The Lowell Catholic baseball team clinched the Catholic Conference League Small championship on Sunday with a doubleheader sweep of Cristo Rey, 11-0 and 6-2.

High schools

The wins put LC's overall record at 16-2.

In Game 1, Brandon Bursey got the win on the mound, while James Sullivan had a triple, 2 RBI and 3 stolen bases, Christian Kyle had a hit and 2 RBI, and Connor Sullivan, Matt Franchi, Kyle Rafferty, Andrew Fisher and Bursey all had 1 ribbie.

In Game 2, Devin Carvalho got the win on the hill while Bursey had a hit and 2 RBI, Jesse Caisse was 2-for-3 with an RBI, Dan Gillette and Eric Maxfield drove in runs and Franchi and Brett Iannazzo had 1 hit each.

BASEBALL

Acton-Boxboro clipped Waltham 11-5, scoring 4 runs in the first inning and never looking back.

Senior Lewis Heinlein hit two balls out of the park for A-B, one a two-run shot and the other a solo blast.

Jose Geller had 3 hits and 3 RBI, while Nick Clabault and Alex Jones had 2 hits each. Davis Fallon earned the win on the mound.

The Colonials are tied for first in the Dual County League with Lincoln-Sudbury and the teams will meet Wednesday in Acton with the title at stake.

Littleton trounced West Boylston 10-1, improving to a perfect 15-0.

Sophomore Connor Bassett crushed a 3-run home run, and starting pitcher Brad Saltsman (5ip, 2h, 0r, 2bb, 4k) took care of the rest for the Tigers.

SOFTBALL

Chelmsford scored two runs in the 10th inning on Shannon Nagle's 2-run double and defeated host Methuen, 4-2, in a Merrimack Valley Conference clash between two of the league's top Division 1 teams.

The result left Chelmsford, Methuen, Central Catholic, Dracut and Tewksbury in a logjam at or near the top of the D1 standings with a week left. Chelmsford (9-3 MVC, 12-4 overall) hosts Dracut Monday at 7 p.m. at Southwell Field.

On Sunday, in a continuation of a game started on Friday, Meg Dugas and Libby Mercuri both singled in the 10th and both rode home on junior second baseman Nagle's two-bagger.

Jackie Arndt went all 10 for the win, scattering 8 hits and fanning 4. Freshman Dugas was 4-for-4 with a double and Abby Desrosiers had 2 hits.

Shawsheen Tech left the bases loaded in both the first and second ininngs and fell to host Bishop Fenwick, 5-0.

Kennedy Harper had a double and single for Shawsheen, while Mariah Wentzell had 1 hit, was on base 3 times and stole 3 bases. Katie Welch and Mikayla Porcaro also had basehits.

Shawsheen is 8-8 and must win one of its remaining two games (both vs. Whittier Tech) to make the MIAA Tournament.

GIRLS TENNIS

The Westford Academy first doubles team of Natalie Bishop and Katie Hughes advanced through to the semifinals of the MIAA North Sectional individual tennis tournament on Sunday before bowing out.

Bishop and Hughes defeated Lexington, 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinals, before losing to Concord-Carlisle's Sarah Yang and Meredith Block in the semis 30 minutes later. That score was 6-0, 6-4.

Westford's second doubles team of Janie Huang and Sydney Kim lost to Andover High's Pooja Mukund and Paige Webster in the quarterfinals, 6-4, 6-2.

Andover and Concord-Carlisle will meet in the North final next Saturday at Lexington High.

Westford finishes its regular season with matches against Concord-Carlisle Monday and Acton-Boxboro Sunday prior to the state team tournament.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Littleton bombed Leominster 15-2 as Kelsey Doran, Amanda Crory and Bridget Schofield all scored three-goal hat tricks for the Tigers.

Doran had 2 assists as well, while Stephanie Centile picked up 3 assists.

Nashoba Tech edged Matignon 13-11 behind a 5-goal effort from Sydney Delforte .

Shaylene Hegarty added 4 goals, 2 assists for Nashoba, while Camryn Malone had 3 goals and Amber Uzzell 2 goals and 2 assists.

Goalie Julie LaFleur made 12 saves for NT (6-8-1).