The Oak Hill and Cape Elizabeth girls tip off in a Class B South girls quarterfinal battle Tuesday at the Portland Expo. Credit: Cape Elizabeth High School | Twitter

The No. 7 Cape Elizabeth girls earned the first big upset on Tuesday, defeating No. 2 Oak Hill of Wales 34-26 in a B South quarterfinal battle at the Portland Expo.

The Oak Hill Raiders led early in the game, taking a 5-4 advantage at the end of the first. But Cape battled back to keep a lead at the end of every quarter the rest of the way.

Cape’s record improves to 9-10 on the season. Oak Hill’s year ends with a 16-3 record.

[Check out the latest B South girls tourney bracket standings here]

Cape will move to face Freeport in the semifinals on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Portland Cross Insurance Arena. No. 3 Freeport ousted Mountain Valley 49-37 in a prior quarterfinal match Monday to earn their spot.

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Lindsay Putnam

Lindsay Putnam is a senior editor for sports and features at the Bangor Daily News. Lindsay previously worked as an editor and reporter at the New York Post. She's a York Beach native and Colby College...