STANDISH — Josh Partridge pitched eight innings of six-hit ball, and St. Joseph’s College used a four-run fifth inning to pull away from Johnson & Wales in an 8-1 victory Friday in the second round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference baseball tournament.

Anthony DiPrizio opened the fifth-inning rally with a double down the left-field line and scored on a single by Nik Lops. The Monks (23-12) then added runs on a walk, a hit batter and a sacrifice fly to take a 5-1 lead.

Jordan Pilarski doubled home a run for the Wildcats (24-15) in the second inning.

The Monks host Suffolk at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

BATES 11, BOWDOIN 4: Sam Warren was 4 for 5 with three extra-base hits and three RBI as the Bobcats (13-20, 4-8 NESCAC) downed the Polar Bears (20-14, 4-8) at Brunswick.

Warren sparked a three-run first with a two-run homer, then hit a two-run single as Bates added five runs in the second.


MAINE 11, UMBC 0: Erika Leonard had three hits, two RBI and two runs scored to pace Maine (24-18, 11-4 America East) to a five-inning win over the Retrievers (23-28, 4-10) at Orono.

Erin Bogdanovich threw a two-hitter for the Black Bears, and Rachel Harvey homered for the third time in four games.

KEENE STATE 9, USM 3: Jen Galavotti hit three homers and finished with four hits and six RBI as the top-seeded Owls (22-14) eliminated the No. 6 Huskies (23-14-1) from the Little East tournament with a with a win at Keene, New Hampshire.

Mary Caron had three hits and scored two runs for the Huskies.