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High school baseball and softball

Viking baseball tops BC, but Tigers claw past SDHS

Searsport's Ana Lang tosses no-hitter in loss, Viking baseball 1-1 in recent games
By Zack Miller | Apr 27, 2021
Photo by: Zack Miller Searsport's Ana Lang, right, and Dexter's Jade Wintle on April 23 in high school softball. The visiting Tigers beat the Vikings 2-0.

Searsport — On a bright, blustery, cold day, the Searsport Vikings gloved up and tied their cleats for the first official high school baseball and softball contests in two years.

Searsport had the benefit of starting the regular season on their home diamonds, as the Tigers of Dexter came to town, but the Vikings fell to the visitors, as the softball team lost 2-0 and baseball 11-5 on Friday, April 23.

Searsport's Ana Lang came out strong in the circle for the hosts, as she opened the season with a no-hitter against the reigning Class C North champion Tigers, and also had a strong day on the offensive end.

Vikings baseball got on the winning track days later as they swung to a 6-2 victory over Bangor Christian on Monday, April 26.

Watch videos and see 90 photos below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Dexter 2, Searsport 0

At Searsport April 23, the Vikings got a masterful pitching performance from Ana Lang in the circle, but the Dexter bats came through just enough for the victory.

The Tigers scored one run in the second and sixth innings.

Despite the two runs Dexter did not record a hit, as Jillean Poliquin and Cheyenne Beem scored in the victory.

Lang led the Vikings at the plate as well, as she finished with a single and triple, while Emma Spiegel recorded a single.

In the circle, Lang proved dominant, as she gave up two runs on no hits, with four walks, one hit batter and 11 strikeouts.

Avery Herrick worked the circle for the Tigers, and allowed no runs on three hits, with one walk, one hit batter and 10 strikeouts.

Baseball

Searsport 6, Bangor Christian 2

At Bangor April 26, the Vikings plated six runs in the top of the fourth inning, which was all they needed in triumph over the Patriots. Bangor Christian scored runs in the third and seventh frames.

Leading the visitors at the plate were Cole Ellis (2 singles, RBI, run), Nate Ashey (single, run), Cody Reynolds (single, run), Josh Wright (run), Brady Clements (single, 2 RBIs, run), Chase Brassbridge (run) and Gage Ellis (RBI).

Kaeden Robert had three singles in the loss for the hosts and Ryan Libby one, while Conrad Straibel scored.

Wright went 4 1/3 innings on the mound for the Vikings as he allowed one hit and struck out seven, while Gage Ellis allowed two hits and fanned two in 1 2/3 innings of work. Reynolds pitched the seventh and allowed one run and two walks, with one strikeout.

Jay Libby, Ryan Libby and Tyler Libby combined to allow five hits and no walks, with nine strikeouts for the Patriots.

Dexter 11, Searsport 5

At Searsport April 23, the Vikings jumped to an early lead, but Dexter fought back and ran away against the Vikings.

Dexter notched two runs in the second inning, two in the third, one in the fourth, four in the fifth, and two in the seventh. Searsport scored one run in the fourth inning and two in the fifth and sixth.

Chase Brassbridge (single, double) led the Vikings at the plate, while Nate Ashey (single, 2 runs), Sam Cahill (run), Isaias Therio (single), Josh Wright (single) and Cole Ellis (2 runs) were strong on offense.

For Dexter, Will Spratt (3 singles, 2 runs) led the Tigers, as Brett Kusnerz (single, double, run), Nathan Fernald (2 singles, run), Will Kusnerz (single, run), Parker Ponte (single, 2 runs), Paison Reinhardt (single, run), Kayden Kimball (2 runs), Hunter Dean (single, run) played key roles.

Wright, Cole Ellis and Ashey pitched for the Vikings, as the trio combined for 11 runs on 11 hits, with four walks and 10 strikeouts.

Pitchers for Dexter combined for five runs on five hits, with eight walks, four hit batters and 13 strikeouts.

Dexter softball at Searsport
Searsport hosts Dexter on April 23 in high school softball. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Dexter baseball at Searsport
Searsport hosts Dexter on April 23 in high school baseball. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school baseball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
(Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from Dexter at Searsport on April 23 in high school softball. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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