LEESBURG, Fla. — Wisconsin-La Crosse scored three unearned runs in the fifth inning Friday and ruined the University of Southern Maine’s baseball opener with a 4-2 victory in a nonconference game.

USM scored in the first inning when Sam Stauble hit a two-out single, advanced to third on Kip Richard’s single and scored when Devin Warren reached on an infield error. Richard added a single in the sixth that brought in Andrew Olszak.

Wisconsin-La Crosse (5-2) countered with a unearned run in the bottom of the first before its three-run fifth.

Richard finished 3 for 4 for USM, and Zach Quintal added a double and single.

Starter Dalton Rice took the loss, allowing four runs in six innings, all unearned, on one hit. He struck out seven and walked five.

SOFTBALL

SEATTLE 10, MAINE 1: Seattle (7-16) wrapped up the victory in five innings, defeating the Black Bears (2-14) at Missoula, Montana.

Rachel Harvey had a double and a single for Maine, and Rachel Carlson added a pair of hits.

MAINE 7, MONTANA 4: Maine (3-14) scored four runs in the second inning, including an RBI triple by Rachel Carlson, and defeated Montana (10-15) at Missoula, Montana.

The Grizzlies countered with a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the inning, but the Black Bears extended their lead, scoring three runs in the top of the fourth. Erika Leonard drew a two-out walk, stole second, and scored as Carlson singled to pick up her second RBI of the game. Alyssa Derrick followed with a run-scoring double and Rachel Harvey singled to round out the scoring.

Annie Kennedy of Maine allowed four runs in eight hits, striking out one with no walks.

BOWDOIN 9, BECKER 1: The Polar Bears (2-3) sent 10 batters to the plate in the third inning and scored six runs in a five-inning victory against the Hawks (2-7) at Leesburg, Florida.

Natalie Edwards went 2 for 3 with a pair of RBI for Bowdoin. Lauren O’Shea added a pair of hits and scored twice.