SANFORD Valentina Drown and Megan O'Connell were the top scorers on Coach Diana Walker's Sanford High School girls lacrosse team it was announced last week. Drown led in goals scored with 31 and O'Connell was second with 24. Lauren Lapierre was next with 19 followed by Alysha Simpson with 11 and Marissa Laurendeau and Catherine Works with six apiece.

O'Connell led in assists with 13 followed by Drown with 10, Works with nine and Lapierre with seven. Simpson had four assists followed by Laurendeau, Tiffany Tanguay, and Phoebe Joy with two each.

Sanford scored a total of 108 goals on 145 shots while the number of goals scored against Sanford's defense was 141.

Goalie Chloe Royer recorded 119 saves.

The squad posted a 4-8 overall record. At the end of season banquet, Walker presented Royer with the Most Improved Player award while Drown received the Coaches Award and Phoebe Joy received the Rookie Award.

Drown received honorable mention to the All-Conference team and Phoebe Joy was named to the All-Rookie team.

Named to the All Academic team were Drown, O'Connell, Lydia Tanguay, Dylan Soule, Ella Hoenig, Alison Machinski, Natalie Morgan and Mia Noon.

Serving as captains of the team were Drown and Delaney Tanguay.

Earning varsity letters were Drown, O'Connell, Works, Simpson, Lapierre, Royer, Alia Chasse, Taylor Demers, Phoebe Joy, Maya Joy, Laurendeau, Kassidy Plante, Lydia Tanguay, Delaney Tanguay, Mackenzie Tierney and Tiffany Twombly.

Junior varsity awards went to Kelsey Briland, Emily Chabot, Riley Chasse, Elaina Hanselman, Ella Hoenig, Charity Junkins, Alison Machinski, Natalie Morgan, Mia Noon, Dylan Soule, and Taylor Whitten.

Sanford Little League 12-year-old all stars in 4-2 upset victory over York

Coach Scott Robitaille's Sanford Little League 12-year-old all stars came away with a 4-2 victory over favored York in playoff action Tuesday night. Team members include Brady Adams, Braydon Baron, Tyler Brennan, Isiah Cole, Noah Corliss, Ethan Fontaine, Easton Genest, Zach Kassim, Scott Long, Caleb Pelletier, Scott Robitaille, Jr., and Patrick White.

Mainers host Valley Blue Sox Sunday

As of Tuesday, the Sanford Mainers had a 7-12 record, good for sixth place in the NECBL Northern Division standings. North Adams leads the division with an 11-7 record followed by Vermont with a 12-8 record and Keene with a 10-7 mark. Upper Valley is fourth at 11-8 followed by Valley with an 8-10 record. Winnipesaukee is seventh with a 4-13 record.

Danbury leads the Southern Division with a 12-5 record.

Sanford plays on the road Friday and Saturday before hosting the Valley Blue Sox at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.