Five Town Basketball will hosts its high school basketball Summer Hoopfests on July 13-14 for boys teams and July 19-21 for girls teams.
The first Camden Hills Boys Summer Hoopfest will feature six teams. Fifteen games will be played at the Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport. The Camden Hills boys, led by coach Jeff Hart, will feature two squads, one varsity squad and one alumni/junior varsity team. Mount View of Thorndike, Skowhegan, Medomak Valley of Waldoboro and Lincoln Academy of Newcastle will round out the six-team field.
The 13th annual Camden Hills Girls Summer Hoopfest will feature 13 teams. Forty games will be played at Lincolnville Central School and Point Lookout in Northport. The Camden Hills girls, led by coach Marty Messer, will feature two squads, one varsity squad and one alumni/junior varsity team plus Gardiner, John Bapst of Bangor, Ellsworth, Maranacook of Readfield, Belfast, Mount View, Medomak Valley, Mount Desert Island and two-time defending Class B state champion Presque Isle will round out the 13-team field.
Proceeds from the Hoopfest support youth basketball programs in the Five Town region throughout the year. Five Town is a community school district that includes the towns of Appleton, Camden, Hope, Lincolnville and Rockport.
For more information, contact Andy Young at 323-1334 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boston team wins Noonan tourney
Twenty teams and more than 200 players competed in the Second Annual Clark Noonan Memorial Basketball Tourney over the weekend at Bangor High School.
Forty games were played as 20 teams took part in 30-pool play games on Friday and Saturday, followed by a 15-game single-game elimination tourney on Sunday.
The Shad Nation of Boston went 3-0 in pool play and 4-0 in the tournament to win the event as they defeated Radigan Mechanical of Hampden.
Former Bangor High star Zak Ray, former Valley of Bingham great Nick Pelotte and two college senior players from the Boston area paced the Nation. Joe Campbell, also a former Bangor standout and Ray’s teammate on the 2001 state-title team, played for Radigan in the final.
The McCue brothers, Jesse, Danny and Christian, all former Hampden Academy standouts, guided Radigan to the finals with a 6-1 record.
The money raised at the tourney goes toward a scholarship fund commemorating Noonan, a former Bangor High athlete who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in spring of 2012 while a sophomore at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish.