Tuesday, 14 February 2017 22:24

No. 8 Gardiner holds off No. 9 Brewer in A North prelim

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GARDINER - Battles between the No. 8 and No. 9 seeds in the preliminary round of the state basketball tournament rarely disappoint, and that was the case Tuesday night between Brewer and Gardiner.


The Tigers turned a narrow one-point lead at the half into a 63-50 win at home, advancing to face No. 1 Messalonskee in the quarterfinals.

Jon Alba

Anchor/Sports Director
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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 [email protected] or on Twitter @JonAlba.