Fergola’s triple lifts Falcons


RUMFORD — It took Brady Fergola’s game-winning triple in the seventh inning to allow Mountain Valley (2-1) to shake off a stubborn Telstar (1-2) with a 13-12 victory in a Mountain Valley Conference baseball game Monday.

In the bottom of the seventh, Dylan Mawhinney and Connor Blais singled, and Izaac Mills loaded the bases after reaching first base on an error. That’s when Fergola, who had four hits and drove in five runs, smacked his triple to score the winning run.

Brandon Jacques snapped the tie game in the fifth inning with his two-run triple in the fifth inning for Mountain Valley. The Falcons’ Ryan Laubauskas doubled and had a two-run homer in the third inning.

Leavitt 7, Nokomis 3

TURNER — Leavitt erupted with five runs in the fifth inning, and Jake Ouellette and Matt Bilodeau each hit a pair of doubles as the Hornets stung Nokomis with a 7-3 victory in a baseball game Monday.

It was a 2-2 game before the Hornets swarmed Nokomis and used a seven-hit attack for the day. Sophomore Tim Dow went the distance, striking out two to get the victory. Bilodeau also earned two RBIs and Leavitt turned in a strong defensive performance and made only one error.

Nokomis’s Devon Hawthorne had two hits.

Lewiston 11, Mt. Ararat 1
LEWISTON —Joe Sullivan scattered six hits and drew ample run support as Lewiston cruised to a 11-1 rout over Mt. Ararat in KVAC baseball action Monday.

Jeff Keene led the Blue Devils (4-2) with a three-run homer in the fifth inning. Scott Ouellette also smacked a home run, while Chris Jacques belted a pair of hits.

Lewiston jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first frame and was never challenged.

Livermore Falls 7, Madison 3
LIVERMORE FALLS — Chandler White belted a three-run homer in the fourth inning to lift Livermore Falls to a 7-3 victory over Madison in MVC baseball action Monday.

Bryan Maurais worked the first five innings for the Andies (4-1) to notch the win. White finished with two hits and three RBIs, while Derek Castonguay had two hits with two RBIs. Tom Ventrella also contributed with a pair of hits.

Madison (0-3) was paced by Steve Cusson with two hits in the contest. Stephen Day started out on the hill and was tagged with the loss.

Dirigo 15, Mt. Abram 2
SALEM — Ryan Lafleur scattered three hits and struck out 11 to lead Dirigo to a 15-2 romp over Mt. Abram in MVC action Monday afternoon.

Tyler Chiasson led the Cougars (3-1) with four hits and five RBIs, while Eric Bolduc chipped in with three hits. Spencer Ross and Tyler Gates also contributed with two hits apiece.

Aaron McGuiness worked the first four innings for Mt. Abram (2-1) and was tagged with the loss.

Georges Valley 13, Monmouth 2
MONMOUTH — Alec Young and Brandon Knight combined for four hits and six RBIs as Georges Valley hustled to a 13-2 win over Monmouth in a MVC baseball tilt Monday.

Bryant Mathews also contributed for the Buccaneers (2-1) with three hits and two RBIs.

Oxford Hills 4, Brunswick 1

SOUTH PARIS — D.J. Croy threw 6 1/3 strong innings, then Cody Hadley slammed the door shut on a late Brunswick rally to give Oxford Hils a 4-1 win in KVAC baseball action Monday.

Croy (seven hits, five Ks, two walks) left the game with the bases loaded and one out in the seventh. Hadley entered and needed only one pitch to get out of the jam with a double play.

Nate Dubois, Jordan Croteau and Kyle Farrar knocked two hits apiece for the Vikings (5-0). Jack Faherty had two hits for the Dragons (3-3).

Richmond 10, Rangeley 7

RANGELEY — Kade Strout scored the eventual game-winning run on a wild pitch in the ninth inning as Richmond staged a 10-7 come-from-behind win over Rangeley in EWC baseball action Monday.

The Bobcats and Lakers scored four runs each in the first inning. Nick Woods had a home run for Richmond, while senior Ross Gordon collected a round tripper for Rangeley.

Rangeley plated a run in the top of the seventh to force extra innings and keep their hopes alive.

Edward Little 12, Morse 2

AUBURN — Senior center fielder Kenzie Souders went 4-for-4 with a triple, two runs and an RBI to lead Edward Little to a 12-2 triumph over Morse in KVAC baseball action Monday.

The Red Eddies (1-4) improved upon a 5-2 lead with seven runs over the course of the fourth and fifth innings to invoke the 10-run mercy rule. Junior third baseman Corey Moholland plated had a two-run home run in the fourth and a two-run single in the fifth.

Michael Walton, who pitched for the Shipbuilders (0-5), was 2-for-2 on offense with a double.

Pitcher Mat Gordon had eight strikeouts and earned the mound win for Edward Little.

Lincoln Academy 7, Oak Hill 6

NEWCASTLE — Chris Chickering singled in a pair of runs in the home half of the sixth frame to lead Lincoln Academy to a 7-6 squeaker over Oak Hill in KVAC baseball action Monday.

Adam Soucy launched a two-run home run in the second inning to give the Raiders (1-4) an early 4-0 lead.  And, Cam Labrecque found the sweet part of the bat in the sixth for another Oak Hill home run to put the Raiders up 6-5 down the stretch.

Oak Hill committed an error to permit the Eagles a lead off runner in the bottom of the sixth. Brandon Reilly walked, and both runners advanced on a passed ball. Chickering knocked in the tying and eventual game-winning run on a single.

Pitcher Nate Baptiste earned the mound win for Lincoln Academy, while pitcher Josh Martin suffered the loss for Oak Hill.

Jay 14, Carrabec 1
JAY — The Jay baseball squad exploded for 10 runs in the second inning and went on to record a 14-1 victory over Carrabec in another MVC matchup Monday.

Grant Richards sparked the big frame with an RBI single, while the next two batters belted RBI doubles. Jordan Couture also contributed for the Tigers (3-1) with two hits and three RBIs.

The Cobras (1-2) had Dylan Dominski on the mound for three innings, long enough for Jay to do some damage. After that huge second frame, this one was a done deal.