Maine High School Athlete of the Week: Tourney 2015 Edition [RESULTS]
This year's Eastern Maine high school basketball tournament has featured some great play from some talented student-athletes. From all those performances, we've narrowed it down to three boys and three girls who will vie for our McDonald's High School Athlete of the Week.
Here are our nominees in alphabetical order. You may vote once per hour in each poll until 5 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Dale and Clem will announce the winners on Friday's Morning Pitch.
Kolleen Bouchard of Houlton High School: The talented freshman helped the Shiretowners to their first Eastern Maine title since 1993. She scored 53 points in three games.
Nia Irving of Lawrence High School: The junior center was a key component in leading the Bulldogs to their first regional title since the Cindy Blodgett years. Irving scored double digits in all three games for a total of 70 points in the Eastern Maine tournament.
Mackenzie Worcester of Washburn High School: The senior helped the Beavers win their 5th straight Eastern Maine championship with her solid defensive play and offensive ability that accounted for 68 points.
Nick DePatsy of Medomak Valley High School: The junior helped lead the charge in the Panthers run to the Eastern Maine Championship with tough defense and an offensive game that that was instrumental in their success. DePatsy finished regional play with 51 points.
Nick Gilpin of Hampden Academy: Gilpin, a junior, scored 60 points in the Eastern Maine tournament including 23 in the win over Lewiston for the title. The Broncos have won four regional titles in a row with Gilpin playing a part in three of those championships.
Justin Martin of Winslow High School: Martin played a solid tournament despite coming up short in the regional title. The 6’6” center finished with 52 points in the final tournament of his high school career.