Windjammers sweep Panthers, Mariner baseball remains unbeaten
All Midcoast high school baseball and softball squads were in action Monday, May 12, a scenario which saw two pairs of area teams square off and both defending Eastern Class B baseball and softball champions get bested on the diamond.
Among the winners in Monday's action were the Oceanside baseball team, which bested Winslow 4-1, along with the Camden Hills baseball and softball squads, both of which blanked visiting Medomak Valley.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Oceanside 4, Winslow 1
At Winslow May 9, the Mariners prevailed in a top-tier match against the defending regional champions. Oceanside scored one run in both the first and third innings along with two in the fourth, while Winslow tallied its lone run in the third.
Leading the Mariners at the plate were Nick Mazurek (single, double, RBI), Zac Roman (2 singles, stolen base), Nick Judge (single, run) and Thomas Curtis (double, RBI).
For Winslow, Trevor Lovely (double) and Ryan Dubois (single) paced the offense.
Mazurek tossed a complete game for Oceanside, allowing one unearned run on five hits, two walks and one hit batter, with five strikeouts. Dylan Hapworth pitched for Winslow, allowing six hits and one walk, with 12 strikeouts.
J.T. Tobin plated Judge on a sacrifice fly in the first inning, while Mazurek belted an RBI-double in the third, to plate Roman. Curtis rapped an RBI-double in the fourth to score Zach Peaco, while Caleb Jacob crossed the plate later in the inning on a wild pitch.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (8-0, 40.4297 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 7, Medomak Valley 0
At Rockport May 9, the Windjammers held the Panthers to only two hits and played error-free ball behind pitcher Daulton Wickenden en route to the shutout win. Camden Hills scored two runs in the second inning, four more in the third and one in the sixth.
Wickenden tossed a two-hitter, walking three and hitting two batters, while fanning six. Nicholas DePatsy and Riley McCollett pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing nine hits and three walks, with one strikeout.
Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Aubrey Pennington (double, run), Chandler Crans (triple, RBI, run), Michael Wolff (single, run), Andrew Hall (single, run), Connor Graffam (single, double, 3 RBIs, run), Peter Vannorsdall (single), John Hall (2 singles, run) and Sam Gimlewicz (RBI).
For the Panthers, Micah Williamson (single) and Josh Lee (single) keyed the offense.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (4-3, 19.1406 points) is sixth, while Medomak Valley (2-6, 4.1016 points) is 17th. Oceanside (8-0, 40.4297 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Winslow 12, Oceanside 7
At Winslow May 9, the Black Raiders benefited from a six-run sixth inning and prevailed over the defending regional and state Class B champs. Oceanside scored two runs in the first inning, three in the fifth and two in the sixth, while Winslow scored one in the second, three in the third, two in the fourth and six in the sixth.
Paige Tyler pitched for Oceanside, allowing nine hits and five walks, with three strikeouts. Hannah Noble and Hillary Libby pitched for Winslow, allowing 11 hits and one walk, with seven strikeouts.
Leading the Mariners at the plate were Brooke Dugan (3 singles, double, 3 RBIs), Trittany Penn (3 singles), Tyler (single, double), Kalyn Grover (home run, 3 RBIs) and Ari Curtis (single, RBI).
For the Black Raiders, Libby (2 singles, 3 RBIs), Jenna Petrovic (single, double, RBI), Paige Veilleux (2 singles, RBI) and Doble (double, RBI) keyed the offense.
The Mariners, now on a three-game losing streak, committed six errors to only one for Winslow, which veteran Oceanside coach Rusty Worcester called “unacceptable,” as the visitors allowed six unearned runs.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (4-4, 17.1875 points) is ninth, while Nokomis of Newport (7-0, 26.4063 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 4, Medomak Valley 0
At Rockport May 9, the Windjammers had no trouble with the visiting Panthers and picked up their fourth win of the year via a shutout. Camden Hills scored one run in the fourth inning and three in the fifth.
Camden Hills pitching allowed one hit, no walks, and one hit batter, with four strikeouts. Hannah Marks pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing five hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.
Among Windjammer hitters were Natalie Hamalainen (2 singles), Taylor Peasley (single) and Charlotte Messer (single run, RBI).
For the Panthers, Vanessa Rancourt singled for the team's lone hit.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (4-3, 17.7734 points) is eighth, while Medomak Valley (2-6, 8.2031 points) is 14th. Nokomis (7-0, 26.4063 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.