It was a day of firsts for two Midcoast high school baseball squads Friday as Medomak Valley and Georges Valley notched their initial victories of the new season. In other games that day, Rockland and Camden Hills both lost. It was the Windjammers’ first loss of the campaign.

Georges Valley 16, Boothbay 13 … In a wild affair that included a combined 29 runs, 23 hits, 17 errors and 11 stranded runners, Alec Young had two singles, a double and a three-run home run with six RBIs to lead visiting Georges Valley to its first win in two starts this season. Bryant Matthews added two singles and knocked in two runs for the Bucs (1-1), while Dylan Maloney and Drew Townsend both doubled and singled. Brandon Knight added two RBIs and Ian Anderson one for the Bucs.

Shane Alley finished with a single and a home run with three RBIs for the host Seahawks, while Tim Norwood added a single, home run and two RBIs, Nate Timberlake doubled and singled with two RBIs and Jason Simmons and Murphy both had two singles.

The Bucs, which collected 13 hits and made eight fielding miscues, scored four runs in both the first and third innings, one in the fourth, five in the sixth and two in the seventh. Georges Valley stranded three runners.

Boothbay, which had 10 hits and nine errors, scored three runs in both the first and second innings, four in the third and three more in the sixth. The Seahawks stranded eight runners.

Pitching for the Bucs were Matthews (7 earned runs on 7 hits, 2 walks, balk, 2 strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings), Ethan Hyvarinen (no earned runs on 2 hits, walk, strikeout, hit batter in 1 2/3 innings), Ben Wallace (2 earned runs on a hit, 4 walks, strikeout in 1 1/3 innings for the win) and Maloney (no earned runs on no hits, no walks, strikeout in 1 2/3 innings for the save).

For Boothbay, Joey Hersom (5 earned runs on 10 hits, walk, strikeout in 4 innings) and Norwood (2 earned runs on 3 hits, 2 strikeouts, 4 walks in 3 innings for the loss) worked the hill.

The game’s home runs came in the first inning (Young’s 3-run shot, Alley’s 2-run homer) and third stanza (Norwood’s 2-run homer).

Medomak Valley 7, Leavitt 3 …  At Waldoboro, Taylor Williamson and Shane Osier each collected two singles and a run batted in for the Panthers as the host notched their first win in four early-season games. Isaac Durkee also singled twice for the Panthers.

Zack Frost tripled to pace Leavitt of Turner.

Medomak Valley, which had eight hits and four errors, tallied two runs in both the third and fourth innings and three in the fifth stanza. The Hornets, which had five hits and five fielding miscues, scored two runs in the second inning and one in the third.

Williamson and Durkee both pitched for the Panthers.

Winslow 12, Rockland 6 … At Winslow, the host Black Raiders collected 11 hits and made only one error en route to doubling up the Tigers (1-3). Rockland, which had eight hits and an error, tallied one run in the second inning, three in the fourth and two in the seventh. Winslow scored four runs in the first inning, two in the second, four in the fifth and two more in the sixth.

Pitching for the Tigers were Dylan Meklin (6 runs on 6 hits, 3 walks, strikeout in 2 innings) and Billy Joyce (6 runs on 5 hits, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts in 4 innings). Working the hill for the Black Raiders were Jordan Holt (4 runs on 5 hits, 6 walks, 6 strikeouts in 5 innings) and John Carey (2 runs on 2 hits, strikeout in 2 innings).

Offensively for Rockland, Luke Morrill (single, RBI, run), Joe Nelsen (RBI-double, run), Gentry Burch (2 singles, 2 runs), Nick Beal (double, single, run) and Tony Campagnoli (single, run) led the charge.

For Winslow. John McCabe (3 singles, double, 3 runs), Jake Wheeler (home run, single, 3 runs), Kris Smith (2 runs), Jack Nivison (run), Sam Smith (run), Holt (run) and MacKenzie Michaud (run) keyed the offense.

Gardiner 9, Camden Hills 1 … The visiting Tigers halted the Windjammers’ unbeaten start to the season. Camden Hills falls to 3-1. Additional information from the game will appear later with this story.

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