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Archived: AA South quarterfinal: #8-Noble vs. #1-South Portland

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

South Portland 55, Noble 32

SOUTH PORTLAND — Top-ranked South Portland overcame a slow start by heating up from 3-point range in the second quarter and went on to a 55-32 victory over No. 8 Noble in a Class AA South girls’ basketball quarterfinal Wednesday night at Beal Gymnasium.

The Red Riots (18-1) managed only eight points in the first seven minutes, before a 3-pointer from Eva Mazur and a layup from Maggie Whitmore made it 13-4.

South Portland then went on a 12-0 run, all on 3-pointers, one each from Mazur and Sarah Boles and a pair from reserve Bela Cloutier, to break it open. By halftime, the Red Riots had a 37-10 advantage.

South Portland pushed its lead to 51-16 after three quarters.

The Riots was sparked by 12 points, five assists, five steals and three rebounds from Mazur, 12 points from Boles and eight points from Cloutier. South Portland will face Maine Girls’ Academy or Gorham in the semifinals Tuesday at Cross Insurance Arena.

Noble (4-15) was paced Tori Exel with nine points.



12341OT2OT3OT4OT5OTF
Noble 4661632
South Portland 132414455

INDIVIDUAL SCORING

NOBLE (4-15)
SCORINGADDITIONAL STATS
Player2-FG3-FGFTPtsRebsAstsStlsBlks
Lewis, Abigail0000
Kelly, Raegan2026
Lessard, Kelsey1002
Noel, Emma0103
Fleming, Amy1208
Morrill, Alexis2004
Exel, Tori4019
Totals:103332
SOUTH PORTLAND (18-1)
SCORINGADDITIONAL STATS
Player2-FG3-FGFTPtsRebsAstsStlsBlks
Mazur, Eva13112
Cloutier, Olivia0000
Cloutier, Isabela1208
Graff, Meghan2107
Aceto, Ashlee0000
Degifico, Maria0000
Leckie, Jena2004
Whitmore, Kathryn3006
Whitmore, Margaret2004
Boles, Sarah04012
Towle, Kaleisha1002
Totals:1210155