Archive for ‘Sports’

  • EARLY CELEBRATION — Teammates congratulate Nicole Thurston after scoring on a penalty stroke late in Saturday's prelim tournament game against Greely. (Rivet Photo)

    ‘Hungry’ Raiders bounce Greely in playoff opener

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — A lesson the Raiders learned when they lost to Greely 2-1 in the regular season finale was statistics lie. Fryeburg dominated the stat sheet, amassing 25 penalty corner chances and firing 28 shots on goal. Greely had just four shots, but the Rangers pulled out a 2-1 […]

  • MAKING A STOP — Lake Region defender Grace Farrington makes a stop during last Saturday's night game against Fryeburg Academy. (Rivet Photo)

    Lakers blank Raiders 2-0 to notch girls’ soccer playoff spot

    At this time of the year, teams on the playoff bubble earn their way into the tournament. After slipping to the final playoff spot — from #7 to #10 in Class B West — with two regular season games left, Lake Region Coach Harvey Toews impressed upon his players that their game Saturday against rival […]

  • GOING NOWHERE — Lake Region's Lexus Rodriguez applies the finishing touches on a stop against Freeport Friday night. (Rivet Photos)

LAKERS 
FREEPORT
First Downs: LR 14, FRE 16
Penalties: LR 9-80, FRE 8-85
Turnovers: LR 2, FRE 2
Rushing: LR 34-202, FRE 43-213
Individual Rushing: LR, Kyle DeSouza 17-123, Doug Banks 3-14, Donovan Eaton 3-16, Lexus Rodriguez 8-49, Gunnar Harriman 3-30; FRE, Brady Lafrance 6-23, Tyler Julian 12-50, Peter LaMagna 22-151, Eli Fox 3-minus 11
Passing: LR 4-11-93, FRE 5-14-57
Receiving: LR, Quinn Piland 2-70, Nick Hall 1-12, Marcus DeVoe 1-23; FRE, Jake Perry 3-27, Peter LaMagna 1-9, Brady Lafrance 1-21
Tackles (solo, assist, total): LR, Jay Justason 4-2-6, Cole Jakobs 3-2-5, Donovan Eaton 4-3-7, Nick Lepage 0-2-2, Andrew Douglass 9-2-11, Lexus Rodriguez 4-2-6, Gunnar Harriman 3-2-5, Dakota Stover 0-1-1, Nick Gagnon 1-0-1, Nick Hall 1-0-1, Curtis Gerrish 1-1-2, Todd Crawford 0-1-1, Joey Beaulieu 0-1-1, Zach Clark 0-1-1, Jack Dow 1-0-1

    Lakers wrap up Freeport, 28-14

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer With a rookie offensive line, Lake Region hasn’t had too many opportunities to “dominate” the trenches. Friday, they did. Senior Kyle DeSouza recorded his second 100-plus rushing game in a matter of a few weeks to lead the Lakers to a 28-14 victory over Freeport. Coach Brian Jahna feels […]

  • DROPPED FOR NO GAIN — Fryeburg Academy linebacker Matt Boucher wraps up Falmouth's George Gilbert for no gain.

    Falmouth sails past Raiders, 41-6

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — Turn the ball over against a bad or mediocre team, there is still a chance to pull out a win. Lose the turnover battle (4 to 1) against a talented football team, there is little chance of spinning an upset. Two first half miscues resulted in 14 […]

  • Laker, Raider golf teams qualify for State Finals

    Local high school players fared well at the Western Maine Conference golf championships held at Willowdale Golf Club in Scarborough. Reese McFarlane of Cape Elizabeth won the match with rounds of 36 and 35 to finish with a 71. Here’s how local players finished: 3. Jordan Lowe, FA, 39-39-78 T-5. Tyler Walker, LR, 42-41-83 11. […]

  • Lake Region weekly sports recaps

    BOYS’ SOCCER The winless streak is finally over the for Laker boys. The Lakers finally snapped their 30-game losing streak, beating school rival Poland at Lake Region this past Saturday morning. With a slight rain falling, the Lakers played with great intensity and skill, moving the ball well against the Knights in the first half. […]

  • Fryeburg Academy weekly recaps

    FIELD HOCKEY The Raiders will be in the playoffs after next week, but the question will be whether they can climb high enough in the Class B West Heals to host a game or whether they will be road warriors. The FA girls battled Falmouth under the lights last Monday to a 3-2 loss in […]

  • CAREER NIGHT — First year running back, senior Kyle DeSouza had a career night on Homecoming, rushing for 158 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Lakers to their first win of the season, 42-18. (Rivet Photo)

    Laker D turns up the heat, force four turnovers in 42-18 win over Gray-NG

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Brian Jahna and his Lake Region football staff can take a deep breath. So can the Lakers who no longer are staring at a zero in the win column. For the first time in years, Lake Region celebrated on Homecoming as first-year running back Kyle DeSouza had a coming […]

  • CELEBRATING A BIG HOMECOMING WIN — There were plenty of hugs being shared after the Lakers edged Traip Academy 2-1 last Wednesday night. Pictured (left to right) are Danica Chadwick (#14), Devynn Turner, goalie Isabel Scribner (back to) and Grace Farrington. (Rivet Photo)

    Laker girls’ soccer team nets much needed win

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Persistence paid off for CeCe Hancock and Lauren Jakobs during last Wednesday’s Homecoming game against Traip Academy. After missing an open net with 9:56 left and the game tied at 1-1, Hancock split through two Traip defenders and buried a hard drive for the winner with 7:52 left to […]

  • TIPPED AWAY — Lake Region senior captain Michael Rust tips away a shot in the second half of last Friday's Homecoming game against Cape Elizabeth. The Capers scored five times in the first half en route to a 6-0 win. (Rivet Photo)

    Lake Region weekly sports recaps

    BOYS SOCCER The Laker varsity boys lost another heartbreaking game last week (Sept. 23) at Kittery against Traip Academy. After two well-played games against Kennebunk and Waynflete, Coach Mike Chaine thought the boys’ positive momentum would hold strong and the Lakers would get into the win column. Both the Lakers and Traip were looking for […]