WATERVILLE — Brendan Fox hit an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning Friday to lift Bates to a 3-2 victory over Bowdoin in a New England Small College Athletic Conference baseball game at Colby College.

It was the fourth straight win for Bates (8-5, 4-0 NESCAC), which took a 2-0 lead in the second inning on an RBI single by Kyle Carter and a sacrifice fly by Asher MacDonald.

Bowdoin’s Colby Joncas scored on a wild pitch in the sixth, and the Polar Bears (6-10, 0-1) tied it in the ninth on an RBI single by Nick Sadler.

SOUTHERN MAINE 15, SALEM STATE 8: The Huskies (9-7) scored 11 runs in the first three innings and went on to defeat the Vikings (9-10) in Salem, Massachusetts.

After the Vikings took a 4-0 lead in the top of the first, the Huskies tied it in the bottom of the inning on a two-run homer by Matt Bender and a two-run single by Jake Dexter.

Dexter singled home two more runs during a four-run second inning.

Devin Warren finished with four hits for the Huskies.

Alex Tobey (1-0) pitched 32/3 innings to earn the victory in relief of starter Henry Curran, allowing two hits, one walk and one run.

TRINITY 6, COLBY 3: The Bantams (10-8, 2-2 NESCAC) took a 3-0 lead in the first inning and held on to defeat the Mules (3-12, 0-4) in Hartford, Connecticut.

Matt Trevoloni recorded three hits for Colby.

SOFTBALL

UNE SWEEPS ENDICOTT: Melissa Sprague threw a one-hitter in the first game of a doubleheader and the Nor’easters (7-5, 3-1 Commonwealth Coast) cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Gulls (4-10, 0-4) in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Lauren Gerhard led the offense with two hits and three RBI, including a two-run homer in the sixth.

Sprague (2-1) walked two and struck out 12.

In the second game, the Nor’easters raced out to an early 5-0 lead and held off a last-inning rally by the Gulls, earning a 7-6 win.

BOWDOIN SWEEPS HUSSON: Claire McCarthy doubled home Allison Rutz in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Polar Bears (14-6) a 2-1 victory over the Eagles (12-8) in the first game of a doubleheader at Colby College.

McCarthy and Rutz each recorded two hits for Bowdoin.

Rutz (4-1) picked up the win, allowing just two hits and one walk.

In the second game, Lauren O’Shea’s bases-loaded triple broke a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the fifth, and the Polar Bears defeated the Eagles, 8-5.

Husson trailed 4-0 after two innings before tying it with two runs in the third and two in the fifth.

TRINITY 5, BATES 2: The Bantams (10-8, 2-1 NESCAC) took a 4-0 lead in the fifth inning and held on to defeat the Bobcats (5-4, 0-1) in Hartford, Connecticut.

Michelle Treglia led the Bantams with three RBI, including a two-run triple in the fifth.

Bates cut the deficit to 4-2 in the bottom of the fifth on a two-run homer by Mimi Crowley.