Edward Little’s Austin Brown waits for Oxford Hills’ Hunter Labossiere, who was caught stealing after an unsuccessful hit-and-run attempt by the Vikings.

PARIS — Janek Luksza’s RBI single in the bottom of the sixth was the difference in a classic pitcher’s duel between Edward Little’s Damien St. Pierre and Oxford Hills’ Colton Carson.

Carson allowed just two hits and two walks and fanned nine while going the distance for the Vikings (9-2). St. Pierre allowed just four hits in six innings to take the hard-luck loss for the Red Eddies (10-3).

The Vikings strung together two-out singles by Cam Slicer, Hunter LaBossiere and Luksza to plate the winning run.

Dirigo 5, Oak Hill 4

DIXFIELD — A quick start for Dirigo helped it to a 5-4 victory over Oak Hill in an MVC baseball contest.

The Cougars (5-7) scored three times in the bottom of the first as Cooper Chiasson had an RBI single in the inning. He also had Dirigo’s lone double of the game. Tucker Olsen singled in the bottom of the fifth and drove in the game-winning run. Luke Lueders had three hits for Dirigo.

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Oak Hill, down 4-1 heading into the top of the fifth, tied the game in that inning at four. Adam Mooney had an RBI single and Brent Mulherin had an RBI double.

Colby West also had a double for the Raiders (4-8).

Spruce Mountain 15, MCI 1

PITTSFIELD — Nick Lombardi and Shane Pelletier roped a triple apiece as Spruce Mountain charged to a 15-1 victory over Maine Central Institute in baseball action Friday afternoon.

Pitcher Nate Goodine fanned 13 batters and collected a double for the Phoenix (7-4). Pelletier recorded an impressive four hits and Noah Preble contributed three for Spruce Mountain.

Owen Williams had the only extra base hit for the Huskies (2-10) with a double in the losing effort.

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Rangeley 12, Buckfield 11 (11 inn.)

RANGELEY — Freshman right fielder Ian Willis roped a three-run triple in the bottom of the seventh to send the game into extra innings and provide Rangeley the opportunity for an eleventh inning victory over Buckfield in baseball action Friday afternoon.

Junior starting pitcher Kyle LaRochelle had a single in the bottom of the eleventh inning for the Lakers (5-3). LaRochelle stole second and third before scoring on a walk off single by Ricky Thompson.

Starting pitcher Jake Krakse had two hits and three RBIs for the Bucks (7-5) in the hard luck loss.

Softball

Oxford Hills 6, Edward Little 1

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PARIS — Oxford Hills plated six runs in the fourth inning, and that was enough to take down Edward Little in KVAC softball action Friday.

Madison Starbird drove in two runs and played solid defense at second base for the Vikings (7-4). Erin Morton and Kenzie Kahkonen each added two singles, and Lauren Merrill pitched all seven innings to earn the win.

Caleigh Copeland and Kylie Bureau both doubled for the Red Eddies (10-3).

Carrabec 14, Telstar 2

BETHEL — Bailey Dunphy went 4-for-4 with two home runs, a double, five RBIs and four runs scored as Carrabec slugged its way past Telstar, 14-2, in five innings in an MVC softball game.

Sam LeBeau added two hits, including a double, and also picked up the win in the circle by allowing three hits in five innings for the Cobras (7-5). Tasha Hart had a two-run double for the Rebels (7-4).

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Oak Hill 18, Dirigo 0

DIXFIELD — Sadie Waterman tossed a one-hit shutout as Oak Hill hammered Dirigo, 18-0, in MVC softball action.

Hannah Nadeau led the Raiders (8-3) offensively with three hits, while Emma Hlister and Julia Ahlberg added two hits apiece. Alexa Varnum had the lone hit for the Cougars (2-10), which was a double.

Lewiston 5, Brunswick 0

BRUNSWICK — Emily Mousseau went 2-for-3 as Lewiston blanked Brunswick 5-0 in softball action Friday afternoon.

Pitcher Megan Theriault allowed just two hits and struck out seven for the Blue Devils (9-4). Jordyn Rubin contributed two hits on four plate appearances for Lewiston.

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The Dragons were limited to just two hits, one each from Shea Sullivan and Margaret Dickinson in the losing effort.

MCI 18, Spruce Mountain 12

PITTSFIELD — Emily Linkletter launched a three-run home run in a 10-run first inning as Maine Central Institute paved its way to an 18-12 victory over Spruce Mountain in softball action Friday afternoon.

The Huskies (3-8) put four points on the board in each of the third and fourth innings, and collected 14 hits in the game.

Senior pitcher Alexis Bessey was productive on offense with four hits for the Phoenix (2-9) in the losing effort.

Girls’ lacrosse

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Edward Little 11, Erskine 6

CHINA — Megan Steele scored six goals and dished out two assists to lead Edward Little to an 11-6 victory over Erskine Academy.

Kaylee Jipson added three goals and two assists for the Red Eddies (4-5).

Mariah Vaillancourt stymied the Eagles with 11 saves in net for EL. Audrey Jordan led Erskine (4-4) with three goals.

Edward Little pitcher Chantel Ouellette delivers a pitch in the second inning of her team’s game with Oxford Hills in South Paris.Edward Little’s Jarod Norcrosse Plourde prepares to throw out Oxford Hills’ Troy Johnson at first base.

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