High school baseball and softball

Panthers swing past Huskies, Windjammer softball earns first win

Medomak Valley softball remains unbeaten, DePatsy has no-hitter, home run, 5 RBIs
By Staff | May 08, 2017

The Medomak Valley and Camden Hills baseball and softball teams swung into action on Thursday, May 4, as three of the four squads picked up wins.

The Panther squads earned road victories over Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, as the baseball team swung to a 12-5 win and the softball squad remained undefeated with a 15-0, 5-inning victory.

The Windjammer softball team also sailed to their first win of the season with an 8-5 victory, while the baseball squad came up on the short end of a 16-0, 6-inning decision against visiting Hampden Academy.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Medomak Valley 15, Maine Central Institute 0 (5 inns.)

At Pittsfield May 4, the Panther offense clicked on all cylinders — as did pitcher Gabby DePatsy from the circle — as the visitors prevailed by mercy rule. Medomak Valley scored seven runs in the first inning, six in the second and two in the fourth.

DePatsy twirled a no-hitter for Medomak Valley as she walked one and struck out seven in the winning effort. She also homered to help her cause, and added a single and knocked in five runs for the visitors.

Also aiding the Panther hit parade was Hallie Kunesh (3 singles, 2 RBIs), Josie Jameson (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Sadie Cohen (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Emily Bottom (single, triple, 2 RBIs), Cassie Smeltzer (single) and Abby Nelson (2 singles, 2 RBIs).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (5-0, 17.8125 points) is second, while Old Town (5-2, 21.7188 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 8, Hampden Academy 5

At Rockport May 4, the Windjammers sailed to their first win of the season as they bested the Broncos. Camden Hills scored five runs in the third inning, two in the fourth and one in the fifth, while Hampden Academy scored one in the third and three in the fifth.

Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Nicole Brown (single, run), Amanda McFarland (double, 2 singles, run), Gillian LaFleche (double, 2 runs), Lauren Miller (double, single, 2 runs), Maddie Wickenden (double, single, run), Alyson Glasier (double, single, run), Grace O’Connell (single) and Amy Kunzinger (single).

For the Broncos, Grace Bennett (2 singles, 2 runs), Natalie Sicard (2 singles, 2 runs), Brooklynn Scott (double, run), Bailey Anderson (single) and Julia Sicard (single) paced the offense.

Emily Long pitched for Camden Hills, allowing seven hits. Hampden Academy pitchers scattered 13 hits and one walk, with four 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 (6-0, 25.0000 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Baseball

Medomak Valley 12, Maine Central Institute 5

At Pittsfield May 4, the Panther offense rapped six hits — coupled with a handful of MCI errors — and prowled to their second straight win. Medomak Valley scored three runs in the first inning, four in the second and five in the seventh.

Connor Simmons pitched for the visitors, allowing seven hits and no walks, with three strikeouts. Marius took the loss on the hill for MCI.

Leading the Panther offense was Cam Robinson (single, 2 runs), Brent Stewart (run), Wyatt Post (double, 2 RBIs, run), Adam Eutsler (single), Duncan Widdecombe (single, run), Gabe Allaire (single, RBI, run), Pat White (single, run) and Isaac Eutsler (RBI, run).

For the Huskies, Pedro Matos, Norman Duncombe and David Young led the offense.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (2-3, 5.0781 points) is 14th, while Old Town (5-2, 18.9063 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Hampden Academy 16, Camden Hills 0 (6 inns.)

At Rockport May 4, the Broncos offense exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning and bested the host Windjammers. Hampden Academy also scored three in the first and four in the fourth.

Leading the Camden Hills offense was Ionut Lodge (2 singles), Jack Moody (single), Jacson Mooers (single), Cole Anderson (single) and Garrison Looke (single).

For Hampden Academy, Nicholas Lorenzo (single, 2 runs), Brandon Smith (2 singles, 2 runs), Casey Sudbeck (home run), Caleb Tribou (single, run), Andrew Gendreau (run), Maxwell Thomas (double, run), Connor Roy (run), John Wolfington (single, run), Nicholas Robidoux (run), Gavin Partridge (run) and Rece Poulin (2 runs) paced the offense.

Braden Fisher and a handful of relievers pitched for the hosts, allowing a combined seven hits and 14 walks. Sudbeck pitched for the visitors, allowing six hits and no walks, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (1-3, 3.1250 points) is 11th, while Bangor (6-0, 20.9375 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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