The Belfast, Mount View and Searsport high school baseball and softball teams swung the bats at a steady pace in recent days as the Waldo County trio played near end-of-season contests from Friday through Monday, May 24-27.

The Lions split with Erskine Academy of South China on Friday as softball earned a 4-2, eight-inning win, while baseball fell 3-0.

On Saturday, the Mustangs split with John Bapst of Bangor as softball swung to a 19-1, five-inning win, while baseball fell 13-2, also in five innings.

The Vikings played twice in three days, as baseball fell 4-2 against Jonesport-Beals on Monday and bested Penobscot Valley of Howland 7-3 on Saturday. Softball swung to a 10-0 win and a 13-1 win over the Royals in two Monday contests and lost to the Howlers 19-2 on Saturday.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Searsport 10, Jonesport-Beals 0

At Jonesport May 27, the Vikings blanked the Royals.

Leading Searsport at the dish were Madison Young (single), Mikaela Alley (single, triple, 2 runs, RBI), Samantha Perkins (single), Jenna Keach (double, run, RBI), Abby Stemp (single, double, 2 runs), Sarah Gent (single), Makenzie Alley (3 singles, 3 runs, 2 RBIs) and Emma Spiegel (2 singles, run, RBI).

For the Royals, Emily Lunn (single), Kaylee Ireland (single, double), Zoey Alley (2 singles) and Lydia Alley (single) paced the offense.

Keach pitched for Searsport, as she allowed six hits and four walks, with six strikeouts. Ireland pitched for Jonesport-Beals, as she allowed 14 hits and seven walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (6-8, 27.0759 points) is fifth, while Greenville (13-2, 126.3951 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 13, Jonesport-Beals 1 (5 inns.)

At Jonesport May 27, the Vikings dominated for the second straight game over the Royals. Searsport scored one run in the second inning, five in the third, four in the fourth and three in the fifth, while Jonesport-Beals scored in the second.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Mikaela Alley (2 singles, 2 runs), Samantha Perkins (single, 2 runs), Jenna Keach (2 singles, double, home run), Abby Stemp (2 runs), Sarah Gent (single, 2 doubles, 2 RBIs), Makenzie Alley (single, run) and Emma Spiegel (2 runs).

For the Royals, Kaylee Ireland (double), Jordyn Balicki (single) and Lydia Alley (run) paced the offense.

Keach pitched for Searsport, while Ireland pitched for Jonesport-Beals.

Belfast 4, Erskine Academy 2 (8 inns.)

At South China May 24, the Lions doubled up the host Eagles. Belfast scored two runs in the eighth inning and also scored in the third and sixth frames, while Erskine Academy scored in the fourth and seventh.

Leading Belfast at the plate were Sarah Fuller (single, 2 runs), Kayci Faulkingham (2 singles, run), Maya Cunningham (2 singles, run) and Brooke Richards (2 singles).

For Erskine Academy, Kayla Hodgkins (triple, run), Madison Boynton (single), Parker King (single, run) and Hailey Haskell (single) led the charge.

Gia Davila pitched for the Lions, as she allowed four hits and three walks, with 12 strikeouts. Erskine Academy pitchers allowed seven hits and one walk, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (5-10, 48.9844 points) is 10th, while Brewer (13-2, 155.0781 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 19, John Bapst 1 (5 inns.)

At Thorndike May 25, the Mustang bats came to life in a big way in a rout of the Crusaders. Mount View scored six runs in the first inning, three in the second, two in the third and eight in the fourth, while John Bapst’s lone run came in the second.

Leading the ‘Stangs at the plate were Hannah Coolen (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Kate Bourgeois (hit, 2 runs), Gabby Hanks (hit, run, RBI), Alex Fountain (3 hits, 3 runs, 2 RBIs), Devon Burgess (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Emma Fonger (hit, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Hailey Croteau (2 hits, 2 runs, 3 RBIs), Maddi Holmes (RBI), Alexa Coffin (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Emily Lancaster (hit, run), Liz Smith (RBI) and Morgan Fonger (hit, run, 3 RBIs).

For the Crusaders, Sarah Dalton, Lacey Scanlon, Alyssa Boyd, Morgan Vidal and Gracie Soucy rapped hits.

Morgan Fonger pitched for Mount View, as she allowed five hits and no walks, with seven strikeouts. Vidal pitched for John Bapst, as she allowed 14 hits and two walks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (6-9, 29.2969 points) is 15th, while Brewer (13-2, 155.0781 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Baseball

Jonesport-Beals 4, Searsport 2

At Jonesport May 27, the Royals doubled up the visiting Vikings. Jonesport-Beals scored one run in the second inning and three in the fifth, while Searsport scored in the second and seventh innings.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Colby Snow (single), Isaiah Runci (single, run), George Dakin (run) and Gabe Kneeland (run).

For the Royals, Judson Carver (run), Kaden Crowley (single, double, RBI, run), Duke Hext (single, 2 runs, RBI), Alvin Beal (single), Reed Willette (single) and Brady Reynolds (single, RBI) paced the offense.

Josh Wright and Daegan Moody pitched for Searsport, as the duo allowed six hits and three walks, with three strikeouts. Reynolds and Hext pitched for Jonesport-Beals, as the teammates allowed two hits and three walks, with nine strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (10-3, 98.7054 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 7, Penobscot Valley 3

At Searsport May 25, the Viking bats came to life in the middle innings and swung past the Royals. Searsport scored three runs in the third inning and four in the fourth, while Penobscot Valley scored in the first, fourth and fifth innings.

Charlie Spiegel and Josh Wright pitched for Searsport, as the duo allowed three hits and three walks, with 10 strikeouts. Alex Tash and Grant Kidon pitched for Penobscot Valley, as they allowed five hits and 10 walks, with five strikeouts.

Leading the Vikings at the dish were Daegan Moody (2 runs), Owen Soucy (run), Spiegel (home run, double, 5 RBIs, 2 runs), George Dakin (single, 2 RBIs), Aaron Wiley (single), Gabe Kneeland (run) and Isaiah Runci (single, run).

For the Howlers, Tash (run), Reese Carter (single, run), Elijah Wood (double, run) and Zach Doore (single, RBI) paced the offense.

Erskine Academy 3, Belfast 0

At South China May 24, the Eagles held the Lions to a single hit and soared to victory. Erskine Academy scored one run in the first inning and two in the third.

Dylan Abbott had the lone hit for Belfast, while Braden Soule (hit, run), Joe Clark (hit, run), Nick Barber (run) and Nick Howard (2 hits, RBI) paced Erskine Academy at the dish.

Jason Bartlett pitched for the Lions, as he allowed four hits and four walks, with six strikeouts. Lucas Anderson pitched for the Eagles, as he allowed one hit and two walks, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (8-7, 45.9375 points) is 16th, while Ellsworth (13-1, 169.7656 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

John Bapst 13, Mount View 2 (5 inns.)

At Thorndike May 25, the Crusaders cruised past the Mustangs. John Bapst scored six in the second, two in the fourth and five in the fifth, while Mount View scored in the third and fourth innings.

Leading the hosts at the dish were Darrett Fowler (hit, run), Theo Dodge (hit), Brady Moulton (2 hits), Declan Knowlton (2 hits, run) and Neal Kenney (hit).

For the visitors, Alec Gagnon (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Max Chadwick (2 hits, run, RBI), Ben Spear (2 hits, 2 runs), Ethan Newcomb (hit, 2 runs, RBI), Sam Harman (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Ben Southwick (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Spencer Dieuveuil (hit, RBI), Jeff Hagstrom (hit, RBI), Coret Butler (run) and Garrett Kirlin (3 hits, run, 2 RBIs) paced the offense.

Kenney, Jaden Von Oesen and Dodge pitched for the ‘Stangs, as the group allowed 15 hits and four walks, with one strikeout. Newcomb and Connor Young pitched for the Crusaders, as they allowed seven hits and no walks, with seven strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-13, 20.7813 points) is 20th, while Ellsworth (13-1, 164.0625 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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