If the Ellsworth Eagles or MDI Trojans make it to the Class B State Basketball Game, it will be played at the Augusta Civic Center on Friday, March 3rd rather than at the Cross Insurance Arena as originally scheduled.

The Maine Principal Association's Basketball Committee made that decision today, October 19th. The move was necessitated because the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland was booked by the America East for playoff games.

The Augusta Civic Center will be the site for the Class AA and Class A finals on Saturday March 4th.

The Class B State Final was held in Bangor last year at the Cross Insurance Center, and is scheduled to return in 2018. The Maine Principal Association's Basketball Committee could have voted to hold the 2017 State Game in Bangor, but ultimately chose not too, citing the fact that they didn't want the game in the same venue three years in a row.