SOFTBALL

South Portland at Noble

Thursday, April 20, 2017

NOBLE 2, SOUTH PORTLAND 1, 9 INNINGS

NOBLE 2, SOUTH PORTLAND 1: Kelsey Lessard beat out a two-out grounder down the third-base line as Lauren Sanger scored from third in the bottom of the ninth to give the Knights (1-0) a win over the Red Riots (0-2) in South Berwick.

Raegan Kelly pitched a complete game for Noble, striking out 14 while outdueling Stephanie Aceto, who had eight strikeouts.

South Portland took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Kaylee Whitten reached on an error and scored on a three-base error. Noble countered in the bottom of the inning, with Kelly doubling and scoring on Kassidy Lessard’s single.

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Batteries—S. Aceto and A. Aceto; Kelly and Aleva.
WP—Kelly (1-0).
WP—S. Aceto (0-1).
2B—N, Kelly, Dorr.
Repeat hitters—SP, Whitten, S. Aceto 3; N, Kelly, Ka. Lessaard,Ke. Lessard, Dorr