Portland Sports Roundup
PAYSA fall travel registration
There will be a registration and information night for the PAYSA fall travel soccer program Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Riverton School. Tryouts will be held Saturday, May 7 at Fitzpatrick Stadium. PAYSA fields travel teams for boys and girls in the U-10 through U-14 age groups. FMI, paysasoccer.com.
Local players named to boys' hockey all-state team
Portland defenseman Eddie Apon was named to the All-State, West region first team. Portland forward Bronson Guimond was a second team selection. John Gatti was an honorable mention. The Bulldogs also won the Sportsmanship Award. In Tier II/III, Deering forward Connor Petropoulos and Deering defenseman Kevin Crowley and Taylor Py made the all-star team. The All-Academic team included Portland's Anthony Bowden.
Wins for SMCC softball
The Southern Maine Community College softball team swept visiting rival Central Maine CC in a doubleheader Saturday, 3-2 and 4-2. Becca Roberts hit a 3-run homer to help Kim Hunt (13 strikeouts) to a win in the opener. Hunt fanned eight in the nightcap and Roberts homered again, driving in three more runs. Sunday, the Seawolves split a pair with visiting Dean College, losing the opener, 10-2, then winning, 5-1, behind a solid start from freshman pitcher, Casey Garrapy. SMCC returns to action Saturday with a doubleheader versus Briarcliffe College.
Waynflete youth lax clinic upcoming
Longtime Waynflete varsity lacrosse coaches Cathie Connors and Bob Johnson will be offering youth lacrosse clinics for boys and girls in grades 2-6 this spring at Waynflete's Fore River Fields. The first clinic is Saturday, April 30, from 10-11:30 a.m. FMI, 774-7863, email@example.com or waynflete.org/podium/default.aspx?t=123770.
Waynflete seeks field hockey coach
Waynflete School is seeking a varsity field hockey coach for the fall season. Experience coaching field hockey is required. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to athletic director Ross Burdick at firstname.lastname@example.org.