BASEBALL: Grayson Garvin pitched three scoreless innings Saturday for his first collegiate save and Curt Casali continued his torrid hitting as Vanderbilt defeated Florida State 6-2 in Tallahassee, Fla., to move within one win of reaching its first College World Series.

Vanderbilt ace Sonny Gray (10-5) got the win after going the first six innings before Garvin limited Florida State (46-18) to three singles while striking out three.

Brian Busch (5-2) was tagged with the loss despite giving up just one earned run in seven innings.

Senior catcher Andrew Giobbi, a Deering graduate, had six putouts, one assist and an RBI.

MEN’S TRACK: Riley Masters of Maine placed 11th in the finals of the 1,500-meter race at the NCAA championships in Eugene, Ore.

The sophomore’s finishing time of 3:51.37 was the fifth-best in school history. In the semifinals, Masters broke the school’s record with a time 3:42.01, good for fifth in the heat.


NECBL: The Sanford Mainers scored four runs in the fifth inning to take the lead for good over the New Bedford Bay Sox and went on to a 7-3 victory at Goodall Park in Sanford.

Sanford starter Dustin Ramey gave up two runs on four hits, walked five and struck out three.


BEECH RIDGE: Mike Rowe, 60, of Turner held off a challenge from the youngest driver in the Pro Series division, Aaron Ricker, 19, to win the Coors Light 100.

D.J. Shaw, Richie Dearborn and Tony Ricci rounded out the top five.

Corey Bubar, on the eve of his graduation from Windham High, placed first in the Sport Series feature.

David Vaughn won the Wildcat feature, and Matt Dow swept the two Road Runner races.