WATERBORO — Jayden Wilson paced the way for the Lewiston High School Blue Devils with four goals and an assist in a 13-8 victory over the Massabesic Mustangs on Saturday afternoon.

Roman Dennis had three goals and three assists while Alex Rivet had a pair of goals and a pair of assists. Brandon Croteau had two goals and an assist while Gunnar Wade had a goal and two assists. Mohammed Khalid tallied one goal.

Griffin Wade had six assists for the Blue Devils.

Portland 16, Oak Hill 5

WALES — Midfielder Robert Nolan collected six goals and six assists to power Portland to a 16-5 victory over Oak Hill in boys’ lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.

The Bulldogs jumped out to a 9-1 lead at the midpoint. Sam Shaw contributed two goals and an assist for Portland.


Sophomore goalie Brandon Michaud was busy in net for the Raiders (0-3), making 10 saves in the losinge effort.


Richmond 10, Buckfield 0

BUCKFIELD — Tyler Soucy was perfect at the plate with three hits as Richmond blanked Buckfield 10-0 in baseball action Saturday afternoon.

Matt Rines and Curtis Anderson contributed two hits each for the Tiges (1-2).



Richmond 13, Buckfield 9

BUCKFIELD — Kelsey Anair produced a double and single as Richmond took advantage of many early errors for a 13-9 victory over Buckfield in softball action Saturday afternoon.

Ashely Campbell and Brianna Damon had three hits each as the Bucks (4-2) out hit the Tigers (2-0) by a margin of 14-11. Six runs in the fifth inning just wasn’t enough to overcome an early 11-0 deficit.

Madison 11, Mountain Valley 2

RUMFORD — Kayla Bess hit a home run in the fifth inning for a pair of runs as Madison chewed their way to an 11-2 victory over Mountain Valley in softball action Saturday afternoon.

Aly LeBlanc plated a run with a deep hit to center for the Bulldogs.


Center fielder Grace Briggs knocked in the Falcons only two runs in the fourth inning with a hard hit to right field.

Briggs also had a standout play on defense, throwing from deep center field to the cutoff to get the out at the plate and prevent LeBlanc from an in-the-park home run.

College baseball

Bates sweeps Colby

WATERVILLE — Bates pitching held Colby to just nine hits in two games as the Bobcats took a 3-1 and 9-3 sweep in NESCAC baseball action Saturday afternoon.

Samuel Warren and Rob DiFranco combined to allow just four hits and no earned runs in the opening win for the Bobcats (12-18). Evan Czopek added an insurance run in the top of the seventh with a home run.


Connor Russell pitched six innings of nien, allowed one earned run, struck out seven and walked one to earn the win for Bates in the nightcap.

Bates added some cushion in the late innings against the Mules (11-20). Conor Reenstierna had a two-run single in the eighth inning to score Daniel Trulli and Brendon Canavan. In the ningth, Canavan had a two-run triple to bring in jamie Kennedy and Trulli with the final runs.

Women’s lacrosse

Bates 9, Colby 3

WATERVILLE — Senior attacker Moriah Greenstein scored three goals and two assists to pace Bates in a 9-3 triumph over Colby in NESCAC women’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.

Senior goalkeeper Hannah Jeffrey and Bates veteran defense had an outstanding game, holding the Mules (12-4) to 16 shot attempts and 13 shots on goal, with Jeffrey making 10 saves.


The Bobcats (12-4) scored five unanswered goals while holding Colby scoreless for a span of 25 minutes across halves. Greenstein scored the first two goals of the second half for a 5-1 advantage.

The Bates women’s lacrosse team will no play in the NESCAC Championship semifinals for teh first time in the tournaments’s 16-year history.

Men’s rowing

Bates wins varsity eight grand final

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Bates men’s rowing team won the men’s varsity eight grand final at the New England Rowing Championships for the second straight year Saturday.

The race highlighted an impressive day for the Bobcats, with the second varsity eight (M2V8) and freshman eight (MF8) both racing in their respective grand finals. The team’s four boats accumulated a win-loss record of 25-10 on the day, inlcuding a 9-0 day for the MV8.


The MV8 finsihed the 2,000-meter course in 6:07.879, trailed by Williams (6:10.303) and WPI (6:10.472) a hair apart from one another. Wesleyan, Trinity and Bost College rounded out the field. In its’ morning heat, Bates defeated Trinity, Colby, Tufts and Coast Guard with a time of 6:02.161.

Bates will return to Worcester to defefnd its’ NESCAC Championship next Saturday for the National Invitational Collegiate Regatta and ECAC Championships.

Women’s rowing

Bates wins second straight WV8 grand final

WORCESTER, Mass. — The No. 1 nationally ranked Bates women’s rowing team captured first place in the women’s varsity eights grand final for the second year in a row Saturday at the New England Rowing Championships.

Bates’ first varsity eight (WV8) defeated Tufts, UNH, Simmons and Coast Guard with the fastest time of all boats in the mroning heats, 6:48.404.

In the late afternoon grand final, the Bobcats defeated runner-up and fourth-ranked Wesleyan 6:51.799 to 6:54.787, Williams was a close third and was followed closely in turn by Wellesley, Trinity and Tufts.

Bates will return to lake Quinsigamond to try to win its’ third straight NESCAC Championship next Saturday at the National Invitational Rowing Championship and ECAC Championship.

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