High school baseball and softball

Searsport softball victorious, other Waldo County squads come up empty

By Staff | May 22, 2018

Short of a victory for the Searsport softball team, it was, by and large, a blue Monday for Waldo County high school diamond squads on May 21, with the other five teams in the area dealt losses.

Viking softball posted a 3-2 win over Mattanawcook Academy, while Viking baseball fell 6-5 to the Lynx in games in Lincoln.

The Belfast and Mount View teams also lost to Oceanside of Rockland and Medomak Valley of Waldoboro, respectively, in home games.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Searsport 3, Mattanawcook Academy 2

At Lincoln May 21, the Vikings emerged victorious with a one-run win over the Lynx. Searsport scored one in the fourth and two in the sixth, while Mattanawcook Academy scored two in the seventh.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Makenna Woodward (single), Jenna Keach (single, 2 runs), Mikaela Alley (single, run) and Audrey Walker (double).

For the Lynx, Kim Voisine (single, run), Audrey Tash (run), Kourtney Thurlow (single) and Lindsey Gelfuso (single) paced the offense.

Keach pitched for Searsport, as she allowed three hits and six walks, with 11 strikeouts. McLaughlin pitched for Mattanawcook Academy, as she allowed four hits and five walks, with 11 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (8-4, 59.1458 points) is second, while Richmond (10-1, 65.2709 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 8, Belfast 2

At Belfast May 21, the Mariners swung to their 11th win, this time over the Lions. Belfast scored both runs in the fourth inning, while Oceanside scored two in the second, one in the third, four in the fourth and one in the sixth.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Chloe Jones (3 singles, RBI), Casey Pine (triple), Abby Veilleux (2 doubles), Grace Woodman (2 singles, RBI), Adrianna Whitamore (single, RBI), Raechel Joyce (single), Jessica Watkinson (single) and Hannah Robinson (single).

For the Lions, Kayci Faulkingham (2 singles), Brooke Richards (single, RBI), Macy Gale (single) and Karagen Stone (RBI) keyed the offense.

Jones pitched for Oceanside, as she allowed four hits and four walks, with 11 strikeouts. Richards pitched for Belfast, as she allowed 12 hits and no walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (6-7, 41.4063 points) is 10th, while Brewer (13-0, 140.7813 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 14, Mount View 1

At Thorndike May 21, the Panthers scored early and often in a lopsided win over the Mustangs. Medomak Valley scored one in the first, three in the second, one in the third, three in the fourth, two in the sixth and four in the seventh, while Mount View scored one in the sixth.

Gabby DePatsy pitched for Medomak Valley, as she allowed three hits and one walk, with 11 strikeouts. Morgan Fonger pitched for Mount View, as she scattered 14 hits and three walks, with two strikeouts.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Cassie Smeltzer (single, double, triple, 3 runs, RBI), Emily Wotton (triple, single, 2 runs, 4 RBIs), Lydia Simmons (RBI), Hallie Kunesh (2 singles, double, 2 RBIs, run), DePatsy (home run, 2 runs, RBI), Sadie Cohen (single, RBI), Josie Jameson (single, run), Aubrey Schaeffer (run), Abby Nelson (double, run), Kayla Donlin (double, run), Cheyenne Nash (single, run, RBI) and Hattie Watmough (run).

For the ‘Stangs, Alex Fountain (double, RBI), Taylor Hodgdon (single) and Emma Fonger (single) to pace the offense.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (1-12, 4.4531 points) is 21st, while Brewer (13-0, 140.7813 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Baseball

Oceanside 5, Belfast 3

At Belfast May 21, the Mariners swung past the host Lions. Oceanside scored one in the first and four in the fifth, while Belfast had two in the second and one in the fifth.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Uriah Thongsophaphone (single, run), Zach Cody (single), Michael Dougherty (2 runs), Conner Harvey (run), Titus Kaewthong (single, double, 2 RBIs, run), Logan Sheridan (double, single, 2 RBIs) and Michael Norton Jr. (2 singles, RBI).

For the Lions, Jason Bartlett (single), Tanner Veilleux (single), Tyler Bartlett (3 singles, run), Luke Hamlin (2 singles, run), Chris Kelley (single, RBI), Dakota Payson (double, RBI) and Grey Dinsmore (2 singles, run) paced the offense.

Sheridan went the distance on the hill for Oceanside, as he allowed 11 hits and no walks, with six strikeouts. Dinsmore and Payson pitched for Belfast, as the duo allowed eight hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (7-6, 35.4688 points) is 13th, while Ellsworth (12-1, 97.9688 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mattanawcook Academy 6, Searsport 5

At Lincoln May 21, the Lynx walked off in the seventh inning on the defending state Class D champion Vikings. Searsport scored two runs in the first inning and three in the fourth, while Mattanawcook Academy scored two in the second, one in the third, one in the sixth and two in the seventh.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Daegan Moody (single, run), Colby Snow (single, run), Charlie Spiegel (RBI, run), Liam MacMillan (single, run), George Dakin (single, RBI), Gabe Kneeland (run) and Connor Kneeland (2 singles, RBI).

For the Lynx, Corbett Arnold (2 singles, 2 RBIs, run), Cody Hanscom (single, double, 2 RBIs), Logan Thompson (single, run), Max Woodman (single, triple, RBI, run), Spencer Johnstone (single, run), Bailey Markie (run) and Jameson Peters (run) paced the offense.

Spiegel, Isaiah Runci and Moody pitched for Searsport, as the trio eight hits and six walks, with four strikeouts. Arnold pitched for Mattanawcook Academy, allowing six hits and one walk, with four strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (9-3, 81.7188 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 16, Mount View 7

At Thorndike May 21, the Panthers pulled away from the Mustangs in the late innings and surged past the hosts. Medomak Valley scored three runs in the first, third and seventh innings, six in the sixth and one in the second, while Mount View scored one in the first, two in the fifth and four in the sixth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Brent Stewart (run, RBI), Aiden Starr (run), Wyatt Fillmore (2 hits), Clayton Belcher (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Ethan Reed (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Ryan Creamer (hit, 2 runs, RBI), Gabe Allaire (2 runs, RBI), Kevin White (hit, 2 runs, 3 RBIs), Jordan Powell (hit, run, 4 RBIs), Carson Murphy (run), Nathan Emerson (hit, run) and Max Moody (hit, run, 2 RBIs).

For the Mustangs, Barack Moody (run), Noah Jacobs (3 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Andrew Savoy (hit, RBI), Max Tomlin (hit, RBI), Damien Doughty (hit, run), Theo Dodge (2 hits, 2 runs), Darrett Fowler (hit, run, RBI) and Brady Moulton (run) paced the offense.

Creamer, Reed, White, Allaire and Powell pitched for Medomak Valley, as the group allowed nine hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts. Neal Kenney, Dodge and Jake Hamel pitched for Mount View, as the teammates allowed 11 hits and eight walks, with one strikeout.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-11, 5.7813 points) is 20th, while Ellsworth (12-1, 97.9688 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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

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