WATERVILLE — Mark Leahy and Bradley Jackson pitched strong games to lead the University of Maine at Farmington to a doubleheader sweep, 3-1 and 6-0, against Thomas College in North Atlantic Conference baseball action Tuesday.
Leahy allowed six hits and run in the first game with Kyle Peterson pitching an inning of relief for the Beavers. Jordan Croteau had a two-run single for the winners while Anree Benitez had a pair of hits for the Terriers. Jackson allowed two hits over six innnings in the second game before Ryan Camire pitched an inning of scoreles relief. Jimmy Neal, Athan Gouin and Erskine graduate SEan Cabaniss each drove in a pair of runs for UMF.
Thomas ends its season at 9-29, (8-15 NAC) while Uamine Farmington readies for the playoffs at 13-20 (12-10 NAC).
USM 5, BOWDOIN 2: Sam Dexter had an RBI single and also scored a run to help the Huskies sink the Polar Bears in a non-conference game in Brunswick.
Logan Carman pitched seven strong innings for USM (27-8), allowing no earned runs and striking out three.
Aaron Rosen had four hits to pace Bowdoin (17-14-1).
HUSSON 4, COLBY 1: Four Husson pitchers combined to hold the Mules to three hits inthe first game of a non-conference doubleheaeer in Bangor. Messalonskee grad Dylan Foster had a pair of hits for the Eagles while Gardiner grad Dennis Meehan had a hit and drove in a run. Husson is 23-13.
BOWDOIN 8-6, UMF 2-0: Nicole Nelson had an RBI double Cielle Collins drove in a pair of runs to lead the Polar Bears in the opener. Siena Mitman also homered for Bowdoin (24-12).
Alana Luzzio had a two-run single and Katie Gately had an RBI double in the second game.
UMF dropped to 14-12.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
MT. VALLEY 12, MONMOUTH 5: The Falcons took advantage of four Mustang errors to score eight runs in the fifth inning en route to the Mountain Valley Conference win in Rumford. Katie Collette led the Falcons (2-1) with two singles and a double while winning pitcher Lindsay Marston added a two-run triple. For Monmouth (0-1), Sabrina Beck singled and double while Shannon Buzzell and Corrie Meehan each singled twice. Paxton Lessard struck out seven and walked one for the Mustangs.
KENTS HILL 17, HEBRON 16: Paige Frawley had two singles, including the game-winning hit with one out in the bottom of the seventh lead Kents Hill to a walk-off win over Hebron on Tuesday. Nina Murray had a double, home run and five RBIs, and also got the win in the circle as the Huskies improved to 1-1 on the season.
GARDINER 12, OCEANSIDE 1: The Tigers roared their way to 2-0 with a lopsided win over Oceanside. Nickyia Lovely led the way for Gardiner with four goals, while Brooke Curtis and Ally Day netted two each. Emma Hickey, Claire Crocker and Abby Dunn chipped in with one score apiece.
MORSE 13, OAK HILL 4: Kyle Flaherty poured in three goals for Oak Hill on Monday, but it wasn’t enough as the Raiders fell to 1-1 on the season. Steven Gilbert scored Oak Hill’s other goal, while Matty Martin finished with nine saves in net. Otto Werwais had a game-high five goals for Morse.
WINTHROP 8, MTN. VALLEY 7 (9 INN.): The Ramblers scored one run in the top of the ninth, and Jared Hanson shut the door in the bottom half of the inning to give Winthrop a thrilling victory over Mountain Valley on Tuesday. Both teams scored one run in the top of the eighth to extend the game, and with two outs in the top half of the inning it appeared as if Mtn. Valley would get an opportunity for the walkoff i nthe bottom of the ninth.
Mario Meucci reached on an error to extend the inning for the Ramblers, however, and Ben Allen followed with a double to plate what would be the winning run.
Zach Steele and Ben Caprara each had two singled and an RBI for Winthrop in the win. The Ramblers even their record at 1-1 thanks to the victory. while Mountain Valley falls to 0-2.
HALL-DALE 4, SPRUCE MTN. 0: Brian Allen allowed just one hit and struck out five in a complete-game, shutout victory over Spruce Mountain on Tuesday.
Offensively, Bobby Cumler led the way with a double and a single, while Ryan Sinclair and Tyler Dubois each finished with a pair of singles. The Bulldogs improved to 2-1 with the win, while Spruce Mountain fell to 0-2.