The Boys turn in Game 2 from Augusta 

The Augusta Civic Center was the site for the Class D State Championship game for 2022 featuring the northern region champion Southern Aroostook Warriors and southern region champion Forest Hills Tigers.

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A long win streak vs. A long drought

Forest Hills comes into the title game riding a 65-game winning streak and defending Class D champions. Southern Aroostook was making their first appearance in the title game since 1991, a year in which they won the gold ball.  

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1st Quarter 

The game was physical to start and Southern Aroostook's size and speed allowed them to find several open looks in the first quarter. In a fast-paced quarter Hunter Burpee led the Warriors offense hitting (3) three-point field goals on his way to 13 points in the first. Graham Siltz and Camden Porter scored 4 points each with Drake Weston scoring 3 points, and Dylan Burpee and Chris Caswell scoring 2 points apiece. Mason Desjardins led Forest Hills scoring 10 points in the first quarter with Cooper Daigle adding 4 points. At the end of the first the score Southern Aroostook 28 Forest Hills 14 

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2nd Quarter 

Southern Aroostook's offense continued to roll as the Forest Hills defense could not slow them down. Brennan Burpee provided a spark off the bench scoring 5 quick points for the Warriors. Dylan Burpee scored 5 points with Hunter Burpee and Siltz scoring 4 points apiece. Trafton Russell drilled a three-point shot as Porter and Caswell scored 2 points each for Southern Aroostook. Desjardins scored 6 points for the Tigers with Cooper Daigle and Jackman Daigle scoring 2 points apiece in the second quarter. Going into halftime the score Southern Aroostook 53 Forest Hills 26 

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3rd Quarter 

Forest Hills fought back and cut a 30-point deficit down to 15 at the end of the quarter. Mason Desjardins added 10 points for the Tigers with Braiden Welch and Blaine Nadeau scoring 4 points apiece. Cooper Daigle and Hiram Logston scored 2 points each in the third quarter for the Tigers. Dylan Burpee scored 6 points on (2) three-point field goals, and Hunter Burpee scored 4 points for the Warrior. After three quarters of play the score Southern Aroostook 63 Forest Hills 48 

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4th Quarter 

Southern Aroostook collected themselves and fed Hunter Burpee the ball down low on his way to 10 points in the fourth quarter. The senior led the Warriors with a team-high of 31 points in the State title game. Camden Porter scored 5 points in the fourth and totaled 11 points, while Dylan Burpee scored 4 more points to finish with 17 points. Mason Desjardins scored 8 points and finished with a game-high of 36 points while Blaine Nadeau scored 5 more points to add to his total of 9 points. Southern Aroostook has won the Class D State Championship since 1991. Final score from Augusta; Southern Aroostook 82 Forest Hills 61 

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The boys and girls teams from Southern Aroostook with the 2 gold ball s
The boys and girls teams from Southern Aroostook with the 2 gold ball s
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Ellsworth-Yarmouth State Class B Championship

The Ellsworth Eagles took on the Yarmouth Clippers in the State Gold Ball Game on Friday, March 4th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor