High school baseball and softball

Vikings, Mustangs among May 12 diamond winners

Searsport baseball, softball ride impressive win streaks
By Staff | May 13, 2014

All six Waldo County high school baseball and softball squads were in action on the diamond Monday, May 12, a scenario that saw a mixed bag or results.

Among the winners were the Searsport baseball and softball teams, along with the Mount View softball squad, while the Mount View baseball team, along with both Belfast baseball and softball squads, came up short.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Searsport 7, Bangor Christian 5

At Bangor May 12, the Vikings won their fourth straight game — this time with a triumph over the two-time defending state Class D champions. Searsport scored one run in the second, three in the third and three in the fourth, while Bangor Christian scored two in the first, one in the third and two in the sixth.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Kyle Grant (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Eric Phillips (single, 2 runs), Barrett Grant (single, 2 runs), Jake Powell (double, 2 runs), Kyle Moore (single, RBI), Troy Reynolds (double) and Mitchell Philbrook (single, run).

For the Patriots, Tucker Rice (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Cody Collins (2 singles, run), Seth Pearson (double, run) and David Peters (single) paced the offense.

Troy Reynolds went the distance on the hill for Searsport, allowing six hits and five walks, with five strikeouts. Rice, Josh Palmeter and Pearson pitched for Bangor Christian, allowing eight hits and six walks, with five strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (4-3, 9.1629 points) is third, while Wiscasset (3-4, 13.2813 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 8, Belfast 3

At Waldoboro May 12, the Eagles tacked on seven runs over their final three frames and bested the visiting Lions. Lincoln Academy scored three runs in both the fourth and fifth innings and another in the seventh, while Belfast scored one in the fifth stanza and two more in the sixth.

Leading the Lions at the plate were Drew Stanley (2 singles) and Alex Canning (home run), while the Eagles were paced by Wally Morris (2 singles) and Tyler Stevens (single, double).

Sawyer Pinkham got the win on the hill for Lincoln Academy, while Lucien Gordley-Smith took the loss for Belfast.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (3-5, 12.3047 points) is 11th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (8-0, 40.4297 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Morse 5, Mount View 2

At Bath May 12, the Shipbuilders prevailed by three runs over the Mustangs. Mount View scored one run in both the second and fourth innings, while Morse scored two runs in the first inning and one run each in the third, fourth and fifth frames.

Nathan Wren pitched for the 'Stangs, allowing seven hits, four walks and one hit batter, with two strikeouts. Zach Holbrook, Rick Warren and Tait Nyguard pitched for the Shipbuilders, allowing three hits, six walks and one hit batter, with three strikeouts.

Leading Mount View at the plate were Erik Larrabee (single), Wren (single) and Emmett Shell (single, RBI).

For Morse, Zach Holbrook (single, run), Trenton Moore (single, run), Andrew Lacavera (2 singles, run) and Dakota Jacobs (2 singles) paced the offense.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-6, 2.7344 points) is 19th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (8-0, 40.4297 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Searsport 25, Bangor Christian 7 (5 inns.)

At Bangor May 12, the Vikings surged to their third straight winning, besting the Patriots via the merct rule. Searsport scored two runs in the first inning, two in the second, 14 in the third and seven more in the fifth. Bangor Christian tallied two runs in the first, one in the fourth and four in the fifth.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Brittany Ward (double, 2 singles, 3 runs), Melinda Ogden (single, 2 runs), Boyle (triple, double, single, 3 runs), Alicen Brooks (triple, 3 singles, 4 runs), Anna Bucklin (2 singles, 3 runs), Jaci Harriman (2 singles, 4 runs) and Cross (single, run).

Ward pitched for the Vikings, allowing three hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts. Maggie McDonald pitched for the Patriots, allowing 16 hits and nine walks, with seven strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (3-4, 5.5357 points) is fourth, while Richmond (5-0, 16.3074 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 7, Morse 5

At Bath May 12, the 'Stangs broke a 5-5 tie in the sixth inning with a two-run double by Kersey Boulay, which proved the difference in the win over the Shipbuilders. Mount View scored one run in the first inning, four in the third and two in the sixth, while Morse scored one in the first and four in the fifth.

Leading the visitors at the plate were Boulay (double, single, 2 RBIs), Dinah Bilodeau (home run, single, 4 RBIs), Krysta Porter (single, double), Alex Fowler (single, RBI), Emily English (single), Taylor Shunk (single) and Brittany Dugal (single).

For the hosts, Lauren Chandler, Hope Faulkingham and Meghan Stover rapped two singles, while Aleshia Aucoin added one single.

Bilodeau pitched for Mount View, allowing seven hits and three walks, with six strikeouts. Jacelyn McNeill pitched for Morse, allowing nine hits and one walk, with two strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-6, 3.3594 points) is 17th, while Nokomis of Newport (7-0, 26.4063 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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