Searsport softball blanks Patriots for sixth winMount View squads, Viking baseball fall short in May 27 action
Amidst soggy conditions, the Searsport and Mount View baseball and softball teams hit the field on Tuesday, May 27 as all four Waldo County high school squads hoped to secure late-season wins.
The Viking softball team was the lone squad to prevail on the day, while the Viking baseball team — along with both Mustang squads — could not notch victories.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Searsport 15, Bangor Christian 0 (5 inns.)
At Searsport May 27, the Vikings bested the host Patriots via the mercy rule. Searsport scored two runs in the first inning, six in the second and seven in the fourth.
Leading Searsport at the plate were Allison Walker (3 runs), Brittany Ward (triple, 3 runs), Libby Lane (run), Melinda Ogden (double, run), Brianna Boyle (run), Anna Buckiln (single, run), Alicen Brooks (2 runs), Jaci Harriman (2 runs) and Alivia Cross (single, run).
Caitlyn Wallinga singled in the fourth inning for the lone hit for Bangor Christian.
Ward tossed a one-hit shutout for the Vikings, walking one and hitting one batter, while striking out eight in strong work from the pitching circle. Ashleigh Collins pitched for the Patriots, allowing four hits and nine walks.
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (6-7, 28.4821 points) is fourth, while Richmond (9-0, 48.7479 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.
Maine Central Institute 15, Mount View 8
At Pittsfield May 27, the Huskies scored multiple runs in every inning and roared past the visiting Mustangs. MCI scored three runs in the first, four in the sixth and two in the second, third, fourth and fifth frames, while Mount View scored three in the second and sixth innings and one in the fifth and seventh, respectively.
Leading the ‘Stangs at the plate were Emily English (2 singles), Kersey Boulay (double), Krysta Porter (double, Taylor Shunk (double) and Alex Fowler (double).
For MCI, Haley Stewart (2 singles), Paige Topel (double, single), Rheanna Lawn (2 singles), Bri Lose (double), Katie George (double) and Ryleigh Lord (double) paced the offense.
Porter pitched for Mount View, while Stewart and Jody Bickford pitched for MCI.
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-11, 4.7266 points) is 18th, while Hermon (12-0, 89.2578 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Maine Central Institute 2, Mount View 1
At Pittsfield May 27, the Huskies picked up the victory in a low-scoring affair with the Mustangs. All three runs were scored in the fourth inning.
David Clark rapped two singles and Erik Larrabee an RBI-double for Mount View, while Mitchell Hallee (double) and Tyler Peppard (single) paced MCI.
Emmett Shell pitched for Mount View, allowing two hits and hit one batter, with one strikeout. Austin Tolman pitched for MCI, allowing three hits and five walks, with five strikeouts.
In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (3-10, 10.7422 points) is 17th, while Camden Hills (10-3, 81.8359 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Bangor Christian 3, Searsport 1
At Searsport May 27, the Patriots scored twice in the top of the seventh inning and prevailed over the host Vikings. Bangor Christian added another run in the third, while Searsport scored in the fifth.
Leading Searsport at the plate were Barrett Grant (2 singles), Mitchell Philbrook (single, RBI), Troy Reynolds (single) and Kyle Grant (run).
For Bangor Christian, Zac Palmeter (double, 2 singles, 2 runs), Josh Palmeter (single), Dave Peters (single) and Dean Grass (run) paced the offense.
Reynolds toed the rubber for Searsport, allowing five hits and five walks, with seven strikeouts. Seth Pearson pitched for Bangor Christian, allowing four hits and no walks, with four strikeouts.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (8-6, 24.7675 points) is fourth, while Richmond (7-1, 52.5641 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.