Portland Sports Roundup

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Portland rugby team ties for 3rd in championships

The Portland “Power Pigs” boys’ rugby team tied for third at the recent New Hampshire/Maine championships, held Saturday in New London, N.H. In the first match, third-ranked Portland lost to eventual champion Seacoast, 22-10. Flanker and captain Jack McDonald (Cape Elizabeth) had both of the Power Pigs’ tries. In the consolation game, flyhalf Parker Doyon (Cheverus) kicked a penalty with two minutes remaining to help Portland salvage a 22-22 tie with Amoskeag. McDonald had two tries while outside center Max McDonald (Windham) scored the game’s first try. Doyon also added two conversion kicks. Portland ends its season with a record of 2-2-1. Any high school boy interested in playing rugby next season should visit, powerpigrugby.org/new_website/.

SMCC baseball ousted at national tournament

The Southern Maine Community College baseball team was eliminated from the USCAA national baseball tournament at the Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach. Saturday, the Seawolves fell, 9-0, to Rochester College. Sunday brought a 10-0 loss to Spalding University.

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