Erica Jesseman of Scarborough won the Hartford Marathon on Saturday for the second time in three years and qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic marathon trials.

Jesseman, 24, finished in a personal-best time of 2 hours, 38 minutes, 8 seconds. She was a minute and a half ahead of runner-up Hilary Dionne of Cambridge, Mass.


Dale McElhaney recorded his second career hole-in-one on the fifth hole at Brunswick Golf Club on Oct. 10. McElhaney used a 9-iron for the 105-yard shot, which was witnessed by Bob Hurd and Jim Merritt.

McElhaney’s previous hole-in-one came on the fourth hole at Brunswick Golf Club last year.

Leo Simard carded a hole-in-one on the 10th hole at Biddeford-Saco Country Club on Oct. 11. Simard used a 5-hybrid for the 125-yard shot. He was playing with Bob Doherty, Artie Doherty and Ken Bissell.

Glen Stimson aced the sixth hole at Nonesuch River Golf Club on Oct. 11. Stimson used an 8-iron for the 140-yard shot, which was witnessed by Ryan Stimson.

Tony Napolitano made a hole-in-one on the 145-yard 16th hole at Falmouth Country Club on Oct. 13. Napolitano used a 6-iron for the shot, which was witnessed by Bill Goodman, David Elo-witch and Jim Elowitch.

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