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.