Girls’ roundup: Edward Little shuts down Messalonskee

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AUBURN — Emily Johnson drove in a pair of runs and Kayla Cummings ripped a solo home run to lead Edward Little to a 6-2 victory over Messalonskee in a KVAC softball game Monday.

The Red Eddies opened a 5-0 lead after four innings, which was more than enough for pitcher Miranda Martin, who fired a three-hitter and struck out three.

Johnson and Emily Grund led the Red Eddies (5-2) with three hits apiece, while Kirsten Prue and Cummings had two apiece. One of Johnson’s hits was a triple.

Bri Warren hit a triple and Emily Weeks added a pair of singles for the Eagles (3-5).

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Telstar 9, Mt. Abram 0

BETHEL — Kayla Merrill fired a five-hitter for her sixth consecutive shutout to lead Telstar to a 9-0 victory over Mt. Abram in an MVC softball game Monday.

The Rebels (6-0) put Mt. Abram in a quick hole by scoring five runs in the first inning. After the first two batters walked, Merrill hit an RBI single and T.J. Cowin followed with a two-run double. Sam Largess later added and RBI single in the inning.

Cowin also hit a triple to finish with two hits, while Merrill struck out nine batters.

Sam Werzanski had two singles for the Roadrunners (3-3).

MCI 11, Leavitt 8

TURNER — MCI took advantage of three errors, a walk and a hit-batsman to score six runs in the fifth inning to break the game open en route to an 11-8 triumph over Leavitt.

The Huskies, who were clinging to a 5-4 lead before the outburst, also had three singles in the decisive inning.

Leavitt (1-5) made a late charge when it scored four times in the sixth, including a two-run double by Shelby St. Pierre.

Adrie Newton hit a solo home run for the Hornets in the second inning. Newton, Kayla Richardson, Kendra Ray and Kate Budek had two hits apiece for Leavitt.

Caroline Newhouse, Mandy Richardson and Withee Houston each had a pair of hits for MCI.

Livermore Falls 3, Jay 2

LIVERMORE FALLS — Catherine Lake belted her second home run of the contest in the sixth frame to lift Livermore Falls to a 3-2 victory over Jay in MVC softball action Monday.

Lake led the Andies (3-5) with three hits overall including those homers in the fourth and sixth. Jenny Freeman also contributed with an RBI double in the second inning. Kaitlin Townsend scattered seven hits in seven innings to notch the win.

Alexis Deering led the Tigers (4-4) with two hits, while Paula Despres suffered the loss.

Dirigo 11, Mountain Valley 2

RUMFORD — Alyssa Wade scattered three hits and received ample run support as Dirigo raced away to a 11-2 rout over Mountain Valley in an MVC softball tilt Monday.

Morgan Hutchins and Paige Murphy led the Cougars (4-2) with two hits and two RBIs each, while Katrina Pulk belted a three-run double in the fourth inning.

Hannah LaPointe led the Falcons (2-3) with a pair of hits, while Shelby Moore was tagged with the loss.

Lisbon 24, Boothbay 4

LISBON — Shauna Riordan went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead Lisbon to a 24-4 rout over Boothbay in softball action Monday.

Ashley Beaulieu and Brooke Lawrence led the game off with back-to-back triples as the Greyhounds (6-1) dashed to an 11-0 lead in the first inning. Amber Cloutier went 2-for-4, including a double for two RBIs and three runs scored.

Haley Eck went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, while Chantel Bisson chipped in with a 2-for-3 performance and scored three runs. Crystal Ingerson earned the mound win with 10 strikeouts.

Sacopee Valley 6, Buckfield 1

HIRAM — Whitney Stacey struck out eight and scattered three hits as Sacopee Valley pulled away late to knock off Buckfield, 6-1, in softball action Monday afternoon.

McKenzie Ross and Julia Vacchiano each had a pair of hits as Sacopee (4-1) scored four runs in the sixth inning to put the game away. Brittany Wiley had a double for Buckfield (2-2), while Heather Clavette fanned two and walked one to take the loss.

Falmouth 9, Poland 2

FALMOUTH — Senior first baseman Libby Bernier had a double and a triple to lift Falmouth to a 9-2 triumph over Poland in MVC softball action Monday.

The Yachtsmen (4-3) filled their sails in the third inning with a five-run rally. Pitcher Kelly Freedman went the distance and struck out six for Falmouth.

Kate Bridgham and Katrina Seeley went 1-for-3 and plated a run each for the Knights (0-8) in the losing effort.

St. Dom’s 4, Monmouth 3

AUBURN — Sophomore centerfielder Dayle Jordan had a game-high three hits to lead St. Dom’s to a 4-3 victory over Monmouth in MVC softball action Monday.

Junior pitcher Hannah Sterling fanned five batters while scattering three hits to earn the mound win for the Saints (4-3). Sarah Gosselin chipped in with a pair of hits for St. Dom’s.

Bri Hicks produced a key single in the third inning to bring the Mustangs (3-3) to within one, and tied the game in the fourth. But, St. Dom’s responded with the eventual game-winner in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Lacrosse

Edward Little 7, McAuley 6 (OT)

AUBURN — Shelbea Russell netted a pair of goals in overtime to lift Edward Little to a 7-6 victory over McAuley in KVAC girls’ lacrosse action Monday.

Sadie Voisine led the Red Eddies (1-5) to their first win of 2010 with three goals, while Samantha Dean and Katie Williamson also tallied to complete the scoring.

Morgan Emerson made 10 saves for EL to record the win.

Sadie DiPigrio led McAuley (1-4) with three goals, while Olivia Locke, Sam Paglia and Claire McLaughlin each scored a goal. Olivia Kurch turned back 13 shots between the posts for McAuley.

Cony 20, Lewiston 6

LEWISTON — Naomi Miller netted a game-high five goals and Cassie Diplock added four more as Cony ran over Lewiston 20-6 on Monday in a KVAC girls’ lacrosse contest.

Macy Pagurko, Kayla Vachon and Chelsea Begin each added two for the Rams (3-1), who got goals from 10 different players on the game.

Lewiston’s top scorer was Saba Naji with a pair.

Emily Craig and Kirstin Burgess split the goaltending duties for the Blue Devils (2-3), while Katrina Duncan stopped two in the win for Cony.

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