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UMFK Summer Classic basketball on tap June 21-23

FORT KENT, Maine — The 2019 UMFK Summer Classic, which showcases some of the top girls and boys high school basketball teams throughout the state of Maine, will take place in Fort Kent this weekend, June 21-23, at both the UMFK Sports Center and Fort Kent Community High School.

Games began Friday afternoon, June 21, and will go on all day Saturday, June 22, starting at 8 a.m. all the way through 9 p.m., and most of Sunday, June 23, once again starting at 8 a.m. and wrapping up with championship games at 4 and 6 p.m. at UMFK.

This is the fifth season that UMFK Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Bird has organized the tournament. Last year’s tournament included Class D North girls champions, Penobscot Valley High School. Last season’s boys champions, Caribou High School, went on to win the Class B Boys state championship.

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