Both Southern Maine Community College basketball teams were ousted in the semifinals of last week’s Yankee Small College Conference tournament. The women, ranked fourth, beat New Hampshire Technical Institute, 95-66, in the quarterfinals behind 19 points from Amira Jones, then fell, 72-62, to top-ranked College of St. Joseph’s (Vermont), despite 18 points from Alicia Hoyt. The loss dropped the Seawolves to 23-8 (9-4 in conference). The SMCC men, ranked fifth, rallied to beat No. 4 NHTI, 97-83, in the quarterfinals (John Morgan had 22 points and former Portland standout Matt Talbot added 19 points and 13 rebounds). The Seawolves were eliminated, 92-89, by No. 1 Central Maine CC in the semifinals. Grayson Waterman had 23 points in defeat as SMCC fell to 14-17 (8-5 in league play).
The Maine Women’s Lacrosse Officials’ Association is offering classes for adults who want to officiate girls’ lacrosse this spring. Classes will be held at four different locations, including Falmouth High School and Thornton Academy in Saco. The cost for the course is $55. FMI, 721-0708 ormainewloa.com.
The Nor’Easter Run training and road racing program will be held Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Maine Running Company on Marginal Way beginning March 2 and continuing through August. FMI,email@example.com.