George Stevens Eagles vs. Houlton Shiretowners

Houlton Defeats George Stevens To Claim North Title [BOYS]

The Houlton Shiretowners made short work of the three-time defending state champions Saturday night, outplaying the George Stevens Academy Eagles and claiming the regional championship.

Houlton held a double-digit lead most of the night -- leading by as many as 20 points -- and came away with a 54-34 win at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The Shiretowners led 25-15 at the half and built on that lead in the second half as the Eagles struggled to score.

Keegan Gentle led Houlton with 18 points. Nolan Porter had 14 points. >>MORE>>

Dexter Tigers vs. PVHS Howlers

Penobscot Valley Earns Hard-fought Win Over Dexter [GIRLS]

The Penobscot Valley Howlers claimed the northern Maine championship after a defensive battle with the Dexter Tigers Saturday evening in Bangor.

The Howlers had to overcome a slow start, scoring only four points in the first half. Overcome it they did, with their defense stymieing the Tigers' offense in the second half. When the buzzer sounded, the Howlers won 24-20.

Junior Alexis Ireland had 16 points for Penobscot Valley. >>MORE>>

Hermon Hawks vs. Caribou Vikings

Caribou Grounds Hermon Hawks, Claims North Title [BOYS]

The Caribou Vikings stopped the Hermon Hawks unbeaten streak at 42 games, claiming the regional north title in thrilling fashion on Saturday.

The No. 2 Vikings ousted the defending state champions 43-40 in front of an estimated 4,000 fans at a rocking Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Caribou advances to the state title game against the south champion next Saturday.

Junior Parker Deprey led the Vikings with 19 points. Austin Findlen added 11 points.

For the Hawks, Cody Hawes had 14 points. Isaac Varney scored 11 points and Garrett Trash scored 10 points. >>MORE>>

MDI Trojans vs. Waterville Purple Panthers

Top-seed MDI Claims North Title With Win Over Waterville [GIRLS]

The top-seed MDI Trojans advanced to the state final after a win over previously unbeaten Waterville Saturday afternoon in Bangor.

MDI controlled the game from start-to-finish as Waterville was unable to come any closer than eight points in the final quarter. When the buzzer sounded, MDI came away with the 44-35 win.

Senior captain Julia Watras led the Trojans (19-2) with 17 points. Maddie Candage and Hannah Chamberlain each had nine points. Alexis Clarito added eight points. >>MORE>>

Schenck Claims North Title With Win Over Jonesport-Beals

Schenck Claims North Title With Win Over Jonesport-Beals [BOYS]

The Schenck Wolverines will play for the state championship after handling Jonesport Beals in a Saturday afternoon regional final in Bangor.

The No. 4 Wolverines started in a hurry, holding a nine-point edge at the end of one quarter and building the lead throughout the second half on their way to a 70-47 win over the No. 2 Royals at the Cross Insurance Center.

Travis Thompson led Schenck with 20 points -- including his 1,000th career point. Isaac Adams and Tyrone Davis each had 15 points. Colby Hannan had 12 points in the win. >>MORE>>

Warriors To Defend State Title After Win Over Deer Isle-Stonington

Warriors To Defend State Title After Win Over Deer Isle-Stonington [GIRLS]

The defending champion Southern Aroostook Warriors will play for yet another state title next week after defeating Deer Isle-Stonington Saturday in the first game of the day at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The top-seed Warriors (17-2) held a double-digit lead for much of the contest on their way to a 62-49 win over a tough Mariners squad.

Junior Sydney Brewer led the Warriors with 17 points. Junior Makaelyn Porter also had 17 points. Senior Kassidy Mathers had 10 points in the win. >>MORE>>

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

No. 1 Southern Aroostook 62 def. No. 2 Deer Isle Stonington 49 [GIRLS] *
No. 4 Schenck 70 def. No. 2 Jonesport-Beals 47 [BOYS] *

No. 1 MDI 44 def. No. 3 Waterville 35 [GIRLS]*
No. 2 Caribou 43 def. No. 1 Hermon 40 [BOYS] *

No. 4 Penobscot Valley 24 def. No. 2 Dexter 20 [GIRLS] *
No.4 Houlton 54 def. No. 3 George Stevens 34 [BOYS] .*

Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

Greenville 41 def Rangeley 20 [GIRLS]
Forest Hills 69 def. Temple Academy 47 [BOYS]

Boothbay 49 def. North Yarmouth Academy 31 [GIRLS]
Winthrop 55 def. Hall-Dale 32 [BOYS]

Cross Insurance Arena, Portland

Gray-New Gloucester 42 def. Freeport 31 [GIRLS]
Cape Elizabeth 39 def. Wells 38 [BOYS]

Greely 54 def. Brunswick 33 [GIRLS]
Greely 60 def. Falmouth 48 [BOYS] 8 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019

Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

Hampden 32 def. Skowhegan 28 [GIRLS]
Lawrence 47 def. Skowhegan 40 [BOYS]

Cross Insurance Arena, Portland

Oxford Hills 51 def. Deering 29 [GIRLS]
Bangor 56 def. Edward Little 52 [BOYS]*

Scarborough 35 def. South Portland 25 [GIRLS]
Bonny Eagle 48 def. Thornton Academy 42 [BOYS]

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