The #4 Dexter Tigers came roaring back from a 14 point deficit at the start of the 4th Quarter to beat #2 GSA 42-40 and become the Class C Boys Northern Maine Champions at the Cross Insurance Center on Monday night, February 28th.

GSA led 15-2 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 25-10 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles led the Tigers 32-18 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Dexter outscored GSA 24-8 in the final Quarter.

Dexter led for the 1st time in the game 39-38 on Seth Robbins' 3-pointer with 1:30 left in the 4th Quarter. GSA took the lead back with 59 seconds left on Teague Smallidge's 2-pointer to make the score 40-39. But Dexter's Avery Gagnon's 2-pointer gave the Tigers the lead for good 41-40 with :36 seconds left.

Dexter was led by Will Kusnierz with 14 points, 8 of which came in the 4th Quarter. Seth Robbins had 8 points. The Tigers were 10-19 from the free throw line and had 4 3-pointers. Robbins had 2 3's, Kusnierz 1 3-pointer and Will Spratt 1 3-pointer. All 4 3-pointers came in the 4th Quarter.

GSA was led by Teague Smallidge with 15 points and Azaiah Nanson had 10 points. The Eagles were 5-11 from the free throw line and had 1 3-pointer, by David Gadsby.

Dexter 16-5 will now play for the Gold Ball on Saturday, August 5th at 7:45 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center against #3 Dirigo who defeated #4 Monmouth Academy 45-39 to win the Southern Maine Class C Championship.

GSA's season comes to a close with a 17-3 record.

Line Score

Dexter Boys2882442
GSA Boys15107840

Box Score


5Kayden Kimball833022
10Ben Bourgoin000000
11Avery Gagnon311013
12Seth Robbins831200
20Cameron Allen000000
22Bryce Connor522012
33Will Spratt410114
34Will Kosnierz1443158
40Brady Reynolds000000
42Owen Brown000000
50Caden Brown000000
52Gage Sinclair000000


1David Gadsby521100
2Matthew Astbury000000
3Arden Weaver000000
4Patrick Dagan000000
10Dexter Brown633001
21Teague Smallidge1566033
24Jack Gray000000
25Bryce Schneider422002
30Sol Lorio000000
32Brockett Muir000000
33Azaiah Nanson1044025
40Harrison Walden000000

#4 Dexter - #2 GSA Northern Maine Class C Boy's Basketball Championship

The #4 Dexter Tigers took on the #2 George Stevens Academy Eagles on Monday night, February 28th for the Class C Boy's Northern Maine Championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor


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