June 24, 2019
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Fort Fairfield girls defeat Penquis in C North preliminaries

Courtesy of Colby Giberson
Courtesy of Colby Giberson
Members of the 2018-2019 Fort Fairfield girls' basketball team are, in front from left, Shantelle Simon, Amber Sherwood, Riley Clough, Cammi King-Demerchant, Bailee Mallett and Brenna Levasseur. Back row, Head Coach Larry Gardner, Kennedy Bencivenga, Olivia Langner, Eva Callioras, Hunter Perkins, Kourtney West, Sarah McShea, Caijsa Benson, Camryn Ala and Assistant Coach John Ala.

Fort Fairfield hung on to a narrow lead to defeat the Penquis girls 62-58 and move on to the Class C North quarterfinals.

No. 7 seed Fort Fairfield entered the tournament with a 14-4 record. Penquis ends its season with a 10-9 record.

Fort Fairfield will play again on Wednesday, Feb. 20, when the team faces Dexter in the quarterfinals.

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