Top players shine at Aroostook County Senior All-Star Games
Many of the top high school basketball players in northern Maine gathered on the court one final time on Wednesday night for the 29th Aroostook County Senior All-Star Games in Caribou.
In the boys game, Team Gray rode 18-point performances by Austin Findlen of Caribou and Nick Brewer of Houlton to a 119-92 victory over Team Red.
In the girls contest, Ashlee Harris of Central Aroostook tallied 18 points as Team Blue downed Team Pink 54-41.
Proceeds from the games benefit the Aroostook League Scholarship Fund. Last year, the Aroostook League presented $4,000 in scholarships to graduating student-athletes.
Brewer and Findlen spearheaded a balanced and deep performance by Team Gray in the boys game. Isaac Potter of Greater Houlton Christian Academy, Jayden Burpee of Southern Aroostook in Dyer Brook and Sabre Phelps of Woodland scored 14 points apiece for the winners. Gavin Gardner of Woodland chipped in with 12 points.
Ben Thomas of Central Aroostook in Mars Hill scored a game-high 20 points, including six 3-pointers, to pace Team Red. Caleb Delisle of Fort Kent netted 14 points and Jonah Hudson of Presque Isle added 13.
Team Red (92)
Ben Thomas 7-0-20, Isaac Currier 2-0-6, Caleb Delisle 5-2-14, Camden Jandreau 3-1-7, Austin Plourde 2-1-5, John McNally 2-0-4, Tristan Cyr 3-0-9, Trace Cyr 2-1-5, Jonah Hudson 5-0-13, Andrew Tuttle 4-0-9; Totals 35-5-92
Team Gray (119)
Austin Findlen 7-0-18, Isaac Potter 6-0-14, Cole Winslow 2-0-4, Nick Brewer 8-1-18, Nolan Porter 3-0-7, Jayden Burpee 7-0-14, Garrett Siltz 4-0-8, Gavin Gardner 5-0-12, Tharen Hand 4-0-10, Sabre Phelps 5-4-14; Totals 51-5-119
3-pt. goals: Thomas 6, Currier 2, Delisle 2, Tri. Cyr 3, Hudson 3, Tuttle; Findlen 4, Potter 2, Brewer, Porter, Gardner 2, Hand 2.
Halftime: Gray 63-51
Team Blue 54, Team Pink 41
Ashlee Harris of Central Aroostook scored a game-high 18 points to lead Team Blue to a 54-41 victory in the 29th Annual Aroostook County Senior All-Star Game played Wednesday in Caribou. Kassidy Mathers of Southern Aroostook added 11 for Team Blue. Leah Gendreau of Van Buren led Team Pink with 13, with Alyssa Banville of Wisdom pitching in with 9.
Team Pink (41)
Olivia Tardie 2-0-4, Hannah Daigle 1-0-2, Mikayla Pelletier, Kora Lambert 2-1-5, Jenna Dugal 2-1-5, Brianne Thibeault, Molly Kingsbury 1-0-3, Madison Michaud, Leah Gendreau 5-1-13, Alyssa Banville 3-0-9; Totals 16-3-41
Team Blue (54)
Ashlee Harris 7-0-18, Annika Nickolas 1-0-2, Alexis Rodriguez 2-0-4, Mallory Gilman 1-1-3, Hannah Kyllonen, Kassidy Mathers 4-2-11, Katelyn Slauenwhite 1-0-2, Kylie Vining 2-0-5, Madison Greenlaw 2-0-4, Kassandra Farley 2-1-5; Totals 22-4-54
3-pt. goals: Kingsbury, Gendreau 2, Banville 3; Harris 4, Mathers, Vining
Halftime: Blue 34-11
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