April 22, 2019
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The best photos from the tourney quest to be crowned regional champs

Joseph Cyr; Josh O'Donnell; Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Joseph Cyr; Josh O'Donnell; Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Teams from Caribou, Hampden and Bangor celebrate their respective regional wins in the 2019 high school basketball tournament.

Twenty teams were crowned regional champions over the weekend, and will now move on to fight for the state championship title later this week. To tide you over until the tournament returns, look back through these photographs from the Bangor Daily News that captured the triumph and heartbreak of the regional finals.

Class AA Boys

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Matthew Fleming handles the ball in the key during the boys' Class AA North regional championship basketball game in Portland on Friday at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Jason Smith fights for a loose ball in the boys' Class AA North regional championship basketball game in Portland on Friday at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
The Bangor High School bench reacts after a missed foul shot in the boys' Class AA North regional championship basketball game in Portland on Friday at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Matthew Fleming celebrates after winning the boys' Class AA North regional championship basketball game in Portland on Friday at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bonny Eagle High School's Zachary Maturo drives between Thornton Academy's William Chapman (left) and Payton Jones in the boys' Class AA South championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Friday.

Class AA Girls

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Oxford Hills High School's Cassidy Dumont shoots the ball in the girls' Class AA North regional final basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Friday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Deering High School's Aviyonna Kim dribbles the ball around Oxford Hill's High School's Cecilia Dieterich in the girls' Class AA North regional final basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Friday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Oxford Hills High School's Margaret Hartnett looks to get the ball around Deering High School's Delaney Haines in the girls' Class AA North regional final basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Friday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Scarborough High School's Madison Blanche drives around South Portland High School's Maria Degifico in the girls' Class AA South regional championship basketball game in Portland on Friday at the Cross Insurance Arena.

Class A Boys

Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#1 Dylan Coombs of Lawrence beats Marcus Christopher of Skowhegan over a loose ball. Lawrence won the boys' Class A North regional championship.
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#1 Dylan Coombs of Lawrence. Lawrence won the boys' Class A North regional championship.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
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 | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
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.

Class A Girls

Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#12 Amelia McLaughlin Hampden Academy vs #32 Sydney Reed of Skowhegan. Hampden won the girls' Class A North regional championship.
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Hampden Academy celebrates the girls' Class A North Championship.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Greely High School's Anna DeWolfe gets the loose ball from two Brunswick High School players in the girls' Class A South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Greely High School's Camille Clement takes a shot in the girls' Class A South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
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.

Class B Boys

Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Hermon's Garrett Trask, right, puts up a jumper over the outstretched arms of Caribou's Parker Deprey during Saturday's Class B North championship.
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Caribou celebrates a boys' Class B North regional championship win.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Wells High School's Nate Chandler drives the ball around Cape Elizabeth High School's Quinton Morse in the boys' Class B South regional championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.

Class B Girls

Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
Maddy Candage (25) of Mount Desert Island tries to drive past Waterville's Sadie Garling (24) during Saturday's Class B North girls basketball title game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
Members of the Mount Desert Island girls basketball team rush the court as the Trojans beat Waterville on Saturday afternoon to win the Class B North championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
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 | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Gray-New Gloucester High School's Jordan Grant drives 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.

Class C Boys

Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Houlton's Jaron Gentle, right, goes around George Stevens Academy's Andrew Szwez during Saturday night's Class C North championship.
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Members of the Houlton boys basketball team hoist the Class C North championship plaque following their 43-34 victory over George Stevens Academy Saturday.

Class C Girls

Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
Kaylee Deering (right) of Dexter maneuvers around Laney Harding of Penobscot Valley during Friday's Class C North girls title game in Bangor.
Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
The Penobscot Valley High School girls' basketball team celebrates after winning the Class C North regional championship.

Class D Boys

Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
Ryan Alley of Jonesport-Beals fakes Schenck's Travis Thompson into the air under the basket during Saturday's Class D North basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
Travis Thompson hoists the Class D North championship plaque as the Wolverines celebrate Saturday's 70-47 win over Jonesport-Beals at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Class D Girls

Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Southern Aroostook's Kacy Daggett, center,  takes the ball strong to the hoop in the first half of Saturday morning's Class D North championship. Defending for Deer Isle-Stonington's Katie Hutchinson, left, and Taylor Hardy.
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times
Southern Aroostook's Sydney Brewer twirls the net in jubilation following the Warriors 62-49 victory over Deer Isle-Stonignton.


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