SOUTH PORTLAND — South Portland scored five runs in the fifth inning to break open a tie game Friday and went on to a 6-1 victory against Sanford in an SMAA softball game.
Miranda Gleason and Laurine German had run-scoring hits in the fifth, and Stephanie Aceto struck out 11 for South Portland (3-1).
Jeanette Jones had a pair of hits for Sanford (3-2).
SACOPEE VALLEY 9, BUCKFIELD 1: McKenzie Cormier allowed only a first-inning infield single, striking out six and walking one to lift the Hawks (2-2) over the Bucks (2-1) at South Hiram.
Miranda Schaubhut and Madison Schaubhut had two hits and drove in two runs apiece.
BIDDEFORD 13, DEERING 1: Brittany Roy and Jocelyn Moody had RBI singles in the first inning, and the Tigers (3-1) went on to down the Rams (0-3) at Biddeford.
Abbie Paquette of Biddeford allowed three hits and one walk, striking out nine. Sidney Giroux had a pair of hits for Deering.
YARMOUTH 7, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 5: Melissa Levinson homered in the fourth inning to help the Clippers (2-2) beat the Raiders (2-2) at Yarmouth.
After Yarmouth took a 6-0 lead, Fryeburg scored three in the third and a pair in the sixth.
NOBLE 8, GORHAM 0: Amber Kelly pitched a six-hit shutout and provided three hits, including a two-run homer, as Noble (4-1) beat Gorham (0-4) at North Berwick.
The Knights took a 1-0 lead in the first when Kelly hit a two-out double and scored on a single by Melodie Bailey. Noble added five in the third: Kayla Lessard drove in a run with a base hit, Kelly homered and Tori Cormier added a two-run double.
KENNEBUNK 9, LAKE REGION 4: Ally King had two hits and scored four runs for the Rams (2-2) against the Lakers (1-3) at Kennebunk.
Brittany Madore went 3 for 3 with one walk and three runs, and Ally Gregoire hit a double and a triple for Kennebunk.
OCEANSIDE 6, LEAVITT 3: Brooke Dugan hit a home run and a double as the Mariners (4-1) stopped the Hornets (2-2) at Rockland.
PORTLAND 6, MASSABESIC 5: Olivia Gilbert had a single, a double and a sacrifice as the Bulldogs (1-3) edged the Mustangs (2-3) at Portland.
Portland built a 6-0 lead and survived Massabesic’s five-run sixth inning.
MCAULEY 14, WESTBROOK 3: Taylor Whaley struck out 14 with one walk as the Lions (2-2) defeated the Blue Blazes (1-3) at Westbrook.
Samantha Libby was 4 for 5 with three runs and Allison Tillotson had three hits, including a home run.
Emma Berry and Amberly Delpont had two hits for Westbrook.
BONNY EAGLE 4, THORNTON ACADEMY 3: Lauren Turner hit an RBI single in the fifth inning to lead the Scots (2-1) past the Golden Trojans ( 2-2) at Standish.
Caitlyn Dyer had a pair of hits, including an RBI double, and Allison Pike and Kelsy Gaddy added triples for the Scots.
WINDHAM 16, MARSHWOOD 2: Katelyn Tucker hit a three-run homer during an eight-run third inning and finished with three hits and five RBI as the Eagles (2-2) downed the Hawks (1-3) in five innings at South Berwick.
Danielle Tardiff added three hits, three RBI and two runs. Tucker finished with six strikeouts and no walks in a seven-hitter.
LINCOLN ACADEMY 14, WATERVILLE 1: Abby Farrin went 2 for 3 with three RBI and also struck out six over four scoreless innings to lead the Eagles (5-0) over the Panthers (0-4) at Waterville.
KENNEBUNK 14, CAPE ELIZABETH 11: Carly Sandler had five goals for the Rams (3-0), who built a 12-4 lead in the first half against the Capers (1-1) at Kennebunk.
Jenny Bush, Kyra Schwartzman and Ali Truman added three goals each, and Bella Kudas stopped 13 shots for Kennebunk.
FALMOUTH 8, WAYNFLETE 6: Sabrina Smithwick had five goals for the Yachtsmen (1-1), who rallied in the second half against the Flyers (1-2) at Portland.
Smithwick scored the winner with 1:51 remaining as Falmouth recovered from a 5-3 halftime deficit.
YORK 18, GOULD ACADEMY 8: Courtney Cole finished with seven goals and one assist as the Wildcats (2-0) downed the Huskies (1-2) at York.
Taylor Simpson chipped in six goals and one assist, Allie Lawlor scored twice, and Kara Kelly collected one goal and three assists for York.
YARMOUTH 11, GREELY 9: Molly Maguire and Emma Torres scored three goals apiece, and Maguire added two assists for the Clippers (2-1), who scored seven unanswered goals in the second half to rally past the Rangers (1-2) at Yarmouth.
Grace O’Donnell added two goals and two assists, and Mary Kate Gunville made six saves in the second half while shutting out the Rangers.
Teal Otley had four goals and an assist for Greely.
MARSHWOOD 12, GORHAM 10: Lindsay Poirier scored five goals for the Hawks (2-0), who pulled ahead late, then held off the Rams (0-1) at Gorham.
Hannah Costin and Korinne Bohunsky added three goals apiece.
NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 12, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 3: Alex Wahlstrom scored four goals and Olivia Madore added two to lead the Panthers (1-3) past the Raiders (0-4) at Fryeburg.
Jasmine Ramsay finished with 16 saves for Fryeburg.
SCARBOROUGH 15, SOUTH PORTLAND 3: Abby Corbin and Kaitlyn Prince had three goals each as the Red Storm (2-0) cruised past the Red Riots (1-1) at South Portland.
Bailey Adams, Ainsley Jamieson and Erin Brady each added a pair of goals. Shea O’Brien, Colleen Fleming and Maddy Hasson scored for South Portland.
MASSABESIC 12, THORNTON ACADEMY 6: Jackie Guillemette scored six goals, and Lexi Foglio added two goals and two assists to lead the Mustangs (1-1) over the Golden Trojans (1-1) at Waterboro.
Julianna Grondin had two goals for Thornton Academy. Megan Hill made seven saves for Massabesic.
WESTBROOK 16, NOBLE 6: Emma Riley had six goals and two assists to lead the Blue Blazes (1-0) past the Knights (0-2) at North Berwick.
Katie Berry added three goals, Micaela LeBeau scored twice and Nicole Miranda finished with 17 saves for Westbrook.
Alexandra Sardinha scored three goals for Noble.
BIDDEFORD 7, SANFORD 4: Olivia Morrison, Katherine Dumoulin and Shaina Speight scored two goals apiece and Emily Boisvert made 19 saves for the Tigers at Biddeford.
WINDHAM 20, BONNY EAGLE 9: Emily Gilman and Luisa Sbardella scored six goals apiece as the Eagles (1-0) downed the Scots (0-2) at Standish.