Tuesday, March 11, 2014
From staff reports
FREEPORT - Calvin Cooper hit a two-run single in the first inning and Nick Lainey added a two-run single in the fifth Thursday as Yarmouth, making the most of three hits, opened the Western Maine Conference baseball season with a 5-2 victory against Freeport.
Jack Davenport of Freeport dives in an attempt to avoid a tag by Yarmouth second baseman Kevin Haley during Yarmouth’s 5-2 victory Thursday in a high school baseball opener.
Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer
Lainey allowed two runs on six hits in five innings for the win, and Chester Jacobs got the save with two scoreless innings.
Niko DiFazio had a single and a double and scored both runs for the Falcons.
CAPE ELIZABETH 4, OLD ORCHARD BEACH 3: Sam Kozlowski singled home Chris Robicheaw with one out in the 12th inning to lift the Capers at Cape Elizabeth.
Kozlowski also pitched eight innings with nine strikeouts.
TRAIP ACADEMY 4, SACOPEE VALLEY 2: Nick Foye scored on Christian Montembeau's sacrifice fly and Josh Schneier scored on a throwing error in the eighth inning as Traip Academy won its opener at South Hiram.
Nick York of Sacopee struck out 14 while allowing one hit through seven innings.
CAPE ELIZABETH 14, OLD ORCHARD BEACH 0: Anna Rabasca and Anna Goldstein combined on a one-hitter, and Emma O'Rourke and Tess Haller each drove in two runs for the Capers at Cape Elizabeth.
Ashley Tinsman had two doubles and a triple, and Shannon Nicholson hit three singles for the Capers, who scored nine runs in the first inning and five in the second.
Rabasca had seven strikeouts. Goldstein added four in two innings of relief.
SCARBOROUGH 17, WESTBROOK 3: Mike Thurston, Matt Murphy, Nathan Howard, John Wheeler and Christian Neelon each scored twice for Scarborough at home.
Alex Leblanc made 11 saves and Sam Carroll had two goals for Westbrook.
BONNY EAGLE 6, FRYE-BURG ACADEMY 5: Antonio Bruni scored with 1:22 left in overtime to lift the Scots at Standish.
Tyler Campobasso scored three goals for Bonny Eagle, including two in the fourth quarter to give the Scots a 5-3 lead. Fryeburg got goals from Tyler Legoff and A.J. Worcester in the final three minutes to force overtime.
Ryan Kern added two goals for the Scots. Legoff had two for the Raiders.
CAPE ELIZABETH 19, LAKE REGION 0: Justin Carey scored six goals and Ben Shea added three as Cape Elizabeth won at home.
MARSHWOOD 14, MASSABESIC 4: Andrew Hale had four goals and two assists, leading Marshwood at Waterboro.
Matt Scremin added three goals and three assists, and Samuel Woodman and Noah Kreider scored three goals each for the Hawks.
Stephen Chaves led Massabesic with two goals.
CONY 13, BRUNSWICK 9: Hayley Quirion scored four goals and Bayleigh Logan had three to lead the Rams at Augusta.
Eliza Brooks scored four times to pace Brunswick. Savanna Key added two goals and two assists, and EmaLeigh Aschbrenner made eight saves.
SOUTH PORTLAND: Mike Giordano, the Red Riots' longtime coach, resigned from the program.
Giordano won his 200th game this past season and finished with a career record of 206-124 in 17 seasons.
The Red Riots made the Western Class A tournament the last 13 years.
He guided South Portland to one Western Maine final and three appearances in the semifinals. Giordano also had one undefeated regular season.