South Sports Roundup

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SPNLL holding registration

The South Portland National Little League will hold its 2013 registration Saturday, Feb. 2, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Community Center, 21 Nelson Rd. Online registration is also available for all returning players ( First-time participants must have a birth certificate and proof of residency when signing up. Scholarships are available based on need. FMI,

Hot Shot competition upcoming

The Maine Recreation and Parks Association/Red Claws Hotshot basketball skills competition for ages 9-15 will be held Sunday at the Reiche School. There will be three different age divisions, 9-and-10, 11-and-12 and 13-14-15. Girls begin at 10 a.m. Boys at 11:30 a.m. The competition involves shooting from five “hot spots” and tests the contestants speed, shooting, dribbling and rebounding. This is a free event, but registration on the day of the competition is required. FMI, 756-8275 or

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

Mixed results for SMCC

Both Southern Maine Community College basketball teams suffered frustrating losses to rival New Hampshire Technical Institute last Tuesday. The women fell, 73-59, despite Esther Palmieri’s 13 points and 12 points from Tiana Burton. The men lost for the first time this semester, 78-65. Emmanuel Donalson had a team-high 21 points in defeat. Former Deering High standout Jon Amabile added 16. Saturday, the women bounced back with a 75-60 overtime win over Vermont Tech. Alicia Hoyt led the Seawolves with 22 points, while Palmieri added 21. The SMCC men dropped another tough one, 77-70, despite 23 points from Amabile. Wednesday, at Eastern Maine CC, the women prevailed, 77-50, behind Hoyt’s 17 points, to improve to 12-6 (6-3 in conference). The Seawolves men dropped a 64-60 decision, despite 16 points from Donalson and 15 from Amabile, falling to 16-6 (10-2 in conference). Both SMCC teams are home with Dean College Saturday. The annual alumni games will be contested beforehand.

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,

McAuley seeking lacrosse coach

Catherine McAuley High School needs a girls’ varsity lacrosse coach for the upcoming season. Past coaching and playing experience at the high school level is preferred. FMI, 797-3802, ext. 2052, or