Raider weekly sports recaps


The Raiders traveled to Lake Region for a meet with Cape Elizabeth, the Lakers and North Yarmouth Academy last Friday. The FA boys came away with the first overall win of the season and the girls finished a very impressive second to NYA.

Highlights include:

Erika Dennery running a fine 400-meter for the win. Erika has been battling shin splints all season long and told Coach Kevin McDonald that was the first race with no pain.

“States may be in her future, we shall see,” Coach McDonald said.

Juliet Fink competed in the triple jump, 800, mile and two-mile and scored in each event.

“This young lady has been working and the results are showing. States may also be in Juliet’s future,” the coach said.

Anna Lastra continues to lower her best marks in the mile and two mile. Last week, Anna took 12 seconds off her two-mile time and last Friday she lowered her mile best by 10 seconds.

“This is huge to improve at this rate. Coach Miller has this young lady on fire and the best is yet to come,” Coach McDonald said.

Bailey Friedman is coming on at just the right time, tossing the shot put 34-feet 6.25-inches.

“She has become one of the dominating throwers in the State and is throwing the discus very well also,” the coach reported. “Multiple podiums at States may be in Bailey’s future.”

Elizabeth Grzyb, the defending state champion in the javelin, is on target to defend that crown.

On the boys’ side, Forrest Stearns is struggling. Although he won the 200 meters, he was beaten in his event — the 400.

“We feel strongly that Forrest can right the ship and go on to become the state champion that he should be. Will this happen? Forrest has the talent, and time will tell,” Coach McDonald said.

Eric Hannes is racing very well. His 800 meters was impressive and he came back and ran a great leg on the record setting 4x400 relay.

TJ Rose and Patrick Carty are emerging as threats at States in the mile and two-mile.

“These are tough events, but these two have been working very hard at practice and, what do you know, they are seeing results,” the coach said.

Andrew Lyman is “crushing it” in the shot and discus. Andrew won both events. His shot is just getting better and better and the discus is sailing.

“Andrew’s potential is unlimited. 50-feet in the shot is on the table and I, for one, hope this young man accomplishes this goal,” Coach McDonald said.

The FA boys 4x400 relay ran a new facility record at 3:38.04.

“It was our first 4x4 of the year, what a way to start,” the coach said. Members included Eric Hannes, Liuke Yang, Elijah Thompson and Forrest Streans. “My hat is off to these student athletes. A great race and a very bright future.”

Girls’ results

100 meters: 2. Skye Collins 14.51; 3. Stephanie Grabenwarter 14.72.

200 meters: 4. Stephanie Grabenwarter 31.01; 5. Erika Dennery 31.06; 6. Emily McDermith 31.24; 8. Kristen Dostie 32.89.

400 meters: 1. Erika Dennery 1:08.58; 2. Emily McDermith 1:11.26; 3. Skye Collins 1:12.48; 4. Kristen Dostie 1:15.744.

800 meters: 4. Juliet Fink 2:54.61.

1600 meters: 1. Anna Lastra 5:32.86; 5. Juliet Fink 6:055.91.

3200 meters: 2. Anna Lastra 12:14.05; 4. Juliet Fink 13:40.75.

300 meter hurdles: 4. Elizabeth Grzyb 1:00.67.

High Jump: 2. Sarah Welch 4-8.

Long Jump: 2. Skye Collins 14-7.25; 6. Stephanie Grabenwarter 12-7.75; 8. Kristen Dostie 12-2.50.

Shot Put: 1. Bailey Friedman 34-6.25; 5. Courtney Batchelor 22-4; 7. Laura Friedman 20-6.50; 8. Alexandrea Walker 20-4.50; 12. Karalyn Holtgrefe 17-1; 13. Herlihy MacKenzie 15-10.75.

Discus: 2. Elizabeth Grzyb 87-2; 3. Bailey Friedman 86-3; 5. Alexandrea Walker 63-10; 7. Courtney Batchelor 51-10; 8. Karalyn Holtgrefe51-4; 11. Herlihy MacKenzie 47-7; 14. Laura Friedman 32-3.

Javelin: 1. Elizabeth Grzyb 99-7; 2. Bailey Friedman 67-11; 5. Alexandrea Walker 48-2; 9. Herlihy MacKenzie 43-6; 11. Karalyn Holtgrefe 40-11; 12. Laura Friedman 38-9.

Boys’ results

100 meters: 2. Elijah Thompson 12.05; 8. Liuke Yang 12.94; 10. Spencer Thomas 13.05.

200 meters: 1. Forrest Stearns 24.22; 3. Njemile Phillip 25.64; 5. Spencer Thomas 26.50.

400 meters: 2. Forrest Stearns 56.99; 4. Elijah Thompson 58.64; 5. Dacota Griffin 58.68; 6. Njemile Phillip 59.61.

800 meters: 2. Eric Hannes 2:03.90; 4. TJ Rose 2:18.54; 6. Sully Briggs 2:23.655; 8. Christian Bedell 2:29.93; 10. David Powers 2:44.05; 11. Reed Wales 2:51.28.

1600 meters: 4. TJ Rose 4:47.94; 5. Patrick Carty 4:50.95; 8. Christian Bedell 5:45.61; 10. Reed Wales 6:20.04.

3200 meters: 3. Patrick Carty 10:19.74.

300 meter hurdles: 2. Njemile Phillip 57.58.

High Jump: 3. Colt Whitten 5-2.

Pole Vault: 1. Dacota Griffin 9-6.

Long Jump: 3. Liuke Yang 18-2.50; 9. Colt Whitten 15-7.

Triple Jump: 2. Colt Whitten 35-7.

Shot Put: 1. Andrew Lyman 46-2; 3. Winston Richards 36-3.50; 6. Jaquan Causer 31-10.25; 8. Tyler Wang 30-6; 15. Josh Desroche 26-4.50; 16. Reid O’Brien 25-8.75; 20. Aaron Hennessy 20-4.

Discus: 1. Andrew Lyman 118-0; 6. Winston Richards 99-4; 7. Jaquan Causer 84-7; 8. Joseph DeRemer 80-8; 9. Josh Desroche 77-3; 10. Hunter Griffin 77-1; 12. Tyler Wang 74-0; 18. Reid O’Brien 63-9; 21. Aaron Hennessy 57-8.

Javelin: 4. Liuke Yang 100-9; 5. Jaquan Causer 94-1; 7. Hunter Griffin 79-9; 14. Josh Desroche 63-2; 15. Christian Bedell 62-5; 17. Reid O’Brien 57-0; 21. Aaron Hennessy 52-9.

1600 race walk: 1. David Powers 14:48.71.


Gray-NG 4, Raiders 1: Brandon Ludwig pitched a complete game five-hitter last Friday, striking out 10 and walking four in a loss to the Patriots. It was Ludwig’s first start of the year. The junior struck out the last five batters he faced in the game.

Fryeburg’s single run came in the first inning on a Nick L’Heureux-Carland double.

Greely 12, Raiders 2: On Tuesday, Fryeburg entertained first place Greely and lost 12-2. Fryeburg wasted a complete game pitching effort by senior left-hander Liam LeConey, who gave up only three earned runs, while the defense behind him made a season-high 10 errors. LeConey threw 100 pitches, 69 were strikes and only 31 balls. It was LeConey’s best effort of the year, Coach Gregg Corbin said.

“Many of the errors came on routine plays that were not made by both the infield and outfield,” the coach said.

Fryeburg avoided the shutout by scoring two runs in the bottom of the fifth on three hits by Ben Southwick, Joe Coffey-Slattery and Nick Kiesman.

Next: Fryeburg Academy hosts Kennebunk today (May 22) and follows that up with a home game against Lake Region on Memorial Day, Monday, at 11 a.m.


Fryeburg Academy 8, Lake Region 4: 
Sophomore Joe Schrader scored three goals and had one assist to lead the Raiders over the Lakers in Naples. Freshman Huxley Lovering put in two with two assists, while junior Corey Thibodeau had a goal and one assist. Senior Mike Dandaneau also had a goal. Sophomore Ryan Carrociollo scored once and junior AJ Worcester had four assists.

Junior goalie Malik Mobley stopped 17 of the 21 shots.

“Our ability to possess the ball and let our defensemen rest was the key to the game,” FA Coach Scott Lees said. “When the defense had to stop the attack of the Lakers, they were able to with great success.”

One “downer” for the Raiders was a knee injury to junior defenseman Josh Osgood, which ended his season.

Fryeburg Academy 21, Mt. Blue 1
: The Raiders recorded five hat tricks and scored three goals in the first minute to beat the Cougars.

“Mt. Blue didn’t know what they were about to face when they showed up at the Academy on Saturday morning,” Coach Lees said. “Our team was ready to go.”

Eight players scored as Huxley Lovering led the scoring barrage with five goals and four assists. The freshman was on top of his game and it showed. Junior AJ Worcester had five assists and a goal. Senior Greg Sargent netted his first varsity hat trick. Joe Schrader found the back of the net three times. Even freshman Jeremiah Schrader scored his first varsity goal. Corey Thibodeau scored one and Mike Dandaneau scored four with an assist. Freshman Owen Fielder Sullivan scored his first goal of his young career.

“We were able to put in every player and work on our different strategies. We did not mean to run the score up. With all of our starters out, we were still scoring. Believe me, we have been on the other side of this score. It feels better on this side,” Coach Lees said. “We have, for the first time in my career at Fryeburg Academy, won two in a row. Our remaining schedule is very favorable for the best finish in a long time.”




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