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Portland Sports Roundup


Portland Sports Roundup

Waynflete seeks spring coach

Waynflete School is looking for a middle school boys' lacrosse coach for the upcoming spring season. The season begins in early March and runs through the end of May. FYI,

Hot Shot competition upcoming

The Maine Recreation and Parks Association/Red Claws Hotshot basketball skills competition for ages 9-15 will be held Sunday at the Reiche School. There will be three different age divisions, 9-and-10, 11-and-12 and 13-14-15. Girls begin at 10 a.m. Boys at 11:30 a.m. The competition involves shooting from five "hot spots" and tests the contestants speed, shooting, dribbling and rebounding. This is a free event, but registration on the day of the competition is required. FMI, 756-8275 or

Longest running 3-on-3 benefit tournament seeks teams

The Swish-Out and Junior Swish-Out, Maine's longest running, continuous 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which benefits the Maine Children's Cancer Program, will be held Sunday, Feb. 10. The co-ed, double elimination program is seeking teams to take part. It is open to adults 18 and older. The entry fee is $100 per team. FMI, 773-5671, ext. 273, or

SMCC teams bested by rival NHTI

Both Southern Maine Community College basketball teams suffered frustrating losses to rival New Hampshire Technical Institute last Tuesday. The women fell, 73-59, despite Esther Palmieri's 13 points and 12 points from Tiana Burton. The men lost for the first time this semester, 78-65. Emmanuel Donalson had a team-high 21 points in defeat. Former Deering High standout Jon Amabile added 16. Saturday, the women bounced back with a 75-60 overtime win over Vermont Tech. Alicia Hoyt led the Seawolves (11-6 overall, 6-3 in the Yankee Small College Conference) with 22 points, while Palmieri added 21. The SMCC men dropped another tough one, 77-70, despite 23 points from Amabile. The Seawolves fell to 16-5 (10-2 in conference). Both SMCC teams are at Eastern Maine CC Wednesday.