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York’s Clara Pavuk (4) tries to grab the rebound, but Oceanside’s Bailey Breen (31) snags it first during the Class B South girls’ basketball regional final on Saturday at the Portland Expo. Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald

A York player covers her eyes while an Oceanside player takes a free throw in the last few moments of the Class B South girls’ basketball regional final on Saturday. Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald

Oceanside players cheer after a basket from their teammate in the second quarter of their game in the Class B South girls’ basketball regional final on Saturday in Portland. Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald

York High’s Ava Giacobba hugs Coach Jessica Stacy, while being presented with the runners-up medal after the Wildcats’ loss to Oceanside in the Class B South girls’ basketball regional final on Saturday at the Portland Expo. Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald

Yarmouth’s Peter Psyhogeos shoots over Medomak Valley’s Finn Parmley. Ariana van den Akker/Portland Press Herald

Yarmouth’s Matt Waeldner drives to the basket. Waeldner had 10 points for the Clippers. Ariana van den Akker/Portland Press Herald

Yarmouth students celebrate during the Clippers’ 47-35 win over Medomak Valley in the Class B South regional final. Ariana van den Akker/Portland Press Herald

Yarmouth’s Stevie Walsh turns toward the crowd as the team celebrates after winning the boys Class B South regional final. Ariana van den Akker/Portland Press Herald

The Greely bench cheers after a basket during the Rangers’ victory in the Class A South final. Jill Brady/Portland Press Herald

The Greely girls’ basketball team celebrates after they beat Brunswick 38-35 in the Class A South girls’ basketball championship game on Saturday at the Portland Expo. Jill Brady/Portland Press Herald

Falmouth’s Jack Stowell swings the game winning net after defeating Marshwood in the Class A South Regional Final on Saturday at the Portland Expo. Jill Brady/Portland Press Herald

Falmouth celebrates after defeating Marshwood 48-32 in the Class A South regional final on Saturday at the Portland Expo. Jill Brady/Portland Press Herald

Oxford Hills’ Tristen Derenburger struggles to maintain control of the ball under pressure from Cheverus’ Lillian Singleton during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

The Cheverus bench goes wild during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland against Oxford Hills. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Oxford Hills’ Brooklyn Alexander pivots to find a teammate as Cheverus’ Julia Kratzer plays defense during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Cheverus celebrates its win during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland against Oxford Hills. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Oxford Hills’ Teigan Pelletier slips past Edward Little’s John Shea to take a shot during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Edward Little’s Eli St. Laurent looks past Oxford Hills’ Cole Pulkkinen for a teammate during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Edward Little’s Hamza Sheikh takes a shot under pressure from Oxford Hills’ Tanner Bickford during Saturday’s AA North championship in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Oxford Hills’ Teigan Pelletier makes the game-winning basket during Saturday’s AA North championship against Edward Little in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Oxford Hills celebrates its win during Saturday’s AA North championship against Edward Little in Portland. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

North Yarmouth Academy’s Madilyn Onorato, left, can’t catch up with Hall-Dale’s Amanda Trepanier during the Bulldogs’ rally. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Hall-Dale junior guard Amanda Trepanier (24) celebrates a basket with teammates late in the fourth quarter of the Class C South championship game against North Yarmouth Academy on Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Hall-Dale girls basketball players celebrate after winning the Class C South championship Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Gorham team captains Nicole Walker, Anna Nelson and Sophia Michaud celebrate after the Ram’s beat Scarborough, 49-26, to win the Class AA South regional title on Saturday at Cross Insurance Arena. Carl D. Walsh/Staff Photographer

Gorham celebrates after beating Scarborough to reach the state championship game for the fourth time since 2016. Carl D. Walsh/Staff Photographer

Seacoast Christian junior forward Breckyn Winship, left, and Ellie Leech celebrate after they beat Forest Hills to win the Class C South basketball championship Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Members of the Seacoast Christian girls basketball team celebrate after they won the Class C South championship Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Nokomis’ Cooper Flagg (32) drives the lane as Brewer’s Brock Flagg (32) defends during the Class A North boys basketball final Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Nokomis’ Hunter Flagg, center facing, celebrates with brother Cooper (32) against Brewer during the Class A North boys basketball final Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Brewer sits on the bench after being defeated by Nokomis in the Class A North boys basketball final Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

 

South Portland forward Owen Maloney and Thornton Academy guard William Davies dive for a loose ball during Maine Class AA South championship action at the Cross Insurance Arena on Saturday. Carl D. Walsh/Portland Press Herald

South Portland fans sing “bye bye” to Thornton Academy in their closing seconds of the Maine Class AA South championship at the Cross Insurance Arena on Saturday. Carl D. Walsh/Portland Press Herald

South Portland guard Jaelen Jackson celebrates with teammates after beating Thornton Academy in the Maine Class AA South championship at the Cross Insurance Arena on Saturday. Carl D. Walsh/Portland Press Herald

The South Portland boys’ basketball team celebrates after beating Thornton Academy 56-39 win the Class AA South regional final on Saturday at Cross Insurance Arena. Carl D. Walsh/Portland Press Herald

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