A handful of area high school baseball and softball teams completed regular-season play on Tuesday, May 31 — and the remainder capped their campaigns Wednesday, June 1 — which saw one school sweep, two split and another get swept.

Medomak Valley swung to victories over Oceanside, while Waldo County rivals Belfast and Mount View split on the afternoon, as Lion softball and Mustang baseball  earned wins.

Oceanside’s Grace Pratt, left, and Medomak Valley’s Haley Puchalski. Photo by Ken Waltz

Searsport also was downed on the road at Bucksport.

On Wednesday, June 1, Camden Hills split a doubleheader with Hampden Academy, as the softball team was swept by the Broncos. The Searsport softball team also collected a win over Valley of Bingham.

The final Heal Point Standings and playoff pairings were unveiled on Thursday, June 2, which saw Searsport baseball and softball — the defending state Class D champions — claim the top spots in Class D South.

The postseason is on-deck. The MPA, which governs member high school sports in the state, announced this is the final season for the open tournament playoff format, with the return of the standard two-thirds of teams from each sport in each season qualifying for the postseason beginning at the start of the 2022-23 school year.

The following is a breakdown of the final Heal Point Standings for Midcoast teams, including playoff matchups (dates and times will be included when they become available):

Baseball

In Class A North, Camden Hills (7-9, 68.5156 points) finished 10th, while Bangor (15-1, 184.5312 points) finished first in the 12-team region.

In the prelims, the No. 10 Windjammers will play at No. 7 Edward Little of Auburn (8-8) on Tuesday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at Central Maine Community College. The Red Eddies beat the Windjammers 13-4 on May 13 in Rockport.

In Class B North, Oceanside (6-10, 38.4375 points) finished 12th and Belfast (4-12, 26.6406 points) 13th, while Ellsworth (15-1, 166.2500 points) finished first in the 15-team region.

In the prelims, the No. 12 Mariners will play at No. 5 Cony of Augusta on Monday, June 6 at 4:30 p.m. The Rams beat the Mariners 6-2 on April 20 in Rockland and 2-1 on May 20 in Augusta.

In the prelims, the No. 13 Lions will play at No. 4 Lawrence of Fairfield (12-4) on Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m. The Bulldogs beat the Lions 7-3 on May 5 in Fairfield and 9-0 on May 16 in Belfast.

In Class B South, Medomak Valley (10-6, 63.9062 points) finished eighth, while Greely of Cumberland (15-1, 163.9843 points) finished first in the 16-team region.

In the prelims, No. 8 Medomak Valley will host No. 9 Morse of Bath (7-9) on Monday, June 6 at 3 p.m. The Panthers split with the Shipbuilders as they lost 2-0 on April 25 in Bath and earned a 1-0 win on May 11 in Waldoboro.

In Class C North, Mount View (11-5, 87.8795 points) finished sixth, while Bucksport (15-1, 151.1718 points) finished first in the 16-team region.

In the prelims, No. 6 Mount View will host No. 11 Piscataquis of Guilford (4-12) on Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m. The Mustangs and Pirates did not face each other during the regular season.

In Class D South, Searsport (12-4, 98.1250 points) finished first and Vinalhaven (1-7, 10.6250 points) sixth in the six-team region. Searsport clinched a bye to the quarterfinals.

In the quarterfinals, the No. 6 Vikings will play at No. 3 St. Dominic Academy of Auburn (6-8), time and date to be determined. The Vikings and Saints did not play each other during the regular season.

Forest Hills of Jackman (3-9, 10.6250 points) finished in a tie with Vinalhaven for Heal Points. Forest Hills won the coin flip and nabbed the number five seed.

Softball

In Class A North, Camden Hills (3-13, 13.7500 points) finished 11th, while Brunswick (15-1, 156.2500 points) finished first in the 12-team region.

In the prelims, the No. 11 Windjammers will play at No. 6 Edward Little of Auburn (7-9) on Tuesday, June 7 at 2 p.m. The Red Eddies beat the Windjammers 8-5 on May 13 in Rockport.

In Class B North, Oceanside (5-11, 45.5468 points) finished 11th and Belfast (3-13, 28.9062 points) 12th, while Nokomis of Newport (15-1, 142.8125 points) finished first in the 15-team region.

In the prelims, the No. 11 Mariners will play at No. 6 Hermon (8-8) on Monday, June 6 at 4 p.m. The Mariners and Hawks did not face each other during the regular season.

In the prelims, No. 12 Belfast will play at No. 5 Lawrence of Fairfield (12-4) on Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m.. The Bulldogs beat the Lions 12-0 on May 5 in Fairfield and 14-0 on May 16 in Belfast.

In Class B South, Medomak Valley (11-5, 91.2500 points) finished sixth, while York (15-1, 169.0625 points) finished first in the 16-team region.

In the prelims, the No. 6 Panthers will host No. 11 Morse of Bath (4-12) on Monday, June 6 at 3 p.m. The Panthers and Shipbuilders split, as the Shipbuilders earned a 5-1 win on April 25 in Bath and the Panthers a 9-0 win on May 11 in Waldoboro.

In Class C North, Mount View (6-10, 32.4218 points) finished 13th, while Bucksport (15-1, 162.1875 points) finished first in the 16-team region.

In the prelims, the No. 13 Mustangs will play at No. 4 Narraguagus of Harrington (9-5) on Monday, June 6 at 4 p.m. The Mustangs and Knights did not face each other during the regular season.

In Class D South, Searsport (11-5, 110.7031 points) finished first and Vinalhaven (1-9, 2.8333 points) 10th in the 10-team region. Searsport clinched a bye to the quarterfinals.

In the prelims, No. 10 Vinalhaven will play at No. 7 Rangeley (10-4) on Tuesday, June 7 at 1 p.m. The Lakers defeated the islanders 29-1 and 19-4 in a May 13 doubleheader in Thorndike.

Mount View’s Alexa Coffin. Photo by Mark Haskell

The following is a recap of reported end-of-season results:

Baseball

Camden Hills 8, Hampden Academy 7

At Hampden June 1, the Windjammers needed every one of its runs to emerge with a victory over the Broncos. Camden Hills scored one in the third, two in the fourth, two in the fifth, two in the sixth and one in the seventh, while Hampden Academy plated one in the second, four in the fourth and two in the sixth.

The Windjammers were paced at the plate by Cam Brown (3 singles, run), Lucas Moody (3 singles, run, RBI), Liam O’Neal (run, RBI), Hunter Norton (triple, run, RBI), Hunter Bell (run), Ben Tohanczyn (double, single, run), Owen Berez (2 singles, run, RBI) and Franklin Coffey (single, run, RBI).

For the Broncos, Andrew Cote (2 singles, 2 runs), T.J. Llerena (triple, 2 singles, 2 runs), Kaysen Wildman (single, run), Ethan Phelps (single, run) and Kam Hale (single, run) keyed the offense.

Bell and Adrian Pierce pitched for Camden Hills and allowed eight hits and three walks, with four strikeouts. Collin Peckham and Llerena pitched for Hampden Academy and allowed 12 hits and five walks, with seven strikeouts.

Hampden Academy 5, Camden Hills 1

At Hampden June 1, the Broncos salvaged a split on the day with a four-run win over the Windjammers. Camden Hills scored its run in the fourth, while Hampden Academy plated two in the first, one in the second and two in the sixth.

The Windjammers were led at the plate by Cam Brown (hit), Lucas Moody (hit, run), Hunter Norton (2 hits) and Franklin Coffey (hit), while the Broncos were keyed by Andrew Cote (2 hits, run, RBI), T.J. Llerena (hit, run), Logan Burns (run), Collin Peckham (hit, 2 RBIs), Kaysen Wildman (run) and Kam Hale (hit, run, 2 RBIs).

Liam O’Neal pitched for Camden Hills and allowed five hits and three walks, with eight strikeouts. Kaden Beloff pitched for Hampden Academy and allowed five hits and no walks, with eight strikeouts.

Medomak Valley 2, Oceanside 0

At Waldoboro May 31, the Panthers — with the benefit of only two hits — emerged with a two-run win over the visiting Mariners. Medomak Valley plated runs in the fourth and sixth frames.

Oceanside’s Alex Bartlett. Photo by Ken Waltz

The hosts’ hits and runs were from Hayden Staples, while Matt Holbrook collected the lone run batted in. Staples belted a triple in the fourth inning and came in on Holbrook’s sacrifice fly, while in the sixth, Staples singled, stole second base, moved to third on an overthrow and scampered in on a wild pitch.

Connor Calderwood doubled to key Oceanside, while Alex Bartlett, Bryson Mattox, Dom Frisone and Gavin Ripley singled.

Medomak Valley’s Hayden Staples. Photo by Ken Waltz

The pitchers went the distance in a duel as Holbrook allowed five hits and one walk, with 12 strikeouts for the hosts, while Duncan Oakes-Nelsen allowed two hits and three walks, with six strikeouts for the visitors.

Oceanside committed one error and left six runners on base, while Medomak Valley made no errors and stranded three runners.

Mount View 9, Belfast 4

At Thorndike May 31, the Mustangs benefited from a six-run third inning, which helped the hosts swing past the Lions in an all-Waldo County showdown. Mount View also scored a run in the second and added two more in the fourth, while Belfast scored twice in the fourth and fifth frames.

Belfast’s Oliver Tarbox, right, and Mount View’s Travis Spaulding. Photo by Mark Haskell

The ‘Stangs were led at the plate by Noah Hurd (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Hunter Penney (hit, run, RBI), Declan Knowlton (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Dakota Harriman (hit, RBI), Anthony Lepore (run) Cole Ripley (2 hits, run), Cal Jewett (run), Sam Valleau (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Levi Winslow (hit) and Travis Spaulding (hit).

For the Lions, Elias Howard (3 hits, run), Thomas Littlefield (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Eli Veilleux (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), K.J. Payson (RBI) and Kayden Richards (hit) paced the offense.

Belfast’s Eli Veilleux, left, and Mount View’s Calvin Jewett. Photo by Mark Haskell

Hurd went 6 1/3 innings for Mount View, while Draedyn Furrow worked the final 2/3 of a frame. Hurd allowed seven hits and no walks, with 11 strikeouts, while Furrow added one strikeout.

Payson and Ollie Tarbox went three innings for Belfast as the duo surrendered 11 hits and one walk, with one strikeout.

Belfast’s Elias Howard, middle, and Mount View’s Declan Knowlton. The umpire is Chris Barstow. Photo by Mark Haskell

Hurd scored on an ground out to start the six-run third inning for Mount View, while Knowlton and Lepore scored on errors before Ripley came in on Valleau’s single. Hurd lined a two-run single to left to give the Mustangs a 7-0 advantage, which was all the cushion the hosts needed to earn the win.

Bucksport 11, Searsport 1 (5 inns.)

At Bucksport May 31, the Golden Bucks scored 11 unanswered runs and and walked off with a win over the Vikings. Searsport scored its lone run in the first, while Bucksport plated two in the first, four in the third, three in the fourth and two in the fifth.

Cole Ellis singled and knocked in one run for Searsport, while Chase Brassbridge singled and Sam Cahill scored one run.

For Bucksport, Tyler Hallett (hit, 2 runs), Gavyn Holyoke (hit, 3 runs), Jake Guty (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Ty Giberson (RBI), Brandon Elden (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Cam Rich (hit, run, RBI), Ayden Maguire (hit, RBI) and Kaleb Nightingale (hit, RBI) led the offense.

Giberson tossed a two-hitter for the Golden Bucks as he yielded one walk and struck out 10. Gage Ellis, Ashton Ellis, Kyle Larrabee and Charlie Lewis pitched for the Vikings and allowed nine hits and five walks, with three strikeouts.

In the bottom of the fifth, leading 9-1, Hallett drew a walk, Holyoke singled and Guty drew a walk. Hallett came in on a ground out, while Giberson scampered in on a passed ball to give the Golden Bucks the walk-off win.

Softball

Searsport 8, Valley 2

At Searsport June 1, the Vikings ended the regular season with a six-run win over the Cavaliers. Searsport plated two runs in the third inning, one in the fifth and five in the sixth, while Valley tallied its runs in the sixth.

The Viking offense was led by Ana Lang (2 doubles, single, 3 runs), Jordan Greeley (home run, double), MyKenzie Tripp (run), Hunter Kronholm (single, run), Laura Warman (single), Lily Nadeau (single, run) and Baileigh Bagley (run).

For the Cavaliers, Kirsten Bigelow (single, run), Emily Collins (single, run), RyLee Clark (single) and Surata Wright (single) paced the offense.

Lang pitched for Searsport and allowed four hits and one walk, with 18 strikeouts. Brielle Hill and Madeline Hill pitched for Valley and allowed eight hits and five walks, with 10 strikeouts.

Hampden Academy 5, Camden Hills 2

At Hampden June 1, the Broncos galloped out of the gate with a three-run first inning, which proved the difference in a win over the Windjammers. Hampden Academy also plated runs in the second and fourth innings, while Camden Hills scored a pair in the seventh.

The Windjammers were led at the plate by Alyssa Bland (2 singles, run), Olivia Brown (2 singles, run), Sierra Laukka (2 singles), Lillia Stone (single) and Ava Dube (double, 2 singles).

For the Broncos, Maya Brown (3 singles, run), Allee Wellman (triple, 2 singles, run), Emily Bishop (2 singles, 2 runs), Danielle Masterson (single), Megan Delahanty (2 singles, run), Charlee Chute (single), Callie Small (single) and Emma Chute (single) paced the offense.

Stone pitched for Camden Hills and allowed 14 hits and no walks, with two strikeouts. Charlee Chute pitched for Hampden Academy and allowed 10 hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.

Hampden Academy 11, Camden Hills 1 (6 inns.)

At Hampden June 1, the Broncos made it a sweep of the Windjammers on the afternoon with its second win. Camden Hills scored its run in the second inning, while Hampden Academy scored four in the first, one in the second, one in the third, three in the fourth and two in the sixth.

Lily Enggass (single), Sierra Laukka (run), Ava Dube (single) and Brenna Mackey (double) led the Camden Hills offense, while Hampden Academy was keyed by Maya Brown (single), Allee Wellman (2 singles, run), Emily Bishop (2 singles, 2 runs), Danielle Masterson (home run, double, single, 3 runs), Megan Delahanty (triple, 2 singles, 4 runs), Paige Chahley (double), Callie Small (single), Maddie Steigert (single) and Brooklyn Fortin (single, run).

Laukka pitched for the Windjammers and allowed 15 hits and two walks, with four strikeouts. Masterson pitched for the Broncos and allowed three hits and one walk, with 13 strikeouts.

Medomak Valley 10, Oceanside 0 (6 inns.)

At Waldoboro May 31, the Panthers got a walk-off, three-run double by Addison McCormick as the hosts prevailed by double digits over the Mariners, who nipped MVHS earlier in the season. Medomak Valley plated three runs in the first inning, one in the third, three in the fifth and three in the sixth.

Medomak Valley’s Haley Puchalski. Photo by Ken Waltz

Aly Creamer tripled, singled twice, scored four runs, added two RBIs and swiped two bases to lead the potent Panther offense (and she also earned the shutout from the pitching circle), while Haley Puchalski (run, 2 stolen bases), Olivia Pelkey (2 runs), McCormick (double, single, run, steal, 3 RBIs), Grace White (double, single, run, 2 RBIs), Kytana Williamson (single, steawl, RBI) and Kaylee Kurr (run) chipped in on offense for the hosts.

Grace Pratt singled and doubled for the two hits on the day for the Mariners.

Oceanside’s Maddie Ripley. Photo by Ken Waltz

Creamer tossed a two-hit shutout for Medomak Valley, as she walked two and struck out six in the win. Pratt pitched for Oceanside and surrendered seven hits and six walks, with three strikeouts.

Belfast 10, Mount View 8

At Thorndike May 31, the Lions swung past their Waldo County rivals to put a bow on the 2022 regular season. Belfast scored one run in the second inning, three in the third, one in the fourth, three in the fifth and two in the seventh, while Mount View plated three in the first, three in the fourth and two in the sixth.

Belfast’s Kara Richards. Photo by Mark Haskell

The Lions were led at the dish by Kara Richards (single), Mia Winslow (single, run), Hayle Withee (2 doubles, 2 singles, 3 runs), Lexi Hopkins (2 singles, 2 runs), Danica Gray (single, run), Chloe Staples (2 singles, run), Gabrielle Hoffman (single, run) and Brynne Sawyer (run).

For the Mustangs, Alexa Coffin (triple, run), Maddie Roux (single, run), Hannah Coolen (single), Kayleigh Dunton (single, run), Bailey Cartier (run), Lindsay Reynolds (2 singles, run), Ezra Holt (single, 2 runs) and Giulia Ferrando (run) paced the offense.

Mount View’s Bailey Cartier, left, and Belfast’s Mia Winslow. Photo by Mark Haskell

Hopkins, who missed three weeks during the regular season after having anaplasmosis (a bacterial disease transmitted to humans from ticks), pitched for Belfast and allowed seven hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts. Coffin pitched for Mount View and allowed 12 hits and six walks, with five strikeouts.

Trailing 5-3 in the fourth, Mount View took a 6-5 lead after Coffin belted a two-run triple to the gap in left-center and scampered home moments later on a wild pitch.

Belfast’s Lexi Hopkins, left, and Mount View’s Bailey Cartier. Photo by Mark Haskell

The Lions followed suit in the next half inning with three runs, which started on Hoffman’s infield single and walk to Sawyer. After they moved up on a passed ball and Winslow walked, Withee plated a run on an infield single before a two-run single by Hopkins gave the visitors an 8-6 edge.

Mount View tied the game with a pair in the bottom of the sixth, while Belfast took the lead for good in the seventh after Withee doubled to deep left and scored on a hit by Hopkins, who moments later came in on a single by Gray.

Belfast, after dropping its first 12 games, won three of its final four contests to end the regular season.

Belfast’s Kara Richards, among others. Photo by Mark Haskell

In fact, the team’s 8-7 home win over Winslow May 20 marked the team’s first win in 1,081 days. Prior to that game, the team’s most recent win was June 4, 2019, when the Lions knocked off Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft in a Class B North prelim playoff game.

Bucksport 4, Searsport 2

At Bucksport May 31, the Golden Bucks doubled up the visiting Vikings. Bucksport scored thrice in the first and once in the sixth, while Searsport scored twice in the fifth.

Ana Lang (single), Jordan Greeley (single, stolen base), Baileigh Bagley (single), Abby Astbury (run), Lily Nadeau (run) and Kyla Perkins (single) led the Vikings at the dish, while the Golden Bucks were keyed offensively by Ella Hosford (single, run, stolen base), Sam Cyr (run, steal), Jetta Shook (run, steal), Allie Pickering (single, run) and Brooke Elden (double).

Hosford pitched for Bucksport and allowed four hits and one walk, with 15 strikeouts. Lang worked the circle for Searsport and allowed three hits and no walks, with 17 strikeouts.

In the first inning, Lang struck out an eye-popping six batters as the first three Bucksport batters — Hosford, Cyr and Shook — reached on dropped third strikes and scored on passed balls.

Searsport drew within one run in the fifth inning when Astbury reached on a walk and Nadeau after being hit by a pitch. They scored on a two-run single by Greeley.

However, the Golden Bucks added a crucial insurance run in the sixth when Pickering singled and eventually came in on an error.

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