Hampden's Russ Bartlett, Winslow's Lindsey Welch and 18 other high school basketball coaches have been recognized by the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches with regional Coach of the Year honors.

Coaches will be honored as part of this weekend's McDonald's All Star Weekend in Bangor.

The awards banquet is Friday night and then a full day of all-star play is scheduled on Saturday. There will be four games featuring North Region vs South Region senior standouts. Plus there will also be a three-point contest, dunk competition and foul shooting championship.

North
Boys Girls
AA Todd Wing – Deering AA Nate Pelletier – Oxford Hills
A Russ Bartlett – Hampden A Keith Derosby – Messalonskee
B Brian McDormand – Old Town B Lindsey Welch – Winslow
C Dwayne Carter – George Stevens C Larry Gardiner – Fort Fairfield
D Kevin Reed – Bangor D Cliff Urquhart – So. Aroostook
South
Boys Girls
AA Bob Davies - Thornton AA Laughn Berthiuane – Gorham
A Todd Hanson - Brunswick A Rick Clark – York
B Rob Schmidt - Maranacook B Ryan Casey – Mt. Valley
C Jason Furbush - Madison C Mel Grant – Searsport
D Luke Hartwell – Valley D Heidi Deery - Rangeley