The New Hampshire Fisher Cats hit three home runs and stole home twice on double steals Sunday in a 10-8 Eastern League victory over the Portland Sea Dogs at Hadlock Field.
New Hampshire knocked out Sea Dogs starter CJ Liu in the third inning while building an 8-3 lead. Liu allowed six runs on nine hits in 2 2/3 innings.
Portland’s Niko Kavadas hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Stephen Scott and Christian Koss each hit a two-run homer.
FORMULA ONE: Max Verstappen’s lights-to-flag victory at the Monaco Grand Prix gave the Red Bull driver his fourth victory of the season and extended his championship lead to 39 points over teammate Sergio Perez.
Spanish veteran Fernando Alonso was a season’s best second for Aston Martin as he collected a fifth podium in six races, albeit 28 seconds behind Verstappen, while Frenchman Esteban Ocon secured third place and a rare podium for Alpine.
Red Bull has won every race so far this season.
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Camden’s Cole Anderson overcame a triple bogey and shot an even-par 70 in the third round in Scottsdale, Arizona, to help Florida State stay in contention for the team championship, while Topsham’s Caleb Manuel shot a 73 as his Georgia team slipped just below the cutline with one round left to determine the 15 teams who will advance to the final two days of competition.
Anderson’s triple bogey was the only blemish in a round that included three birdies. He remained at 4 over for the tournament. Florida State was tied for eighth place in the team competition at 13 over – 19 strokes behind first-place Illinois.
Manuel dropped to 7 over, and Georgia was tied for 16th at 22 over.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Izzy Scane scored four goals to set two Northwestern scoring records and lead the top-seeded Wildcats to their first NCAA championship in 11 years with a dominating 18-6 win over Boston College in Cary, North Carolina.
Freshman Madison Taylor also had four goals and Erin Coykendall added three for the Wildcats (21-1), who won their eighth championship, second only to Maryland’s 14.
Boston College (19-4) was in the championship game for the sixth straight time, with only a title in 2021 to show for it.
EUROPEAN TOUR: Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal won the KLM Open by two strokes in Cromvoirt, Netherlands, to claim his ninth title on the European tour, and second in four weeks.
Larrazabal, 40, shot 3-under 69 to finish at 13 under. Fellow Spaniard Adrian Otaegui shot 70 and was alone in second place.
ENGLAND: Everton, which has been in England’s top league since 1954, avoided relegation from the Premier League with a 1-0 win at home against Bournemouth, secured by Abdoulaye Doucoure’s 20-meter strike in the second half.
Everton finished one place above the relegation zone – two points above Leicester, whose 2-1 win over West Ham proved to be in vain.
• Leeds’ three-season stay in the Premier League is over after a 4-1 home defeat to Tottenham.
Harry Kane and Pedro Porro scored early in each half to put Spurs 2-0 ahead and, although Jack Harrison reduced the deficit, Kane struck a game-clinching second goal in what could be his last game for the London club.
• Aston Villa ended its 13-year European exile with a nervy 2-1 win against visiting Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday.
First-half strikes from Douglas Luiz and Ollie Watkins ensured that Villa finished the season in seventh place and qualified for the Europa Conference League.
Brighton had already secured sixth place and a spot in the Europa League.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Samuel Blais scored two goals to rally Canada to a 5-2 victory over Germany in the gold medal match at Tampere, Finland.
It’s a record 28th world title for Canada, one more than Russia. Germany has never won the championship.
In the bronze medal game, defenseman Kristian Rubins scored his second goal 1:22 into overtime to give Latvia a 4-3 victory over the United States. It’s the first medal for Latvia, which had a previous best of seventh place.
The U.S. lost in the bronze medal game for the second straight year. The U.S. team was cruising through the tournament with eight straight wins until it was defeated Saturday by Germany in the semifinals, 4-3 in overtime.
GIRO d’ITALIA: Primoz Roglic expanded his Grand Tour portfolio by winning the Giro d’Italia to add to his three Spanish Vuelta titles.
Roglic finished 14 seconds ahead of Geraint Thomas. It’s the smallest finishing gap between the top riders in the Giro since Eddy Merckx won by 12 seconds ahead of Gianbattista Baronchelli in 1974.
Mark Cavendish, who recently announced that he will retire at the end of this season, won the 21st and final stage in a sprint finish.