SACO — Kaitlin Verreault stuck out eight and also had three hits Friday to lead Thornton Academy to a 9-2 victory against Marshwood in an SMAA softball game.

Olivia Howe and Verreault each had two doubles for Thornton (3-0), which took a 3-0 lead in the second inning.

Marshwood (1-2) cut the lead to 3-2 in the third before Thornton added six runs over the next three innings.

Verrault allowed four hits and walked one.

FRYEBURG ACADEMY 3, CAPE ELIZABETH 1: Nicole Bennett doubled home Makayla Cooper to break a scoreless tie in the fourth inning as the Raiders (3-0) pulled away from the Capers (1-2) at Cape Elizabeth.

Bennett scored later in the inning on a double by Paige O’Connell to make it 2-0. The Raiders added a run in the fifth, and Maddie Culkin singled home Elena Keller in the bottom of the inning for Cape Elizabeth.

Bennett allowed one run on five hits, striking out four. Jessica Robicheaw of Cape gave up two earned runs on three hits, striking out five.

POLAND 8, LAKE REGION 7: Amanda Gagne hit an RBI single during a three-run sixth inning as the Knights (4-0) defeated the Lakers (0-3) at Naples.

Morgan Brousseau had three hits, including a double, and Alyssa Gagne added two hits for Poland. Kaylyn Lorrain had two hits for Lake Region, including an RBI double, and Haley Fernald doubled and scored on a throwing error in the seventh.

OCEANSIDE 10, MARANACOOK 1: Abby Veilleux went 4 for 4 in a 17-hit offense and drove in a run for the Mariners (3-1) against the Black Bears (1-2) at Readfield.

Hannah Moholland hit a first-inning two-run homer and added an RBI double, and Kalli Grover had three hits for Oceanside.

Kiara Degan had a pair of hits for Maranacook.

Chloe Jones of the Mariners allowed one earned run on four hits, striking out 11 and walking one.

GORHAM 11, WESTBROOK 1: The Rams (2-1) totaled 12 hits and powered past the Blue Blazes (0-3) at Westbrook.

Shayla Harris hit a two-run single with two outs in the fourth inning as Gorham opened a 4-0 lead. Kiana Tracey had two hits for Gorham, including an RBI double in the fourth.

Angelica Johns led Westbrook with two hits, driving in the run with a double in the fourth.

Grace McGouldrick of Gorham allowed three hits, two walks and one run with seven strikeouts.

BIDDEFORD 8, SOUTH PORTLAND 5: Aibhlin O’Connor had four hits, including a home run and a double, and the Tigers (1-2) finished with 17 hits to get by the Red Riots (0-3) at South Portland.

O’Connor doubled home two runs in a three-run third inning to give Biddeford a 4-0 lead. Kaitlyn Stewart and Alexis Matteau each added two hits for the Tigers. Courtney Luce had a double and drove in two runs, and Stephanie and Ashlee Aceto each had two hits for South Portland.

SCARBOROUGH 16, CHEVERUS/NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 0: The Red Storm (2-0) scored seven runs in the second inning, and Chloe Griffin and Lilly Volk combined to hold the Stags (0-3) hitless in a five-inning game at Portland.

Griffin had a triple and double, and Lindsey Kelly added a triple and Hunter Greenleaf had a double.

MASSABESIC 18, SANFORD 1: Lacey Bean had four hits and three RBI, and Julia Gregoire added three hits with three RBI as the Mustangs (3-0) handled the Spartans (0-3) at Sanford.

Grace Tutt had three hits and four runs, and Cayleigh Morris finished with three hits for the Mustangs.

Molly Boissonneault had two hits for Sanford.

WINDHAM 17, BONNY EAGLE 1: Danielle Tardiff had three hits and drove in four runs, and Olivia Mora added three hits as the Eagles (3-0) downed the Scots (0-2) in five innings at Standish.

Megan Joy, Chloe Wilcox and Alex Morang each drove in two runs for Windham, which scored nine runs in the fourth to take a 17-1 lead.

PORTLAND 12, MAINE GIRLS’ ACADEMY/FALMOUTH 8: The Bulldogs (4-0) opened an 8-0 lead, highlighted by a two-run single by Taylor Crosby, and held off the visiting Lions (2-1) at Portland.

Jessica Brown had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and Grace Stacey and Sydney Gilbert added two hits each for Portland.

Liberty Ladd had three singles for MGA/Falmouth.


YORK 9, MARSHWOOD 7: Alexandra Lawlor had three goals as the Wildcats (2-0) edged the Hawks (1-2) at South Berwick.

Cassandra Reinertson and Alana Lauersen had a pair of goals, and Bridget Monteith also scored for York.

Reagan Nichols paced Marshwood with four goals, Luci Albers had two and Hannah Costin added one.

Skyleer Amsden had 11 saves for the Hawks.

YARMOUTH 12, WAYNFLETE 4: Ella Antolini and Eliza Lunt each had five goals as the Clippers (3-0) handled the Flyers (3-1) at Yarmouth.

Katie Waeldner added a goal and four assists for Yarmouth, and Margaret Elder had a goal and three assists.

Kenha Stockford paced Waynflete with three goals. Elspeth Olney added a goal and an assist.