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All star basketball games will tip off at MCC Wednesday night

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Nikki Sorgi doesn't like how her high school basketball career ended.

She'll get a chance Wednesday at Macomb Community College to erase those memories.

Her Ford Falcons lost to Cousino in a Class A regional semifinal, 56-44.

"I've kind of had a sour feeling in my mouth with how my basketball career ended," Sorgi said. "This is a great for me to have my last basketball games shared with one of my best friends Julie (Cianferra). It'll be good to go out on a good note."

Sorgi and her teammate headline a list of talented seniors from Macomb County that include Dakota's Emily Langolf, Roseville's Nija Collier, Lakeview's Nicole Austin, Eisenhower's Alexus Smith and Lutheran North's Ashley Thomas that'll take part in the girls All-Star game that tips at 5:30 p.m.

The boys will follow. Admission is $5.

"I was kind of shocked I was asked to play because basketball hasn't been my best sport," said Sorgi, who will play softball next season at Bowling Green University. "It's a great opportunity."

Sorgi's sister, Alex, also played in the all star game. Alex is playing softball at Bowling Green now.

"She didn't know many people on her team, but she said it was pretty cool to interact with players that had been her rivals for four years," Nikki recalled of when her sister participated in the game. "I'm excited for that experience alone."

On the boys side, three players from Ford - Alex Iafrate, Alek Ivanovic and Donnie Schuster - will take part.

Schuster had received a few scholarship offers to play basketball at Division 3 schools, but chose to attend Michigan State.

"It's going to be fun to play one last game with guys I've played with the last four years," Schuster said. "It'll be cool to play against some of the best players around."

Other boys participating include Sterling Heights' Shawn Kama, Lutheran North's Drew Arft, Warren Woods-Tower's Jauron Vicks, New Haven's Eric Williams Jr., Warren-Mott's Tyler Gillery, L'Anse Creuse North's Jeremy Scott, De La Salle's Ryan Anderson and Lakeview's Joe Charrette.

"You just go out there and play," Schuster said. "There are going to be a bunch of great players there. Just play your game, try your best and have fun."

Last Updated: 6/13/2017 10:23:30 PM EST