After the sneakers stopped squeaking during the afternoon high school boys basketball sessions Wednesday at the Bangor Auditorium, the top two seeds emerged from the fray and will meet for the Eastern Class B championship Saturday, Feb. 20.

Top-seeded Camden Hills (19-2 overall) dispatched No. 5 Medomak Valley (15-5) 69-48 in the late game Wednesday, while No. 2 Ellsworth (17-3) emerged victorious over No. 3 Mount View of Thorndike (16-5 overall) 84-65.

The top-seeded Windjammers and second-seeded Eagles will now compete for the regional final on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 3:30 p.m. at the Bangor Auditorium. Camden Hills is the defending state Class B champions and do not play Ellsworth during the regular season.

The Windjammers and Panthers faced off for the third time this season in Saturday’s late game in Bangor, with Camden Hills leading 17-16, 33-24 and 56-33 at the quarter breaks.

For the Windjammers, Tyler McFarland poured in 23 points, while Keegan Pieri added 15; Joel Gabriele and Cam Gartley, both eight; Casey Scott, four; Adam Landwehr, three; and Jimmy Weferling, Adam Carlsen, Taylor Hall and Zach Wincklhofer, all two.

Alex MacKenzie led Medomak Valley with 14 points, while Isaac Greenrose added 13; Jason Vinal, five; Isaac Durkee and Jarin Cocco, both four; Dan Aubel, three; Shane Osier and John Murray both two; and Kyle Durkee one.

In the early game between the Mustangs and Eagles, Mount View led 17-16 after the first quarter, but Ellsworth rallied to take a 38-28 lead at intermission and a 63-44 edge after three quarters.

Ryan Petros, despite not playing much of the first half due to foul trouble, poured in 27 points to lead Ellsworth. Also scoring for the Eagles were Andrew Austin with 17 points; Cote Card, 13; Brad Folmer, eight; Tyler Palmer and Jordan Carter, both six; Ross Saunder, four; Thomas Sawyer, two; and Zach Emeigh, one.

For Mount View, Zach Babin turned in a strong 16-point effort, while Dylan Keller added 14; Jason Hughes, 13; Tim Alton, nine; Michael Cochrane, eight; Erick Nealley and Colby Blanchard, both two; and Jalen Babin, one.

More in-depth stories on both games, along with photos from each contest, will appear later.

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