SOUTH PORTLAND – Becca Roberts hit a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Southern Maine Community College a 3-2 win over Central Maine Community College in the Yankee Small College Conference softball championship game Sunday.

Kim Hunt struck out 13 and walked one while pitching a three-hitter for the Seawolves (18-17). She also had a pair of hits and scored a run.


ST. JOSEPH’S 5, HUSSON 2: Alyssa Dunn doubled home two runs during a three-run fifth inning as the Monks (35-8) rallied past the Eagles (25-17) at Standish.

Emily Leverone also drove in a pair of runs and scored once as both teams tuned up for the NCAA Division III tournament.

Husson opened the scoring on a passed ball in the first inning and made it 2-0 on back-to-back doubles by Sarah Risser and Kara Poirier in the fourth.


HARTFORD 2, MAINE 0: Kaitlyn Meade pitched a four-hitter to lift the Hawks (10-34, 4-14 America East) over the Black Bears (18-31, 7-10) in a season finale at Orono.


SMCC FALLS IN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Nick Vorvis hit an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning as Vermont Tech won the Yankee Small College Conference championship with a 6-5 victory over Southern Maine Community College, at South Portland.

Tyler Kelly and Adam Hamilton had three hits apiece and Donnie Cray drove in a pair of runs for the Seawolves, who scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game.

The Seawolves (13-21) advanced earlier in the day with a 7-4 win over New Hampshire Tech. Adam Hamilton and Christian Giles each had two RBI for SMCC.


MAINE 18, ALBANY 9: Michael Fransoso went 3 for 5 with two doubles, three runs scored and four RBI as the Black Bears (22-21, 12-5 America East) pounded out 19 hits to complete a three-game weekend sweep against the Great Danes (17-25, 9-7) at Albany, N.Y.

Joey Martin added a pair of doubles, three RBI and two runs, and Troy Black went 3 for 3 with two RBI and two runs scored.

Maine has won seven straight and 10 of 11.


ST. JOSEPH’S 1, BOWDOIN 0: Chad Rafferty struck out eight, walked one and scattered eight hits as the Monks (30-11) beat the Polar Bears (22-13) at Brunswick.

St. Joseph’s got its run in the top of the sixth when Todd Keneborus singled, moved to third on a double by Mike Pratt and scored on a single by Ian Lee.


AMHERST 13, SOUTHERN MAINE 5: Mike Samela went 4 for 6 with four RBI and two runs scored to lead the Lord Jeffs (24-7) past the Huskies (21-17) at Gorham.

Tucker White had a pair of hits and three RBI for USM.

Forrest Chadwick, Anthony Pisani and Nicky Grady also had two hits apiece for USM.


BATES 12, AMHERST 0: Rich Velotta drove in four runs, and Ryan Sonberg went 3 for 5 with an RBI and a run scored to pace the Bobcats (19-15) to a win over the Lord Jeffs (24-8) at Hadlock Field in Portland.

Karl Alexander gave up one hit in six innings to earn the win. Paul Chiampa closed out the game with three scoreless innings.

Noah Burke, Gordy Webb and Pat Murphy each had two hits apiece for the Bobcats, who broke the game open with seven runs in the bottom of the third.


TRINITY 7, COLBY 1: Rachel Romanowsky collected two goals and two assists, and the top-seeded Bantams (17-0) scored all seven of their goals in the second half to rally past the third-seeded Mules (13-4) in the NESCAC championship game at Hartford, Conn.

Colby took the lead 9:30 into the game when Katharine Eddy scored on an assist from Kate Pistel.

Sarah Warnke stopped all 11 shots she faced in the first half for the Mules and finished with 15 saves.

n Colby and Bowdoin (14-3) received at-large bids to the NCAA Division III tournament and will host first-round games on Wednesday. Colby faces Norwich (10-2), and Bowdoin meets Babson (10-7).