Cheverus standout Terwilliger honored as state’s top boys’ track and field athlete

Jack Terwilliger of Cheverus was named Maine’s Gatorade boys’ track and field athlete of the year Thursday.

Terwilliger, who will attend Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., also was named SMAA boys’ track athlete of the year. He won three distance events at the Class A state championships: 800 (1 minute, 59.03 seconds), 1,600 (4:17.04) and 3,200 (9:39.06).

Terwilliger finished eighth in the 1,600 at the New England championships in 4:19.18.


AMERICAN LEGION: Campbell Belisle Haley pitched a three-hitter and struck out seven as OA-Yarmouth defeated Moody’s Collision 9-2 at Standish. The game was called after five innings because of darkness.

Yarmouth took control with a six-run third inning highlighted by Luke Pierce’s two-run double.

Nate Veillieux had a two-run double as Messalonskee scored four times in the fifth inning on the way to a 7-5 win over Amato’s at Rockland.

Luke Morrill homered for Amato’s.

JUNIOR LEGION: Cumberland (1-0) scored four runs in the seventh inning for a 10-9 victory over Gray-New Gloucester (0-4) at Cumberland.

Michael McDevitt relieved for Cumberland in the sixth inning with the bases loaded and no outs, and after walking a batter struck out the side.


WNBA: Kia Vaughn had 24 points and Cappie Pondexter added 23 to lead New York to a 94-82 victory at Tulsa, snapping a four-game losing streak.

The Shock came within 76-75 on Tiffany Jackson’s jumper, but the Liberty closed the game on an 18-7 run.


AMERICA’S CUP: The Real Club Nautico de Valencia and Green Comm Racing announced their challenge for the America’s Cup.

The Green Comm Racing team, representing RCNV, completes the field of nine teams from eight nations that will compete at the first America’s Cup World Series regatta in August in Cascais, Portugal.


MEN’S BASKETBALL: Boston University hired Boston College associate head coach Joe Jones to be the Terriers’ head coach, replacing Patrick Chambers.

Chambers left early this month after two years to become head coach at Penn State.

BASEBALL: Tyler Wilson carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Virginia used a four-run sixth inning to break open a close game and eliminate California from the College World Series with a 8-1 victory at Omaha, Neb.