AUBURNDALE, Fla. — It’s been a successful trek south for the Southern Maine baseball team, which unleashed an unrelenting offense Sunday to rout Benedictine 13-1 in eight inning.
John Carey led the offense, going 3 for 5, with two triples and three runs scored.
Paul McDonough and Troy Thibodeau both were 2 for 4 with a pair of RBI. Chris Bernard pitched six solid innings, allowing only one run while striking out four.
The Huskies improve to 4-1 while the Eagles fall to 1-4.
BATES 7, OLD WESTBURY 2: The Bobcats (4-6) scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to best the Panthers (2-11) and complete a three- game weekend sweep at Patchogue, N.Y.
Jeff Gunn went 3 for 4 with two runs scored while Kevin Davis and Samuel Warren each were 2 for 5.
Dean Bonneau picked up his second victory, throwing three innings of two-hit ball.
NORTH DAKOTA ST. 13, UMAINE 1: Troy Black had three hits and scored the lone run as the Black Bears (7-14) fell to the Bison (6-7) to close out the Florida portion of their spring season at Lakeland.
Scott Heath got the start, allowing six runs on seven hits while striking out three to fall to 2-2 on the season.
BOWDOIN SWEPT: The Polar Bears were unable to produce any offense behind the strong pitching of Melissa DellaTorre as they fell 2-0 to Endicott (1-0) in the first game of a twinbill against the Gulls and Wesleyan at Clermont, Fla.
DellaTorre pitched a complete game, striking out three.
Hanna Wurgaft went 2 for 3 with Casey Correa and Emily Griffin each collecting hits.
In the second game, the Polar Bears (4-4) dropped a 4-0 decision to the Cardinals (4-3).
Emily Griffin got the start for Bowdoin, going five innings and allowing all four runs on eight hits. At the plate, Griffin led Bowdoin offensively, going 2 for 3 with a stolen base.
BUFFALO 2, UMAINE 0: Sammi Gallardo homered to lead off the top of the second inning, and that proved to be enough offense as the Bulls (12-9) defeated the Black Bears (8-8) to close out Maine’s spring Florida trip at Clearwater.
Buffalo added an insurance run on a fifth-inning wild pitch.
Shelby Obert led Maine’s offense, going 2 for 4 while Emj Fogel went 1 for 2 with a stolen base.
Erin Bogdanovich suffered the loss, pitching into the fifth while allowing four hits with one strikeout.
UNE SWEPT: Jordan D’Aurio lined a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth to propel Nichols (2-3) to a 5-3 win over the Nor’easters in the first game at Cape Coral, Fla.
Amanda Vaudreuil, Cadrienne Chase and Kelly Murphy all finished with two hits apiece to pace the University of New England offense.
Katelyn Austin suffered the loss, striking out eight in 52/3 innings and allowing five hits and four walks.
In the second game against Smith, the Nor’easters (1-3) had three straight hits in the first inning to jump out to an early lead, but the Pioneers (2-0) scored the next nine runs.
Amanda Vallante and Amanda Vaudreuil both went 2 for 4.
Lauren Doneski went the distance in the loss.
RUTGERS-CAMDEN 10, USM 0: Brittany Scott pitched four hitless innings and combined with Sydney Allen to lead the Raptors (4-1) over the Huskies (0-3) in a five-inning game at Clermont, Fla.
Lillian Cooper had the lone hit for USM while pitcher Stefanie Stockwell allowed seven runs in four innings.