Waldo County high school baseball and softball games have been coming fast and furious and will continue to be played at a feverish pace over the next few weeks as the regular season winds to a close.

Belfast, Mount View and Searsport all have been in action, with the most significant recent victory coming to the Lion baseball team, which bested host Gardiner 2-0 May 14.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Baseball

Belfast 2, Gardiner 0

At Gardiner May 14, the Lions roared to a key victory over the host Tigers and picked up a truckload of Heal Points in the process. Belfast’s Kaleb Cook had a no-hitter going into the fifth inning before Gardiner finally rapped the second of two singles the Lion would give up on the day. Cook walked two and struck out one on the mound in the win. Damion Benner struck out the side in the seventh inning to earn the save.

Leading Belfast’s offense were Cook (single), Lucas Clark (single) and Scott Kulikowski (single).

Both Lion runs came in the fifth inning, an uprising that started with Cook and Clark rapping back-to-back, one-out singles and Clark reached on an error to load the bases. Kulikowski then connected for an RBI-single and Benner plated a run with a ground out.

Morse 4, Mount View 2

At Thorndike May 14, the Shipbuilders scored a pair of runs in the first inning and never trailed, holding the hosts at bay to pick up the two-run victory.

Adam Higgins tossed five innings for the ‘Stangs, allowing four runs (3 earned) on six hits and two walks, with six strikeouts. Liam McDonough went the distance for the Shipbuilders, allowing two runs (1 earned) on four hits, with three strikeouts.

Tyler McCormick doubled and singled, scored and had two RBIs four Mount View.

Belfast 11, Oak Hill 1 (5 inns.)

At Belfast May 12, the Lions jumped on the visiting Raiders early and often, dominating play and picked up their third win.

Scott Kulikowski pitched for the Lions, allowing six hits and no walks, while striking out four in a complete-game pitchng performance. Parker Asselin and Josh Martin combined to pitch for Oak Hill, as he scattered a combined 13 hits.

Damion Benner singled twice and added an RBI for Belfast, while Zac Collier added two two doubles and three RBIs. Garth Clements rapped an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning, plating Steven Paul for the game-winning hit.

Dalton Burns doubled and singled for Oak Hill, while Jacob Banister added two singles in the loss.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (4-6, 24.6094 points) is 12th, while Waterville (10-1, 57.3633 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Leavitt 15, Mount View 5 (5 inns.)

At Turner May 11, the Mustangs could not match firepower with the Hornets and fell in five innings. The hosts jumped to an 8-1 lead in the first inning and the visitors committed seven fielding miscues, leading to the Leavitt victory.

McCormick had two hits, swiped three bases and scored for Mount View, while Higgins also had two hits, three stolen bases, a run and an RBI.

For Leavitt, Jake Ouellette (double, single, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases, 2 RBIs) and Brian Bedard (double, single, run) led the offense.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (3-8, 7.4609 points) is 18th, while Waterville (10-1, 57.3633 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Bangor Christian 3, Searsport 2

At Bangor May 11, the Patriots held off a late Viking rally and prevailed by one run. Bangor Christian led 3-0 on the strength of runs in the second, fourth and sixth innings before Searsport scored two in the top of the seventh inning, but the Vikings could not come all the way back.

Ben Bragg went the distance for the Patriots on the hill, while Darren Harriman pitched for Searsport, allowing eight hits and three walks, with two strikeouts. David Peters (double, 2 singles, 2 RBIs), Bragg (2 singles) and Cody Collins (single, RBI) led Bangor Christian, while Shane Seekins (2 singles) and Jay Burkard (single) keyed Searsport.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Searsport (1-7, 1.1719 points) is 16th, while Orono (7-4, 34.5703 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Gardiner 9, Belfast 2

At Gardiner May 14, the Tigers roared to victory over the visiting Lions.

Leading the Belfast offense was Becca Leonard (hit), Makayla Cummings (hit, 2 RBIs) and Killyan Richards (2 hits). For Gardiner, Lilly Chepke (2 hits, 2 runs), Kylee Granholm (2 hits, 2 runs), Taylor Banister (single, run, RBI) and Jenna Moore (hit, run) paced the Gardiner offense.

Killyan Richards allowed nine runs on nine hits and one walk, with four strikeouts pitching for the Lions. Brittany Rollins and Katie McAllister allowed four hits and three walks, with 12 strikeouts for the Tigers.

Morse 11, Mount View 8

At Thorndike May 14, the Mustangs dug themselves into an early hole and never recovered as the Shipbuilders sailed to victory.

Wendy Gibbs (2 singles), Fran Stevens (2 singles), Kersey Boulay (double), Abbie Charrier (single) and Alyss Crooker (single) led the Mount View offense, while Russell, Ryder and Rawon each had two hits for Morse.

Hailey Giggey went the distance pitching for Mount View, allowing two hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. Hickson, Levasseur and McNeilly combined to allow seven hits and 10 walks, with four strikeouts.

Oak Hill 9, Belfast 7

At Belfast May 12, the Lions fell short in their bid to win their first game of the season, falling by two runs to the Raiders of Sabattus.

Killyan Richards went the distance in the pitching circle, allowing nine hits and two walks, with one strikeout for Belfast. Lauren Beganny and Kortni Michaud combined to allow eight hits and seven walks, with two strikeouts for Oak Hill.

Leading the Lion offense was Killyan Richards (2 hits, 2 RBIs), Kallee Merrifield (double, single, run), Dakota Black (hit, run) and Brooke Stanley (hit, 2 RBIs). For the Raiders, Marissa Caskin (3 hits, RBI, 2 runs), Brooke Lebel (double, single, 2 runs) and Michaud (2 hits) led the charge.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (0-10, no points) is 17th, while Oceanside (7-1, 49.8438 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Leavitt 8, Mount View 4

At Turner May 11, the Mustangs had three errors which led to four early unearned Leavitt runs as the host Hornets buzzed to the victory.

Gibbs (3 singles), Giggey (2 singles), Alex Fowler (single), Fran Stevens (single), Leeann Larrabee (single) and Crooker (single) all had hits in the loss for the Mustangs, while Castonguay (2 hits) and Zupancoc (2 hits) led the Hornets.

Giggey allowed 10 hits and two walks, with four strikeouts pitching for Mount View. Morin and Adrianna Newton combined to allow nine hits and four walks, with 13 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (0-11, no points) is 19th, while Oceanside (7-1, 49.8438 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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