JAY The Monmouth Academy softball team (8-0) closed out an unbeaten first half of the regular season by topping Spruce Mountain 8-1 in a Mountain Valley Conference game on Friday.

Brooklyn Federico got her eighth win of the year for Monmouth. She also doubled at the plate for the Mustangs as Madi Herr and Kate Laliberte had two singles each.

Jaydn Pingree took the loss for Spruce Mountain (2-6). Pingree added a triple for the Phoenix at the plate.


MARANACOOK 6, ST. DOMINIC 5, EIGHT INNINGS: The Black Bears (9-1) earned a walk-off win in extra innings to hand the Saints (9-1) their first loss of the season in Readfield.

Alexis Michaud went the distance for Maranacook to earn the win. At the plate, the Black Bears got a double and three singles from Shylah Woodford, three doubles and an RBI from Allie LaBelle, a double, single and RBI from Esme Jamison and a trible from Kaleigh Kubicki.


Kathleen Dean took the loss for St. Dominic. Cami Casserly had multiple hits for the Saints in the defeat.


MADISON 17, TELSTAR 1: Brooke McKenney pitched a one-hitter and had four of her team’s 17 hits as the Bulldogs (9-1) claimed a decisive win over the Rebels (5-5) in Bethel.

McKenney struck out eight batters and only walked one.

Arabel Linkletter and Landyn Landry hit triples for Madison, while McKenney, Lillian Levesque, Raegan Cowen and Abigail Linkletter each doubled.

Maylyn Hastings had Telstars lone hit.



DIRIGO 5, CARRABEC 3: Cougars (4-4) pitcher Grace Robbins earned the win, doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and scored two in the victory over the Cobras in Dixfield.

Robbins tossed a complete game, striking out eight and allowing five hits while not walking any batters in seven innings.

Five of Dirigo’s hits went for extra bases. Along with Robbins, Alyvia Perrault and Kallie Errington also tripled, and Abby Stevens tripled. The Cougars broke a 3-3 tie with two runs in the fifth inning.


LEAVITT 5, MESSALONSKEE 0: Hailey Turcotte homered for the Hornets (6-4) in the cross-class victory over the Eagles (3-6) in Oakland.


Abby Albert threw a shutout for Leavitt in the circle. The Hornets scored three runs in the third and added two runs in the top of the sixth.

Maddi Wilson was the losing pitcher for Messalonskee. Elise McDonald had two singles for the Eagles at the plate.


MT. ABRAM 4, BUCKFIELD 1: Adrianna Stinchfield struck out 10 batters as the Roadrunners (2-6) produced enough offensively to take down the the Bucks (2-7) in Salem.

Buckfield scored in the top of the first inning but was held scoreless by Stinchfield over the next six innings. The Roadrunners scored one run in the third, one in the fourth and two in the fifth.

Kaydence Dunn led Mt. Abrams offense with two singles, and Liv Roderick, Savannah Davis and Aiyanna Savage each had one.


Stinchfield outdueled Buckfields Emma Stevens-Belanger, who struck out eight in six innings. She also had a double. Cora Brewster tallied a team-high two hits, while Cori Merrill and Addison Stevens-Belanger had one apiece.




LAWRENCE 5, WATERVILLE 1: Logan Carpenter earned the win on the mound for the Bulldogs in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B game against the Purple Panthers in Fairfield.

Lawrence improves to 7-3.


Alex Spaulding had two singles and an RBI for Waterville (3-7).


MARANACOOK 10, ST. DOMINIC 0, FIVE INNINGS: The Black Bears (9-2) stayed in the win-column with a mercy-rule victory over the Saints (4-6) in Readfield.

At the plate, Maranacook got a double, single and RBI from Tyler Hreben, two singles and two RBIs from Alex Trafton, two singles each from Brayden St. Pierre, Luke McLaughlin and Robbie Vivenzio (RBI) and a double from Kody Goucher.

Nick Florek pitched a three-hit shutout for Maranacook. Miles Frennette was the losing pitcher for St. Dominic.



MONMOUTH 13, SPRUCE MOUNTAIN 3, FIVE INNINGS: Manny Calders big offensive performance catapulted the Mustangs (7-2) over the Phoenix (5-4) in Monmouth.

Calder hit a single, double and a triple while notching five RBIs in Monmouths big win on Friday. Hayden Fletcher also tallied three hits. On the mound, Isaac Olivera earned the win.

Spruce Mountains Lucas Towers and Jayden Perreault both doubled in the loss.


LISBON 11, WINTHROP 0, FIVE INNINGS: The Greyhounds (8-0) scored nine runs in the third inning and held the Ramblers (7-3) to a single hit in the Class C South victory.

Hunter Brissette pitched 4 2/3 innings for Lisbon, striking out nine and giving up just a single hit to Winthrops Brayden Stubbert.


Caleb Phillips and Riley Turner recorded three hits each for Lisbon, and Levi Tibbetts notched a double.


DIRIGO 24, CARRABEC 2: A 14-run first inning propelled the Cougars (4-4) to a five-inning victory over the Cobras (1-6) in Dixfield.

Dirigo tallied 16 hits, led by three apiece from Trenton Hutchinson (double, five runs, two RBIs) and Trent Holman (double, two runs, two RBIs). Dakota Tompkins (three runs), Wyatt Hamner (two runs, two RBIs) and Dylen Packard (two runs, two RBIs) each had two hits. Curtis Errington scored a team-high five runs.

Tompkins also had five strikeouts in three innings on the mound. Austin Adams pitched the final two innings and fanned three batters.

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