The Racquettes, representing The Woodlands in Falmouth, won the Women’s 3.5 Level United States Tennis Association district championship. The event, held Aug. 6-8, included 24 teams from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and each head-to-head matchup consisted of two singles matches and three doubles matches. The Racquettes won all six of their matches, advancing to the sectional tournament Aug. 26-28 at Springfield, Mass.

Team members are Mary Fitzgerald, Anne Lafond, Kali Bennert, Kathleen Hart, Joan Drake, Lois Lengyel, Patrice Fallon, Betsy Todd, Leandra Freemont-Smith and Prisca Thompson of Falmouth; Melinda Eaton of Cumberland; Sue Strausenburg of Westbrook; Carolyn Cianchette of South Portland; Deb Duryee and Bronwyn Huffard of Cape Elizabeth; Cathy Robinson of Yarmouth; and Sandy Stone of Portland.


The Maine Squeeze 12U AAU baseball team reached the semifinals of the Ripken Experience 12U Wave Rider Tournament, held July 31 through Aug. 5 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The team, which includes players from throughout Maine, went 5-3 in the tournament and fell to the Virginia Generals in the semifinals.


Kevin Rickett and Tom Newton recorded aces at Toddy Brook Golf Course on Aug. 6. Rickett aced the 151-yard fourth hole, using a 7-iron for his first hole-in-one. Bill Webber and Eddie Brooks witnessed the shot. Newton’s shot also was a 7-iron, on the 133-yard 16th hole, and was witnessed by Tom Knight.


Jeremy Dugas carded a hole-in-one on the 16th hole at Toddy Brook Golf Course on Sunday, using a 9-iron. Witnesses were Peter Jankowiak, Rob Talbot and Keith Poley.


Kevin Welch made a hole-in-one on the 190-yard third hole at Salmon Falls Country Club on Saturday. He used a 3-wood for the shot, which was witnessed by Alex Welch.


Nick Conner recorded his 10th career hole-in-one, sinking a 6-iron from 182 yards on the 13th hole at Sable Oaks Golf Club. Conner’s playing partners were Mike O’Brien, Mary Doherty and Martin Doherty.