The second-seeded Bonny Eagle High School of Standish rallied in the fourth quarter to top South Portland High School by a score of 55-50 Tuesday night in a boys’ Class AA South semifinal round matchup at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.
South Portland got out to an early lead, including a 7-2 run to start the first quarter. The Red Riots led 19-12 to start the second quarter, and their lead shortened by one point to end the half at 26-20. South Portland widened their lead 42-34 to start the fourth quarter, before Bonny Eagle went on a 14-2 run.
The Scots improve to 17-3 and move on to the regional final Friday at 8 p.m. in Portland. Bonny Eagle last reached the regional final in 2014, when the Scots were knocked out by Portland High School.
— Dave Eid (@DaveEidWGME) February 20, 2019
The Scots defeated Massabesic High School of Waterboro Thursday in the quarterfinals, 49-34, while South Portland reached the semis by beating Sanford High School, 65-39, on Wednesday.
South Portland was in the Class AA South final last season, losing to Scarborough High School. The Red Riots end their season with an 11-9 record.