The Thornton Academy boys’ basketball team handily defeated Noble 81-64 in a Class AA South quarterfinal game.
Second seeded Thornton Academy moves on to the semifinals with a 16-3 record. Seventh seeded Noble finishes with a record of 1-18.
Thornton Academy will play the winner of No. 3 Scarborough and No. 6 Bonny Eagle on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Cross Insurance Center in Portland.
Thornton Academy reached the AA South finals in the 2019 season, falling to Bonny Eagle 48-44. Noble was eliminated in the quarterfinals.
This story was corrected at 10:15 p.m. on Feb. 13, 2020, to reflect the correct spelling for Noble High School.