WATERVILLE — Colby scored the final five goals of the game to break a 9-9 tie and defeat Williams, 14-9, in New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse action at Bill Alfond Field on Saturday.

Kendall Smith chalked up four goals and two assists and Lexie Perticone had a goal and four assists for the ninth-ranked Mules, who improve to 10-2 overall and 6-2 in the conference. Emma Tenbarge and Alyssa Maddalone each had a hat trick for the Ephs (4-8, 2-6).

GREEN MOUNTAIN 9, THOMAS 8: Catie Brewster’s unassisted goal with 1:55 remaining gave Green Mountain the North Atlantic Conference victory at Smith Field.

Megan Scully finished with three goals to help GMC (4-6, 3-2) rally from an 8-6 deficit. Hailey Mullen, Lindsey Allen, Erin Nelligan and Samantha Greenlaw scored two goals apiece for the Terriers (2-7, 2-4).

UMAINE-FARMINGTON 12, JOHNSON ST. 9: Jaclyn Langevin scored four goals and UMaine-Farmington held off a late Johnson State rally to win the NAC clash in Johnson, Vt.

Sierra Gilley added three goals for the Beavers (3-6, 1-4).

SOFTBALL

THOMAS 3-0, CASTLETON 2-7: Korrie Laren had two hits, including a home run, as Thomas split an NAC doubleheader with Castleton in Castleton.

Sonja Morse scattered five hits and fanned nine in seven innings to get the win for the Terriers (8-18, 3-1) in the opener. In Game 2, Kayla Wood tossed a no-hitter for the Spartans (9-9, 4-2), allowing just three walks while striking out 16.

COLBY 3-1, BOWDOIN 0-3: Wiley Holton tossed a complete-game shutout and added three RBIs to lift the Mules to a win in the first game of a doubleheader in Brunswick. Bowdown bounced back in Game 2, though, and erased an early 1-0 deficit to earn a split.

Colby (8-12, 2-4 NESCAC) went ahead for good in the top of the second inning when Emily Schatz led off with a walk and later scored on a double by Holton, who allowed just five hits and one walk while striking out eight in the circle.

In the second game, Caroline Rice drove in a pair of runs with a double in the fifth innings for Bowdoin (14-11-2, 4-5 NESCAC) while Nicole Nelson had an RBI double in the fourth.

NEC 6-8, UMAINE-FARMINGTON 1-3: Kylie Cunningham drove in three runs but UMF couldn’t hold off a sweep by New England College in a NAC doubleheader played in Henniker, N.H.

Kiana Thompson of Mt. Blue High School had a pair of hits for the Beavers (1-14, 0-2). Rebecca Allen homered and doubled for NEC (13-13, 4-0).

MAINE 3-3, BINGHAMTON 7-0: Erin Bogdanovich scattered three hits in a complete game shutout as Maine handed Binghamton its first America East loss in a doubleheader spilt in Orono.

Bogdanoivch fanned five in Maine’s 3-0 Game 2 win. Kristen Niland led the Black Bears on the day offensively by going 4-for-6 with three RBIs, a double and a triple. Maine held a 3-1 lead in Game 1 but Binghamton scored six unanswered runs for the 7-3 win.

MEN’S LACROSSE

WILLIAMS 17, COLBY 14: Michael Fahey tallied four goals and Williams outshot Colby, 71-34, in a NESCAC men’s lacrosse tilt.

Alex Rutan led the Mules (3-9, 0-7) with two goals and four assists.

JOHNSON ST. 8, UMAINE-FARMINGTON 7: Chase Rerrick and Cameron McAllister nearly brought the Beavers back from a six-goal deficit in the fourth quarter but came up short in a NAC squeaker in Johnson, Vt.

Rerrick and McAllister finished with three goals apiece for the Beavers (0-8, 0-5). Andrew Neddo led all scorers with six goals for Johnson St. (1-7, 1-4).

GREEN MOUNTAIN 6, THOMAS 4: Brendan McKenna notched a hat trick and Green Mountain College broke a 3-3 tie with the first three goals of the second half to pick up the NAC win at Smith Field.

Kade Strout of Richmond had a goal and an assist to lead the Terriers (1-7, 1-5).

BASEBALL

UMAINE-FARMINGTON 16-12, LYNDON ST. 5-2: The Beavers clubbed 27 hits and put up double-digits in the run column in each game to sweep a NAC doubleheader at Hippach Field.

Tom Grady of Erskine Academy and Mt. Blue’s Jimmy Neal propelled the offensive explosion for the Beavers (10-10, 3-7). Grady went 5-for-7 with a home run and six RBIs to go with four runs scored on the day. Neal tallied four of a kind, as in 4-for-4 with four runs and four RBIs. Each also had a double.

MAINE 6-1, UMBC 3-3: Logan Fuller tossed a complete game as Maine won Game 1 en route to an America East doubleheader split.

Fullmer fanned four in a 6-3 win for the Black Bears (9-23), which was their first in the conference. Conrad Wozniack went the distance while striking out nine for the Retrievers (16-15) in their Game 2 win.

COLBY 8-2, BOWDOIN 1-5: Soren Hanson allowed four hits and one earned run while fanning seven in Game 1 as Colby split its NESCAC doubleheader in Brunswick.

Ryan Quinn belted a two-run triple for the Mules (7-15, 3-3) in the Game 1 victory. Bowdoin (13-10, 3-6) rebounded for the 5-2 win in game two behind seven strong innings from Brandon Lopez, who allowed just one earned run and fanned three.

SOUTHERN MAINE 3-3, WESTERN CONN. ST. 4-2: Jake Dexter picked up the win in relief and brother Sam Dexter scored the tying run in a three-run ninth inning as the Huskies salvaged a split in Gorham.

Trailing 2-0 in their last at bat, the Huskies (17-6) got a sacrifice fly from Sam Stauble, an RBI double by Brandon Martins to score Sam Dexter and a squeeze bunt by Matt Bender to plate Jake Glauser with the winning run. Jake Dexter allowed two walks and a hit and fanned two in two scoreless innings to get the victory.