Belfast baseball victorious, other Waldo County squads falter on roadMount View suffers tough defeats to host Windjammers
It was an otherwise down day on the diamond for Waldo County high school baseball and softball squads on Wednesday, May 21 as Belfast and Mount View hit the coast — with only one of the four squads returning home with a win.
The Lion baseball team secured a 12-0 victory over Medomak Valley of Waldoboro, while the Lion softball team, along with both Mustangs squads, who played at Camden Hills of Rockport, fell in their respective contests.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Camden Hills 9, Mount View 2
At Rockport May 21, the Windjammers picked up their sixth win and prevailed by seven runs.
Leading Camden Hills at the plate were Hannah Bode (single), Maddie Bowman (2 singles, 2 runs), Natalie Hamalainen (double, single, run, RBI), Juliana Haynes (single, run), Bekah Hilt (single, run) and Charlotte Messer (2 singles, run).
For Mount View, Kersey Boulay (single, run), Dinah Bilodeau (double, single), Krysta Porter (2 singles), Alex Fowler (3 singles) and Lindsay Morong (single) paced the offense.
Camden Hills pitching allowed nine hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts. Dinah Bilodeau pitched for Mount View, allowing nine hits and three walks, with one strikeout.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (6-6, 38.2813 points) is seventh, while Mount View (2-10, 4.7266 points) is 17th. Nokomis of Newport (12-0, 71.3281 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Medomak Valley 5, Belfast 1
At Waldoboro May 21, the Panthers plated all five of their runs in the first inning and roared to victory over the Lions. Belfast scored its lone run in the seventh inning.
Leading Medomak Valley at the plate was Hannah Marks (triple, 2 RBIs), Lauren Guptill (2 singles, RBI) and Stephanie Hill (2 singles).
For Belfast, Ashley Littlefield (single) and Mariah Sturgis (single) paced the offense.
Marks pitched for the Panthers, allowing two hits and no walks, with eight strikeouts.
Littlefield pitched for Belfast, allowing seven hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts.
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (5-7, 26.4063 points) is 10th, while Medomak Valley (4-8, 20.5078 points) is 11th. Nokomis (12-0, 72.6953 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Belfast 12, Medomak Valley 0 (5 inns.)
At Waldoboro May 21 the Lions roared out of the gate in the early innings and prevailed via the mercy rule. Belfast scored four runs in the first, six in the second and two in the third.
Leading Belfast at the plate were Alex Flagg (2 singles, stolen base, 2 runs), Emery Dinsmore (2 singles, 2 runs), Greg Clark (home run), Drew Stanley (double, single, 3 runs, RBI), Lucien Gordley-Smith (3 singles, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Zach Collier (single, run, RBI), Matt Smith (double, single, stolen base, run, 3 RBIs) and Sam Kulikowski (single, RBI).
For Medomak Valley, Micah Williamson doubled and singled, while Nicholas DePatsy also had a base hit.
Dinsmore went the distance on the mound for the Lions, as the left-hander allowed three hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts. Williamson and Adam Wilcox pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing 15 hits and no walks, with seven strikeouts.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (6-6, 35.1563 points) is seventh, while Medomak Valley (3-9, 8.2031 points) is 18th. Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (9-2, 68.9453 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 17 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 2, Mount View 0
At Rockport May 21, the Windjammers plated one run in the first and second innings and received a strong outing from pitcher Sam Berry en route to their ninth win.
Berry allowed three hits on the hill for the Windjammers, walking one and striking out seven in the victory. Nathan Wren also had a strong outing for the Mustangs, allowing only four hits and three walks, with three strikeouts.
Offensively, Henry Laurita (2 singles), Sam Gimlewicz (double) and Andrew Hall (single) paced Camden Hills, while Emmett Shell, Wren and Mikey Hustus singled for Mount View.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (9-3, 68.9453 points) is second, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (9-2, 68.9453 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.