Spartans Varsity Sports Recap: May 16-21

Last week’s varsity game recaps for Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball and Track & Field

Baseball

Baseball hosted Kennebunk on Tuesday, May 17, and fell 3-1 at Goodall Park. Justin Gould went 6.2IP with 8H, 3R, 2ER, 0BB, 5K. He also went 2-3 at-bat.

The Spartans then fell to Scarborough on Saturday, May 21 with a tough 9-0 loss. The game against South Portland was postponed to a later date.

This week the squad has three games on the road to Massabesic, Noble and Falmouth.

In the photo above, Logan Ricker fields a ground ball. Photo Source: Ava Gendron Photography

Boys Lacrosse

The Boys Lacrosse team traveled to Wells on Monday, May 16, falling 18-4. Goals were scored by AJ Anderson, Ayden Lockard, Parker Pease and Tyler Pitman. Anderson and Jackson Lyles each tallied an assist.

They then hosted Biddeford on Wednesday, May 18 and lost 14-5. Lockard had three goals, Anderson tallied one goal and assist, and Pease tallied one goal. Pitman also notched an assist.

This week they host Massabesic for Senior Recognition on Monday, May 23 and travel to Cheverus on Friday, May 27.

Girls Lacrosse

Girls Lacrosse hosted and defeated Noble 8-6 on Friday, May 20, where they held a dedication game on behalf of Morgan’s Message, a non-profit organization advocating for mental health in athletics (May is Mental Health Awareness Month).

Credit: Carly T. Photography

The Spartans had five different goal scorers. Emerson Tolpin had two goals, two draw controls and five forced turnovers. Kaylynne Hessler and Daylin Soule had two goals each. Elaina Hanselmann and Mckenna Nanartowich each scored one goal and tallied four and five ground balls, respectively. Cayla Gwilt and Sadie Sevigny each had one assist, and Lila Bernier made 14 saves in net.

Next week, Girls Lacrosse hosts Deering on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. for Senior Recognition Night.

Softball

Via GAMECHANGER MEDIA

Spartan Softball hosted their last game of the season and senior night for Libby Alexander and Tori Parker, both putting forth stellar performances in the win. The Varsity squad defeated the Scarborough Junior Varsity Red Storm 12-7 on Tuesday, May 17. 

The Spartans racked up six hits in the game. Parker and Addison Long both managed multiple hits; Parker led the squad by going 3-for-4 at the plate. Parker drove in runs on a single in the second and a triple in the sixth.

The Spartans opened up scoring in the first inning, when Julissa McBarron singled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs. The team put up five runs in the sixth inning thanks to an RBI triple by Parker.

Azline Maurais was credited with the victory for Sanford. The lefthander allowed five hits and three runs over four innings, striking out one. Alexander threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen, recording the last nine outs to earn the save.

Boys Track & Field

Last week Sanford Track & Field traveled to Bonny Eagle on Thursday the 19, placing first against the Scots, Deering High School and Kennebunk High School in a rainy coed competition.

Top performances for the boys include Adrian Zea‘s second and third-place finishes in the 100m and 200m dash, respectively. Lewis Fink took first in the 400m while Josh Werner took third in the 800m. Ryan “Sus” Brennan placed third in the 3200m and Tyler LeBeuf took second in both the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles. Isaac Colon took third in the 1600m racewalk. Sanford’s 4×100 and 4×400 relays took first and the 4×800 took second.

In the field, Jake Doughty and Fink took second and third in the high jump. Doughty also took second in the triple jump and third in the long jump. Sanford went one-two in the pole vault with Mason Van Gieson and Landon Gosling. Tucker Walker took first in the discus and shot put with Isaac Valley following closely behind, taking third in both events. Nick Farrington placed first in javelin.


On Saturday, May 21 at the SMAA York County Invitational, Fink took fourth in the 400m and third in the high jump. Liam Daly and Brennan placed fourth and fifth in the 3200m, respectively. Josh Werner took fourth in the 800m and Colon scored fourth in 1600m race walk.

In the field, Farrington took second in the javelin and Van Gieson scored second in the pole vault. Walker also placed second in both discus and shot put. Doughty placed fifth in the triple and high jumps. Preston Brown also placed in the pole vault in fourth, while Carter Buswell scored fourth in the long jump.

Girls Track & Field

On the women’s side at Bonny Eagle, Taylor Tovey took first in the high jump and third in the 200m dash and triple jump. Hayleigh Bolduc took first in the 300m hurdles. Samone Gallagher placed first in the 800m. Misty Adams took second in the 3200m.

Ariana Hebert broke a Sanford High School record in the 1600m racewalk with a time of 9:39.27. Sam Dunbar took second in the same event.

In the field, Jaylyn Bartolome took third in the long jump and Amy Williams took first in pole vault. Kora Eckelman placed first in the shot put and third in the discus. Skye Morrison placed second in the javelin.


At the SMAA York County Invitational on Saturday, Bartolome took first in the pole vault, with Williams close behind in third. Tovey placed third in the high jump and triple jump and fourth in the pole vault. Adams took third in the 3200m. Eckelman placed third in the discus and fourth in the shot put. Hebert took second in the 1600m racewalk.

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