The 2013 Medomak Midcoast Madness basketball tournament is set to tip off Friday and Saturday, March 22-23. The event will feature a handful of talented seventh- and eighth-grade squads from throughout the Midcoast and beyond.

The round-robin tournament will feature 14 teams — eight boys and eight girls — and will play games at Medomak Middle School and Medomak Valley High School.

For girls, Camden 7th grade, Camden 7th/8th, Oceanside 7th/8th, Boothbay 7th/8th, Lincoln 7th/8th and host Medomak 7th/8th will participate, while for boys, Camden 7th/8th, Oceanside 8th, Coastal 7th, Coastal 8th, Boothbay 7th, Boothbay 8th and hosts Medomak 7th and Medomak 8th will participate.

The tournament will begin on Friday, March 22 at 5:15 p.m. with games at both sites, while the championship games will be held at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 at both sites after a full slate of games throughout the day.

The championship games will consist of the top two teams from each division with the best overall records. The girls championship will be played at MMS, while the boys championship will be at MVHS.

The following is a schedule of games:

Friday (MMS) — Boothbay 7th versus Camden 7th/8th (boys), 5:15 p.m.; and Boothbay 8th versus Oceanside 8th (boys), 6:30 p.m.

Friday (MVHS) — Medomak 7th versus Coastal 7th (boys), 5:15 p.m.; Medomak 8th versus Coastal 8th (boys), 6:30 p.m.; and Medomak 7th/8th versus Lincoln 7th/8th (girls), 7:45 p.m.

Saturday (MMS) — Camden 7th/8th versus Oceanside 7th/8th (girls), 9 a.m.; Boothbay 7th/8th versus Camden 7th (girls), 10:15 a.m.; Coastal 7th versus Boothbay 7th (boys), 11:30 a.m.; Coastal 8th versus Boothbay 8th (boys), 12:45 p.m.; Coastal 7th versus Camden 7th/8th (boys), 2 p.m.; Boothbay 7th/8th versus Oceanside 7th/8th (girls), 3:15 p.m.; Camden 7th/8th versus Lincoln 7th/8th (girls), 4:30 p.m.; Camden 7th versus Oceanside 7th/8th (girls), 5:45 p.m.; and championship game (girls), 7:15 p.m.

Saturday (MVHS) — Medomak 7th versus Boothbay 7th (boys), 9 a.m.; Medomak 8th versus Boothbay 8th (boys), 10:15 a.m.; Camden 7th/8th vs. Medomak 7th/8th (girls), 11:30 a.m.; Boothbay 7th/8th versus Lincoln 7th/8th (girls), 12:45 p.m.; Camden 7th versus Medomak 7th/8th (girls), 2 p.m.; Oceanside 8th versus Coastal 8th (boys), 3:15 p.m.; Medomak 7th versus Camden 7th/8th (boys), 4:30 p.m.; Oceanside 8th versus Medomak 8th (boys), 5:45 p.m.; and championship game (boys), 7:15 p.m.

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