MMA sports roundup



CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy Mariners upped their North Atlantic Conference lacrosse record to 4-0 this week with a 20-5 win over Green Mountain College on Saturday.

Brady Harrison and Peter Moore had six points each — Harrison with four goals and two assists and Moore with two goals and four assists.

Bronson Guimond and Nicholas Betti scored three goals each; Cameron Wyman, Tim Grant and A.J. Larrabee had two each; and Nick Snelling and Wade Severance had single tallies.

James Wilgus and Gavin Cote had two saves each in goal for the Mariners, who are now 4-4 overall for the season.

In the final season of softball at MMA, the Lady Mariners dropped a pair of doubleheaders this week as their record dipped to 0-2 in the conference and 2-6 overall.

Facing Husson University in Bangor on Thursday, April 3, a two-run walk-off double by Sami Schultz lifted the Eagles to a 6-5 win in the first game.

MMA pitcher Abby Yeo of Bucksport had knotted the score for the Lady Mariners with a grand slam home run in the top of the sixth.

Lauren McKenna then was hit by a pitch and scored on a double by Ashlee Knight to put MMA up 5-4 before the Eagles rallied for the win.

In the five-inning second game, the Eagles rolled to an 8-0 win as pitcher Kayla Merrill pitched a two-hitter for Husson.

On Monday in Castine, the Castleton State Spartans posted 9-5 and 4-3 wins over the Lady Mariners.

In the first game, the Spartans snapped a 4-4 tie with five runs in the fifth inning.

In game two, MMA rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the bottom of the third inning when Andi Flannery lashed a two-run double and then scored when Erica Taylor reached on a fielder’s choice.

The Spartans scored the game-winner in the sixth.

The Lady Mariners were slated to host Husson yesterday (Wednesday) in a 4 p.m. doubleheader.

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Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]
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