Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Huskies Blues, a bantam hockey team with players from Gorham, Westbrook, Windham, Scarborough, Biddeford, Buxton, Standish and Waterboro, finished their season by winning the Casco Bay Hockey Tournament, held March 22-24 at the University of New England.
Members of the Huskies Blues bantam hockey team, which recently won the Casco Bay Hockey Tournament in Biddeford: Front (from left to right) – Elijah Gosselin, Darren Puckett, Kyle McKay, Doug Brooks and Jacob Picard; middle – Devin Sloan, Anthony Morrison, Sam Jacob, Tom Komulainen, Gage Chenard, Dylan Francoeur and David Redmond; back – Coach Jake Jacob and Chris Lekousi.
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The Blues went 4-0 in the tournament, with victories over Central Connecticut, the Casco Bay Flyers and Northfield, Vt., leading up to the championship game against Henniker, N.H. The Blues fell behind 2-0 in the final, then scored five straight goals to earn a 5-2 victory.
The Blues finished the season with a record of 21-9, including first-place finishes in the Southern Division of their MEAHA Bantam League and the Mid-Coast Classic Tournament in Rockport.
ANGELA SMALL BANCROFT of Paris finished first in the 40-44 age group and sixth overall among 625 amateur women in the Half Ironman 70.3 California triathlon held Saturday at Oceanside, Calif.
Bancroft completed the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run in 4 hours, 52 minutes and 45 seconds – winning her division by more than seven minutes.