Sacred Hearts 6th grader Johnny Ryan of Haverhill won the Level 7 Region 6 (New Englands) gymnastics titles in the vault and parallel bars. He also took fourth on the floor.
Phillips junior Alex Fleury of North Andover broke his own all-time area 800 record on May 11. He clocked a 1:52.43, easily topping his record 1:53.79 from this winter.
Colton Fahey of Andover scored with nine seconds left in OT to give Pingree an 8-7 win over New Hampton. Fahey has 23 goals and 16 assists for the 17-1 Highlanders.
Each Plymouth State sports gives a Panther Award to an individual who best represents PSU on the field and in the community.
Emily Sauls of North Andover (women’s lacrosse quad-captain) and Jenna O’Malley of Methuen (women’s soccer) were honored.
I dropped the ball on last week’s UTL birthdays. We gave a nod to Methuen hockey great Kaia Hollingsworth but overlooked her talented twin Aidan (hockey/lacrosse). They turned 17 on May 15.
Nick Maccario of Bradford Country Club teamed with Mike Calef of Pine Oaks to win the 194-team Mass. Four-Ball Championships at the International Golf Club.
CAKES ARE BAKING
UTL birthday wishes go out to Central hoopster George Smith (17 Tuesday), North Andover sprinter Tyler Glendon (18 Tuesday), BC hockey coach Katie King Crowley of Salem (Friday), PMA softball’s Sara D’Agostino (17 Friday) and Methuen tennis’ J-C Metivier (18 Saturday).
Brown football is bringing in a top receiver prospect in Allan Houston III of Rye (N.Y.) Country Day, the son of former NBA All-Star Allan Houston.
ONE FINAL THOUGHT
If you can bring a smile to someone’s face today, just do it.