The Midcoast Junior Legion baseball team continued its strong summer campaign with a bevy of recent victories with the end of the regular season around the corner.

Midcoast is 14-2 in Zone 1 as the regular season concludes on Monday, July 22. The Zone 1 playoffs are slated to begin on Thursday, July 25 at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

In recent diamond play, Midcoast posted 11-0 win and 20-0 wins in a doubleheader with Penquis on Sunday, July 14, 5-4 victory over Motor City on Wednesday, July 10 and 20-0 win over Machias on Tuesday, July 9.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Midcoast 11, Penquis 0 (5 inns.)

At Colby College July 14, Midcoast scored early and often in a shutout win over Penquis. Midcoast scored four in the first, five in the third and two in the fourth.

Leading Midcoast at the plate were Sam Moody (hit, run), Aiden Schecter (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Dylan Abbott (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Jason Greenleaf (3 hits, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Tanner Veilleux (hit, run), Joey Curtis (hit, run, RBI), Tommy Walker (run), Brandon Cournoyer (hit, run, RBI) and Ethan Porter (RBI).

For Penquis, Barrett Knapp (hit) and Anthony Smith (hit) paced the offense.

Schecter, Veilleux and Curtis pitched for Midcoast, as the trio allowed two hits and no walks, with nine strikeouts. Luke Stodman and Noah Lamb pitched for Penquis, as the two allowed 11 hits and four walks, with one strikeout.

Midcoast 20, Penquis 0 (5 inns.)

At Colby College July 14, Midcoast went on the offensive and blasted past Penquis. Midcoast scored seven runs in the first, 12 more in the second and one in the third.

Leading Midcoast at the plate were Sam Moody (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Jason Bartlett (hit, run, 2 RBIs), True Crane (2 hits, 3 runs), Aiden Schecter (2 hits, 3 runs, RBI), Jason Greenleaf (3 hits, 3 runs, 2 RBIs), Tanner Veilleux (2 hits, 2 runs, 3 RBIs), Logan Putansu (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Tommy Walker (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Brandon Cournoyer (hit, 2 runs, 3 RBIs) and Andrew Ableon (2 hits, run, 4 RBIs).

Noah Lamb, Anthony Smith and Gideon Topolski had hits for Penquis.

Crane and Cournoyer pitched for Midcoast, as the tandem allowed three hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts. Barrett Knapp, Chase Higgins and Austin Seares pitched for Penquis,  as the group scattered 18 hits and five walks, with three strikeouts.

Midcoast 5, Motor City 4

At Hampden July 10, Midcoast held off a late Motor City rally and emerged with a one-run win. Midcoast scored two in the first and one in the third, fourth and sixth innings, while Motor City plated two in the first and two in the seventh.

Leading Midcoast at the dish were Sam Moody (2 hits, run), Jason Bartlett (2 hits, run), Aiden Schecter (run, RBI), Dylan Abbott (hit, run), Jason Greenleaf (hit), Logan Putansu (RBI), Tommy Walker (hit) and Brandon Cournoyer (hit, run).

For Motor City, Joe D’Angelo (2 hits, run), Michael Brown (hit, run), Sam Harman (hit, run), Nolan Hodgkins (3 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Alex Tash (RBI) and Troy Spencer (hit, RBI) paced the offense.

True Crane, Aiden Schecter and Jason Bartlett pitched for Midcoast, as the group allowed eight hits and three walks, with seven strikeouts. Joe D’Angelo, Thomas Knott and Sam Harman pitched for Motor City, as they allowed eight hits and two walks, with four strikeouts.

Midcoast 20, Machias 0 (5 inns.)

At Bangor July 9, Midcoast plated a bevy of early runs and plowed past Machias. Midcoast scored nine in the first, five in the second and six in the third.

Leading Midcoast at the plate were Sam Moody (2 hits, 3 runs, 3 RBIs), Jason Bartlett (2 hits, 3 runs, 3 RBIs), True Crane (3 hits, 5 RBIs, run), Aiden Schecter (hit, 2 runs), Joey Curtis (2 hits, run, RBI), Jason Greenleaf (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Logan Putansu (hit, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Brandon Cournoyer (2 hits, 3 runs, RBI) and Ethan Porter (3 runs).

For Machias, Taber Hilton (2 hits), Derek Maker (hit) paced the offense.

Logan Putansu and Jason Greenleaf pitched for Midcoast, as the two allowed three hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts. Gavin Bixler and Derek Maker pitched for Machias, as the teammates allowed 14 hits and nine walks, with two strikeouts.

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