The Midcoast Warriors girls basketball club will host a tournament in three Midcoast locations on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The tourney will feature four Midcoast Warrior teams and a selection of some of the better basketball teams in the state.

The MCW Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) teams are made up of players from schools in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties, with middle school and high school players from Rockland, Camden, Belfast, St. George, Thomaston, Appleton, Medomak Valley and Boothbay.

The April 9 games will be played at Camden-Rockport Middle School in Camden, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Point Lookout in Northport, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport, noon to 5 p.m. Of course, the number of venues are subject to change if fewer teams participate.

Admission, which is one time for all three venues, is $4 for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens.

Besides the local Warriors, the Icebreakers, Heat, Maniacs, Poland, Me Ballaz, Me Flash, Chillers, Auburn, Boothbay and Thundering Herd will participate.

The MCW club is a Level 3 AAU Club that operates out of Rockland. The MCW have four teams this season: 7th-McNichol, 8th-Billingsley/Gould, 10th-Hawkes and 12th-Dean.

Among some of the club’s highlights thus far this season have been the MCW 8th-grade team, coached by Greg Billingsley, won the Maine Open tournament in Orono; the MCW 12th-grade squad, coached by Missy Dean, won the YBOA Maine State tourney; and the 7th-grade team, coached by Dan McNichol, winning the Medomak March Madness event last month.

This year’s Warrior teams include:

12-grade Dean — Marina French and Taylor Porter of Camden Hills; Vanessa Davis, Lindsay Ranquist, Elise Wallace, Alanna Vose, Amanda Hendrickson and Ericka Christensen of Medomak Valley; Kennadi Grover of Georges Valley; and Megan Smith and Alexandra Andrews of Boothbay Region. The coach is Missy Dean.

10th-grade Hawkes — Sammie Griffin of Medomak Valley; Courtney Drinkwater, Katrina Lapham, McKenzie Thibodeau, Ashey Littlefield, Paige Proffitt and Lexi Nelligan of Belfast; Brooke Dugan of Rockland; Alex Clarke and Sarah Caron of Boothbay Region; and Katie Seekins of Hampden Academy. The coach is Ron Hawkes.

8th-grade Billingsley/Gould — Emily Gould, Peyton Billingsley and Ashley Gardner of Rockland; Lily Vachon of St. George; Jane van der Schaaf of Appleton; Macy Buck, Katie McMorrow and Eliza Boetsch of Camden-Rockport; and Hannah Marks and Hannah Heald of Medomak Middle School. The coaches are Greg Billingsley and Greg Gould.

7th-grade McNichol — Meghan McGonagle, Ari Curtis, Krisandra McNichol, Rachel Philbrook and Brianna Dugan of Rockland; Maddy Bowman, Abigail Matlack and Taylor Peasley of Camden-Rockport; Makenna Brooks and Kaylyn Grover of Thomaston; and Jill van der Schaaf of Medomak Middle School. The coach is Dan McNichol.

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