High school baseball and softball

Waldo County teams stay in ballgames with heavy diamond action

Mount View, Belfast, Searsport realize levels of success
By Staff | May 07, 2019

The Mount View, Belfast and Searsport baseball and softball teams were in action Saturday through Monday, May 4-6, with a mixed bag of high school diamond results served up.

Mount View fell in road games against Oceanside of Rockland on Monday, while the baseball squad bested Erskine Academy of South China and the softball team fell to the Eagles in games on Saturday.

Searsport prevailed in games over Bangor Christian on Monday, while the baseball team defeated Greenville and softball squad fell to the Lakers in games on Saturday.

Belfast also fell to Brewer in a pair of road games on Monday.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Searsport 11, Bangor Christian 4

At Bangor May 6, the Vikings scored early and often and knocked off the Patriots. Searsport scored four runs in the first inning, two in the second and fourth and three in the seventh, while Bangor Christian scored one in the first and three in the third.

Daegan Moody went six innings on the hill and Cody Reynolds the final frame for Searsport, as the two allowed six hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts. Kaeden Robert, Oakley Dugans and Jay Libby pitched for Bangor Christian, as the group allowed 10 hits and seven walks, with four strikeouts.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Isaias Therio (run), Gabe Kneeland (run, stolen base), Josh Wright (run), George Dakin (single, run, 2 stolen bases), Owen Soucy (3 singles, 3 RBIs), Colby Snow (single, 2 RBIs, run, 4 stolen bases), Aaron Wiley (single, RBI, run, 2 stolen bases), Daegan Moody (2 singles, 2 RBIs, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases) and Charlie Spiegel (single, RBI, run, stolen base).

For the Patriots, Robert (single, run), Brady Reed (2 runs), Jay Libby (single, run, RBI), Jerry McNally (2 singles), Ryan Libby (single, RBI) and Dugans (single) paced the offense.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (5-0, 20.7366 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 10, Mount View 2

At Rockland May 6, the Mariners took an early lead and emerged with their first victory. Oceanside scored four runs in the first inning, three in the third, one in the fourth and two in the sixth, while Mount View scored two in the second.

Leading the hosts at the plate were Tim Mazzeo (hit, run), Zach Cody (3 hits, 3 runs), Ben Ripley (3 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Maguire LeBlanc (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Finnegan Lynch (run), Jonah Carlson (2 hits, 2 runs, 3 RBIs), Caleb Powell (2 hits, RBI), Alec Sirois (hit, RBI) and Austin Pagano (2 hits, RBI).

For the visitors, Noah Jacobs (hit), Darrett Fowler (hit), Logan Curtis (2 hits), Brady Moulton (hit), Neal Kenney (hit, run), Theo Dodge (hit), Declan Knowlton (hit), Draedyn Furrow (2 hits, run, RBI) and Damien Doughty (3 hits, RBI) paced the offense.

Nathan Coombs went six innings on the mound and Karl Ilvonen worked the final frame for Oceanside, as the duo combined to allow 13 hits and one walk, with nine strikeouts. Jacobs and Dodge pitched for Mount View, as the two allowed 15 hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (1-6, 7.4219 points) is 13th, while Hermon (9-0, 34.6094 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 13, Greenville 2

At Greenville May 4, the Vikings remained unbeaten with a lopsided win over the Lakers. Searsport scored two runs in the second inning, one in the third, seven in the sixth and three in the seventh, while Greenville scored its runs in the sixth.

Charlie Spiegel went the distance on the bump for Searsport, as he allowed four hits and two walks, with 10 strikeouts. Camden Harmon, Matt Snyder and Noah Bilodeau pitched for Greenville, as the group allowed six hits and 12 walks, with 10 strikeouts.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Daegan Moody (2 runs, RBI), Isaias Therio (run), Steven Perkins (triple, 2 RBIs, run), Charlie Spiegel (single, double, 2 RBIs, run), Colby Snow (run, RBI), George Dakin (double, run), Owen Soucy (single, run), Dylan O’Brien (run), Andrew Donald (run), Isaiah Runci (single, 2 RBIs, 2 runs) and Spencer Philbrook (run).

Chris Caiazzo (run), Harmon (single, RBI), Sam Lane (single) and Bilodeau (single, double, run) led Greenville's offense.

Brewer 12, Belfast 2 (5 inns.)

At Brewer May 6, the Witches plated 12 runs on only four hits en route to a win over the Lions. Brewer scored four in the second inning, three in the third and five in the fourth, while Belfast scored in the fourth and fifth frames.

Chris Kelley, Dakota Payson and Brandon Cournoyer pitched for Belfast, as the trio allowed eight hits and 11 walks, with three strikeouts. Levi Williamson and Anthony Chiappone pitched for Brewer, as they allowed four hits and five walks, with seven strikeouts.

The Lions were paced at the plate by Tanner Veilleux (hit, run), Dakota Payson (hit, run), Dylan Abbott (hit) and Brandon Cournoyer (hit, RBI).

For the Witches, Kyle Goodrich (2 RBIs), Andrew Kiley (run), Anthony Chiappone (hit, run, RBI), Levi Williamson (hit, run), Trevor Pearson (hit, run), Ethan Hayes (3 runs), Zach Steiger (3 runs), Logan Levenseler (hit, run, RBI) and Hunter Russell (run) keyed the offense.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (5-1, 14.8438 points) is ninth, while Hermon (9-0, 34.6094 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 7, Erskine Academy 3

At South China May 4, the Mustangs galloped past the Eagles to their first win. Mount View scored two runs in the third and fifth innings and three in the seventh, while Erskine Academy plated two in the third and one in the sixth.

Leading the ‘Stangs at the plate were Noah Jacobs (3 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Darrett Fowler (hit, run, RBI), Logan Curtis (hit, run, RBI), Neal Kenney (2 hits, 2 RBIs), Kyle Ingraham (hit, run) and Damien Doughty (hit, 2 runs).

For the Eagles, Caden Turcotte (hit, run, RBI), Braden Soule (run), Nick Barber (hit), Lucas Anderson (hit), Joki Wallace (run) and Sage Hapgood-Belanger (hit) paced the offense.

Kenney and Fowler toed the rubber for the visitors, as the duo allowed four hits and four walks, with nine strikeouts. Jack Allen and Lucas Anderson pitched for the hosts, as the teammates allowed nine hits and one walk, with seven strikeouts.

Softball

Oceanside 14, Mount View 2 (6 inns.)

At Rockland May 6, the Mariners sailed to their seventh win in eight tries, this time over the Mustangs. Oceanside scored on run in the first inning, two in the second, one in the fourth, six in the fifth and four in the sixth, while Mount View’s runs came in the third.

Leading the visitors at the plate were Kate Bourgeois (hit, RBI), Alex Fountain (hit) and Taylor Hodgdon (hit).

For the hosts, Abby Veilleux (4 singles, 3 RBIs, 3 stolen bases), Lily Judecki (double, single, RBI), Adrianna Whitamore (double, single, 2 RBIs), Grace Pratt (2 singles, RBI), Raechel Joyce (single, 2 RBIs), Jessica Watkinson (double, RBI) and Chloe Jones (single) paced the offense.

Whitamore pitched for Oceanside, as she allowed three hits and one walk, with seven strikeouts. Morgan Fonger, Emma Fonger and Fountain pitched for Mount View, as the trio allowed 13 hits and nine walks, with two strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-5, 1.2500 points) is 20th, while Brewer (8-0, 40.3125 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 21, Bangor Christian 1 (5 inns.)

At Bangor May 6, the Vikings went on the offensive — and then some — in a lopsided win over the Patriots. Searsport plated 13 runs in the first inning, one in the second and seven in the third, while Bangor Christian scored its lone run in the second.

Leading Searsport at the plate were Madison Young (run), Mikaela Alley (2 runs), Kyla Perkins (2 singles, double, 3 runs, 3 RBIs), Jenna Keach (2 singles, double, 3 runs, 3 RBIs), Abby Stemp (single, 3 runs), Hunter Kronholm (single, RBI), Sarah Gent (run), Makenzie Alley (single, double, 3 runs, 3 RBIs), Jordan Greeley (single, run), Emma Spiegel (single, 2 runs) and Abby Astbury (run).

For Bangor Christian, Veronica Mercier singled and Rebekah Vadas scored.

Keach pitched for the Vikings, as she allowed one hit and one walk, with eight strikeouts. Vadas pitched for the Patriots, as she allowed 12 hits and one walk, with four strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (3-2, 3.9844 points) is third, while Buckfield (6-0, 15.8077 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Erskine Academy 7, Mount View 0

At South China May 4, the Eagles blanked the visiting Mustangs. Erskine Academy scored two runs in the first and third innings and three in the fourth.

Kate Bourgeois had the lone hit for Mount View, while Lydia Boucher (run), MaKenzie Strout (2 hits, 2 runs), Kayla Hodgkins (run, RBI), Emma Fortin (2 hits, run, RBI), Katelyn Rollins (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Chiara Mahoney (hit), Summer Hotham (hit, 2 RBIs) and Parker King (2 hits, RBI) led Erskine Academy at the plate.

Morgan Fonger pitched for the ‘Stangs, as she allowed 10 hits and six walks, with one strikeout. Hodgkins pitched for the Eagles, as she allowed one hit and no walks, with 15 strikeouts.

Greenville 3, Searsport 0

At Greenville May 4, the Lakers blanked the Vikings. Greenville scored two runs in the second inning and one in the sixth.

Abby Stemp and Makenzie Alley singled for Searsport, while Bianca Breton (single, 2 runs), Halle Pelletier (single), Madison Kane (run), Emily Vraux (2 singles, RBI) and Aleya Pelletier (double, 2 RBIs) paced the offense for Greenville.

Jenna Keach pitched for Searsport, as the Viking allowed five hits and one walks, with 11 strikeouts. Halle Pelletier pitched for Greenville, as she allowed two hits and one walk, with 11 strikeouts.

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

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