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Deering High School of Portland punched its ticket to the Class AA North boys basketball quarterfinals on Wednesday night with a 61-46 victory over Cheverus.

Third-seeded Deering (14-5) plays the winner between No. 2 Bangor and No. 7 Oxford Hills of South Paris in a 2 p.m. semifinal game on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.

Cheverus of Portland, the No. 6 seed, bowed out at 4-15.

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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...