Presque Isle's Faith Sjoberg, right, is defended by John Bapst players in a regular season game in January 2020. Credit: David Marino Jr. | BDN

Underdogs John Bapst of Bangor advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class B North girls basketball tournament on Tuesday with a 52-40 preliminary victory over Oceanside at Rockland.

The No. 9 Crusaders (11-8) move on to face top-seeded Hermon (17-1) in Saturday’s 11 a.m. quarterfinal at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The eighth-seeded Mariners closed out the season with a 13-6 record.

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Pete Warner

Pete is a Bangor native who graduated from Bangor High School, Class of 1980. He earned a B.S. in Journalism (Advertising) from the University of Maine in 1986. He has been a full-time member of the Bangor...