The Monmouth Academy girls guard a Houlton player in the 2018 girls Class C state championship game. Monmouth won in 2018 but was ousted in the quarterfinals by NYA in 2019.

Third-seed North Yarmouth Academy defeated two-time defending state champs No. 6 Monmouth Academy 52-35 Tuesday morning in a C South girls quarterfinals matchup at the Augusta Civic Center.

NYA’s record for the season improves to 15-4. Monmouth Academy’s season ends at 15-5.

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

NYA will play again on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. when they face the winner of today’s match between No. 2 Winthrop and No. 7 Old Orchard Beach.

NYA did not make an appearance in the 2018 C South girls tournament. Monmouth won the girls Class C championship last year and in 2017.

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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...