March 11, 2010

Yachtsmen edge Warriors

— From staff reports

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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer: Catie Funk of Scarborough can't outrun the tag by Thornton Academy's Hannah Ebling but Funk's pickle allowed Heather Carrier to score from third in the softball game at Scarborough on Wednesday, May 20, 2009.

FALMOUTH — Kelsey Graffam's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning scored Emily Whitmore and lifted Falmouth to a 5-4 victory over Wells in a Western Maine Conference softball game Wednesday.

The Yachtsmen (5-5) trailed by two going into the bottom of the seventh but tied the game on an RBI double by Graffam and an RBI single by Lauren O'Donnell.

Alli Carver had three hits for the Yachtsmen, including a two-run single in the fourth inning, and Sarah Collmus struck out seven while pitching a six-hitter.

Katie McDonough and Meaghan Lewia had two hits apiece for the Warriors (7-4).

BIDDEFORD 12, MASSABESIC 0: Sarah Gilblair pitched a two-hitter, and Aimee Mortensen, Nikki Kimborowicz and Hannah Boucher each had two hits to lead the Tigers (10-2) past Massabesic (2-9) at Biddeford.

Kimborowicz had an RBI single and Erin Grover an RBI double as Biddeford opened a 5-0 lead with four runs in the third inning. Biddeford added two in the fourth and one in the fifth before ending the game with a four-run sixth-inning rally highlighted by Tracy Gouin's RBI single.

CAPE ELIZABETH 9, ST. DOMINIC 0: Tricia Thibodeau pitched a four-hitter, struck out nine and drove in the go-ahead run as the Capers (10-1) beat the Saints (9-2) at Cape Elizabeth.

Emily Donovan of Cape Elizabeth and Mary Caron of St. Dominic each had two hits.

DEERING 6, SANFORD 4: Jen Lynch had three hits to lead Deering (5-7) over visiting Sanford (2-9).

Lynch homered in the second inning and had an RBI triple in the seventh. Melissa Bell got the win, striking out six, walking four and scattering seven hits.

GORHAM 6, PORTLAND 0: Rachel Fogarty and Sara Burnheimer scored on errors in the first inning, and Fogarty homered during a three-run fifth as Gorham (9-2) beat the Bulldogs (1-11) at Portland.

Kelsey Crowe pitched a two-hitter for the Rams.

GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 13, YARMOUTH 0: Laura Getchell pitched a five-inning two-hitter and struck out 10, Brittany Adell drove in five runs and the Patriots (9-3) beat Yarmouth (2-8) at Gray.

GREELY 2, FREEPORT 1: Marika Stayte scored the go-ahead run for Greely (6-6) on a fielder's choice by Erica Kahn in a victory at home against Freeport (3-7).

Mary Zambello struck out seven in five innings for the win. Michaela Finnegan got a save with three hitless innings, striking out five.

MCAULEY 9, WESTBROOK 3: Jen Field pitched a seven-hitter and had two hits and scored two runs, leading the Lions (2-9) past the Blue Blazes (2-9) at Portland.

Westbrook was led by Danielle Bouchard and Karleigh Gaudreau with two hits each.

SCARBOROUGH 3, THORNTON ACADEMY 0: Melissa Dellatore pitched a five-hitter with 13 strikeouts and no walks, leading the Red Storm (12-0) over the Trojans (7-4) at Scarborough.

Abby Rutt had a sacrifice fly, and Brianna Mancuso scored on an error in the fifth inning before Heather Carrier stole home on a delayed steal while Catie Funk was caught in a rundown.

SOUTH PORTLAND 3, MARSHWOOD 1: Kalie Swiger singled home Alexis Bogdanovich and Stephanie Thibeault in the second inning to give the Red Riots (10-1) an early lead over Marshwood (6-5) at South Portland.

Lauren Tuttle singled home Amanda Linscott in the fourth for a 3-0 lead before Sophie White drove home Hannah Waldron for the Hawks.

BONNY EAGLE 8, WINDHAM 0: Dani Roma had two hits, scored two runs and drove in the go-ahead run, and Hannah Goodale pitched a two-hitter as the Scots (8-3) downed the Eagles (2-9) at Standish.

BRUNSWICK 4, MORSE 2: Laura Blier pitched a six-hitter to lead the Dragons (6-6) past the Shipbuilders at Brunswick.

Alejandra Rodriguez homered for Morse.

FRYEBURG ACADEMY 9, POLAND 0: Hannah Hill pitched a two-hitter with 15 strikeouts and went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI as the Raiders (10-0) downed the Knights (0-13) at Fryeburg.

LINCOLN ACADEMY 2, ROCKLAND 0: Amelia Pennington and Cassie Lincoln each had RBI singles, helping the Eagles (5-7) past the Tigers (1-11) at Rockland.

MCI 4, CAMDEN HILLS 3: Brittany Glencross scored the winning run in the eighth when Brooke Libby beat out an infield single as MCI (2-9) nipped Camden Hills (4-8) at Pittsfield.

YORK 4, OLD ORCHARD BEACH 0: Alex Rennie narrowly missed a perfect game when the catcher mishandled a called third strike with two outs in the seventh inning, but she completed the no-hitter as the Wildcats (8-4) defeated Old Orchard Beach (1-10) at York.

Chelsey Hutchins had a two-run single in the fifth inning.

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