WATERVILLE — Chris Farrar pitched a complete game in the opener and Danny Burke allowed three runs in 6 1/3 innings in the second game as the Thomas College baseball team swept a doubleheader against the University of Maine at Farmington, winning the first game 5-4 and the second 4-3.

In the opener, Farrar, a Messalonskee graduate, allowed eight hits and four earned runs, while striking out three. He was given a lead when Daniel Lerardi singled, stole second and third and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ben Goodall. The Terriers tacked on two more runs in the fourth on an RBI single by Taylor Livingston and a steal of home by Jake Chamblee to take a 5-2 lead.

Farmington took a 2-0 lead in the first on a sac fly by Jack MacVane and an error. Thomas tied it on a home run by Rob Nutter and an RBI single by Chamblee.

UMF rallied for a pair of runs in the seventh when Alex Goldrup tripled to drive in a run and Winthrop graduate Rusty Schmelzer hit a sac fly, but couldn’t complete the comeback.

In the second game, Burke allowed 10 hits and struck out four.

Thomas took a 2-0 lead in the first an a two-run double by Nutter. UMF took a 3-2 lead in the third, but Thomas took the win when Skowhegan graduate Cody Vigue hit a two-run double.

Women’s lacrosse

Husson 16, Thomas 7: Kim Gambon scored five goals as the Eagles defeated the Terriers in a North Atlantic Conference East Division game in Bangor.

For Thomas (2-6), Ceara DiBiase, Megan Denby and Kiley Jolicoeur, a Messalonskee graduate, all scored two goals.

For Husson (5-3), Stephanie Eaton, a Gardiner graduate, had four goals and three assists.

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