Bryce Lausier and Julia Colby have been named Mr. & Miss Maine basketball for 2020. The announcement was made at the McDonalds Senior All Star Banquet at the Anah Shrine Hall in Bangor, Maine on March 6th. Lausier, a 6'4" guard for Hampden Academy in Bangor, averaged 27.7 points, 5 assists, and 8 rebounds per game for the Broncos in his senior year. He was also the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Player of the year for 2019-20.
Lausier led Hampden to a 17-1 regular-season record and the top Heal Point seeding in Class A North. For his performance in the team's Northern title run, Bryce was named the outstanding player-sportsman of the regional tournament. He went on to score 23 points in the state championship game as Hampden Academy defeated York High School 65-56.
Colby, a 6'6" point guard for Oxford Hills High School, averaged 17.4 points, 3.1 assists, 3.6 steals, and 4.8 rebounds per game in her senior season. She was named a KVAC First Team All Conference All-Star and the Class AA North Player of the Year after while leading the Vikings to a 17-1 regular season record. The Viking senior led her team to Class AA state championships in her junior and senior years.
Colby was selected the outstanding player of the regional tournament for the second straight season in leading the Vikings to the AA North Championship. She then scored a game-high 22 points as Oxford Hills defeated South Portland 49-38 in the state final, their second straight state championship. She plans to attend New York Institute of Technology in the fall to study nursing and play basketball.