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GORHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The Southern Maine baseball team gave their fans plenty of reasons to cheer during their home opener as the 8th-ranked Huskies beat Colby 12-1.

One month and 20 games into their season USM showed no signs of getting re-acclimated to their home ballpark a day after holding in their first practice on that field this season.

Ten different Huskies had at least one hit including freshman Paul McDonough (Wells), who went 4-for-4 with 2 runs and 3 runs batted in. Scarborough's Chris Bernared also had a perfect day at the plate (2-for-2, 2 R, RBI).

Starting pitcher NIck George allowed four hits, an earned run, and struck out three in six innings for the win (2-0). All-American Logan Carman, who's working his way back from injury, pitched two scoreless innings striking out four batters and givng up a walk and a hit.

Southern Maine (17-4) will host Husson on Thursday. Colby (10-5), which dropped its third straight game, will play a three-game weekend series with Bowdoin starting on Friday.

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