Mustang baseball team prevails in 'road' contestSearsport squads, Mount View softball also in action
The Mount View and Searsport baseball and softball squads were in action on the diamond Friday, May 2, with only the Mustang baseball team prevailing in an unconventional “away” contest.
The Mustang baseball team posting a 5-1 win in Thorndike, while the Mustang softball team dropped a 10-0 decision in Gardiner.
The baseball game was scheduled to be played in Gardiner, but was moved to Thorndike due to the Tigers' unplayable field conditions.
The Viking baseball and softball squads both fell in their respective contests as the baseball team lost 7-1 and the softball team fell 14-2.
The following is a recap of recent diamond results:
Mount View 5, Gardiner 1
At Thorndike May 2, the Mustangs added crucial insurance runs in the late innings and bested the Tigers. Gardiner was the home team in the game and scored its lone run in the fourth inning, while Mount View scored twice in the sixth inning and thrice in the seventh.
Leading the Mount View hit parade were Mike Hustus (single, run), Erik Larrabee (2 singles, 2 runs, RBI), David Clark (3 singles, 2 runs, RBI), Kenny McGray (single), Cole Hannah (single, RBI), Seth Davis (single) and Emmett Shell (single).
Logan Peacock, Josh Mashke and Nic Berube singled for Gardiner.
McGray went the distance on the hill for Mount View, allowing three hits and two walks, with five strikeouts. Brady Smith and Peacock combined to allow 10 hits, while fanning six for Gardiner.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-3, 1.9922 points) is 14th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (5-0, 10.7422 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Bucksport 7, Searsport 1
At Searsport May 2, the Vikings managed only two hits on the day as the Golden Bucks prevailed by six runs. Bucksport scored two runs in the second inning and one each in the first, third, fourth, sixth and seventh frames, while Searsport scored one in the seventh.
Jay Burkard and Eric Phillips singled for Searsport, while Mitchell Philbrook scored the team's lone run.
For Bucksport, Jack Cyr (2 singles, 2 RBIs, run), Asher Bowden (2 singles, RBI), Carter Deriden (single, run), Dylan Soper (2 doubles, RBI, run), Jake Gauvin (single, RBI, run), Matthew Stewart 2 runs) and Josh Gray (single, run) paced the offense.
Troy Reynolds went the distance on the mound for Searsport, allowing nine hits and five walks, with two strikeouts. Bowden pitched for Bucksport, allowing two hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (0-2, no points) is ninth, while Richmond (2-0, 6.4103 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.
Gardiner 10, Mount View 0
At Gardiner May 2, the Tigers got a three-run home run from Katelyn Boyington, which helped the hosts roar to a double-digit win. Gardiner scored five runs in the third inning, one in the fifth and four more in the sixth.
Leading the Tigers were Lily Chepke (single, 2 runs, RBI), Morgan Carver (single, run, 2 RBIs), Lauren Chadwick (single, run, 2 RBIs), Katelyn Boyington (home run, 3 RBIs, 3 runs), Mary Tolman (single), Nicole Chadwick (2 singles, run) and Lauren Boyet (single, run).
For Mount View, Kersey Boulay (single), Dinah Bilodeau (double) and Reanna Boulay (single) paced the offense.
Bilodeau pitched for Mount View, allowing eight hits and five walks, with two strikeouts. Rollins tossed a three-hit shutout for Gardiner.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (0-5, no points) is 18th, while Old Town (5-0, 11.3281 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Bucksport 14, Searsport 2 (5 inns.)
At Searsport May 2, the Vikings could not keep pace with the Golden Bucks and fell via the mercy rule. Searsport scored one run in the third and fourth innings, while Bucksport scored four in the second, seven in the third and three more in the fifth.
Karigen Coffin had the lone hit for Searsport, while Melinda Ogden and Meghan Grant each scored runs. Alanna Davis (double), Jenn Pye (2 singles), Kim Nason (double), Sam Goode (2 singles), Madysen Robichaud (single) and Kaylee Grindle (single) paced Bucksport.
Brittany Ward pitched for the Vikings, allowing eight hits and 15 walks, with two strikeouts.
Goode pitched for the Golden Bucks, allowing one hit and four walks, with two strikeouts.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (0-2, no points) is seventh, while Richmond (2-0, 5.1020 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.