In Hodgdon, the Shiretowners battled back from being down 20points in the second half to tie it up by a Kole Buzzeo shot with less than two minutes to play and went on to notch the win.
The Shires used a 30-point fourth quarter to win the game by eight.
Houlton (17-0) was led by Kyle Bouchard with a game high 25, Nick Guiod with 14 and Buzzeo added 12.
Hodgdon (12-4) was led by Chris Hudson with 23 and Josh Hudson had 13.
Houlton 5 22 34 64
Hodgdon 15 31 48 56
3-pt. goals: Buzzeo 3,Guiod 2,Bouchard 3, Howe 1; Hudson and Sherman