Girls’ high school roundup: Arnold, EL topple Dragons


AUBURN — Ashley Arnold belted an RBI double in the sixth inning to lift Edward Little to a 8-7 win over Brunswick in KVAC softball action Wednesday.

The Red Eddies (6-4) survived a late three-run rally by the Dragons (2-9) to score the win. Brunswick pulled to within one run in the fifth. Kennedy Hubbard and Melissa Paione also contributed for EL with two hits each.

Kaylin Leblanc and Laura Blier led Brunswick with two hits each, while Blier also suffered the loss after working the first five frames.

Jay 12, Carrabec 0

JAY — Paula Despres gave up one hit in five innings and drew plenty of run support as Jay cruised to a 12-0 victory over Carrabec.

The Tigers (9-1) picked up most of their runs on errors and hit batters, while Brittany DiPompo led the squad with two hits. After a slow start, Jay erupted for five runs in the third frame and was never challenged. The Cobras (5-5) had veteran Courtney Turner on the hill, scattering seven hits in her five-inning effort.

Oxford Hills 12, Lewiston 0

PARIS — Heather Verrier gave up two hits and drew plenty of run support as Oxford Hills rolled to a 12-0 romp over Lewiston in a KVAC softball matchup.

Brianna Martin led the Vikings (9-2) with a solo home run in the sixth. Martin ended the game with two hits, while Allyson Snow had two hits and one RBI.

The Blue Devils utlilized Katie Dumais on the mound for all seven innings.

Dirigo 6, Mt. Abram 5

SALEM — Amber Wilson doubled home the tying run in the sixth inning, then scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly to help Dirigo escape with a 6-5 victory over Mt. Abram in an MVC softball game.

Dirigo led 4-1 before the Roadrunners (7-7) scored four runs in the fifth to take a 5-4 lead. Big hits in the inning were an RBI single by Dani Smith and a two-run triple by Taylor Henderson.

Alyssa Wade also had a double for Dirigo. Wilson finished with three hits, while Molly McCafferty of Mt. Abram had a pair of hits.

Georges Valley 2, Monmouth 0

MONMOUTH — Jessie Veilleux plated two runs in the top of the seventh inning to nudge Georges Valley to a 2-0 victory over Monmouth.

The Buccaneers (8-0) started the seventh inning with a base on balls. They capitalized on a pair of Monmouth errors and Veilleux’s shot up the right field line.

Rachel Frye got the win for Georges Valley while striking out seven. Reen Kahl took the loss for the Mustangs (6-3) despite striking out 13 batters.

Gray-NG 13, Poland 1

POLAND — Allia Valente collected three hits to usher Gray-New Gloucester to a 13-1 victory over Poland.

The Patriots tallied 15 hits and scored in each of the first four innings. Rachel Edson, Sandy Ricardi and Anna Knapp accounted for two hits each.

The Knights had four hits. Kate Bridgham had a double and plated the only Poland run in the first inning.

Rocckland 12, Leavitt 6

TURNER — Molly Mellow smacked a two-run double in the second inning and Rockland erupted with six runs in the fourth inning, beating Leavitt, 12-6, in a softball game Wednesday.

Mellow had two hits for Rockland (1-10), while Shannon Clarke had three hits and drove in a run for the Hornets (4-7).

Leavitt outhit Rockland 10-7, but also made four errors.

Madison 12, Livermore Falls 1

LIVERMORE FALLS — Cortney Taylor ripped a pair of triples and Madison used a 14-hit attack to vanquish winless Livermore Falls, 12-1, in a softball game.

Kayla Belanger went 3-for-4 for the Bulldogs. Madison quickly built an 11-1 lead by the fourth inning and kept the Andies (0-12) at bay the rest of the game.

The Andies only mustered five hits and commited three errors.

Fryeburg 5, Falmouth 0

FRYEBURG — Sarah Harriman tossed a three-hit shutout and fanned seven to lead Fryeburg to a 5-0 triumph over Dirigo.

Maggie McConkey led Fryeburg (12-0) with a double.


Hebron 15, Hyde 1

Sarah Markey netted four goals to lead Hebron to a 15-1 victory over Hyde.

Gina Conroy and Janell Bradish chipped in for the Lumberjacks with three goals each, while Catherine Byrne added two. Single tallies by Chelsea Boucher, Tayla Bent and Mar Bartolome completed the scoring. Maggie Lane didn’t need a single save to record the win.

Laughlyn Bragg tallied the lone goal for Hyde, while Alyssa Thomas made 15 saves between the posts.