High school baseball and softball

Camden Hills baseball collects extra-inning win over previously-unbeaten Bangor

Ram softball swings past Windjammers in competitive affair
By Staff | May 09, 2017

Bangor — The Camden Hills baseball and softball teams trekked north to face Bangor on Monday, May 8, as the Rams entered the high school diamond contests with unblemished records.

By day’s end, only one Bangor team remained unbeaten as the Windjammer baseball squad swung to a 3-1, 8-inning victory, while the Windjammer softball team dropped a 10-4 decision to the Rams.

The following is a recap of both contests:

Baseball

Camden Hills 3, Bangor 1 (8 inns.)

At Bangor May 8, the Windjammers plated a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning, which proved the difference in a win over the previously-unbeaten Rams. Camden Hills scored one in the third and Bangor one in the seventh.

Leading the Windjammers on offense were Garrison Looke (2 singles, run), Owen Hilt (single), Cole Anderson (double), Braden Fisher (single), Ionut Lodge (single, run), Jack Moody (single, run) and Jason Greenleaf (2 singles).

For the Rams, Peter Kemble (double), Derek Fournier (2 singles), Nick Cowperthwaite (single), Tyler Parker (single) and George Payne (double) paced the offense.

Looke and Anderson pitched for Camden Hills, allowing five hits and two walks, with eight strikeouts. Gary Farnham and Noah Tappan pitched for Bangor, allowing 11 hits and four walks, with eight strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-3, 12.5000 points) is fifth, while Brewer (6-1, 26.5625 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Bangor 10, Camden Hills 4

At Bangor May 8, the Windjammers took a brief lead, but the Rams went on the offensive and bested the visitors. Camden Hills scored one run in the first and second innings and two in the third, while Bangor scored four in the first, two in the second, three in the third and one in the fourth.

Leading Camden Hills at the plate was Nicole Brown (2 runs), Laticia Billings (run), Gillian LaFleche (single), Lauren Miller (single, run) and Maddie Wickenden (single).

For Bangor, Madison Drake (3 singles, 2 runs), Meg Conner (2 singles, run), Emma Payne (single, 2 runs), Lindy Bezgembluk (single, run), Grace Perron (single, run), Rowan Andrews (run), Lexi Cunningham (single, run) and Page Cadorette (2 singles, run) paced the offense.

McFarland and O’Connell pitched for the Windjammers, allowing 11 hits and three walks, with three strikeouts. Cunningham pitched for the Rams, allowing three hits and four walks, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (1-4, 1.5625 points) is 11th, while Edward Little of Auburn (6-0, 25.0000 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 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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