FALMOUTH – Mitch Tapley scored two goals and assisted on four others Friday to lead Falmouth to a 12-4 victory against Cape Elizabeth in a Western Maine Conference schoolboy lacrosse opener.

Jack Cooleen added three goals for Falmouth, which led 5-1 at halftime.

Teddy Smith paced the Capers with one goal and two assists.

KENNEBUNK 12, GORHAM 8: Max Meserve scored four goals as Kennebunk won an opener at Gorham.

Clayton Spang and Sean Foley each had three goals for Kennebunk. Sean Finn added two goals.

Aaron LaPorte and Tyler Rankin led Gorham with three goals apiece.

Nate Holloran made 21 saves for Gorham.

SCARBOROUGH 11, SOUTH PORTLAND 0: Jon Blaisdell had four goals and three assists for the Red Storm in an opener at Scarborough.

John Wheeler and Nate Hopkins each added three goals. Wheeler had four assists.

Connor Igo made six saves for South Portland.

WAYNFLETE 17, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 1: Chris Burke collected six goals and three assists for the Flyers, who built an 11-0 halftime lead in an opener at Portland.

Josh Espy added four goals, and Jack Cutler finished with three goals and an assist.

Tyler LeGoff scored the goal for Fryeburg.

FREEPORT 14, LAKE REGION 4: Evan Hench had six goals and four assists, and Hans Pope added four goals and two assists to lead the Falcons in an opener at Freeport.

YARMOUTH 6, NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 2: Nick Ronan scored twice to lead the visiting Clippers in an opener at Yarmouth.

Bart Gallagher, Kyle Groves, Matt Murphy and Max Watson also scored for Yarmouth.

Forrest Milburn and Oliver Silverson answered for the Panthers.


BRUNSWICK 9, CONY 8: Corrine O’Connor had three goals and an assist as the Dragons won an opener at Brunswick.

Mia Diplock had five goals and an assist, and Chelsea Begin had three goals and two assists for Cony.

MT. ARARAT 13, MESSALONSKEE 6: Haley Michaud scored five goals as Mt. Ararat cruised in an opener at Topsham.

Callie Kirk, Heather Bolduc and Carrie Smith added two goals apiece for Mt. Ararat.

Mara Balbone and Ally Delisle scored twice each for Messalonskee.


FALMOUTH: Adam Nicholas, who led the Yachtsmen to a 10-7-3 record and a spot in the Western Class A semifinals, resigned to become the director of player development for North Yarmouth Academy.

“Adam did a nice job for us but he’s been given a new opportunity,” said Falmouth Athletic Director Todd Livingston, who has begun the search for a new coach. “We will try to find someone who can be here for a while.”


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