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Recap: Maine high school basketball tournament, Feb. 20

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Bangor High School's Maggie Copperthwaite takes a shot during the Maine AA girls basketball semifinal game against Portland High School at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Thursday.

Welcome to Day 9 of the Maine high school basketball tournament!

There are 14 semifinal games lined up today to see who is going to get a chance to compete for a regional crown.

We’ll be providing the latest game scores, stories, brackets and more throughout the day.


Pete Warner
February 20, 202010:18 pm

It’s a final, Machias advances to the D North final against Easton with a 79-60 victory over No. 1 Jonesport-Beals


Pete Warner
February 20, 202010:16 pm

No. 1 is going to go down as Machias boys lead Jonesport-Beals 77-60 with 49.0 seconds left


Pete Warner
February 20, 202010:08 pm

Machias refuses to take its foot off the gas and still leads Jonesport-Beals 68-57 with 2:52 to play


Pete Warner
February 20, 202010:00 pm

Machias continues to handle the pressure, both that of Jonesport-Beals and that of the moment. The Bulldogs lead the Royals 59-47 with 4:51 to play


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:52 pm

Upset alert! After three quarters, No. 4 Machias leads No. 1 Jonesport-Beals 55-39


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:45 pm

Kyle Anderson makes a couple of quick hoops for Machias, which leads 41-36. Timeout Royals


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:43 pm

The Royals already are in some significant foul trouble, which could affect their aggressiveness in the press


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:43 pm

Jonesport-Beals’ trapping press is taking a toll on Machias, but the Bulldogs cling to a 37-36 lead with 5:07 left in the third


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:38 pm

Machias takes an early timeout in the third quarter. Bulldogs lead Jonesport-Beals 37-34


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:26 pm

Machias puts Jonesport-Beals on its heels for a while, but the Royals’ trapping pressure is paying dividends. Bulldogs lead 35-30 at halftime


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:17 pm

3:17 left in the half and Jonesport-Beals has regained its footing. Royals cut a 14-point deficit down to eight at 31-23 against Machias


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:16 pm

Jonesport-Beals not finding the shooting range and Machias attacking the basket hard. Bulldogs 24, Royals 15, 6:12 left in the half


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:05 pm

Machias apparently has a short memory in regard to the regular season. The Bulldogs lead Jonesport-Beals 19-13 after a quarter


Pete Warner
February 20, 20209:01 pm


Pete Warner
February 20, 20208:53 pm

Machias provides some pushback, cuts the Jonesport-Beals lead to 9-5 with 3:49 left in the opening period


Pete Warner
February 20, 20208:48 pm

The Royals are off to a solid start, leading Machias 5-0 just 89 seconds into the game


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20208:41 pm

At the end of the third quarter, South Portland leads Gorham 37-26. 


Pete Warner
February 20, 20208:41 pm

Jonesport-Beals won both regular-season meetings against Machias by an average of 33.5 points.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20208:36 pm

Here were are, now at the end of the Class D semifinals at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Capping the festivities is a Washington County clash between No. 1 Jonesport-Beals and No. 4 Machias


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20208:25 pm

Easton 50, Deer Isle-Stonington 48, final


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20208:23 pm

Waynflete tops Boothbay to advance to C South finals


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20208:20 pm

Final score: Waynflete 53, Boothbay 41


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20208:18 pm

Easton, DIS tied at 48-48, 46.2 seconds left.


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20208:15 pm

Easton 47, Deer Isle-Stonington 46, 1:53 left, 4Q.


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20208:03 pm

At the end of the first, South Portland leads Gorham 18-6. 


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20208:02 pm

End 3Q: Easton 38, Deer Isle-Stonington 36.


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20208:02 pm

With 5 minutes left, Waynflete leads Boothbay 39-27.


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20207:45 pm

In the middle of the third quarter, Waynflete leads Boothbay 29-21.


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20207:41 pm

At halftime, Waynflete leads Boothbay 27-19.


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20207:40 pm

Half: Easton 29, Deer Isle-Stonington 18.


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20207:29 pm

Sanford girls upset Scarborough to head to AA South final


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20207:23 pm

Sanford beats Scarborough 43-36 in the Class AA South girls basketball semifinal.


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20207:22 pm

No. 2 Waynflete leads No. 3 Boothbay 21-14 with 5 minutes left in the first half.


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20207:20 pm

End 1Q, Easton 13, Deer Isle-Stonington 8


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20206:56 pm


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20206:51 pm

Upcoming: No. 6 Easton boys against No. 7 Deer Isle=Stonington.


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20206:48 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20206:31 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20206:23 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20206:18 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20205:55 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 20205:33 pm

Southern Aroostook girls remain undefeated, top Shead to advance to D North final


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20205:04 pm

Top seed Oxford Hills beats Windham in AA North semifinal


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20205:04 pm

No. 1 Winthrop beats Old Orchard Beach in C South girls semifinal


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20205:03 pm

Southern Aroostook stays unbeaten with 68-39 semifinal win over Shead.


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20204:49 pm

End 3Q, Southern Aroostook leads Shead 56-27.


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20204:47 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20204:43 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20204:40 pm


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20204:24 pm

Southern Aroostook 36, Shead 19 at the half.


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20204:24 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20204:16 pm

Winthrop is up 31-21 against Old Orchard Beach at halftime 


Ernie Clark
February 20, 20204:09 pm

End 1Q, Southern Aroostook 18, Shead 9.


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20204:09 pm


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20203:57 pm

Winthrop leads Old Orchard Beach 13-8 at the end of the first quarter in C South girls semis 


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20203:55 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 20203:36 pm

Portland girls beat Bangor to gain AA North finals berth


Natalie Williams
February 20, 20203:35 pm

Deer Isle-Stonington surges past Katahdin in D North semis


Pete Warner
February 20, 20203:31 pm

Second-seeded Portland (17-3) plays the winner of Thursday’s game between No. 1 Oxford Hills (18-1) and No. 5 Windham (12-7) in the 2 p.m. championship game at Cross Arena.


Third-seeded Bangor closes out the season at 13-7.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20203:30 pm

Bangor battles to the end, but Portland closes it out, a 54-42 Class AA North semifinal victory at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20203:30 pm

Deer Isle-Stonington beats Katahdin 48-34 to advance to the Class D North championship.


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20203:25 pm

Katahdin uses its final timeout — 1:55 to go, Deer Isle-Stonington leads by 14 — 45-31.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20203:24 pm

Down to 1:51 to play, the Portland girls lead Bangor 52-35


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20203:20 pm

Defending C girls champ Boothbay advances to regional title game


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20203:19 pm

3:56 to play — Deer Isle-Stonington clinging to a 39-28 lead over Katahdin in girls Class D North semifinal action in Bangor.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20203:16 pm

3:33 left in Portland, Bulldogs lead the Bangor girls 47-33


Troy R. Bennett
February 20, 20203:13 pm

Portland High School’s Davina Kabantu (right) fights for a rebound against Bangor High School’s Abbie Quinn during the Maine AA girls basketball semifinal game at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Thursday. [photo by Troy R. Bennett | BDN]


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20203:09 pm

End of the third Deer Isle-Stonington leads Katahdin 35-26.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20203:08 pm

6:29 to play in Portland and the Bulldogs lead Bangor 45-30. 


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20203:06 pm


Pete Warner
February 20, 20203:03 pm

Portland is eight minutes away from a spot in the Class AA North final. Bulldogs lead Bangor 45-28


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20203:01 pm


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20203:01 pm

Katahdin calls a timeout after 6-0 run by the Mariners. Leaves Katahdin with just one timeout the rest of the way. 30-19 DIS leads with 4:24 to play in 3rd quarter.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:58 pm

2:34 to play in the third quarter, Portland girls in control 42-26 against Bangor


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20202:58 pm

Mariner Brienna Limeburner gets her 4th foul at 6 minute mark. Fouls starting to mount for Deer Isle-Stonington. Mariners still lead though, 26-19.


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20202:55 pm

Deer Isle-Stonington’s Katie Hutchinson picks up 4th foul at the start of the third quarter. Could be a factor in this game.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:53 pm

Amanda Kabantu is the engine for Portland and she’s doing it at both ends


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:53 pm

Portland continues to dominate the rebounding, getting multiple shots on numerous possessions. That, and the Bulldogs’ overall quickness, has helped them build a 41-24 lead with 4:10 left in the third quarter


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20202:44 pm

Girls Class D North semifinal: No. 2 Deer Isle-Stonington uses an 11-0 run to close out the first half on top 24-16 against No. 3 Katahdin.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:43 pm

Bangor has received six points from Maggie Cowperthwaite and five from Libby Fleming


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:43 pm

Good balance for Portland, led by 10 points from Amanda Kabantu


Troy R. Bennett
February 20, 20202:42 pm

Bangor High School’s Maggie Libby Fleming takes control of the ball under the hoop during the Maine AA girls basketball semifinal game against Portland High School at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Thursday. [photo byTroy R. Bennett | BDN]


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:37 pm

Bangor had used a 7-0 spurt to grab a 19-14 lead 3:09 into the second quarter, but Portland pushed the tempo with an attacking transition game to get the Rams back on their heels


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:35 pm

Portland ends the first half on a 15-0 run, giving the Bulldogs a 29-19 lead over the Rams through 16 minutes.


Troy R. Bennett
February 20, 20202:33 pm

Portland High School’s Kiera Eubanks takes a shot during the Maine AA girls basketball semifinal game against Bangor High School at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Thursday. [photo by Troy R. Bennett | BDN]


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20202:33 pm


Troy R. Bennett
February 20, 20202:29 pm

Bangor High School’s Maggie Copperthwaite takes a shot during the Maine AA girls basketball semifinal game against Portland High School at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Thursday. [photo by Troy R. Bennett | BDN]


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20202:26 pm


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20202:23 pm

End of first quarter: No. 3 Katahdin leads No. 2 Deer Isle -Stonington 9-8 in Class D semifinal. Dee Libby with 3-pointer for Cougars with 6 seconds left to end the quarter.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:19 pm

Libby Fleming’s close-range basket in the final second of the quarter gives Bangor a 12-10 lead over Portland


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20202:17 pm


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:16 pm

1:22 left in the first quarter, Bangor and Portland knotted up at 10-10


Pete Warner
February 20, 20202:09 pm

Portland takes a timeout with 4:25 left in the first quarter. Bangor and Portland tied 4-4


Ali Tobey
February 20, 20202:08 pm

No. 2 Boothbay Region is playing No. 11 Traip Academy in Class C South girls semis 


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 20202:07 pm

Want to watch the Bangor girls game but couldn’t make it to Portland? Here’s how you can tune in.

How to watch Maine high school basketball tournament games


Pete Warner
February 20, 20201:59 pm

No. 3 Bangor beat Lewiston 50-31 in the quarterfinals while No. 2 Portland downed Edward Little 58-25


Pete Warner
February 20, 20201:53 pm

Coach Jay Kemble’s squad split its two regular-season meetings with the Bulldogs. Portland won the season opener 55-44 on Dec. 6 in Portland and Bangor took a 49-36 decision on Jan. 9 in Bangor.


Pete Warner
February 20, 20201:52 pm

The Bangor girls are warming up for their Class AA North semifinal game against Portland at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland


Joseph Cyr
February 20, 20201:50 pm

Girls Class D North semifinals: No. 3 Katahdin vs. No. 2 Deer Isle-Stonington girls coming up from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

 


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 20201:01 pm

Greenville earns return trip to D South girls championship


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202012:35 pm


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202011:59 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202011:50 am

Up next in the Girls D South semifinals: No. 1 Greenville (17-2) vs. No. 4 Seacoast Christian (12-6)


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202011:49 am

Valley girls knock off Rangeley to earn D South title game berth


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202011:19 am

Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202011:16 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202010:46 am


Lindsay Putnam
February 20, 202010:23 am

The first game of the day, No. 2 Rangeley (17-2) vs. No. 3 Valley (9-10) in the Class D South girls semifinals, is underway. Valley leads 12-11 with 6:05 left in the second quarter.


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