Basketball

 

Seacoast Christian boys eliminate Forest Hills in ‘D’ South quarterfinals

By Wil Kramlich, Sun Journal on Feb. 20, 2017, at 5:22 p.m.
The No. 4 Tigers, Class D champs in 2013 and 2015, ran out of gas against Seacoast Christian of South Berwick.

Greenville boys cruise past Pine Tree in ‘D’ South quarterfinal

By Wil Kramlich, Sun Journal on Feb. 20, 2017, at 4:44 p.m.
The top-seeded Lakers pounded the ball inside and pounded Pine Tree Academy 63-37.
Central Aroostook's Katelyn Levesque (left) tries to push past Washburn's Skylar Mette during their game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Monday morning.

Washburn girls upset Central Aroostook ‘D’ North quarterfinal

By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 20, 2017, at 3:01 p.m.
Taking the ball to the hoop is Ashland's Jamie Poulin, left, while guarded by Shead's Katelyn Mitchell.

Shead girls roll past Ashland in ‘D’ quarterfinal

By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 20, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.
“I’m proud of my girls and I’m confident we’ll be back next year.”
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Easton's Noah Hanscomb (right) drives to the basket past Wisdom's Dylan Weyeneth during Saturday night's Class D North boys quarterfinal in Bangor. 
Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times

Easton boys defeat Wisdom in ‘D’ North quarterfinal

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 19, 2017, at 12:43 a.m.

Machias boys hold off stubborn Bangor Christian in ‘D’ quarterfinal

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 19, 2017, at 12:35 a.m.

Skowhegan boys stun top-ranked Medomak Valley in ‘A’ quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 19, 2017, at 12:11 a.m.

Messalonskee boys top Gardiner in ‘A’ North quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 18, 2017, at 10:53 p.m.
Houlton's Kolleen Bouchard (right) and Mount Desert Island's Julia Watras jostle for rebounding position during Saturday's Class B North basketball quarterfinal in Bangor. Houlton won 47-39.  
Joseph Cyr

Houlton girls hold off upset-minded MDI in ‘B’ quarterfinal

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 18, 2017, at 10:49 p.m.
Ian McIntyre passes to John Wolfington around Cony's Jordan Roddy in the first half of the Class A North Quarterfinal Saturday in Augusta. The Rams bested the Broncos 60-48.  
Amber Waterman Thomas

Cony knocks off Hampden in ‘A’ North boys quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 18, 2017, at 9:27 p.m.
Michael Berube (left) and Dylan Leighton of Hermon High School celebrate as their team takes the lead against Washington Academy during their Class B boys basketball quarterfinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Dramatic rally helps No. 1 Hermon boys survive scare, edge Washington Academy in ‘B’ quarterfinal

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 18, 2017, at 9:06 p.m.
Oceanside's Michael Norton, Jr., attempts to slap the ball away from Joshua Smestad in the second quarter of their Class A North quarterfinal on Saturday in Augusta.  
Amber Waterman Thomas

Oceanside boys outlast Nokomis in ‘A’ North quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 18, 2017, at 7:58 p.m.

Saturday’s North high school basketball tournament summaries

By Joseph Cyr on Feb. 18, 2017, at 5:54 p.m.

UMaine women fall to Albany; Koizar scores 1,600th career point

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 18, 2017, at 4:47 p.m.

Hermon girls outlast tenacious Winslow in ‘B’ quarterfinal

By Pete Warner on Feb. 18, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.
Presque Isle's Griffin P. Guerrete (center) drives up to the basket past Orono's Jake Koffman (left), Orono's Connor Robertson and Orono's Keenan Collett during their Class B boys basketball quarterfinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Saturday.

Orono boys use experience to beat Presque Isle in ‘B’ boys quarterfinal

By Joseph Cyr on Feb. 18, 2017, at 1:32 p.m.
Showing poise in the paint and a reliance on the team’s veteran leaders, the No. 4 Orono boys outlasted No. 5 Presque Isle 54-46 Saturday morning in a Class B North quarterfinal.
Stearns' Emma Alley (left) dives for the ball against Dexter's Abigail Webber during a Class C North tourney game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor last February. Stearns and Dexter could be two contending teams in this sesaon's tourney.

Stearns, GSA are frontrunners in ‘C’ North girls tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 18, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
Stearns High School of Millinocket didn’t have much of a Class C North tournament run last season, but the Minutemen could be poised for a long one this season.
Presque Isle's Emily Wheaton, right, drives to the basket in the first half of Saturday's Class B North quarterfinal against John Bapst. Defending on the play is John Bapst's Tia Zephir. Wheaton hurt her ankle early in the fourth quarter and was unable to return to the game. Presque Isle won 37-36.

Presque Isle girls overcome adversity, edge John Bapst in ‘B’ girls quarterfinal

By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 18, 2017, at 12:12 p.m.
The true test of a team’s character often arises when dealing with adversity. For the Presque Isle girls, that test came early in the fourth quarter of its quarterfinal game with John Bapst on Saturday morning.

Holmes leads Messalonskee girls past Gardiner in Class A girls basketball quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 18, 2017, at 10:15 a.m.
Eighth-seed Gardiner had answers for a lot of what the top-ranked Messalonskee Eagles had to offer Friday night. But the Tigers had no way to stop Sophie Holmes.