A five-goal run in the third quarter provided the Brunswick High School boys lacrosse team with a lead and an eventual 12-8 victory over Cheverus in a Class A North semifinal on Saturday.

The Dragons turned a 5-5 halftime deadlock into a 10-5 advantage and held off a fourth-quarter rally by the fourth-seeded Stags, who finished 10-4.

Aiden Glover tallied three goals in the Brunswick (14-0) win, while Christian Glover put up two goals. Max Gramins, Henry Doherty and Ben Palizay each added two goals, and Andrew Eno scored one.

Connor Pendergast made eight saves in the Dragons’ cage.

Max Coffin and Michael Hatch each scored three goals for Cheverus, while Kiernan Conley and Colby Anton both added one.

Goalie Sean Walsh made 14 saves.

Top-seeded Brunswick hosts No. 2 Lewiston on Wednesday at 6 p.m., the teams’ fourth meeting of the season, each won by the Dragons, including a 10-5 win in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championship game on June 3.


RICHMOND — Zach Small tossed a complete-game two-hitter as second-seeded Richmond rolled to an 11-1 win over No. 6 Greenville on Friday in a Class D South semifinal.

Small struck out seven and walked one, allowing only a single each by Lakers (10-8) Evan Bjork and Noah Pratt.

Trailing 1-0, Richmond (16-2) scored four runs in the first, two each in the third and fourth frames, and three runs in the fifth to close the game via the mercy rule.

Brendan Emmons, Tristin Shea and Ben Gardner each singled twice in the win, while Matt Rines tripled and Danny Stewart delivered two runs with a double. Nate Kendrick scored a pair of runs, while Gardner had two RBIs.

Two Greenville pitchers combined on two strikeouts, six walks and eight hits.

Richmond faces No. 1 seed Searsport in the regional final at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.


FRYEBURG — Morse’s rally from a five-run deficit came up one-run short as third-seeded Fryeburg Academy slipped away with a 5-4 Class B South semifinal win over the No. 7 Shipbuilders on Saturday.

Morse finished with 14-5 record, while the Raiders will take on top-seeded Wells in Tuesday’s regional final.

Nicole Bennett hit a two-run home run and a run-scoring double for the Raiders (15-3), while Mackenzie Buzzell scored three times, singled twice and launched a home run. Makayla Cooper added a pair a triple.

Down 5-0 in the seventh, Morse rallied before Bennett struck out the final hitter with the tying run on second base. Bennett had four strikeouts and walked one.

Hope Faulkingham doubled and singled for the Shipbuilders, while Paige Faulkingham singled twice. Marissa Park added a double, while Dory Kulis, Maddie

Mitchell and Mikayla Rose each singled.

On the mound, Kulis struck out 10 and walked one for the visitors.



Top-seeded Madison (17-1) rallied from a 4-1 deficit to down the Greyhounds in a Class C semifinal on Saturday.

Lisbon, the No. 5 seed, finished 11-7, while the Bulldogs face Winthrop on Wednesday in the regional final at Saint Joseph’s College.

Ali Sult had three singles, and Carly Drischler singled and doubled for Lisbon.

Down 1-0 in the third, Drischler and Mallory Fairbanks singled. An error loaded the bases, and Sult singled in a pair of runs for a 2-1 Greyhounds lead. A single by Jasmin Le scored another run, and the inning was capped by a Madison error to make for a 4-1 contest.

The Bulldogs chipped away from there, scoring two runs in the third.

Lisbon claimed a 5-3 lead in the fourth. Brittany Norman singled and Drischler doubled before a ground ball by Fairbanks plated another run.

However, Madison tied the game in the fifth on a two-run double by Marah Hall, and claimed the 6-5 win on an RBI single by Sydney LeBlanc.

Lisbon had a chance to tie the game in the seventh, but third baseman Whitney Bess made a diving catch and threw to first for a game-ending double play.

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