Friday, December 13, 2013
Waynflete's Martha Veroneau finished the Western Class C tournament with 15 3-pointers, two more than the old tournament record for all regions and classes shared by Karen Bailey of Portland (1989), Holli Tapley of Calais (1997) and Cindy Schultz of Valley (2009).
Veroneau’s 47-point outburst in the semifinals against Boothbay not only was a Western Maine tournament record, but it matched the all-state record set by Cindy Blodgett for Lawrence in 1994.
As a team, the Flyers smashed the regional tournament record for 3-pointers with 26, breaking the mark of 23 set by Skowhegan in 2003. The previous Western Maine record for all classes with 18 by Greely in 2010.Tweet
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Paul Betit is an Augusta native and graduate of the University of Maine. He has covered Maine high school sports for more than 30 years and is entering his seventh season as a beat writer covering the Portland Pirates. In his spare time, Betit writes mystery-suspense novels. Occasionally, he tries to sink his second career hole-in-one.
Glenn Jordan came to Maine in 1994 to cover the nascent Portland Sea Dogs. After eight baseball seasons and three children – the last two within 18 minutes of each other – he became a part-time writer. Among the sports he covers are now are tennis, skiing, swimming and running. He has a degree in philosophy from Dartmouth, a decent forehand and a penchant for checkers.
Mike Lowe is a Massachusetts native who feels he's lived long enough in Maine (since 1982) to have roots here. He graduated from Boston University and has worked in New Hampshire and Maine, covering everything from the Little League World Series to the Summer Olympics. When he has free time – Ha! – he likes to read, collect comic books and watch the grass grow from his hammock.