In the second game of the McDonald's Senior All-Star Weekend, the South Boys in the yellow uniforms were victorious, 149-128 in a high schoring Boys AA/A/B shootout. Because of the tight schedule with the presentation of awards, the three point and slam dunk contests were not held, but fans were treated to wealth of 3 pointes and thunderous dunks in this game. Leading the South in scoring was Morse High School guard Gabe Aucoin with 25 points, including 16 in the second half. Jake Stowell of Falmouth HS was the second leading scorer fo the South with 20 points. Marshwood's Aiden Sullivan added 16 points and Patrick McKenney of Medomak Valley HS with 15. Other top scorers for the South were Gray-New Gloucester's Jay Hawkes and Yarmouth's Peter Psyhogeas with 12 points each.
The depth and skill of the North offset an awesome display of shooting by Lewiston High School's 5'9" guard David Omasombo, who dropped in 7 shots from behind the 3-point line (6 in first half) enroute to his game high 31 points. Mr. Maine Basketball Finalist Hunter Curtis of Ellsworth HS scored 16 points and Cony guard Luke Briggs scored 14 for the North. Other top scorers were Wani Donato of Portland and Aaron Newcomb of Brewer each added 12 points. Foxcroft Academy forward Filip Brkic chipped in with 11.
The South led 73 t0 67 at the break.
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