TURNER – Wentworth Woodworking and Run N’ Gun emerged in a tie for first place in the Leavitt Men’s Basketball League following Sunday’s games.

In an overtime thriller, the Woodworkers edged Liberty Mutual 83-77 as Robie Wentworth netted 25 points. Scott Bessey collected 19 for Liberty.

Patrick Dempsy poured in 27 points to lead Run N’ Gun to a 118-71 win over St. Hilaire Roofing. Mike Grahm registered 20 for the Roofers.

Wentworth and Run N’ Gun are now tied for the sunberth with identical 8-1 records.

In other action, Fitness World defeated Shooters 96-73 as Pat Blais popped in 24. Drew Leavitt paced the Shooters with 22.

Aaron St. Pierre torched the nets for 40 points as Ranor turned back Lloyd’s Land 96-83. Jerry Verrill netted 21 for Lloyd’s.

Feb. 11 schedule at Leavitt Area High School: 5:00, Wentworth vs Shooters (Run N’ Gun works as refs); Lloyd’s Land vs Fitness (Ranor Works); 6:30, Run N’ Gun vs Liberty Mutual (Wentworth Works); Ranor vs St. Hilaire (Fitness works).

Leavitt standings through Feb. 4.

Wentworth Woodworking 8 1

Run N’ Gun 8 1

Liberty Mutual 7 2

Fitness World 6 3

Ranor 4 5

Lloyds Land 2 7

St. Hilaire Contractors 1 8

Shooters 0 9
AAU tourneys set

The dates for the State of Maine AAU Basketball Tournament have been established.

The Girls State Tournament is set for April 22 (if needed) and April 27-29. The Boys State Tournament is scheduled for April 28-29 and May 5-6.

More information on the tourneys can be obtained by visiting www.maineaaubasketball.com, or call Lenny Holmes, state director, at 282-4005, extension 407.

Once again there will be an End of Winter League starting the week of Feb. 12 and running through March, 2 games each evening for school and AAU based teams, 5-9.

There will be an open tryout for any player seeking to play on a team (including Maine Hoops teams) at Howard Sports in Saco on Sunday, Feb. 25, the girls from 9-10:30 a.m., and the boys from 10:30 to 12:00. Coaches are invited to attend to look at potential players.

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