Thursday, April 24, 2014
Kennebec Journal Staff
AUGUSTA -- Arika Brochu pitched a perfect game as the Cony softball team picked up a 12-0 win over Brunswick in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game that ended after five innings due to the mercy rule.
Cony pitcher Arika Brochu delivers a pitch during the Rams’ 12-0 win over Brunswick on Wednesday at Cony Family Field in Augusta. Brochu pitched five perfect innings for Cony.
Staff photo by Joe Phelan
CONY HIGH SCHOOL’S Olivia Deeves hits the ball during the Rams’ 12-0 win Wednesday at Cony Family Field in Augusta. Deeves had two doubles for the Rams.
Staff photo by Joe Phelan
Brochu struck out eight batters to earn her third win of the season for Cony (3-0). She also had two singles a a double for the Rams.
Olivia Deeves had two doubles, a single and drove in a pair of runs for Cony. Alyssah Dennett and Sonja Morse each had a single and a double.
Brunswick falls to 0-3.
Madison 3, Hall-Dale 0: Erika Parker had a triple and two singles as Madison beat Hall-Dale to improve to 3-0, in Madison.
Emily McKenney pitched a complete game shutout, allowing six hits, walking three and striking out seven to earn the win for Madison (3-0).
Morgan Lavasseur and Morgan Rush each had two singles for Hall-Dale (1-1).
Spruce Mountain 6, Oak Hill 5: Pattie Ryan walked, then scored on an error as the Phoenix scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning on their way to a Mountain Valley Conference win over the Raiders.
Emily Acritelli had an RBI single in the seventh to tie the game for Spruce Mountain (1-2).
Kayle Veilleux had a double, while Alyssa Rouleau had two singles for Oak Hill (0-2).
Monmouth 10, Mt. Abram 7: Kyle Kemp had three singles as the Mustangs won their season opener, in Salem.
Taylor Jordan had a double, a triple and a single for Mt. Abram (1-1). Paxton Lessard pitched a complete game to earn the win for Monmouth (1-0).
Erskine 13, Mt. Ararat 4: Alyssa Gartley had four singles and struck out five hitters to lead Erskine to a win over Mt. Ararat to a KVAC A win in Topsham.
Phoebe Cram had four singles for Erskine (2-2), while Taylor Boucher had three singles. Emma Robertson had a double for Erskine.
Taylor Pare had two doubles for Mt. Ararat (1-3).
Gardiner 10, Leavitt 3: Brittany Rollins pitched a complete game and added a pair of hits to lead the Tigers to the KVAC B win in Turner.
Rollins allowed six hits, struck out eight and didn't issue a walk. she also singled, doubled and drove in a pair of runs. Kylee Granholm singled three times for Gardiner (3-0) while Steph Plourde addd a two-run single. Leavitt is 1-2.
Erskine 6, Mt. Ararat 2: Sophomore Jake Rideout allowed five hits, struck out nine and didn't walk a batter to lead Erskine to its first win of the season.
The Eagles scored four runs in the fifth inning on two-run singles from Shawn Soucie and Jeff Pulver. Ryan Rodrigue and Pulver each doubled and singled for Erskine (1-3) while Trent Charnock had two doubles and single for Mt. Ararat (2-2).
Leavitt 6, Gardiner 3: The Hornets took advantage of 10 Gardiner walks en route to the KVAC B win in Turner.
Winning pitcher Josh Bunker allowed three hits, fanned seven and walked one. Brian Bedard singled twice for Leavitt (3-0) while Ian Lane had a two-run double for Gardiner (1-2).
Brunswick 8, Cony 3: The Dragons scored six runs in the second inning on three hits and three walks on their way to a KVAC A win over the Rams in Augusta.
Charlie Lowell had two hits for Brunswick (1-3).
Mitchell Caron had a double for Cony (2-1).
Madison 14, Hall-Dale 0, 5 innings: Freshman Chase Malloy pitched a complete game, allowing one hit, as Madison won a game shortened to five innings by the 10-run rule, in Madison.
Malloy did not walk a batter and threw 57 pitches to earn the win for Madison (1-2). Garrett Emery had two doubles, a single and two RBIs, while Rhett McKenney had a double, a single and two RBIs for Madison.
Nat Crocker had the lone hit for Hall-Dale (1-1).
Spruce Mountain 2, Oak Hill 1, 10 innings: Scott Hall's two-out single in the 10th inning scored Matt Vigue with the winning run.
Vigue also scored in the first inning for Spruce Mountain (1-2). Oak Hill (1-1) tied the game in the sixth when Ryan Reardon scored on a Parker Asselin single.
Payton Kennison struck out 14 and walked one, pitching all 10 innings for the Phoenix for the win. Reardon and Sam Morin combined to strikeout 13 for Oak Hill.
Editor's note: This roundup was edited at 2:05 p.m. Thursday, April 25 to correct Phoebe Cram's name.