July 18, 2019

St. Joe’s, Castleton advance with wins in NAC tourney Husson battles UM-Farmington today

STANDISH – St. Joseph’s defeated Husson 10-1 and Castleton State beat UMaine-Farmington 16-1 in North Atlantic Conference baseball playoff games Friday.

The double-elimination tourney resumes today with Husson and UMF squaring off in an elimination game, followed by St. Joseph’s against Castleton.

In the nightcap, Sam Tupper scattered one run on eight hits and struck out eight in a complete-game effort as Saint Joseph’s thumped Husson of Bangor.

Mark Clapp hit an RBI single in the first inning and added an RBI double in the third for the Monks. Chris Doughty and Dan Enman each added RBI singles in the third.

Jeff Miller and Bryan Biggers had two singles apiece for Husson.

In the first game, Chris Regis hit a double and two singles to drive in four runs to lead Castleton State College of Vermont past the University of Maine at Farmington in the North Atlantic Conference first round, double-elimination tournament.

Travis Bass had three singles and three RBIs for Castleton State and Eric Anderson hit a double and two singles with three runs scored.

Tyler Hanson doubled and knocked in a run for the Beavers and Matt Judkins doubled.

(First Game)

UM-Farmington (8-15) 000 000 001 – 1 5 4

Castleton St. (26-10) 046 031 11x – 16 18 1

Hemdal, Melanson (3), Feltis (8) and Hanson; Cummings, Cahill (8), Turner (9) and Bouck

(Second Game)

Husson (12-21) 000 010 000 – 1 8 2

Saint Joseph’s (28-8) 203 200 03x – 10 13 1

DeRosa, Adolphsen (4), Morris (6), Cushing (8) and Robicheau; Tupper and Adams

Wheaton 11, Southern Maine 1

At Gorham, Brandon Leonard hit two doubles and knocked in two runs to lead Wheaton College to the victory over the University of Southern Maine.

Junior Louie Bernardi allowed one run on five hits to improve to 7-0 for Wheaton.

Eddie Skeffington singled twice for the Huskies and Ryan Bourque knocked in a run.

Wheaton (30-10) 001 320 032 – 11 10 1

USM (23-13) 000 000 010 – 1 5 3

Bernardini, Shepard (9) and Laplante; Burleson, Blackman (5), Curran (6), Gray (9) and Arsenault, Yanni (8)

Bowdoin 10, Colby 0

At Brunswick, Jon Koperniak knocked an RBI triple in the first inning to get host Bowdoin started en route to the win over Colby of Waterville.

Nick Lawler, Joe Berte, Koperniak and Pat Duchette each had an RBI single in a four-run fourth inning for the Polar Bears.

Tom Salemy, Andy Carr and Steve Sandak all singled for Colby.

Colby (7-22) 000 000 000 – 0 3 3

Bowdoin (18-12) 200 620 00x – 10 12 3

Clark, Moore (4), Henry (7), Brady (8) and Sandak; Evans, Chenelle (8), Merry (9) and Buckley


Keene State 5, Southern Maine 0

At Providence, RI, junior Ashlee Nicholson scatted four hits to earn the shutout victory and improve to 14-1 and lead No. 2 Keene State College past No. 5 University of Southern Maine of Gorham.

With the loss, the Huskies are eliminated from the tournament.

Kaitly Conklin tripled and singled to drive in two runs for Keene State.

Senior Christen Lachapelle led the Huskies with three singles.

Southern Maine (19-22) 000 000 0 – 0 4 2

Keene State (26-6) 010 121 x – 5 13 1

Grondin and Sevigny; Nicholson and Scata

Lasell 6, Husson 5

At Newton, Mass., sophomore Tiffany Perla drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead Lasell College past Husson College of Bangor in the North Atlantic Conference Tournament.

Husson dropped both games on the day, losing to the University of Maine at Farmington 6-3.

Perla had a double and two singles with three RBIs for the Lasers.

Correction: A shorter version of this article appeared in the State edition.

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