Friday, April 18, 2014
Minutes after helping Forest Hills earn a Western D semifinal win over A.R. Gould, senior Evan Worster heard some more good news. Worster, who set Forest Hills’ career scoring record earlier this season, was named a semifinalist for Mr. Basketball.
“I’m very honored. It’s an award not just for me, but for the team,” Worster said.
Spencer Carey of Lawrence also is a semifinalist for Mr. Basketball. Josie Lee of Cony was named a semifinalist for Miss Basketball.
Joining Worster and Carey are Anthony DiMauro (Boothbay), Quin Leary (Edward Little), Charlie Fay (Falmouth), Garet Beal (Jonesport-Beals), John Murray (Medomak Valley), Garrett Libby (Old Town), Mitchell Worcester (Washburn) and Aaron Todd (York).
Joining Lee as semifinalists for Miss Basketball are Jordan Knowlton (Camden Hills), Lauren Crane (Dexter), Kristin Ross (Gorham), Sydney Hancock (Lake Region), Kristen Anderson (Leavitt), Jillian Woodward (Orono), Chandler Guerrette (Presque Isle), Martha Veroneau (Waynflete), and Emily Campbell (York).
Three finalists for each award will be named after the high school tournaments are complete. The winners will be announced at the annual Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star banquet at Husson University in Bangor on March 8.
Travis Lazarczyk has worked at the Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal since 2000. He covers football, basketball and baseball. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/tlazarmaine