Girls’ roundup: Hall, Oak Hill stop Gardiner


GARDINER — Lauren Hall went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and pitched a fine game to lead Oak Hill to a 5-3 victory over Gardiner in softball action Friday.

The Raiders (13-2) scored a pair of runs in each of the first two innings. Sarah Albert contributed three hits, while Becca Belaire plated a pair of runs on a double for Oak Hill.

Jenna Moore cut the deficit in half in the third inning, 4-2, on a two-run single. Hannah Lawrence chipped in with a double for Gardiner (8-7).

Telstar 9, Mt. Abram 0

SALEM — Kayla Merrill fired a three-hit shutout and Lindsay Merrill had three hits to lead unbeaten Telstar to a 9-0 triumph over Mt. Abram.

The Rebels (14-0) scored four runs in the first inning to take charge from the outset. Telstar also took advantage of eight Mt. Abram errors.

Lindsay Merrill had a triple and Nicena Walker added a double.

Molly McCafferty had two hits for Mt. Abram (9-5).

Gray-NG sweeps Traip

KITTERY — Gray-New Gloucester scored in every inning over two game to post a 16-0 and 14-2 doubleheader softball victory over winless Traip.

Both game’s were shortened to five inning for the mercy rule.

Laura Getchell struck out 14 batters out of 15 outs in the opener in tossing a one-hitter. Maggie Chaplin won the second game with a four-hitter.

Alicia Valente had a single and a double in both games for the Patriots (13-2). Sammie Wilkins and Kelly Sanborn also hit doubles, while Rachel Edson had four hits in the opener.

Skowhegan 13, Mt. Blue 4

SKOWHEGAN — Senior catcher Sam Gray recorded a pair of singles and a double to lead Skowhegan to a 13-4 victory over Mt. Blue in KVAC softball action Friday.

The Indians (14-1) posted nine runs over the first three innings to take a 9-2 lead into the fourth frame. Anna Lorrette plated three runs on a double and a single for Skowhegan.

Jillian Perron was the only repeat hitter for the Cougars (3-11), notching a pair of singles.

Mt. Blue closed the deficit to 9-4 in the top of the fifth, but the Indians went on to tally another four runs in the home half of the fifth and sixth innings. Rebecca McCarty took the mound win.

Dirigo 7, Mtn. Valley 0

DIXFIELD — Pitcher Alyssa Wade was the beneficiary of a superbly played defensive game by Dirigo as the Cougars grabbed a 7-0 shutout victory over Mountain Valley.

Mountain Valley pitcher Shelby Moore gave up only one more hit than Dirigo’s battery, 7-6.

The Falcons (4-11) had runners at first and second in the first inning when Moore cracked a hit to center field. Mariah Larsen played the ball cleanly and threw a strike to home plate to prevent the run.

Later in the game, Moore laid down a bunt. But, the pitcher collected the ball and threw to Morgan Hutchins at third for the force, and Hutchins fired to Kym Dolloff at first for the double play.

Fryeburg 14, Poland 1

POLAND — Brylie Walker had three hits, including a home run, to propel Fryeburg to a 14-1 rout over Poland.

The Raiders (15-1) collected three runs in the first, fifth, sixth and seventh innings to leave no doubt who was in command. Ariel McConkley had three hits, including a double for Fryeburg.

Celeste Knowles and Kate Bridgham hit triples for the Knights (4-11) in the losing effort.

Maranacook 7, Leavitt 0

TURNER — Sarah Maxwell threw a no-hitter and struck out nine batters as Maranacook rolled over Leavitt, 7-0, in a softball game Friday.

The Black Bears jumped out to a 6-0 lead by the fourth inning and took advantage of eight errors by Leavitt (4-11).

Katie Doer had two of Maranacook’s six hits, including a triple.

Morse 13, Lewiston 5

LEWISTON — Morse put together 10 hits and and stood behind winning pitcher Amber Tuplin as the Shipbuilders defeated winless Lewiston, 13-5, in a softball game Friday.

Morse (4-9) hopped out to a 7-1 lead after five innings. Kate Thibeault tripled and Emma Seeley had two hits.

For the Blue Devils (0-14), Carley Denis had three hits, including a double, and teammate Kati Dumais had three hits and collected three RBIs.


Mtn. Valley 13,

Camden Hills 1

ROCKPORT — Ayla Allen netted an impressive seven goals to lead Mountain Valley to a 13-1 rout over Camden Hills in girls’ lacrosse action Friday.

The Falcons (5-7) processed five goals in the first half as they cruised to their third straight win after experiencing a rough patch at the start of the season. Tia White chipped in with three goals.

Eleanor Coleman scored the Windjammers’ (0-12) only goal in the first half.

Goalie Holly Theriault made 11 saves and earned the win in net for Mountain Valley.