Baylor Wilkinson drove in three runs, including an RBI single during a five-run sixth inning as top-seeded Biddeford pulled away for a 10-6 win over fourth-seeded Gorham in a Class A South softball semifinal Saturday in Biddeford.

The reigning state champions were clinging to a 5-4 lead before they strung together five consecutive hits in the bottom of the sixth. A two-run single by Jaylah Trottier helped Biddeford break the game open and advance to a rematch with No. 2 Windham in the regional final on Tuesday.

Wilkinson, Hannah Lappin and Eliza Doyon paced Biddeford’s 15-hit attack with three hits apiece. Lappin drove in two runs.

Amber Bretton homered and had four RBI for Gorham against Biddeford pitcher Charlotte Donovan who gave up nine hits but struck out 12.

LAKE REGION 1, GARDINER 0: Melissa Mayo singled home Margo Tremblay in the sixth inning and pitched a four-hitter as the third-seeded Lakers (14-4) beat the No. 2 Tigers (15-3) in a Class B South semifinal at Gardiner.

Tremblay drew a one-out walk from Gardiner pitcher Raylee Gilbert, stole second, then scored on Mayo’s second hit of the game.


Lake Region will play for the regional title Tuesday at St. Joseph’s College against top-seeded York.

Mayo struck out six and walked one. Gilbert also allowed only four hits. She finished with 13 strikeouts, and was 2 for 3 at the plate with a double.

YORK 8, POLAND 4: Maddy Raymond and McKayla Kortes finished with three hits apiece as the top-seeded Wildcats (17-1) returned to the Class B South final with a victory over the fourth-seeded Knights (14-4) in York.

York broke a 4-4 tie with four runs in the bottom of the sixth. Raymond and Kortes each drove in runs during the inning, as did Ella Moon with a double.

Emily Estes and Nya Avery chipped in with two hits apiece.

Khloe O’Leary, Maddie McGlauflin and Alyssa Hart all had two hits for Poland.


OXFORD HILLS 2, BRUNSWICK 0: Freshman reliever Cameron Mayhan escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning as the top-seeded Vikings (17-1) held on against the fourth-seeded Dragons (11-7) in a Class A North semifinal at Paris.

Mayhan took over for Kyeria Morse after Morse walked the first three batters in the seventh. Two popups and a groundout closed out the win, sending Oxford Hills to Tuesday’s regional final against No. 3 Skowhegan.

Morse, also a freshman, struck out 14, walked six and allowed three hits.

The Vikings got their runs in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Charlotte McGreevy and a passed ball.


SACOPEE VALLEY 4, WAYNFLETE/NYA 3: Bryce Stacey tied the game with an RBI single in the sixth inning, then hit a walk-off single in the eighth as the top-seeded Hawks (18-0) edged the fourth-seeded Flyers (14-4) in a Class C South semifinal at Hiram.


Sacopee trailed 2-0 until Caleb Vacchiano hit a solo homer in the sixth.

After Stacey tied the game, Waynflete/NYA regained the lead in the top of the eighth, but the Hawks answered with two runs in the bottom half.

Grady Cummings got the win in relief of Carson Black, who allowed two runs on three hits while striking out nine in 5 2/3 innings.

Stacey led the Hawks with three hits. Vacchiano hit a double in addition to his home run.

CAPE ELIZABETH 7, FRYEBURG ACADEMY 2: Charlie Song and Owen Tighe each drove in two runs for the top-seeded Capers (15-3), who took control with a six-run second inning against the fifth-seeded Raiders (11-7) in a Class B South semifinal at Cape Elizabeth.

Jameson Bryant allowed only one hit in four scoreless innings before Andrew Choi and Gabe Harmon closed out the win.


Losing pitcher Bryan Martinez hit a triple and a single for two of Fryeburg’s three hits.


NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 11, WAYNFLETE 10: Leah Dube’s goal midway through the second overtime gave the second-seeded Panthers (10-5) a victory over the No. 7 Flyers (8-8) in a Class C quarterfinal at Yarmouth.

The Panthers will host Lincoln Academy on Wednesday.

NYA shot to a 4-0 lead in the first five minutes and held a 7-3 advantage at halftime, but the Flyers (8-8) roared back to tie the score, 7-7. After NYA regained a 10-8 lead, Tilsley Kelly scored her fifth and sixth goals of the game in a 13-second span with less than two minutes remaining in regulation.

Lydia Birknes added three goals for Waynflete, and Pippa Huffard stopped nine shots.


Vy Tran paced NYA with five goals, while Dube and Lyla Casey added three apiece. Freshman goalie Anaya Roundy made five saves, including one on a Kelly shot in the second overtime, just before Dube’s winner.

FREEPORT 18, OCEANSIDE 2: Maddie Knight recorded four goals and two assists to lead the top-seeded Falcons (14-1) to a Class C quarterfinal win over the No. 8 Mariners (5-11) in Freeport.

Lana DiRusso added three goals and two assists, and Mia Levesque and Kate Tracy also scored three goals as Freeport advanced to a semifinal against the winner of a quarterfinal between No. 4 Wells or No. 5 Maranacook/Winthrop that was suspended until Monday because of bad weather, with Wells leading 6-4 early in the second half.

Geneva Alley and Natalee Hitz scored for Oceanside.

KENNEBUNK 18, CHEVERUS 0: Ruby Sliwkowski and Ivy Armentrout combined for 13 goals, and the top-ranked Rams (15-0) shut out the ninth-seeded Stags (9-7) in a Class A South quarterfinal at Kennebunk.

Sliwkowski finished with seven goals and two assists, and Armentrout added six goals. Sophia Notine, Camdyn Keenan, Mara Muse, Helen Kennie and Anna McCarron also scored.


Elizabeth Hayes stopped all five shots she faced to record the shutout for Kennebunk, which will take a 47-game winning streak to its semifinal Wednesday against No. 5 Marshwood.

YARMOUTH 11, GORHAM 6: Brooke Boone, Lauren Keaney and Aine Powers all scored three goals as the third-seeded Clippers (12-4) beat the 11th-seeded Rams (9-7) in a Class A quarterfinal at Yarmouth.

The Clippers face No. 2 Falmouth in the semifinals on Wednesday.

Miranda Chasse led Gorham with four goals.


SOUTH PORTLAND 19, WINDHAM 8: Brady Demers collected five goals and five assists to lead the third-seeded Red Riots (12-3) to a Class A quarterfinal win over the No. 6 Eagles (10-6) in South Portland.


Lucas Mehlhorn also scored five times, and Beckett Mehlhorn contributed four goals and two assists to help set up a semifinal matchup at No. 2 Falmouth.

The Red Riots also got two goals and three assists from Jack Dreifus, as well as two goals from Tobey Lappin. Ian House had a goal and an assist.

Alex Yeaton and Blake McPherson paced Windham with three goals apiece. Tobias Perkins notched the other two Windham goals.

FALMOUTH 15, SCARBOROUGH 4: Hayden Davis led the second-seeded Navigators with eight goals and two assists in a Class A quarterfinal win over the seventh-seeded Red Storm in Falmouth.

Gio and Joey Guerrette combined for five goals and four assists.

WELLS 16, FREEPORT 4: Griffin Brickett poured in seven goals as the second-seeded Warriors (12-3) advanced to the Class C semifinals by routing the No. 7 Falcons (7-9) in Wells.


Connor Whitten chipped in with three goals and two assists, Gavyn Petrie had two goals and three assists, and Eli Steere was credited with four assists. Wells next faces No. 3 North Yarmouth Academy.

Randall Walker tallied three goals for Freeport.

NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 17, LINCOLN ACADEMY 1: Zach Leinwand and Brayden Warde both scored five goals as third-seeded NYA (10-5) cruised to a Class C quarterfinal win over the sixth-seeded Eagles (7-8) in Yarmouth.

The Panthers will go to No. 2 Wells for a semifinal on Wednesday.

Lincoln got a goal from Jayden Lafrenaye and 14 saves from Sean Cushing.

WAYNFLETE 13, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER/POLAND 0: Seth Cloutier scored six goals to lead the top-seeded Flyers (13-2) past the ninth-seeded 26ers (8-8) in a Class C quarterfinal at Portland.

Roan Hopkins added two goals and three assists, Jacob Woodman also scored twice, and Haven Kreiss, Charlie Hornor and Jasper Curtis were the other goal scorers.

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