Spartans Varsity Sports Recap: May 15-20

Recaps continue for May varsity contests

Cover photo of Alex Sevigny ’23. Source: NJR Photography
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The Spartans hosted Massabesic on Tuesday, May 16, defeating the Mustangs 5-3. Tyler Sevigny went 3-4 with 1R and 2SBs. Tanner McCann pitched five innings, allowing 6H, 2ER, 1BB, and 2Ks. Tyler Brennan pitched two innings (0H, 0BB).

The team then Bonny Eagle 11-7 on Thursday, May 18. Ben Gill went 1-1 with 4RBIs and 1R. Caden Fontaine went 1-1 with 3BB, 2RBIs, 4R, and 2SBs. Scott Robitaille went 2-4 with 2R.

The team fell to Falmouth 1-0 in a close game on Saturday, May 20. Gill allowed six hits and one walk while striking out six.

The Spartans travel to Westbrook on Tuesday, May 23, host Deering on Thursday, May 25 and travel to Marshwood on Friday, May 26.

Boys Lacrosse

The Noble/Sanford co-opt fell to Wells 19-7 on Monday, May 15. AJ Anderson and Ayden Lockard both tallied two assists apiece.

They defeated Massabseic 14-1 on Wednesday, May 17. Lockard scored 5 goals, earning the 100th of his career (including travel play in 2020). Anderson scored 1 goal and tacked on three assists.

They beat the Biddeford Tigers 11-9 on Saturday, May 20. Anderson scored twice and assisted four. Tylor Pitman added an assist.

The co-op is on the road three times this week: Traip Academy on Monday, May 22, Massabesic on Wednesday, May 24 and Marshwood on Friday, May 26.

Girls Lacrosse

The Spartans hosted Traip Academy for Senior Recognition Night on Monday, May 15, defeating the Rangers 14-4. Kay Hessler led the Spartans with 5 goals and 1 assist. McKenna Nanartowich added 3 goals and 1 assist, and Emerson Tolpin tacked on 3 goals as well. Sadie Sevigny scored 1 goal and earned 3 assists, while Caiti Hanselmann and Ali Long each scored 1 apiece. Payton Kimball made 13 saves.

The team travels to Deering on Wednesday, May 24 and hosts Gorham on Friday, May 26 for the program’s “Stick it to Cancer” dedication game.

Sanford Girls Lacrosse’s eight seniors, from left to right: Hannah Neer, Violet Quinn, Miranda Tanguay, Kay Hessler, Emerson Tolpin, Lily Kallis, Ryleigh Kimball, and Nevaeh Pitman.

The Kennebunk-Sanford Co-op suffered their first loss of the season on Monday, May 15 to Biddeford in a close 4-3 battle. They bounced back on Wednesday, May 17 with a 15-4 victory over Falmouth and a 12-0 victory against Cheverus in six innings.

They wrapped up a busy week with a decisive 14-0 win against Thornton Academy in six innings. Hannah Mueller went 4 for 4 with a home run and a double and 4RBIs.

Up next, the co-op travels to Windham on Monday, May 22, hosts Thornton on Wednesday, May 24, and travels to Scarborough on Friday, May 26.

Separately, last week the Kennebunk/Sanord JV team helped out Sanford Little League game to continue to grow the sport.

Boys Tennis

The Spartans traveled to South Portland on Tuesday, May 16, falling to the Red Riots 5-0. They hosted Windham on Thursday, May 18 with another 5-0 loss.

They wrap up the regular season on Tuesday, May 23 on the road against Westbrook.

Girls Tennis

Girls Tennis hosted South Portland on Tuesday, May 16, defeating the Red Riots 3-2. Olivia Guinard won first singles, and both doubles teams were victorious, consisting of Audrey Payeur and Audrey Cote, and Ailey Mann and Ava Gendron.

They fell to Windham on the road Thursday, May 18 in a tough 3-2 loss. Guinard won her first singles match (6-2, 6-2) as did Roux in third singles (6-3, 2-6, 1-0).

Guinard advanced in the singles tournament to the round of sixteen, then eight over the weekend, falling in the latter.

The team hosts Westbrook for their final match of the regular season on Tuesday, May 23.

Boys Track & Field

The Spartans wrapped up their regular season at home on May 17 against Gorham and Massabesic. They honored their seniors at this meet for the years dedicated to the program.

First-place finishes included Tucker Walker in shot put and discus (undefeated), Nick Farrington in the javelin, Richie Simpson in the 400, Mason Van Gieson in the pole vault, Colin Carpenter in the 200 (Sanford swept the event), and Greg Waterman in the 800.

“[It was] a huge night of personal bests and more Southwestern qualifiers and State qualifiers,” said Coach Way. “The most in 11 years!”

Both teams will head to Gorham on Friday, May 26 for the SMAA meet.

Girls Track & Field

The Spartans wrapped up their regular season at home against Massabesic and Gorham on May 17, honoring their seniors for their years in the program. Sanford placed second in the meet with 51.5 points.

Freshman Annalise Stimmell took first again in the 800m, with sophomore Samone Gallagher close behind in second. Senior Blair Martin took second in the high jump while senior Kora Eckelman and junior Genevieve Jean-Paul took the first and second place spots in both the discus and shot put, respectively.

“The girls’ team finished strong in our last regular season meet despite the harsh winds,” said Coach Lane. “The girls have really shown their ability to persevere through poor weather conditions throughout the season.”

Both teams will head to Gorham on Friday, May 26th for the SMAA meet.

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