Bangor to host a Class AA North doubleheader on Wednesday, with the No.3 girls team (12-6) hosting No. 6 Lewiston (5-13) at 5 p.m. and the No. 2 boys squad (15-3) facing No. 7 Oxford Hills (4-14) at approx. 6:30 p.m. Stay tuned for updates.
And find out where your favorite team stands by checking out our latest brackets for each class
We made it through the first day of the 2020 basketball tourney! Catch up on today’s action with all of the scores and game stories here:
No. 5 Penobscot Valley, the defending Class C North champion, moves into the quarterfinals with a 55-33 victory over No. 12 Fort Kent
The Howlers (13-6) will take on No. 4 Calais (19-0) in the next round
No. 7 Narraguagus girls beat Piscataquis Community 64-31 in a C North girls prelim. Knights move on at 17-2. No. 10 Pirates wind up 9-10.
Playing without Julia Colby, Oxford Hills opens up a 40-24 lead heading into the 4th, after leading 0-18 Deering 20-19 at the half.
— Travis Lee (@TLee_WMTW) February 12, 2020
From the files of ‘That’s why they play the games’ winless 0-18 Deering trails #1 defending state champ Oxford Hills 20-19 at the half.
— Travis Lee (@TLee_WMTW) February 12, 2020
Class B North Girls Prelim: Final Score: No. 5 Houlton 56, No. 12 Foxcroft Academy 41. Houlton (12-7) will face No. 4 No. 4 Old Town (13-5) in Saturday’s 9:30 a.m. quarterfinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor
Fort Fairfield defeats George Stevens Academy 54-27.
Fort Fairfield leads George Stevens Academy 54-25 with 2:35 left in the fourth.
Great half for the RANGERS and they will head into the second half with a 22-20 lead. Thank you to Kittery Local TV for making the trip along with the parents and fans to cheer on the team. Let’s GO
Narraguagus is up 29-19 at halftime over Piscataquis Community in Girls C North prelims.
Girls Class B North Prelim: No. 5 Houlton pulling away from No. 12 Foxcroft Academy. Houlton leads 50-27 end of third quarter.
We’ve got a few 7 p.m. games starting around now. Here’s what’s on deck:
AA North Girls Quarterfinals
No. 8 Deering (0-18) at No. 1 Oxford Hills (17-1), 7 p.m.
B North Girls Preliminaries
No. 10 Ellsworth (10-8) at No. 7 Mount Desert Island (11-7), 7 p.m.
C South Girls Preliminaries
No. 13 Richmond (7-11) at No. 4 Saint Dominic (14-4), 7 p.m.
Biddeford boys are up 41-37 over Fryeburg Academy after three.
Portland girls lead EL 41-17 with 2:15 left in 3rd
— Rob O'Leary CAA (@bulldognationAD) February 11, 2020
Central leads Hodgdon 31-24 at the end of the third.
John Bapst girls lead Oceanside 38-35 at the end of the third quarter
No. 9 Carrabec up 9-4 over No. 8 Madison at the end of the first quarter in C South girls prelims.
In girls B North prelim, John Bapst came back to lead Oceanside 38-35 at the end of the third quarter.
Class B North Girls Prelim: No. 5 Houlton leads No. 12 Foxcroft Academy 36-19 at the half. Mia Henderson hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer for Houlton to add to the Shire lead at the break.
Portland girls lead Edward Little 33-15 at the half in A North girls quaterfinals.
Narraguagus leads Piscataquis Community 14-11 at the end of the first quarter in C North girls prelims.
Biddeford is up 27-23 against Fryeburg Academy at the end of the first half in A South boys prelims.
Central girls lead Hodgdon 22-14 at the half in C North prelim.
Oceanside girls’ basketball leads John Bapst 24-21 at halftime.
Class B North Girls Prelim: No. 5 Houlton leads No. 12 Foxcroft Academy 16-9 end of first quarter. FA has not held a lead thus far.
No. 8 Central is leading No.9 Hodgdon 13-6 at the end of the first quarter in C North girls prelim.
No. 7 Sacopee Valley holds on to defeat No. 10 Kents Hill 45-43 to advance to the girls C South quarterfinals.
No. 2 Portland up 19-6 at the end of the first quarter over No. 7 Edward Little (5-13) in AA North girls quarterfinals.
No. 9 Fryeburg Acad. leads No. 8 Biddeford 12-7 at the end of the first quarter in A South boys prelims.
No. 8 Oceanside leads No. 9 John Bapst 13-12 at the end of the first quarter in girls B North prelim.
Sacopee Valley is up by 3 over Kents Hill with a minute and a half left in the game.
There are a lot of games starting at 6 p.m.! Here’s a look at what’s coming up next:
Class AA North Girls Quarterfinals
AA2: No. 7 Edward Little (5-13) at No. 2 Portland (15-3), 6 p.m.
Class A South Boys Prelims
No. 9 Fryeburg Acad. (6-12) at No. 8 Biddeford (10-8), 6 p.m.
Class B North Girls Prelims
BP3: No. 12 Foxcroft Acad. (6-12) at No. 5 Houlton (11-7), 6 p.m.
BP4: No. 9 John Bapst (10-8) at No. 8 Oceanside (13-5), 6 p.m.
Class C North Girls Prelims
CP1: No. 14 George Stevens Acad. (7-11) at No. 3 Fort Fairfield (16-2), 6 p.m.
CP2: No. 11 Searsport (8-10) at No. 6 Central Aroostook (14-4), 6 p.m.
CP3: No. 10 Piscataquis Community (9-9) at No. 7 Narraguagus (16-2), 6 p.m.
CP4: No. 13 Woodland (5-13) at No. 4 Calais (18-0), 6 p.m.
CP5: No. 12 Fort Kent (5-13) at No. 5 Penobscot Valley (12-6), 6 p.m.
CP6: No. 9 Hodgdon (13-5) at No. 8 Central (14-4), 6 p.m.
Sacopee Valley girls lead Kents Hill 25-24 at the half.
Class B North Girls Prelim: No. 12 Foxcroft Academy at No. 5 Houlton coming up at 6 p.m. Fans already starting to file into Alumni Gymnasium for this playoff.
No. 7 Sacopee Valley (10-8) leads No. 10 Kents Hill (12-6) 18-9 at the end of the first quarter. You can watch the game live here:
Winslow is leading Caribou 42-26 at the end of the third quarter.
The third quarter has begun in the Ashland vs. Jonseport-Beals game.
In a Class C South matchup, the No. 7 ranked Sacopee Valley girls’ basketball team takes on No. 10 Kents Hill. The game starts at 5:00 p.m.
Winslow is leading Caribou 32-18 at the half.
Ashland and Jonesport Beals are well into the second quarter.
In a Class B North girls’ prelim game, Ashland leads Jonesport-Beals 9-8 at the end of the first quarter.
In Class B North, the No. 11 ranked Caribou girls’ basketball team plays at No. 6 Winslow. In Class D North girls, No. 9 Jonesport-Beals heads to No. 8 Ashland. Tip off is at 4 p.m.