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Recap: Maine high school basketball tournament, Feb. 23

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Camryn Bouchard of Hampden celebrates the Girls Class A North Championship win.

Today is the regional finals, with teams meeting today in Bangor, Augusta and Portland to determine who will be competing for a gold ball in the state championships next weekend. Follow our blog all day long for the latest scores, game highlights and more.


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 201910:37 pm

You can find a recap of all of today’s games and the final scores right here:

/2019/02/12/sports/tourney-time/latest-schedule-scores-2019-maine-high-school-basketball-tournament/


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 201910:37 pm

That’s a wrap, folks. Join us next Friday and Saturday for the state championship games! 


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 201910:22 pm

Houlton dethrones three-time defending state champion George Stevens in C North final


Ernie Clark
February 23, 201910:08 pm

Class C North boys final: Houlton 54, George Stevens 34


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 201910:07 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20199:53 pm

Winthrop avenges last year’s loss by defeating Hall-Dale for C South crown


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20199:48 pm

End 3Q, Houlton 40, George Stevens 24


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20199:34 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20199:24 pm

Greely boys to defend Class A state title after regional final win over Falmouth


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20199:23 pm

Half, Houlton 25, George Stevens 15


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20199:22 pm

Houlton on 10-2 run to lead George Stevens 21-10, 4:11 left 2Q.


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20199:19 pm

Greely High School’s Michael Coppersmith brings the ball up the court guarded by Falmouth High School’s Brady Coyne in the boys’ Class A South regional finals basketball game in Portland on Saturday at the Cross Insurance Arena.

That’s a wrap here in Portland. Final score: Greely 64 and Falmouth 48.


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20199:18 pm


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20199:08 pm

End 1Q, Houlton 13, George Stevens 8


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February 23, 20199:08 pm


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February 23, 20198:59 pm


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20198:54 pm

Greely High School’s Zachary Brown weaves through the lane to take a shot in the boys’ Class A South regional finals basketball game in Portland on Saturday at the Cross Insurance Arena.


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20198:50 pm

Greely 41, Falmouth 32 at the end of the third quarter.


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20198:42 pm

Penobscot Valley girls upset Dexter for C North title


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20198:34 pm

George Stevens Academy seeks fourth straight Class C North boys basketball title when it faces Houlton in about 20 minutes from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20198:26 pm

At the half, Greely 29 and Falmouth 22 in the Class A South boys’ regional finals in Portland.


Pete Warner
February 23, 20198:23 pm

Penobscot Valley comes all the way back to beat Dexter 24-20 for the C North girls title.


Pete Warner
February 23, 20198:19 pm

31.9 seconds to play, PVHS leads Dexter 21-20 and has the ball. Both teams are in the bonus


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20198:17 pm


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February 23, 20198:17 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20198:09 pm

Top-seeded Boothbay girls top North Yarmouth Academy for C South crown


Pete Warner
February 23, 20198:08 pm

4:35 remaining and it’s 18-18 between defending Class C North champion Dexter and Penobscot Valley


Pete Warner
February 23, 20198:00 pm

We’re headed to the fourth quarter with Dexter and PVHS tied at 16-16 in the C North championship game


Pete Warner
February 23, 20197:55 pm

2:27 left third quarter, PVHS has crept back to within two at 16-14 against Dexter in the C North girls final


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20197:46 pm


Pete Warner
February 23, 20197:37 pm

Peyton Grant drains a 3-pointer to end the half — which lasted 30 minutes — and the Dexter girls lead Penobscot Valley 14-6 in their Class C North championship game.


Pete Warner
February 23, 20197:31 pm

2:27 left in the first half, Dexter leads PVHS 11-4


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20197:28 pm


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20197:28 pm

Brunswick High School players react after losing to Greely High School in the girls’ Class A South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday. 


Pete Warner
February 23, 20197:22 pm

Howlers are playing a triangle-and-two defense in an attempt to slow down Dexter’s Peyton Grant and Avery Herrick


Pete Warner
February 23, 20197:22 pm

A speedy first quarter ends with the Dexter girls leading PVHS 7-2


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20197:21 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20197:19 pm

Undefeated Greely girls oust Brunswick for B South crown second year in a row


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20197:16 pm


Greely High School’s Camille Clement guards Brunswick High School’s Emily Larochelle in the girls’ Class A South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday. 


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20197:16 pm

FINAL: Greely 54 Brunswick 33


Pete Warner
February 23, 20197:10 pm

Bangor’s final session is at hand. No. 2 Dexter girls and the No. 4 Penobscot Valley girls in the Class C North title game



Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20197:03 pm


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February 23, 20196:37 pm


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20196:32 pm

Halftime: Greely 30, Brunswick 12 in the Class A South girls regional crown game.


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20196:23 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20196:13 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20195:22 pm

Caribou ends Hermon’s winning streak, wins Class B North title


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20195:10 pm

Final, Caribou wins first regional title since 1983, defeating unbeaten Hermon 43-40.


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20194:55 pm

Parker Deprey 3 gives Caribou a 36-33 lead, Hermon timeout with 4:06 left.


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20194:49 pm

End 3Q, Caribou 30, Hermon 28 on Sawyer Deprey drive at the buzzer.


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20194:28 pm

Half, Caribou 25, Hermon 15


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20194:24 pm

Caribou moves out to a 19-13 lead, mid 2Q. Hermon calls a 30 sec. timeout, Varney (2 fouls) returns to game for Hermon after sitting out two minutes.


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20194:14 pm

End 1Q, Caribou 13, Hermon 11


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20194:10 pm

Forest Hills overwhelms Temple Academy for D South title


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20194:07 pm

Cape Elizabeth boys rally to defeat two-time B South champion Wells


Ernie Clark
February 23, 20194:03 pm

MPA honors retiring Maine Commissioner of Basketball Peter Webb between games of Saturday’s Class B North basketball finals at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20193:59 pm

Final: Cape Elizabeth 39 and Wells 38.


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20193:44 pm


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20193:44 pm

Cape Elizabeth High School’s Andrew Hartel takes a shot in the boys’ Class B South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday. 


Lindsay Putnam
February 23, 20193:40 pm

MDI tops Waterville for Class B North schoolgirl title


Troy R. Bennett
February 23, 20193:38 pm

    With one quarter to go it’s all tied up: Wells 29, Cape Elizabeth 29.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20193:30 pm


    Larry Mahoney
    February 23, 20193:28 pm

    MDI beats Waterville 44-35


    Larry Mahoney
    February 23, 20193:15 pm

    MDI 37-29 with 4:17 remaining


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20193:13 pm

    At the half, Wells 20, Cape Elizabeth 17.


    Larry Mahoney
    February 23, 20193:11 pm

    MDI girls leading Waterville 37-27 with 5:39 left in the game


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20193:07 pm


    Larry Mahoney
    February 23, 20192:40 pm

    MDI leading Waterville 22-17 at the half of their Class B North girls final


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20192:36 pm


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20192:31 pm

    Gearing up for the Cape Elizabeth vs. Wells Class B South boys regional final in Portland. Game time is just over 10 minutes away.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20192:21 pm

    Greenville upsets top-seeded Rangeley girls for D South title


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20192:15 pm

    Early lead gives Gray-New Gloucester win over Freeport for B South crown


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20192:13 pm

    Girls’ Class B South final: Gray-New Gloucester 42, Freeport 31.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20192:01 pm


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20191:58 pm

    Freeport High School’s Rachel Wall (left) and Lindsay Routhier fight for the ball under the hoop with Gray-New Gloucester High School’s Jordan Grant in the girls’ Class B South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.  


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20191:55 pm

    At the end of three, Freeport 21, Gray-New Gloucester 30.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20191:51 pm


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20191:49 pm

    Gray-New Gloucester High School’s Jordan Grant looks up to the hoop while guarded by Freeport High School’s Rachel Wall in the girls’ Class B South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.  


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20191:32 pm


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20191:32 pm

    At the half, it’s Gray-New Gloucester 22 and Freeport 11 here at the girls’ Class B regional finals in Portland.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20191:32 pm


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20191:18 pm

    Rangeley girls lead Greenville 8-6 at the end of the first quarter in the D South finals at the Augusta Civic Center


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 20191:15 pm

    At the end of one quarter, it’s Gray-New Gloucester 17 and Freeport 2 in the girls’ Class B regional final in Portland.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 201912:36 pm

    Schenck overpowers Jonesport-Beals for D North title


    Kevin Sjoberg
    February 23, 201912:32 pm

    Travis Thompson hits 1,000 points for his career in Schenck’s 70-47 win over Jonesport-Beals.


    Troy R. Bennett
    February 23, 201912:03 pm

    I’m in place at Cross Arena in Portland. Tipoff in 59 minutes. Freeport High School vs. Gray-New Gloucester High School girls’ Class B South. 


    Kevin Sjoberg
    February 23, 201911:39 am

    Second quarter turns into a free throw contest with both teams in the bonus early. Schenck leads Jonesport-Beals 36-23 with 2:10 left in the first half.


    Kevin Sjoberg
    February 23, 201911:25 am

    Wolverines’ Isaac Adams desperation heave from 35 feet out ends fast-paced first quarter. Schenck 25, Jonesport-Beals 16


    Kevin Sjoberg
    February 23, 201911:09 am

    Schenck out in front early. 8-0 with 6:28 left in first quarter.


    Kevin Sjoberg
    February 23, 201911:07 am

    Tip time for No. 4 Schenck and No. 2 Jonesport-Beals. Boys Class D North championship on the line.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 201911:03 am

    Southern Aroostook girls top Deer Isle-Stonington to defend D North crown


    Joseph Cyr
    February 23, 201910:35 am

    D North Girls Final No.1 Southern Aroostook beats No. 2 Deer Isle-Stonington 62-49.


    Pete Warner
    February 23, 201910:09 am

    The Deer Isle-Stonington girls are appearing in only the program’s second regional final today. Remarkably, the Mariners advanced to the championship game without leading scorer Rylee Eaton. The sophomore recently underwent an abdominal surgery that has kept her out of action during the tournament.


    Joseph Cyr
    February 23, 201910:08 am

    End of three: No. 1 Southern Aroostook leads No. 2 Deer Isle-Stonington 50-37.


    Pete Warner
    February 23, 201910:07 am

    The Southern Aroostook girls are the defending state champions, but prior to last year had not won a regional title since 1997


    Joseph Cyr
    February 23, 20199:43 am

    D North Girls: No. 1 Southern Aroostook leads No. 2 Deer Isle-Stonington 39-24 at the half.


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20199:30 am

    We have some very talented photographers bringing you the best pics from this year’s tournament. Check out some of their work here!

    The best photos from the tourney battles for a spot in the regional finals


    Lindsay Putnam
    February 23, 20199:29 am

    Hey tourney fans! Thanks for tuning in. Our first game is underway. Here are some other things you might want to check out to prepare yourself for the full day of regional final basketball ahead. 

    –You can find the schedule for today’s games here.

    Our brackets page will have up to the minute results, so you can know who is heading to the state championships next weekend to fight for a gold ball. 

    –Want to watch the games, but can’t get to Bangor, Augusta or Portland? Here’s how you can tune in to the action from home

    Check out our Tourney Time 2019 page for anything and everything tourney.


    Joseph Cyr
    February 23, 20199:25 am

    D North Girls: No. 1 Southern Aroostook leads No. 2 Deer Isle Stonington 20-12 end of first quarter.


    Joseph Cyr
    February 23, 20199:05 am

    Welcome to Championship Saturday! Class D North Girls Southern Aroostook vs Deer Isle-Stonington coming up next.



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