Staff report

BANGOR — The University of Maine at Farmington softball team was eliminated from the North Atlantic Conference tournament, losing to Husson 6-0 and Lyndon State 3-2 on Friday.
UMF ends the season 11-16 overall, 7-9 in the conference.

In the opener, Skowhegan graduate Becca McCarty pitched six innings for Husson, allowing just one hit to earn the win. Brenna Martin and Courtney Hill both drove in a pair of runs for the Eagles.

In the second game, Lyndon State scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning on a two-run single by Katie Davis to break a 1-1 tie.

Mt. Blue graduate Kaitlyn Bartlett and had two RBIs in the second game for UMF.

Husson beat Castleton State in its second game of the day, 2-0, and will face Lyndon in the title game today.


Tufts 8, Colby 0: Allyson Fournier pitched a six-inning no-hitter as the Jumbos beat the Mules in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game in Medford, Mass.

Fournier struck out 16 and didn’t walk a batter for Tufts (33-3, 10-0 in the conference). The only runner to reach for Colby reached on an error in the sixth inning. The no-hitter was the second straight for Fournier.

Colby falls to 11-15, 2-8 in the conference.


Bates 7, Colby 2: Sophomore catcher Mekae Hyde hit his eighth home run of the season and Tom Baroni pitched eight effective innings to lift the Bobcats to the NESCAC victory in Waterville.

Baroni allowed five hits, struck out three, walked two and didn’t allow an earned run to improve to 2-2.
Sam Berry added a two-run single for Bates (13-14, 3-7 in NESCAC).

Tim Corey had two hits for Colby (9-16, 2-8) while Cony graduate Luke Duncklee had a hit and scored a run.

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