The regular season is winding to a close for high school baseball and softball teams in Waldo County, as four of the six — Belfast and Searsport squads — prepare for the postseason.

In games Thursday through Saturday, May 24-26, only Belfast baseball was able to emerge victorious, as all other squads were dealt losses.

The Vikings fell in road games against Penobscot Valley of Howland, as baseball lost 3-2 and softball 10-1.

Lion baseball posted a 7-0 win, while softball lost 7-2 in home games against Erskine Academy of South China, while Mount View baseball and softball lost 9-0 and 4-2, respectively, in road games against John Bapst of Bangor.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Penobscot Valley 3, Searsport 2

At Howland May 26, the Howlers got a run in the bottom of the seventh inning and walked off on the Vikings. Searsport scored runs in the fifth and seventh innings, while Penobscot Valley scored in the first, third and seventh innings.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Colby Snow (single), Liam MacMillan (2 singles, run, 3 stolen bases), George Dakin (single, run), Kaden Harriman (double, single), Connor Kneeland (single) and Isaiah Runci (single).

For the Howlers, Alex Tash (run, stolen base), Brad McKechnie (run, stole base), Jonathan Littlefield (single), Bradon Blish (double, single), Brady Harding (single) and Reece Carter (single, run, stolen base) paced the offense.

Charlie Spiegel pitched for the Vikings, allowing five hits and three walks, with seven strikeouts. Littlefield pitched for the Howlers, allowing seven hits and one walk, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (10-5, 109.1406 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast 7, Erskine Academy 0

At Belfast May 25, the Lions got a supreme pitching effort from Grey Dinsmore and Jason Bartlett — and also rapped 14 hits for good measure — and swung past the visiting Eagles. Belfast scored one in the first, four in the second and two in the fifth.

Leading the Lions at the dish were Jason Bartlett (2 singles, RBI, run), Tanner Veilleux (2 singles, RBI, run), Luke Hamlin (double, single, RBI, run), Skylar Perkins (RBI, run), Sam Davis (2 singles, 2 runs), Chris Kelley (single, run), Dakota Payson (double, single, RBI), Konnor Harford (single), Grey Dinsmore (single) and Logan McHaney (single).

For the Eagles, Caden Turcotte (single), Nicholas Barber (single) and Noah Bonsant (single) paced the offense.

Dinsmore went the first six innings on the hill for Belfast, while Jason Bartlett tossed the final frame. The duo combined to allow three hits and two walks, with 10 strikeouts. Chandler Moore and Jackson Allen pitched for Erskine Academy, allowing 14 hits and one walk, with five strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (8-7, 48.9844 points) Is 12th, while Ellsworth (14-1, 142.7344 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

John Bapst 9, Mount View 0

At Bangor May 24, the Crusaders blanked the visiting Mustangs. John Bapst scored one in the second, five in the third and three in the fifth.

Leading Mount View at the plate was Noah Jacobs (single), Andrew Savoy (single), Theo Dodge (2 singles) and Darrett Fowler (2 singles).

For John Bapst, Ben Spear (run), Nathan Smith (double, single, run), Ben Southwick (single), Jack Dalton (2 doubles), Jonathan Archambault (3 singles, 2 runs), Connor Libby (run) and Jacob Larochelle (single, run) paced the offense.

Jacobs, Savoy and Fowler each pitched for the Mustangs, allowing nine hits and five walks, with three strikeouts. Butler pitched for the Crusaders, allowing six hits and four walks, with eight strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-13, 5.7813 points) is 21st, while Ellsworth (14-1, 142.7344 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Erskine Academy 7, Belfast 2

At Belfast May 25, the Eagles benefited from a five-run fourth inning and surged past the Lions by the same margin. Erskine Academy scored runs in the fifth and seventh innings, while Belfast scored runs in the sixth and seventh, respectively.

Leading the Lions at the dish were Brooke Richards (double, single, RBI), Maya Cunningham (single, run), Sarah Fuller (single, run) and Karagen Stone (single, RBI).

For the Eagles, Megan To (double, 2 RBIs, run), Lydia Boucher (2 singles, double, run), Olivia Wyman (run), Kayla Hodgkins (single, run), Hunter Hoague (single, RBI), MaKenzie Strout (double, single, 2 runs), Chiara Mahoney (single, run) and Rita McCausland (single) paced the offense.

Richards pitched for Belfast, allowing 10 hits and four walks, with six strikeouts. Hodgkins pitched for Erskine Academy, allowing five hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (6-9, 50.3906 points) is 11th, while Brewer (15-0, 182.8906 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

John Bapst 4, Mount View 2

At Thorndike May 24, the Crusaders doubled up the Mustangs. Mount View scored both its runs in the seventh inning, while John Bapst beat one in the fifth and three in the sixth.

Leading Mount View at the plate was Taylor Hodgdon (single, run), Leah Bradstreet (2 singles), Emma Fonger (2 singles), Kate Bourgeois (single), Shauna Randall (single) and Morgan Fonger (2 singles, run).

For John Bapst, Gina Cambria (2 singles), Kayla Massey (run), Jasmine Cheney (run), Makenzie Handley (2 singles, run) and Sarah Dalton (run) paced the offense.

Massey pitched for the Crusaders, allowing nine hits and one walk, with 18 strikeouts. Morgan Fonger pitched for the Mustangs, allowing four hits and one walk, with seven strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (1-14, 5.8594 points) is 21st, while Brewer (15-0, 182.8906 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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