High school baseball and softball

Oceanside experiences sweep, Medomak Valley split, Camden Hills defeats

Bundle of midseason games for Midcoast diamond squads May 7
By Staff | May 08, 2018

The midway point of the high school season is upon baseball and softball teams from Camden Hills, Medomak Valley and Oceanside, as the Windjammers, Panthers and Mariners were back in action on Monday, May 7.

The six Midcoast squads turned in a mixed bag of results, which saw the Mariners and Panther baseball emerge victorious.

Oceanside softball swung to a 14-2 win, while baseball posted a 9-5 victory in road games over Mount View of Thorndike, while Camden Hills fell as softball lost 12-6 and baseball 11-10 to Cony of Augusta.

Panther baseball swung to a 10-9 win, while softball fell 6-4 to Lincoln Academy of Newcastle.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Oceanside 14, Mount View 2 (5 inns.)

At Thorndike May 7, the Mariners rode a grand slam off the bat of Raechel Joyce to surge past the host Mustangs. Oceanside scored five in the second, six in the third, one in the fourth and two in the fifth, while Mount View scored two in the second.

Leading the Mariners at the plate were Joyce (grand slam, single, 5 RBIs), Hannah Moholland (double, single, 2 RBIs), Kalli Grover (3 singles), Grace Woodman (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Abby Veilleux (2 singles, RBI), Adrianna Whitamore (2 singles, RBI), Jessica Watkinson (2 singles) and Lily Judecki (single).

“It was very nice getting her [Joyce] back in the line up after missing a couple weeks with an injury,” said Mariner coach Rusty Worcester. “Oceanside had a big hitting day today with seven players with two or hits on the day. Adrianna Whitamore up her record to 3-0 on the year, she threw well and we played good defense behind her as well.”

For the Mustangs, Sage Cassidy, Leah Bradstreet, Emma Fonger, Devon Burgess and Emily Lancaster each rapped singles.

Whitamore yielded five hits and three walks, with four strikeouts for Oceanside. Fonger scattered 16 hits and six walks, with four strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (6-1, 23.0469 points) is third, while Mount View (0-8, no points) is 21st. Brewer (9-0, 55.3125 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Cony 12, Camden Hills 6

At Augusta May 7, the Rams doubled up the Windjammers. Cony scored one in the second, three in the third, six in the fifth and two in the sixth, while Camden Hills scored two in the second and fourth innings and one in the fifth and seventh innings.

Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Nicole Brown (single), Grace O’Connell (single), Laticia Billings (single), Lauren Miller (double, single, 3 runs), Amanda McFarland (2 singles, run) and Gillian LaFleche (triple, 2 singles, 2 runs).

For the Rams, Cari Hopkins (run), Gabriella McGuire (double, run), Jaden Bowley (single, run), Alexis Couverette (2 runs), Carly Lettre (2 home runs, 4 runs), Brooklyn Belanger (2 runs) and Emily Houston (single, run) paced the offense.

Emily Long pitched for Camden Hills, allowing five hits and four walks, with three strikeouts. McGuire pitched for Cony, allowing 10 hits and no walks, with three strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (1-7, 0.6250 points) is 11th, while Skowhegan (7-0, 35.4688 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Lincoln Academy 6, Medomak Valley 5

At Waldoboro May 7, the Eagles benefited from a four-run sixth inning and upended the host Panthers. Lincoln Academy added two runs in the fifth, while Medomak Valley scored five runs in the sixth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Sadie Cohen (single, triple, RBI), Emily Wotton (double, 2 RBIs), Gabby DePatsy (2 singles), Josie Jameson (2 singles, RBI) and Kayla Donlin (double).

For the Eagles, Khloe Poland (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Joy Hedrick (double, RBI), Emily Kelsey (2 doubles, 2 RBIs), Kortney McKenna (triple, RBI), Anna Hatch (2 singles) and Lexi Hartford (single).

DePatsy pitched for the hosts, allowing eight hits and two walks, with 12 strikeouts. McKenna pitched for the visitors, allowing nine hits and two walks, with 10 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (4-3, 19.2969 points) is seventh, while Brewer (9-0, 55.3125 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Baseball

Medomak Valley 10, Lincoln Academy 9

At Waldoboro May 7, the Panthers struck for two runs in the bottom of the seventh and walked off over the Eagles. Medomak Valley also scored three in the third, one in the fourth and four in the sixth, while Lincoln Academy scored one in the first, two in the third, one in the fourth, four in the sixth and one in the seventh.

Leading the Panthers at the dish were Brent Stewart (hit, 2 runs), Duncan Widdecombe (2 runs), Ethan Reed (2 hits, 2 RBIs, 3 runs), Ryan Creamer (hit), Clayton Belcher (run), Jordan Powell (hit, run), Kevin White (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run) and Gabe Allaire (2 hits, 2 RBIs).

For the Eagles, Chris Sullivan (hit, RBI, 3 runs), Oakley Oliver (hit), Basel White (hit, run, RBI), Andrew Giberson (hit, RBI), Andrew Greenleaf (hit), Augustus Hunt (2 hits, RBI), Bradley Cross (hit, run), Tiger Cumming (2 hits, 2 runs), Quincy Perry (hit, run, RBI) and Jon Pinkham (run) paced the offense.

Eli McCollett, Nathan Emerson, Connor Simmons, White and Allaire pitched for Medomak Valley, allowing 11 hits and five walks, with eight strikeouts. Sullivan Fink, Chris Sullivan and Cross pitched for Lincoln Academy, allowing nine hits and six walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (2-5, 4.5313 points) is 16th, while Brewer (6-2, 37.8125 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 9, Mount View 5

At Thorndike May 7, the Mariners swung to their sixth win in seven games, this time over the Mustangs. Oceanside scored five in the third and two in the fourth and seventh innings, while Mount View scored four in the first and one in the second.

Leading the Oceanside offense was Michael Norton Jr. (2 singles), Joey Curtis (single, 2 RBIs) and Zach Cody (2 RBIs). For Mount View, Noah Jacobs (2 singles), Andrew Savoy (2 singles) and Logan Curtis (double) paced the offense.

Curtis went the distance on the bump for the Mariners, yielding seven hits while striking out eight. Neal Kenney and Darrett Fowler each pitched for the Mustangs.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-6, 2.1094 points) is 18th, while Oceanside (6-1, 28.2031 points) is third. Brewer (6-2, 37.8125 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Cony 11, Camden Hills 10

At Augusta May 7, the Rams walked off in the bottom of the seventh inning with a one-run win over the Windjammers. Camden Hills scored one in the first, six in the second and three in the seventh, while Cony scored two in the first, four in the third, two in the fourth and three in the seventh.

Leading Camden Hills at the plate was Aidan Schecter (hit, 2 runs), Quinn Brown (run, RBI), Nathaniel Johnson (2 hits, RBI, run), Ionut Lodge (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Braden Fisher (hit, RBI), Obie Miller (2 hits, run), Jason Greenleaf (hit, RBI), True Crane (2 hits, 2 runs) and Sam Moody (2 runs).

For Cony, Riley Geyer (hit, 2 runs), Kyle Douin (2 hits, run, 2 RBIs), Bob Stolt (hit, 2 runs), Michael Levesque (run, 2 RBIs), Tyler Dostie (2 hits, run), Elijah Bezanson (2 hits, 2 RBIs, run), Mitchell Macfarland (hit, RBI), Michael Boivin (run), Matthew Wozniak (hit, run, 2 RBIs) and Ashton Cunningham (hit, run) paced the offense.

Spencer Johndro, Connor Hedstrom and Ionut Lodge pitched for the Windjammers, allowing 11 hits and one walk, with six strikeouts. Douin and Stolt pitched for Cony, allowing 11 hits and three walks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-6, 6.7969 points) is ninth, while Edward Little (8-0, 44.7656 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight 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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