Recaps from the last week of April’s varsity contests
Note: some game statistics have been pulled from the Portland Press Herald.
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On Thursday, April 27, the Spartans traveled to Kennebunk and defeated the Rams 5-0. Tanner McCann pitched six shut-out innings with nine strikeouts and only one walk, while Caden Fontaine went 2-2 at the plate with one walk, three stolen bases and two runs.
On Saturday, April 29 the team traveled to Thornton Academy, deafting the Trojans 11-4. On the mound, Ben Gill pitched 7 innings allowing 4H, 4R, 1ER, 1BB, 4K. At bat, Gill went 3-4, 1BB, 3R, 2RBI, 1SB. Fontaine went 2-3, 1BB, 3R, 1SB, and Tyler Sevigny went 3-5, 2R, 4RBI.
They play Wednesday May 3 against Noble, Thursday at Biddeford, and Friday at home against Scarborough (a makeup game from last week).
The Noble/Sanford co-op hosted Windham at home (Noble) on Wednesday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m., falling to the Eagles 13-8. Ayden Lockard scored 2 goals and tallied two assists, AJ Anderson tacked on 1 goal and 2 assists, and Simon Lanigan contribted 1 assist.
The co-op then traveled to Wells on Saturday, April 29, losing the contest 13-8. Lockard had three goals in the game and Anderson added a goal and two assists.
The team hosts Lake Region at Alumni Stadium on Wednesday, May 3 and play Traip Academy at Noble on Friday, May 5.
Girls Lacrosse traveled to Traip Academy on Thursday, April 27, defeating the Rangers 14-3. Emerson Tolpin led the Spartans with 6 goals and 1 assist. Sadie Sevigny scored 3 goals and tallied an assist, Kay Hessler also added two goals. Ali Long, Mckenna Nanartowich and Miranda Tanguay each added 1 goal apiece. Payton Kimball snagged 8 saves in her first varsity start.
The Spartans host Biddeford on Tuesday, May 2 and Wells on Friday, May 5.
The Kennebunk-Sanford Co-op team opened their season Wednesday, April 26 at Marshwood (4 p.m.), defeating the Hawks 6-0. On Friday, May 28, the co-op defeated Gorham at home 7-6.
They hosted Noble on Saturday, April 29, defeating the Knights 3-0. Madison Sheppard hit a two-run single.
They play Deering on Monday, May 1 and Bonny Eagle on Wednesday, May 3.
The Spartans traveled to USM to play Gorham on Tuesday, April 25, falling to the Rams 5-0.
They earned their first win of the season against on Friday, April 28 (4 p.m.). After five long hours, the Spartans were victorious over Biddeford/Massabesic, winning 3-2. Both doubles teams, comprised of (Jayden Franco/Lucas Barrow and Ben Terril/Finn Daly), were victorious, and Zach Parison won a two and a half hour tie breaker game. Chase Wilson lost a heartbreaking three hour match.
The match against Portland was rescheduled to May 8.
The Spartans host Kennebunk on Monday, May 1, play Scarborough on the road on Thursday, May 4, and play Marshwood at home on Friday, May 5.
The team traveled to Gorham (USM) on Tuesday, April 25, falling to the Rams 4-1. Olivia Guinard won first singles 8-3.
They hosted Portland on Thursday, April 27, defeating the Bull Dogs 5-0. Guinard won both her sets for first singles (6-0 for both, Sophia Tounge won both in second singles (6-0, 6-2), Sydney Roux won both her third singles sets (6-1, 6-0). For first doubles, Audrey Cote and Audrey Payeur won both sets 6-4, and in second doubles Ailey Mann and Ava Gendron went 6-1 and 6-0.
The Spartans host Kennebunk on Monday, May 1, travel to Marshwood on Tuesday, May 2, and travel to USM to play Scarborough on Thursday, May 4.
Boys & Girls Track & Field
The Sanford Boys and Girls Track & Field team opened up their season at home on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. Sanford took first in the meet with 73 points, defeating Marshwood (55), Cheverus (51) and Biddeford (23). The Spartans took first in the 3200 and 1600 relay. Other first place finishes included Tucker Walker in shotput, Isaac Colon in racewalk, Nick Farrington in javelin, Carter Buswell in long jump and Michael Cousineau in triple-jump.
“Huge team effort!” said Coach Way. “We saw tons of personal bests and kids placing in events to contribute. [It was a] great debut at home!” Thanks to student/parent/staff volunteers!”
They are also hosting a League Relay Invitational at home on Saturday, April 29 at 10 a.m., the first time Sanford has hosted the relays since the early 2000s. The discuss team champions include Walker, Farrington, Genevieve Jean-Paul and Blair Martin.
The boys 4×200 relay included CJ Grant, Rhylen Avery, Colin Carpenter and Richie Simpson.
The coaches want to thank the many student and parent volunteers who helped make the meets a success.