Tigers Advance to Quarterfinal

CALAIS — The Sumner Tigers upped their record to 12-3 and advanced to the Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinals with a 5-3 win over the Calais Blue Devils on Saturday.

Second-half goals by Gabe O’Brien and Tristan Rayner snapped a 3-3 tie and lifted the 10th-ranked Tigers to the win.

O’Brien, who has already set a new career scoring record for the Tigers, scored twice and had an assist on Saturday, pushing his season total to 31 goals.

Justin Chipman also had a pair of goals for the Tigers.

For Calais, Conor McCadden had a pair of goals, Jeremy Beers had one and Joe Mitchell had two assists.

The Tigers are slated to travel to Madawaska Wednesday to face the second-ranked Owls (11-0-2) in a Class C quarterfinal.

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Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]
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