High school baseball and softball

Mariners, Panthers too tough for Black Raiders, Warriors

Midcoast diamond squads notch four victories in May 15 play
By Staff | May 16, 2019

Four Midcoast high school baseball and softball squads tasted victory on Wednesday, May 15 as Medomak Valley and Oceanside swung to victories.

Panther baseball earned a 17-9 win and softball an 18-1 victory against Winslow, while Mariner baseball notched a 6-4 win and softball a 14-1 decision over Nokomis of Newport.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Medomak Valley 17, Winslow 9

At Winslow May 15, the Black Raiders outhit the Panthers, but the visitors used a nine-run third inning and swung past the hosts by eight. Medomak Valley added three in the fifth and five in the sixth, while Winslow scored four in the first, one in the second, three in the fourth and one in the sixth.

Leading Medomak Valley at the plate were Duncan Widdecombe (hit, 3 runs, 2 RBIs), Ryan Creamer (2 hits, RBI, 2 runs), Wyatt Fillmore (run, 3 RBIs), Ethan Reed (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Gabe Allaire (RBI), Kevin White (run), Carson Murphy (run), Eli McCollett (hit, RBI, 2 runs), Clayton Belcher (hit, RBI, 3 runs), Jordan Powell (RBI) and Max Moody (3 RBIs, 2 runs).

For Winslow, Reid Gagnon (2 hits, 2 runs), Ethan Lachance (hit, RBI, 3 runs), Cody Ivey (2 hits, 3 RBIs, run), Cameron Winslow (2 hits, run, RBI), Evan Bourget (3 hits, 2 RBIs), Jackson Reynolds (hit) and Caden Fitzpatrick (2 runs) paced the offense.

McCollett, White, Reed and Creamer pitched for the visitors, as the group allowed 11 hits and three walks, with three strikeouts. Lachance, Colby Pomeroy, Brandon Mason and Fitzpatrick pitched for the hosts, as the teammates allowed seven hits and 10 walks, with one strikeout.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (7-3, 37.4219 points) is seventh, while Hermon (11-0, 72.1094 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 6, Nokomis 4

At Newport May 15, the Mariner bats came to life in the late innings as the visitors swung to their second win. Oceanside scored four runs in the fifth inning and two in the sixth, while Nokomis scored one in the second and fifth and two in the seventh.

Nate Coombs and Ben Ripley pitched for Oceanside, while Gabe Gilley and Avery Howell worked the mound for Nokomis.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Cole Stevens (3 singles, 3 RBIs, run), Uriah Thongsophaphone (2 singles, 2 runs, 3 stolen bases), Caleb Powell (2 singles) and Austin Pagano (2 singles).

For Nokomis, Andrew Hopkins (2 singles, run, RBI) paced the offense.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (2-9, 5.9375 points) is 21st, while Hermon (11-0, 72.1094 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Softball

Oceanside 14, Nokomis 1 (6 inns.)

At Newport May 15, the Mariners pulled away emphatically with an eight-run sixth inning and prevailed via mercy rule. Oceanside scored one in the second and five in the fourth, while Nokomis’ lone run came in the fifth.

Leading the Mariners offensively were Raechal Joyce (2 singles, 3 RBIs), Chloe Jones (2 singles), Adrianna Whitamore (2 singles), Abby Veilleux (single, 2 RBIs), Grace Pratt (single, RBI), Autumn Harvey (single, RBI), Anna Kingsbury (single, RBI), Jessica Watkinson (single, RBI) and Kalli Grover (single).

Marci Leal doubled and Alisha Allard singled to key Nokomis.

Jones pitched for Oceanside, as she allowed two hits and no walks, with 13 strikeouts. Alisa Ellis and Maddie King pitched for Nokomis, as she allowed 12 hits and 10 walks, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (9-2, 66.0156) is second, while Brewer (10-0) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 18, Winslow 1 (5 inns.)

At Newport May 15, the Panthers scored early and often en route to a mercy-rule win over the Black Raiders. Medomak Valley scored five runs in the first inning, seven in the second, two in the third and four in the fifth, while Winslow scored one in the third.

Addie Jameson pitched for the visitors, as she allowed one hit and two walks, with five strikeouts. Paige Trask pitched for the hosts, as she allowed nine hits and four walks, with three strikeouts.

Leading Medomak Valley at the plate were Aubrey Schaeffer (2 singles, 4 RBIs, 2 stolen bases), Emily Wotton (single, double, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Cassi Smeltzer (double, single, 3 RBIs, 4 runs), Lydia Simmons (home run, single, 3 RBIs, 3 runs), Stephanie Morse (single, 2 RBIs), Addie Jameson (single, RBI, 2 runs), Mackenzie Emerson (double, RBI, run), Eliza Nelson (single, run) and Emily Harris (single).

Karlie Ramsdell singled and scored for Winslow.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (8-2, 45.0781 points) is fifth, while Brewer (10-0, 79.5313 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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