The Penquis Boys Patrits built up a 13 point lead 36-23 midway thru the 3rd period, only to see the Boothbay Seahawks rally to within 1 point as Penquis made clutch free thros down the stretch for the victory. Penquis finishes 21-1 and Boothbay at 20-2.
Isaiah Bess led the Patriots with 27 points including 12 from 14 from the line.
Anthony DiMauro paced the Seahawks with 16 points.
Penquis made their first 16 points on 5 threes a a foul shot and held a comfrtable 10 point lead throughout the most of the game.
This is the second state C championship since the consolidation of Milo, Brownville
Jct. and Derby. They also were state runnersup one other year.
Congratulations to Coach hamlin and the Patriots.