January 18, 2022

Eagles rally to stop Colby Grimm leads Black Bears to softball win over Mules

WATERVILLE – Billy Kane and Adam Sheehan both singled twice and scored a pair of runs and the Husson College Eagles rallied for four seventh-inning runs to post a 9-5 college baseball win over Colby College on Tuesday.

Justin Spencer hit a double and scored two runs for the Eagles while Aaron Brideau and Sean Brawn each doubled.

Barrett Dionne picked up the win with ninth-inning help from Sam Adophsen.

Nick Spillane hit a double and two singles for the White Mules of Waterville, and Roddy Ames had two singles and scored a run. Andy Carr had two singles and Brian Liberty doubled. Steve Sandak hit a two-run single.

Husson 030 000 402 – 9 9 0

Colby 000 023 000 – 5 14 5

Dionne, Adolphsen (9) and Kane; Jacobs, Peet (8) and Curatolo, Sandak (6)

USM 9, UMass Boston 4

At Gorham, Brandon Brewer hit a double and two singles to help lead the University of Southern Maine to victory.

Eddie Skeffington had three singles to drive in two runs for the Huskies. Max Arsenault doubled and singled.

Darwin Gonzalez had a triple and two singles and knocked in a run for the University of Massachusetts Boston.

UMass Boston (12-12) 000 011 200 – 4 9 3

Southern Maine (16-6) 000 015 21x – 9 13 3

Conway, Blanchard (6), Donovan (6) and Mondalto; Armandi, Bergeron (7), Fairchild (9) and Arsenault

St. Joseph’s sweeps Lyndon State

At Standish, Aaron Cieslak hit a home run, a double, and a single to knock in two runs and guide Saint Joseph’s College to the 14-0 win over Lyndon State College in the opening game. The Monks also won the second game 11-1.

In the first game, Derek McIntosh homered and singled with two RBIs for St. Joseph’s and Nick Arno hit a solo home run. Mark Clapp had a triple and a double with two RBIs.

Adrian Guyer had two singles for Lyndon State.

In the second game, Jake Rodden tripled and singled and had an RBI for the Monks and Charlie Furbush singled twice with a RBI.

Josh Wells had two singles and scored a run for Lyndon State College.

(First Game)

Lyndon St. 000 000 0 – 0 4 1

St. Joseph’s 212 252 0 – 14 18 0

Cox, Sorensen (5) and Lapham; Stout, Johnson (6) and McIntosh, Wood

(Second Game)

Lyndon St. 000 001 0 – 1 5 5

St. Joseph’s 005 321 x – 11 9 2

Sanborn, Morehouse (4) and Lapham, Durocher; Vasil, Enman (5), Hughes (6) and Rodden, Wood


Maine 5, Colby 2

At Waterville, Dana Grimm hit a two-run single in the first inning to help send the University of Maine past Colby College.

Lauren Dulkis had two singles and an RBI single for the Black Bears, and Brittany Cheney singled and scored a run in the third inning. Kristie Hawkins had an RBI single.

Alexis Pullen went four innings for the win before Candace Jaegge hurled three innings of one-hit, scoreless relief.

Elizabeth Riley doubled for the White Mules, and Essie Widlanski hit an RBI single.

Maine (12-18) 202 100 0 – 5 8 1

Colby (8-11) 011 000 0 – 2 5 2

Pullen, Jaegge (5) and Hawkins; Roehn, Robbins (5) and Widlanski

St. Joseph’s 7-0, UMF 3-9

At Farmington, Megan McCrum hit a home run and a single to drive in three runs and help lead the University of Maine at Farmington to the 9-0 win in the second game over Saint Joseph’s College. The Monks won the first game 7-3.

In the first game, Helene Liaci hit a solo home run for St. Joseph’s College.

McCrum doubled and drove in two runs for UM-Farmington.

In the second game, Stephanie Moriarty fired a one-hitter and Brandi Rideout doubled and singled and had an RBI for UM-Farmington. Cynthia Ravinski singled twice and Kristi Cochin hit a double.

(First Game)

St. Joseph’s 100 105 0 – 7 7 0

UM-Farmington 200 010 0 – 3 4 2

Dowling and Grindle; Stacey, Carmen (6) and Tripp

(Second Game)

St. Joseph’s (11-16) 000 000 – 0 1 1

UM-Farmington (12-8) 000 513 – 9 6 0

Ferguson, Delahanty (4) and Daugherty; Moriarty and Tripp

Thomas 11-8, MMA 5-1

At Castine, Joy Ireland allowed just four hits and one run while fanning 14 to help lead Thomas College to the 8-1 win over Maine Maritime Academy in the second game. Thomas also won the opener 11-5.

In the first game, Jen Lane hit a home run and a single to drive in three runs for Thomas and Kayla Beaudoin doubled and singled with three runs scored. Ireland and Kim Denbow both doubled.

Hillary Arris tripled and singled for Maine Maritime and Amanda Stover doubled to knock in two runs. Jessica Taylor had a double and a single and Amy Asselin singled twice.

In the second game, Beaudoin hit a double to drive in a run for Thomas and Nicole Smith had a single with two RBIs.

Arris had a double and a single for Maine Maritime.

(First Game)

Thomas 200 020 7 – 11 12 2

Maine Maritime 014 000 0 – 5 11 2

Smith and Beaudoin; Arris and Grant

(Second Game)

Thomas (14-12) 420 001 1 – 8 9 0

Maine Maritime (3-8) 000 100 0 – 1 4 4

Ireland and Beaudoin; Cloutier and Arris

USM sweeps UMass Boston

At Boston, Caterina Riitano hit a run-scoring double in the eighth inning to lead the University of Southern Maine to the extra-inning win over the University of Massachusetts Boston in the second game. The Huskies shut out UMass Boston 12-0 in the first game.

In the first game, Riitano hit a home run for the Huskies and Melissa Henderson pitched a five-inning one-hitter, striking out four and not walking anybody.

In the second game, Dawn Ross hit a home run, triple, and a double to plate four runs for Southern Maine. Riitano doubled and singled with two RBIs.

Katherine Wall hit a double and two singles to drive in two runs for the Beacons.

(First Game)

USM 900 30 – 12 5 0

UMass Boston 000 00 – 0 1 3

Henderson and Lipman; Wall and O’Reilly

(Second Game)

USM (15-11-1) 101 120 23 – 10 11 5

UMass Boston (2-18) 000 031 30 – 7 8 4

Mainville, Stivaletta (5), Riitano (5), Henderson (7) and Martin; Peterson, Wall (8) and O’Reilly

Correction: A shorter version of these results ran in the State edition.

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