Busline League spring sports

Middle school baseball, softball squads make pitch for success

By Staff | May 19, 2017
Photo by: Mark Haskell

Despite a soggy first few weeks of the regular season that saw many postponements — and a boatload of rescheduled contests — the Busline League baseball and softball seasons is in full swing, and appears to be settling into a groove with many recent diamond clashes for Midcoast teams.

Coaches can report results to Courier Publications/VillageSoup by emailing game information or by sending photos, taken by a smartphone, of the home and away scorebooks, to sports@courierpublicationsllc.com. Results also can be reported by calling 594-4401, extension 116.

Information provided below may not reflect all information for both teams.

Click for photos from middle school sports events this spring.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Oceanside 7th 16, Bristol 15

At Bristol May 16, the Mariners held off a late Blue Devil rally and emerged victorious. Oceanside scored two runs in the third inning, four in the fourth, six in the fifth and four in the sixth, while Bristol scored one in the first and second innings, three in the third and fifth innings, two in the sixth and five in the seventh.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Austin Chilles (2 hits, run, RBI), Hunter Norton (2 hits, 2 RBIs), Connor Calderwood (hit, run, 3 RBIs), Camden Powell (run), Brady Marchessault (3 hits, 3 runs, RBI), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (hit, 2 runs, RBI), Jacob Carroll (3 runs), Joshua Smalley (3 runs, RBI), Tyler Ingerson (run) and Jacoby Davis (run).

For the Blue Devils, Spencer Gamage (hit, run, RBI), Colin Bradbury (hit, 2 runs), Myles Wotton (4 hits, 4 runs, 2 RBIs), Levi Farrin (hit, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Eben Lord (3 runs), Aiden Seiders (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Matt Hanna (hit, run, RBI), James Usher (hit, RBI), Ashton Foster (RBI) and Jacob Masters (hit, run) paced the offense.

Chilles, Powell, Smalley and Marchessault pitched for Oceanside, allowing 12 hits and 10 walks, with nine strikeouts. Lord, Farrin, Isaac Rose and Ethan Pendleton pitched for Bristol, allowing nine hits and 12 walks, with 13 strikeouts.

Oceanside 7th 10, Boothbay 3

At Rockland May 13, the Mariners jumped to an early lead and surged past the Wildcats. Oceanside scored four in the first and six more in the sixth, while Boothbay scored two in the third and one in the fifth.

Leading the Mariner offense was Austin Chilles (hit, 2 runs), Hunter Norton (hit, 2 runs), Connor Calderwood (run), Camden Powell (2 runs), Brady Marchessault (2 runs), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (run, RBI), Joshua Smalley (RBI) and Tyler Ingerson (hit).

For Boothbay, Matthew Sullivan (hit, run), Sam Page (hit, RBI), Owen Barter (hit), Elder Fox (2 hits), Drew Meader (hit) and Jameson LaBrecque (hit, 2 runs) paced the offense.

Oakes-Nelsen and Smalley pitched for Oceanside, allowing seven hits and two walks, with 11 strikeouts. Barter, Gryffin Kristan, Page, Jordan Carrier and Meader all pitched for Boothbay, allowing three hits and seven walks, with five strikeouts.

Troy Howard 7th 11, Oceanside 5

At Belfast May 11, the Lions roared past the visiting Mariners. Troy Howard scored eight in the first, two in the fourth and one in the sixth, while Oceanside scored two in the first and fifth frames and one in the fourth.

Leading the Lions at the dish were Jonah Lovejoy (hit, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Zepherin Leppanen (2 hits, 3 RBIs, run), Liam McConnell (hit, run), Pat McConnell (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Ronin Dechamps (run, RBI), Jeremiah Porter (hit, run), Frankie Martin (hit, run), Elias Howard (2 hits, run) and Oliver Tarbox (run).

For the Mariners, Austin Chilles (3 hits, 2 runs), Hunter Norton (run), Connor Calderwood (3 hits, run, RBI), Brady Marchessault (hit), Tiernan Dugas (RBI), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (hit, 2 RBIs) and Jacob Carroll (hit, RBI) paced the offense.

Porter, Pat McConnell, Deschamps, Lovejoy and Leppanen pitched for Troy Howard, allowing 10 hits and four walks, with nine strikeouts. Calderwood and Powell pitched for Oceanside, allowing 11 hits and five walks, with seven strikeouts.

Camden-Rockport 7th 6, Medomak 4

At Camden May 11, the Schooners swung to a two-run win over the Riverhawks.

Brady Carter and Jake Bickmore doubled to lead Medomak, while Joah Thompson and Noah Thackeray singled for Camden-Rockport.

Riverhawk coach Shep Brown said the 13 walks his pitching staff issued to the Schooners “proved to be too much to overcome, with the first four batters of the game for Camden[-Rockport] scoring.”

Medomak 8th 21, Wiscasset 1

At Waldoboro May 11, the Riverhawks bested the Warriors in an exhibition contest.

Leading the Riverhawks at the plate were Anthony York (single), Kallon Mortensen (single), Ian Doughty (2 singles), Ethan Reed (2 singles), Colvin Standring (2 singles, double), Aiden Starr (single, double), Isaac McCollett (single), Isaiah Staples (4 singles), Max Moody (2 singles) and Aiden Hamar (2 singles).

Noah Crosby got the win on the hill for Medomak.

Information for Wiscasset was unavailable.

St. George 4, Medomak 8th 3

At St. George May 9, the Dragons swung past the Riverhawks.

Leading Medomak at the plate was Kallon Mortensen (single), Aiden Starr (single), Ethan Reed (2 singles), Colvin Standring (single, double) and Zack Winpenny (single).

Ethan Reed took the loss on the hill for Medomak.

Information on St. George was unavailable.

Medomak 7th 3, Troy Howard 2

At Waldoboro May 9, the Riverhawks edged the visiting Lions.

Colby Brown, Cole Wallace, Garrett Hutchins and Jake Bickmore combined on a one-hitter on the mound, while Zack Benner, Wallace and Bickmore rapped hits, with Bickmore’s RBI-double proving the difference in the win.

Information on Troy Howard was unavailable.

Oceanside 7th 6, Camden-Rockport 1

At Rockland May 8, the Mariners swung to a five-run win over the Schooners. Oceanside scored one in the first, two in the third and three in the fifth, while Camden-Rockport scored one in the first.

Leading the Mariners at the dish were Austin Chilles (hit, 2 runs), Hunter Norton (2 runs), Connor Calderwood (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Camden Powell (hit, run, RBI) and Jacob Carroll (hit).

For the Schooners, Elias Libby (run), Sawyer Olson (hit, RBI) and Mason Chadwick (hit) paced the offense.

Medomak 8th 15, Camden-Rockport 2

At Camden May 4, the Riverhawks emerged victorious over the Schooners.

Leading the Medomak hit parade were Colvin Standring (double, 2 singles), Ethan Reed (2 singles, double), Zack Winpenny (2 doubles), Aiden Starr (single), Anthony York (single), Parker Morrison (single) and Noah Crosby (2 singles).

Reed got the win on the hill for Medomak. Information on Camden-Rockport was unavailable.

Nobleboro-Jefferson 9, Oceanside 7th 4

At Oceanside May 3, the visitors swung past the host Mariners. Oceanside scored one in the fifth and seventh innings and two in the sixth, while Nobleboro/Jefferson scored three in the first, one in the third and fourth innings and four in the sixth.

Leading the Mariners at the dish were Harrison Mele (run), Connor Calderwood (hit, run, RBI), Jacob Carroll (RBI), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (run), Camden Powell (RBI), Jacoby Davis (RBI) and Tyler Ingerson (run).

For Nobleboro/Jefferson, Joel Pitcher (2 hits, 2 runs), John Campbell (hit, 2 runs), Justice Pierpont (hit, RBI, 3 runs), Devin Landry (hit, 3 RBIs), Aidan Gallagher (hit, 2 RBIs), Gavin Pinkham (RBI) and Nathan Crossley (run).

Chilles, Powell, Calderwood and Oakes-Nelsen pitched for Oceanside, allowing nine hits and five walks, with 14 strikeouts. Pitcher and Landry pitched for Nobleboro/Jefferson, allowing one hit and nine walks, with 16 strikeouts.

Bristol 7th 7, Medomak 2

At Bristol April 27, the Blue Devils swung to a five-run win.

Brady Carter, Zack Benner and Ryan Jarvis each singled to pace Medomak.

Troy Howard 7th 20, Oceanside 6 (5 inns.)

At Thomaston April 25, the Lions swung to a mercy rule-shortened win over the host Mariners. Troy Howard scored six in the first, three in the second, five in the third, three in the fourth and three in the fifth; while Oceanside scored one in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth.

Leading Troy Howard at the plate was Jeremiah Porter (run), Jonah Lovejoy (triple, 2 runs), Liam McConnell (2 runs), Pat McConnell (2 singles, 4 runs), Zepherin Leppanen (triple, single, 2 runs), Ronin Deschamps (3 runs), Eli Howard (run), Alex Gerrish (double, 3 runs) and Ollie Tarbox (single, 2 runs).

For Oceanside, Austin Chilles (single, run), Brady Marchessault (run), Hunter Norton (2 singles, run), Connor Calderwood (single), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (run), Max Bonzagni (run) and Jacoby Davis (single, run) paced the offense.

Oakes-Nelsen, Norton, Calderwood, Camden Powell, and Joshua Smalley all pitched for Oceanside, allowing seven hits and 14 walks, with eight strikeouts. McConnell and Leppanen pitched for Troy Howard, allowing five hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts.

Medomak 7th 16, Camden-Rockport 4

At Waldoboro April 25, the Riverhawks bested the Schooners by 12 runs.

Colby Brown, Ryan Jarvis and Jake Bickmore all toed the rubber for Medomak, with the trio combining to allow one hit and 10 walks, with four strikeouts.

Leading the offense for the Riverhawks were Brown (2 singles, double), Bickmore (single, double) and Austin Brewer (2 singles, double), while Garrett Hutchins spearheaded a triple play effort on the field for the hosts.

Information on Camden-Rockport was unavailable.

Softball

Medomak 7th 20, Boothbay 6

At Waldoboro May 16, the Riverhawks prowled past the Wildcats. Medomak scored eight in the first, nine in the second, one in the third and two in the fourth, while Boothbay scored two in the first, three in the second and one in the fourth.

Leading the ‘Hawks at the plate were Zaniah Pulchalski (double, single), Lucy Jameson (triple, 3 singles), Ruth Havener (single), Alyssa Creamer (2 singles), Elli Ashmore (double, 2 singles), Emylee Bryant (2 singles), Grace White (single), Anna Wagner (single) and Lizzi Swan (single).

For Boothbay, Kylie Brown and Jaelyn Crocker each doubled and Mara Gentry singled.

Ashmore pitched for Medomak, allowing five hits and eight walks, with two strikeouts.

Oceanside 8th 7, Medomak 5

At Waldoboro May 13, the Mariners sailed past the Riverhawks. Oceanside scored four in the third and three in the fourth, while Medomak scored five in the fifth.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Grace Woodman (single, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), Hannah Robinson (run), Kaileigh Pease (single, RBI), Lily Judecki (single, RBI, run), Jessica Watkinson (2 singles, triple, 2 runs), Autumn Harvey (single, 2 RBIs) and Julie Butman (run).

For the Riverhawks, Mackenzie Emerson (2 singles, run), Hannah Lee (single, RBI, run), Brooke Fillmore (run), Eliza Nelson (single, RBI), Natalie Stewart (single), Chantel Emery (run) and Stephanie Morse (triple, RBI, run) paced the offense.

Lee pitched for Medomak, allowing seven hits and five walks, with two strikeouts. Adrianna Whitamore pitched for Oceanside, allowing six hits and six walks, with eight strikeouts.

Oceanside 8th 14, Medomak 4

At Waldoboro May 13, the Mariners prevailed by 10 runs in the second game of the day’s doubleheader. Oceanside scored two in the first, six in the second, three in the third, one in the fourth and two in the fifth, while Medomak scored one in the first, one in the second and two in the third.

Leading the Oceanside offense was Grace Woodman (single, RBI, 2 runs), Hannah Robinson (2 singles, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Kaileigh Pease (run), Lily Judecki (single, RBI, run), Jessica Watkinson (4 runs), Autumn Harvey (2 runs) and Adrianna Whitamore (2 singles, run).

For Medomak, Stephanie Morse (double, RBI), Bella Lafrance (double, run), Mackenzie Emerson (single, run), Hannah Lee (run), Brooke Fillmore (single, RBI), Kaia O’Brien (single, double, RBI, run) and Eliza Nelson (single) paced the offense.

Watkinson pitched for Oceanside, allowing seven hits and no walks, with 10 strikeouts. Morse pitched for Medomak, allowing six hits and 13 walks, with eight strikeouts.

Medomak 8th 34, Searsport 6 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro May 11, the Riverhawks scored in droves and soared past the Vikings. Medomak scored seven in the first, nine in the second, 10 in the third and four in the eighth, while Searsport scored three in the second and one in the first, third and fourth innings.

Leading the Riverhawks at the plate were Natalie Stewart (2 RBIs, 5 runs), Emma Kunesh (RBI, run), Chantel Emery (RBI, 3 runs), Abby Grant (2 RBIs, run), Stephanie Morse (double, 6 RBIs, 5 runs), Emily Harris (3 RBIs, 4 runs), Bella Lafrance (single, double, triple, 5 RBIs, 4 runs), Mackenzie Emerson (RBI, 4 runs), Kristina Rolerson (4 RBIs, 3 runs), Kaia O’Brien (run) and Eliza Nelson (single, 2 doubles, 2 RBIs, 3 runs).

For the Vikings, Rebecca Lane (run), Adrianna Lang (2 runs), Cassidy Priest (RBI), Makenzie Cunningham (run), Kyla Perkins (RBI, run), Libby Frazee (run) and Casey Snow (RBI) paced the offense.

Morse pitched for Medomak and twirled a no-hitter as she walked 13 and struck out 15. Snow pitched for Searsport, scattering 10 hits and 29 walks, with eight strikeouts.

Oceanside 8th 21, Hope-Appleton 0 (5 inns.)

At Rockland May 9, the Mariners went on the offensive and bested the visitors. Oceanside scored four in the first and second innings, two in the third and 11 in the fourth.

Adrianna Whitamore twirled a no-hitter in the pitching circle for Oceanside, allowing five walks and striking out 13. Olivia Brown and Lauren Linscott pitched for Hope-Appleton, allowing 13 hits and 18 walks, with two strikeouts.

Leading Oceanside at the plate was Jessica Watkinson (single, 4 runs), Hannah Robinson (double, single, 2 runs), Grace Woodman (3 singles, 3 runs), Whitamore (single, run), Autumn Harvey (single, run), Lily Judecki (3 singles, 3 runs), Nina Waldron (2 singles, 2 runs), Hannah Bickford (run), Julie Butman (run) and Korinn Wellman (3 runs).

Medomak 8th 25, Camden-Rockport 14

At Camden May 4, the Riverhawks poured on the runs late and soared over the Schooners. Medomak scored six in the third, two in the fourth, six in the fifth, four in the sixth and seven in the seventh, while Camden-Rockport scored four in the first, one in the second, seven in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Leading the Riverhawks at the plate were Natalie Stewart (single, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Emma Kunesh (2 singles, 2 runs), Mary Jo Wadsworth (run), Abby Grant (single, RBI), Stephanie Morse (single, home run, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Emily Harris (2 singles, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Bella Lafrance (2 singles, double, 4 RBIs, 3 runs), Mackenzie Emerson (2 singles, 4 runs), Hannah Lee (single, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), Kristina Rolerson (single, RBI, run) and Eliza Nelson (single, RBI, 4 runs).

For the Schooners, Nora Fink (2 runs), Bella Gardiner (RBI, run), Alyssa Bland (RBI), Alyson Shook (2 runs), Olivia Osier (3 RBIs, 3 runs), Caroline Contento (single, RBI, 2 runs), Kyla Taylor (2 singles, RBI, run), Shakira Cayouette (RBI), Kennedy Peterson (RBI, run), Milo Gaudette (RBI) and Hollie Hutchison (2 singles, 2 RBIs, run) paced the offense.

Osier and Lillia Stone pitched for Camden-Rockport, allowing 16 hits and 13 walks, with 13 strikeouts. Lee and Morse pitched for Medomak, allowing five hits and 15 walks, with 12 strikeouts.

Oceanside 8th 14, Troy Howard 2 (5 inns.)

At Rockland May 4, the Mariners plated 14 unanswered runs en route to a mercy-rule win over the Lions. Troy Howard scored two in the first, while Oceanside scored three in the third, seven in the fourth and four in the fifth.

Leading the Mariners at the dish were Jessica Watkinson (double, single, run), Hannah Robinson (2 singles, 2 runs), Grace Woodman (triple, run), Adrianna Whitamore (2 singles, 3 runs), Kaileigh Pease (single, run), Julie Butman (run), Alexa Barstow (run), Hannah Bickford (run), Nina Waldron (single, 2 runs) and Sarah Brown (run).

For the Lions, Alyssa Hastings (run), Paris Wetherington (run), Madison Chiramonte (single) and Anna Metcalf (single) paced the offense.

Hailey Hall pitched for Troy Howard, allowing nine hits and 10 walks, with four strikeouts. Whitamore pitched for Oceanside, allowing two hits and six walks, with 10 strikeouts.

Medomak 7th 27, Bristol 0 (5 inns.)

At Bristol April 27, the Riverhawks swept past the Blue Devils.

Alyssa Creamer and Ellie Ashmore pitched for Medomak, allowing one hit and five walks, with 10 strikeouts. Jewel Farrin pitched for Bristol, allowing 16 hits and 15 walks, with five strikeouts.

Leading the Riverhawks at the plate were Autumn Ripley (single, RBI), Lucy Jameson (2 singles, double, 5 RBIs), Lizzy Swan (2 singles, 3 RBIs), Taylor Podraski (triple, single, 3 RBIs), Emylee Leary (single, 2 RBIs), Alyssa Creamer (single), Baylee Stewart (2 singles, RBI), Cameron Baines (2 singles, 2 RBIs) and Zaniah Pulchalski (2 singles, RBI).

Mckenna Fitzpatrick had the lone hit on the day for the Blue Devils.

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

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