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Shaw and Richards help Nokomis advance to Semi’s
February 17, 2013By Ryan Kimball of RK Sports Productions
Written by Matt Schilmoeller for RK Sports Productions
Matt Schilmoeller is a regular contributor to RK Sports Productions
Bangor - Junior guard Kelsie Shaw scored all 12 of her points in the fourth quarter to propel the #3 Nokomis Warriors over the #6 Belfast Lions 49-39 on Friday night at the Bangor Auditorium.
This is the last year the Eastern Maine high school basketball tournament is at the famous Bangor Auditorium.
Nokomis got off to a hot start, but Belfast kept the game close. The Warriors led 15-7 after one and 20-18 at halftime.
Belfast had some bright moments during the game cutting their deficit to five at the end of the third quarter.
Taylor Shaw led Nokomis with 13 points and Anna Mackenzie added 11.
The Lions fought tough throughout. Seniors Courtney Drinkwater and Lexi Nelligan led Belfast.
Nelligan scored a game high 20 points points and Drinkwater added 14. Katrina Lapham finished with three points and McKenzie Thibodeau chipped in with one point.
Belfast shot 64 percent (11-17) from the free throw line. Nokomis shot 88 percent (16-18) from the charity stripe.
Nokomis will face the #7 seeded Camden Hills on Wednesday afternoon at 2:05 p.m.