February 23, 2018
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2013 Orono-Veazie Hoop Classic Boys Champions Crowned

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In Orono, Sunday February 23, the 5/6th grades Caravel boys and the 7/8th grades Coastal Thunder of Blue Hill prevailed pool play and elimination rounds to capture tourney reign.

Teams in the 5/6th level from MDI, Glenburn, Blue Hill, Caribou, Bucksport, Caravel, Fort Kent, and Gardiner met Saturday and Sunday to compete for the Orono-Veazie Tournament title. #2 pool B Fort Kent, upset MDI to face #1 in pool A Caravel Bobcats for the final. Caravel won in a tight game 51-42 over the Warriors of Fort Kent.

On the 7/8 Boys side, teams from Orono-Veazie, Corinth, Hermon, Calais, Blue Hill, Hampden, Caribou, and Dover Foxcroft battled in Saturday pool play. Pool play Saturday carried over to elimination Sunday. In the semifinal, Orono-Veazie won over Corinth in the ‘A’ pool to face the winner of the Blue Hill Coastal Thunder versus Hampden match up. Blue Hill Coastal Thunder won the semifinal game. Orono-Veazie and Blue Hill Coastal Thunder competed for the victory, Blue Hill Coastal Thunder coming out on top 58-34 to grab the tournament crown.

Tournament was hosted by the Orono Parks Recreation and the Veazie Recreation Departments.