High school baseball and softball

Black Raiders best 'Stangs in April 30 diamond play

By Staff | May 01, 2014

Thorndike — It was far from a day to remember for the Mount View baseball and softball squads on Wednesday, April 30 as the Mustangs hosted Winslow in a pair of Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B tilts.

In the end both teams came up short as the baseball team dropped a 6-2 decision, while the softball team remained winless as they fell 23-3.

The following is a recap of both contests:

Baseball

Winslow 6, Mount View 2

At Thorndike April 30, the Mustangs spotted the Black Raiders three runs in the first inning and could not rally as they fell by four runs. Winslow scored three in the first, along with two in the fourth and one in the fifth. Mount View tallied both its runs in the fifth inning.

Leading the Mount View offense were David Clark (2 singles), Cole Hannan (single, run) and Jack Axsom (single, run).

Leading Winslow at the plate were Ben Smith (2 singles, run, 2 RBIs), Trevor Lovely (2 singles, RBI), Zach Guptill (single, run), Ryan Dubois (single, run, 2 RBIs), Brandon Ward (single, RBI), Taylor Roy (single, run) and Bobby Chenard (single, run).

Mikey Hustus pitched for Mount View, allowing nine hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. Justin Trask pitched for Winslow, allowing four hits and no walks, while fanning 10.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (1-3, 0.6250 points) is 17th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (4-0, 8.0078 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Winslow 23, Mount View 3

At Thorndike April 30, the Mustangs could not keep pace with the Black Raiders and were downed by 20 runs.

Kersey Boulay and Krysta Porter singled for Mount View.

Leading the Black Raiders were Brooke Haskell (2 hits, 3 RBIs), Jenna Petrovic (2 hits, 4 runs), Hilary Libby (hit, 2 runs) and Hayley Pottle (3 hits, 3 runs).

Dinah Bilodeau pitched for Mount View, allowing 15 hits and 12 walks, with one strikeout. Libby pitched for Winslow, allowing two hits and 15 walks, with 13 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (0-4, no points) is 18th, while Mount Desert Island (3-0, 7.0313 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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