Frederick "Smokey" Lawrence passed away at the age of 72 on September 19th, 2012. He had such a impact on youth sports in Eastern Maine, that Brewer High School has held a preseason tournament named after the popular figure for 8 years.

The 8th Annual Smokey Lawrence Tournament was held at Brewer High School on Saturday, December 4th featuring the Brewer Boys and Girls, the John Bapst Girls and Boys, Central Boys and Girls, Orono Boys and Girls, Lewiston Boys and Winthrop Girls.

Results of the Tournament are as follows

  • Game 1 Brewer Boys 54 John Bapst 33
  • Game 2 Brewer Girls 23 John Bapst 22
  • Game 3 John Bapst Boys 54 Central 44
  • Game 4 Central Girls 35 John Bapst 23
  • Game 5 Orono Boys 48 Central 25
  • Game 6 Central Girls 37 Orono 26
  • Game 7 Brewer Boys 51 Orono 31
  • Game 8 Brewer Girls 52 Orono 28
  • Game 9 Brewer Boys 67 Lewiston 56
  • Game 10 Brewer Girls 57 Winthrop 44

In the final Brewer Boys game vs. Lewiston Brewer led 15-10 at the end of the 1st Quarter, 30-23 at the end of the 1st Half an 52-37 at the end of the 3rd Quarter before winning 67-56

In that game Aaron Newcomb led the Witches with 25 points. Brody Saunders had 18 points and Brock Flagg finished with 14 points. The Witches had 9 3-pointers in the contest. Newcomb had 6 3's, Saunders had 2 3's and Flagg 1 3-pointer.

The Witches will host Ellsworth on Tuesday, December 7th in preseason games, with the Girls playing at 5 p.m. and the Boys at 6:30 p.m.

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