Tuesday marked the final regular-season contests for the Rockland baseball and softball teams as they traveled to Lincoln Academy to face the Eagles.

The Tiger baseball squad, which is playoff-bound after the final Heal Point Standings were released June 3, dropped its second straight game, despite a strong performance on the mound from senior Luke Morrill. Rockland lost 3-1, while the Tiger softball team, which fell short of the postseason, was blanked by the Eagles 6-0.


Lincoln Academy 3, Rockland 1 … The Tigers played well, but could not overtake the talented Eagles and fell by two runs in a duel involving two of the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B’s top pitchers.

Senior Luke Morrill of Rockland and Brandon Reilly of Lincoln Academy each had terrific outings on the hill, with both also helping their own causes at the plate. However, Reilly edged Morrill both at the plate and on the mound, leading the Eagles to the win.

Morrill tossed six innings on the hill for the Tigers, allowing four hits and two walks, while striking out seven. Reilly went the distance for the Eagles, allowing three hits and one walk, while fanning 10.

Morrill belted a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning for the team’s only run, while Joe Nelsen and Anthony Campagnoli each singled for Rockland’s other hits.

Reilly (home run, single), Alex Cosgrove (single) and Kyle Scherer (single) provided the Lincoln Academy offense, while Dalton Leeman and Bo McLain each scored.


Lincoln Academy 6, Rockland 0 … The Tigers wrapped up their final game in the program’s history with a shutout loss to the Eagles.

Abby Hersom (2 singles), Catherine McDonald (single) and Hannah Lacasse (single) each had hits, while Lacasse’s single was the final hit in the program’s history.

Amelia Pennington (single, 2 runs) and Katherine Bolster (2 singles, run, RBI) led Lincoln Academy at the plate.

Brittany Young pitched for the Tigers, allowing six hits and seven walks, while striking out three. Pennington allowed four hits and one walk, while fanning 11 batters from the pitching circle for the Eagles.

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