BANGOR- Chris Hudson scored 25 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the Hodgdon Hawks to a 49-37 victory over Southern Aroostook in the Maine Principals' Association class D boys Eastern Maine title game on Saturday morning at Cross Insurance Center.
It is the first title in class D for Hodgdon and their third regional title overall.
The Hawks won back to back state championships as a class C school in 1995 and 1996.
Cameron Landry gave Southern Aroostook a 2-0 lead.
That would be the only lead of the game for the Warriors.
Hudson scored five points to spark a 7-0 run that gave the Hawks a 7-2 lead.
Hodgdon (19-3) held a 17-11 after the first quarter.
Hudson scored six second quarter points as the Hawks took a 28-20 lead going into halftime.
Southern Aroostook scored the first five points of the third quarter. Jackson Mathers made a three pointer to cut the deficit to 28-25.
Hudson made a three pointer to cap a 7-0 run that gave the Hawks a 35-25 lead with 5:17 remaining in the third quarter.
The Warriors would not cut the deficit to fewer than five the rest of the way.
Hodgdon sealed the game when they went on a 14-0 run that extended until the 5:29 mark of the fourth quarter.
Hudson scored seven points during the big run for the Hawks, Devon Quint scored five points during the rally, including a three pointer that put the lead up to 49-30.
Hodgdon out-rebounded Southern Aroostook 25-13.
Hudson shot 10-16 from the field and 3-3 from the free throw line. He also added two assists, one steal, and one block.
Quint added 10 points and four rebounds.
Landry led the Warriors with 18 points. Nolan Altvater added nine points and three rebounds.
Southern Aroostook finishes the season with a 15-7 record.