Recap: Maine high school basketball tourney, Feb. 16

Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Washington Academy's Jax Lin, right, and Cecil Gray try to come up with the rebound during Friday night's Class B North quarterfinal against Caribou.
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Forty-two teams from throughout the state are converging on Bangor, Augusta and Portland today to battle it out for a spot in the tourney semifinals.
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Forty-two teams from throughout the state are converging on Bangor, Augusta and Portland today to battle it out for a spot in the tourney semifinals. Follow our live blog all day to stay up to date on the latest scores and stories.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:58 pm

And last but not least, be sure to sign up for the BDN’s Sports newsletter to get the latest tourney scores and headlines delivered straight to your inbox each morning throughout the rest of the tourney. 


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:57 pm

And check out our brackets page to find out where your team stands, and who they’re going up against in the next round:

2019 Maine high school basketball tournament brackets


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:57 pm

That’s a wrap for today, folks. For a recap on Saturday’s tourney scores, check out our up to date scores page. We’ll also be updating it shortly with the schedule for Monday’s games:

The latest schedule and scores from the Maine high school basketball tournament


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:51 pm

Jonesport-Beals boys fend off Deer Isle-Stonington in D North quarterfinal

Jonesport-Beals boys fend off Deer Isle-Stonington in D North quarterfinal


Seth Koenig
February 16, 201910:46 pm

No. 1 Cony avoids upset with comeback win in the Class A North boys’ quarterfinal


Pete Warner
February 16, 201910:40 pm

It’s a final, Jonesport-Beals finally dispatches Deer Isle-Stonington 63-45


Pete Warner
February 16, 201910:34 pm

2:10 left, Jonesport-Beals boys lead Deer Isle-Stonington 58-45


Pete Warner
February 16, 201910:27 pm

5:17 remaining, Jonesport-Beals leads Deer Isle-Stonington 49-36


Pete Warner
February 16, 201910:19 pm

Deer Isle-Stonington tries to make a run at Jonesport-Beals, but the Royals head into the fourth quarter leading 47-29


Seth Koenig
February 16, 201910:18 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20199:58 pm

York opens game with 19-0 run, sends Fryeburg packing in Class A South quarterfinal


Pete Warner
February 16, 20199:50 pm

Halftime here in the Cross Center nightap, it’s Jonesport-Beals 36, Deer Isle-Stonington 18


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20199:49 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20199:45 pm


Pete Warner
February 16, 20199:37 pm

There’s a timeout on the floor. Jonesport-Beals boys up 24-12 over Deer Isle-Stonington


Pete Warner
February 16, 20199:32 pm

End of the first quarter, Jonesport-Beals boys lead Deer Isle-Stonington 20-10


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20199:24 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20199:16 pm


Pete Warner
February 16, 20199:08 pm

The seven-game day at the Cross Insurance Center culminates with a Class D boys quarterfinal matchup pitting No. 2 Jonesport-Beals against No. 7 Deer Isle-Stonington. Tip in about three minutes


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20199:06 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:59 pm

Houlton Christian beats Southern Aroostook in D North quarterfinals for program’s first playoff win

Houlton Christian beats Southern Aroostook in D North quarterfinals for program’s first playoff win


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:52 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:51 pm

Lawrence pulls away in the second half, tops Erskine in Class A North quarters


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:41 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:36 pm


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20198:33 pm

Class D North boys: No. 3 GHCA 39, No. 6 Southern Aroostook 27. End of third quarter.


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:19 pm

Yachtsmen survive Brunswick in Class A South tourney matchup


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:11 pm


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20198:10 pm

Class D North Boys — At the half, No. 3 Greater Houlton Christian leads No. 6 Southern Aroostook 22-16.


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:05 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20198:02 pm


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20197:54 pm

Boys Class D: No. 3 GHCA leads No. 6 Southern Aroostook 8-6.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20197:51 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20197:37 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20197:34 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20197:30 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20197:26 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20197:26 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20197:11 pm


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20197:08 pm

It is time for Class D quarterfinal games at the Cross Insurance Center. First up is No. 3 Greater Houlton Christian Academy versus No. 6 Southern Aroostook. Tip off at 7:35 p.m.


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20196:59 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20196:53 pm

Up next at 7 p.m. is No. 3 Falmouth boys (13-5) vs. No. 6 Brunswick (9-9) in the A South quarterfinals at the Portland Expo


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20196:52 pm

Speaking of upsets. No. 8 Wells beat No. 1 Mountain Valley in a B South quarterfinal game today. 

Reigning Class B South champ Wells pulls the upset, beat top-ranked Mountain Valley boys


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20196:51 pm

Couple of big upsets so far in the A North boys tourney today. The No. 2 and No. 3 seeds were ousted by the No. 7 and No. 6 seeds, respectively. Check out the latest bracket results here:

2019 Maine high school basketball tournament brackets


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20196:44 pm

Skowhegan boys stun Hampden Academy in A North quarterfinals

Skowhegan boys stun Hampden Academy in A North quarterfinals


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20196:37 pm

Final: Skowhegan 68, Hampden 63. Christopher 28 for Skowhegan, Lausier 27 for Hampden.


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20196:25 pm

Skowhegan 59, Hampden 56, 2:19 left 4Q.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20196:10 pm

Top-ranked MDI girls defeat MCI to advance to B North semis

Top-ranked MDI girls defeat MCI to advance to B North semis


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20195:47 pm

Half, Hampden 32, Skowhegan 32, Christopher 13 for Skowhegan, Webb 11 for Hampden. Marc Hutchings gets first action for Hampden since January motor vehicle accident, scores two points.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20195:47 pm


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20195:32 pm

Reigning Class B South champs Wells boys pull the upset, beat top-ranked Mountain Valley


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20195:32 pm

Some great photos from BDN’s photographers tonight, here are some highlights:

[Photo credits: Joe Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times; Josh O’Donnell | BDN]


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20195:30 pm


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20195:29 pm

Skowhegan 18, Hampden 15, end 1Q.


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20195:29 pm

Hampden boys vs. Skowhegan beginning now. Class A quarterfinal.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20195:23 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20195:14 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20195:06 pm

Brewer boys upset Mt. Blue 71-60 in A North quarterfinals

Brewer boys upset Mt. Blue in A North quarterfinals


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20194:51 pm


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20194:50 pm

Brewer 67, Mt. Blue 56, 2:10 left 4Q


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20194:43 pm

Brewer 62, Mt. Blue 50, 4:15 left 4Q


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20194:43 pm

Brewer 62, Mt. Blue 50, 4:15 left 4Q.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20194:33 pm

Hermon boys overpower Presque Isle in B North quarterfinals

Hermon boys overpower Presque Isle in B North quarterfinals


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20194:31 pm

End 3Q, Brewer 52, Mt. Blue 34


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20194:29 pm

Top-seeded Hermon took the next step toward defending its Class B boys basketball state title on Saturday afternoon, cruising to a 58-30 quarterfinal victory over No. 8 Presque Isle at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20194:29 pm


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20194:24 pm

Brewer 46, Mt. Blue 31, 3:11 left 3Q.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20194:20 pm


Pete Warner
February 16, 20194:11 pm

At the end of three quarters, Hermon boys 31, Presque Isle 15


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20194:06 pm

No. 6 Brewer 38, No. 3 Mt. Blue 30. Huff 15 for Brewer, Anderson 11 for Mt. Blue.


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20193:56 pm

Gray-New Gloucester pulls away from Spruce Mountain to win Class B South quarterfinal


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20193:53 pm

Huff hits fourth 3-pointer of first half, Brewer leads Mt. Blue 28-21, 4:52 left 2Q


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20193:46 pm

End 1Q, Brewer boys 16, Mt. Blue 13, Dylan Huff nine points for Brewer.


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20193:46 pm


Pete Warner
February 16, 20193:44 pm

Hermon hits two 3-pointers in the final three seconds of the half and takes a 26-7 lead into the locker room against Presque Isle


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20193:31 pm


Pete Warner
February 16, 20193:30 pm

End of the first quarter, Hermon boys 10, Presque Isle 1


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20193:26 pm


Ernie Clark
February 16, 20193:23 pm

Brewer and Mt. Blue set to meet in Class A North boys quarterfinal from Augusta at 3:30 p.m.


Pete Warner
February 16, 20193:22 pm

Solid start for Hermon, which leads the Presque Isle boys 8-0 with 3:41 left in the first quarter


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20193:08 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20193:07 pm

Currently in halftime is the No. 4 Gray-New Gloucester boys (12-6) vs. No. 5 Spruce Mountain (14-4) game


Pete Warner
February 16, 20193:05 pm

The Hermon and Presque Isle boys are warming up for their Class B North quarterfinal at the Cross Insurance Center. Tip in less than six minutes


Seth Koenig
February 16, 20193:03 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20193:00 pm

Winslow girls edge out Old Town in B North quarterfinals

Defending champs Winslow girls edge out Old Town in B North quarterfinals


Larry Mahoney
February 16, 20192:52 pm

Winslow girls defeat Old Town 36-29 in Class B basketball action Saturday in Bangor.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20192:41 pm

Forest Hills boys dominate Seacoast Christian to advance to D South semis

Forest Hills boys dominate Seacoast Christian to advance to D South semis


Larry Mahoney
February 16, 20192:40 pm

Winslow girls lead 31-27 over Old Town in Class B action with 3:41 remaining in the fourth quarter.


Larry Mahoney
February 16, 20192:32 pm

Winslow leads 29-25 after three quarters of play in Class B girls action in Bangor. 


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20192:27 pm


Larry Mahoney
February 16, 20192:13 pm

Winslow girls lead Old Town 22-14 in Class B action at the half at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20192:09 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20192:01 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20192:00 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20192:00 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:41 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:34 pm

Perfectly said.

Tourney time brings out the best in Maine


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:22 pm

Enjoy this brief (and rare) pause between games to catch up on the brackets from today’s games so far

2019 Maine high school basketball tournament brackets


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:22 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:19 pm

TFW your team wins in overtime to move on to the tourney semifinals! 


[Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times]


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:15 pm

The next game of the day will be No. 1 Forest Hills boys (18-0) vs. No. 8 Seacoast Christian (3-15) at the Augusta Civic Center


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:10 pm

Maranacook boys outlast Yarmouth in B South quarterfinals

Maranacook boys outlast Yarmouth in B South quarterfinals


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20191:09 pm

Defending champs Greenville boys upset Rangeley in D South quarterfinals

Defending champs Greenville boys upset Rangeley in D South quarterfinals


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201912:31 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201912:31 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201912:15 pm

MCI boys beat Oceanside in OT battle in B North quarterfinals

MCI boys beat Oceanside in OT battle in B North quarterfinals


Pete Warner
February 16, 201912:09 pm

MCI closes it out, beating Oceanside 58-52


Pete Warner
February 16, 201912:08 pm

19.4 seconds left in overtime, MCI calls timeout leading Oceanside 58-52


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201912:06 pm

We’re also updating our brackets all day long. Follow along here for up to the minute results to find out where your team stands. 

2019 Maine high school basketball tournament brackets


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201912:06 pm

There are 21 games today. That’s a lot of basketball to keep track of. Sign up for the BDN’s Sports newsletter to get a debrief of today’s scores, highlights, bracket updates and more in your inbox. You’ll thank us later.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201912:02 pm


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:59 am

MCI scores the first six points of overtime and leads Oceanside 49-43. 2:11 left


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:57 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:57 am


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:53 am

A foul line jumper misses and we’re headed to overtime. Oceanside and MCI tied 43-43


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:52 am

Cooper Wirkala answers for Oceanside. We’re tied 43-all with 10.8 to play. MCI ball


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:50 am

Joe Cloutier connects from 16 feet, giving MCI a 43-41 lead over Oceanside with 34.9 seconds left, Mariners ball


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:44 am

The Huskies go on a 5-0 burst and cut the deficit to 39-38 against Oceanside, 3:34 to play


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:41 am

We’ve got two 11:30 a.m. games on the schedule:
–No. 4 Rangeley boys (12-6) vs. No. 5 Greenville (8-10)
–No. 2 Maranacook boys (16-2) vs. No. 7 Yarmouth (8-10)


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:40 am

5:00 to play, Oceanside boys 37, MCI 33


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:37 am

Rangeley girls beat Seacoast Christian, advance to D South semis

Rangeley girls beat Seacoast Christian, advance to D South semis


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:34 am

Eight minutes left and this one is up for grabs. Oceanside leads MCI boys 33-29


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:21 am

Cape Elizabeth boys edge out Freeport 56-49 for B South quarterfinal victory

Cape Elizabeth boys edge out Freeport for B South quarterfinal victory


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:15 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:12 am


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:10 am

Halftime at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor: Oceanside boys 25, MCI 17


Pete Warner
February 16, 201911:08 am

1:37 left in the first half, Oceanside has opened up a 22-13 lead over MCI


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201911:00 am


Pete Warner
February 16, 201910:56 am

A busy first quarter ends with Oceanside leading the MCI boys 8-7


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:48 am

Can’t make it to a tourney game in person? Here’s where you can watch every playoff game this season:

How to watch every Maine high school basketball tourney game


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:46 am


Pete Warner
February 16, 201910:38 am

We’re gearing up for the first boys game of the day in Bangor. No. 4 Oceanside against No. 5 Maine Central Institute


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:31 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:30 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:27 am

Game story: Hermon girls fly past PI in B North quarterfinal

Hermon girls fly past PI in B North quarterfinal


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 201910:23 am

Girls Class B North quarterfinal: No. 2 Hermon 67, No. 7 Presque Isle 32. Final score


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:19 am


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 201910:07 am

Class B North Girls: No. 2 Hermon 51, No. 7 Presque Isle 21. End of third quarter.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 201910:06 am

Up next for 10 a.m.:
–No. 3 Cape Elizabeth boys (11-7) vs. No. 6 Freeport (12-6)
–No. 1 Rangeley girls (17-1) vs. No. 8 Seacoast Christian (2-16)


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20199:51 am

Valley girls rout Forest Hills 52-29 in D South quarterfinals

Valley girls rout Forest Hills in D South quarterfinals


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20199:40 am

Girls Class B North: No. 2 Hermon leads No. 7 Presque Isle 36-14 at the half.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20199:34 am


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20199:26 am

Class B North Girls: No. 2 Hermon leads No. 7 Presque Isle 17-7 end of the first quarter.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20199:06 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:52 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:48 am


Joseph Cyr
February 16, 20198:40 am

Class B North Girls: No. 2 Hermon (16-2) vs No. 7 Presque Isle (11-8) is our first game on the slate at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor this morning. Tip off at 9:05.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:29 am

And if you’re an avid tourney fan, be sure to sign up for the BDN’s Sports newsletter so you can get all the latest tourney scores and headlines delivered straight to your inbox.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:28 am

Want to find out where your team currently stands? Check out our brackets page, which is updated with up to the minute results

2019 Maine high school basketball tournament brackets


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:28 am

You can find the entire Saturday tourney schedule at the link below:

The latest schedule and scores from the Maine high school basketball tournament


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:28 am

Today’s games tip off at 8:30 a.m., with a D South girls quarterfinal match between No. 4 Valley (9-9) vs. No. 5 Forest Hills (7-11) at the Cross Center in Bangor.


Lindsay Putnam
February 16, 20198:25 am

Welcome tourney fans! It’s a beautiful day to play basketball. 



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