By Sun Journal staff
TURNER — Mariah Treadwell ripped a double to score Kate Budek with the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting Leavitt to an intense 5-4 victory over Winslow in a KVAC softball game Thursday.
The Hornets (1-2) were continually frustrated after leaving several runners on base during their 15-hit attack.
Two singled by Budek and Emily Murphy and a two srikeouts left the Hornets with runners on first and second. Treadwell followed with her two-out game winner, a shot into the left-center gap.
Shelby St. Pierre paced the offense with two singles and a double, while Tori Zupancic also had three hits.
Adrie Newton pitched all 10 innings for the Hormets, striking out 12 batters. Jordan Pomerleau led Winslow (1-2) with a single and double.
Jay 9, Mt. Abram 4
SALEM — Mt. Abram stayed neck-and-neck with Jay for three innings before the Tigers slowly pulled away for a 9-4 victory.
The Tigers held a 5-3 advantage after three innings before winning pitcher Paula Despres eventually shut off the Roadrunners for the next four innings. Despres also belted a two-run double in the seventh inning. Alexi Deering had two hits.
For the Roadrunners, losing pitcher Molly McCaffety had three hits. Jay knocked out nine hits, while Mt. Abram had eight.
Gray-NG 6, York 3
GRAY — Laura Getchell fired a three-hitter and struck out 14 batters ro help Gray-New Gloucester to a 6-3 victory over York.
York scored all three runs in the seventh inning and all were unearned.
Abby Ryan got things started in the first inning with an RBI double and later scored on Getchell’s single.
Erskine 18, Lewiston 0
SOUTH CHINA — The pitcher, Sam Morse, smashed a grand slam in the 11-run second inning to help her own cause as Erskine Academy bolted to an 18-0 win in five innings over Lewiston.
The Eagles (3-1) put two runs on the board in the first and third innings. Meryl Bond cracked the two-run home run in the third.
Kailey Martin played well for the Blue Devils (0-4) in the losing effort.
St. Dom’s 15, Boothbay 3
AUBURN — Mary Caron knocked in four runs, while Sarah Gosselin added three hits and three RBIs to power St. Dom’s to a 15-3 victory over Boothbay.
Boothbay took a 3-2 lead in the second inning, but the Saints put the game away with seven runs in the home half of the second.
Caron finished with two hits, including a double. Hannah Sterling tossed a four-hotter and fanned three.
Lake Region 7, Poland 1
POLAND — Five different Laker players delivered two-runs each as Lake Region floated away with a 7-1 victory over Poland.
The Lakers opened the floodgates in the third inning with a three-run rally, and scored three more over the next two innings. Devin Fitzgerald plated the second run of the third with a triple.
Kate Bridgham had an RBI single in the second inning to tie the game at 1-1 for the Knights (0-3). Colleen Murphy had a double on offense, but took the mound loss.
Oak Hill 22, Rockland 4
ROCKLAND — Lauren Hall belted a home run and double among her four hits to lead Oak Hill to a 22-4 victory over Rockland.
The Raiders (3-0) opened an 8-1 lead in the third inning and ran away with the game with 11 runs in the seventh inning.
Sarah Albert added four hits, including two doubles. Alexis Priest and Alyssa Rouleau added three hits each in the 23-hit attack.
Hall was also the winning pitcher, striking out 10.