Portland Sports Roundup
Portland kids win state foul shooting titles
Portland's Isabel Dawson (girls' 10-11 division) and Henry Westphal (boys' 10-11 division) were champions in Sunday's Elks state foul shooting contest, held in Bangor. Dawson and Westphal will compete in the New England shoot-off March 23 in Gorham. Also taking part Sunday was Portland's Luke McNabb, who came in second in the boys' 8-9 division.
Deering hires Moody as softball coach
Deering has hired John Moody as its new varsity softball coach. Moody coached Gray-New Gloucester to the Class B championship in 2001 and 2003 and most recently coached at Southern Maine Community College.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Mixed results for SMCC
Southern Maine Community College's basketball teams split at Eastern Maine CC Wednesday. The women prevailed, 77-50, while the men lost, 64-60. Saturday, versus visiting Dean College, the women's squad lost, 67-39, despite 12 points from Katryna Gilson to fall to 12-7 (6-3 in conference). The men were defeated, 69-60, their fourth straight loss. Emmanuel Donalson had 23 points as the Seawolves fell to 16-7 (9-2 in conference). SMCC is at Unity Wednesday and hosts U. Maine-Machias Saturday.