At Houlton, Jimmmy Fitzpatrick scored two second-half goals to spark the fourth-seeded Shiretowners into the semifinals.
Fitzpatrick’s first goal was off a Barrett Dunn assist with 25:05 remaining, then Kyle Bouchard set up the second goal with 5:34 left for 11-2-1 Houlton. Kole Buzzeo made 6 saves on 6 shots to notch the shoutout.
Keevien Hilsinger made 7 saves on 20 shots for No. 5 George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill, which wound up 9-4-2.