There were six Eastern Maine high school basketball games played at the Bangor Auditorium on Monday. Tim Throckmorton has a look at the action.
Class ‘D’ Girls:… (6) Woodland 29(3) Central Aroostook 34(15) Southern Aroostook 34(7) Hodgdon 39Class ‘D’ Boys:(5) Hodgdon 48(4) Katahdin 49(8) Easton 42(1) Jonesport-Beals 57
The Southern Aroostook girls trying to continue their unlikely success in the post season. Seeded 15th and here they are in the quarterfinals. The warriors had the lead at the half. Olivia Raymond scores the buckett and Hodgdon was on the ropes. The Hawks keeping with it and Mariah Wiley with a big game, she had 17.Hodgdon scored the last seven points in the game and they manage the win. Jennah Steamer helping the cause. Hodgdon beats Southern Aroostook 39-34.
Woodland is back to the tourney with veteran Arnold Clark at the helm.Central Aroostook was down a point at the half but they picked it up after the break. Beautiful passing on the break and Kayla Cushman finishes. They were up seven.6th seeded Woodland still hanging around and getting some big threes. Araceli Garcia with this one.But too much panther offence and especially Victoria McIntyre. She had 20 Monday morning and Central Aroostook moves into the semifinals with a 34-29 win.
BOYS BASKETBALLEastern Class A Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Bangor 48, Lawrence 31 Edward Little 60, Lewiston 52 Hampden Academy 53, Erskine Academy 38 Mt. Blue 72, Brunswick 47Eastern Class B Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Mount Desert Island 59, Camden Hills Regional 58 Presque Isle 57, Ellsworth 46Eastern Class D Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Central Aroostook 88, Houlton Christian Academy 62 Deer Isle-Stonington 67, Washburn District 57Western Class A Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Bonny Eagle 61, Marshwood 40 South Portland 39, Portland 32Western Class B Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Falmouth 55, Poland Regional/Whittier 47 Spruce Mountain COOP (Jay/Livermore Falls) 63, Wells 34 Yarmouth 77, Lincoln Academy 35 York 50, Leavitt Area 38Western Class D Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Forest Hills Consolidated 88, Gould Academy 37 Hyde 60, Buckfield 40 Valley 57, North Haven Community 34 Vinalhaven 63, Greenville 46GIRLS BASKETBALLEastern Class B Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Gardiner Area 63, Mount Desert Island 38 Nokomis Regional 58, Medomak Valley 51 Presque Isle 86, John Bapst Memorial 31
Upsets in the world of sports are very thrilling. A few days ago, there was a big upset in the high school basketball prelims.
BOYS BASKETBALLEastern Class B Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Gardiner Area 56, Nokomis Regional 47 Medomak Valley 65, Oceanside (Coop) 39Western Class A Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Cheverus 49, Thornton Academy 20 Deering 66, Biddeford 54GIRLS BASKETBALLEastern Class A Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Cony 57, Bangor 47 Edward Little 60, Hampden Academy 50 Mt. Ararat 52, Messalonskee 46 Mt. Blue 56, Skowhegan Area 55, OTEastern Class B Regional TournamentQuarterfinal Old Town 60, Camden Hills Regional 57