High school baseball and softball

Mariners, Windjammers, Panthers prevail in April 30 contests

Oceanside's Mazurek continues impressive efforts at plate, on mound
By Staff | May 01, 2014

It was a good day on the diamond for several Midcoast high school baseball and softball teams on Wednesday, April 30, with all but one squad picking up early-season victories.

The Oceanside and Camden Hills baseball and softball teams, along with the Medomak Valley baseball team, all secured wins, while the Medomak Valley softball team came up short in its game against Gardiner.

See accompanying story for Camden Hills baseball.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Oceanside 7, Erskine Academy 0

At South China April 30, the Mariners won their fourth straight game on the strength of another stellar performance from sophomore hurler Nick Mazurek.

Mazurek tossed a one-hitter against the Eagles as he walked five and fanned 10 batters.

In his first four games, Mazurek logged a save against Camden Hills, fired a no-hitter against Medomak Valley, swatted two home runs and knocked in seven run against Belfast and a one-hitter against the Eagles. He has struck out 24 batters in 14 1/3 innings on the mound, while at the plate, he is batting .636 (5 runs, 10 RBIs and 2 stolen bases).

Luke Peabody and Jared Gartley combined to pitch for Erskine Academy, allowing nine hits, five walks and one hit batter, with three strikeouts.

Leading the Oceanside offense were Mazurek (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Nick Judge (single), Ryan Allender (single, stolen base, run), J.T. Tobin (single, RBI), Travis Frye (single, stolen base, run) and Zac Roman (single, RBI).

Tyler Bailey had the lone hit of the day for Erskine Academy.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (4-0, 8.0078 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 6, Gardiner 3

At Waldoboro April 30, the Panthers broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning and doubled up the visiting Tigers. Medomak Valley scored three times in the frame, while adding two in the fifth inning and one in the first. Gardiner scored twice in the first inning and once in the sixth.

Nicholas DePatsy went the distance on the hill for the Panthers, allowing six hits and two walks, with five strikeouts. Josh McKelvey took the loss for the Tigers, allowing eight hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.

Leading Medomak Valley's offense were Riley McCollett (4 singles, 4 stolen bases, 3 runs, RBI), Ollie Brown (single, 2 stolen bases, run, RBI), Tyler Emerson (single), Josh Lee (single) and DePatsy (single, 2 stolen bases, run).

For Gardiner, Brad Weston (home run, 2 runs, 2 RBIs) and Nic Berube (2 singles, stolen base) paced the offense.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (1-3, 1.3672 points) is 15th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (4-0, 8.0078 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 12, Medomak Valley 0 (6 inns.)

At Waldoboro April 29, the Eagles plated six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and picked up the win over the Panthers. Lincoln Academy also scored three runs in both the second and fourth innings.

Riley McCollett went 5 1/3 innings, allowing 13 hits and no walks, with seven strikeouts. Tyler Emerson also pitched in relief, allowing three hits.

Devin Scherer tossed a two-hit shutout, walking none and fanning six in the win.

Emerson and Patrick Madden singled for Medomak Valley.

Sawyer Pinkham (double, stolen base, 2 runs), Travis Creamer (double, single, run, 3 RBIs), Devin Scherer (single, run), Wally Morris (3 singles, stolen base, 2 runs), A.J. Oliver (home run, 4 RBIs), Brady Leeman (single, stolen base, run), Brett Cowan (double, single, stolen base, 2 runs, RBI), Spencer Alden (double, single, 3 RBIs) and Matt Wallace (single, stolen base, 2 runs) paced Lincoln Academy.

Softball

Camden Hills 10, Maranacook 1

At Rockport April 30, the Windjammers (2-2) sailed to a nine-run win over the visiting Black Bears.

Leading the 'Jammers at the plate were Hannah Corney (3 singles, RBI), Maddie Bowman (double, 2 RBIs, run), Natalie Hamalainen (single), Charlotte Messer (2 singles, run), Taylor Peasley (2 singles, run) and Maddie Wickenden (single, run).

Lillie McLaughlin doubled, while Ashley Michaud and Lindsay Jackson singled for Maranacook.

Corney pitched for Camden Hills, allowing three hits and one walk, with two strikeouts.

McLaughlin and Paige Costa pitched for the Black Bears, allowing a combined 10 hits and six walks, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (2-2, 5.4688 points) is fourth, while Mount Desert Island (3-0, 7.0313 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 11, Erskine Academy 10

At South China April 30, the Mariners and Eagles engaged in a fierce offensive battle, with the visitors coming away with the one-run win. Oceanside scored two runs in the second inning, four in the third, one in the fourth and four in the fifth. Erskine Academy scored once in the second inning, four times each in the fourth and sixth innings and once more in the seventh.

Leading the Mariner offense were Paige Tyler (home run, 2 RBIs), Kalyn Grover (single, RBI), Alexis Davis (single), Brooke Dugan (triple, double, single, 2 RBIs), Trittany Penn (2 singles), Ari Curtis (2 singles), Caitlyn Raye (2 singles) and Maggie Drinkwater (2 singles, 3 RBIs).

For Erskine Academy, Kaitlyn Sutter (double, RBI), Amber Grady (single, 2 RBIs) and Mallory Chamberlain (single) paced the offense.

Tyler pitched for the Mariners, allowing three hits and 12 walks, with nine strikeouts. Chamberlain pitched for the Eagles, scattering 11 hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (2-1, 3.1641 points) is eighth, while Mount Desert Island (3-0, 7.0313 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs. Oceanside's win over Erskine Academy has yet to be reported to the Heal Point site.

Gardiner 15, Medomak Valley 0 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro April 30, the Tigers put the game out of reach with a seven-run fourth inning and roared to victory. The visitors added two runs in the first, one in the second, four in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Lauren Guptill doubled for the lone Medomak Valley hit, while Gardiner was led by Bri Brochu (2 singles), Lily Chepke (single, double), Morgan Carver (single), Brittany Rollins (single, double), Kristi Smith (single, double), Ellie Luken (single, double) and Julie Nadeau (single).

Hannah Marks pitched for the Panthers, allowing 13 hits and three walks, with two strikeouts. Smith pitched for the Tigers, allowing one hit and three walks, with 10 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (0-4, no points) is 17th, while Mount Desert Island (3-0, 7.0313 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 8, Medomak Valley 2

At Newcastle April 29, the Eagles prevailed by six runs over the Panthers. Lincoln Academy scored one run in the second inning, two in the third, two in the fifth and two in the sixth; while Medomak Valley scored its two runs in the sixth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Hope Lash (single), Stephanie Hill (single), McKenzie Wing (single), Miranda Belcher (single), Sophie Cohen (2 singles) and Casey Wagner (double).

For Lincoln Academy, Miranda Achorn tripled and singled to pace the offense.

Hannah Marks pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing eight hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts. Abby Farrin pitched for Lincoln Academy, allowing eight hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts.

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