High school baseball and softball

Panthers, Windjammers, Vikings experience heavy recent diamond action

By Staff | May 16, 2017

It was a difficult few days on the diamonds — in terms of win/loss records — for the high school baseball and softball teams from Camden Hills, Medomak Valley and Vinalhaven-North Haven as all six were dealt losses in games played Friday and Saturday, May 12-13.

The islanders hosted Richmond and the softball team fell 11-0 and the baseball squad lost 17-1 on Saturday, while the Panther and Windjammer teams also fell to Gardiner and Edward Little of Auburn, respectively, the previous day.

The Windjammer softball team lost 12-0 in five innings to the Red Eddies, while the baseball squad dropped a 4-3 decision.

The Panther softball team saw its eight-game unbeaten streak come to an end with a 10-1 loss, while the baseball team was downed 13-3 in five innings, both to Gardiner on Friday.

Medomak Valley rebounded nicely, however, on Monday, May 15, as the Panthers swung to victories over Spruce Mountain of Jay. The baseball team posted a 4-2 win, while the softball squad prevailed 22-10 in five innings.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Medomak Valley 22, Spruce Mountain 10 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro May 15, the Panthers prowled past the Phoenix and prevailed with a mercy-rule win. Medomak Valley plated 11 runs in the second inning and added four in the first and seven in the fifth to walk off with the win, while the Phoenix scored five in the second, one in the third and four in the fifth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Lydia Simmons (single, triple, 5 RBIs), Gabby DePatsy (2 singles, 4 RBIs), Melayna Benner (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Josie Jameson (double, single, 3 RBIs), Abby Nelson (2 singles, RBI), Maddy White (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Hallie Kunesh (single, 2 RBIs) and Aubrey Schaeffer (double, 2 RBIs).

For the Phoenix, Alex Bessey rapped four hits, while Calley Baker added a three-run home run.

DePatsy pitched for the hosts, allowing 11 hits and six walks, with five strikeouts. Bessey pitched for the visitors, allowing 14 hits and eight walks, with three strikeouts.

Gardiner 10, Medomak Valley 1

At Gardiner May 13, the Tigers plated 10 runs in the first three frames and knocked the Panthers from the ranks of the unbeaten. Gardiner scored four in the first and three in both the second and third innings, while Medomak Valley scored its lone run in the fourth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Gabby DePatsy (home run), Hallie Kunesh (2 singles), Maddy White (single), Aubrey Schaeffer (single) and Lydia Simmons (single).

For the Tigers, Jillion Bisson (2 singles), Julie Nadeau (2 singles), Kylie Sirois (2 singles), Sidney Baratunk (single), Brooke Sones (single), Meegan Meehan (single) and Haley Brann (single) paced the offense.

Addie Jameson and DePatsy pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing a combined 10 hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts. Bisson pitched for Gardiner, allowing six hits and no walks, with five strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (9-1, 51.9531 points) is third, while Gardiner (54.9219 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Edward Little 12, Camden Hills 0 (5 inns.)

At Auburn May 13, the Red Eddies blanked the visiting Windjammers by virtue of the mercy rule. Edward Little scored one in the first, four in the third, six in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Nicole Brown (single), Maddie Wickenden (single) and Amy Kunzinger (2 singles).

For the Red Eddies, Emily Lashua (single, 2 runs), Kylie Bureau (double, single, 3 runs), Olivia Jensen (2 singles, 3 runs), Grace Beaudet (double, 2 singles, 2 runs), Taylor Depot (double, run), Anna LeBlanc (single), Grace Russell (double) and Chantel Ouellette (single, run).

Emily Long pitched for Camden Hills, allowing 12 hits and one walk, with two strikeouts. Ouellette pitched for Edward Little, allowing four hits and two walks, with five strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-6, 3.7500 points) is 11th, while Edward Little (7-2, 40.6250 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Richmond 11, Vinalhaven/North Haven 0

At Vinalhaven May 13, the Bobcats bested the host islanders. Richmond scored three in the first, one in the second, one in the third, three in the fifth, one in the sixth and two in the seventh.

Leading the Vikings were Gilleyanne Davis-Oakes (single), Carolyn Hopkins (single), Rosie Morel (single) and Marina Davis (single).

For the Bobcats, Meranda Martin (3 singles), Camryn Hurley (single), Sydnie Tilton (double, triple), Cassidy Harriman (2 singles), Emily Douin (2 singles), Bryne Lancaster (4 singles), Mackenzie Abbott (2 singles), Ashley Brown (single, double) paced the offense.

Ashlyn Littlefield pitched for the islanders, allowing 18 hits and six walks, with five strikeouts. Tilton pitched for Richmond, allowing four hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven/North Haven (3-4, 7.9688 points) is seventh, while Richmond (8-0, 54.4574 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Baseball

Medomak Valley 4, Spruce Mountain 2

At Waldoboro May 15, the Panthers doubled up the visiting Phoenix. Medomak Valley scored three in the first and one in the third, while Spruce Mountain scored one in the first and second frames.

Leading the Panthers at the dish were Cameron Robinson (single, run), Brent Stewart (2 singles, run), Adam Eutsler (2 singles, 2 RBIs, run), Ryan Creamer (single, RBI, run) and Isaac Eutsler (single, RBI),

For the Phoenix, Noah Preble (2 singles, run), London Brochu (single), Tyler Poisson (single), Nick Lombardi (double, run) and Hunter Dalton (single, RBI) paced the offense.

Stewart toed the rubber for Medomak Valley, allowing six hits and one walk, with six strikeouts. Nate Goodine pitched for Spruce Mountain, allowing seven hits and no walks, with seven strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (5-5, 18.4375 points) is 11th, while Gardiner (7-3, 47.5000 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Richmond 18, Vinalhaven/North Haven 1 (6 inns.)

At Vinalhaven May 13, the Bobcats prowled past the host islanders. Richmond plated four runs in the first, three in the second, two in the third and nine in the sixth, while Vinalhaven/North Haven scored one in the fifth.

Leading the islanders at the plate were Tim Farrelly (single), Keaton Lear (single) and Joe Hopkins (run). For the Bobcats, Matt Rines (single, 3 runs), Brendan Emmons (2 singles), Adam Beaulieu (double), Zach Small (double, single, 3 runs), Nate Kendrick (2 singles, 2 runs), Dan Stewart (2 runs), Noah Sposato (run), Kyle Tilton (double, run), Justin Vachon (single), Cyrus Logan (run), Ben Gardner (run) and Dustin Simmons (double, run) paced the offense.

Farrelly pitched for the hosts, scattering 11 hits and eight walks, with two strikeouts. Emmons pitched for the visitors, allowing two hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven/North Haven (0-7, no points) is 11th, while Richmond (8-1, 38.2598 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Gardiner 13, Medomak Valley 3 (5 inns.)

At Gardiner May 12, the Tigers roared past the Panthers en route to a mercy-rule victory. Medomak Valley scored one in the first and two in the fifth, while Gardiner scored two in the first, five in the third, one in the fourth and five in the fifth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Cameron Robinson (double, run), Brent Stewart (double, 2 RBIs), Isaac Eutsler (double, run), Duncan Widdecombe (single, RBI), Gabe Allaire (run) and Channing Soper (single).

For the Tigers, Isaiah Magee (3 runs), Logan Porter (2 singles, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), Hunter Chasse (4 singles, 3 RBIs, run), Ryan Kelley (single, run), Marc Cloutner (run), Devon Maschino (single, 2 RBIs, run), Sam Jermyn (single, RBI, run), Nick Pooler (run) and Alec Shorey (double, single, 2 runs) paced the offense.

Connor Simmons and Channing Soper each pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing 11 hits and three walks. Logan Porter pitched for Gardiner, allowing five hits and two walks, with three strikeouts.

Edward Little 4, Camden Hills 3

At Auburn May 12, the Red Eddies edged out the Windjammers. Camden Hills scored all three runs in the first inning, while Edward Little scored two in the third, one in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Garrison Looke (single, run), Spencer Johndro (run) and Cole Anderson (3 singles, run).

For the Red Eddies, Austin Brown (run), Grant Hartley (double, run), Mason Brushwein (run) and Ethan Brown (run) paced the offense.

Looke tossed a complete game for Camden Hills, while Ben Harris and Tyler Libby pitched for Edward Little.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (4-4, 24.0625 points) is sixth, while Bangor (8-1, 52.1875 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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