Friday, 17 February 2017 04:02

Bangor survives scare from Cheverus in Tourney opener

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AUGUSTA - The No. 5 Bangor Rams jumped to a big lead against No. 4 Cheverus in the Class AA North girls quarterfinals Thursday night, but saw it quickly slip away.

 

The Stags cut the score to just one late, but could not tie it up, ultimately falling in the final seconds 46-44. Bangor will now face No. 1 Oxford Hills in the semifinals.

Jon Alba

Anchor/Sports Director
jalba@wvii.com

Jon Alba joined ABC 7 and FOX 22 in September of 2015 to serve as sports director and anchor. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University, where he served as general manager of the school's television station Q30 Television for two years.

During his tenure, Q30 was named "College Television Station of the Year" by the College Media Association in 2014, and picked up additional national award recognition as well. Jon has been acknowledged by the Society of Professional Journalists for his commitment to sports journalism, including his investigative work while covering Quinnipiac Athletics.

Prior to moving to Maine, Jon was a lifelong resident of New Jersey. There, he formed a passion for covering sports, knowing since age 5 he wanted to tell stories for a living.

In the past, Jon has worked at MLB Network, alongside MLB Advanced Media. Additionally, his work has been featured on AOL Sports. He can be contacted at jalba@wvii.com or on Twitter @JonAlba.