Portland Sports Roundup

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Portland women top finisher at Peaks to Portland

Portland’s Pam Torrey was the top female finisher at the 32nd Peaks to Portland swim Saturday morning. Torrey had a time of 50 minutes, 14.5 seconds. The swim raises funds for the Cumberland County Civic Center YMCA’s financial assistance program.

Locals compete in field hockey all-star game

Cheverus’ Sarah LaQuerre, Deering’s Caley Presby, Portland’s Raechel Allen and Kylie Dalbec and Waynflete’s Rosalind Gray-Bauer competed for the West in the Maine Field Hockey Association all-star game Saturday at Colby College. The West lost to the East, 3-2.

New coaches named at PHS

Portland High School has named Arthur Mosen as its new varsity girls’ soccer coach for this fall and Chad Hart as the new boys’ ice hockey coach for the upcoming winter season.

Soccer official course

The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials, which provides officials too schools in York and Cumberland Counties, is conducting a basic soccer officials’ course Aug. 5, 8, 12, 15, 19 and 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Aug. 18 at a time to be announced at the Gorham Municipal Center. FMI, dennisc@gorhamschools.org or wmbaso.org/become_official.

MPL offers year-round lacrosse

The Maineiax Lacrosse Club, formerly Maine Premier Lacrosse, is Maine’s first year-round lacrosse club. The club is run by boys’ director Sam Lane, the head men’s lacrosse coach at the University of Southern Maine and girls’ director Lauren Reid, formerly of Deering High and currently the head women’s coach at USM. Offerings include club teams, recruiting services, camps, leagues, private lessons, instruction and clinics for boys and girls ages 9-18. The club is based at the Portland Sports Complex, where fall and winter programs, along with private lessons, clubs and tryouts will be held. Rec camps in Gorham, Wells and Lewiston are also upcoming this summer. FMI, maineiax.com.

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