At Milo, the Patriots turned back a fourth-quarter run by the Howlers of Howland.
The Patriots held a 50-29 lead after three quarters, but the Howlers came charging back.
Trevor Lyford led Penquis with 19 points, and Isaiah Bess posted 17.
Penobscot Valley was led by Grant Doane with 19 points and Griffin Libby had 17.
Penquis 19 36 50 63
Penobscot Valley 8 22 29 55
JV: Penquis 45-35