeburg 35 [BOYS]

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