Mariner softball team struggles, but earns a win Scott's Sports Spot

Lily Gray winds up a pitch against Schenck. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls softball team lost to Sumner 18-6 on May 17. Brittany Gray pitched at the start with Deja Benner finishing out. We hit well but couldn’t keep Sumner from scoring. Lily Gray and Abby Stinson each had two singles, Katie Hutchinson and Brienna Limeburner each had …

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Mariner boys tennis team wins, girls lose in doubleheader Scott's Sports Spot

Deer Isle—The girls tennis team lost a double header to Calais 4-1 and 4-1 on May 11 in Calais. In the first match, Jordyn Judkins lost 8-0, Emma Plummer lost 8-1, and Marissa Judkins lost 8-2. In the doubles, Orly Vaughn/Riley Getto won 8-4 and we forfeited the second doubles. …

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Mariner Brendan Penfold sets high goals for spring track season Scott's Sports Spot

A track team of one

Deer Isle—With the rain washing out all the spring sports except track this week, I caught up with runner Brendan Penfold to learn about his running with the George Stevens Academy track team this spring. Penfold placed second, behind GSA senior John Hassett, in the 800 meter and 1600 meter …

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Lacrosse gaining popularity at college level MMA teams show marked improvement this season

Eyes on the goal

CASTINE—After back-to-back seasons with an 0-15 record, the Maine Maritime Academy women’s lacrosse team went 6-7 on the regular season and earned a playoff game in the North Atlantic Conference playoffs against the University of Maine at Farmington on April 28. The Mariners lost the contest 15-4, but first-year coach …

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