Biddeford beats Vermont to stay alive at regional

Charlotte Donovan pitched six shutout innings to lead Biddeford to a 5-0 victory over St. Albans, Vermont, in the Little League Softball East Regional in Bristol, Connecticut.

Baylor Wilkinson had a single and two doubles for Biddeford. Donovan allowed five hits, walked two and struck out six.

Biddeford will play Worcester, Massachusetts, in an elimination game at 11 a.m. Monday.


BANK OF WEST CLASSIC: Hard-hitting Johanna Konta whipped winners every which way and outslugged top-seeded Venus Williams to capture her first career singles title, winning 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in Stanford, California.

Her serve and return games equally solid, Konta held on in the third set after squandering a 4-1 lead in the second.

CITI OPEN: Gael Monfils won his first title in 21/2 years, erasing a match point and breaking Ivo Karlovic twice in the span of four service games during a 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory in Washington.

Also, Yanina Wickmayer beat Lauren Davis 6-4, 6-2 in to win the fifth WTA title of her career.

CROATIA OPEN: Fabio Fognini defeated Andrej Martin 6-4, 6-1 in the final in Umag, Croatia.

SWEDISH OPEN: Sixth-seeded Laura Siegemund clinched her first WTA title with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Katerina Siniakova in Bastad, Sweden.

ROGERS CUP: Serena Williams pulled out of the tournament because of shoulder inflammation. The three-time champion was seeded first in the hard-court tournament and was set to have a bye in the first round.

FORMULA ONE: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for a record fifth time to take the championship lead from teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished second in Budapest, Hungary.

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was third, followed by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen of Red Bull.

INDYCAR: Series founder Tony George has been renamed the chairman of the board of Hulman & Co., the family that owns Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

George was forced out of that job by his mother and sisters in 2009.


FOOTBALL: Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff’s department official said. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.

Waukesha County Sheriff’s Lt. Thom Moerman said speed was likely a factor in the single-vehicle crash that happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

The 24-year-old Sadler, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was driving. He and 22-year-old Foltz, of Greeley, Nebraska, both died at the scene. Delahoussaye, 21, of New Iberia, Louisiana, was also a passenger. He was treated at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and released. A statement from LSU said his injuries were minor and he was scheduled to return home Monday.


MLS: Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice, Sacha Kljestan had a goal and two assists and the New York Red Bulls beat New York City FC 4-1 in Harrison, New Jersey.

Dom Dwyer scored twice and Sporting Kansas City held the Seattle Sounders without a shot until the 88th minute in a 3-0 victory in Kansas City, Kansas.

– From staff and news services