South Sports Roundup

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Local hockey players named to All-State team

Scarborough forward Zach Pettingill and defenseman Connor Gullifer and South Portland forward Zach Griffin, defenseman Tommy Ellis and goalie Dominic Desjardins were named to the boys’ hockey All-State West region first team. Scarborough forward Jordan Bathe, defenseman Nick Bagley and goalie Doug Pitts and South Portland forward Robert Hannigan and defenseman Zach Horton made the second team. Scarborough’s Ryan Johnston and South Portland’s Josh Cobb were honorable mentions. Scarborough’s Norm Gagne was named Coach of the Year. Scarborough’s Andrew Talbot and South Portland’s Tommy Ellis qualified for the All-Academic team.

Cape football registration

Cape Elizabeth football is holding a registration night Thursday, April 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school cafeteria for youth, middle and high school players. The booster fee is $135. After July 1, the fee is $150. FMI,

Wins for SMCC baseball, softball

The Southern Maine Community College softball team swept visiting rival Central Maine CC in a doubleheader Saturday, 3-2 and 4-2. Becca Roberts hit a 3-run homer to help Kim Hunt (13 strikeouts) to a win in the opener. Hunt fanned eight in the nightcap and Roberts homered again, driving in three more runs. Sunday, the Seawolves split a pair with visiting Dean College, losing the opener, 10-2, then winning, 5-1, behind a solid start from freshman pitcher, Casey Garrapy. SMCC returns to action Saturday with a doubleheader versus Briarcliffe College. On the baseball side, SMCC won three of four last weekend, sweeping CMCC and splitting a pair with Dean College. Scott Madden had four hits and three RBI and Tyler Kelley had four hits and two runs driven in versus CMCC. Both Kelley and Madden had four hits in the split with Dean College. C.J. Giles and Donnie Cray earned wins versus CMCC. Dan French earned the lone victory against Dean. The Seawolves are 8-12 on the season.

SP coaching vacancies

South Portland High School is seeking junior varsity girls’ soccer, JV baseball, JV softball and JV boys’ lacrosse coaches. Mahoney Middle School needs an assistant indoor track coach and a boys’ lacrosse coach. FMI, 767-7705.

SPNLL seeks umpires

The South Portland National Little League is seeking volunteer umpires for baseball and softball. Those interested are invited to attend the 2011 State O’Maine Little League Umpire Clinic Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Windham. FMI, 767-4681 or

Senior Softball League seeks new team

The Greater Portland Senior Men Softball League seeks players for a new team to join the league. Must turn 50 before the end of 2011. Special rules help avoid injuries. Recent experience not necessary. FMI,, 799-3222 or