Middle school diamond dandies headline recent action
Busline League baseball and softball squads continue to swing hot bats with teams throughout, Knox, Waldo and part of Lincoln counties in action in recent days.
The regular season ends soon and the single-elimination playoffs begin in the coming days.
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 books, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Results also can be reported by calling 594-4401, extension 116. All results published are what VillageSoup has received on a particular game.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Great Salt Bay 13, Medomak 7th 0 (4 inns.)
At Waldoboro May 19, the Cougars had no trouble with the Riverhawks and prevailed via the mercy rule. Great Salt Bay scored four runs in the first inning, two in the third and four in the seventh.
Nathan Emerson and Wyatt Fillmore pitched for Medomak, allowing 10 hits and five walks, with six strikeouts. Andrew Greenleaf tossed a no-hitter for Great Salt Bay, walking five and striking out six.
Josh Pinkham (2 singles), Andrew Greenleaf (2 singles) and Jonah Divante (single) paced the Cougars at the plate.
Troy Howard 3, Camden-Rockport 2 (9 inns.)
At Belfast May 16, the Lions roared to victory in extra innings on the strength of a walkoff single by Tyler Bartlett. Troy Howard scored one run in the first, fourth and ninth innings, while Camden-Rockport scored one in the fifth and another in the sixth.
Leading Troy Howard at the plate was Bartlett (2 single), Skylar Perkins (single, run), Nathaniel Johnson (run), Grey Dinsmore (single) and Sam Davis (single, run).
For Camden-Rockport, Jack Poutasse (single, run), Conrad Crans (single), Eben Merrifield (single), Isaac Bricker (single, run) and Seth Yates (single) paced the offense.
Perkins and Sam Goguen both pitched for Troy Howard, while Braden Fisher was among the pitchers for Camden-Rockport.
Medomak 8th 20, Lincolnville 12
At Lincolnville May 16, the Riverhawks picked up an eight-run win over the Lynx. Medomak scored one run in the first, second and fourth innings, two in the third, four in the sixth and 11 in the seventh. Lincolnville scored three in the first and second innings, one in the sixth and five in the seventh.
Leading the Riverhawks at the plate were Wyatt Post (double, 5 singles), Andrew Campbell (single), Ben Dever (3 singles), Owen Jameson (double, 2 singles), Duncan Morrell (double), Jensen Willis (single), Tyler Fields (single) and Nathan Emerson (2 singles).
Medomak 8th 7, Searsport 4 (5 inns.)
At Searsport May 15, the Riverhawks prevailed by three runs over the Vikings in the first of a rare schoolday doubleheader. Both games were five innings to fit allotted field time. Medomak scored three runs in the first and fourth innings and one in the third, while Searsport scored two in the second and one in both the third and fourth frames.
Leading Medomak at the plate was Wyatt Post (single), Andrew Campbell (2 singles), Brent Stewart (single), Ben Dever (single) and Duncan Morrell (single).
For Searsport, Eric Bowen (single, run), Liam MacMillan (single), Ben Powell (single, run) and Connor Kneeland (2 singles, double, run) paced the offense.
Powell and MacMillan pitched for the Vikings, while Josh Goldrup and Morrell pitched for the Riverhawks.
Searsport 9, Medomak 4 (5 inns.)
At Searsport May 15, the Vikings avenged their loss from earlier in the day and bested the Riverhawks by five runs. Searsport scored one in the first and eight in the third, while Medomak scored one in the first and three in the second.
Leading Medomak at the plate was Wyatt Post (2 singles), Andrew Campbell (2 singles), Owen Jameson (single), Ben Dever (2 singles) and Josh Goldrup (single).
For Searsport, Liam MacMillan (single, run), Ben Powell (single, double, run, 2 RBIs), Connor Kneeland (single, triple, 2 runs), Jacob Moore (single, RBI, run), Brad Pinkerton (single, run), Shane Reynolds (single, run) and Kaden Harriman (single, run) paced the offense.
Kneeland and Noah Clark pitched for Searsport, with Kneeland allowing four earned runs and struck out five. Duncan Morrell, Dever and Goldrup pitched for Medomak.
Medomak 8th 16, Lincolnville 4 ( 6 inns.)
At Waldoboro May 13, the Riverhawks came away with a 12-run victory over the visiting Lynx. Medomak scored eight runs in the second inning, one in the fourth, five in the fifth and two in the sixth, while Licolnville scored one in the first, two in the fourth and one in the fifth.
Leading Medomak at the plate was Wyatt Post (2 singles), Andrew Campbell (3 singles), Brent Stewart (single), Ben Dever (3 singles), Owen Jameson (single), Alex Zalinski (single, double), Josh Goldrup (double) and Tyler Fields (single).
Stewart pitched the win on the hill for the Riverhawks.
Medomak 8th 31, Searsport 0 (5 inns.)
At Searsport May 15, the Riverhawks went on the offensive and blanked the host Vikings.
Gabby DePatsy walked none and struck out 10 batters for Medomak.
Leading the visitors at the plate were DePatsy (2 singles, 2 doubles), Abby Nelson (single, double), Josie Jameson (double), Hallie Kunesh (single), Megan Wright (single), Alyssa Blacker (2 singles) and Cassidy Benner (2 singles).
Medomak 25, Searsport 0 (5 inns.)
At Searsport May 15, the Riverhawks continued to surge in the second game of a rare schoolday doubleheader en route to a big victory.
Gabby DePatsy walked one and struck out 11 batters for Medomak.
Leading the visitors at the plate were DePatsy (2 singles), Hallie Kunesh (2 singles, triple), Josie Jameson (2 singles), Megan Wright (2 singles), Abby Nelson (single), Alyssa Blackler (single) and Cassidy Benner (single).