NHIAA Tournament Roundup: Campbell advances in Div. III softball
Campbell's Emily Paquin beats the throw to Bow's Madison Stanley at third during Friday's game in Litchfield. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Second-ranked Campbell will host No. 7 Stevens of Claremont on Monday at 4 p.m.
Emily Paquin (two hits, three RBIs), Brittany McNulla (two hits, three RBIs) and Shelbie Trompke (two hits) led Campbell’s offense.
Franklin 4, Berlin 2: Eighth-seeded Franklin scored twice in the second inning thanks to five walks to take a 3-1 lead and added an insurance run in the fifth frame when Mariah Gauthier walked, stole second base and later scored on an Amber Vogt single.
With the score 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh and Newport threatening with runners on base, Parce notched a strikeout to close the game. Sophie Willis had three of Newport’s five hits and pitcher Stephanie Carl had a solo home run in the sixth to make it 3-1.
Gilford got its first run in the first inning when Strout hit a triple and courtesy runner Kristina Hayden scored on a Lisa Osborne fielder’s choice. Gilford got its other two runs in the bottom of the third with two outs, knocking three straight singles to score the runs.