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Scarborough wrestler wins state title

Scarborough’s Jeremy Sendrowski won the Class A state wrestling title at 113 pounds last week, beating Skowhegan’s Samson Sirois, 6-3, in the final. The Red Storm finished 12th as a team with 22 points (Marshwood was first with 183). 

Hockey season winds down

Scarborough’s girls’ hockey hoped to repeat as state champions this winter, but the Red Storm lost, 4-2, to Falmouth in the West Region Final last Wednesday. Scarborough got two goals from standout Sami Shoebottom, but it wasn’t enough as it finished the year 14-5-1. The boys’ hockey regular season was wrapping up at press time. Scarborough looks like it will finish second to two-time defending state champion Falmouth in Western A. The Red Storm improved to 10-4-3 after home wins last week over Falmouth (2-1) and Thornton Academy (3-1). Cam Nigro and Matt Caron scored against the Yachtsmen. Nigro, Jack Callahan and Colin Hayward had the goals versus the Golden Trojans. Scarborough closed the regular season at Cheverus Thursday. South Portland was sixth at 10-7 after an 8-4 home win over Marshwood/Traip, a 5-0 loss at Windham and a 3-1 home win over Windham. Andrew Whipple had six goals against Marshwood/Traip and added a pair in the win over the Eagles. The Red Riots hosted Noble/Wells in the regular season finale Thursday. In Western B, Cape Elizabeth was fourth at 8-8-1 after a 5-1 home loss to York Saturday. The Capers were hoping to lock up a home quarterfinal when they closed at Leavitt Wednesday. The playoffs begin with the quarterfinals next week.

SMCC wraps up superb regular season

The Southern Maine Community College men’s basketball team capped a regular season to remember last week by downing visiting rival Central Maine CC (90-74) and host Vermont Tech (68-54) to finish 21-2 (14-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference). Atencio Martin had 15 points in the win over CMCC. Martin had 20 more versus Vermont Tech. The Seawolves will be the top seed for the conference tournament and will open against Eastern Maine CC Friday in New Hampshire. The women finished 18-7 (11-3 in conference) following an 81-67 home win over CMCC and a 71-49 triumph at Vermont Tech. Against CMCC, Tiana Burton led the way with 21 points. Amira Jones had a team-high 13 points against Vermont Tech. Third-ranked SMCC played Vermont Tech again in the YSCC quarterfinals Thursday.

South Portland coaching openings

South Portland has several coaching openings, including junior varsity baseball, JV softball, middle school girls’ lacrosse, middle school boys’ lacrosse, middle school softball, varsity volleyball and JV volleyball. FMI, 767-7705 or [email protected].