Smith brings home win for Mt. Abram


By Sun Journal staff

SALEM — Tim Smith raced home from second base on an infield error with the winning run in the ninth inning to lift Mt. Abram to a points-rich 5-4 victory over Livermore Falls in a key MVC baseball game Friday.

The Andies (9-3) rallied to score once in the seventh to send the game into extra innings and grabbed a 4-2 lead in the ninth when Brandon Hodges doubled home Willie Brown and Chandler White.

Mt. Abram (8-3) stormed back in the bottom of the ninth. After Parker Kennedy walked and Jay Chenard singled, Smith and Dylan Tisor followed with RBI singles to tie the game. Smith than raced home when Livermore Falls failed to turn the double play.

Josh Beedy picked up the win in relief of Aaron McGinness, who struck out 10 in 8 2/3 innings.

Smith and Will London hit doubles for the Roadrunners, while Brown, Hodges and Shawn Whiting doubled for the Andies.

Mt. Ararat 4, Edward Little 3
AUBURN — Edward Little rallied from a four-run deficit and had the tying run on third base in the final inning, but Mt. Ararat held on for a 4-3 victory in a KVAC baseball game Friday.

A two-run single by Cam Morrell sparked a three-run outburst in the fifth to give the Eagles (7-5) a 4-0 cushion. Edward Little fought back in the sixth with consecutive RBI singles by Luke Farrago, Mat Gordon and Ryan Arnold.

Gordon struck out 12 batters in six innings for EL (5-7). Farrago had two of EL’s five hits.

Mountain Valley 14, Carrabec 2

RUMFORD — Izaak Mills hit a grand slam and picked up the win on the mound to lead Mountain Valley to a 14-2 victory over Carrabec in a five-inning MVC baseball tilt Friday.

Mills’ grand slam highlighted a six-run second for Mountain Valley, which added two more in the third and sixth in the fourth to invoke the 10-run mercy rule. Cam Kaubris had two hits for the Falcons (7-4), including a two-run single.

Brady Fergola, Mills and Ryan Nicols combined to limit Carrabec (1-10) to four hits.

The win was the 300th career victory for Mountain Valley coach Steve LaPointe.

Telstar 17, Jay 1

JAY — Telstar pounded Jay pitching for 16 hits for a 17-1 victory in MVC baseball action Friday.

Dan Whitney led the hit parade with three hits, including two doubles, and two RBIs. Nick Mills had a pair of hits, including a two-run double. Tyler Brown, Kyle Peterson, Casey Thornton, and Drew Wilson had two hits apiece.

Whitney scattered five hits and a walk while fanning six to pick up the win for the Rebels (6-5). Kyle Storer took the loss for the Tigers (5-7).

Wiscasset 9, Monmouth 6

MONMOUTH — Coby Verrill smacked a pair of doubles and collected three total hits to lead  Wiscasset to a 9-6 MVC baseball win over Monmouth on Friday.

Mason Brewer also hit a double for the Redskins (7-5), and three different pitchers combined to earn thew win.

Clake Burnham popped a double and Roger Bachelder laced a triple for the Mustangs (0-11), while Scott Peacock collected a pair of singles in the losing effort.

St. Dom’s 8, Hall-Dale 6
FARMINGDALE — Chris Bryant ripped a pair of two-run doubles in his first two plate appearances to lead St. Dom’s to an 8-6 triumph over Hall-Dale.

Bryant finished with three doubles in helping the Saints (10-2) open a 5-0 advantage in the third inning. Also hitting doubles were winning pitcher Alex Parker, Joe Bryant and Garrett Darnell. Ryan Leach hit a two-run home run for the Bulldogs (7-4).

Parker (2-0) struck out three and walked one.

Greely 17, Poland o

POLAND — Mike Dominic had three hits and Greely took advantage of several walks top roll to a 17-0 victory over Poland.

Greely (7-4) only led 4-0 after three innings before putting the game away with eight runs of three Poland pitchers in the fourth inning.

Mike Littlefield of Poland (2-10) had the only hit off Greely pitcher Dan Shain.

Dirigo 20, Madison 0

MADISON – Arik Fenstermacher drove in five runs with home run, triple and a single to help Dirigo roll to a 20-0 triumph over Madison.

The Cougars (10-2) led 7-0 after the first three innings and put the game away with 10 runs in the fourth inning.

Fenstermacher’s homer was a solo shot in the third inning. Spencer Ross added three hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs.  Eric Bolduc pitched the first three innings to earn the win.

Madison (1-11) was held to three singles.

Oak Hill 6, Mt. View 4

WALES — Brett Turcotte belted a pair of doubles and drove in three runs, while Tim Levesque cracked three hits and drove in two more to pace Oak Hill to a 6-4 victory over Mt. View on Friday.

Ben Dyer picked up the win in relief of Josh Martin for the Raiders (6-6), and Craig Morrill also chipped in with three hits in the win.

Tyler Rednour laced a double and had a pair of hits and also took the loss on the hill for the Mustangs (2-10).


St. Dom’s 16, Mountain Valley 3
AUBURN — Trevar Haefele and Matt Adams scored three goals each in the first quarter to lead unbeaten St. Dom’s to a 16-3 victory over Mountain Valley in boys’ lacrosse action Friday.

The Saints (9-0) erupted for nine goals in the first quarter and extended the advantage to 14-0 and 15-0 after the middle two quarters.

Haefele finished with six goals and Adams had four. Tim Day chipped in with three goals. Also scoring were Chris Finlay, Kevin Costello and Dylan Rodrique. Cody Rodrique made 13 saves for the Saints.

Austin Horne scored twice for the Falcons (3-5) and Nick Taylor scored once.