BELFAST — The American Legion baseball season has been in full swing for young baseball players statewide, including two Waldo County teams who looked to continue to make their presence felt at the plate, in the field and on the bases. Now the summer diamond campaign as neared its end.

Tidewater Oil sponsored two teams this summer, one in the American Legion Senior League North Division and one in the American Legion Junior League South Division.

Tidewater Oil’s Duncan Oakes-Nelsen. Photo by Ken Waltz

Through July 24, the Tidewater Oil senior squad was 4-10 and Tidewater Oil junior team 3-11.

Tidewater Oil, which include players from Searsport, Mount View of Thorndike, Belfast, Camden Hills of Rockport and Oceanside of Rockland schools, play home games at Belfast Area High School and Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.

The senior league comprises players ages 17-19, while the junior league is made up of players ages 13-16.

Both teams failed to qualify for postseason play, which began for qualifying senior league teams Friday, July 22 and for qualifying junior league teams Tuesday, July 26.

Tidewater Oil’s Lucas Moody. Photo by Ken Waltz

Last year’s junior league state champions, Rock Coast Rip Tide, based out of Rockport, did not field a team this season. Some players from that team joined the Tidewater Oil teams this summer.

Final standings in both divisions that include area squads were:

Senior North — Queen City Athletic Riverdogs 12-2 (.857 winning percentage), Trenton Acadians 11-3 (.786), Bangor Comrades 9-5 (.643), Quirk Motor City 8-6 (.571), Central Maine 8-6 (.571), Tidewater Oil 4-10 (.286), Hermon Hawks 2-12 (.143) and Sebasticook 2-12 (.143).

Junior South — Augusta 13-1, Fairfield 11-5, Messalonskee 10-6, Franklin County 8-6, Tidewater Oil 4-12 and Topsham 3-10.

Tidewater Oil’s Jason Bartlett. Photo by Ken Waltz

The following is a recap of reported results:

Senior

Tidewater Oil 7, Hermon 2

At Belfast July 20, Tidewater Oil won its second game in as many days, this time over Hermon. Midcoast scored five runs in the third inning and two in the fifth, while Hermon plated a pair in the sixth.

Tidewater Oil was led at the plate by Kyle Larrabee (double, single, run), Liam McConnell (2 singles, RBI, 2 runs), Tommy Walker (single, run), Ben Tohanczyn (single, 2 RBIs, run), Pat McConnell (triple, 2 RBIs), Lucas Moody (single), Gage Ellis (single, run) and Nate Ashey (RBI).

Tidewater Oil’s Duncan Oakes-Nelsen. Photo by Ken Waltz

For Hermon, Anthony Crisafulli (single, RBI), Matthew Turcotte (single) and Ryan Perry (single, run) paced the offense.

Duncan Oakes-Nelsen and Gage Ellis pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed three hits and three walks, with six strikeouts. Daniel England, Crisafulli, Chad Willis and Gavin Scripture pitched for Hermon and yielded nine hits and three walks, with seven strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil 5, Sebasticook 3

At Belfast July 19, Midcoast swung to a two-run win over Sebasticook. Midcoast scored one run in the second inning and four in the fifth, while Sebasticook plated two in the first and one in the third.

The hosts were led at the plate by Jason Bartlett (2 singles, RBI, run), Nate Ashey (single, run), Ben Tohanczyn (double, RBI, run), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (double, run), Liam McConnell (single), Pat McConnell (single, 2 RBIs), Alex Bartlett (double), Gage Ellis (single) and Cody Reynolds (run).

For Sebasticook, Lane Godsoe (2 singles, RBI, run), Jack Caruso (single, RBI), John Davis (triple), Jacob Neumayer (single), Kholton Perry (run) and Mike Scharf (RBI, run).

Reynolds and Gage Ellis pitched for Midcoast and allowed five hits and three walks, with nine strikeouts. Bradley Moore and Perry pitched for Sebasticook and allowed nine hits and three walks.

Tidewater Oil’s Owen Berez. Photo by Ken Waltz

Central Maine 9, Tidewater Oil 2

At Waterville July 14, Central Maine swung to a seven-run victory. Tidewater Oil scored its runs in the first inning, while Central Maine tallied four in the first, one in the third, one in the fifth and three in the sixth.

The Tidewater Oil offense was led by Jason Bartlett (single, run, stolen base), Cole Ellis (single), Kyle Larrabee (single) and Gage Ellis (single).

For Central Maine, with first names unavailable, C. Fitzpatrick (single, stolen base, run), J. Hamelin (double, single, 2 runs), H. Lee (double, run), G. Hubbard (single), B. Ryder (double, single), C. Dostie (single, run), M. Hamelin (run) and G. Murphy (2 singles, 2 runs) paced the offense.

Duncan Oakes-Nelsen and Nate Ashey pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 10 hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts. C. Fitzpatrick pitched for Central Maine and allowed four hits and three walks, with nine strikeouts.

Bangor Comrades 17, Tidewater Oil 1

At Belfast July 13, Bangor exploded out of the gate for 11 first-inning runs and swung past Tidewater Oil. Bangor also scored six in the third, inning, while Tidewater Oil scored in the fifth.

Tommy Walker, Franklin Coffey, Liam McConnell and Lucas Moody singled for Tidewater Oil and Coffey scored the team’s lone run, while the Comrades, with some first names unavailable, were led at the dish by Ben Caron (3 singles, 3 runs), G. Socolow (2 doubles, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Yates Emerson (2 singles, RBI, 2 runs), Matt Holmes (home run, 3 RBIs), Luke Missbrenner (single, run), Brayden Caron (single, 2 runs), J. Earl (single, 2 RBIs, run), Gavin Young (home run, 4 RBIs), Keegan Cyr (single, RBI, 2 runs) and Jack Schuck (run).

Kyle Larrabee, Ben Tohanczyn and Cody Reynolds pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 13 hits and nine walks, with four strikeouts. Cole Neale and Harrison Tapley pitched for the Comrades and allowed four hits and two walks, with four strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil’s Owen Berez. Photo by Ken Waltz

Quirk Motor City 10, Tidewater Oil 0

At Belfast July 12, Quirk Motor City went on the offensive and bested host Tidewater Oil. Quirk Motor City scored two runs in the first inning, five in the third and one in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.

Cody Reynolds had two singles and Nate Ashey, Cole Ellis, Alex Bartlett and Gage Ellis one to lead Tidewater Oil at the plate, while Quirk Motor City, with first names unavailable, was paced at the dish by Wheaton (double, single, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Libby (2 singles, 2 runs), Smith (2 singles, run), Harvey (double, single, RBI), Graham (single, RBI, 2 runs), Cahill (single), Seymour (2 runs) and Sewell (run, 3 RBIs).

Gage Ellis and Cole Ellis pitched for the hosts and allowed a combined 10 hits and six walks, with six strikeouts. Seymour, Graham, Cahill and Harvey pitched for the visitors and allowed six hits and one walk, with eight strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil’s Cole Ellis. Photo by Ken Waltz

Queen City Athletic Riverdogs 5, Tidewater Oil 2

At Hampden July 7, the hosts emerged with a three-run win over Tidewater Oil. The Riverdogs plated five runs in the first inning, while the visitors scored single runs in the second and third.

The Tidewater Oil offense was led by Tommy Walker (double, single, run), Cody Reynolds (single), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (single), Pat McConnell (single, run, RBI) and Gage Ellis (RBI). For the Riverdogs, Logan Burns (RBI, run), T.J. Llerena (double, single, RBI, run), Logan Levensalor (single, RBI), Grady Vanidestine (single, run), Collin Peckham (double, RBI, run), Kaysen Wideman (single), Kameron Hale (single) and Evan Nadeau (run) paced the offense.

Ellis pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 10 hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. Vanidestine and Anthony Chiappone pitched for the Riverdogs and allowed five hits and six walks, with six strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil’s Kyle Larrabee. Photo by Ken Waltz

Acadians 11, Tidewater Oil 4

At Belfast July 6, the Acadians swung to a seven-run win over the hosts. Tidewater Oil scored two runs in the fourth inning, one in the fifth and one in the sixth, while the Acadians tallied two in the first, one in the third, four in the fifth and four in the seventh.

Tidewater Oil was led at the plate by Gage Ellis (3 singles, run), Ben Tohanczyn (2 singles, RBI, run), Nate Ashey (single, run), Franklin Coffey (single), Cole Ellis (single, RBI), Owen Berez (single) and Pat McConnell (single, run).

For the Acadians, A.J. Lozano (3 singles, RBI, 2 runs), Hunter Curtis (double, single, run), David Baugh (home run, single, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), Craig Burnett (double, single, 2 RBIs, run), Peter Keblinsky (double, single, RBI, 2 runs), Jake Guty (2 singles, run) and Brett Bragdon (home run, 5 RBIs) paced the offense.

Duncan Oakes-Nelsen and Lucas Moody pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 14 hits and five walks, with four strikeouts. Baugh and Jay Haney pitched for the Acadians and allowed 10 hits and three walks, with six strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil’s Duncan Oakes-Nelsen. Photo by Ken Waltz

Tidewater Oil 3, Hermon 1

At Hermon July 5, Tidewater Oil swung to its second win of the campaign. Tidewater Oil scored one run in the fourth inning and two in the seventh, while Hermon scored one in the sixth.

Cody Reynolds (single, 2 RBIs), Ben Tohanczyn (single), Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (double, RBI), Cole Ellis (single), Owen Berez (single, run), Alex Bartlett (triple, run), Gage Ellis (single) and Franklin Coffey (run) led Tidewater Oil at the plate, while Hermon was paced by Daniel England (2 singles), Danny Fowler (single), Mason Hopkins (double, run) and Connor Marquis (RBI).

Cody Reynolds and Jason Bartlett pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed four hits and three walks, with five strikeouts. Chad Willis and Anthony Crisafulli pitched for Hermon and allowed seven hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil 7, Sebasticook 2

At Newport June 30, Tidewater Oil swung to a five-run win over Sebasticook. Tidewater scored one run in the first inning and six in the sixth, while Sebasticook plated runs in the first and second innings.

Tidewater Oil was led at the plate by Alex Bartlett (run), Ben Tohanczyn (single, run), Jason Bartlett (double, run), Tommy Walker (double, run, RBI), Liam McConnell (run, RBI), Nate Ashey (double, run, RBI) and Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (run).

For Sebasticook, with first names unavailable, C. Sides (hit, run), O. Upton (2 hits), J. Caruso (hit), N. Scharf (hit, RBI), J. Davis (hit, run) and B. Moore (hit, RBI) paced the offense.

Gage Ellis pitched for Tidewater and allowed seven hits and one walk, with eight strikeouts. B. Moore, C. Sides and A. Howell pitched for Sebasticook and allowed five hits and five walks, with five strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil’s Drew Bagley. Photo by Mark Haskell

Central Maine 13, Tidewater Oil 3 (6 inns.)

At Belfast June 29, Central Maine emerged with a mercy rule-shortened win over the hosts. Central Maine scored five runs in the second inning, two in the third, two in the third, one in the fifth and three in the sixth, while Tidewater Oil plated single runs in the first, fourth and fifth frames.

Tidewater Oil’s offense was led by Gage Ellis (run), Lucas Moody (single), Pat McConnell (double, run), Ben Tohanczyn (double), Alex Bartlett (3 singles) and Cody Reynolds (run).

For Central Maine, with first names unavailable, C. Fitzpatrick (run, stolen base), J. Hamelin (single, run), E. Bourget (double, run), G. Hubbard (2 singles, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases), H. Lee (home run, 2 runs), L. Carpenter (2 singles, run), C. Dostie (2 singles, run), M. Santone (single, run), A. Trombley (2 singles, 2 runs, stolen base) and G. Murphy (single, run) paced the offense.

Reynolds and Cole Ellis pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 13 hits and five walks, with three strikeouts. Central Maine pitchers allowed six hits and four walks, with five strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil players in the dugout watch a teammate bat. Photo by Mark Haskell

Bangor Comrades 6, Tidewater Oil 3

At Bangor June 28, the Comrades doubled up the visitors and prevailed by three runs.

Duncan Oakes-Nelsen and Gage Ellis pitched for Midcoast and combined to allow seven hits and eight walks, with five strikeouts. Matt Holmes and Wyatt Stevens pitched for the Comrades and allowed four hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts.

The Tidewater Oil offense was keyed by Jason Bartlett (2 singles, run), Tommy Walker (double, RBI), Pat McConnell (single, RBI) and Gage Ellis (run).

For the Comrades, Matt Holmes (2 singles, run), Brayden Caron (2 singles, run), Wyatt Stevens (single), Jack Schuck (single, 2 RBIs), Brady Hand (double, 2 RBIs, run), Luke Misbrenner (RBI, 2 runs) and Ben Caron (run) paced the offense.

Motor City 8 Tidewater Oil 0

At Bangor June 23, Motor City defended its home field with ease in a shutout of Tidewater Oil. Motor City scored one run in the second inning, one in the third, one in the fourth and five in the sixth.

Tidewater Oil’s offense was led by Jason Bartlett (2 singles, stolen base) and Nate Ashey (single), while Motor City, with first names unavailable, was keyed by Seymour (2 singles, 2 runs, stolen base), Mason (single), Harvey (single), Libby (triple, 2 runs), J. Martin (run), Cahill (2 runs, stolen base), Sewell (double) and K. Robert (run, stolen base).

Cody Reynolds and Ashey pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed six hits and five walks, with six strikeouts. Smith and Harvey pitched for Motor City and allowed three hits and one walk, with 14 strikeouts.

Queen City Athletic Riverdogs 8, Tidewater Oil 0

At Belfast June 22, the hosts were blanked as the ‘Dogs prowled to a shutout victory. The Riverdogs scored four runs in the first and two in the fifth and seventh innings.

Tidewater Oil was led at the dish by Pat McConnell (2 singles), Cody Reynolds (single) and Duncan Oakes-Nelsen (single), while the Riverdogs were led offensively by Grady Vanidestine (2 singles), Jed Gilpatrick (triple, single, 2 runs), Logan Levensalor (single, RBI, 2 runs), Logan Burns (single, RBI, run), T.J. Lierena (single), Anthony Chiappone (double, RBI, run), Collin Peckham (single, 2 RBIs, run), Kaysen Wildman (single), Michael Desjardins (single, RBI), Kaden Beloff (single, RBI), Andrew Cote (RBI) and Garrett Mcleod (run).

Oakes-Nelsen and Franklin Coffey pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 12 hits and four walks, with six strikeouts. Kaden Beloff and Jed Kilpatrick pitched for the Riverdogs and allowed four hits and no walks, with 10 strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil’s Gary Gale. Photo by Mark Haskell

Trenton Acadians 9, Tidewater Oil 0

At Bucksport June 21, the Acadians prevailed by shutout over Tidewater Oil. The Acadians scored two runs in the second inning, two in the third, three in the fourth, one in the fifth and one in the sixth.

Tidewater Oil was led at the plate by Tommy Walker (single), Cody Reynolds (single) and Franklin Coffey (single), while the Acadians were keyed by Hunter Curtis (home run, 2 runs, stolen base), Peter Keblinsky (run), Jake Guty (home run, 2 runs), Ty Giberson (single), David Baugh (3 singles, 2 runs), A.J. Lozano (single, run) and M. Palmer (2 singles).

Gage Ellis pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed nine hits and three walks, with two strikeouts. Curtis pitched for the Acadians and allowed three hits and three walks, with 10 strikeouts.

Junior

Bangor Cadets 14, Tidewater Oil 7

At Bangor July 24, Bangor doubled up the visitors in the final game of the regular season for both squads. Tidewater Oil scored one in the first, one in the fourth and five in the fifth, while Bangor scored one in the first, one in the third, 11 in the fifth and one in the sixth.

Owen Hotchkin (run), Alec Rolfe (hit, run), Eli Veilleux (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Gary Gale (RBI), Drew Bagley (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Landon Hotchkin (2 hits, RBI) and Miles Tolliver (2 runs) led Tidewater Oil at the dish, while the Bangor Cadets (first names unavailable) were keyed by E. Sproul (hit, 2 runs), K. Johnson (hit, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), M. Perron (3 hits, 3 RBIs, run), C. Caron (hit, run, RBI), G. Glanville-True (hit, run, RBI), C. Chessen (hit, run, RBI), L. Rutherford (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Z Cota (run), L. Vigue (3 hits, run) and M. Thompson (3 hits, 3 RBIs, 2 runs).

Gale and Ethan Abbott pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 15 hits and four walks, with three strikeouts. L. Rutherford, Glanville-True, A. Kearns and L. Parizo pitched for Bangor and allowed five hits and 12 walks, with 11 strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil 14, Downeast Storm 7

At Woodland July 23, Tidewater Oil exploded with a 12-run fourth inning and surged past Downeast Storm. Tidewater Oil also plated single runs in the first and seventh innings, while Downeast Storm scored two in the first, two in the fourth, one in the fifth and two in the seventh.

Tidewater Oil was led at the plate by Owen Hotchkin (hit, 2 RBIs), Alec Rolfe (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Eli Veilleux (hit, run), Gary Gale (3 hits, 3 RBIs, run), Drew Bagley (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Landon Hotchkin (hit, run), Aiden Davis (hit, 2 runs), Jackson Faulkingham (hit, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Miles Tolliver (run, RBI) and Michael Alley (hit, RBI).

For Downeast Storm (first names unavailable), N. White (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), G. Ferrar (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), T. Mitchell (3 hits, 2 RBIs, run), I. Nicholas (hit, RBI), N. Sewell (2 runs) and C. Dwelley (hit, run) paced the offense.

Veilleux, Abbott and Faulkingham all pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 10 hits and 10 walks, with 12 strikeouts. N. White and T. Mitchell pitched for Downeast Storm and allowed 12 hits and nine walks, with six strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil 11, Hampden Riverhawks 7

At Hampden July 19, both teams scored early and often, but the visitors held off the hosts and earned a four-run win. Tidewater Oil scored two in the first, four in the second, three in the third and two in the sixth, while Hampden scored two in the first, three in the second and two in the fourth.

Tidewater Oil was keyed on offense by Owen Hotchkin (hit, 3 runs), Alec Rolfe (2 hits, run, 3 RBIs), Eli Veilleux (3 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Gary Gale (hit, 2 RBIs), Landon Hotchkin (RBI), Kai Young (hit, run), Aiden Davis (run) and Sam Jewett (hit, RBI, 2 runs).

For Hampden, A. Cote (2 hits, run, RBI), B. Bishop (2 runs, RBI), N. Moors (hit, RBI), G. Monyok (hit), K. Bartlett (run), I. Leamer (run), A. Hulsey (hit) and R. Lord (hit, RBI, 2 runs) paced the offense.

Gale pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed six hits and three walks, with two strikeouts. A. Cote, N. Moors and K. Bartlett pitched for Hampden and allowed nine hits and seven walks, with three strikeouts.

Acadians 10, Tidewater Oil 0

At Belfast July 17, the Acadians went on the offensive and swung to a win by double digits. The Acadians scored two in the fourth, two in the fifth, five in the sixth and one in the seventh.

Alec Rolfe had the lone hit of the game for Tidewater Oil, while the Acadians (first names unavailable) were keyed by Pert (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Sullivan (2 hits, 2 runs, 3 RBIs), Berry (2 hits, 2 RBIs), Boles (hit, 2 runs), Curtis (hit, run, RBI), Crowley (2 hits), Grindal (hit, run, RBI) and Miles (hit, run, RBI).

Eli Veilleux, Gary Gale and Ethan Abbott pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 12 hits and three walks, with eight strikeouts. Crowley and Berry pitched for the Acadians and allowed one hit and six walks, with seven strikeouts.

Tidewater Oil 10, Motor City 4

At Belfast July 14, Tidewater Oil built up an early lead and prevailed by six runs over Motor City. Tidewater Oil scored five in the first, one in the second, three in the fourth and one in the sixth, while Motor City scored all four of its runs in the fifth.

Tidewater Oil was led at the plate by Ethan Abbott (3 hits, 2 runs), Gary Gale (hit, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Eli Veilleux (hit, run, RBI), Drew Bagley (run, RBI), Alec Rolfe (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Kai Young (hit, run, RBI), Kamin Wethrington (hit, RBI), Landon Hotchkin (hit) and Miles Tolliver (hit, run).

For Motor City, Ayden Barnard (hit), Cody Hews (RBI), Zach Arnold (RBI), Aiden McCue (run), Jordan Tolman (run), Cole Fernald (hit), Tysin Ross (run) and Joey Desmond (run) paced the offense.

Gale and Abbott pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed two hits and seven walks, with four strikeouts. Ross, Barnard, Tolman and Arnold pitched for Motor City and allowed 10 hits and eight walks, with five strikeouts.

Messalonskee 12, Tidewater Oil 4

At Belfast July 11, Messalonskee scored in droves in the middle innings and bested the hosts. Tidewater Oil scored all four of its runs in the third, while Messalonskee scored one in the first, one in the second, three in the third, fourth and fifth innings and one in the seventh.

The Tidewater Oil offense was led by Owen Hotchkin (run), Gary Gale (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Eli Veilleux (RBI), Drew Bagley (hit), Ethan Abbott (hit, run) and Miles Tolliver (run).

Bagley, Dawson Tripp and Veilleux pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 12 hits and 10 walks, with three strikeouts. Messalonskee pitchers allowed three hits and two walks, with seven strikeouts.

Names for Messalonskee players were unavailable.

Franklin County 15, Tidewater Oil 5 (5 inns.)

At Farmington July 10, Franklin County prevailed by mercy rule over the visitors. Tidewater Oil scored four in the third and one in the fifth, while Franklin County plated two in the first, nine in the third, one in the fourth and three in the fifth.

Tidewater Oil was keyed at the plate by Owen Hotchkin (run), Alec Rolfe (run, RBI), Gary Gale (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Drew Bagley (RBI), Sam Jewett (run), Kamin Wetherington (hit, RBI) and Dawson Tripp (run).

For Franklin County (first names unavailable), Harkins (RBI), G. DeCarolis (hit, 3 runs, 2 RBIs), T. Beaudoin (2 runs), N. Leso (3 hits, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), T. Cormier (2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), J. Greenlaw (2 hits, run, 3 RBIs), D. Cousineau (hit, run), W. Allen (run), B. Wrigley (2 hits, run) and S. Galkowski (RBI) paced the offense.

Gale and Aiden Davis pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 11 hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts. Cousineau and Greenlaw pitched for Franklin County and allowed two hits and eight walks, with 10 strikeouts.

Augusta 6, Tidewater Oil 1

At Augusta July 7, the visitors came up on the short end of a five-run defeat. Augusta scored one run in the first inning, three in the fourth, one in the fifth and one in the sixth, while Tidewater Oil plated one in the sixth.

Tidewater Oil was paced at the plate by Owen Hotchkin (run), Eli Veilleux (2 hits) and Alec Rolfe (hit), while Augusta was led on offense by Matt Boston (hit, run), Jake Farnham (2 hits, RBI, run), One Nathan (hit, RBI), Trenton Hayward (hit, run), Chase Burgess (run), Carter Collin (hit, run, RBI) and Trenton Collin (3 hits, run, RBI).

Veilleux pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed nine hits and one walk, with two strikeouts. Trenton Collin and Farnham pitched for Augusta and allowed a combined three hits and four walks, with 13 strikeouts.

Fairfield 8, Tidewater Oil 1

At Belfast July 5, the hosts scored first, but the visitors often as Fairfield swung to a seven-run win. Fairfield scored pairs of runs in the second, third, fourth and fifth innings, while Tidewater Oil tallied one in the first.

Owen Hotchkin (run), Gary Gale (hit) and Dawson Tripp (hit) chipped in on offense for Tidewater Oil, while Fairfield, with first names unavailable, was keyed at the dish by Leary (hit, run, RBI), Wilson (2 hits, run), Frazee (RBI), Dostie (2 hits, run), Littlefield (hit, run), Aubin (hit, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Trebury (hit, run), Clark (RBI), Wills (hit, run, 2 RBIs) and Quinn (2 hits).

Gale and Drew Bagley pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 11 hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. Littlefield and Quinn pitched for Fairfield and allowed two hits and two walks, with 11 strikeouts.

Topsham Post 202 14, Tidewater Oil 2 (5 inns.)

At Topsham July 2, Topsham posted multiple runs in each inning played and swung past Tidewater Oil. Topsham scored four runs in the first inning, two in the second, two in the third and six in the fourth, while Tidewater Oil plated single runs in the first and third innings.

Owen Hotchkin (2 runs), Gary Gale (hit), Drew Bagley (RBI) and Kai Young (hit) led Tidewater Oil at the plate.

Ethan Abbott pitched for the visitors and allowed 14 hits and three walks, with one strikeout.

Information for Topsham was unavailable.

Messalonskee 10, Tidewater Oil 6

At Oakland July 1, Messalonskee earned a four-run victory over Tidewater Oil. Messalonskee scored one run in the first inning, four in the second, three in the fourth and two in the sixth, while Tidewater Oil plated two in the first, one in the second, one in the third and two in the fifth.

Tidewater Oil was led at the dish by Owen Hotchkin (run), Eli Veilleux (run), Drew Bagley (single, run), Gary Gale (2 singles, 2 runs), Kai Young (single) and Jackson Faulkingham (run).

For Messalonskee, with first names unavailable, P. Reynolds (2 singles, 3 runs), S. Achorn (run), T. Bernier (2 triples, 3 runs), M. Achorn (double), I. Wheeler (4 singles, run), J. Grenier (single, run) and T. Hanna (run) paced the offense.

Wheeler pitched for Messalonskee and allowed four hits and eight walks, with seven strikeouts. Gale pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 10 hits and two walks, with two strikeouts.

Franklin County 10, Tidewater Oil 1

At Belfast June 28, Franklin County proved to be road warriors with a lopsided win over the hosts. Franklin County plated two runs in the third inning, seven in the fourth and one in the sixth, while Tidewater Oil tallied its run in the first.

Tidewater Oil was keyed on offense by Landon Hotchkin (single, run, stolen base), Eli Veilleux (double), Curtis Littlefield (single) and Drew Bagley (2 singles).

For Franklin County, with first names unavailable, N. Rowe (2 singles, 2 runs, 3 stolen bases, RBI), G. Decarolis (3 singles, 2 runs, 3 RBIs), T. Browdoin (single, run, steal), T. Cormier (single, run), G. Harkins (single, steal), W. Allen (run), A. Wilkins (run) and B. Wrigley (2 runs, steal, RBI) paced the offense.

D. Cousineau pitched for Franklin County and allowed five hits and four walks, with nine strikeouts. Veilleux pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed eight hits and three walks, with four strikeouts.

Augusta 16, Tidewater Oil 3

At Belfast June 26, Augusta went on the offensive in a big way and bested the hosts. Augusta plated two in the first, two in the second, one in the third, one in the fifth and 10 in the sixth, while Tidewater Oil scored two in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Tidewater Oil was led on offense by Eli Veilleux (double, single, run), Curtis Littlefield (single, run), Drew Bagley (single, run) and Jackson Faulkingham (2 singles).

For Augusta, Jake Farnham (single, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, stolen base), Emmett Appel (2 runs, stolen base), Ben Nathan (2 runs), Trenton Hayward (double, single, run, 2 RBIs), Chase Burgess (2 runs, stolen base), Landon Blodgett (double, run), Trenton Collin (run), Carter Collin (double, 2 singles, 2 runs, stolen base), Max Tibbetts (run) and Jaxon August (2 singles, 2 runs, 3 RBIs) paced the offense.

Blodgett and Burgess pitched for Augusta as the duo allowed six hits and four walks, with nine strikeouts. Littlefield pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed nine hits, four walks and three hit batters, with five strikeouts.

Fairfield 12, Tidewater Oil 2 (5 inns.)

At Waterville June 23, Fairfield made quick work of Tidewater Oil and prevailed by mercy rule. Fairfield scored five in the second, four in the third and three in the fourth, while Tidewater Oil plated single runs in the third and fifth frames.

The Tidewater Oil offense was led by Young (run), Owen Hotchkin (single, run), Eli Veilleux (single) and Drew Bagley (single), while Fairfield was led by Gavin Wilson (single, 2 runs, stolen base, RBI), Michael Hamlin (triple, single, run, 2 stolen bases, 2 RBIs), Jacob Frazee (single, 2 stolen bases, RBI), Cameron Dostie (2 singles, run, RBI), Braden Littlefield (2 singles, 3 runs, stolen base), Broden Eaton (home run, 2 runs, stolen base, 2 RBIs), Jason Aubin (double, 2 RBIs), Tyler Clark (double, run) and Cole Quirion (double, run, 2 RBIs).

Wilson pitched for Fairfield and allowed three hits and five walks, with 10 strikeouts. Bagley pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed 12 hits and three walks, with three strikeouts.

Topsham Post 202 7, Tidewater Oil 4

At Belfast June 22, Topsham took a lead in the early innings and held on for a four-run win. Topsham plated two runs in the first inning, one in the third, two in the fifth and two in the sixth, while Tidewater Oil scored one in the fifth and three in the sixth.

Tidewater Oil was keyed at the plate by Landon Hotchkin (run, stolen base), Owen Hotchkin (run, steal), Gary Gale (run), Curtis Littlefield (single), Aiden Davis (single), Kai Young (double, run, steal, RBI), Ethan Abbott (single), Dawson Tripp (steal) and Jacob Lindelof (single).

For Topsham Post 202, Randall Lagrange (double, single, 3 runs), Ethan Card (2 runs), Adrian Reyes (double, RBI), Aidan Ramsey (run) and Finn Foster (single, run) paced the offense.

Elijah Imrie and Lagrange pitched for Topsham Post 202 and allowed five hits, three walks and four hit batters, with 13 strikeouts. Littlefield, Gale and Eli Veilleux pitched for Tidewater Oil and allowed four hits and five walks, with four strikeouts.

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