Local Maine McDonald's Owner/Operators and the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches (MABC) today announced semi-finalists for the 2012 Mr. and Miss Maine Basketball Awards, presented to one outstanding male high school senior and one outstanding female high school senior basketball player in the state. The award, the state's highest basketball honor, recognizes the players’ performances on the court, as well as their contribution to their teams and to Maine basketball.
The ten Miss Maine Basketball Semi-Finalists for 2012 are:
Alexa Coulombe, Catherine McAuley H.S.
Amelia (Mia) Diplock, Cony H.S.
Ella Ramonas, Deering H.S.
Amanda Hotham, Fort Fairfield H.S.
Carylanne Wolfington, Hall-Dale H.S.
Adrianna Newton, Leavitt Area H.S.
Alaina Vose, Medomak Valley H.S.
Amanda Johnson, Skowhegan Area H.S.
Selena Lorrey, R.W. Traip Academy
Megan Gribbin, Windham H.S.
The ten Mr. Maine Basketball Semi-Finalists for 2012 are:
Patrick Stewart, Bangor H.S.
Bobby Cote, Biddeford H.S.
Cole Libby, Bonny Eagle H.S.
Louie Distasio, Cheverus H.S.
Cody St. Germain, Dirigo H.S.
Christian McCue, Hampden Academy
Jordan Hersom, Leavitt Area H.S.
Cam Sennick, Mt. Blue H.S.
Josh Britten, Yarmouth H.S.
Liam Langaas, York H.S.
The six finalists (3 girls, 3 boys) for Mr. and Miss Basketball will be announced after the high school basketball state tournaments are complete. The award winners will be announced at the Maine McDonald's High School Senior All-Star Banquet on the evening of Friday, March 9, at Husson University's Newman Gymnasium. The All-Star players, All-Star coaches, members of the All-State Academic teams, Regional Foul Shooting Champions, Maine McDonald’s Spirit of the Game Award recipients and the MABC Contributor and Media Award honorees also will be recognized at the awards banquet.
The 2012 Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All Star Basketball Games will be held on Saturday, March 10, at Husson University's Newman Gymnasium. Tickets are good for all four games and may be purchased at the door on Saturday, March 10. Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and children. More information is available at www.mainemcdonaldsbasketball.org.
The 2012 All-Star Games marks McDonald’s 24th consecutive year as lead sponsor of this event. Net proceeds from the Games benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC)of Maine. Last year’s All-Star Weekend raised more than $15,000 for the Charities. RMHC of Maine is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help Maine children and families lead happier, healthier and more productive lives. Since its founding in 1989, RMHC of Maine has granted more than $1.8 million to local children’s programs that make a measurable impact in our communities. More information is available at www.rmhcmaine.org.
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