Brewer 5, Hampden 4
At Brewer, Matt Helfen highlighted a four-run fifth-inning uprising with an RBI triple as the Witches rallied for their third win of the season. The 3-1 Witches trailed 2-1 entering the inning, but Eric White walked and Billy Bissell grounded a single to right before Andy Bush hit an RBI single. Kyle O’Connell put down a suicide squeeze bunt to score Bissell with the tying run before Helfen tripled home pinch-runner Blake Birmingham with a drive to deep right field. Helfen scored the final run of the inning on a sacrifice fly by Brandon Gendreau. Brewer finished with 12 hits, including two singles each by Chase Daniels, White and Bush. Daniels also earned the pitching win, scattering eight hits and allowing two earned runs in five innings. Jordan Richards picked up the save by getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth before retiring the side in order in the seventh. Ryan McCluskey had three singles for Hampden, while Josh Tardiff added two hits. Jacob Moore pitched a complete game for the 0-4 Broncos, striking out four batters and walking three.
Shead 8, Narraguagus 1
At Eastport, Caleb Ricker hit two doubles, a singles and drove in three runs to spark Shead by Narraguagus of Harrington. Tim Barnes pitched a complete game allowing one run on three hits and helped his own cause with a triple and a single. John Garnett singled twice with two RBIs while Kris Sullivan added two singles for the Knights. Jeremy Look doubled and singled for Narraguagus.
Maranacook 4, Rockland 2
At Rockland, Pat Norwood hit a two-run home run to highlight a four-run fifth inning as Maranacook of Readfield defeated Rockland.Keegan Ballard added a double for the Black Bears. Lucas Morrill, Joe Nelson and Dylan Meklin each had two singles while Nick Little hit a home run for Rockland.
Fort Fairfield 2, Fort Kent 1
At Fort Fairfield, Josh Churchill singled twice, scored once run and singled home another run to lead the Tigers to the narrow victory. Austin Dufour also scored for Fort Fairfield and picked up the pitching victory with three innings of relief. Austin Bixler earned the save with a scoreless seventh inning. He walked the leadoff batter, who then stole second and went to third on a passed ball before being picked off by Bixler to end the threat. Alex Michaud had both of Fort Kent’s hits, including an RBI single. Jared Soucy pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts for the Warriors.
PVHS 7, Piscataquis 0
At Guilford, Jake Jones fired a five-hitter while striking out 15 as Penobscot Valley of Howland earned the win. Dylan Worster and Kyle Dickey each had two singles and two RBIs for the Howlers. Jake Bailey’s two singles led Piscataquis.
George Stevens 11, Orono 0
At Blue Hill, Peter Dickinson pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts as George Stevens Academy rolled past Orono. Nick Saunders doubled and singled with three RBIs. Sam Eley had two singles and an RBI while Dickinson added two singles for the Eagles. Kash Keezer hit a double for Orono.
Stearns 14, Sumner 3
At East Sullivan, Aaron Cyr pitched a four-hitter and contributed to his own cause with three singles and two RBIs to lead Stearns of Millinocket past the Sumner Tigers. Derek Hibbs had two doubles, a single and one RBI for the Minutemen. Alan Langley had two singles and an RBI.
Bangor 9, Mt. Blue 3
At Farmington, Devin Lyshon hit three doubles, a single and drove in a run as Bangor topped Mt. Blue. Jordan Clarke hit a single and a three-run home run in the second inning for the Rams. Shane Smith had a double for Mt. Blue.
Erskine 8, Mount View 7
At Thorndike, Nick Grady hit a two-run homer and walked twice as the Eagles of South China held on for the win. Caleb Bragg-Grady added a double and single for Erskine, while Andrew Ballantyne pitched a complete game. Cody Raven hit a solo home run for Mount View while also striking out 10 batters during five innings on the mound. Tyler Rednour singled twice for the Mustangs, while Tristen Ripley hit a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh to draw Mount View within a run.
Oak Hill 8, Medomak 7
At Waldoboro, the Raiders of Sabattus pushed across four runs in the first and fourth innings and held on for the narrow win. Zach Linnette had a couple of singles and drove in a run for Oak Hill while Ben Rines drove in two runs with a single, along with Brett Turcotte. Cody Plourde tripled and singled. Alex Goldrup paced Medomak Valley with three singles.
Dexter 7, Lee 6
At Dexter, C.J. Giles had two singles and a triple to drive in three runs as Dexter edged Lee Academy. Billy Trivette slapped a two-run single and Gary Burton an RBI single for the Tigers. Ryan Beers doubled in two runs while Isaac Mallett singled in another for Lee. A.J. Harris had 11 strikeouts in the loss.
Gardiner 6, MCI 5
At Pittsfield, Gardiner rallied from a five-run deficit to score six runs in the seventh inning en route to victory over Maine Central Institute. Donnie Cray hit a two-run single while Forrest Chadwick had an RBI triple and Nick Maschino added an RBI single. Andy Shorey had three singles and three RBIs to pace MCI. Zack Doiron posted two singles and an RBI while Nick Cook had a single and two RBIs.
Georges Valley 15, Monmouth 12
At Thomaston, Dylan Maloney hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to drive in the winning run and lift Georges Valley by Monmouth Academy. Alec Young doubled and singled with two RBIs while Matt Shields added two singles and two RBIs for the Buccaneers. Mike Lindholm hit a double, a single and drove in three runs while Jeremy Ashlock hit a three-run triple for Monmouth Academy.
East Grand 13, Washburn 3
At Danforth, Robert Cousins hit a triple, a double, a single and knocked in four runs to propel East Grand by Washburn. Aaron Henn posted a triple, two singles and two RBIs. Andrew Gilman and Abe Brittian hit three singles apiece for the Vikings. Matt Howe hit an RBI single for Washburn.
Sumner 5, Stearns 0
At East Sullivan, Lona Sargent pitched a three-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks and helped herself with a three-run homer as Sumner downed Stearns of Millinocket. Ashley Pennartz added a solo homer and Kaitlyn Hodgkins a double for the Tigers. Katie Mills and Molly Legassey singled for Stearns.
SAHS 22, CAHS 7
At Mars Hill, Cassie Garcelon had three singles and three RBIs as Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook rolled. Lauren McGary doubled and singled for two RBIs while Elizabeth Goodall had two singles (two RBIs) for the Warriors. Jasmine Rockwell singled twice and doubled to drive in two runs. Kristin Long had two singles and Vicki McIntyre a triple and single for Central Aroostook. Rachel Donahue singled in two runs.
Narraguagus 16, Shead 5
At Eastport, Narraguagus of Harrington took an early lead scoring six runs in the second inning en route to victory over Shead. Kayla Collora hit three singles and knocked in two runs to propel the Knights. Meagen Lewey hit a double and a single to lead Shead.
Bangor 6, Mt. Blue 0
At Farmington, junior righthander Sam Bedore pitched her second no-hitter of the spring, striking out 11 and walking two as Bangor triumphed. Bedore helped her cause with two hits, a double and a single, and an RBI. She has yet to yield an earned run this season. Sophomore Sadie Redman knocked a solo homer and drove in a run with a single while Nicole Stairs provided three singles for the Rams, who played error-free defense behind Bedore.
Georges Valley 2, Monmouth 1
At Thomaston, Danielle Frye scattered one run on two hits while striking out 16 and walking only three as Georges Valley prevailed. Kaitlyn Rich drove in both Buccaneer runs with a fourth-inning double while Liz Hall added a double. Colby Wilson and Reen Reenkahl each singled for Monmouth.
Medomak Valley 5, Oak Hill 4
At Waldoboro, Tessa Dodge tripled and then scored the game-winning run on a sacrifice fly by Danika Simmons in the bottom of the eight inning to lift Medomak Valley past Oak Hill of Sabattus. Kayla Santheson doubled and singled while Kayla Vannah added a double for the Panthers. Lauren Hall singled and drove in two runs for Oak Hill.
Erskine 10, Mount View 1
At Thorndike, Sam Moise struck out 12 batters and walked one while scattering seven hits for Erskine Academy of South China. Moies also provided the offense with a solo home run in the third inning for the Eagles. Alana Horton had two singles, a double and an RBI for the Mount View Mustangs.
Penobscot Valley 14, PCHS 1
At Guilford, Casey McCloskey tossed a no-hitter, struck out 15 and helped her own cause with a home run and a single to power Penobscot Valley of Howland by Piscataquis. Julie Theriault hit two singles and drove in a run for the Howlers. Annie Agnew scored the only run for Piscataquis on an error.
Dexter 20, Lee Acad. 2
At Dexter, Sam Conway had two singles, a double and two RBIs to led the Tigers to the five-inning victory. Leadoff hitter Kirstie Moore walked three times, doubled and scored four runs for Dexter. Winning pitcher Olivia Gardner struck out nine batters while allowing four hits and four walks. Jenna Cowan had an RBI single for Lee.
Brewer 8, Hampden 1
At Brewer, Melanie Judkins and Amanda Ryan combined on a one hitter to lead Brewer by Hampden. Emily Cox hit three singles and drove in two runs for Brewer. Katie McLaughlin had a two-run double while Amy Curry hit a triple. Jill Carlisle hit a single for Hampden.
George Stevens 9, Orono 5
At Blue Hill, Lydia Clapp allowed one hit while striking out 11 batters and walking two while pacing the George Stevens Academy Eagles by Orono. Lexi Wessel had a double, a single, and two RBIs for the Eagles. Clapp and Stevie Theoharidis each had a triple and two RBIs. Amanda York had Orono’s only hit with a single in the sixth inning.
Gardiner 21, MCI 6
At Pittsfield, Chelsea Striker hit four singles as Gardiner cruised past Maine Central Institute. Alecia Griffin hit a triple and two singles while Ashley Abbott scored four runs for the Tigers. Brooke Libby hit a two-run home run for MCI.
Central 10, John Bapst 5
At Union Street Field in Bangor, the Red Devils of Corinth pushed across six second-inning runs en route to the win in a game in which both Central’s and John Bapst’s players wore pink uniforms for cancer awareness. Mike Lucas, who runs the Union Street complex, painted the baselines and bases pink while $279 was raised through donations at the game while Central coach Durice Washburn presented Bapst coach Shannon Whiting with a check for $368 for a total of $647 on the afternoon. The proceeds benefited the Kay Yow and Jimmy V foundations, respectively. Jessie Daniel paced Central with two singles and two RBIs while Michelle Ferrie and Jocelyn Portman contributed two singles apiece. Kylie Thibodeau-Harvey had four singles and scored three runs for John Bapst while Laura Jordan singled twice (two RBIs) and compiled 12 strikeouts.
Husson, Bates split
At Bangor, Megan Richard had two doubles and four RBIs to power Husson University to a 9-5 win in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, but Kelly McManus had a triple, two singles and three RBIs to lead Bates to an 8-4 win in the second game. In the first game, Sarah Risser of Brewer had two singles for Husson’s Eagles. Nicole Sargent picked up the win. Leah Citrin had two singles and three RBIs for the Bobcats. McManus had a solo home run and a single while Stacia Saniuk added a double and a single. In the second game, Saniuk had three more hits (one double, two singles) and Karen Ullmann added two singles for Bates. Kristen Finn earned the victory. Rachel Voicechovski had a double and a single with two RBIs for the Eagles.
St. Joseph’s 8, Southern Maine 7
At Standish, Todd Keneborus hit a home run, a single and drove in three runs as Saint Joseph’s College edged the University of Southern Maine. Michael Burdin hit a home run and a single while Ben Grant-Roy doubled and singled with two RBIs. Chris Campbell and Ian Lee each singled twice while Pat Moran added a two-run double for the Monks. Anthony D’Alfonso had a double, two singles and four RBIs to pace Southern Maine. Jordan Berthiaume added a double and a home run.
Bates sweeps UMPI
At Presque Isle Wednesday, Chris Burke had four hits, including a two-run home run in the second game, three total RBIs, and two stolen bases to lead the Bates College Bobcats of Lewiston past University of Maine-Presque Isle 8-3 and 4-3. In game one, Pat Murphy earned the win, allowing three hits in five innings. Gordy Webb, Alex Gallant of Bangor and Rich Velotta each had two hits. Velotta had a double and Noah Lynd hit a home run. D.J. Charette had a three-run home run in the fourth and singled for the Owls. In game two, Noah Burke had a double and a single while Matt Devin singled twice for Bates. Chuck Murphy-Romboletti earned his first save of the season with a scoreless, hitless seventh. A.J. Pennartz hit his fourth home run of the season and singled twice for the Owls.