BANGOR, Maine — Victoria McIntyre scored 20 points, including 14 in the second half, to help No. 3 Central Aroostook hold off No. 6 Woodland 34-29 in an Eastern Maine Class D girls basketball quarterfinal Monday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
The Panthers of Mars Hill (16-4) will face No. 7 Hodgdon, a 39-34 winner over No. 15 Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook.
McIntyre rallied Central Aroostook in the third quarter after the Dragons (13-7) took a 12-11 lead into halftime. The senior forward scored a fast-break basket 42 seconds into the period to put the Panthers ahead. Following a Rachel Grew 3-pointer, McIntyre scored later in the quarter and then hit a 3-pointer of her own to give Central Aroostook a 21-14 lead.
Kayla Cushman chipped in with seven points for the Panthers. Whitney Bassett led Woodland with 10 points, and Taylor Cochran had nine rebounds.