Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Maine Association of Basketball Coaches, in conjunction with the Maine McDonald’s Restaurants, announced the candidates for Mr. and Miss Basketball along with the teams for the McDonald’s All-Star games in ceremonies Wednesday in Portland and Bangor.
There are 10 semifinalists each for Mr. and Miss Basketball. The six finalists (three girls, three boys) will be announced after the high school basketball tournaments.
The Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star games will be played March 10 at Husson University in Bangor. The McDonald’s All-Star banquet, where the Mr. and Miss Basketball winners are announced along with other awards, will be Friday, March 9, at Husson’s Newman Gymnasium.
The ten semifinals for Miss Basketball are:
Alexa Coulombe, McAuley; Mia Diplock, Cony; Ella Ramonas, Deering; Amanda Hotham, Fort Fairfield; Carylanne Wolfington. Hall-Dale; Adrianna Newton, Leavitt; Alanna Vose, Medomak Valley; Amanda Johnson, Skowhegan; Selena Lorrey, Traip Academy; and Megan Gribbin, Windham.
The 10 semifinalists for Mr. Basketball are:
Pat Stewart, Bangor; Bobby Cote, Biddeford; Cole Libby, Bonny Eagle; Louie DiStasio, Cheverus; Cody St. Germain, Dirigo; Christian McCue, Hampden Academy; Jordan Hersom, Leavitt; Cam Sennick, Mt. Blue; Josh Britten, Yarmouth; and Liam Langaas, York.Tweet
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Paul Betit is an Augusta native and graduate of the University of Maine. He has covered Maine high school sports for more than 30 years and is entering his seventh season as a beat writer covering the Portland Pirates. In his spare time, Betit writes mystery-suspense novels. Occasionally, he tries to sink his second career hole-in-one.
Glenn Jordan came to Maine in 1994 to cover the nascent Portland Sea Dogs. After eight baseball seasons and three children – the last two within 18 minutes of each other – he became a part-time writer. Among the sports he covers are now are tennis, skiing, swimming and running. He has a degree in philosophy from Dartmouth, a decent forehand and a penchant for checkers.
Mike Lowe is a Massachusetts native who feels he's lived long enough in Maine (since 1982) to have roots here. He graduated from Boston University and has worked in New Hampshire and Maine, covering everything from the Little League World Series to the Summer Olympics. When he has free time – Ha! – he likes to read, collect comic books and watch the grass grow from his hammock.