BOYS A/B WEST TRIUMPHS AT 2014 MAINE McDONALD’S® HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ALL-STAR BASKETBALL GAMES; Nick Burton of Falmouth H.S. takes Slam Dunk Competition title.

BANGOR, Maine (March 8, 2014) -- Today, the Boys A/B West Senior All-Star Team took it to the hoop and defeated the Boys A/B East All-Star Team by a score of 143-115  at the Maine McDonald’s® High School Senior All-Star Basketball Games held at Husson University in Bangor.

Jayvon Pitts-Young of Portland H.S and Jake Moody of Wells H.S. led the way for the West with 20  points each .  Dustin Cole of Bonny Eagle had 19. Leading the East scoring was Zachary Gilpin of Hampden Academy with 26 points  followed by Tyler Thayer of Herman H.S. with 20 points.

Nick Burton of Falmouth H.S. won the Slam Dunk Competition earlier in the day.

The 2014 All-Star Basketball Games marks McDonald’s 26th year as lead sponsor of this event. The Maine McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association, works with the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches and these sponsors who make the event possible: Dr Pepper, Maine Athletic Fundraising, H.O. Bouchard Inc. Transportation, Hannaford, Hancock Lumber, McCain Foods, WLBZ-2, Bangor and WCSH-6, Portland. In-kind sponsors include Coastal T-Shirts, Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper, Hershey’s, Holiday Inn Bangor, Sign Shack of Maine and Bronson Audio/Visual.

Net proceeds from the Games benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities®  (RMHC) of Maine.  RMHC of Maine is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help Maine children lead happier, healthier and more productive lives.  Since it was founded in 1989, RMHC of Maine has granted more than $2 million to local children’s programs that have made a measurable impact in our community. Visit for more information.