SANFORD-Senior Nate Martineau led the 2018 Sanford High School baseball team in four categories during the season according to stats released last week by Coach Mark Boissonneault.
Martineau led in batting average with a .400 mark, collecting 20 hits in 50 at bats; he led in runs scored with nine, on-base percentage with a .531 mark, and in slugging percentage with .500.
Marcus Gould was second in batting average at .300 with 15 hits in 50 at bats. Nick Liston was third, hitting .298 with 14 hits in 47 trips to the plate. Josiah Scott batted .275 and Jared Scarpelli batted .245 to round out the top five.
Ryan Connarton was second in on-base percentage with a .450 mark and Chase Kerrigan was third at .400.
Liston, Kerrigan and Connarton tied for second in runs scored with 6 apiece.
Liston's .409 slugging average placed him second while Scott's .353 average placed him third.
Liston led in doubles with five and Connarton had four.
Connarton led the team in RBIs with nine followed by Scarpelli with eight and Wyatt L'Heureux with six.
Gould recorded the highest fielding percentage with a 1.000 mark followed by Kerrigan (.968), Scott (.958) and Liston (.960).
In the pitching department, Kerrigan had the lowest earned run average at 2.51, allowing only 11 earned runs in 30.2 innings. Martineau allowed 13 earned runs in 24.1 innings for a 3.74 ERA. Martineau finished with a team leading 2-0 won-loss record and led the team in strikeouts with 34. Scott fanned 25 batters and Kerrigan struck out 23.
Girls tennis awards
Anna Johnson was named MVP at the Sanford High School girls tennis banquet held at the end of the season it was announced by Coach Lisa Velandry.
Kim Works received the Most Improved Player Award while Ayssa Sibley and Elaine Howley were presented Coaches Awards.
All-Academic Awards went to Taylor McDonald, Mariette Waterhouse, Brianna Racicot and Anna Johnson.
Captains of the team were Taylor McDonald, Sara Baker, Johnson and Works.
Seniors on the team were McDonald, Baker, Racicot, Mikala Lewis, Ines Galvoa, Laura Fitzgerald, Lauren Davis, Abby Provencher, and Jessica Bucklin.
Mainers host North Adams tonight
The Sanford Mainers will host North Adams tonight at 6:30 p.m. They will host Winnipesaukee tomorrow and the Valley Blue Sox on Monday.
On Tuesday the Mainers will play at Vermont then host North Adams on Wednesday. They will play at Valley on Thursday then travel to New Bedford on Friday.