It’s hard enough for the rest of the Class D North girls basketball field to cope with Southern Aroostook’s relentless defensive pressure.
But when the top-ranked Warriors from Dyer Brook convert that effort into balanced scoring like they did during Thursday afternoon’s 68-39 semifinal victory over No. 4 Shead of Eastport, it’s no wonder coach Cliff Urquhart’s club remains undefeated.
Five different Southern Aroostook players scored in double figures as the two-time defending state champions improved their record to 20-0 and earned a date in Saturday’s 9 a.m. regional final against No. 2 Deer Isle-Stonington, a 48-34 semifinal winner over No. 3 Katahdin of Stacyville in Thursday’s first game at the Cross Insurance Center.
Ernie Clark is a veteran sportswriter who has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade. A four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters...
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