Winter Sports Update

Waynflete Athletics, Waynflete, Portland, Maine, Brian Beard – CIP

Update #7: Check out the awesome Winter Sports slideshow below, put together by Sophia Mayone ’17! Final highlights from the Winter Season:

  • Boy’s Basketball made it to the semifinals; Girl’s Basketball made it to the quarterfinals.
  • Boys’ and Girls’ hockey both made the playoffs after an awesome season!
  • The Alpine Ski Team were Class A State Champs!
  • Willson Moore ’17 was the Individual State Nordic Champ in skate and classic; he and Ellie Chidsey ’17 qualified for the Eastern High School Championships in Vermont on March 18 and 19. Freshmen Nicholas Werner and Clara Sandberg both qualified for the U-16 New England Championships!
  • Two US Athletes were featured in The Forecaster‘s “Winter Athletes of the Year.” Congrats Willson Moore, ’17 and Annika Brooks, ’17!

Update #6: The nordic team competed in the New England qualifier on Sunday at Black Mountain. Four skiers qualified for the New England championships, (likely the most qualifiers Waynflete has ever had).

Seniors Willson Moore (2nd overall) and Ellie Chidsey qualified to compete in the Eastern High Schools Championship in Vermont on March 18th and 19th.

Freshmen Nicholas Werner and Clara Sandberg qualified to compete in the under 16 New England Championship next weekend in Farmington.

Congratulations and good luck to them all!

Update #5: The Falmouth/Waynflete Boy’s Alpine Ski Team are State Champs! Parker Seeley, the lone Flyer, helped secure the Class A title.

Willson Moore is the Class C State Individual Nordic Champion in both Nordic and Classic skiing! The Boy’s Nordic team placed 5th out of 12 teams, and Ellie Chidsey led the Girl’s team to an amazing 4th place finish in the Class C Championships. Ellie placed 6th in Classic and 4th in Skate. Congrats!

Boy’s Hockey (SoPo/Waynflete/Freeport Cooperative) qualified for the play-offs as the #7 seed in Class A South. They play Wednesday against Cheverus.

Update #4: Boy’s Basketball was beaten by Madison in the Semis, 52-47. Game story here.

Update #3: Girl’s Basketball fell to Monmouth in the Quarters 45-40; Boy’s moved on to the Semis beating Richmond 57-52! Game story here.

Update #2: Boy’s Basketball had a thriller against Old Orchard Beach and came out on top, 51-46. On to Augusta!

Update #1: Girl’s Basketball bested Traip on Tuesday, and will play Monmouth Academy in the quarterfinals on Monday at 11:30am at the Augusta Civic Center. Read the story on the great Traip game!

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#6 seed Waynflete Girls Basketball will host #11 seed Traip Academy on Tuesday at 6:00 pm.

#7 seed Waynflete Boys Basketball will host #10 seed Old Orchard Beach on Thursday at 5:00 pm.

Girls swimming placed 9th at the South Southwesterns meet on Saturday. Kiera MacWhinnie won both the 100 Freestyle and the 100 Backstroke. Boys swimming competes at the Southwesterns on Monday. Kiera was also awarded “Swimmer of the Meet” honor as voted on by the coaches. Congrats Kiera!

Both boys and girls nordic ski teams placed 6th at the WMC championship meet on Saturday. Willson Moore paced the boys team with a first place finish in the skate and a 2nd place finish in the classic. Ellie Chidsey paced the girls with a 13th place finish in the skate and a 9th place finish in the classic.

Girls hockey fell to Scarborough 5-1 in the south semis. Congratulations to head coach Bob Mills and the team on a great season. Their final record was 10-10. Boys hockey is currently in 7th place in class A south with 4 games to play.