February 6, 2013

Coming storm reshuffles high school sports schedule

By Mike Lowe mlowe@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Friday's impending snowstorm has prompted many southern Maine high schools to reschedule events to Thursday.

The regular season for high school basketball teams ends on Saturday. Any games that are postponed on Friday must be made up that day.

"We would prefer everything be done by Friday night,'' said Dick Durost, the executive director of the Maine Principals' Association. "That doesn't look good. But it looks like we should be able to get everything in by Saturday night.''

The preliminary round games of basketball regional tournaments will be played on Tuesday.

Among the Friday games moved to Thursday are:

— Portland at Deering boys basketball triple header, 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. (varsity)

— Scarborough at Kennebunk boys, 7 p.m.

— Old Orchard Beach at Freeport boys, 7 p.m.

— Windham at Bonny Eagle boys, 7 p.m.

— Marshwood at Noble boys, 7:30 p.m.

— Gray-New Gloucester at Lake Region, 5:30 p.m.

— Sacopee Valley at Waynflete girls, 7 p.m.

— Marshwood at Noble girls, 6 p.m.

— Massabesic at Sanford girls, 7 p.m.

— Kennebunk at Scarborough girls, 7 p.m.

— Freeport at Old Orchard Beach girls, 7 p.m.

— Gray-New Gloucester at Lake Region, 7 p.m.

— South Portland at McAuley girls, 7 p.m.

— Biddeford at Thornton boys, 7 p.m.

— South Portland at Cheverus boys, 7 p.m.

— Portland at Cheverus girls, 5:15 p.m.

— York at Wells girls, 5:30 p.m.

— York at Wells boys, 7 p.m.

— Yarmouth at Falmouth boys, 7 p.m.

— Falmouth at Yarmouth girls, 7 p.m.

— Traip at NYA girls, 6 p.m.

— Traip at NYA boys, 7:30 p.m.

— Sanford at Massabesic boys, 7 p.m.

— Fryeburg at Poland boys, 7 p.m.

— Gorham at Westbrook boys, 7 p.m.

— Westbrook at Gorham girls, 7 p.m.

In addition, the SMAA ski championships have been moved from Friday to Tuesday, Feb. 12. They will be held at Shawnee Peak beginning at 4 p.m.

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