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North Sports Roundup

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North Sports Roundup

Falmouth players help hockey to team to NE title

Falmouth's Jacki Aaskov and Saundrine Lanouette helped the Biddeford U-19 Lady Breakers hockey team to a New England championship last weekend. The Breakers downed Rhode Island 3-1 Sunday to advance to the Tier 2 national championships in Lansing, Mich., in early April. Lanouette made 20 saves. Aaskov scored the game-winner in a semifinal round win over a team from Connecticut.

Falmouth racewalker competes at Nike championships

Falmouth's Charlie Swerdlow was sixth at both the recent National Scholastic Indoor Championships in New York City and the Nike Indoor championships in Boston. Swerdlow earned his third All-American award in the process.

Volleyball team competes in first tournament

The Portland North 18 Gold Junior Olympic volleyball team, featuring Falmouth's Kate Sparks, Emma Wilberg and Alyssa Yeung, Greely's Erin Cadigan, Michaela Campbell and Sara Warnock and Yarmouth's Kate Darrell, hosted a tournament against teams from New England on March 7 at St. Joseph's College. The Gold team went 4-2 and advanced to the semifinals before losing to a squad from Newton, Mass. Gold finished in a third-place tie.

Lacrosse stringing clinics continue

Atlantic Sportswear's new lacrosse retail store LAXPROS will host a men's stringing clinic Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Clinics are held at 36 Waldron Way in Portland. FMI, steve@laxpros.com or laxpros.com.

Boys' lacrosse clinic upcoming

Laxpros and North Yarmouth Academy are hosting a free boys' youth lacrosse coaches' clinic Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at NYA's gymnasium. The clinic is designed to help youth and middle school coaches understand the basics of lacrosse as well as new drills and techniques. FMI, bmeyers@nya.org.

Maine Premier Soccer offering camp dates

Maine Premier Soccer has announced camp dates for April and this summer, including residential, high school and goalkeeper. FMI, 878-5780 or mainepremiersoccer.com.

Casco Bay Sports offering spring leagues

Casco Bay Sports is offering soccer, flag football, softball and dodgeball leagues this spring. A co-ed Monday night 6-on-6 soccer league starts April 12. A Thursday night league begins May 6. A Sunday 11-on-11 league begins May 2. A spring 6-on-6 flag football league starts April 11. A Sunday softball league begins May 2. A weeknight league commences May 3. Co-ed dodgeball has divisions playing Tuesday (starting April 20), Wednesday (April 21) and Thursday (April 29). FMI, cascobaysports.com.

Yarmouth Rowing Club holding spring meeting

The Yarmouth Rowing Club will hold its spring meeting for adult rowers and coxswains Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Yarmouth High. FMI, ccstockly@gmail.com.

Yarmouth seeking coaches

Yarmouth High School is seeking an assistant girls' lacrosse and a junior varsity softball coach for the spring season. Aditionally, there are openings for girls' varsity basketball and boys' junior varsity basketball. FMI, 846-2329.

Falmouth sports fundraiser dance upcoming

The fourth annual Falmouth Sports Fundraiser Dance will be held April 9 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland, featuring the music of the Tony Boffa Band. Tickets are $20 per person and need to be purchased in advance by calling 838-8130, 415-7707 or 871-0147. There will be munchies, a cash bar, door prizes, a live auction and two very special guests.