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  • Saturday’s high school roundup: Top seeds reach singles tennis semifinals with ease
    Even though he didn’t lose a single game Saturday, Nick Forester has some things that he wants to focus on before the Maine Principals’ Association’s state singles tennis semifinals and final on Monday. Forester’s mental preparation may be a bit compromised on Sunday night, though. The top seed from Falmouth ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 26, 2018By Staff report
  • SMAA track: Thornton Academy sweeps titles
    SACO — When the Thornton Academy girls’ track and field team trailed by 17 points heading into the last few events of the SMAA championships Saturday, Coach Lisa Huntress wasn’t worried. “For us, it’s always that way,” Huntress said. “But we know we’re going to pack a punch at the ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 26, 2018By Taylor Vortherms
  • Falmouth girls, Cape boys win state Ultimate championships
    NEW GLOUCESTER — With mud on her legs and tears on her cheeks, Alyssa Drum of Falmouth agreed. Winning the Maine high school Ultimate championship was the best birthday present ever. “It’s just all the hard work that we’ve put in as a team together and they’re not only my ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 26, 2018By Steve Craig
  • WMC track: Cape Elizabeth’s Darcy Cochran sets two meet records
    NAPLES — Her arms may have failed Darcy Cochran, but never her legs. A sophomore from Cape Elizabeth, Cochran false-started before the 100-meter final of the Western Maine Conference track and field championships Saturday when she tipped forward from the blocks. “I had just run the 100 hurdles and I ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 26, 2018By Glenn Jordan
  • Cony girls race to KVAC Class B track and field championship
    TOPSHAM – The meet was coming down to the last event. With a good race, the Cony High School girls would be Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B champions. With a poor showing – or a stumble, a scuffle or a slip – it could be over in the blink ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 26, 2018By Drew Bonifant
  • Softball: Massabesic upends Gorham
    WATERBORO — Gorham senior pitcher Grace McGouldrick has been known to take over a softball game – both with her arm and with a bat in her hands. Friday afternoon, it was another senior pitcher who stole the show. Massabesic’s Cayleigh Morris allowed just six hits and drove home the ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 26, 2018By PAT McDONALD - Journal Tribune
  • Sidelines: Pole vaulting is like flying, for just a second
    TOPSHAM — Run. Plant. Jump. Fly. If you did the first three steps right, the fourth is what the pole vault feels like. “It’s the most amazing experience ever. You feel weightless. You’re just hoping you bend your body enough that you clear it,” Nicole D’Angelo, a senior at Maranacook ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 26, 2018By  
  • Video: Nicole D’Angelo wins KVAC pole vault title
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 26, 2018By  
  • Video: Jake Warn wins KVAC 100-meter title
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 26, 2018By  
  • Trojans hand Mustangs another 1-run loss
      SACO — If it wasn’t for bad luck, the Massabesic baseball team would have no luck at all. The Mustangs’ tough-luck season continued on Saturday morning as they dropped their eighth one-run game — this time a 5-4 loss to host Thornton Academy in eight innings. “This is our ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 26, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Mustangs rally on Senior Night
    Massabesic senior Cayleigh Morris (center) is congratulated by her coaches and teammates after she recorded a strikeout for the final out of Friday’s 2-1 win over visiting Gorham. PAT McDONALD/Journal Tribune WATERBORO — Gorham senior pitcher Grace McGouldrick has been known to take over a softball game — both with ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 26, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Locals still alive in state tennis tourney
    PORTLAND — The Maine Principals’ Association singles tennis tournament kicked off on Friday at Deering Oaks Park in Portland and three local players are still alive heading into the second day. Kennebunk/Wells’ Rosemary Campanella and Grace Campanella are the top two seeds in the girls tournament and both standouts dominated ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 26, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • High School Roundup: Wells baseball picks up 13th win
    POLAND — The Wells baseball team improved to 13-2 on the season with a 11-3 victory over Poland on Friday evening. Michael Wrigley smacked a three-run homer in the first inning to help the Warriors pick up the win. Wells, which had 17 total hits, was led by Tyler Bridge’s ... read more
    Source: The Journal TribunePublished on May 26, 2018By pmcdonald@journaltribune.com
  • Greely walks its way to win at Cape Elizabeth
    Greely senior A.J. Eisenhart (9) is congratulated after scoring the Rangers’ first run in Friday’s 7-2 win at Cape Elizabeth. Mike Strout photos. More photos below. BOX SCORE Greely 7 Cape Elizabeth 2 G- 000  122 2- 7 4 0CE- 101 000 0- 2 4 1 Bottom 1stWeare doubled to ... read more
    Source: The ForecasterPublished on May 25, 2018By Michael Hoffer
  • Friday’s high school boys’ roundup: Wells collects 17 hits, cruises to 11-3 baseball win over Poland
    POLAND — Michael Wrigley lined a 3-1 pitch for a three-run homer to drive in Cam Cousins and Tyler Bridge, who singled ahead of him in the first inning, as Wells topped Poland 11-3 Friday in baseball. Bridge was 4 for 5 to lead Wells (13-2), which had 17 hits. ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 25, 2018By Staff report
  • Friday’s high school girls’ roundup: Portland coach reaches milestone
    Jess Brown pitched a four-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts Friday, leading Portland to a 4-0 softball victory against Deering at Payson Park and giving Coach Robbie Ferrante his 250th career victory. Sydney Gilbert hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning for Portland (9-7). MacKenzie O’Donnell had a double for ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 25, 2018By Staff report
  • Boys’ lacrosse: Windham turns table on Portland
    WINDHAM — After losing at Portland in the season opener last month, Tyler Woolston of Windham stepped off the team bus at the high school, went to the practice field, turned on his car lights and shot at the goal for an hour. Friday night, Woolston scored twice in the ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 25, 2018By BRAD SPIEGEL - Special to the Press Herald
  • Girls’ lacrosse: Yarmouth overpowers Messalonskee
    WATERVILLE — The Messalonskee girls’ lacrosse team has built a winning tradition the past few seasons, appearing in three straight state championship games and winning it all in Class A in 2016. This year may prove a little more difficult despite a drop to Class B. The Eagles, with nine ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 25, 2018By Gary Hawkins
  • Local roundup: Monmouth softball rallies past Carrabec in 7th inning
    NORTH ANSON — Emily Kaplan and Mariah Herr each had RBI singles with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to help the Monmouth softball team rally past Carrabec 3-2 in a Mountain Valley Conference game Friday afternoon. Monmouth freshman Brooke Rooney tripled in her varsity debut. ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 25, 2018By staff report
  • Local roundup: Winslow girls lacrosse stays unbeaten
    BOOTHBAY — Taylor Rodriguez scored four goals and Silver Clukey added three to lead the Winslow girls lacrosse team to a 19-3 victory over Oceanside on Friday afternoon. Savannah Joler also had three goals while Sarah Stevens, Haley Grenier and Cassie McCaslin each had a pair for Winslow (11-0). ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 25, 2018By staff report
  • Greely strikes early, often in softball win over Cape Elizabeth
    CAPE ELIZABETH — All season Greely High’s softball team has got the most out of its offense in the late innings. Friday afternoon the Rangers took a different rout. Greely scored all its runs in the first two innings, sending 25 batters to the plate, to defeat Cape Elizabeth 15-6 ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 25, 2018By Mike Lowe
  • Waterville baseball improves playoff chances with win at Nokomis
    NEWPORT — As the final out was made, the Waterville Senior High School baseball team celebrated as if it had just earned a playoff win. That’s not what happened, but Friday’s 6-5 win at Nokomis pushed the Purple Panthers from the edge of the Class B North playoff picture on ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 25, 2018By Travis Lazarczyk
  • Lawrence softball improves playoff chances with win over Gardiner
    GARDINER — It was one of the biggest wins of the season for the Lawrence High School softball team. And the Bulldogs leaned on their battery to get it. Haley Holt led the way at the plate, Sam Marshall did the same in the circle and Lawrence came away with ... read more
    Source: CentralMaine.comPublished on May 25, 2018By Drew Bonifant
  • Baseball: Gray-New Gloucester continues late-season surge
    FREEPORT — The schedule facing the Gray-New Gloucester High baseball team going into the week was daunting, with games against three of the top four teams in the Class B South Heal points – Wells, York and Freeport. With the Patriots clinging to the 11th and final playoff spot, an ... read more
    Source: Press HeraldPublished on May 25, 2018By Bob conn - Times Record
  • Edward Little looks for sweep at KVAC track championships
    Edward Little’s girls’ team is looking to continue their undefeated season and defend their conference title at the KVAC track and field meet Saturday at Mt. Ararat High School. Last Saturday, the Red Eddies’ boys’ and girls’ teams both won the River City Rivals meet, which includes cross-river rival Lewiston, ... read more
    Source: Sun JournalPublished on May 25, 2018By Adam Robinson, Staff Writer