Four hockey players from Maine recently helped squads from the Assabet Valley Girls Program in Concord, Mass., win USA Hockey Tier I national championships at Marlborough, Mass.

Molly Strabley, a Yarmouth resident who attends Loomis Chaffee in Winslow, Conn., played for the U-19 champions.

Kat Pate, a resident of Saco who attends Westminster School in Simsbury, Mass., and Kara Violette, a Greene resident who attends St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Mass., played for the U-16 champions.

Keri St. Denis, who lives in Auburn and attends St. Paul’s School in Concord, Mass., played for the U-14 national champions.

Bob Tourangeau of Scarborough made a hole-in-one on the sixth hole at Spring Meadows Golf Club on April 19. Tourangeau used a hybrid for the 124-yard shot, which was witnessed by Phil Boucher of Lewiston.

Bob Brickel made his second career hole-in-one on the fourth hole at Martindale Country Club on Sunday. He used a 6-iron for the 173-yard shot, which was witnessed by Rich Charloff, Richard Bornstein and Mark Rock.

Ed Chamberlain used a 9-iron to ace the 92-yard sixth hole at Deep Brook on April 22. Witnesses were Dave Simard, Alan Carr and Jeff Golojuch.

Frank Pizzo, coach of the women’s sailing team at Bowdoin College, recently was named the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s women’s coach of the year.

Freshman Kaylee Schwitzer of Annapolis, Md., was chosen as a second-team skipper, and sophomore Ayaka Okawa of Nagoya, Japan, was recognized as a second-team crew member.