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The Rebound • March 2018

Volume 4, the March, 2018 edition of The Rebound has been published. In it, MABC President Peter Murray shares valuable information and resources that address issues that basketball coaches are faced with during the season. He also does a nice wrap up of the McDonald's All Star Weekend and shares some information about the Fall Showcase, a new event spearheaded by TJ Maines in the Fall of 2017. Click here to download.

Butterfield and Archer Are 2018 Foul Shooting Champions

kaeti butterfield ft champ 2018 1Four boys and four girls came together at the 2018 Maine McDonald's Senior All-Star weekend to vie to be crowned State of Maine Foul Shooting Champions prior to the All-Star Contests in Newman Gymnasium at Husson Universary on March 10th. Monmouth Academy's Kaeti Butterfied, winner of the Central Division, drained an amazing 49 of 50 shots to capture the championship for the girls. Emily Wheaton of Presque Isle HS and Meghan Graff of South Portand HS each made 46/50, while East Region Champion Chelsea Crockett of Nokomis made 44.

colby archer ft champ 2018 1In the boys competition, Colby Archer of Old Town HS and Nicco Pitre of Falmouth HS tied with 48/50 to force a best of 10 shootout. Pitro, who had made all 50 of his shots in capturing the South Region Championship hit 8 of 10 shots. Archer then drained 9 of 10 to win the State Crown. Central Region Champion Marshall Doyon of Mt. Blue sank 43/50 of his free throws while Reece Dannenberg of George Stevens Academy dropped in 37.

Congratulations to all the competitors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bouchard & Moss Named Miss/Mr. Basketball

Kolleen Bouchard of the Houlton High School Shiretowners was named the 2018 Miss Maine Basketball at the Maine McDonald's Senior All-Star Banquet in Bangor on March 9th. Bouchard, who led Houlton to State Championships in 2015 and 2016 and regional titles in 2017 and 2018. She is the second member of her family to be named the outstanding MABC player of the year. Her brother Kyle was names Mr. Basketball in 2015. Kolleen plans to attend Bentley College in the fall. Other Miss Maine finalists were Page Brown of Boothbay Regional High School and Emily Wheaton of Presque Isle High School.

Terion Moss of the Portland High School Bulldogs earned the title of Mr. Maine Basketball for 2018. The 5 foot 10 inch guard averaged 19.9 points, 4.6 assists and 4 rebounds and 2.9 stals this past season. He is the two-time Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year. He took the awards presentation as an opportunity to announce his verbal commitment to play for the Universtiy of Maine next season. Moss led Portland to State Class AA Championships in 2016 and 2017 and a 17-1 regular season record this past season. Taylor Schildroth of George Stevens Academy and Ian McIntyre of Hampden Academy were the other two finalist. 

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Hart and Halligan Among 2018 Milestone Honorees

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Jeff Hart and Dave Halligan are among an elite group of coaches who have reached major milestones during the 2017-18 basketball season. Hart, the coach of the Camden Hills Regional High School boys, and Halligan, coach of the boys from Falmouth High School, each earned their 500 career win this past season.

Other coaches of distinction are Joe Russo of Portland HS with 400 wins, joe russo 400 winsand Mark Reed (Hermon HS), Shawn Graham (Houlton HS), Michael Leblanc (Skowhegan HS) and Ryan Casey (Mountain Valley HS) with 200 wins each. 

Click here for a complete list of this year's honor roll coaches.