GORHAM — The Bowdoin Polar Bears from Brunswick swept two games from the University of Southern Maine in college softball action Thursday.
They won the first game 7-1 and the second 5-2.
In the first game, Gen Barlow hit a two-run homer to power Bowdoin, while Amy Hackett doubled and singled to knock in a run.
Sarah Deroche singled twice and knocked in USM’s run.
In the second game, Melissa Dellatore allowed two runs on seven hits while striking out 13 and Hillary Smyth drove in three runs with a double for Bowdoin.
Katie Davis singled, doubled and drove in two runs for USM.
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St. Joseph’s sweeps Mount Ida
At Newton, Mass., St. Joseph’s of Standish took a pair of games from Mount Ida College, winning game one 6-4 and game two 3-1.
In the first game, Katelyn Call drove in a run with a double as the Monks strung together nine hits and scored three times in the sixth to surge ahead for good.
Jill Howard led the charge with three singles and an RBI.
Erica Belliveau hit a solo home run for Mount Ida.
In the second game, Lindsay Moore doubled and singled twice while Rae-Marie Copan struck out seven to help the Monks get the sweep.
Kristen Guerrero drove in Mount Ida’s lone run with a single.
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Husson, Salem State split
At Salem, Mass., Aimee Mortensen and Lona Sargent each drove in a run to lead Husson University to a 2-1 win over Salem State in the second game of a doubleheader.
Salem won the opener 3-1.
In the second game, Kelly Naegelin gave up one run on three hits while striking out four to earn the win for Husson, which scored both of its runs in the sixth on base hits by Mortensen and Sargent.
Jeanette Doucette knocked in Salem State’s run with a single.
In the first game, Gabbie Vitale and Jenna Lentine each had two hits to power the hosts.
Michelle Grifoni doubled in a run for Salem State.
Sargent and Brianna Webster singled while Naegelin doubled for Husson.
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Husson 16, Thomas 7
At Bangor, Husson jumped out to a 13-2 halftime lead and coasted to the win over the visiting Terriers from Waterville.
Stephanie Eaton posted three goals for the 5-5 Eagles while assisting on two others. Kim Gambon led the scoring with four goals, and Megan Clement had two. Caitlyn Stauffer also scored twice while Jami-Miranda Ladd added another goal. Kaleigh Morneau had 10 saves on 17 shots.
Ceara DiBiase had two goals for 2-6 Thomas while Terissa Ridge, Megan Denby and Kiley Jolicoeur also scored. Tehia Cates saved 11 of 27 shots.
Thomas sweeps UMF
At Waterville, Cody Vigue hit a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to help Thomas College rally past the University of Maine at Farmington 4-3 in the Thursday’s nightcap.
Thomas also won the opener 5-4.
In the first game, Rob Nutter homered and Joshua Gray had a double and two runs scored for the Terriers. Jeff Richardson hit a double.
Ben Pearson doubled and knocked in two runs to pace the Beavers. Alex Goldrup tripled and scored, and Ian McAlister singled twice.
In the second game, Ben Goodall doubled, singled and scored a run for Thomas. Nutter doubled with two RBIs.
McAlister had a double, two singles and a run for UM-Farmington. Matt Levine tripled and singled with two RBIs and Josh Garneau singled twice and scored a run.
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St. Joe’s sweeps Albertus Magnus
At West Haven, Conn., Chris Campbell reached on an error and later stole home in leading Saint Joseph’s College of Standish to an eight-inning 5-4 win over Albertus Magnus College in Thursday’s first game.
The Monks also claimed the second game 7-3.
In the first game, Mike Pratt doubled and drove in two runs for Saint Joseph’s. Sam Butts doubled with an RBI, Dan Achorn singled and double and Campbell scored two runs.
Robert Bengivengo hit a fifth-inning grand slam to power Albertus Magnus. Jesse Castaldi had a double and two singles.
In the second game, Alex Lorenc hit a solo home to pace the Monks. Todd Keneborus doubled with two RBIs, Pratt doubled and singled with an RBI. Kyle Neagle pitched three scoreless innings of relief, yielding two hits and a walk with five strikeouts to earn the save. Chris Dion allowed one earned run to pick up his first win.
Albertus Magnus’ Malcolm Mendez hit a double and drove in two runs and Rob Gambardella singled twice.
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