At Lee , the ninth-seeded Shiretowners outscored Lee 25-5 over the game’s final 10 minutes to rally for the victory in a Class C prelim.
Houlton (15-4) trailed 31-26 before embarking on its decisive run, which included limiting No. 8 Lee (13-6) to one field goal the rest of the way.
Nick Brewer was a perfect 11 for 11 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter for the Shiretowners on his way to a game high 15 points. Jaron Gentle came off the bench to add 11 points.
Lee Academy got 10 points each from Kuan Yeh and Alexey Platonov and eight more from Sammy Huang. Platonov grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds.
Houlton 9 23 31 51
Lee Acad, 10 21 31 36