At Presque Isle, Alex Michaud scored 3 minutes and 30 seconds into the game on a pass from Aaron Kofstad to give the Wildcats the lead en route to the win in the Eastern Maine Class B prelim.
Ben Nickerson added two second-half goals, 18 seconds apart, to make to give the Wildcats (12-2-1) the home win. Both goals were assisted by Michaud.
Cody Lyford had five saves on seven shots for No. 4 Presque Isle and Kenneth More had 13 saves on 17 shots for No. 13 Gardiner (6-8-1).