PARIS — Mt. Blue exploded for nine runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 14-4 road win over Oxford Hills in a KVAC baseball game Friday.

The Cougars (4-2) led 2-1 before the nine-run outburst put them up 11-1. The Vikings (4-1) staved off the mercy rule with one run in the bottom of the fifth and two in the sixth. The Cougars plated three more runs in the seventh.

Nolan Leso had two hits and drove in three runs for Mt. Blue. Hayden Durrell also had two hits while driving in two runs, and Ike Wrigley doubled, drove in two runs and scored two. Brody Walsh and Gage DeCarolis contributed two RBIs apiece. Zak Koban and Zach Poisson each scored three runs.

Walsh allowed three hits and four runs while striking out four in 5 2/3 innings on the mound for Mt. Blue. Hayden Dippner relieved Walsh and didn’t allow a hit in 1 1/3 innings.

Connor Fitts doubled for the Vikings, and Nicholas Binette and Kaden Delano each had a single.

Oxford Hills starter Eli Soehren struck out five in 5 2/3 innings before being relieved by Binette. Brady Truman pitched the final two innings.


LEAVITT 6, GARDINER 5: The Hornets’ (4-1) four-run bottom of the second was the difference as they edged the Tigers (1-4) in Turner.

Gardiner scored three in the top of the second before Leavitt answered to take a 4-3 lead. The Hornets added two more runs in the bottom of the fifth and the Tigers responded with two in the top of the sixth.

Connor DeCoster had a pair of hits for Leavitt, including a double, to go along with two RBIs. Noah Carpenter and Will Keach also doubled. Keach pitched the first six innings to earn the win, and Kade Knight tossed a scoreless seventh to secure the save.

Theron Corliss, Zach Reed, Chase Burgess and Gage McGrane each had two hits for the Tigers. One of Burgess’s hits was a double. Corliss took the loss after pitching the first five innings, before being relieved by Reed.

DIRIGO 2, MT. ABRAM 0: Charlie Houghton and Trenton Hutchinson combined for the shutout as the Cougars (2-0) took down the Roadrunners (4-1) in an MVC clash in Salem Township.

Houghton scattered three hits while striking out three in six innings, and Hutchinson closed out the victory by pitching the seventh to earn the save. Houghton helped his cause with a pair of hits, and Trent Holman’s first-inning RBI double got the Dirigo offense going. Trevor Crosby stole three bases for the Cougars.


Bryce Wilcox pitched the first two innings for Mt. Abram, allowing two runs on three hits while striking out three, before being relieved by Logan Dube. Payton Mitchell pitched the seventh.

HALL-DALE 10, MOUNTAIN VALLEY 3: The Bulldogs (2-3) got their bats going early in a road win over the Falcons (0-4) in Rumford.

Ben Nathan, Jackson Leach and Trevor Kalloch each drove in runs in the top of the first inning for Hall-Dale. The trio all recorded RBI hits again in the second.

Mountain Valley scored all of its runs in the fourth. Seneca Jones drove in a pair and Rilan Farnum brought home the other.

HAMPDEN ACADEMY 6, EDWARD LITTLE 0: The Broncos (4-2) scored a pair of runs each in the second, third and fourth innings to pull away from the Red Eddies (2-4) at Central Maine Community College in Auburn.

Andrew Cote, Colin Peckham and Nikolas Bates all doubled for Hampden, and Peckham added a single. Bodie Bishop pitched six innings and Kaysen Wildman closed out the two-hit shutout in the seventh.


Campbell Cassidy struck out nine while allowing two earned runs on seven hits in seven innings for Edward Little. Eli St. Laurent and Gavin Levesque each singled.

WELLS 3, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 2: Spencer Carpenter, Caleb Moody and Keith Ramsey combined on a five-hitter as the Warriors (5-1) edged the Patriots (1-6) in Gray.

Carpenter struck out four in 2 2/3 innings. Moody worked the next 3 1/3 innings before Ramsey struck out three in the seventh to earn the save.

Carpenter also got two of the Warriors’ five hits.

Gray-New Gloucester pitcher Ian Libby notched six strikeouts and walked none. Colby Dehetre had two hits and Max Kenney doubled for the Patriots, who left the bases loaded in the seventh.

WAYNFLETE/NYA 2, ST. DOMINIC 0: Cole Lambert pitched a shut out, and former Lewiston athletes Daxton St. Hilaire and Cooper St. Hilaire each had an RBI single as Waynflete/NYA (6-0) defeated St. Dominic (5-2) in Portland.


OXFORD HILLS 13, MT. BLUE 0: Freshmen Kyeria Morse and Cameron Mayhan combined to pitch a one-hitter for the Vikings (4-0), whose bats took care of business for a five-inning win over the Cougars (1-5) in Paris.

Morse allowed the lone hit while striking out six in three innings, and Mayhan struck out two more in two hitless innings.

Morse also had a hit and an RBI. Miah Gallan had three hits for the Vikings, including a double, and Kaydence Morse and Maddy Miller each had doubles as part of their two-hit efforts. Atalie Campbell added a pair of hits.

Alyssa Simineau, who pitched for Mt. Blue, recorded the team’s lone hit. The Cougars drew four walks against Vikings pitchers.

DIRIGO 5, MT. ABRAM 0: Grace Robbins pitched a complete-game shutout and also hit a double as the host Cougars (3-1) blanked the Roadrunners (1-4) in Dixfield.

Robbins scattered four hits and one walk while striking out two. Emma MacFarlane also doubled for Dirigo, which scored single runs in the first, second and third innings before capping off the scoring with two in the fifth.


Adrianna Stinchfield struck out five batters in six innings for Mt. Abram, and Aiyanna Savage hit a double.

WELLS 12, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 2: A pair of five-run innings helped push the Warriors (4-3) past the Patriots (1-5) in Gray.

Gray-New Gloucester took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Wells got a run in the third, then added five in the fourth and five in the sixth.

Delani Brown struck out 14 while allowing five hits for the Warriors. Brown and Payton Fazzina had three hits apiece, Kylie Corbett added two, and Jayden Pelletier, Nikohl Aleman and Jada Pullen all doubled.

Maisie Lerette led Gray-NG with three hits, including a triple, and Skye Chandler recorded the other two. They each scored a run as well. Emily Carroll pitched a complete game with three strikeouts.

SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 26, WISCASSET/BOOTHBAY 3: Freshman Rylee Turner earned her first varsity win by striking out nine and allowing just one hit in four innings as the Phoenix (3-1) soared past Wiscasset/Boothbay (0-6) in a five-inning game in Wiscasset.


Mallory Clark closed out the win with three strikeouts in the bottom of the fifth.

Jaydn Pingree and Tyoaka Hodgkin each had a double and a single for Spruce Mountain, which opened the game with a 13-run first inning. Leah Burgess and DevinMarie Bryant had two singles each.

Spruce Mountain coach Lisa Dube praised Wiscasset/Boothbay, saying “…they never gave up and showed no frustration. Staying positive throughout the contest. Hats off to those young ladies.”

NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 13, ST. DOMINIC 3: Cami Casserly hit a two-run single during a six-run third inning, helping the Panthers (4-0) pull away from the Saints (3-3) in a five-inning game at Yarmouth.

NYA, which finished with 12 hits, added four runs in the fourth and ended the game with a run in the fifth.

HALL-DALE 13, MOUNTAIN VALLEY 1: Jade Graham had a home run and four RBIs as the Bulldogs (5-0) remained undefeated with the win at Rumford.


Graham finished with three hits and was a triple shy of the cycle. Teammates and Zoe Soule and Lucy Gray also had three hits each, and Torie Tibbetts tripled. Pitcher Ashlynn Donahue threw a three-hitter.

Ashlynn Donahue took the loss for Mountain Valley (1-6).

FALMOUTH 17, OXFORD HILLS 6: Lucy Taylor notched five goals, Adelaide Tolley added four goals and an assist, and the Navigators (4-1) cruised past the Vikings (3-4) in Falmouth.

Falmouth also got three goals and two assists from Sloane Ginevan, three goals and one assist from Peaches Stucker, and two goals from Maeve Ginevan. Maisy Clement had three assists.

Kelsey Bennett led Oxford Hills with three goals.

LAKE REGION 9, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER/POLAND 3: Ashley Pelletier tallied three goals to lead the Lakers (3-2) past the 26ers (0-5) in Gray.


Carly Dyer, Bella Smith and Olivia England each scored twice and Rachel Lake go an assist for Lake Region. Lakers goalie Sam Donahue made 11 saves.

Ellie Steele, Andrea Smith and Emma MacMahon scored for the 26ers, while Mya Page stopped six shots.

WINDHAM 16, LEWISTON 3: Abby Trainor flipped in seven goals to pace the Eagles (4-2) past the Blue Devils (1-5) in Lewiston.

Trainor also added two assists for Windham. Grace Joly and Neve Ledbetter each tallied three goals and an assist, Emma Ammons notched a goal and two assists, and Macie Ennis recorded a goal and an assist. Eva Williams also scored, and Riley Small made two saves for the win.

Julia Perkins, Kaitlyn Shannon and Abby Beaucage all scored for Lewiston, and Caitlin D’Andrea provided an assist. Fiona Landry stopped 12 shots in goal.

MT. BLUE 12, ERSKINE ACADEMY 9: The Cougars pulled away in the second half to down the Eagles in South China.


Mt. Blue outscored Erskine 7-4 after the teams went into halftime tied 5-5.

Chloe Roberts paced the Cougars with four goals and a pair of assists. Talia Kidder added two goals and an assist, and Emma Dunn and Alissa Butterfield each scored twice. Callahan Towle and Lily Huntley (two assists) also scored.

Bree Griffin, Maya Kellett and Meren Zeliger each contributed an assist. Mt. Blue goalie Maddie Keller stopped eight shots.

Erskine’s Belle Pelotte tallied a game-high five goals. Shannon McDonough scored two, and Brooke Blais and Izzy Boudreau each had one. Abbie McDonough and Caleigh Crocker assisted on a goal apiece, and Eagles goalie Emma Henderson made 20 saves.

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