H.S. girls’ roundup: Gray-NG wins thriller


GRAY — Sandy Ricardi tripled and scored the tying run in the bottom of the seventh inning and Alicia Valente scampered home from second on an error in the bottom of the eighth to lift Gray-New Gloucester to a thrilling 2-1 victory over visiting Greely in WMC softball action Wednesday.

Gray-NG pitcher Maggie Chaplin scattered eight hits in the victory, her fourth of the season, while Greely pitcher Danielle Cimino lost her no-hitter and shutout bid in the seventh frame in defeat.

Lisbon 9, Hall-Dale 2

LISBON — Nichole Conrad had a pair of hits and scored three runs to help lead Lisbon to a 9-2 victory over Hall-Dale in a MVC softball clash.

Bailey Madore and Kyrstin Ramich also each had a pair of hits for the Greyhounds (6-2). Brooke Lawrence add a hit and pair of runs scored in the win. Lauren Morgan earned the victory on the mound. Carylanne Wolfington and Natasha Brown each had hits for Hall-Dale (3-5) in the loss.

Fryeburg 7, Lake Region 6

FRYEBURG — Fryeburg scored three times in the bottom of the seventh to remain unbeaten as they slip past Lake Region 7-6 in softball action.

Lake Region scored a run in the top of the seventh for a 6-4 lead. After a single and a walk, Fryeburg’s Maddie Pearson ripped a two-run double to tie the game. Maggie McConkey lined the very next pitch for a single scoring Pearson with the game winning run.

McConkey finished with a double and a pair of singles while Carla Tripp had three singles in the victory. Charlotte Lewis earned the victory on the mound for Fryeburg. Alyson Clark fanned nine in the loss for Lake Region (3-5).

Jay 7, Madison 1

MADISON — Jay out-hit Madison 13-2 en-route to a 7-1 victory in a MVC softball tilt.

Alexis Blodgett smacked a pair of doubles and added a single to pace the Tigers (6-1). Beth Moore also had three hits with double and a pair of singles. Paula Despres earned the victory on the mound allowing just the two hits. Despres also had a pair of singles in the attack.

Brewer 4, Edward Little 0

BREWER — Emily Cox allowed four hits while striking out six as Brewer blanked Edward Little 4-0 in class A softball.

Brewer scored a single run in the second off an Edward Little error and a RBI double by Carly Seymour. The Witches (8-0) scored runs in the third and fourth to round out the scoring to remain unbeaten.

Kristen Whitaker and Miranda Martin combined to hold Brewer to just two hits for Edward Little (4-4). Melissa Paione also doubled for Brewer in the win.

Erskine 2, Mt. Blue 1

SOUTH CHINA — With runs scarce, Erskine plated a run in the third inning off a passed ball to break a 1-1 tie to edge Mt. Blue 2-1 in KVAC softball action.

Mt. Blue got on the board first with a single by Hannah Allen followed by a couple of Erskine errors and a fielders choice. Erskine tied the score in the bottom half off a walk and a single.

Sonja Morse got out of a jam in the seventh inning stranding a Mt. Blue runner at third to earn the victory for Erskine (6-3). Sarah Turner paced Mt. Blue with a single and a double. Alexis Howard took the tough luck loss for the Cougars (0-8) allowing just four hits.

Georges Valley 5, St. Dom’s 1

AUBURN — St. Dom’s scored first, but the Buccaneers tied it and then punched in three runs in the seventh inning to slip away with a 5-1 victory over St. Dom’s in a softball game Wednesday.

The Bucs tied the game in the top of the fifth when catcher Jessie Veilleux hit a double with two outs and got third base on a passed ball. Jill Bradbury knocked her in on single to left field.

In the top of the sixth, Georges Valley took the lead when Rachel Frye scored on short stop Katlyn Rich’s single to right.

Leavitt 7, Gardiner 1

TURNER — Adrie Newton scattered three hits and drew ample run support as Leavitt hustled to a 7-1 victory over Gardiner in KVAC softball action Wednesday.

Shannon Clark led the Hornets (4-4) with three hits, while Mariah Treadwell and Sydney Nadeau each belted out two hits. Leavitt built a 5-0 advantage in the first three innings and was never challenged.

Kelsey Moody worked the first five innings and was tagged with the loss.

Telstar 12, Carrabec 0

BETHEL — Kayla Merrill pitched a perfect game and her teammates bats were plenty hot as Telstar rolled to a 12-0 shutout over Carrabec in MVC softball action Wednesday.

Merrill struck out 14 of the 18 batters she faced and helped her own cause at the plate with three hits. Lyndsay Merrill gave the Rebels (8-0) a potent sister act with two hits and three RBIs, while Tasha Farnum also cranked out a pair of hits.

Courtney Turner struck out seven on the hill for Carrabec (3-4), yet suffered the loss after Telstar’s big seven-run first frame.

Winslow 8, Oak Hill 6

WINSLOW — Allison LeClair smashed a three-run home run in the fourth inning to lead Winslow to an 8-6 victory over Oak Hill in a KVAC softball matchup Wednesday.

Julie Riordan and Megan Nicholas each went 2-for-4 for Winslow in a well-balanced attack.

The Raiders (6-2) remained scoreless until the third frame when they erupted for five runs. Marrissa Caskin led the way with two hits and two RBIs, while Kortni Michaud and Becca Tucci each belted out two hits.


Messalonskee 15, Lewiston 8

LEWISTON — Maddie Kadnar netted five goals Wednesday as Messalonskee hustled to a 15-8 win over Lewiston in KVAC girl’s lacrosse action.

Amy Jose and Sarah Grenier chipped in for the Eagles with three goals each, while Abby Stacey tallied two. Single goals from Ally Deslisle and Ali Olmsberg completed the scoring. Izzy Skinner made five saves for Messalonskee.

The Blue Devils (2-4) were paced by Saba Naji and Kayla Hamel with two goals and one assist apiece, while Kirstin McCombs, Lauren Lessard, Emily Paione and Kelsey Dumond also tallied. Kristen Burgess and Sam Cote combined for nine saves in the cage for Lewiston.

Mountain Valley 16, Lincoln Academy 10

NEWCASTLE — Ayla Allen scored a whopping 11 goals Wednesday to propel Mountain Valley to a 16-10 win over Lincoln Academy in more local girl’s lacrosse action.

Chelsea Bordeau, Liz Grover chipped in for the Falcons (3-4) with two goals each, whle a single tally by Emily Gallant completed the scoring. Jordan True made 11 saves to notch the win.

Lincoln (1-6) received five goals from Katrina Belle, while Katie Riley and Salina Howland each added two. Charlotte Knutt also scored a goal to fill out the final tally. Lindsey Smirdon turned aside 21 shots in the cage for Lincoln. 

New Hampton 14, Hebron 8

NEW HAMPTON, N.H. — Sarah Long popped in five goals to lead New Hampton to a 14-8 victory over Hebron in girls’ lacrosse action on Wednesday.

Sarah Markey and Catherine Byrne netted a pair each in the loss for the Lumberjacks (6-3).