Bangor, Maine: Despite an outstanding display of long range shooting by Emme Poulin of Cheverus High School, the South AA-A-B girls were able to capture an 84-81 victory in the first game of the 2018 Maine McDonald's Senior All-Star Sunday at Husson University. Leading the way offensively for the South was Megan Graff of South Portland with 19 points. Poland's outstanding guard Nathalie Theriault showed a unique ability to get to the basket to score or dish to her teammates and finished with 15 points. Lake Region's Chandler True, who would later win the three-point competition, scored 13 points. Other players scoring in double figures were Miranda Montgomery of Marshwood HS with 12, Sabrina Armstrong of Brunswick HS with 12, and Scarborough High School's Sophie Glidden with 10.
Poulin drained seven 3-pointers on her way to 23 points. Other top scorers for the North were Grace Phillipon of John Bapst HS with 14 points, Allyssa Turner of Messalonskee HS with 12, and Presque Isle's Emily Weaton with 11.
The South led 46-33 at halftime and appeared to be on their way to a comfortable victory before the North mounted a late-game comeback, pulling to within 84-81 with 50.2 seconds remaining before the South held on for the victory.