With both looking to emerge into their respective playoff discussions, the Mount View baseball and softball teams traveled to face Leavitt on Monday, May 8, as both came up on the short end.

The Mustang softball team took an early lead but fell 20-9 to the Hornets, while the baseball squad dropped a 6-2 decision.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Leavitt 20, Mount View 9

At Turner May 8, the Hornets erased an early 9-2 deficit to score 18 unanswered runs en route to a win over the Mustangs. Mount View scored one in the first and eight in the second, while Leavitt scored two in the first, five in the third, four in the fourth and nine in the fifth.

Leading Mount View at the plate was Taylor Hodgdon (double, single, run), Halle Reynolds (single, run), Krissy Allen (3 singles, 2 runs), Reanna Boulay (triple, single, run), McKenna Gibbs (single, run), Leah Bradstreet (single), Alex Fountain (single, run), Devon Burgess (double, run) and Eliza Geaghan (single, run).

Kristen Allen, Alexandria Fountain and Reanna Boulay all pitched for Mount View.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (1-4, 2.9688 points) is 13th, while Old Town (5-2, 24.5313 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Baseball

Leavitt 6, Mount View 2

At Turner May 8, the Hornets prevailed over the Mustangs. Leavitt scored one in the third, four in the fourth and one in the fifth, while Mount View scored two in the second.

Leading Mount View at the plate was Colby Furrow (2 singles), Kevin Richards (single), Storm Chauvin (single, run), Barak Moody (double, run) and Andrew Savoy (double).

for Leavitt, Nick Angello (single, run), Lucas Perry (run), Drake Goupil (single, double, run), Allen Peabody (double, 2 runs), Oren Shaw (single, run) and Nate Ouellette (single) paced the offense.

Richards and Furrow each toed the rubber for Mount View, allowing six hits and three walks, with three strikeouts. Leavitt pitching allowed six hits and no walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-3, 1.2500 points) is 15th, while Old Town (5-2, 23.2031 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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