Top seed Maranacook holds off Freeport 59-57 in their Class B South boys quarterfinal.
Maranacook prevails against Freeport 59-57.
With one minute left, Maranacook leads Freeport 57-54.
Maranacook leads a tight game against Freeport 55-54.
At the end of the third, No. 1 Maranacook grabbed the lead over No. 8 Freeport for 43-40.
Final, Hampden 66, Nokomis 29.
In the third quarter No. 8 Freeport has a slight lead over No. 1 Maranacook are all tied up 33-33.
End 3Q, Hampden 56-18.
Ellsworth makes it free throws, secures a 58-51 Class B North quarterfinal win over Winslow
A costly turnover gives the ball back to the Eagles. Jackson Curtis makes the first of two free throws before a timeout. Ellsworth leads Winslow 53-49 with 33.0 to play
At halftime, No. 8 Freeport has a slight lead over No. 1 Maranacook 27-26.
Ellsworth boys lead Winslow 52-49 with 52 seconds remaining. Black Raiders have the ball
No. 8 Freeport leads No. 1 Maranacook 25-17 lead three minutes into the second period.
Down to 3:03 left, Ellsworth 50, Winslow 47
Half: Hampden girls 43, Nokomis 8
5:51 to play in Bangor. Ellsworth boys 47, Winslow 45
This one looks as though it will go down to the wire. Ellsworth 42, Winslow 41 at the end of three quarters
Winslow’s Jason Reynolds, left, soars into the air for the ball as Ellsworth’s J’Von James defends during Friday night’s Class B North quarterfinal at the Cross Insurance Center. (Photo by Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)
1:09 remaining in the third quarter at the Cross Center and Winslow is back within a point at 39-38 against the Ellsworth boys
Hampden’s defense in high gear as the Broncos lead Nokomis 16-4 at the end of the first period. Class A girls quarterfinal in Augusta.
A couple of Darby Berry 3-pointers help Ellsworth stretch its lead over Winslow to 32-24, 5:12 left third quarter in Bangor
Big Jackson Curtis leads Ellsworth with 12 points and 6 rebounds. Colby Pomeroy has scored 10 with four rebounds for Winslow. Jason Reynolds has 8 rebounds
Lawrence defeated Erskine 48-41 to reach the semis in Class A North girls. Here are some highlights from their matchup by BDN photographer Josh O’Donnell.
Patient offense and solid man-to-man defense in the first half. The Ellsworth boys lead Winslow 24-21 in their B North quarterfinal at the Cross Center
The final games of the night are starting.
In Class B South boys, No. 1 Maranacook plays No. 8 Freeport at the Portland Expo.
And in Class A North girls, No. 1 Hampden Academy faces No. 8 Nokomis.
A hard-fought quarter ends with No. 2 Ellsworth leading the No. 7 Winslow boys 12-9
3:34 left first quarter in Bangor, Ellsworth boys lead Winslow 7-5
Lawrence builds double-digit lead and holds on for a 48-41 victory over Erskine Academy.
With less than five minutes left, No. 5 Lake Region leads No. 4 Mountain Valley, 51-31.
These teams did not meet during the regular season with the Eagles in the Big East and the Black Raiders competing in the KVAC
It’s the fourth and final game of the opening day of the tournament at the Cross Center. We’ve got No. 2 Ellsworth against No. 7 Winslow in a Class B North boys quarterfinal
Lawrence outscores Erskine 10-3 in the third quarter to build a 34-27 lead by the end of the period.
Boys Class B North Quarterfinal Final Score: No. 3 Washington Academy 56, No. 6 Maine Central Institute 45.
At halftime, No. 5 Lake Region leads No. 4 Mountain Valley 32-21 in the Class B South boys quarterfinal in Portland.
No. 2 Gardiner defeated Medomak Valley 58-30 earlier tonight to head to the A North semifinals against Skowhegan. Here are some highlights from tonight, captured by BDN photographer Josh O’Donnell.
With 2 minutes left in the first half, Lake Region leads Mountain Valley 28-16.
Halftime: Erskine Academy and Lawrence, which split two regular-season games, are tied at 24-24.
Andon Wood with an off-balanced layup at the buzzer for Washington Academy.
Boys Class B North quarterfinal: No. 3 Washington Academy clings to a 43-34 lead over No. 6 MCI. The Huskies of Pittsfield came roaring back in the third quarter, scoring nine unanswered points to make this a tight game.
No. 5 Lake Region leads No. 4 Mountain Valley 18-6 after the first quarter of the Class B South boys quarterfinals.
It’s halftime in the Class B North boys quarterfinal, and No. 3 Washington Academy leads No. 6 Maine Central Institute 36-20. Here are some shots of the action by Joseph Cyr of the Houlton Pioneer Times.
End 1Q, No. 5 Erskine girls lead No. 4 Lawrence 11-7.
With 3 minutes left in the first quarter, Lake Region leads Mountain Valley 8-0.
No. 4 Lawrence takes on No. 5 Erskine Academy in the Class A North quarterfinals, and No. 4 Mountain Valley faces off against No. 5 Lake Region in the Class B South boys quarters.
Class B North boys quarterfinal: No. 3 Washington Academy leads 36-20 at the half over No. 6 MCI. WA’s HSin-Wei Lin with a bank shot at the buzzer.
Class B North boys quarterfinal: No. 3 Washington Academy leads No. 6 Maine Central Institute 14-9 end of first quarter at Cross Insurance Center.
Gardiner advances with a 58-30 win over Medomak Valley in A girls quarterfinal.
Cape Elizabeth defeat Spruce Mountain 44-35. Cape Elizabeth will play on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Class B North boys quarterfinal: No. 3 Washington Academy vs. No. 6 Maine Central Institute coming up next at the Cross Insurance Center!
Cape Elizabeth leads Spruce Mountain 34-27 with less than 3 minutes left.
At the end of the third quarter, Gardiner leads Medomak Valley 41-21 in the Class A North girls quarterfinal game.
End 3Q, Gardiner 41, Medomak Valley 21, Gruber 8 points, 12 rebounds for Gardiner.
And the end of the third quarter, No. 7 Cape Elizabeth has the lead over No. 2 Spruce Mountain 27-23.
The Waterville girls close it out, beating Ellsworth 65-32 in their Class B North quarterfinal
Back-to-back points from Nolan Smith gives Cape Elizabeth the lead over Spruce Mountain 27-21 with a minute left in the third.
It’s a close game, with Cape Elizabeth and Spruce Mountain battling for the lead. Cape Elizabeth slightly has the edge with 22-21 in the Class B South boys matchup.
At the beginning of the second half, Cape Elizabeth leads Spruce Mountain 20-18.
The winner gets Presque Isle in the semifinals
We’re through three quarters at the Cross Center and Waterville is comfortably ahead of Ellsworth 43-25 in a Class B North girls contest
Winslow’s Bodhi Littlefield, left, and Silver Clukey, right, try to get a loose ball from Presque Isle’s Maggie Castonguay in second half action of the Class B girls quarterfinal game earlier today. Presque Isle won the game 53-46. (Photo by Linda Coan O’Kresik | BDN staff)
No. 2 Gardiner leading No. 7 Medomak Valley 29-12 at halftime of the second Class A North girls basketball quarterfinal.
At halftime, Gardiner leads Medomak 29-12.
Waterville’s Kali Thompson takes the ball down court by Ellsworth’s Jocelyn Jordan, right, in first half action of the Class B girls quarterfinal game. (Photo by Linda Coan O’Kresik | BDN staff)
Sadie Garling has 10 points to lead Waterville. Trinity Montigny has scored 9 for Ellsworth
Ellsworth gains a bit of traction in the second quarter, but Waterville leads the Class B quarterfinal 33-19 at halftime
1:28 left first half at Cross Center, it’s Waterville girls 33, Ellsworth 17
Waterville girls controlling the tempo and the game against Ellsworth, leading 21-6 after one quarter at the Cross Center.
No. 2 Gardiner now takes on No. 7 Medomak Valley in Class A North girls, and No. 2 Spruce Mountain faces off against No. 7 Cape Elizabeth in Class B South boys.
Waterville has extended its lead to 17-4 over the Ellsworth girls with 2:03 left first quarter of their B North quarterfinal
Here are some highlights from the Skowhegan-Messalonskee game.
(Photos by Josh O’Donnell | BDN staff)
Purple Panthers are pressing full court and forcing a brisk tempo as a result
4:41 left first quarter, Waterville girls lead Ellsworth 6-2
Jaycie Christopher’s 29 points leads No. 6 Skowhegan past No. 3 Messalonskee 57-40 in a Class A girls quarterfinal in Augusta.
No. 6 Wells upsets No. 3 Lisbon 61-36.
Skowhegan upsets Messalonskee 57-40 to move onto the A North girls semifinals.
(Photo by Linda Coan O’Kresik | BDN staff)
Ellsworth is the No. 10 seed and advanced by knocking off rival Mount Desert Island in the prelims
The Panthers made it to the semifinals last year, while the Eagles did not earn their way to the CIC
No. 6 Skowhegan leads No. 3 Messalonskee 53-32.
Next up at the Cross Center is a Class B North girls quarterfinal matchup between No. 2 Waterville and No. 10 Ellsworth
Presque Isle edges Winslow 53-46
Upset alert, end 3Q, No. 6 Skowhegan girls lead No. 3 Messalonskee 41-30 in Class A North quarters.
33.4 seconds left at the Cross Center, Presque Isle girls lead WInslow 51-46 with a free throw pending for the Wildcats
Wells leads Lisbon 42-23 in the third quarter of a B South boys quarterfinal
Halftime at Augusta Civic Center, Class A North girls quarterfinal, No. 6 Skowhegan leads No. 3 Messalonskee 29-19.
The Wildcats led by as many as 22 points (44-22) at one point
1:07 left. PI girls cling to a 50-46 lead over Winslow
At the beginning of the third quarter, Wells has the lead over Lisbon 36-21.
Presque Isle leading by six with 2:08 to go
Winslow cuts lead to 45-39
Watch out! Winslow has sliced the deficit to 45-39 against Presque Isle with 5:48 remaining
At halftime, Skowhegan leads Messalonskee 29-19.
Presque Isle leads Winslow 45-32 after three
We’re through three quarters at the Cross Center. Presque Isle girls lead Winslow 45-32 in a Class B North quarterfinal
At halftime, Wells leads Lisbon 30-21 in Class B South boys quarterfinal matchup.
At the end of the first, Skowhegan leads Messalonskee 15-7.
After the first quarter, Wells leads Lisbon 13-10.
Lots of 3-pointers in the first half between PI and Winslow. Many missed the mark. Also quite a few fouls, including a technical on Winslow coach Brenda Beckwith
Presque Isle leading Winslow girls 32-20 at the half
No. 3 Messalonskee is about to tip off against No. 6 Skowhegan in Class A North girls. And No. 3 Lisbon faces off against No. 6 Wells in Class B South boys.
Presque Isle girls lead Winslow 16-11 after one
Pretty good scoring clip here so far. PI leads Winslow 16-11, still 2 1/2 left in the first quarter
Two Faith Sjoberg 3-pointers help stake PI to an 8-0 lead over the Winslow girls
Winslow coach Brenda Beckwith is rocking the shorts for the game today!
Presque Isle and Winslow get things started at the Cross Center with a 3:30 Class B quarterfinal girls matchup.
County fans say it’s colder in Bangor than up north today, but lots of them are warming up here inside the Cross Insurance Arena.