The autumn sports activities season is in full swing, and whereas native groups have had their share of hits and misses, everyone seems to be thrilled to be again in motion, having fun with a traditional marketing campaign.
Right here’s a glance again on the week that was:
Cape Elizabeth’s soccer workforce lastly received to open its season final Friday and dealt with visiting Fryeburg Academy, 40-8. The Capers go to 1-1 Gardiner Saturday.
Scarborough fell to 1-1 after a 20-6 house loss to Bonny Eagle. The Pink Storm fell behind rapidly, 13-0, however received on the board on Jayden Flaker’s second kickoff return landing of the 12 months, a 65-yarder. Scarborough couldn’t rating once more and the Scots added a second quarter TD and held on for the victory. Flaker completed with 106 yards of offense, 55 speeding and 51 receiving.
South Portland received within the win column, 26-0, at Massabesic Friday to even its report at 1-1. Ryan Thurber’s 2-yard landing run made it 7-0 after one interval. Nate Rende added a 3-yard second quarter speeding TD for a 13-0 benefit on the half. The Pink Riots then put it away within the third interval, as Jaelen Jackson had a 24-yard landing run and Johnny Poole scored on a 9-yard rush. South Portland hosts 1-1 Biddeford Friday.
Scarborough’s boys’ soccer workforce is off to a 4-0 begin, together with current shutout wins over visiting Thornton Academy (2-0) and host Westbrook (9-0). In opposition to the Golden Trojans, Ashton Blanchette and Zander Haskell scored the objectives. Within the win over the Blue Blazes, Will Fallona scored three objectives and Finn Pederson and Noah Batoosingh added two objectives apiece. The Pink Storm are house with South Portland Saturday (see pressherald.com/forecaster-sports/ for sport story) and welcome Portland Wednesday of subsequent week.
South Portland dropped a 3-0 house determination to Windham final week, then improved to 2-1 Tuesday after a 4-0 victory at Thornton Academy. Within the win, Divin Mpinga scored twice and Joey Hilton and Joey Perron added a aim apiece. The Pink Riots welcomed Sanford Thursday, play at Scarborough Saturday and play host to Noble Tuesday of subsequent week.
Cape Elizabeth dropped a 2-1 determination at Greely final week, then improved to 1-2 Tuesday with a 5-3 house victory over York. Sam Cochran had the lone aim towards the Rangers. Within the win, Tiernan Lathrop scored 3 times, whereas Ben Altenberg and Eddie Caldera additionally had a aim. The Capers host Freeport Friday and have a showdown at Waynflete Tuesday of subsequent week.
Higher Portland Christian Faculty takes a 1-0 report into Friday’s sport at Rangeley. The Lions are at Chop Level Tuesday of subsequent week.
On the women’ aspect, two-time reigning Class B champion Cape Elizabeth continues to dominate. The Capers downed visiting Wells (3-1) and Greely (3-0) final week, then Tuesday, improved to 4-0 after a 1-0 victory at York. In opposition to the Warriors, Emily Supple scored twice and Penny Haydar additionally discovered the web. Within the win over the Rangers, after a scoreless first half, Maggie Cochran arrange Caroline Gentile, then Cochran scored a sensational aim for a 2-0 lead. The play started with Cochran making an attempt to make a run on the aim, however she was surrounded by defenders, so she dribbled out of the field, then tried once more to get via, couldn’t, stepped again, then, she appeared up and from about 25 yards out, blanketed by a number of defenders, launched a rocket along with her left foot into the highest proper nook of the aim.
“Once we go towards high groups, 5 – 6 defensive gamers get again and it’s arduous to get round them,” Cochran stated. “It was arduous for me to search out area. Sooner or later, I needed to flip and put my head up and shoot it. I might really feel it (was good) after I hit it.”
“I genuinely suppose it’s a high three aim in her highschool profession,” added Cape Elizabeth coach Graham Forsyth, who has witnessed some beauties. “To get the ball, dribble out of the field, into the field, again out, then again in and nonetheless have the notice to know the place you’re and who’s round you, take a contact in your weaker foot and smash a ball high nook diagonally cross-goal, that’s simply loopy, however that’s what Maggie Cochran does. She took over within the second half.”
Cochran then scored a second aim, from freshman C.C. Duryee, to clinch it.
“We don’t usually have zero objectives at halftime, in order that shook us up a bit of bit,” Gentile stated. “We wished to place our greatest foot ahead and get objectives within the second half.”
Gentile scored the lone aim on the Wildcats. The Capers go to Freeport Friday, then play host to Waynflete Tuesday of subsequent week.
Scarborough, the three-time reigning Class A South champion, can also be off to a 4-0 begin, highlighted by a 1-0 win at Thornton Academy and a 17-1 house victory over Westbrook. Ali Mokriski scored the lone aim towards the Golden Trojans. Within the win over the Blue Blazes, Caroline Fallona led the way in which with 4 objectives, Mokriski added three and Evelyn Boardman and Bridget Davis every had two. After going to South Portland Saturday, the Pink Storm go to Portland Tuesday of subsequent week.
South Portland fell to 0-3 Tuesday after a 4-2 house loss to Thornton Academy. Julianne Coyne and Ava Bryant scored for the Pink Riots, who had been at Sanford Thursday, host Scarborough Saturday and play at Noble Tuesday of subsequent week.
Scarborough’s subject hockey workforce began with 4 straight shutout wins, the latest over host Biddeford (2-0) and visiting Sanford (4-0). Lily Finley, Halle Seguin, Daisy Stone and Lily Stone all scored towards the Spartans. The Pink Storm had a showdown at undefeated Cheverus Thursday (see pressherald.com/forecaster-sports/ for sport story), then host Gorham Saturday and welcome Bonny Eagle Tuesday of subsequent week.
South Portland fell to 0-5 after current losses at Thornton Academy (5-0), at house to Noble (3-0) and at Gorham (11-0). Emily Keefe made 24 saves towards the Rams. The Pink Riots host Massabesic Monday and go to Falmouth Wednesday.
Cape Elizabeth received its first two video games decisively, 11-0 over visiting Wells and 5-0 over visiting Freeport. In opposition to the Warriors, Grace Grey and Kaitlyn McIntyre every scored 3 times and Jenna Tuttle added two objectives. Within the win over the Falcons, Grey and Camden Woods each scored twice and Mia Frost additionally rattled the cage. The Capers hosted Lake Area Wednesday, go to Yarmouth Saturday (see pressherald.com/forecaster-sports/ for sport story) and welcome Grey-New Gloucester Monday.
Scarborough’s volleyball workforce resides as much as preseason billing on the Class A favourite, enhancing to 4-0 after a 3-0 house win over Cheverus final Friday and a palpitating, come-from-behind, five-set (25-23, 19-25, 16-25, 25-17, 15-13) victory at Cape Elizabeth Monday. In opposition to the Capers, Mya Jones had 21 factors and 9 service factors, Gwen Dorsey added 12 service factors and 10 kills, together with the ultimate level, Maddie Strouse had 9 kills, Julia Strouse 14 assists and Natalie Moynihan completed with 11 kills.
“I believe it simply actually confirmed us coming collectively as a workforce,” Jones stated. “We’re so shut and it’s so good to indicate our full potential. This was an excellent check to indicate how we will play underneath stress and I’m actually proud. Cape’s been good since I used to be a freshman, so this was anticipated. It was a superb problem for us. It confirmed how powerful we might be and the way we will deliver one another up regardless of how down we’re. We by no means stopped swinging and stored enjoying actually highly effective.”
“It’s straightforward once you’re simply serving out a workforce or racking up kills, however we need to be examined like this,” Pink Storm coach Kim Stoddard stated. “We must be examined like this if we need to find yourself the place we need to find yourself on the finish of the season. Win or lose, we’ll take the competitors.”
Scarborough had one other showdown at Gorham Thursday and visits two-time reigning Class B champion Yarmouth Thursday of subsequent week.
“We’re very able to play the highest groups, deliver it on,” Stoddard stated. “The youngsters are fired up they usually play at their greatest once they’re underneath stress.”
Cape Elizabeth dropped a four-set (15-25, 25-16, 17-25, 17-25) house determination to Yarmouth final Thursday, snapped host Falmouth’s 31-match win streak with a straight-set (25-17, 25-9, 25-19) victory Saturday, then fell at house to Scarborough in five-sets Monday to fall to 3-2 on the 12 months. In opposition to the Navigators, Maeve McQueeney had 19 saves whereas Anneliese Rudberg added 11 service factors and 7 kills.
“It’s very nice to be enjoying,” Rudberg stated. “I missed the sport final 12 months. We now have a variety of acquainted faces and a variety of new faces and it’s nice to jell as a workforce. We had been happy with ourselves for not permitting runs. It’s a brand new Falmouth workforce, however we need to problem each workforce with what we’ve received.”
“It feels good to beat anyone,” stated Capers coach Sarah Boeckel. “The youngsters are psyched. It feels actually good to be again. It’s superior to have observe every single day and have matches.”
Within the loss to the Pink Storm, Maeve McQueeney had 21 assists and 11 service factors, Rudberg added 13 service factors, 9 kills and 4 blocks, Anastasia Chepurko had a dozen service factors and Amy Rasco completed with eight kills and 9 service factors, however the Capers fell simply quick.
“I take nothing however positives from this,” Boeckel stated. “After all we wished that ‘W,’ however I’m so impressed that we misplaced a troublesome sport and got here again. That’s one of the best we’ve blocked and swung and served. We performed our sport plan.”
Cape Elizabeth hosts York Friday and visits Wells Monday.
“It’s a studying course of every single day,” Boeckel stated. “This can assist us down the highway.”
South Portland fell to 1-3 after three-set house losses to Marshwood (21-25, 23-25, 24-26) and Bonny Eagle (19-25, 15-25, 22-25). The Pink Riots had been at Yarmouth Thursday and go to Sanford Monday.
Scarborough’s cross nation groups joined Bonny Eagle and Westbrook at Massabesic for a meet final week. The boys had the highest particular person (Adam Bendetson, 17 minutes, 57.80 seconds), however had been second to the Scots. The women had been third and had been led by Rowan Driscoll (ninth, 24:58).
South Portland battled Biddeford, Gorham, Kennebunk and Portland. The boys had been second behind the Bulldogs and had been paced by Jacob Ramos (third, 15:24.47). The women’ squad completed third and was led by Anna Brown (tenth, 21:15.09).
Cape Elizabeth’s golf workforce improved to 5-0 Monday after a 6.5-0.5 win over York. Sam Ludington and Curtis Sullivan every had a team-best rating of 41 over 9 holes.
Scarborough improved to 2-1 after an 11.5-1.5 win over Cheverus final week. The Pink Storm meet Falmouth subsequent Tuesday in a essential match.
South Portland improved to 2-1 after wins earlier this week over Portland (11.5-1.5) and Cheverus (13-0). The Pink Riots confronted Falmouth Thursday.