High school baseball and softball

Lions, 'Stangs play in mostly competitive diamond clashes

Mount View baseball lone Waldo County team to notch victory in recent days
By Staff | May 09, 2019
Photo by: Zack Miller Belfast's Dakota Payson watches the ball against Medomak Valley on May 8 in high school baseball in Waldoboro. The Lions lost to the host Panthers 5-0.

Belfast and Mount View high school diamond teams were in action in recent days, as Mustang baseball was the lone Waldo County squad to collect a victory.

On Wednesday, May 8, Lion baseball lost 5-0 and softball 10-1 in road games against Medomak Valley of Waldoboro, while on Tuesday, May 7, Mustang baseball swung to a 13-9 win and softball lost 10-9 in home games against Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield.

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

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Medomak Valley 5, Belfast 0

At Waldoboro May 8, the Panthers went on the offensive early and prowled past the Lions. Medomak Valley scored two runs in the first inning and one in the second, third and fourth frames.

Leading Medomak Valley at the plate were Duncan Widdecombe (RBI), Wyatt Fillmore (2 hits, run, RBI), Ethan Reed (run), Ryan Creamer (run), Jordan Powell (hit, 2 RBIs), Eli McCollett (hit, RBI) and Gabe Allaire (hit, 2 runs).

For Belfast, Dakota Payson (2 hits), Dylan Abbott (hit), Samuel Davis (hit) and Brandon Cournoyer (hit) paced the offense.

Ryan Creamer and Andrew Pruell tossed a five-hit shutout, as Creamer went six innings and Pruell the final frame. The duo yielded five hits and one walk, with nine strikeouts. Jason Bartlett went five innings and Brandon Cournoyer one, as the pair allowed five hits and five walks, with four strikeouts, for the visitors.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (5-2, 17.8125 points) is ninth, while Hermon (9-0, 45.9375 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 13, Maine Central Institute 9

At Thorndike May 7, the Mustangs benefited from a seven-run fifth inning and galloped to their second win. Mount View scored three in the first, two in the second, seven in the fifth and one in the sixth, while MCI plated one in the first, fourth and sixth, four in the fifth and two in the seventh.

Leading Mount View at the plate were Noah Jacobs (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Darrett Fowler (hit, 3 RBIs, 3 runs), Logan Curtis (hit, run), Brady Moulton (hit, run), Neal Kenney (2 hits, run, RBI), Theo Dodge (3 hits, 2 RBIs), Declan Knowlton (run), Draedyn Furrow (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Damien Doughty (run) and Kyle Ingraham (hit, run).

For the Huskies, Dom Wilson (2 runs), Owen Williams (run), Joe Curtis (hit, 2 RBIs, run), Hayden Caldwell (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Isaac Bussell (2 runs, RBI), Elijah Bagley (2 RBIs) and Gavin McArthur (hit, run) paced the offense.

Doughty, Ingraham, Furrow and Fowler pitched for the Mustangs, as the group allowed four hits and 11 walks, with three strikeouts. Kempton Roy, Hayden Caldwell, Don Wilson, Gavin McArthur and Isaac Bussell pitched for MCI, as they allowed 12 hits and 11 walks, with four strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-6, 10.3906 points) is 15th, while Hermon (9-0, 45.9375 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Medomak Valley 10, Belfast 1

At Waldoboro May 8, the Panthers scored in waves during the seven-inning affair and earned their fifth win. Medomak Valley tallied three runs in the first, two in the second, one in the fourth and four in the fifth, while Belfast’s lone run came in the fourth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Addie Jameson (double, single, 3 RBIs, 2 runs, stolen base), Eliza Nelson (3 singles, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), Cassi Smeltzer (single, double, 2 RBIs), Lydia Simmons (single, 2 RBIs, run), Natalie Stewart (2 singles, 3 runs, 2 stolen bases), Mackenzie Emerson (2 singles, 2 runs) and Emily Wotton (single, RBI).

Maya Cunningham and Emma Richards rapped two singles and Brooke Richards one for Belfast.

Stephanie Morse pitched for Medomak Valley, as she allowed five hits and four walks, with three strikeouts. Gia Davila pitched for Belfast, as she scattered 12 hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (2-5, 8.9063 points) is 12th, while Brewer (8-0, 49.3750 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Maine Central Institute 10, Mount View 9

At Thorndike May 7, the Mustangs left the tying and winning runs in scoring position and fell by one run to the Huskies. Mount View scored three in the first inning, one in the second, two in the fourth, one in the sixth and two in the seventh, while MCI scored five in the second, two in the third, two in the fifth and one in the seventh.

Leading Mount View at the plate were Hannah Coolen (hit, run), Kate Bourgeois (2 hits, 3 runs), Alex Fountain (hit, RBI), Taylor Hodgdon (hit, run, 3 RBIs), Emma Fonger (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Devon Burgess (hit), Leah Bradstreet (hit, RBI), Alexa Coffin (hit, run), Emily Lancaster (run) and Hailey Croteau (hit, run).

Gracie Moore (2 hits, 3 runs), Hannah Peacock (hit, RBI), Kendra Wiley (2 runs), Emily Linkletter (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Kylie Woodman (run), Leah Bussell (hit) and Grace Stewart (run) and Ella Louder (2 runs) paced the offense.

Morgan Fonger and Hailey Croteau pitched for Mount View, as the two allowed six hits and nine walks, with five strikeouts. Emily Linkletter pitched for MCI, as she allowed 11 hits and seven walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-6, 1.2500 points) is 20th, while Brewer (8-0, 49.3750 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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Belfast at Medomak Valley baseball
Medomak Valley hosts Belfast on May 8 in high school baseball in Waldoboro. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Belfast at Medomak Valley softball
Medomak Valley hosts Belfast on May 8 in high school softball in Waldoboro. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Gabe Allaire, left, and Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Gabe Allaire, left, and Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Gabe Allaire, left, and Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jason Bartlett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Jordan Powell, left, and Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Jordan Powell, left, and Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dylan Abbott, left, and Medomak Valley's Jordan Powell. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Jordan Powell, left, and Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Jordan Powell, left, and Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jason Bartlett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dylan Abbott. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Brandon Cournoyer. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Samuel Davis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Chris Kelley. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Eamon Goscinski. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dakota Payson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Dakota Payson, left, Tanner Veilleux, middle, and Jason Bartlett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jason Bartlett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Luke Hamlin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Luke Hamlin. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Oceana Pachoski, left, and Brooke Richards, right, as well as Medomak Valley's Stephanie Morse, front. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gia Davila. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Emma Richards. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Gia Davila. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Angela Rogers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Angela Rogers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham, left, and Emma Richards. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Katie Simmons. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Katie Simmons. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Angela Rogers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Grace Fitzjurls. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Angela Rogers. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Katie Simmons. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Karagen Stone. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Brooke Richards. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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