Marist’s Clement sidelined for season by knee injury

Allie Clement of Falmouth, a former McAuley High star, will miss the remainder of the Marist College women’s basketball season after sustaining a right knee injury in the team’s home opener Tuesday.

After Clement underwent an MRI Thursday, Marist Coach Brian Giorgis told the Poughkeepsie Journal that she would need a lengthy rehabilitation, but did not reveal the nature of the injury.

Clement, a junior guard and one of just two upperclassmen on the Red Foxes, had a team-high 37 points through Marist’s first three games.

Last season, she averaged 9.2 points per game, third on the team.


MAJOR LEAGUES: The Boston Red Sox added pitchers Kyle Martin and Luis Ysla to the 40-man roster Friday, protecting them from the Rule 5 Draft.

Martin spent 2016 at Triple-A Pawtucket, posting a 3.38 ERA in 662/3 innings. Ysla spent most of the year at Double-A Portland, where he had a 3.99 ERA in 561/3 innings.

Free agent right-hander Andrew Cashner has agreed a $10 million, one-year deal with the Rangers, according to a person familiar with the deal.

Cashner was 5-11 with a 5.25 ERA in 28 games with Florida and San Diego last season.

Kansas City signed catcher Drew Butera to a $3.8 million, two-year contract, keeping him as the backup to All-Star Salvador Perez.


ATP FINALS: Andy Murray kept hold of the No. 1 ranking for at least another day, qualifying for the semifinals in London by beating Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 6-2.

Murray needs to do better than Novak Djokovic this weekend to finish the season as the top-ranked player.

Murray will next face Milos Raonic on Saturday, while Djokovic meets Kei Nishikori.

In Friday’s late match, Marin Cilic beat Nishikori 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 after the semifinal spots had already been decided.


EASTERN SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Franz-Peter Jerosch, a sophomore at Yarmouth High, won first place with partner Jade Esposito of Newton, Massachusetts, in intermediate pairs competition at Indian Trail, North Carolina.

Jerosch and Esposito, both 15, earned a score of 93.24 points after winning both the short and free skate programs Wednesday and Thursday against a field of seven pairs. The runners-up, from Florida, scored 90.51 points.

The top four teams advance to the U.S. championships, Jan. 14-22 in Kansas City.

Jerosch also skated in novice men’s competition Friday morning and placed 11th of 12.

Julia Curran, an eighth grader from Westbrook, placed 11th of 12 in intermediate ladies. She had placed fourth in the New England Regional.


AD AWARDS: Susan Robbins, the athletic director at Yarmouth, will receive one of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s top honors at its annual conference.

Robbins, who has been an AD for 19 years – the past 12 at Yarmouth – will receive the Thomas E. Frederick Award of Excellence on Dec. 13 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Two other Maine officials will be honored.

Gary Stevens, the AD at Thornton Academy, will receive an NIAAA citation. He has was previously the AD at Bonny Eagle.

Todd Sampson, an assistant principal at Edward Little High, will receive a distinguished service award. He was previously the AD at Westbrook High and Mt. Ararat.

– Staff and news service report