Bob Wells of Vacationland Bowling Center in Saco and Carole St. Amand of 1-7-10 Bowling in Augusta were the winners of the Maine State Candlepin Bowlers Association Senior State Championship, held April 4 at Saco Valley Sports Center in Fryeburg.

Wells won the men’s division, bowling 493 scratch and 743 with handicap over five games. St. Amand had totals of 498 and 738 in the women’s division.

Dianne Oakes placed second among the women at 716, and April Buck was third at 710. Ivan Estes (711) and Rick Schencks (710) finished second and third, respectively, among the men.

Gary Hoyt of Cheverus High School was honored as the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s Athletic Director of the Year at its annual spring conference held earlier this month at the Samoset Resort.

Other award winners included:

Award of Excellence: Keith Weatherbie, retired Cape Elizabeth athletic director.

Excellence in Leadership Award: Dennis Kiah, Brewer.

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators State Award of Merit: Gordon Salls, Sanford.

Past President’s Memorial Award: Gene Keene, Brunswick.

Genevieve Delano, 12, of Windham, won the all-around gold medal for Level 6 at the Maine State Gymnastics state meet held April 14-15 in Waterville. Delano also placed first in uneven bars (9.300) and floor exercises (9.225) and finished with an overall score of 36.800.

Sam Kelley of Scarborough scored his first career hole-in-one in 56 years of playing golf when he aced the eighth hole at Shell Landing Golf Club in Gautier, Miss. Kelley used a 5-hybrid on the 165-yard hole. He was playing with fellow Purpoodock Club members Dan Redmond, Jerry Applebee and Tom Meschinelli.

Ryan Hill, 19, of Camden carded his second career hole-in-one on the fifth hole at Rockland Golf Club. Hill used a 3-wood for the 136-yard shot, which was witnessed by Dean Hill, Rob Splaine and Patrick Splaine.

Craig LaPierre had a hole-in-one on the 16th hole at Toddy Brook on April 16. LaPierre used a pitching wedge to make the 120-yard shot, witnessed by Chuck Dewey and Jay Richardson.

Rick Smyth made a hole-in-one on the 100-yard 14th hole at Point Sebago Golf Course on Wednesday. Bruce Clark and Richard Griffin witnessed the shot.

Brad Campbell of Portland aced the 140-yard second hole at Dunegrass Country Club on Friday. He used an 8-iron for the shot, which was witnessed by Bob Foster and Bruce Campbell.