Playing their second game in six days, the Medomak Valley and Rockland baseball and softball squads converged on the Panthers’ home fields Wednesday as both the Tiger baseball and Panther softball teams continued to surge toward the postseason.

Both the Panther softball and Tiger baseball teams won their respective contests May 20, with little changing Wednesday as both teams came away with victories in convincing fashion.

On the softball field, the Panthers scored six runs in the second inning and pulled away from the visiting Tigers in a 12-3 win. On the baseball diamond, the Tigers needed little time as they pounced quickly and the game ended early, with the visitors prevailing 16-5 in five innings.

Also in action Wednesday were the Camden Hills baseball and softball teams, with the Windjammer baseball squad posting an 8-3 win over the Lincoln Academy Eagles of Newcastle. The ‘Jammer softball team was less fortunate, dropping a 12-3 decision to the Eagles (information from that game will be added later).

Many of the aforementioned Midcoast baseball and softball squads are vying for not only the top spots in their respective regions, but also potentially berths in the upcoming Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championship games. Information on those games will be provided when it becomes available.


Medomak Valley 12, Rockland 3 … At Waldoboro, the Panthers finished with 13 hits against the visiting Tigers and won their 13th game in 14 tries.

Top hitters for Medomak Valley included Vanessa Davis (2 singles, RBI), Heidi Obuchon (single), Mallory Conary (2 singles, RBI), Kasey Benner (2 triples, RBI), Ericka Christensen (single, RBI), Taylor Simmons (single), Maria Ennamorati (single), Dani Hunt (single, RBI), Jenna Tracy (single, double, RBI) and Amanda Hendrickson-Belloguet (single).

Pacing the Tigers at the plate were Abby Hersom (single), Danica Gustin (2 singles, RBI), Emma Davis (2 singles, RBI), Hannah Plourde (single) and Danielle Gargan (single).

Kristi Severson pitched for the Panthers, allowing seven hits and three walks, while striking out six in the win. Brittany Young allowed 13 hits and two walks, while striking out three in the pitcher’s circle for Rockland.

Medomak Valley (13-1, 103.1641 points) is first in the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for the 19-team Eastern Class B region, while Rockland (3-11, 10.1953 points) is 17th.


Rockland 16, Medomak Valley 5 (5 inns.) … At Waldoboro, the Tigers pounced on the Panthers early and took a double-digit lead in the second inning as the game was never in doubt in a rout of the hosts.

Leading Rockland offensively were Joe Nelsen (2 singles, 2 runs), Jake Perry (single, 2 runs), Anthony Campagnoli (2 singles, 2 runs), Taylor Overlock (single, run), Billy Joyce (3 singles, 2 runs) and Dan Hendricks (double, single, run). Luke Morrill and Steve Widdecombe each scored two runs, while Ian Foss and Justin Snow also scored one each.

For Medomak Valley, Robbie Griffin (home run), Isaac Durkee (double, 2 singles, run), Isaac Greenrose (single, run), Mike Kee (double, run), Chris Benedict (2 singles, run) and Brandon Gresham (single) keyed the offense.

Morrill went the first three innings on the hill for the Tigers, allowing six hits and one walk, while striking out six. Joyce went two innings for the visitors, allowing three hits and no walks, while striking out one. Alex Greenrose, Brandon Soper, John Murray and Adam Lynch combined to allow 11 hits and 10 walks, while striking out three for Medomak Valley.

Rockland (10-4, 86.7578 points) is second in Eastern Class B, while Medomak Valley (8-6, 60.7813 points) is 11th. Waterville (11-2, 90.8594 points) is first in the 19-team region.

Camden Hills 8, Lincoln Academy 3 … At Rockport, the Windjammers continued to ascend the Eastern Class B ladder and picked up a point-worthy victory over the visiting Eagles.

“Big win today for the Windjammers snapping a two-game losing skid,” said Camden Hills coach Jeff Hart. “Adam Carlsen and Chris Josselyn both pitched well, and our five through nine hitters in the lineup went a combined 10 for 17 with eight RBIs as we got the big Heal Point win.”

Taylor Hall doubled and singled for the ‘Jammers, while Keegan Pieri, Connor Hart and Caleb McFarland each had multiple hits for the hosts. Brandon Reilly had two hits for Lincoln Academy of Newcastle, while teammate Dalton Leeman took the loss on the hill for the Eagles.

Camden Hills (10-4, 79.9219 points) is fourth in Eastern Class B, while Waterville (11-2, 90.8594 points) is first in the 19-team region.

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