The postseason is well underway for Busline League middle school baseball and softball teams as squads look to end their campaigns with league championships.

The first round of the playoffs began on Tuesday, May 31, while the semifinals were played on Thursday, June 2, and all but one divisional championship game on Saturday, June 4.

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On Saturday, three teams punched their tickets to their championship contests, while the other played out on Tuesday, June 7.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

The Busline League softball championship will be an all-Medomak affair as Riverhawk teams — the top seeds in their divisions — clinched spots and will square off for the championship on Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m. on their home diamond at Medomak Middle School.

The Medomak seventh-grade team — out of the South — defeated No. 3 Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta, while the Medomak eighth-graders proved queens of the North with a win over No. 2 Troy Howard of Belfast.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

The baseball championship will see No. 3 Medomak — which defeated No. 4 Oceanside of Thomaston on Saturday for the South title — face No. 1 Hope-Appleton-Lincolnville on Friday, June 10 at 4 p.m. at Marge Jones Recreational Facility in Rockport.

No. 1 HAL defeated No. 2 Troy Howard on Tuesday, June 7 in the North Division final.

The final regular-season standings and playoff pairings included:

North softball — Medomak 8-1, Troy Howard of Belfast 7-1, Hope-Appleton-Lincolnville 6-3, Oceanside of Thomaston 3-7, Camden-Rockport 3-7 and Searsport 0-8. Medomak and Troy Howard received byes.

In the first round, No. 5 Camden-Rockport beat No. 4 Oceanside on Tuesday, May 31, while No. 3 HAL beat No. 6 Searsport on Wednesday, June 1.

In the semifinals on Thursday, June 2, No. 1 Medomak beat No. 5 Camden-Rockport, while No. 2 Troy Howard beat No. 3 Hope-Appleton-Lincolnville.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

Thus, in the North final, No. 1 Medomak beat No. 2 Troy Howard on Saturday, June 4.

North baseball — Hope-Appleton-Lincolnville 10-0, Troy Howard 7-2, Medomak 6-3, Camden-Rockport 6-5, Oceanside 4-8, St. George 0-7 and Searsport 0-8. HAL received a bye.

In the first round, No. 2 Troy Howard beat No. 7 Searsport and No. 4 Camden-Rockport beat No. 5 Oceanside on Tuesday, May 31, while No. 3 Medomak beat No. 6 St. George on Wednesday, June 1.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

In the semifinals on Thursday, June 2, No. 1 HAL beat No. 4 Camden-Rockport, while No. 2 Troy Howard beat No. 3 Medomak.

Thus, in the North final, No. 1 HAL will host No. 2 Troy Howard on Tuesday, June 7 at 3:45 in Lincolnville.

South softball — Medomak 8-0, Troy Howard 4-1, Great Salt Bay 6-2, Nobleboro/Jefferson 4-4 and Bristol 2-8. Medomak, Troy Howard and GSB receive byes.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

In the first round, No. 4 Nobleboro/Jefferson beat No. 5 Bristol.

In the semifinals on Thursday, June 2, No. 1 Medomak beat No. 4 Nobleboro/Jefferson, while No. 3 Great Salt Bay beat No. 2 Troy Howard.

Thus, in the South final, No. 1 Medomak beat No. 3 GSB on Saturday, June 4.

South baseball — Bristol 9-1, Troy Howard 6-1, Medomak 6-3, Oceanside 6-3, Boothbay 5-4, Nobleboro/Jefferson 4-5, Camden-Rockport 2-7 and Great Salt Bay 1-6.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

In the first round, No. 1 Bristol beat Great Salt Bay, No. 3 Medomak beat No. 6 Nobleboro/Jefferson and No. 4 Oceanside beat No. 5 Boothbay on Tuesday, May 31, while No. 7 Camden-Rockport upset No. 2 Troy Howard on Wednesday, June 1.

In the semifinals on Thursday, June 2, No. 4 Oceanside upset top-ranked Bristol, while No. 3 Medomak beat No. 7 Camden-Rockport.

Thus, in the South final, No. 3 Medomak beat No. 4 Oceanside on Saturday, June 4.

Coaches can submit results by emailing sports@villagesoup.com.

The following is a recap of reported playoff results:

Baseball

No. 3 Medomak 16, No. 4 Oceanside 4 (6 inns.)

At Waldoboro June 4, the Riverhawks clinched the South Division title in convincing fashion, winning by mercy rule over the Mariners. The game was tied 3-3 after two innings before Medomak scored five runs in the third, two in the fourth, three in the fifth and three in the sixth.

It was the rubber match between the teams, as the squads earned a regular-season win on their home fields.

The Medomak offense was led by Liam Feeley (double, 2 runs), Keith Miller (double, 2 singles, 2 runs), Nick Russo (RBI), Nick Bowman (run), Jacoby Severson (single, 2 runs), Lanny Morrison (single, 3 runs), Wyatt Hood (single, run), Avery Kunesh-Lowe (single, run), Nick Bowman (run), Zac Curtis (single), Gavin Parlin (single, run), Kollin Donlin (single, run) and Jacoby Miller (run).

For Oceanside, Nick Tripp (double), Alonzo Hoose (single, run), Braeden Toothaker (single, run), Grady Geretz (single), Hunter Hamilton (run), Roro Roberts (single) and Easton Willis (run) paced the offense.

Morrison and Nolan Wellman pitched for the Riverhawks, while Geretz and Willis toed the rubber for the Mariners.

No. 1 Hope-Appleton-Lincolnville 10, No. 4 Camden-Rockport 9

At Lincolnville June 2, HAL outlasted the Schooners and earned a spot in the North Division final. HAL scored one runs in the first inning, three in the fourth, two in the fifth, two in the sixth and two in the seventh, while Camden-Rockport plated two in the first, one in the second, three in the fourth, one in the fifth and two in the seventh.

HAL was led at the plate by Mickey Nowell (hit, 2 runs), Landon Hotchkin (hit), Tucker Whitney (2 hits, 2 runs), RJ Bixby (hit), Thomas Leadbetter (hit, 2 runs), Micah Fagonde (run), Liam Day-Lynch (2 hits, 2 runs) and Gavin Campbell (2 hits, run).

For Camden-Rockport, Wyatt Butcher (4 hits, 3 runs), Sasha Borodaenko (hit), Kai Young (hit, 2 runs), Brian Leonard (hit, run), Will Laidlaw (hit), Garrett Hall (run), Henry Pixly (run), Wes Mayhorn (hit) and Brennan Wright (2 hits, run) paced the offense.

Camden-Rockport pitchers allowed 10 hits and eight walks, with nine strikeouts. HAL pitchers allowed 11 hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts.

No. 2 Troy Howard 10, No. 3 Medomak 9

At Belfast June 2, the Lions plated three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and walked off over the Riverhawks. Troy Howard scored two in the third, five in the fifth and three in the seventh, while Medomak plated three in the first, two in the fourth, one in the fifth and three in the seventh.

Josh Blake went five innings on the hill for Medomak and allowed three hits and three walks, with eight strikeouts. Wyatt Simmons allowed two hits and two walks, with one strikeout in relief; while Aidyn Herring allowed two hits and two walks, with two strikeouts in relief.

The Riverhaks were led at the dish by Josh Blake (3 singles, 4 runs), Owen Dostie (run), Wyatt Simmons (run), Tucker Brown (single), Jayden Drost (run) and Konner Scofield (2 runs).

Information on Troy Howard was unavailable.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

No. 3 Medomak 16, No. 7 Camden-Rockport 0 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro June 2, the Riverhawks went on the offensive in a big way and moved onto the south division final. Medomak scored six in the first, two in the second and eight in the third.

Lanny Morrison, Nolan Wellman and Wyatt Hood all toed the rubber in the win for Medomak, while Dom Domareki and Ryder Lombardo pitched for Camden-Rockport.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

The Riverhawk hit parade was keyed by Wellman (single, 2 runs), Jacoby Severson (3 runs), Morrison (single, 2 runs), Liam Feeley (double, 3 runs), Keith Miller (double, run), Hood (run), Nick Bowman (run), Liam Ruffner (run), Zac Curtis (run) and Jacoby Miller (single, double, run).

For the Schooners, Domareki and Jack Palmiter each rapped one hit.

No. 3 Medomak 19, No. 6 St. George 7 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro June 1, the Riverhawks swung past the Dragons and onto the next round of the postseason. Medomak scored one run in the first inning, six in the second and four each in the third, fourth and fifth, while St. George plated two runs in the first, second and fourth innings and one in the fifth.

Ashton Francis, Owen Dostie and Tucker Brown pitched for the Riverhawks and combined to allow two hits and 15 walks, with six strikeouts.

The Medomak offense was keyed by Josh Blake (2 runs), Aidyn Herring (double, 3 runs), Owen Dostie (double, 2 runs), Wyatt Simmons (2 doubles, single, run), Josh Stone (single), Tucker Brown (single, run), Ashton Francis (3 runs), Konner Scofield (2 runs), Austin Wilshire (2 runs), Jayden Drost (double, 2 runs) and Griffin Holgerson (single, run).

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

No. 4 Camden-Rockport 12, No. 5 Oceanside 0 (5 inns.)

At Camden May 31, the Schooners sailed past the Mariners and onto the next round of the playoffs. Camden-Rockport plated two runs in the first inning, four in the third and six in the fourth.

The Schooners were led at the plate by Sasha Borodaenko (2 hits, 2 runs), Kai Young (2 hits, 3 runs), Brian Leonard (2 hits, 3 runs), Walter Field (2 runs), Garrett Hall (hit), Will Laidlaw (run), Wes Mayhorn (hit, run), Brennan Wright (hit) and Henry Pixley (hit).

For the Mariners, Josh Pratt and Brady Philip had one hit.

Camden-Rockport pitchers allowed three hits and three walks, with 11 strikeouts. Oceanside pitchers allowed 10 hits and seven walks, with three strikeouts.

Scene from Busline League middle school baseball and softball playoffs. Photo by Ken Waltz

No. 3 Medomak 19, No. 6 Nobleboro/Jefferson 7 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro May 31, the Riverhawks soared past the visitors and onto the next round of the playoffs.

“The Riverhawks got runs in every inning and fine pitching from Lanny Morrison, Nolan Wellman, Zac Curtis, Liam Feeley and Wyatt Hood,” said Medomak coach Shep Brown. “When Avery Kunesh-Lowe grounded out to shortstop in the 5th, Liam Ruffner was able to score the run to end the game with a 12-run mercy, sending Medomak onto Round 2.”

Leading the hosts at the plate were Wellman (2 singles, 3 runs), Jacoby Severson (2 singles, 4 runs), Morrison (2 singles, 2 runs), Feeley (2 singles, 2 runs), Gavin Parlin (single, run), Nick Bowman (single, run), Curtis (2 runs), Liam Ruffner (single, 2 runs), Nick Russo (single, run), Kunesh-Lowe (single, run) and Kollin Donlin (single, run).

For the visitors, Parker Brewer (2 runs), Josh Ward (double), Jacob Hedrick (double, single), Josh Demerrit (run), Grady Pease (2 singles, run), Hunter Baldwin (single, run), Harris Abbott (run) and C. Kelly (single, run) paced the offense.

Softball

No. 1 Medomak 6, No. 2 Troy Howard 4

At Waldoboro June 4, the Riverhawks swung to the North Division crown with a two-run win over the Lions.

Claudia Feeley went the distance in the pitching circle for Medomak. She yielded 10 walks and struck out 13 batters.

The Riverhawk offense was led by Peyton Eaton (2 singles), Kendall Simmons (inside-the-park home run, single), Feeley (triple, single), Haylee Chandler (2 singles), Kehli Maxcy (single) and Chloe Fox (triple). Runs were scored by Fox, Maxcy, Feeley, Simmons and Eaton.

Medomak coach Stacey Eaton said: “This was a well-played, low-scoring game by both teams.”

No. 1 Medomak 4, No. 3 Great Salt Bay 3

At Waldoboro June 4, the Riverhawks walked off with a thrilling win over the Cougars to claim the coveted South Division title. Medomak scored two runs in the first inning, one in the fourth and one in the seventh, while GSB plated one in the fourth and two in the seventh.

Grace Townsend (2 singles), Grace Havener (triple, RBI), Jennika Schumann (single, RBI), Paige Gerlack (single, triple) and Ariel Castner (single, RBI) led the Riverhawks at the plate, while the Cougars were keyed by Bailey Brewer (single), Olivia Ball (home run, single) and Maggie Thompson (single).

Sidney Nicholls pitched for Medomak and allowed four hits and struck out eight in the winning effort for Medomak. Ball pitched for GSB.

The hosts took a 2-0 lead in the first inning after Townsend singled and was promptly tripled home by Havener, who moments later scampered home on a throw to second base, but the visitors cut their deficit in half in the third after an RBI-single by Ball.

Medomak took a 3-1 lead in the after Ivy McCollett drew a walk, stole second and came around on a single by Gerlack. The hosts maintained that lead until the top of the seventh, including a heads-up play by the Medomak defense, which turned a double play to put out a GSB rally in the sixth.

A two-run, inside-the-park home run by Ball tied the game in the seventh for GSB, but Gerlack started the bottom of the seventh with a triple to deep left-center before a perfectly-placed bunt single by Castner allowed Gerlack to scamper home with the championship-winning run.

No. 1 Medomak 7, No. 5 Camden-Rockport 2

At Waldoboro June 2, the Riverhawks emerged victorious with a five-run win over the Schooners. Medomak scored two in the first, two in the third and three in the fifth.

Claudia Feeley pitched for Medomak and yielded four walks and hit four batters, to go along with 11 strikeouts.

The Riverhawks were paced at the plate by Peyton Eaton (single), Kendall Simmons (double), Arianna Sproul (double, triple), Feeley (double), Haylee Chandler (home run, 2 singles) and Chloe Fox (double, single).

No. 1 Medomak 13, No. 4 Nobleboro/Jefferson 1 (5 inns.)

At Waldoboro June 2, the Riverhawks remained undefeated on the season and advanced to the South Division finals.

Sidney Nicholls pitched for the hosts and allowed two hits and two walks, with 11 strikeouts. Mackenzie Wilcox pitched for Nobleboro/Jefferson and allowed eight hits and eight walks, with four strikeouts.

The Riverhawks were led on offense by Grace Townsend (double, 3 singles), Nicholls (single), Rachel Barbour (single), Lilly Hills (single), Jennika Schumann (double) and Paige Gerlack (single). For Nobleboro/Jefferson, Neptune Martin and Wilcox rapped hits.

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