High school baseball and softball

Belfast, Searsport baseball collect wins, other county teams fall

Viking baseball notches fifth straight victory in May 14 action
By Staff | May 15, 2014

Runs were scored in bunches for games featuring Waldo County high school baseball and softball teams on Wednesday, May 14, though only some of those runs benefited those squads.

Among the winners in Wednesday's action were the Lion and Viking baseball teams, while the Belfast softball squad and both Mount View baseball and softball squads fell in their respective contests.

The following is a recap of reported results from that day's action:

Baseball

Searsport 19, Deer Isle-Stonington 1 (5 inns.)

At Searsport May 14, the Vikings surged to their fifth straight win, and in convincing fashion, over the visiting Mariners. Searsport scored three runs in the first inning, four in the second, eight in the third and four more in the fourth.

Leading Searsport at the plate were Eric Phillips (2 singles, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Barrett Grant (double, single, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Kyle Moore (single, 2 runs), Troy Reynolds (double, 4 RBIs, run), Kyle Grant (2 singles, 2 RBIs, run), Jay Burkard (double, 2 singles, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Mitchell Philbrook (single, double, 2 runs) and Brayden Perkins (2 singles, RBI, run).

Patt Duddy doubled for the Mariners, while Jordan Eaton and Krisford Melanio singled.

Powell, Grant and Philbrook pitched for Searsport, while Melanio and McManus pitched for Deer Isle-Stonington.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (5-3, 9.7879 points) is fifth, while Richmond (5-1, 20.6114 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 11, Mount View 0 (5 inns.)

At Thorndike May 14, the Mustangs rapped five hits, but could not plate runs and were downed by the Eagles. Lincoln Academy allowed six runs in the first inning, one in the third and two in both the fourth and fifth frames.

Nathan Wren tripled, while Emmett Shell, Mikey Hustus, Joey Danna and Erik Larrabee singled for Mount View.

Leading Lincoln Academy at the plate were Sawyer Pinkham (2 singles, run, 3 RBIs), Devin Scherer (single), A.J. Oliver (3 singles, run, 2 RBIs), Wally Morris (2 singles, 2 runs, RBI) and Travis Creamer (single, 2 runs, RBI).

Hustus and Shell pitched for Mount View, allowing eight hits and four walks, with three strikeouts. Scherer tossed a five-hitter for Lincoln Academy, walking one and striking out eight.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-7, 2.7344 points) is 19th (last), while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (8-1, 48.4375 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Lincoln Academy 19, Mount View 3

At Thorndike May 14, the Eagles soared to a convincing win over the Mustangs. Mount View scored runs in the first, second and fifth innings, while Lincoln Academy scored five in the first, one in the second, six in the fourth and seven in the seventh.

Leading the 'Stangs at the plate were Kersey Boulay (single), Krysta Porter (single) and Halle Reynolds (single).

For the Eagles, Alyx York (triple, 2 single) and Miranda Achorn (4 singles) paced the offense.

Dinah Bilodeau pitched for Mount View, while Abby Farrin worked the circle for Lincoln Academy.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-7, 4.7266 points) is 16th, while Nokomis of Newport (9-0, 38.5156 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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