HS roundup: Devils sink Shipbuilders

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BATH — Alex Brochu scattered four hits and drew ample run support as Lewiston hustled to a 8-4 win over Morse in KVAC baseball action Tuesday.

Scott Ouellette, McKay Hyde and Jeff Keene all belted home runs for the Blue Devils (5-2). Ouellette led the squad with three hits and three RBIs, while Keene added three hits and one RBI. 

The winless Shipbuilders (0-6) tied the contest at 1-1 in the second frame before Lewiston erupted for three runs in the third.

Boys’ lacrosse

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Gardiner 13, Oak Hill 2
WALES — Dalton Eldridge netted four goals and made two assists to lead Gardiner to a 13-2 victory over Oak Hill in a KVAC boys’ lacrosse tilt Tuesday.

Kory Peckham, Dylan Homsbee and Jason Ledoux chipped in for the Tigers with two goals each, while single tallies by Kaleb Smith, Jake Usher and Justin Lovely completed the scoring. Peter Williamson made five saves to notch the win.

Nick Flaherty and Nate Rolston each scored a goal for the Raiders (1-5), while Caleb Provost turned back five shots between the posts.

St. Dom’s 20, Lincoln Academy 8

NEWCASTLE — St. Dom’s raced out to a 9-0 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 20-8 victory over Lincoln Academy in boys’ lacrosse action on Tuesday.

Troy Haefele led the Saints’ assault with seven goals and three assists, while Trevar Haefele added five goals and seven assists. Matt Adams chipped in four goals and an assists. Ethan Waser paced the Eagles with four goals.

Cody Rodrigue made 13 saves in goal for St. Dom’s (4-0) while Hayden Brown stopped nine shots for Lincoln Academy (3-2).

Softball

Morse 9, Lewiston 8
BATH — Dale Hillary belted an RBI single to drive in Hannah Russell in the eighth inning to lift Morse to a 9-8 victory over Lewiston in a KVAC softball tilt Tuesday.

Hillary led the Shipbuilders (4-3) with three hits, while Amber Tuplin and Aria Rodriguez chipped in with two hits each. Tuplin gave up nine hits while posting the mound win.

Carly Denis led the winless Blue Devils (0-7) with three hits and one RBI, while Mariah Conway was tagged with the loss.

College softball

Bates sweeps Fisher

LEWISTON  — The Bates College softball team ended its season with a bang on Tuesday, sweeping Fisher College in a pair of five-inning, mercy-rule wins behind stellar pitching, including a no-hitter in Game 1.

Sophomore pitcher Kristen Finn threw the no-hitter for the Bobcats (7-25) in Game 1, allowing the Falcons (17-26) one unearned run on four walks and two hit batsmen while striking out a season-high eight batters to finish 3-12 on the season.

In Game 2, first-year pitcher Caroline Gattuso (North Reading, Mass.) notched a career-high 10 strikeouts in just five innings, allowing one run on five hits and two walks to finish 4-13 on the year.

Bates jumped on Fisher in the first inning of Game 1. Karen Ullmann led off with a walk and scored on Lauren Dobish’s double, then Monica Berube followed with a two-run home run, her second of the season. That gave Bates a 3-1 lead after one inning, because the Falcons scored their lone run in the first as well. Brittany Calderon led the game off with a walk, moved to second when Amanda Davis reached on an error. Calderon stole third base before the Falcons loaded the bases on a walk to Debbie Fuller. Calderon then came home as Finn hit Courtney Gollotto for an RBI HBP.

The Bobcats added eight runs in the second inning on eight hits, including four run-scoring doubles. Courtney Talcott started off the scoring with a one-out, two-run double, bringing up Dobish, who doubled again to score Talcott. The double was the 15th of the season for Dobish, breaking the team record of 14 set by Katie Franklin ’07 in 2006.

Berube walked to put another runner on, and Leah Maciejewski followed with an RBI double of her own to open up a 7-0 Bates lead. After Mary Lewis got on base with her second infield hit of the game, Kelly McManus hit a two-run double to make it 9-0 Bates, still with just one out. An RBI groundout by Vanessa Truglio and a run-scoring infield single by Jean McIntyre finished up the scoring in the inning.

Mika Wilson came on for Fisher’s starting pitcher, Calderon, to start the third inning, and she held the Bobcats scoreless in the third and fourth innings. But Bates clinched the mercy-rule win as Finn retired the side in order in the third, fourth and fifth innings.

Gattuso surrendered Fisher’s lone run in Game 2 on a solo homer by Jackie Streeter in the third inning, her ninth round-tripper of the season. But by that time Bates already had put four runs up. Ullmann scored in the first inning, reaching on an infield hit, moving to second on a sacrifice by Talcott, stealing third base and scoring on a groundout by Dobish. Bates added three runs in the second on four hits despite leaving the bases loaded. Lewis reached on an infield single and scored on a wild pitch, while Ullmann added an RBI single and Dobish recorded a bases-loaded, RBI walk.

The Bobcats scored in all five innings of Game 2 off of Fisher’s starter, Wilson, while Gattuso kept the Falcons scoreless in the fourth and fifth. After scoring individual runs in the third and fourth, Bates finished the game in the fifth by scoring three runs. Libby King led off with a single. Katherine Buckley followed with a walk. McIntyre came up and reached on a three-base error that scored both King and Buckley. Standing at third base as the potential game-ending run, McIntyre came home on a wild pitch, stopping the game with no outs recorded for Bates in the inning.

Bates totaled 20 hits between the two games, including a 5-for-6 day by Ullmann and a 4-for-5 day by Lewis. Dobish drove in four runs in her record-setting day. Playing in her final two games, the team’s lone senior, McIntyre, went 2-for-5 on the day with two runs scored and an RBI.

College baseball

Bobcats thumps Falcons

LEWISTON — Bates College ran its record-breaking season wins record to 25 Tuesday with a pair of wins over visitin Fisher College at Leahey Field.

Noah Burke led the Bobcats (25-10) to a 17-6 victory in Game 1, going 5-for-5 with a pair of doubles, four runs scored three RBIs and three stolen bases. Paul Chiampa set the school record for strikeouts in a season, fanning nine in the first game to earn the win as his teammates gave him 21 hits of support in scoring those 17 runs.

In the second game, an 18-7 Bates triumph, Noah Lynd homered for the second time on the day for his 13th of the season, another single-season record. Chris Burke tied current teammate Tommy Beaton with his 55th hit of the season, and the two now also share that season mark at the Lewiston school.

Jake Simon also homered for the Bobcats, and scored a single-season record 42nd run of the 2010 campaign.

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