Maine Maritime softball notches four wins

Posted April 17, 2011, at 9:53 p.m.

CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy softball team swept a pair of doubleheaders over the weekend, winning two games from Lyndon State on Saturday, 6-5 and 11-0, while beating Johnson State 12-4 and 4-3 on Sunday.

On Saturday, Leah Jackson collected five hits and drove in four runs in leading the Mariners’ offense.

Casey McCloskey pitched a three-hitter in game two, while Jackson contributed a bases-loaded double.

The Mariners won game one in eight innings, scoring three unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth after Lyndon’s Meghan Gadapee had driven in two with a double in the top half.

Jackson had three hits and an RBI for the Mariners while Megan Russell had three singles and two runs scored.

On Sunday, Sabrina Keach knocked in five runs to lead the Mariners to a win in the opening contest.

Erica Taylor added a bases-loaded double for Maine Maritime while Keach drove in two more with a double.

In the second game, Autumn Jones drove in three runs, including an RBI triple, to lift Maine Maritime.

Samantha Pothier had two singles and two RBIs for Johnson State.

Saturday’s first game

Lyndon State 300 000 02 — 5 6 6

Maine Maritime 200 001 03 — 6 10 2

Gadapee and Sanderson; Bassett, McCloskey (6) and Jackson

Saturday’s second game

Lyndon State (7-9) 000 00 — 0 3 2

Maine Maritime (11-5) 514 1x — 11 14 1

Shams and Jones; McCloskey and Jackson

Sunday’s first game

Johnson State 101 000 1 — 3 9 2

Maine Maritime 011 101 x — 4 7 3

Russ and Mackey; Taylor and Jackson

Sunday’s second game

Johnson State (1-16) 100 030 — 4 7 0

Maine Maritime (13-5) 263 001 — 12 8 1

Mackey, Russ (2) and Lovelette; McCloskey and Jackson

Trinity sweeps Colby

At Waterville Saturday, Trinity took a pair of games from Colby College, winning game one 2-0 and the second game 14-2.

In the opener, Katherine Poulous spun a three-hitter for Trinity. Kerry McCarthy’s sacrifice fly in the seventh proved to be the winning run.

Aimee Polimeno gave up two unearned runs in taking the loss for Colby.

In the second game, Caroline Blanchard had two singles, two runs scored and three RBIs while Claire Prosperio homered for Trinity.

Lindsay Peterson doubled in a run for Colby while Alyssa Lepore had an RBI single.

First game

Trinity 000 000 2 — 2 3 0

Colby 000 000 0 — 0 3 7

Second game

Trinity (17-17) 251 60 — 14 14 2

Colby (5-13) 000 02 — 2 6 3

UMF wins two, loses two

At Farmington Saturday, UMaine-Farmington swept a doubleheader from green Mountain, 8-3 and 10-2 but lost a pair to Castleton State 4-2 and 6-1 earlier in the day.

Sunday’s rainy weather forced the Beavers to play Castleton Saturday

In the second doubleheader, McKell Barnes singled twice, doubled and knocked in four runs to lead the Beavers to the win in the opener. Lily Barry added a couple of doubles.

Samantha Morency drove in two runs with a single in the second game for UMF.

In the first doubleheader, Sarah Flore singled in two runs in the top of the sixth to give Castleton the lead for good.

Liz Sargent drove in a run with a double while Casey Mull knocked in the Beavers’ other run.

In game two, Mercedes Maltbie’s three-run double allowed Castelton to pull away and win.

Barnes had two singles for UMF.

First game

Castleton 002 002 0 — 4 8 1

UM-Farmington 000 200 0 — 2 5 1

Second game

Castleton (11-17) 001 031 1 — 6 12 0

UM-Farmington 001 000 0 — 1 5 2

Third game

Green Mountain 001 000 2 — 3 6 3

UM-Farmington 310 022 x — 8 12 1

Fourth game

Green Mountain (3-13) 002 00 — 2 3 5

UM-Farmington (7-9) 216 01– 10 8 1

USM earns split

At Gorham, the Huskies split a Saturday doubleheader with Western Connecticut, taking game one 6-5 and falling in game two 6-4.

In the first game, the hosts scored four times in the sixth to earn the win. Rachel Del Camp and Anna Allard hit RBI singles before Katie Davis followed with a two-run homer.

In the second game, Gina Facchini hit a two-run double to lift the visitors to the win.

Stephanie Stockwell, Allard and Davis each had a double for Southern Maine.

First game

Western Conn. 041 000 0 — 5 8 1

Southern Maine 100 014 x — 6 10 3

Moss and Mammone; Deroche and Caiazzo

Second game

Western Conn. (14-6) 003 001 2 — 6 8 1

Southern Maine (3-25) 013 000 0 — 4 9 3

Dargon and Mammone; Morse and Davis

Husson sweeps Johnson State

At Bangor, Husson University banged out 30 runs in two games Saturday in rolling past Johnson State, 13-1 and 17-0.

In the first game, Husson scored three times in the first inning, with Kally Naegelin and Becca McCarty driving in runs with singles. Courtney Hill collected three hits and scored two runs while Amanda Gifford knocked in four more runs.

In the second game, Kody Lyon spun a no-hitter, striking out four while Husson scored eight times in the second inning and won its 36th straight conference game.

The Eagles are now 12-12 overall and 6-0 in the conference.

Lona Sargent doubled twice and scored three times for Husson.

Thomas sweeps Green Mountain

At Waterville Saturday, Sara Pavento pitched an no-hitter in leading Thomas to a sweep of Green Mountain, 11-1 and 14-0.

In the first game, Pavento surrendered an unearned run while striking out three.

Lindsay Fry hit a solo home run while Lauren Hachey singled in another run for the Terriers. Hachey drove in three runs in the opener.

In the second game, Jordan Kennedy struck out eight to pick up the win in pitching a one-hitter.

Sarah Estes had three singles and two RBIs while Hachey and Danielle Breault each had two singles and two RBIs.

 

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UMF, Lyndon split

At Waterville Saturday, Jack MacVane singled in a run in the bottom of the seventh to give the host Beavers a 9-8 win over Lyndon State in the second game.

Lyndon won game one 16-7.

In the second game, MacVane finished with two singles and three RBIs while Brian Jenkins, Josh Garneau and Zach Keene each had two singles for UMaine-Farmington.

In the first game, the Hornets scored seven first-inning runs in cruising to the win.

Michael Cartularo had two singles, a double and five RBIs for Lyndon.

Garneau and Zach Levine hit three singles for UMF while Keene had two singles and three RBIs.

USM splits with R.I.C.

At Gorham Saturday, Roberto Valenti knocked in two runs with a double to cap a three-run rally and give Southern Maine a 14-13 win over Rhode Island College in the second game.

Rhode Island took game one 8-3.

In the second game, the Huskies rallied from a 9-0 first-inning deficit to take the win.

Mike Eaton hit a two-run double, two-run home run and a solo home run for Southern Maine while Anthony Pisani had an RBI single among his three hits.

Dan Hopkins doubled in two runs for Rhode Island College.

In the first game, Kyle Allaire had three singles and three RBIs to lead the Anchormen to the win, while Kevin Carey had two singles and two RBIs.

Josh Mackey homered for Southern Maine.

First game

Rhode Island 030 002 030 — 8 15 2

Southern Maine 000 010 200 — 3 7 0

Levesque, Tsoumakas (8) and Corso; Douglass, Ives (6), Hamilton (7), Stanton (8), Goodrigh (8), Eaton (8), Veilleux (8), Humphrey (9) and Berthiaume

Second game

Rhode Island (12-12) 910 000 021 — 13 14 3

Southern Maine (13-12) 520 012 13x — 14 18 2

Rushton, Hoey (1), Blanchard (7) and Corso; Holmes, Stanton (1), Ives (9) and Marks

St. Joseph’s gets split

At Standish, Alex Lorenc’s run-scoring single in the seventh inning lifted St. Joseph’s to a 4-3 win over Suffolk in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader.

Suffolk won game one 4-0.

In the second game, Chris Campbell drove in a run with a sacrifice fly while Dan Achorn contributed an RBI single for St. Joseph’s. Mike Pratt added a solo home run.

Mark Annese doubled and scored for Suffolk.

In the first game, Alex Torres pitched a two-hit shutout for Suffolk while Nick Travelyn hit a solo home run.

Sam Butts and Achorn singled for St. Joseph’s.

First game

Suffolk 100 020 1 — 4 5 1

St. Joseph’s 000 000 0 — 0 2 1

Torres and Belanger; Chamberlain, Devereaux (7) and Lee

Second game

Suffolk (13-12) 010 110 0 — 3 11 2

St. Joseph’s (19-10) 011 000 2 — 4 5 1

Belanger, Sliney (5) and Annese; Gruntkosky, Dion (6), Devereaux (6) and Brown

Bowdoin sweeps Trinity

At Brunswick Saturday, the Polar Bears cruised past Trinity College Saturday, 5-2 and 8-2.

In the first game, Kyle LeBlanc doubled in a run for Bowdoin while Jordan Edgett doubled and homered.

Kevin Mortimer homered for Trinity.

In the second game, Matt Ruane hit a solo home run in the first while Brendan Garner doubled in another run for the Polar Bears. Brett Gorman added a two-run homer for Bowdoin.

Mortimer singled in a run for Trinity.

First game

Trinity 101 000 0 — 2 6 1

Bowdoin 031 010 x — 5 5 0

Carr, Ramsey (4), Anderson (6) and Auger; Van Zant, LoRusso (6), Edwards (7) and Findley

Second game

Trinity (13-12) 002 000 000 — 2 4 2

Bowdoin (16-6) 103 000 22x — 8 11 3

Janiga, Goldberg (7), Burrows (8) and Mortimer; Lefeberve, Farley (8), Loughlin (9) and Comizio

Colby drops three

At Waterville Saturday, Tufts University beat Colby 11-9 in the completion of a suspended game, then took a twinbill from the Mules, 4-3 and 10-4.

In the suspended game, Ian Goldberg doubled in a run while Tom Howard followed with a run-scoring single to give Tufts the win.

In the first game Saturday, Sam Sager drove in two runs with a double for Tufts and David LeResche hit an RBI single.

Mike Mastrocola knocked in a run with a double for Colby.

In the second game, Frank Petroskey singled in a run for Tufts while Brendan Gallagher hit a sacrifice fly for Colby.

Bobcats top Babson, Husson

At Lewiston, Karl Alexander pitched a complete game allowing one run on seven hits with 14 strikeouts and no walks to lead Bates College by Husson University 3-1 Sunday.

On Saturday in Babson Park, Mass., the Bobcats topped Babson College 7-6.

In Saturday’s game, Gordy Webb hit three singles and drove in two runs, including the winning run in the ninth for Bates. Griff Tewksbury added three singles while Noah Lynd hit an RBI single. Jake Simon and Rich Velotta each chipped in with an RBI.

In Sunday’s game, Ryan Sonberg hit an RBI single in the two-run fifth inning for the Bobcats. Mike Ciummei, Noah Burke and Jake Simon each scored a run.

Jake Arthers hit a solo home run in the sixth inning for the Eagles.

(Saturday’s Game)

Bates 000 103 201 — 7 10 2

Babson 100 010 004 — 6 14 2

Chiampa, Gatzogiannis (8), Lynd (9) and Simon; Lyon, Buress (7), Browne (8), Richards (9) and Cleary

(Sunday’s Game)

Husson (18-13) 000 001 000 — 1 7 0

Bates (9-12) 001 020 00x — 3 6 0

Arsenault and Ververis; Alexander and Simon

 

Women’s lacrosse

Husson 13, UMF 8

At Farmington, Stephanie Eaton scored five goals as Husson University rolled to the Saturday victory.

Caitlyn Stauffer netted three goals and Kim Clement two for the 6-5 Eagles. Kim Gambon, Rebecca Hatin and Brittani Rex each added a goal while Kaleigh Morneau had seven saves on 15 shots.

Aimee St. Germainand Miranda Levesque led the 1-7 Beavers with three goals apiece. Hannah Goodenow saved 21 of 34 shots.

Men’s lacrosse

MMA 18, Lyndon 4

At Castine, Chris Keiley collected seven points and became Maine Maritime Academy’s all-time leading scorer, sparking the Mariners by Lyndon College Saturday.

Keiley is first in career goals scored with 123 and in career assists with 74. Andrew DiSalvo led all players with three goals and five assists for the 4-3 Mariners. Tom Houle and Alex Hermes scored three goals apiece while Brian Corain and Wade Mondoux each scored two. Erik Milles made 10 saves on 24 shots.

Matt Reynolds made 19 saves on 50 shots for 1-6 Lyndon.

MMA 18, Johnson State 7

At Castine Sunday, Andrew DiSalvo had two goals and five assists while Chris Keiley knocked in five goals as Maine Maritime cruised past Johnson State.

Alex Hermes added four goals while Todd Murphy and Tom Houle contributed two apiece for the 5-3 Mariners. Erik Milles had five saves on 31 shots.

Alex Petti had four goals for Johnson State while Justin Connolly, Justin Nelson and Branden Sawyer had one apiece.

 

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