STANDISH — Melodie Bailey drove home a pair of runs in each game and also scored in each as St. Joseph’s College ended its softball regular season Sunday with a doubleheader sweep against Albertus Magnus, 9-1 and 6-2.

The Monks (18-17, 14-9 GNAC) won the opener in five innings. Bailey singled home two runs and scored to highlight a six-run second inning that gave St. Joseph’s a 9-1 lead. Madeline Wood added a two-run double during the big inning.

The Monks scored three times in the first inning on Libby Pomerleau’s homer and a two-run single from Kaylee Burns.

In the second game, St. Joseph’s rallied from a 2-1 deficit with five runs in the fourth. Bailey and Makayla Cooper each singled home two runs during the winning rally.

Albertus Magnus dropped to 22-15 overall, 15-9 in the conference.

Both teams have qualified for the eight-team Great Northeast Athletic Conference tournament, which starts Tuesday.

BINGHAMTON 3, MAINE 1: Rozlyn Price’s hard single down the left-field line drove in Allison Pritchard and Makalya Alvarez in the eighth inning as the Bearcats (13-22, 6-8 America East) beat the Black Bears (19-21, 8-5) in Orono.

Rachel Carson had two of Maine’s five hits. Erika Leonard scored the only run for the Black Bears on an error.

WILLIAMS SWEEPS BOWDOIN: Lexi Curt drew a two-out walk in the bottom of the seventh and came around to score when Rebecca Duncan’s fly to left was misplayed, allowing the Ephs (32-6) to complete a doubleheader sweep with a 6-5 sweep win over Bowdoin (27-11) in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Williams won 3-1 in Game 1. The Polar Bears took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Allison Rutz singled home Lauren O’Shea, but Brenna Martinez lined a two-run double as Williams countered with three runs in the bottom of the inning.

Williams took a 5-4 lead in the second game behind home runs from Duncan, Margo Beck and Kirstin Mapes. Bowdoin tied it in the sixth when Ali Miller singled home Samantha Valdivia.

BASEBALL

MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY 5, MAINE 2: Zack Bright drove in a pair of runs to help the Retrievers (17-20, 9-6 America East) beat Maine (11-28, 6-9) in Baltimore.

Bright’s sacrifice fly gave UMBC a 1-0 lead in the fifth. The Retrievers added four runs in the sixth.

The Black Bears got their runs in the ninth on an RBI groundout by Christopher Bec and an RBI single by Caleb Krebs, but Jonathan Bennett was thrown out at the plate on the single by Krebs to end the game.

COLBY SWEEPS UMPI: Brooks Parker struck out seven and gave up three hits over the first six innings as Colby (7-22) earned a 3-1 win over UMaine-Presque Isle (4-27) in the opening game of a doubleheader in Waterville.

Colby also won the second game, 7-2.

Parker gave up a single and a double in the seventh before Frank Driscoll came on for the final three outs.

Ben Coleman led off the Mules’ first inning with a walk, went to second on error and scored on Keenan Iuliano’s two-out single. In the second inning, Matt Garcia doubled and trotted home on George Schmidt’s double.

Jordan Katz doubled home two runs and scored on Andrew Russell’s single as Colby grabbed a 4-0 lead in the second game with a four-run second inning.

William Wessman had two hits and two RBI for Colby in Game 2.

Will Stinson led the Owls with two of the four hits allowed by a trio of Colby pitchers.


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