Sea Dogs hit three homers to beat Fisher Cats, 7-2

Mauricio Dubon hit a three-run homer during a four-run second inning Sunday night as the Portland Sea Dogs beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 7-2 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Aneury Tavarez also homered and singled for Portland (55-83), which took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI double by Ryan Court. Cole Sturgeon drove in the first run of the second inning with a single, and Dubon’s homer extended the lead to 5-0.

Portland added single runs in the sixth and seventh, on home runs by Cody Decker and Tavarez.

Mitch Atkins picked up his sixth win, allowing one run on eight hits while striking out nine in 62/3 innings.


WOMEN’S SOCCER: Brooke Labrie scored an unassisted goal 37 minutes into the first half and Western New England held on to beat St. Joseph’s 1-0 in the Husson Classic at Bangor.

The Monks (1-2) had a 5-4 edge in shots. Brooke Troup made three saves for St. Joseph’s.

MEN’S SOCCER: Nick Paine broke a scoreless tie in the 62nd minute and the University of New England beat St. Joseph’s 2-0 at Standish

Dexter Doucet added an unassisted goal for UNE (1-0-1).


LPGA: Caroline Masson broke out of a star-filled pack to win the LPGA Manulife Classic in Cambridge, Ontario, for her first tour title.

The 27-year-old German rebounded from an opening double bogey to make nine birdies in a 5-under 67. She beat third-round leader Mi Hyang Lee, Minjee Lee and Karine Icher by a stroke, finishing at 16-under 272.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Alex Noren of Sweden sank a 20-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole to beat Scott Hend of Australia in a playoff for the European Masters title at Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Paraguay’s Carlos Franco rallied to win the Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary, Alberta, for his first Champions Tour victory.

Three strokes behind Jeff Maggert entering the round, Franco shot a 7-under 63 to beat Bernhard Langer and Michael Allen by two strokes.


NASCAR TRUCKS: John Hunter Nemechek knocked Cole Custer from the lead to earn the win in a controversial finish in the Truck Series at Bowmanville, Ontario.

Custer, furious with the way he was raced, used a leaping tackle to knock Nemechek to the ground as Nemechek waited at the flagstand to be named the winner.

INDYCAR: Scott Dixon won the IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, New York, with a dominant drive, leading all but 10 of the 60 laps.

FORMULA ONE: Nico Rosberg won the Italian Grand Prix virtually unchallenged after Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton wasted pole position with a poor start at Monza, Italy.


WNBA: Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points, six rebounds and eight assists to lead the host Los Angeles Sparks past the Indiana Fever, 88-81.

The Sparks (24-5) are tied atop the Western Conference standings with Minnesota (24-5).


SPANISH VUELTA: A surprise attack by Alberto Contador helped Nairo Quintana boost his lead over Chris Froome to more than three minutes after the 15th stage at Aramon Formigal, Spain.

– Staff and news service report