WALDOBORO — Gardiner banged out 19 hits in downing Medomak Valley 15-0 in a Kennebc Valley Athletic Conference Class B softball game called after five innings due to the mercy rule. Lily Chepke led the Tigers with two doubles, a single and four RBIs while Bri Brochu added a double, three singles and three RBIs. Ellie Luken, Brittany Rollins, and Kristal Smith each singled and doubled for Gardiner (3-0) while Morgan Carver added a three-run double. Smith picked up the win, allowing one hit and striking out 10. Medomak Valley is 0-4.
MADISON 7, HALL-DALE 1: Madison pitcher Emily McKenney fired a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts as the hosts defeated Hall-Dale in Madison.
Aly LeBlanc drove in three runs with a triple and a single for Madison (3-0). Savanna Kandiko also had two hits. McKenney walked three times and was hit by a pitch.
Kayla Johnson doubled and Morgan Rush singled for Hall-Dale (2-2).
MONMOUTH 11, MT. ABRAM 2: Becky Bryant struck out 13 batters and Kylie Kemp drove in four to lead the Mustangs to the Mountain Valley Conference win in Monmouth. Bryant walked three while Kemp belted a two-run double and a two-run single. Paxton Lessard added a pair of base hits for Monmouth (1-1). Katie Jordan struck nine for Mt. Abram (0-1).
OCEANSIDE 11, ERSKINE: The Eagles fell a run short in the final inning in losing to the Mariners in a KVAC Class B game in South China. Amber Grady doubled a run home in the seventh but a second runner was gunned down on the same play from center field. Brianna Dugan led the winners with four singles and a double while Trittany Penn and Ari Curtis each singled twice. Winning pitcher Paige Tyler struck out nine and belted a two-run homer in the fifth. Grady led Erskine (0-3) with a single and double. Oceasnide is 2-1.
SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 4, OAK HILL 2: Emily Hogan had two singles and Emily Keene pitched a complete game to lead the Phoenix in Wales.
Kelsey Collins went 2 for 4 for the Raiders (0-4).
OAK HILL 5, SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 0: Jake Bannister had a double, single and drove in two runs to lead the Raiders to the MVC win in Wales.
Parker Asselin pitched a complete game, striking out six and allowing just two hits.
Spruce Mountain dropped to 0-3.
MONMOUTH 13, MT. ABRAM 3, 5 INNINGS: Alex Curtis had three hits, including a triple, to lead the Mustangs to an MVC win over the Roadrunners in Monmouth.
Kyle Fletcher and Brett Wilson each smacked doubles for Monmouth (3-0). Nick Sanborn picked up the win on the mound for the Mustangs.
Arthur Ryan had a double for Mt. Abram (0-1).
OCEANSIDE 7, ERSKINE 0: Nick Mazurek pitched a two-hitter and struck out nine to lead the Mariners to the KVAC Class B win in South China. Mazurek added two singles and pair of RBIs while teammate Zach Roman had a two-run single. Sophomore starter Luke Peabody pitched well for Erskine, striking out three and walking two through five innings. Oceanside is 4-0, Erskine is 1-2.
HALL-DALE 11, MADISON 1: Winning pitcher Ryan Sinclair had two singles and three RBIs and Brian Allen had a double and two RBIs to lead the Bulldogs to the MVC win at Carrabec High School.
Sinclair pitched the complete game, allowing just two hits.
Madison dropped to 0-3.
KENTS HILL 1, GOULD 0: Luke O’Brien singled in the bottom of the seventh ining an dlater scored on a wild pitch to lift the huskies to the Maine Association of Independent Athletic Directors (MAISAD) game in Readfield. Augusta native Riley Boivin went the distance for the pitching win, striking out eight and walking two. He also added a double. Kents Hill is 2-2.