The Falmouth High School varsity sailing team finished in eighth place at the High School National Championships in Austin, Texas, from May 6-8. Falmouth was the top finisher from New England, and its placement is the highest national ranking ever for a Maine high school.

 

High school students from across Maine competed in the Teens To Trails T3 Maine Adventure Race – an orienteering competition held Saturday at Bradbury Mountain State Park.

First place went to the Seahawk XC team of Chase Brown and Wyatt Anthony, which scored 218 points. The trio of Timothy Devlin, Logan Roche and Sean Perry finished second with 173 points, and Sam Peluso and Chris Thibeault placed third with 144 points. Allison Pease and Susannah Higginbotham won the women’s division with 79 points.

 

Maine senior athletes age 50 and over are headed to Houston to compete in the National Senior Games starting in mid-June. The following athletes are participating: Adrienne Turner, Anne Dunne, Bonnie Fossett, Claudia Lackee, Coco Hirstel, Cyndi Bona, David Colby Young, Deb Smith, Debbie Tefft, Diane Whitmore, Donald Gleason, Ed Oakes, Elliott Tracy, Ellsworth Rundlett, Frank Goodwin, Jack Ginty, Jackie Lozier, Janice Pendelton, Jo Lannin, Joan Feldmeier, Joan Howard, Joanne Petkus, Joe Carlozzi, Joe Hepp, Joel Stinson, John Kelly, Judith Martin, Karen Reardon, Kathleen Erickson, Kayellen Walker, Kelly Sherwood, Lana Merchant, Laurie Bjorn, Linda Hunt, Linda Pickard, Loring Deagazio, Marcel Bastide, Marcia Chute, Margaret Holmes, Mary Whited, Maureen McInnis, Nancy Fortin, Nancy Richardson, Patty Stogsdill, Paul Stevens, Rick Fortin, Robert Crook, Robert Demont, Subi Link, Sue Dunn, Sue Schenning, Tammy Higgins. Senior Games events are archery, basketball, bowling, cycling, horseshoes, road racing, swimming, table tennis, tennis and track and field.

 

Phil Lebel aced the 155-yard, 10th hole at Biddeford-Saco Country Club on May 8. Lebel used a 3-wood for the shot, which was witnessed by Dudley Caron.

 

Tim Hooper used an 8-iron to ace the 145-yard, eighth hole at Biddeford-Saco Country Club on May 9. The shot was witnessed by Mike O’Leary, Bruce Marshall and Russ Prosser.

 

Don Goodwin aced the sixth hole at Spring Meadows on May 3. He used an 8-iron for the 146-yard shot, his first hole-in-one.

 

Zac Lurvey scored a hole-in-one on the par-4, 250-yard second hole at Salmon Falls Country Club on May 9. Lurvey used a driver for the shot, which was witnessed by Eric Labrie.

 

Tim Bouchard carded his first hole-in-one on the sixth hole at Toddy Brook Golf Course on May 12. Bouchard used a driver for the 185-yard shot, witnessed by Craig Crommett.