BUCKFIELD — McKenna Ridlon hit a triple and a double and drove in four runs as Buckfield held off Winthrop for a 5-3 win in MVC softball action Monday.

Carmen Crockett drove in the other Buckfield run with a solo home run in the second inning, when the Bucks took a 2-0 lead. Winthrop cut the deficit to 2-1 in the top of the sixth before the Bucks added three in the bottom half. The Ramblers’ seventh-inning rally only netted two more runs.

Emma Stevens-Belanger and Crockett combined to pitch a five-hitter for Buckfield, with Ridlon catching for both pitchers.

Ella Rice had three hits and two RBIs for the Ramblers, and Maddie Perkins collected the other two Winthrop hits.

OAK HILL 9, DIRIGO 5: Madison Drew collected three hits, including a double, and drove in two runs as the Raiders jumped ahead early and held off the Cougars’ late charge in Dixfield.

Oak Hill scored five runs in the second inning to seize control, then scored three runs in the top of the seventh after Dirigo scored five runs combined in the fifth and sixth innings.

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Grace Robbins had two of the Cougars’ nine hits and drove in two runs. She also struck out nine batters from the circle while allowing just one earned run and seven hits in seven innings.

SKOWHEGAN 16, LEWISTON 2 (5 INN.): The River Hawks scored nine runs in the first inning en route to a mercy-rule victory over the Blue Devils in Skowhegan.

Sierra Carey (two triples, two singles), Annabelle Morris (two doubles, single), Emily Dunbar (two singles), Callaway LePage (two singles) and Lilly Noyes (two singles) all had multiple hits for Skowhegan. Carey was also the winning pitcher for the River Hawks (12-1) in the circle.

Morgan Brown had a triple for Lewiston, and Madison Anderson added a double. Brooklyn Mynahan took the loss for the Blue Devils (3-9).

ST. DOMINIC 12, SACOPEE VALLEY 5: The Saints′ (12-1) offense opened up on the Hawks (8-4) and paved the way for a big victory over the Hawks in Auburn.

St. Dom’s opened up scoring in the first inning when Emily Andrews singled in a run.

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St. Dom’s produced five more runs in the third inning. The onslaught was led by Kassidy Cote, Andrews, Kathleen Dean, Bella Perryman and Cami Casserly, who each had RBIs in the inning.

Dean toed the rubber for the Saints. The right-hander struck out eight batters and allowed eight hits and five runs over seven innings.

Andrews and Casserly each collected three hits for the Saints, who pounded out 11 as a team.

EDWARD LITTLE 12, MESSALONSKEE 7: Izzy Jalbert and Alexis Kelsea each had three hits and Leah Thibodeau got the win inside the circle in the Red Eddies’ (6-7) victory over the Eagles (3-9) in Auburn.

In the second inning, the Eddies scored seven runs on six hits. The Eagles responded with six runs on five hits.

In the bottom of the fourth, Jalbert doubled and courtesy runner Kenzie Emmert scored on an RBI single by Maddy Scott to give the Eddies the insurance run they needed to take an 8-6 lead. Jordan Lambert reached on an error and scored to bring the Eagles within one at 8-7 in the fifth. The Eddies scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth.

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BASEBALL
SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 7, CARRABEC 0: Lucas Towers smacked two home runs and three Phoenix (8-5) pitchers shut out the Cobras (2-11) in Livermore Falls.

Towers hit a solo shot in the third and two-run blast in the fifth. Reece Davis also had two hits for Spruce Mountain and Nate Holland hit a double. Griffin Achorn, Elie Timler and Eli Moffett combined on the shutout.

Luke Carey had two of Carrabec’s three hits, and also pitched the first three innings, surrendering two runs.

MT. ABRAM 7, HALL-DALE 2: The Roadrunners (10-2) used a three-run fifth inning to pull away and overpower the Bulldogs (7-6) in Salem.

Mt. Abram’s Ian Allen’s jump-started the offense when he singled and brought in a run in the second inning.

Singles by Allen, Trevor Phelps and Tucker Plouffe helped bring three runs across in the fifth inning. Phelps was the winning pitcher, striking out six and giving up one hit. Adam Luce pitched three innings of relief for the Roadrunners.

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LISBON 11, MOUNTAIN VALLEY 1 (6 INN.): Mason Booker threw a no-hitter for the Greyhounds (12-0) to beat the Falcons (2-11) in Lisbon.

Booker threw six innings, striking out 14 batters and gave up just one run on four walks.

Ethan Brown hit two singles and a triple to help Lisbon to the win. Hunter Brissette had two hits, scored twice and drove in four runs.

Joel Tardiff scored the run for Mountain Valley.

YORK 9, POLAND 1: The Wildcats (9-4) used a five-run fourth inning to cruise past the Knights (7-6) in Poland.

The Wildcats’ Brody Gullison had three hits, including a home run, and Hayden Henriksen pitched a complete game, striking out 10 batters and adding his own home run at the plate. Zach Strand and Joe Neal each doubled for York.

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Hunter Gibson had two hits for the Knights.

MESSALONSKEE 9, EDWARD LITTLE 6: The Eagles (8-5) were able to hold off the charging Red Eddies (6-8) in Auburn.

Edward Little scored three runs in the seventh inning but couldn’t catch up to Messalonskee as Jacob Love earned the win on the mound for the Eagles.

Drew Smith tallied four hits, including a double, for the Eddies.

Messalonskee’s Joe Ardito and Mitchell Grant both hit doubles.

FRYEBURG ACADEMY 5, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 0: The Raiders (4-10) scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the third and added three in the fifth, on RBI singles from Gunner Saunders, Tom Montango and Cam Johnson, as they blanked the Patriots (4-10) at Fryeburg.

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Ethan Lord picked up his first victory of the year, throwing a one-hitter.

SKOWHEGAN 16, LEWISTON 1 (5 INN.): The River Hawks exploded for their highest-scoring output of the season to top the Blue Devils in a Class A North showdown in Skowhegan.

Skowhegan (7-6) got three singles from Chance Tibbets, two singles from Hunter McEwen and a double from Jackson Quinn. Ben Morgan got the win on the mound for the River Hawks.

For Lewiston (5-8), Michael Caron smacked a double and Joseph Dube took the loss.

MONMOUTH 2, MADISON 0: Kyle Palleschi struck out eight batters while pitching a one-hit shutout in the Mustangs’ win over the Bulldogs in Monmouth.

Hayden Fletcher had a pair of hits in the win for Monmouth.

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Hunter Tewksbury had the lone hit for Madison. Jack Theriault allowed five hits and struck out five in the loss.

GIRLS LACROSSE
GREELY 13, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER/POLAND 1: Lauren Dennen scored four goals and Carley Ferentz turned in a hat trick as the Rangers (9-2) cruised past the 26ers (2-8) in Gray.

By the end of the first half, Greely led 10-1. Gray-NG/Poland’s Ellie Steele scored her team’s lone goal, with the assist going to Makenna Powell.

Charlotte Taylor scored two goals and Asja Kelman, Jenny Medrano, Annie Flick and Eva Williams each added a goal for the Rangers.


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