Saturday February 19, 2011 | 05:25 PM

Leavitt High's boys' basketball players wore warm-up t-shirts with "Daigle 33 RIP'' on the back.

That was in honor of Madison Daigle, a Leavitt High student who was killed in a car crash last fall.

"He would have been a senior with these boys,'' said Coach Mike Hathaway.

EVERYONE SEEMED to be having trouble shooting foul shots at the Expo. Even Cape Elizabeth's Theo Bowe missed three, including two in overtime.

"Just a bad foul shooting day overall,'' said York's Aaron Todd, who missed five of six. "I've never done that. We work hard at them all the time. Maybe it's just this first game.''

York's Kyle Robinson did hit 5 of 5 in the decisive fourth quarter of a 52-47 win over Leavitt. That came after he missed two in the third – including an airball.

"Real nervous,'' said Robinson. "Then I said, 'this is just like any other gym.' ''

DON CROSBY and Malcolm Merrill, teammates on Cony's first Class A championship team in 1966, were at the Augusta Civic Center watching the Eastern Class A tournament.

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