In the second game of the 2020 McDonalds Senior All Star Weekend, the high-scoring South AA/A/B boys defeated the North, 124-99. The South came out firing to open up a 64-49 halftime lead. Leyton Bickford, a 6’5” shooting guard/forward who averaged 19 PPG for Sanford HS, led the South with 11 first half points. Jackson Curtis of Ellsworth HS dropped in 9 points to pace the North in the first half.
The South continued its strong offensive display in the second half and closed out the game with a 60-53 second half for the victory.
The South was led by Mr. Maine Basketball finalist Logan Bagshaw, a 6’3” guard from Greely HS, who scored 20 points. Maxwell Murray of Kennebunk and Geremi Baez of South Portland HS each scored 19, while Bickford finished with 17. State Foul Shooting Champion Will MacDonald from York HS added 16 points and South Portland’s Pamba Pamba dropped in 11.
Curtis finished with 15 points on 5 three pointers to lead the North offense. Scoring 13 points each were Parker Deprey of Caribou HS and Mr. Maine Basketball Bryce Lausier of Hampden Academy. Other players scoring in double figures for the South were Max Cresser of Edward Little HS and Owen Williams of Maine Central Institute, who each scored 11.