Brown, Lainey lead Yarmouth to victory in baseball season opener at Cape Elizabeth

Jordan Brown held Cape Elizabeth scoreless until the sixth inning, Conor Lainey had two hits and Yarmouth opened its baseball season with a 5-1 win on the road.

Nate Ingalls took the loss despite allowing just four hits in a complete game.

Benni McMinnis struck out 12 in a one-hitter and host Wells started the season with an 8-0 victory over Lake Region.

McMinnis allowed just one other baserunner – on a hit by pitch.


Nick Ramsey scored three runs and Daniel Quint had a pair of hits for Warriors.


MONTE CARLO MASTERS: Rafael Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in a quarterfinal, his earliest exit at the event in 11 years.

Novak Djokovic eventually got the better of unseeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, to set up a 34th meeting with Roger Federer, who beat No. 9 Jo-Wilfried of France 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1.

Stanislas Wawrinka beat eighth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 6-2.



SOFTBALL: Freshman Layne Patry had three hits and Sammi Marden and Anna Cosentino scored two runs apiece to pace Berwick Academy (3-1) in an 11-3 win over Hebron Academy (0-1) at South Berwick.


PGA: The second round of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head Island, S.C., was cut short because of rain Friday, with K.J. Choi shooting a 4-under 67 for a one-stroke lead. Officials suspended the round until Saturday morning.

Bill Haas withdrew with a wrist injury.

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Gene Fieger of Hideout Golf Club in Naples, Fla., won the Senior PGA Professional National Championship, closing with a 3-under 69 for a 275 and a six-stroke victory at Port St. Lucie, Fla.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Miguel Angel Jimenez made a dramatic tour debut, setting a tournament record with a first-round 65 in the soggy Greater Gwinnett Championship at Duluth, Ga.

– From staff and news services

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