WATERVILLE — The Thomas College baseball team earned its second sweep of Colby-Sawyer in as many days, taking a pair of shutout victories over the Chargers in North Atlantic Conference play on Sunday.

The Terriers won Game 1, 7-0, and completed the sweep with a 3-0 victory in the nightcap.

In Game 1, the Terriers (12-14, 10-6) collected 15 hits and starting pitcher Matt Rutherford threw a complete game three-hitter with two strikeouts. Joe Quinlan drove in three runs.

Thomas received another solid pitching performance in Game 2, as Kyle Fletcher went 6.1 innings, allowing just three hits while striking out two. Derek Kane and Beau Ewton each drove in a run for the Terriers.

HARTFORD 6, MAINE 3, 12 innings: The Black Bears dropped three third game of a weekend series in an extra-inning America East battle in Orono.

In the 12th inning, the Hawks were able to strike for three runs on two hits and three Maine errors to clinch the win. Hartford is now 13-22 overall and 6-7 in the conference.

Scott Heath and Brett Chappell each had a double and a single for Maine (14-20, 4-7). Charlie Butler took the loss on the mound.

NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 4-0, UMF 1-12: The Beavers had 12 hits in Game 2, to salvage a doubleheader split in NAC play at Hippach Field in Farmington.

Southpaw Jory Humphrey of Jefferson gave up only one hit in the second inning on his way to a complete-game shutout, and had seven strikeouts for the Game 2 win. Skowhegan’s Trevor Hisler drove in three runs for the Beavers (14-8, 7-7), while Ethan Gouin drove in a pair. Jordan Croteau had three hits for UMF and scored twice.

In Game 1, the Pilgrims’ Steve DeLuca launched a two-run homer to left field for the go-ahead runs in the top of the sixth inning. Hisler scored UMF’s lone run on a first inning error.

SOFTBALL

STONY BROOK 2, MAINE 1, 9 innings: Bria Green smacked a two-out RBI bloop single in the top of the ninth inning to give the Seawolves the America East win in Orono.

Allison Cukrov earned the win in the circle, allowing one run on five hits and three walks while striking out five for Stony Brook (21-13, 7-2).

Kristen Koslosky had two hits for the Black Bears (16-17, 5-4) while Nikki Byron knocked in the lone run. Alexis Bogdanovich went the distance, giving up just two runs on nine hits and two walks and striking out 11.

BOWDOIN 13-10, UMF 1-0: The Polar Bears pounded out 26 hits in a non-conference doubleheader sweep in Brunswick.

In Game 1, Ariane Krul had a home run, a double and four RBIs for Bowdoin (22-11). In the second game, the Polar Bears were led by Jordan Gowdy with a double and two singles.

For UMF (4-15), Alison Hamilton and Courtney Fowler each had a hit in Game 1 while Erskine grad Meryl Bond had a double and Hamilton had a single in Game 2.

THOMAS 5-6, LYNDON 2-3: The Terriers overcame an early two-run deficit in Game 2 to sweep the NAC doubleheader in Lyndon Center, Vt.

Down 2-0 in the third inning, Taylor Johnson hit a two-run double to give Thomas (6-17, 4-2) the lead for good.

In Game 1, Briana Warren had three hits, including an RBI triple, to lead the Terries offense. Sonja Morse threw a complete game with a season-high 11 strikeouts for the win.


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