Brown, Lainey lead Yarmouth to victory in baseball season opener at Cape Elizabeth

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Jordan Brown held Cape Elizabeth scoreless until the sixth inning, Conor Lainey had two hits and Yarmouth opened its baseball season with a 5-1 win on the road.

Nate Ingalls took the loss despite allowing just four hits in a complete game.

Benni McMinnis struck out 12 in a one-hitter and host Wells started the season with an 8-0 victory over Lake Region.

McMinnis allowed just one other baserunner – on a hit by pitch.

Nick Ramsey scored three runs and Daniel Quint had a pair of hits for Warriors.


MONTE CARLO MASTERS: Rafael Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in a quarterfinal, his earliest exit at the event in 11 years.

Novak Djokovic eventually got the better of unseeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, to set up a 34th meeting with Roger Federer, who beat No. 9 Jo-Wilfried of France 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1.

Stanislas Wawrinka beat eighth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 6-2.


SOFTBALL: Freshman Layne Patry had three hits and Sammi Marden and Anna Cosentino scored two runs apiece to pace Berwick Academy (3-1) in an 11-3 win over Hebron Academy (0-1) at South Berwick.


PGA: The second round of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head Island, S.C., was cut short because of rain Friday, with K.J. Choi shooting a 4-under 67 for a one-stroke lead. Officials suspended the round until Saturday morning.

Bill Haas withdrew with a wrist injury.

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Gene Fieger of Hideout Golf Club in Naples, Fla., won the Senior PGA Professional National Championship, closing with a 3-under 69 for a 275 and a six-stroke victory at Port St. Lucie, Fla.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Miguel Angel Jimenez made a dramatic tour debut, setting a tournament record with a first-round 65 in the soggy Greater Gwinnett Championship at Duluth, Ga.

– From staff and news services