Thursday, April 17, 2014
Four Waynflete players combined to make eight 3-pointers against Boothbay in a Western Class C semifinal victory Thursday, after the Flyers were 3 for 24 from behind the arc in the quarterfinals against Dirigo.
“We stepped into our outside shots with a lot more confidence today,” Waynflete Coach Brandon Salway said. “We got our Civic Center legs."
WAYNFLETE SENIOR Martha Veroneau certainly has the athletic talent and skill to play a sport in college. But Veroneau is headed to Boston College along with her twin sister, Catherine, and she does not plan to make intercollegiate sports part of her future. That means her competitive basketball career is drawing to a close.
“Every practice could be the last practice,” said Salway. “That’s not lost on anybody. They want to extend the season, that’s for sure.”
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Tom Chard is a Portland native who has covered high school sports and golf for the Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram for 38 years. A three-sport athlete at Deering High, Tom's chief athletic pursuit is chasing the little white ball. He played in his 20th Maine Amateur Golf Championship in July.
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 Olympics. When he has free time – Ha! – he likes to read, collect comic books and watch the grass grow from his hammock.