Despite occasional inclement weather, Waldo County high school baseball and softball teams have been busy on the diamonds in recent days with Mount View, Belfast and Searpsort taking part in multiple contests.

As it turned out, the Mustang baseball team was the lone squad to recently taste the thrill of victory.

The Mount View baseball team shut out visiting Nokomis of Newport 4-0 April 27 and had a second straight win in its grasp April 30 before Maranacook of Readfield walked off with a one-run victory in the bottom of the seventh.

The Mustang softball team fell to both the Warriors and Black Bears, while Belfast and Searsport squads were also shut out of the win column in their most recent games.

The Lion baseball team fell 7-1 to Waterville and the softball team lost 5-1 to the Purple Panthers April 30, while the Searsport baseball team dropped a 17-5 decision to George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill April 28 and the softball team lost 27-6 to the Eagles.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Baseball

Maranacook 12, Mount View 11

At Readfield April 30, the Black Bears (4-1) plated runs in the final four innings, including on a game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh inning by Eben Ballard, to earn a walkoff win over the Mustangs. The game was sloppy from the onset as the two teams combined to make 12 errors.

Leading the ‘Stangs at the plate were Tyler McCormick, Aaron Elkins and Adam Higgins, who went a combined 5-of-12 at the plate with two doubles, six RBIs and five stolen bases. Ballard had the game-winning hit, while Cam Bruchu added two singles and scored three runs for Maranacook.

Higgins went four innings on the hill for Mount View, allowing three runs (2 earned) on five hits and six walks, with three strikeouts.

Mount View 4, Nokomis 0

At Thorndike April 27, the Mustangs scored a pair of first-inning runs and added insurance runs in both the second and fourth innings en route to a shutout victory over the visiting Warriors.

Adam Higgins rapped three singles to lead Mount View, while Tyler McCormick singled and scored twice. For Nokomis, Justin Kasprzack had two singles.

Kenneth McGray tossed a complete-game four-hitter for Mount View, walking three and fanning three. Spencer Hartsgrove took the pitching loss and went three innings, allowing three hits and thee walks, with two strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-4, 1.9922 points) is 15th, while John Bapst of Bangor (6-0, 18.1641 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Waterville 7, Belfast 1

At Belfast April 30, the Purple Panthers went on a tear in the late innings and pushed past the winless Lions.

Zac Collier and Larry Dyer pitched for Belfast, while Andrew Godin pitched for Waterville. Damion Benner doubled and singled for the Lions.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (0-5, no points) is 17th, while John Bapst of Bangor (6-0, 18.1641 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

George Stevens Academy 17, Searsport 5

At Searsport April 28, the Vikings fell victim to a nine-run inning by the visiting Eagles and the hosts never recovered as GSA picked up the win. The Eagles only outhit the Vikings 11-8, but seven fielding miscues by Searsport gave the visitors all the cushion they needed to pick up the victory.

“We struggled in all aspects of the game,” said Searsport coach Brad Cook. “We didn’t consistently throw strikes which obviously led to baserunners and then when the ball was hit, our defense did not make plays.”

Leading the Searsport offense were Jake Keniston (double, single, 2 RBIs), Jake Powell (2 hits, run), Buddy Ellis (hit, 2 stolen bases), Jay Burkard (hit, 2 runs), Matt Coffin (hit, run) and Zach Beaudry (hit, RBI).

For GSA, Finn McMahan-Allwine (2 hits, 3 runs, RBI), Harrison Vinal (2 hits, 3 runs, 2 RBIs), Schuyler van der Eb (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Ben Eley (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Grey Lynde (hit, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Gavin Rogers (hit, run, RBI) and Anthony Bianco (hit) led the offense.

Will Ricker earned the won on the mound for the Eagles, while James Harvey was tagged with the loss for Searsport.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Searsport (1-3, 0.6250 points) is 13th, while Stearns of Millinocket (4-0, 10.5190 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Maranacook 11, Mount View 1

At Readfield April 30, the Mustangs scored first, but the Black Bears scored often, rattling off 11 unanswered runs to pick up their third win of the season.

Hailey Giggey rapped an RBI-double in the top of the first inning to plate Leeann Larrabee to give the Mustangs an early 1-0 lead, but the Black Bears got a bases-loaded triple from Nicole Smith in the bottom of the frame to help jump start Maranacook’s offense.

Pitching, Giggey gave up five hits and nine walks, with eight strikeouts, while hitting two batters for Mount View. Sarah Boynton pitched for the Black Bears, allowing one hit and three walks, with 14 strikeouts. Mount View also committed five errors in the loss and have 10 miscues in the last two games.

Nokomis 18, Mount View 5

At Thorndike April 27, the Mustangs could not stop the high-octane Warrior offense and fell by 13 runs.

Hailey Giggey scattered 11 hits and six walks, while striking out six and hitting three batters. Becky Orcutt pitched for the Warriors, allowing five hits and three walks, with seven strikeouts.

Giggey (2 triples), Alyss Crooker (double), Alex Fowler (single) and Dinah Bilodeau (single) each had hits for the hosts, while Orcutt and Danielle George each had three hits for the Warriors.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (0-6, no points) is 18th, while Gardiner (4-2, 15.6641 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Additional results from Waldo County games, most notably Belfast and Searsport softball, were unavailable.

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