SOUTH CHINA — Making his first start of the season, Tom Grady held Lewiston to three hits, earning the complete-game win as Erskine defeated the Blue Devils 6-1 in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A baseball action Thursday.

Grady, who missed time with a broken finger, struck out five and walked five while allowing four hits.
Erskine (4-2) scored three runs in the first inning, the key hits back-to-back doubles by John Suga and Shyler Scates. Suga, Scates and Grady each had two hits.

Lewiston (4-2) scored in the second inning, when Eddie Emerson singled to drive in Shawn Ricker.

Richmond 6, Valley 0: Tyler Harrington scattered nine hits, and the Bobcats capitalized on six Valley errors to take the East-West Conference win in Bingham.

Peter Lorbeski’s two-run double in the second inning broke the game open for Richmond (1-3). Harrington struck out six and walked none for the win.

Dylan Belanger, Seth Malloy and Matt Hunnewell each had two hits for Valley (2-3).

Gardiner 22, Mt. View 0, 5 innings: Dennis Meehan had a triple, a grand slam, a single and seven RBIs as the Tigers cruised to a KVAC B win in Thondike.

Everyone in the lineup for Gardiner (5-2) had a hit. Jake Palmer added four singles. Josh Ouellette pitched a complete game, allowing three hits while striking out five and walking two.

Mt. View falls to 2-5.

Girls lacrosse

Messalonskee 12, Mountain Valley 3: Sarah Grenier had four goals, while both Mara Balboni and Kristen Kern had two goals and two assists in the Eagles win in Rumford.

Sydney Gagne added two goals while Halee Pelletier and Kristy Bernatchez each had a goal for Messalonskee (3-2).

Izzy Skinner and Jen Coloumbe combined to make seven saves in the win.

Camden Hills 13, Gardiner 9: Megan Legage scored four goals and Lia Smith and Alice Flint each scored three to lead the Windjammers to the Class B win in Gardiner.

Mia Maddox added two goals for Camden (1-4) while Laura Johansson had one. Lindsey Boonbab made 11 saves.

Gardiner (0-4) was led by Brooke Davis with five goals. Rikki Bryant, Caitlin Ham, Laura Burnham and Paige Pilsbury each scored one. Brooke Brann stopped six shots.

Cony 12, Edward Little 9: Mia Diplock had seven goals and Chelsea Begin added five as the Rams beat the Eddies in a KVAC A game in Auburn.

Hayley Quirion, Bayleigh Logan, Renee Dugal, Josie Lee and Alexis Dostie each had one goal for Cony (5-0). Katrina Duncan had 12 saves to earn the win.

Allaire Levers had three goals and Gabby Lapierre two for Edward Little (2-3).

Boys lacrosse

Messalonskee 20, Oxford Hills 4: Nate DelGiudice had four goals and six assists as the Eagles cruised to the KVAC A win in Oakland.

Luke Vigue added five goals and an assist, while J.T. Towle, Kyle Gleason and Aiden Calkins each had two goals for Messalonskee (4-2). Ryan Erskine and Ted Weeks also had a goal apiece.

Nick Ricardo had three goals for Oxford Hills (0-5).

Mountain Valley 10, Mt. Blue 3: Kyle Duguay had five goals and an assist as the Falcons won in Farmington.

Nathan Nichols added three goals while Jonathan Petrie had two for Mountain Valley.

Sam Taylor had two goals and an assist while Matt Smith had a goal for Mt. Blue. Jon Andrews made nine saves.


Erskine 11, Lewiston 0: Ashley Green threw a five-hit shutout and had two hits herself to lead the Eagles past the Blue Devils in South China.

Green struck out seven and walked one. Hattie Welch and Taylor Boucher added to the offense with three singles apiece.

Erica Brochu hit two singles for Lewiston (0-6).

Hall-Dale 9, Telstar 1: The Bulldogs scored five runs in the first two innings on their way to the MVC victory in Bethel.

Hall-Dale (3-2) had only three hits, but took advantage of five walks and five errors by Telstar (2-2).

Olivia Maynard pitched a two-hitter and struck out five in the win.

Richmond 22, Valley 0, 5 innings: Jamie Plummer allowed two hits, struck out five, didn’t walk a batter and drove in a pair of runs as the Bobcats cruised to a win in Bingham.

Danica Hurley and Brianna Snedeker each had two singles, while Alyssa Pearson had a single and a double for Richmond (4-0). Teagan Lawyerson had two singles for Valley (0-4).

Messalonskee 7, Lawrence 1: Kassi Michaud tossed a three-hitter as the Eagles held off the Bulldogs in Fairfield.

Lawrence (1-5) was within 4-1 until Messalonskee scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning. Megan Moren had a triple for the Bulldogs.

Michaud struck out six in the win. Nikki Collier and Kylee Knight each had a double and a single for the Eagles (6-0). Courtney Veilleux added two singles.

Gardiner 13, Mt. View 0: Brittany Rollins pitched six shutout innings, striking out 10 and walking none as the Tigers won a KVAC B game in Thorndike.  Taylor Banister had a double, a single and two RBIs, while Lilly Chepke had a double and two RBIs for Gardiner (5-2). Katie McAllister added two singles for Gardiner.  Wendy Gibbs had two singles for Mt. View (0-7).

College baseball

USM 13, Bowdoin 9: Gardiner graduate Forrest Chadwick had two doubles, a single, scored three runs and had an RBI to lead the Huskies to the win in Brunswick.

Erskine graduate Nick Grady added a two-run single for USM (21-16) while Winthrop graduate David Ricker chipped in with two singles. Messalonskee graduate Nate Veilleux earned the win in relief, tossing three innings and allowing no earned runs.

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