GARDINER – Scott Ogden was superb on the mound, scattering four hits and fanning eight to lead Monmouth to a 5-0 win over Lisbon in MVC baseball action Saturday.
Sophomore Kyle Neagle (eight hits, six strikeouts, two walks) pitched well in his varsity debut for Lisbon (6-3), but three Greyhound errors in the fifth and sixth innings led to all five runs for Monmouth (8-5). Nate Armstrong, Ronnie Hobson and Devin Robbins collected two hits apiece for the Mustangs.
St. Dom’s sweep
AUBURN – Senior Brady Blackman had an outstanding day, contributing in a big way to both wins as St. Dom’s swept Traip, 10-0 and 6-5, in doubleheader action Saturday.
In Game 1, Blackman tossed a one-hit shutout while striking out eight. Greg Labonte and Andy Allen provided the Saints (10-2) with three hits apiece. The Saints engaged the 10-run rule in the sixth inning to snap up the win early.
Blackman went 4-for-4 and scored the game-winner in Game 2.
The Saints struck early for three runs in the first, but the Rangers (3-5) tied the game in the top of the seventh.
Labonte lead off the home half of the seventh with a single before Blackman recorded his fourth hit of the nightcap, a single, moving Labonte to third. Labonte scored on a wild pitch for the walk-off win, and Matt Kolher, who came on in relief in the sixth, picked up the pitching decision.
Hebron 18, Kents Hill 12
READFIELD – Hebron scored nine runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for a come-from-behind 18-12 win over Kents Hill in the MAISAD Championship game in baseball action Saturday.
Brandon Rolfe pitched all seven innings for the Lumberjacks (7-5), giving up 19 runs and striking out six batters, while going 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs, one run and a stolen base. Josh Taylor went 2-for-3 at the plate, scoring two runs, earning five RBIs and hitting a big triple.
Jose Gumbs hit a double, posted three RBIs, scored a pair of runs and had three stolen bases, while Peter Buckley was 3-for-4, with three runs, one RBI and four stolen bases for Hebron.
The starting pitcher for Kents Hill (9-3), Jeremy Pilzack, went four innings, before being relieved with a two-run advantage, 9-7. Pilzack also drilled a home run in the game.
Oak Hill 6, Lincoln 1
WALES – Junior pitcher Josh Jillson went the distance as Oak Hill cruised to a 6-1 win over Lincoln Academy in KVAC baseball action Saturday.
The Eagles (7-5) struck first for a run in the top of the first inning, but the Raiders (7-5) responded in the bottom of the frame with three runs. Brian Bisson clobbered a two-run home run in the offensive effort.
Jillson tossed only 90 pitches in seven complete innings, while walking only one and hitting one batter to improve his season record to 4-0. Mike Eaton recorded a double, while Ethan Guerette tallied two hits.
Matt Ford paced Lincoln Academy with a pair of hits.
Oak Hill 10, EL 2
AUBURN – Joey Gilbert and Kevin Laplante netted three goals each to lead Edward Little to a 10-2 win over Oak Hill in a fast-paced lacrosse tilt Saturday.
The Raiders (7-3) outshot the Red Eddies, 46-35, as Zac Eaton, Nick Brown, Gabe Fontaine and Jake Girard also added markers for Oak Hill. Zach Ward and Zach Bennett accounted for the scoring for the Red Eddies (2-8).
Derek Racine made 30 saves in net for Oak Hill. Josh Heckard stopped 12 shots and Dan Fontaine seven for EL.
Hebron 7, Hyde 3
BATH – Greg Harrington and Austin Grande led the Lumberjacks with a pair of goals each as Hebron secured its first MAISAD Championship in a number of years with a 7-3 victory over Hyde Academy in lacrosse action Saturday.
Up 3-1 at the half, the Lumberjacks (13-3) watched as Hyde (9-6) came back to level the score at three apiece after three quarters.
Hebron then scored four unanswered goals in the final period to earn the championship victory.
Roman Gosney had three assists. Shane Gray recorded eight saves in goal for Hebron, while Matt Fisher turned back 15 for Hyde in the loss.