May 18, 2013

Girls' Roundup: Riots stave off Westbrook

From staff reports

WESTBROOK - The South Portland softball team survived an upset try from Westbrook on Friday. The Red Riots can thank Danica Gleason for some of that. Gleason went 4 for 4 with two doubles, a triple and two RBI to lead South Portland (11-2) past Westbrook (6-6).

Gleason doubled in Erin Bogdanovich with the go-ahead run in the fifth. Bogdanovich pitched a five-hitter for the win, fanning nine and walking none.

Amberly Delponte went 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Blue Blazes.

CAPE ELIZABETH 6, WELLS 4: Shannon Nicholson hit an RBI single in the top of the eighth inning as the Capers (12-0) scored a pair of runs to edge the Warriors (7-6) at Wells.

Ashley Tinsman hit a solo homer for the Capers and Nicholson, Emma O'Rourke and Tess Haller finished with two hits apiece.

Maddie Taylor and Monica Link each hit RBI singles during a three-run fifth inning for Wells that tied the game at 4-4.

FALMOUTH 23, TRAIP 6: Julia Treadwell went 2 for 2 and drove in five runs to lead the Yachtsmen (6-5) over Traip Academy (2-8) at Falmouth in five innings.

Jessica Collins drove home four runs for Falmouth, also on two hits. Amanda Carver pitched four scoreless inning for the win, striking out three and giving up no walks.

BONNY EAGLE 13, CHEVERUS 2: Freshman Breanna Lifland had three hits and drove in five runs to lead Bonny Eagle (8-4-1) over host Cheverus (6-6).

Rebecca Howell added three RBI on three hits and pitcher Erica Sullivan gave up five hits and struck out four to earn the win.

SANFORD 15, DEERING 1: Sam Adams hit a three-run homer in the top of the first and pitched a two-hitter to lead Sanford (7-5) over host Deering (0-13). Adams struck out 10.

SCARBOROUGH 11, MARSHWOOD 2: Marisa O'Toole went 3-for-5 with two homers and three RBI as the Red Storm (11-1) cruised past the Hawks (7-4-1) at South Berwick.

Grace Farnkoff added three hits, one RBI and one run for the Red Storm and Brenna Kent hit a two-run single.

Scarborough starter Alyssa Williamson pitched a four-hitter to earn the win.

WINDHAM 6, GORHAM 5: Sadie Nelson singled, stole second and scored on a double by Maddie Elliott in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Eagles (5-7) over the Rams (4-8) at Windham.

Elliott and Miranda Richards finished with three hits apiece for Windham and Morgan Richmond added a pair of doubles.

Gorham took advantage of three errors to tie the game with two runs in the top of the seventh.

BANGOR 20, MT. ARARAT 9: Carly Cosgrove drove in the eventual winning run with a grand slam in the third inning as the Rams (8-5) pulled away from the Eagles (4-9) at Topsham.

Sydni Cosgrove and Lilli Wiseman had four hits apiece for Bangor and Morgan Campbell and Eve George each drove in three runs during a seven-run second inning.

Taylor Pare hit a three-run double during a six-run second inning for Mt. Ararat, which led 9-7 after two innings.

MEDOMAK VALLEY 8, NOKOMIS 6: Amanda Hendrickson hit a three-run homer and a two-run single and Abby Maguire added three hits and two RBI to lead the Panthers (9-3) past the Warriors (9-4) at Newport.

LINCOLN ACADEMY 9, MAINE CENTRAL INSTITUTE 0: Abby Farrin struck out four batters and walked one while throwing a four-hitter and also had two hits and drove in a run to lead the Eagles (8-4) past the Huskies (7-5) at Newcastle.

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