High school baseball and softball

Belfast baseball unbeaten, Lion softball, Mustangs drop games

Lion squads square off with Oceanside, Mount View battles Nokomis
By Staff | May 04, 2019
Photo by: Mark Haskell Belfast's Eamon Goscinski, left, and Oceanside's Nathan Coombs on May 2 in high school baseball. The host Lions beat the Mariners of Rockland 10-0 in five innings.

The Belfast baseball team surged to a 5-0 mark on Thursday, May 2, a scenario that highlighted high school diamond play for the Lion and Mount View squads.

Lion baseball swung to a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Oceanside of Rockland, while softball lost 12-1 to the Mariners.

Mustang softball fell 21-4 in a home game against Nokomis, while the baseball team also lost 10-9 to the Warriors of Newport.

Watch videos and see more photos from the Belfast games below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Belfast 10, Oceanside 0 (5 inns.)

At Belfast May 2, the Lions got a walk-off hit by Dakota Payson and prevailed via mercy rule over the hosts. Belfast scored five runs in the second inning, four in the third and one in the fifth.

Leading the Lions on offense were Tanner Veilleux (3 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Luke Hamlin (2 hits, 4 RBIs), Jason Bartlett (hit), Payson (3 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Dylan Abbott (hit, run), Sanuel Davis (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Eamon Goscinski (run) and Brandon Cournoyer (hit, RBI, 2 runs).

Nate Coombs had the lone hit for Oceanside.

Kelley pitched for Belfast, as he allowed one hit and two walks, with seven strikeouts. Jonah Carlson pitched for Oceanside, as he allowed 13 hits and three walks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (5-0, 11.0156 points) is eighth, while Oceanside (0-7, no points) is 21st. Hermon (7-0, 23.1250 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Oceanside 12, Belfast 1

At Belfast May 2, the Mariners swung to their sixth win in seven games, this time over the Lions. Oceanside scored two runs in the first, fourth and seventh innings, four in the fifth and one in the third and sixth. Belfast plated its lone run in the fourth.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Adriana Whitamore (triple, 2 singles, RBI), Lily Judecki (3 singles, RBI), Raechel Joyce (triple, 2 singles, 3 RBIs), Abby Veilleux (double, single, RBI), Jessica Watkinson (2 singles), Chloe Jones (single) and Kalli Grover (single).

For the Lions, Brooke Richards (double, single), Kayci Faulkingham (double) and Sarah Fuller (triple) paced the offense.

Jones pitched for Oceanside, as she allowed four hits and no walks, while striking out a whopping 14 batters. Gia Davila and Richards split time in the pitching circle for Belfast, as the duo scattered 15 hits and seven walks, with eight strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (6-1, 25.9375 points) is second, while Belfast (2-3, 4.4531 points) is 10th. Brewer (7-0, 31.4063 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 21, Mount View 4

At Thorndike May 2, the Warriors exploded for a 13-run seventh inning and surged past the Mustangs. Nokomis also scored one run in the first inning, three in the second, two in the third and two in the sixth, while Mount View scored three in the fifth and one in the seventh.

Leading the ‘Stangs at the plate were Hannah Coolen (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Kate Bourgeois (hit), Liz Smith (hit), Alex Fountain (hit, RBI), Emma Fonger (hit), Leah Bradstreet (hit), Devon Burgess (hit, run), Alexa Coffin (run) and Morgan Fonger (run).

For the Warriors, Alyssa Ellis (hit, run, RBI), Sierra Robichaud (3 hits, 3 runs, RBI), Alexis Allard (2 hits, run, RBI), Maya Cooney (2 hits, run), Joryn Condon (2 runs), Makenzy Elderkin (2 runs, RBI), Maci Leali (3 hits, 4 runs, 8 RBIs), Casside Newhall (hit, run), Jordyn Almeida (2 runs), Ali Grozik (3 runs, RBI), Maddy Randlett (RBI) and Madi King (run).

Emma Fonger and Morgan Fonger pitched for Mount View, as the duo allowed 12 hits and 11 walks, with four strikeouts. Ellis and Leali pitched for Nokomis, as they allowed seven hits and two walks, with two strikeouts.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Oceanside at Belfast baseball
Belfast hosts Oceanside on May 2 in high school baseball. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Oceanside at Belfast softball
Belfast hosts Oceanside on May 2 in high school softball. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Brooke Richards. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Katie Simmons. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
From left, Belfast's Brooke Richards, Maya Cunningham, Kayci Faulkingham, Sarah Fuller, Gia Davila and Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Oceanside Grace Pratt. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Oceanside Grace Pratt. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Brooke Richards, right, and Oceanside Grace Pratt. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Brooke Richards, middle, and Gia Davila, right, along with Oceanside Grace Pratt. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham, left, and Brooke Richards. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Brooke Richards. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
A Belfast player. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski, left, and Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski, back, and Oceanside's Nathan Coombs. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski, right, and Oceanside's Nathan Coombs. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski, right, and Oceanside's Nathan Coombs. In back is Lion Luke Hamlin. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski, right, and Oceanside's Nathan Coombs. In back is Lion Luke Hamlin. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Tommy Walker. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Tanner Veilleux. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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