In Orono, for the 2013 Orono-Veazie Hoop Classic tournament series wrap-up on the girl’s side Sunday March 3rd- the 5/6th grade girls from MDI and the 7/8 girls Broncos team from Hampden prevailed the six-game ladder to clench championships this past weekend.
On the 5/6th side teams gathered from MDI, Winterport, Orono-Veazie, Gardiner, Brewer, Hermon, and St. George to compete for the tournament title.
#1 in the ‘A’ pool, MDI faced the #3B pool finalists Orono-Veazie for the championship game Sunday. MDI rallied for a 30-15 win over the Orono-Veazie 5/6 team.
On the 7/8 girl’s side, teams from Hampden, Lincoln, Caravel, Oceanside, MDI, Orono-Veazie, and Brewer met to battle for the weekend championship.
The final match-up on the 7/8 girls side were the Broncos of Hampden versus the MDI -A team of Mount Desert Island. In a point for point battle, Hampden stretched out the lead in the end of the second half for a victory over the MDI-A girls, winning by a score of 29-24.
The tournament was hosted by the Orono and Veazie Recreation Departments.