WOMEN’S SOCCER: Sady Tobin scored the winning goal on a cross from Nikki Misener in the 17th minute as the University of Maine cruised to a 4-0 win over Iona (0-2) in its season opener at New Rochelle, N.Y.

Lisa Bijman, Courtney Harnais and Maddie Hill added one goal apiece for the Black Bears and Maine keeper Meagan Price-Leibenzeder made three saves to record her eighth career shutout.


LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES: His team facing elimination, Shiloh Baniaga hit a homer in the top of the first, then struck out six and allowed three hits over five innings to lead Waipahu, Hawaii, to a 3-1 win over Toms River, N.J., in South Williamsport, Pa.

In other games, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, beat Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, 11-2; Chitre, Panama, shut out Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 13-0; Tokyo, Japan, beat Manati, Puerto Rico, 7-2; and Pearland, Texas, beat Fairfield, Conn., 14-1.

New Jersey, Germany and Saudi Arabia were knocked out of contention.