Caribou boys basketball coach Kyle Corrigan didn’t call a timeout after Mount Desert Island built an early eight-point lead on Saturday afternoon.
The Trojans hit some tough shots and he figured the Vikings’ defense eventually would settle down. It did.
Top-seeded Caribou afforded MDI only 15 points for the rest of the half and rode its stingy man-to-man defense and transition points off turnovers to a 61-48 Class B quarterfinal victory at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
“[I was thinking] our defense is fine, we’re not giving up wide-open looks, they’re just making everything,” Corrigan said. “I told them ‘settle down, it’s a long game.’”
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...
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