CLASS D: Defending Champs Southern Aroostook Reclaim Crown

The defending champion Southern Aroostook Warriors reclaimed their state crown Saturday with a convincing win over the south champion Greenville Lakers.

The Warriors led from start to finish, opening up a 15-point lead at halftime and a 20-point lead after three quarters on their way to a 55-30 win at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Junior Sydney Brewer surpassed 1,000 career points during the game, in which she scored 14 points. Eight players scored for the Warriors. Among them, junior Makaelyn Porter had 13 points,and senior Kassidy Mathers finished with seven points.

Greenville was led by Halle Pelletier and Tiegan Murray, each with nine points.

Southern Aroostook improves its record to 20-2 in this championship season.

Greenville finishes the season at 15-7.

Before the championship games, the Easton Bears girls were awarded the good sportsmanship award for the north region.

For the southern region, the Greenivlle Lakers were awarded the boys sportsmanship award and the Vinalhaven Vikings were awarded the girls' sportsmanship award.