BRUNSWICK — Oxford Hills and Brunswick were locked up in a 2-2 tie for six innings before the Vikings (9-5) opened up with three runs in the seventh to beat the Dragons, 5-2, in a KVAC softball game Monday.
In the seventh, catcher Dana Shultz, who went 3-for-4 at the plate, singled and moved to second on a passed ball. Shultz then advanced to third on Moriah Martin’s single and scored the go-ahead run when Brooke Ladd flied out and the Brunswick pitcher tried to get Schultz out at third when she left the bag too early. The throw was wild and Schultz scored.
Winning pitcher Heather Verrier struck out nine batters and had two hits and and RBI in the crucial seventh inning. Allyson Snow had two hits.
For Brunswick, Mal Bryant and Katlyn LeBlanc each singled twice.
Dirigo 8, Livermore Falls 3
LIVERMORE FALLS — The Dirigo softball squad put up three runs in the sixth inning and pulled away to an 8-3 victory over Livermore Falls in an MVC matchup Wednesday afternoon.
Kyme Dolloff and Alyssa Wade led the Cougars with two hits and two RBIs each, while Marissa Larson and Morgan Hutchins also belted a pair of hits. Dolloff also earned the mound win, scattering 14 hits in seven frames.
The Andies (5-10) were led by Katherine Lake and Marissa Welch who combined for six hits and two RBIs.
EL 17, Morse 15
BATH — Senior first baseman Kayla Cummings pushed the game-winning run across the plate in extra innings as Edward Little clipped Morse 17-15 in KVAC softball action Wednesday.
The Red Eddies (11-3) were leading 15-9 going into the bottom of the seventh inning. But, the Shipbuilders (3-11) responded with six runs, three earned. Kate Thibodeau contributed four hits, three runs and an RBI for Morse.
Kirsten Prue led the offense for Edward Little with four hits and four RBIs. Emily Grund, Ashlee Arnold and Kayla Nadeau chipped in with three hits apiece.
Oak Hill 4, Leavitt 2
WALES — Katie Wood went 3-for-4 to lead Oak Hill to a 4-2 victory over Leavitt in softball action Wednesday.
The Raiders (12-2) responded to a Leavitt run in the top of the third with three runs in the bottom of the frame. Sarah Albert and Alexis Priest had a pair of hits each for Oak Hill.
Jessica St.Pierre was perfect at the plate with three hits, while Emily Murphy and Kendra Ray added two hits apiece for the Hornets (4-10) in the losing effort.
Telstar 17, Carrabec 1
BETHEL — Winning pitcher Kayla Merrill struck out nine batters and went for 4-for-4 at the place as Telstar clobbered Carrabec, 17-1, in a softball game Wednesday.
The undefeated Rebels (13-0) had no problem building a 14-1 lead after just two innings in the abbreviated five-inning game.
Lyndsay Merrill, who had three hits for the day, tripled, and Hannah Morin smacked a 2-run triple in the second inning.
Telstar’s Nicena Walker had two hits. For Carrabec’s (4-10), Myranda Knight hit a double.
Mt. Ararat 3, Lewiston 2
TOPSHAM — Taylor Pare singled in the winning run in the ninth inning as Mt. Ararat dashed Lewiston’s hopes for its first win of the season with a 3-2 triumph in KVAC softball action.
The Blue Devils (0-13) jumpd out early with a pair of runs in the top of the first inning. Carley Denis and Kati Dumais singled to lay the groundwork for an Olivia Cote shot that was misplayed, allowing both runs to score.
The Eagles (5-8) tied up the game in much the same manner as Lewiston scored their two runs. Shana Williams singled, and two batters later Liz Anderson reached base on an error. In turn, Amber Wallace reached base on an error, scoring two of her teammates.
Gray-NG 8, Poland 0
GRAY — Laura Getchell struck out 16 batters and received excellent run support as Gray-New Gloucester cruised to a 8-0 victory over Poland in WMC softball action Wednesday.
Natalie Tombarrelli led the Patriots (11-3) with three hits and two RBIs, while Alisha Valente and Morgan Wilson pounded out two hits apiece.
Sara Sands went the distance on the mound for Poland, allowing 11 hits.
Jay 13, Madison 3
MADISON — Paula Despres scattered five hits and three runs as Jay cruised to a 13-3 triumph over Madison in an MVC softball matchup Wednesday.
Ashley Quirrion led the Tigers (9-4) with three hits and three RBIs, highlighted by a two-run double in the fourth inning. Ashley Dorey and Beth Moore also contributed with two hits and two RBIs each. Jay trailed 2-1 after three frames before putting up three runs in the fourth.
Madison (4-10) was paced by Kayla Belanger with an RBI double, while Kayla Booker handled pitching duties.