Hafford’s homer lifts Warriors

Posted May 05, 2009, at 10:13 p.m.

ASHLAND, Maine — Lucas Hafford hit a game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Ashland Hornets to a 9-6 baseball victory over Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook Tuesday.

Henry Milligan had tied the game moments earlier with an RBI double to start Ashland’s four-run, final-inning uprising.

Hafford also had two singles, two runs scored and a total of four RBIs, while Tony Baker scored twice in support of winning pitcher Jeremy Tarr.

Cody Robinson hit a two-run home run for Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook in the first inning, and Tyler Robinson added a solo shot in the top of the sixth.

So. Aroostook (3-2) 300 111 0 — 6 7 3

Ashland (2-1) 100 400 4 — 9 6 4

Goodall, T. Robinson (6) and C. Robinson; Tarr and Baker

Hodgdon 26, East Grand 20

At Danforth Monday, Ryan Wellington drove in six runs with a triple and two singles as Hodgdon outlasted East Grand in a slugfest that featured 34 hits between the two teams.

Jake Tidd had four singles in Hodgdon’s 21-hit attack, Travis Quint had a triple and two singles and Levi Tidd had three singles and two RBIs.

David Cropley had a double and two singles and knocked in five runs for East Grand. Abe Britton and Andrew Gilman also had a double and two singles with Britton driving inthree runs.

Hodgdon (1-3) 521 364 5 — 26 21 2

East Grand (1-1) 341 731 1 — 20 13 6

Ryan, L. Tidd (3), Wellington (5), Ryan (7) and J. Tidd; Steeves, Britton (6) and Cousins

C. Aroostook 17, LCS-MSSM 0

At Limestone, Manny Martinez had a triple, two singes, and two RBIs to lead Central Aroostook of Mars Hill past the Limestone-MSSM Eagles.

Brendan York had two singles and three RBIs for the Panthers and earned the win.

Singles by Danny Cote and Nate Berube were the only hits for the Eagles.

LCS-MSSM (1-3) 000 00 — 0 2 3

C. Aroostook (3-1) 033 47 — 17 8 1

Parent, Brown (1), Stevens (4) and Tracy; York, Brewer (5) and Folsom

Greenville 10, Valley 0

At Bingham, sophomore Jeremy St. Louis pitched a no-hitter in his second career start for the Lakers.

St. Louis struck out 12 and walked just one, and was backed by a Greenville defense that made just one error.

Emerson Sikes led Greenville’s offense with a triple, single and two RBIs. John Muzzy added a double, single and two RBIs.

Greenville (2-0) 001 124 2 — 10 13 1

Valley (0-3) 000 000 0 — 0 0 2

St. Louis and Breton, Mathieu, Wade (6) and J. Hunnewell

Rockland 17, Winslow 12

At Winslow, Lucas Morrill reached base all six times on a double, two walks and three singles to score four runs and lead Rockland past Winslow.

Andy Murphy tripled and doubled with two RBIs for the Tigers. Dave McGuire hit a two-run double.

Joey McLean tripled and singled to lead Winslow. Kevin Martin doubled and singled and John McCabe added two singles.

Rockland (3-3) 001 870 1 — 17 12 8

Winslow (4-2) 052 050 0 — 12 8 5

Dennison, Morrill (5) and Nelsen; Siviski, McLean (4), Savoy (5), Siviski (6) and McCabe

Old Town 11, Mattanawcook 1

At Lincoln, Shane Nadeau pitched a four-hitter as the Coyotes earned their first win of the season.

Dan LeBreton led Old Town offensively with a home run, double and three RBIs, while Casey Estes singled twice with an RBI and Cody Cross doubled, singled, scored three runs and had one RBI.

Tyler Tash singled twice for Mattanawcook Academy.

Old Town (1-4) 201 053 — 11 10 2

Mattanawcook (3-2) 001 000 — 1 4 5

Nadeau and Richardson; Bernier, White (6) and Crocker

Softball

Limestone 15, C. Aroostook 3

At Limestone, winning pitcher Jasmine Cote had four singles and two RBIs to lift the unbeaten Eagles to their fifth victory.

Victoria St. Pierre added a double, two singles and three RBIs for Limestone-Maine School of Science and Mathematics, while Chelsea Leighton had two singles and three RBIs and Kelly Peers doubled twice with two RBIs.

Brianne Hartin led Central Aroostook of Mars Hill with a double and single.

C. Aroostook (1-3) 020 010 — 3 6 0

Limestone-MSSM (5-0) 600 252 — 15 16 2

Mosher and Donahue; Cote and St. Pierre

GHCA sweeps Washburn

At Washburn, Greater Houlton Christian Academy scored the winning run in the final inning of both games as the Eagles defeated Washburn 14-13 in the first game and 15-14 in the second game.

In the first game, Mikayla Wiley capped an eight-run seventh inning when Olivia Lee walked with the bases loaded for the Eagles. Lee hit three singles and Kasi Parker added two singles.

Meghan Saucier hit two singles and a two-run home run to lead Washburn. Amanda Libby singled four times.

In the second game, McKenzie McGuire stole home on a dropped third strike to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning for Greater Houlton Christian. Parker doubled and singled and Megan Carroll singled twice.

Rachel Parker had two singles and a home run for the Beavers. Rebecca Campbell hit two singles.

(First Game)

GHCA 000 132 8 — 14 5 4

Washburn 422 230 0 — 13 14 0

Smart and Parker; Campbel, Saucier (4), Sperrey (6) and Libby

(Second Game)

Washburn (0-3) 309 200 0 — 14 10 2

GHCA (3-1) 441 032 1 — 15 7 2

Libby, Campbell (4) and Sperrey, Libby (4); Parker, Smart (4) and Barnes, Parker (4)

So. Aroostook 22, Ashland 15

At Ashland, Sara Crandall hit two singles, a double and knocked in three runs as Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook defeated Ashland.

Elizabeth Goodall added three singles and three RBIs for the Warriors.

Andrea Mayo tripled and singled with three RBIs for the Hornets. Brooke Labelle added a two-run triple.

So. Aroostook (3-3) 474 102 4 — 22 12 2

Ashland (1-2) 350 202 3 — 15 15 2

Charrette and E. Goodall; Donovan, Poulin (2) and Labelle

Greenville 23, Valley 14

At Bingham, Miranda Drinkwater hit two singles and drove in four runs to help lead Greenville past Valley to win its first game since 2007.

Ruby Rockwell had a double and two singles with three RBIs for the Lakers. Emma Wilson had three singles and three RBIs and Ashley Munroe doubled and singled.

Maria Leathers hit three singles and knocked in three runs to lead Valley. Shannon Rich had a double, two singles and two RBIs.

Greenville (1-1) 121 (12)00 7 — 23 25 5

Valley (2-1) 121 701 2 — 14 16 4

Soule, Hamilton (6) and Wilson; Schultz, Costello (4), Brown (5), Schultz (6) and Leathers

Mattanawcook 7, Old Town 2

At Lincoln, sophomore righthander Tayla Trask scattered two runs, both unearned, on three hits while striking out 12 and not walking a batter as the undefeated Lynx ran their record to 6-0.

Trask, who pitched a perfect game Monday against John Bapst of Bangor, pitched around an error and two singles to allow just one first-inning run while retiring the next 12 Coytoe batters after that.

Mattanawcook took the lead for good with two second-inning runs, both coming with two outs. Jessica Fortin singled, went to second on a passed ball and scored on Brooke Hanscom’s sharp single to left. Vinni Nesin, who followed up Fortin’s single by reaching on a fielder’s choice, came around on a fielding error.

Fortin drove in MA’s third run in the third with a hard single down the left field line, while the Lynx put it away with a single run in the fourth and three more in the sixth.

Freshman Sierra Pierce singled, walked, stole a base and scored twice while Trask laced an RBI single in the sixth.

Amy Singer drove in 4-1 Old Town’s first run with a bunt single in the first while Sarah Wilcox plated the other with an RBI groundout in the sixth. Hilary Campbell and Wilcox singled for the Coyotes’ other hits.

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