SUBHEAD-SMCC splits with EMCC, swept by St. Joe’s
The Southern Maine Community College women’s basketball team had little trouble with visiting Eastern Maine CC Saturday in a 67-34 triumph. The Seawolves led 37-14 at the break and cruised to victory behind 17 points from Darcey Webster and 15 from Rachel Del Camp.
The men weren’t as fortunate, falling 105-103 in an overtime thriller. Coleman Findlay had 37 in a losing effort.
Sunday, the women (now 16-8) lost 62-58 to visiting St. Joseph’s College of New York despite 15 points each from Del Camp and Sonya O’Tash and 14 from Amanda Chandler. The men dropped an 84-78 decision to St. Joe’s. Coleman Findlay had 22 points and Matt Findlay added 20. The Seawolves (both teams) hosted Unity Thursday in the regular season finale.
SUBHEAD-Lavallee wins wrestling state title
Cape Elizabeth senior standout Nate Lavallee won the 285-pound Class A state championship last weekend in Augusta, pinning Cony’s Shawn White in less than a minute. Lavallee gave the Capers 24 points, which tied them with Marshwood for 11th place. Scarborough was 23rd with 1 point. Noble dethroned Massabesic, winning the crown with 170.5 points to 155 for the Mustangs.
SUBHEAD-Cape Elizabeth Nordic teams finish sixth at WMC meet
The Cape Elizabeth boys’ and girls’ Nordic ski teams took part in the Western Maine Conference championship races last week. The skate race took place last Wednesday at Pineland. The Capers boys had 105 points to finish sixth. Yarmouth was first with 27. Junior Bobby Yokabaskas was sixth on the 5-kilometer course in a time of 15 minutes, 24 seconds. The Cape Elizabeth girls were fourth with 69 points. Yarmouth was tops with 34. Junior Emily Attwood finished first individually in 16:23.
Saturday, in the classic race, at Starks Hill in Fryeburg, the boys had 108 points and were sixth. Yarmouth was again first with 21 points. Yokabaskas was sixth again in 15:57. The girls placed sixth with 94 points. Yarmouth won with 28. Sophomore Skyler Dunfey (12th, 19:43) was the top Caper. Overall, Cape Elizabeth’s boys had 213 points to place sixth. Yarmouth was first with 48. The Capers were also sixth in the girls’ competition with 163 points. Yarmouth won with 62.
SUBHEAD-Tucker’s Boardercross for Cancer this weekend
The fourth annual Tucker’s Boardercross for Cancer, a fundraiser for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program, which also honors the life of Yarmouth’s Tucker Olmsted, will be held Saturday and Sunday at Sunday River. The Olmsted family and MCCP have established a Special Purpose Fund, dedicated to research, development and promotion for complementing approaches in the treatment of cancer. Shirts and hoodies, raffle and auction items will also be available.
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SUBHEAD-USM baseball team hosting clinics
Coach Ed Flaherty and the University of Southern Maine Huskies baseball team will host a pitching, hitting and defense clinic Sundays Feb. 22 and March 1 at the Costello Fieldhouse on the USM Gorham campus. The pitching and defense clinics go from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hitting clinics are from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost of each session is $30. The full day is $50. Players ages 8 to 18 are welcome.
SUBHEAD-Lacrosse officials wanted
The Maine Lacrosse Officials Association is holding its annual men’s high school referee training program Feb. 22 and March 1 (with March 8 as a snow day) at North Yarmouth Academy. Officials are needed for boys’ lacrosse for the upcoming season.
SUBHEAD-South Portland coaching vacancies
South Portland High School is seeking an assistant boys’ outdoor track and field coach and a freshman football coach. The application deadline is Feb. 27.
SUBHEAD-Scarborough baseball/softball camps upcoming
The 12th annual baseball and softball spring training camp for 8-12 year old boys and girls will begin March 1 and will continue March 8, 15 and 22 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Wentworth Gym in Scarborough. Scarborough baseball coach Jim Cronin will direct. Cost is $45 for the four sessions.
There will also be the ninth annual baseball and softball skills camp for 5-8 year old boys and girls on the same dates and at the same location from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Scarborough softball coach Tom Griffin will direct. The cost for four sessions is $30.