BRISTOL, Conn. — Abby Roy went 2 for 2 with three RBI, but Scarborough’s comeback bid fell short in a 5-4 loss Saturday to Coventry, Rhode Island, in the Little League Softball East Regional.

Rhode Island jumped out to a 5-0 lead with a run in the top of the first and four in the second.

Scarborough answered with a pair of runs in the bottom of the second. Roy slapped an RBI single, and another run scored on an error.

The Maine champions cut the deficit to a single run in the sixth, getting a two-run double from Roy before a strikeout ended the game.

Hannah Dobecki and Hannah Gower also had two hits apiece for Scarborough, which will play Lyndonville, Vermont, in an elimination game at 7 p.m. Sunday.


SEBAGO QUALIFIES FOR STATE TOURNEY: Spencer Hodge hit a two-run double in the top of the ninth inning as the Sebago Lakers defeated Andrews Post 7-5 at Wainwright Field in South Portland to secure second place in Zone 3 and a berth in the state tournament.

Hodge finished the day with five RBI, including two in a 2-1, 10-inning win over Yankee Ford earlier.

Troy Bogdahn was the winning pitcher in both games, working in relief each time.

Tanner Laberge got the start for Sebago (12-8) against Andrews and escaped jams in the second, fourth and seventh innings. He also had two hits, including a two-run double that gave Sebago a 3-0 lead in the third inning.

Joey Apon’s second double of the game drove in two runs in the fifth inning for Andrews (10-9), tying the game at 3.

Against Yankee Ford (10-9), Hodge’s two-out single in the 10th drove home Bogdahn with the winning run. Bogdahn pitched the final four innings, allowing four hits while striking out six.

Losing pitcher Alex Jacobs went the distance, giving up 10 hits and striking out six.

Sebago center fielder Ethan Perry kept the game tied in the top of the ninth when he threw out Logan McCarthy, who was trying to score from second on Ian Westphal’s base hit.


AUGUSTA 7, VERMONT 6: Noah Bonsant went 4 for 6 with three RBI and singled home the winning run in the 14th inning as Augusta improved to 1-1 in pool play with a victory over Brattleboro, Vermont, at the New England Regional for 15-year-olds in Trumbull, Connecticut.