The Southern Maine Community College men’s basketball team opened the new year with a pair of home victories, 79-68, over Northern Essex and 102-82 over St. Joseph’s of Vermont. In the first win, Edwin Gonzalez went off for 24 points. Tyheem Simon had 18 points against St. Joe’s. The Seawolves (14-2 overall, 9-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference) hosted U. Maine-Augusta Wednesday, welcome Eastern Maine CC Saturday and play host to Northern Maine CC Sunday and Monday. The women fell to 9-7 (6-3 in conference) after home losses to Briarcliffe of New York (84-83) and St. Joe’s of Vermont (71-58). Amira Jones had 22 points versus Briarcliffe and finished with 13 against St. Joe’s. SMCC was home against U. Maine-Augusta Wednesday, hosts Eastern Maine CC Saturday and welcomes CCRI Sunday.
The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding baseball umpire certification classes for schools and leagues above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties Sunday mornings beginning Feb. 8. FMI, 653-8736 or email@example.com.