BANGOR – Dexter’s Parker Ponte beat the buzzer for the second straight game to give the Tigers a 50-48 win and the Class C North regional Championship.
The Tigers will face Winthrop in the Class C boys state championship next Saturday in Augusta.
No. 6 Central Aroostook knocked off the two and three seeds in the quarterfinals and the semifinals to advance to the Class C North title game, where the Panthers upset No. 1 Stearns, 61-55.
The Panthers advance to face Winthrop in the Class C state championship Saturday in Augusta, as well.