Softball

2006 Record 10-6

Coach Bob Blanchard

Highlight Wins over two of the top three teams: 1-0 over top-seeded Scarborough (their only regular season loss) and 2-1 over third-seeded Bonny Eagle. Individual highlights: Ally Noble, junior, 1.30 E.R.A; Taylor Graves, junior, team high .373 BA; Darcey Webster, senior, .364; Caitlin O’Brien, junior, .364; Amanda Evans, junior, .340

Seniors “Co-captains and four-year starters centerfielder Darcey Webster, a first-team SMAA selection, and first baseman Joanna Clark, an SMAA honorable mention choice. Third baseman Amanda Kirby and back-up first baseman Courtney Chandler.”

Awards MVP: Pitcher Ally Noble; Most Improved: Taylor Graves; Coach’s Award Amanda Evans; SMAA selections: First team centerfielder Darcey Webster; Second team second baseman Taylor Graves and shortstop Amanda Evans; Honorable Mention: first baseman Joanna Clark.

Coach’s Comment “Our four leading hitters were all veterans and only Webster, a senior, had hit over .300 for a season prior to this year, proving how difficult it is to make the jump to the varsity level. With an extra year of experience, and 10 returning seniors, Windham is in a position to challenge in 2007.”

Magic Number 10 The number of wins, against one loss, Windham softball had when the team made the same number or fewer errors than their opponents, the only loss being an errorless 1-0 game against South Portland. In games where the Eagles made more errors than their opponents, Windham’s record was 0-5.

Baseball

2006 Record 6-9

Coach Scott Fennessy

Highlight “We played Deering early in the year and shut them out, 4-0, with Nick DeRice pitching. We made no errors and played a great game against a team that eventually finished in fourth place.”

Seniors Andrew Shute, Jordan Scanlon, Sean Lavery, Derek Hanrahan, Ryan Parker, Beau Dahms and Ashley Szostak

Awards MVP: Jordan Scanlon and Nick DeRice; Most Improved: Danny Williams; SMAA all-rookie team: Nick DeRice (1B) and Danny Williams (P); SMAA all-defensive team: Ashley Szostak (CF); SMAA second team: Jordan Scanlon (OF)

Coach’s Comment “People stepped it up. Jordan Scanlon was my workhorse, and he was outstanding, as were Nick DeRice, Danny Williams and Justin Brown at the end of the year in relief. I couldn’t ask for better pitching. We had some trouble with men in scoring position, and I can’t figure out why we’ve had a better record on the road than at home the past couple of seasons.”

Magic Number 1.35 The E.R.A. of sophomore pitcher Danny Williams.

Girls Tennis

2006 Record 11- 1 regular season; 12-2 overall; beat Portland, 3-2, in Western Maine quarterfinals; lost to Deering, 2-3, in the Western Maine semifinals.

Coaches Bill Shardlow and Rebecca Christiansen

Highlight “Best regular season record ever at WHS for girls tennis.”

Seniors Kelly Maloney, Samantha Ennis, Molly Masterton, Melissa Page and Kayla Sanville

Awards MVP: Kelly Maloney and Nicole Willey; Coach’s Award: Stacey Niedoroda; Kelly Maloney was an SMAA second-team all-star singles selection.

Coach’s Comment “It was an outstanding year with great efforts from a very deep team. We lost our number-three singles player, Danielle Lampron, just before the season with an ACL injury. Jenna Willey stepped up to fill her spot exceptionally well, and we had seven or eight players competing for the four doubles positions in the starting lineup. With three freshmen in the starting lineup at the end of the year, as well as five returning juniors, we hope to continue our success next year.”

Magic Number 33 The number of singles victories out of 36 matches that the Windham girls tennis team had this year. Senior Kelly Maloney at first singles was 11-1; Junior Nicole Willey at second singles was 12-0; and freshman Jenna Willey at third singles was 10-2.

Boys Tennis

2006 Record 12-3

Coach Wayne Martin

Highlight Western Maine Champions

Seniors Andrew McFarland, Jeremy Egan, Dylan Saucier, Ben Hodge and Casey Wassick

Awards SMAA conference all stars: Jeremy Egan and Andrew McFarland

Coach’s Comment “We set our goals last year after losing in the Western Maine Final to Deering, 1-4. We wanted to get back to the championship match and win it.

Boys Track

Coach Jeff Riddle

Highlight “Jesse Woodman undefeated during the season in the javelin.”

Seniors Jesse Woodman

Awards MVPs: Jesse Woodman and Travis Cook; Coach’s Award: Ciaran Shaughnessy

Coach’s Comment “Coaching both the boys and girls teams was a lot of work, but I was lucky to be able to attend meets for both squads and to see a number of great performances.”

Magic Number 162′ 6″ The distance that Jesse Woodman threw the javelin at the SMAA meet, setting a league record.

Girls Track

Coach Jeff Riddle

Highlight “The Massabesic meet, where the girls just came together as a team.”

Seniors Sarah Linden, Elyse Robichaud, Danielle Smith and Krissy Varney

Awards MVP and Most Athletic Senior: Danielle Smith; MVP: Vanessa Rallis; Most Improved: Kristen Stewart; Coach’s Award: Elyse Robichaud; Peter Connolly Award: Krissy Varney

Coach’s Comment “The difficulties brought on by the weather and the emotions of getting up for meets that were postponed, even the state meet, made things difficult. But the girls were a really upbeat, motivated team.”


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