PORTLAND, Maine — Aroostook County stars Kolleen Bouchard of Houlton and Emily Wheaton of Presque Isle are among the three finalists for the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches Miss Maine Basketball Award.
The MABC and Maine McDonald’s owner/operators, who sponsor the Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star Games, made the announcement on Tuesday.
Wheaton and Bouchard are joined by Page Brown of Boothbay Region High School in the quest for the Miss Maine Basketball honor.
Taylor Schildroth of George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill, Ian McIntyre of Hampden Academy and Portland’s Terion Moss were chosen as the finalists for the Mr. Maine Basketball award.
Mr. Maine Basketball and Miss Maine Basketball are bestowed upon the top senior players in the state, regardless of class, and recognizes their contribution to their team and basketball in the state of Maine.
The six finalists will be honored and the two award winners will be announced at the Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star Awards Banquet on Friday, March 9 at the Anah Shrine Hall in Bangor.
The award winners are chosen by a committee of former high school coaches, current college coaches and members of the media throughout Maine.
The All-Star Awards Banquet will also recognize All-Star players, All-Star coaches, members of the All-State Academic teams, Regional Foul Shooting Champions, the Maine McDonald’s Spirit of the Game Award recipients, and the MABC Contributor Award and Media Award honorees.
The 2018 Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All Star Basketball Games presented by Bangor Savings Bank will be held on Saturday, March 10, at Husson University in Bangor. Teams split into North and South regions will compete in two boys games and two girls contests in Classes AA, A and B and in Classes C and D.
The 2018 All-Star Games mark McDonald’s 30th consecutive year as lead sponsor of the event. Net proceeds from All-Star Weekend benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine. Last year’s All-Star Weekend raised a record $47,895 for the organization.