FRYEBURG — Fryeburg Academy scored eight runs in the second inning, highlighted by Mackenzie Buzzell’s three-run homer, and fought off a comeback bid by Yarmouth to secure a 15-7 win in a Western Maine Conference softball game Thursday.

Yarmouth (10-2) got six runs in the fourth to cut its deficit to 10-7, but Fryeburg (8-2) added five runs in the sixth.

Buzzell went 2 for 4, while Tina Leblanc and Makayla Cooper each had three hits, and combined for five RBI for the Raiders.

Cate Ralph led Yarmouth with three hits.

GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 5, CAPE ELIZABETH 4: Chelsea Davis reached on a dropped third strike in the bottom of the seventh inning and eventually scored the winning run as the Patriots (5-4) beat Cape Elizabeth (5-5) in Gray.

Davis stole second and advanced to third on a passed ball before Syndey Rodrigues hit a hard shot to third. She retreated to the bag as the ball was fielded but broke for home on the throw to first and scored.

The Patriots tied the game on Allie Martell’s three-run double in the fifth.

Martell was the winning pitcher, striking out 10 while holding the Capers to four hits. Jessica Robicheaw took the loss despite striking out nine and allowing just three hits.

SCARBOROUGH 12, MARSHWOOD 0: Laura Powell blasted a pair of home runs to power the Red Storm (12-0) past the Hawks (6-6) in five innings in South Berwick.

Powell’s first homer, a two-run shot, help the Red Storm open a 6-0 lead after four innings. She added a three-run shot as the Red Storm invoked the mercy rule with a six-run fifth. Hunter Greenleaf contributed a two-run single in the fifth.

Chloe Griffin limited the Hawks to three hits.

SACOPEE VALLEY 16, OLD ORCHARD BEACH 2: After giving up a home run in the first inning, Brynn Hink allowed only three more hits as the Hawks (7-3) rolled past the Seagulls (2-7) in five innings at South Hiram.

Morgan Howlett-Brown staked OOB to an early lead with her first-inning homer, but Sacopee answered with six runs in the bottom half, then added five in the second and five in the third.

The first-inning rally included consecutive RBI singles from Brenna Humphrey, Annette Humphrey and McKenzie Fox.

Hink hit a two-run homer in the third.


GREELY 9, YORK 8: Brooke Clement had three goals and an assist to pace the Rangers (5-4) to an overtime win over the Wildcats (7-2) in Cumberland.

Ellie Schad also scored three goals, while Katherine Leggat-Barr had a goal, an assist and five draw controls.

Cassie Reinertson and Allie Lawlor led York with three goals apiece, with Reinertson also contributing two assists.

Mollie McDonald stopped seven shots for the Rangers. Juliana Kiklis made five saves for York.

BIDDEFORD 14, BONNY EAGLE 8: Paige Laverriere recorded four goals and two assists to pace the Tigers (8-1) to a win over the Scots (4-5) in Standish.

Peyton McKeown added two goals and two assists.

Alexandra Farley led Bonny Eagle with four goals, while Natalie Bushy chipped in with a pair.

Eliza Gilliam stopped eight shots for the Tigers.

THORNTON ACADEMY 11, CHEVERUS 5: Amanda Cyr tallied six goals for the Golden Trojans (8-2) in a win over the Stags (3-6) at Saco.

Mackenzie Basile and Paige LeBlanc each scored twice, and Dana Sirois made six saves for Thornton.

Mackenzie Johnston got two goals for Cheverus.

MARSHWOOD 11, SCARBOROUGH 6: The Hawks (7-2) opened a 7-0 halftime lead on the way to a win over the Red Storm (1-7) at Scarborough.

Paige Singer paced Marshwood with three goals and three assists. Marin Smith had three goals and an assist, and Reagan Nichols and Abby Rowe chipped in with two goals apiece. Nichols also set up a goal.

Erin Stolz scored a pair of goals for Scarborough.

CAPE ELIZABETH 14, ST. DOMINIC 10: Susie Graham scored three first-half goals and added a pair of assists in the second half as the Capers (5-4) defeated the Saints (4-5) in Cape Elizabeth.

Emily Healy had two goals and three assists for Cape Elizabeth, and Chloe Chapin, Eleanor Roberts and Karli Chapin each added two goals.

Caroline Castonguay scored three goals for St. Dom’s, which also got two goals apiece from Rileigh Stebbins, Kristina Cornelio and Emma Theriault.