LYNN, Mass. — Third-seeded Lasell scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning and upset No. 1 St. Joseph’s 5-3 in an elimination game in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference tournament Saturday.

St. Joseph’s (31-8) tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the eighth on a two-run single by Joey Murphy. Lasell (16-15) answered with a two-run single in the top of the ninth by Andre Marchesseault.

WILLIAMS SWEEPS BATES: Jack Cloud scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the seventh as the Ephs (19-11) beat the Bobcats (15-15) 3-2 in the second game of a non-conference doubleheader at Williamstown, Massachusetts. The Ephs won the first game 2-1.

MIDDLEBURY 11, BOWDOIN 4: The Panthers (19-13) scored six runs in the fourth inning to beat the Polar Bears (15-18) in a nonconference game shortened to five innings by rain in Brunswick. Jack Wilhoite hit a two-run homer for Bowdoin.

AMHERST SWEEPS COLBY: The Mammoths (19-14) scored three times in the top of the seventh to beat the Mules (10-25-1) in the first game of a doubleheader in Waterville. Amherst scored three runs in the eighth to win Game 2, 8-4.


BOWDOIN SPLITS: Ali Miller hit a three-run triple and the Polar Bears (28-9) beat Trinity (19-15) 9-3 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference tournament elimination game in Waterville. Earlier in the day, Bowdoin lost the completion of Friday’s suspended game against Amherst, 9-0.

ST. JOSEPH’S ELIMINATED: The Monks scored three runs in the fourth inning to beat the Sharks (15-25) 6-3 in a GNAC elimination game. But in a later game, Megan Ferraro held the Monks to two hits as Albertus Magnus ousted St. Joseph’s (22-17) 8-0 in five innings at Brookline, Massachusetts.


COLBY 10, MIDDLEBURY 9: Sasha Fritts scored her second goal of the game with 2:18 left to give the No. 4 Mules (14-3) a win over the No. 1 Panthers (13-4) in a NESCAC semifinal in Middlebury, Vermont.

Colby advances to play No. 3 Trinity in the final at 1 p.m. Sunday at Middlebury.


MIDDLEBURY 14, BATES 13: A.J. Kucinski and J.P. Miller each scored three goals as the sixth-seeded Panthers (9-8) handed the top-ranked Bobcats (14-1) their first loss of the season in the NESCAC semifinals in Lewiston.

Charlie Fay had four goals and two assists for Bates, giving him 60 goals this year, which passes the single-season school record set by Mike D’Addrio in 2000.