Josh Selby's 23-point final period couldn't overcome a poor start and now Maine must win twice in Texas.
The 26-year-old former seventh-round draft choice caught 21 passes for 235 yards and three touchdowns.ts
Under Mike Giordano, South Portland has qualified for the state tournament the last 13 seasons.
Bragging rights and recruiting are at stake when USM and Saint Joseph's meet on the diamond.
Tim Whitehead says he was disappointed but not surprised by the UMaine hockey decision.
The team enters its first playoffs with supporters who enjoy the proximity to potential future stars.
Last-place St. John's sweeps a two-game series, and Portland's loss enables Providence to clinch the division title.
Drake Britton wins a duel with another prospect, and Christian Vazquez homers.
Manny Machado hits a three-run shot in the ninth to stun the Sox and a less-than-sellout crowd.
Boston continues to appear destined for a No. 7 seed after losing its fourth of the last six.
The competition for that storied green jacket could give any golfer fits.
Jeff Gelinas of Thornton Academy, who will head to UMaine, is getting the ball over the plate.