Winslow wins Classic, Bangor wins Rotary tourney
Winslow defeated Lincoln, 62-39, to win the boys 2019 junior high Boothbay Region YMCA Basketball Classic on March 3.
Lincoln advanced to the championship game with a 46-44 win over third-place finisher Medomak.
Winslow, with tournament MVP Andrew Poulin scoring 30 points, had sent Lincoln to the losers' bracket in game 11 of the 14-game tournament with a 65-51 win. Medomak advanced to the third-place game with a 56-51 win over Oceanside.
Boothbay, the host team, lost to Lincoln, defeated Five Towns, then got eliminated from the double-elimination tournament by Oceanside.
The all-tournament team included: Kayden Ames, Conner Wenners and Griffin Krystan of Boothbay; Hayden Jacques, Zeke Miller and Jack Elwell of Oceanside; Blake Morrison and Kevin Sincyr of Medomak; Jake Masters, Jack Duncan and Tucker Stiles of Lincoln; Jason Reynolds and Andrew Poulin of Winslow; Owen Smith of Lisbon and Isaiah Meklin of the Mariners.
In the 2019 girls junior high Rotary Tournament, also played the first weekend in March, Bangor defeated Oceanside, 43-22, in the championship game of the eight-team, double-elimination tournament.
Oceanside defeated third-place Augusta, 44-41, to advance against Bangor.
Bangor defeated Oceanside 47-29, in its opening game, defeated Georges River, 50-15 in its second game, and advanced to the championship game with a 37-20 win over Augusta.
Boothbay did not have a team competing in the tournament. Other teams competing included Camden and Maranacook.
Tournament MVP was Oceanside Audrey Mackie. She was joined on the all-tournament team by Natalie Kaler of Lincoln; Rose Jenkins of Maranacook, Ella Graffam of Camden, Caitlyn Lamb of Georges River, Maya Cannon of Medomak, Abby Waterman of Oceanside, Charlotte Harper-Cunningham and Amanda Trepanier of Augusta, and Abbie Quinn, Cassidy Ireland and Emilyn Streams of Bangor.