Injury will keep Treister from playing in Maine’s season finale this Saturday

University of Maine quarterback Chris Treister suffered a cut on his hand on his throwing arm that required stitches in his first start of the season at Towson on Saturday, a 28-18 Maine win.

Treister is expected to miss Maine’s finale Saturday against visiting James Madison.

Treister, who played at Portland High, left the Towson game in the third quarter after completing 9 of 17 passes for 100 yards. He rushed for 11 yards and a touchdown.

BASEBALL: Maine’s baseball team got letters of intent from six players Tuesday, including center fielder Sam Balzano, a Deering standout who batted .396 as a junior last year, and pitcher Scott Heath of Westbrook, who went 6-0.

The other four signees are Garrett Bernardo of Glenmont, N.Y.; Brian Doran, of Ayr, Ontario; Dane Gordon of Barrie, Ontario; and Luke Morrill of Rockland, a 6-foot-4 shortstop.

MEN’S SOCCER: The Bowdoin men’s soccer team will host a four-team NCAA Sectional at Pickard Field Saturday and Sunday. Middlebury and Babson will play at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Bowdoin and Amherst will follow at 1 p.m., or 40 minutes after the conclusion of the first match. Sunday’s sectional final will begin at 1 p.m. The winner of Sunday’s final will earn a trip to the Division III Final Four in San Antonio. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for seniors and students and $2 for children 3-12. Children under 3 and Bowdoin students with ID are free.

Cheverus will sell tickets to its Class A state championship football game today, Thursday and Friday in Loyola Hall on the Cheverus campus from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students. All sales are cash transactions. The Stags play Bangor at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium. 

Novice lightweight Juan Lopez of Westbrook and the Portland Boxing Club won a unanimous decision over James Gracia of Haverhill, Mass.,  in the USA Boxing New England semifinals on Saturday.

Lopez will join open class lightweight Liz Leddy, novice lightweight Lindsay Kyajohnian and junior division lightweight Christian Castonada in the finals Nov. 27 at the Stevens Avenue Armory. Open class light welterweight Casey Kramlich and open class welterweight Jason Quirk, both of the Portland Boxing Club, lost their bouts by unanimous decision. Advance tickets (reserved and general admission) for the finals can be purchased at Bruno’s Restaurant, 33 Allen Ave., Portland.

Power-hitting second baseman Dan Uggla was dealt from the Marlins to the Braves for infielder Omar Infante and left-hander Mike Dunn. A two-time All-Star, Uggla hit .287 with 33 homers and 105 RBI last season.

Right-hander Jake Westbrook decided to stay with the Cardinals, agreeing to a $16.5 million, two-year contract. The 33-year-old was acquired from Cleveland on July 31 and was 4-4 with a 3.48 ERA in 12 starts for the Cardinals.

  Bob Watson will retire at the end of the year as baseball’s vice president in charge of discipline. Watson, a former Yankees general manager, has decided penalties for on-field infractions.