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  • PHYSICAL PLAY was the theme of the day as the Lakers took on Gray-NG. Here, Meghan Boos of Lake Region fights for the ball along the sideline. (Rivet Photo)

    Patriots throw Laker girls’ soccer team for a loss, 3-0

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Maria Valente is a dangerous weapon even when she is 20 yards away from the soccer goal and standing out-of-bounds. The Patriot senior scored a goal on a long toss from the sideline that sailed over the outstretched hand of Lake Region goalie Isabel Scribner with 1:23 left in […]

  • DEFENDERS ON THE MOVE — Part of Fryeburg Academy's success this fall has been the play of a veteran defensive unit including Mary Shea (left) and Shelby Hesselin seen here in a prelim game against Greely. (Rivet Photo)

    York ousts Raiders 2-0 in field hockey quarterfinals

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer YORK — If you can’t beat Number 1, at least prove to them you belong. Fryeburg Academy may have finished the regular season as the eighth seed in Class B West, but the Raiders gave the undefeated Wildcats all they could handle Saturday. Fryeburg was up to the challenge, […]

  • 2-POINT CONVERSION comes up short as FA receiver Ben Southwick is knocked out of bounds. (Rivet Photos)

    Playing with heavy hearts, inspired Gorham drops 47-22 decision to Raiders

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer FRYEBURG — On a day when Fryeburg Academy clinched a chance to play in the Class B football playoffs, excitement was replaced by sadness. Raider players could only imagine what the guys across the field felt as they tried to put forth their best effort in memory of “Superman.” […]

  • ELECTRICFYING RUN — Dakota Stover broke free for a 75-yard kickoff return.

    Lakers strike early, wake up sleeping giant as Wells rolls, 55-14

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer If a football game was just 24 minutes long, Lake Region certainly could claim they dominated a 5-2 Wells squad early Friday night. A depleted Laker lineup bullied the bully, grinding it out for two long drives — one taking nearly six minutes off the clock before a fumble […]

  • 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)

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. […]