April 23, 2019
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The most triumphant photos from the Maine basketball tourney state finals

Troy R. Bennett (2); Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Troy R. Bennett (2); Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Teams from Bangor, Greely and Caribou hoist their gold balls after winning the state championships this past weekend.

The 2019 Maine high school basketball tournament has officially come and gone, but these memories will live on for the teens who took to the floor in search of a state championship. Here are our favorite photos captured by the Bangor Daily News photo staff from Friday and Saturday’s state finals, and be sure to catch up on all of the tourney scores and headlines here.

Class AA Boys: Bangor 58, Bonny Eagle 48

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
The Bangor High School Rams celebrate their victory in the boys Class AA state basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday night.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Damien Vance drives around Bonny Eagle High School's Jacob Humphrey in the boys Class AA state basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday night.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Matthew Fleming drives around Bonny Eagle High School's Chase Graves in the boys Class AA state basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday night.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Henry Westrich looks to get around Bonny Eagle High School's Cameron Gardner in the boys Class AA state basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday night.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School trombone player Maxwell Carter plays with the school band before the boys Class AA state basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday night.

Class AA Girls: Oxford Hills 55, Scarborough 45

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Oxford Hills High School's Cecilia Dieterich passes the ball in the girls Class AA state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Oxford Hills High School's drives the ball up the court in the girls Class AA state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Oxford Hills High School's shoots the ball over Scarborough High School's Isabella Dickinson in the girls Class AA state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.

Class A Boys: Greely 62, Lawrence 45

Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Andrew Storey celebrates Greely's Class A Basketball State Championship.
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#22 Andrew Storey of Greely reverse dunks the ball after a turnover
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
The Greely boys celebrate their Class A State Title Championship win.

Class A Girls: Greely 54, Hampden Academy 42

Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Julia Martel and Camille Clement of Greely celebrate their 2019 Class A State Championship with the gold ball.
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#13 Brooke Obar (CPTN) of Greely on a fast break against #21 Sydney Hodgdon Hampden
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#20 Anna DeWolfe (CPTN) of Greely against #23 Bailey Donovan of Hampden
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
#22 Katie Fitzpatrick of Greely vs #23 Bailey Donovan of Hampden
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Josh O'Donnell | BDN
Amelia McLaughlin of Hampden vs Julia Martel of Greely

Class B Boys: Caribou 49, Cape Elizabeth 47 (2OT)

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
The Caribou High School Vikings celebrate their victory over Cape Elizabeth High School in the boys Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Caribou High School's Austin Findlen celebrates his team's win in the boys Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Caribou High School's Sawyer Deprey starts a play against Cape Elizabeth High School in the boys Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Caribou High School's Parker Deprey shoots the ball while guarded by Cape Elizabeth High School's Andrew Hartel in the boys Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Caribou High School Head Coach Kyle Corrigan holds the game ball aloft after his team's win in the the boys Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Caribou High School fans cheer their team on in the boys Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.

Class B Girls: Gray-New Gloucester 43, Mount Desert Island 30

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Gray-New Gloucester High School celebrates its win in the girls Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Mount Desert Island High School's Julia Watras (right) and Gray_New Gloucester High School's Alexa Thayer look for a rebound in the girls Class B state 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 Mikaela Ryan (right) and Eliza Hotham (left) vie with Mount Desert Island High School's Georgia Candage for a rebound in the girls Class B state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Saturday.

Class C Boys: Winthrop 61, Houlton 49

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
The Winthrop Ramblers hold up their gold ball for their fans after beating Houlton in the boys class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Winthrop won 61-49.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
The Winthrop Ramblers charge their teammates on the court in celebration of their 61-49 victory over Houlton in the boys class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Winthrop and Houlton battle for the ball in the boys Class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Winthrop’s Cameron Wood grabs a rebound in the second half of the boys class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center on Saturday. Winthrop beat Houlton 61-49.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Winthrop’s Jevin Smith knocks down Houlton’s Cameron Callnan as he goes up for a shot in the boys Class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.

Class C Girls: Boothbay Region 33, Penobscot Valley 25

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Boothbay’s Ashley Abbott (left) and Alexis Davison celebrate their state championship victory over Penobscot Valley Howlers in the girls Class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Boothbay won the game 33-25.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Penobscot Valley’s Alexis Ireland passes the ball in the first half of the girls class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.

Linda Coan O’Kresik | BDN

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Penobscot Valley Howlers fans cheer on the Lady Howlers in the Class C girls state championship game against Boothbay at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Boothbay won the game 33-25.

Class D Boys: Forest Hills 70, Schenck 65

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
The Forest Hills Tigers celebrate their 70-65 victory over the Schenck Wolverines in the boys class D state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Forest Hills Dalton Gregoire celebrates after winning the boys class D state championship game against Schenck at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Schenck’s Regan Currie (left), Forest Hills Hunter Cuddy and Brandon Gilboe (right) go up for a rebound in the boys class D state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Forest Hills won the game 70-65.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Forest Hills fans cheer for the Tigers during the boys class D state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Forest Hills won the game 70-65.

Class D Girls: Southern Aroostook 55, Greenville 30

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Southern Aroostook’s Kassidy Mathers, Sydney Brewer, and Katelyn Slauenwhite (left to right) celebrate after the Warriors 55-30 victory over the Greenville Lakers in the girls class D state championship at the Cross Insurance Center on Saturday.
Pete Warner | BDN
Pete Warner | BDN
Morgan Noyes (left) of Greenville finds her path to the basket shut off by Southern Aroostook's Kassidy Mathers in the Class D state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center.


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