High school baseball and softball

Panther softball, Windjammer baseball swing to wins, Mariners swept

Oceanside falls to Hermon, Medomak Valley, Camden Hills split with Morse, Mount Ararat
By Staff | May 11, 2019
Photo by: Mark Haskell Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell fields a grounder against Mount Ararat on May 9 in high school softball in Rockport. The visiting Eagles of Topsham beat the Windjammers 15-5.

Medomak Valley softball and Camden Hills baseball swung to victories on Thursday, May 9, a development that highlighted high school diamond play among area squads.

Windjammer baseball walked off with a 5-4, eight-inning win over Mount Ararat of Topsham, while Panther softball earned a 3-1 win over Morse of Bath in a pair of home games.

Panther baseball and Windjammer softball — in addition to Oceanside teams — were downed by the Shipbuilders, Eagles and Hermon, respectively.

Camden Hills also lost Wednesday, May 8 games to Bangor.

Watch video and see more photos from Camden Hills games below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Softball

Medomak Valley 3, Morse 1

At Waldoboro May 9, the Panthers benefited from a three-run sixth inning, which proved enough to edge the Shipbuilders. Morse’s lone run came in the third.

Addie Jameson pitched for the hosts, as she allowed two hits and four walks, with nine strikeouts. Dorothy Kulis pitched for Morse, as she allowed five hits and one walk, with six strikeouts.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Mackenzie Emerson (single), Jameson (single), Lydia Simmons (RBI), Stephanie Morse (single, RBI) and Emily Wotton (single).

For the Shipbuilders, Paige Faulkingham (single) and Kaylee Creamer (single) paced the offense.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (6-2, 28.6719 points) is sixth, while Brewer (9-0, 55.5469 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount Ararat 15, Camden Hills 5

At Rockport May 9, the Eagles went on the offensive and surged to a 10-run win. Mount Ararat scored one run in the third inning, three in the fourth, six in the fifth and five in the sixth, while Camden Hills plated two in the first, one in the second and two in the sixth.

Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Amanda McFarland (2 hits, stolen base), Olivia Brown (run, stolen base), Grace O’Connell (run, stolen base), Logan Craney (hit), Hollie Hutcheson (2 hits), Kennedy Peterson (hit, run) and Alyssa Bland (hit, 2 runs, stolen base).

For the Eagles, Ema Hawkes (hit, stolen base), Isabella West (2 hits), Jaden Lohr (hit), Breanne Hunter (hit, run), Megan Reed (hit, 3 runs), Emily Wormwood (hit, 3 runs), Amanda O’Neil (hit, 2 runs), Breanne McCourt (2 runs) and Emma Lapreziosa (2 hits, 4 runs) paced the offense.

Lillia Stone pitched for Camden Hills, as she allowed 10 hits and five walks, with one strikeout. Reed pitched for Mount Ararat, as she allowed seven hits and two walks, with five strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (0-9, no points) is 12th, while Oxford Hills of South Paris (9-0, 51.0156 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Hermon 5, Oceanside 2

At Hermon May 9, the Mariners were dealt their second loss of the campaign, this time to the high-flying Hawks. Oceanside scored in the first and seventh innings, while Hermon plated one in the first and two in the fourth and sixth innings.

Chloe Jones yielded five hits and one walk, as she struck out 16 batters in the loss for Oceanside. Are Oakes pitched for Hermon, as she allowed four hits and two walks, with 11 strikeouts.

Abby Veilleux (single, 2 stolen bases), Adrianna Whitamore (double), Lily Judecki (single) and Raechel Joyce (single) led the Mariners at the plate, while Oakes (home run), Faith Coombs (single, stolen base), Megan Chambermain (single, double, RBI) and Raechel Balmas (single) keyed the Hawks.

“Oceanside played a great game offensively,” said Oceanside assistant coach Rachel Burns. “The girls hit the ball hard and we had some close calls but Hermon's defense was able to stop us. We hit a few line drives but right to Hermon's defense.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (8-2, 46.7188 points) is third, while Brewer (9-0, 55.5469 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Bangor 18, Camden Hills 3 (5 inns.)

At Bangor May 8, the Rams bested the Windjammers in five innings. Bangor scored one run in the first inning, seven in the third, six in the fourth and four in the fifth, while Camden Hills scored in the first, third and fifth frames.

Leading the Windjammer offense was Amanda McFarland (single, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases), Olivia Brown (run) and Grace O’Connell (double, stolen base).

For the Rams, Gabby Gonzalez (3 singles, 3 runs), Morgan-Carter Moulton (3 runs), Madison Drake (single, run, 2 stolen bases), Rowan Andrews (single, 2 runs), Jenna Smith (2 runs, stolen base), Rae Barron (single, 2 runs), Olivia Hoovler (2 runs), Cambria Prophete (home run, 2 runs) and Lydia Chase (single, run) paced the offense.

Lillia Stone pitched for Camden Hills, as she allowed eight hits and five walks, with one strikeout. Gonzalez pitched for Bangor, as she allowed two hits and five walks, with six strikeouts.

Baseball

Camden Hills 5, Mount Ararat 4 (8 inns.)

At Rockport May 9, Ionut Lodge scored his second run of the game in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Windjammers walked off on the Eagles in extra innings. Camden Hills also scored two in the first and one in the third and fourth innings, while Mount Ararat scored one in the second, two in the third and one in the fourth.

Leading the Windjammers at the dish were Lodge (2 runs), Sam Moody (game-winning bunt single), Matt Kremin (single, 2 runs), Aiden Schecter (2 singles), Quinn Brown (2 singles), Nathaniel Johnson (single, RBI), Jason Greenleaf (run) and Spencer Johndro (single).

For Mount Ararat, Joshua Dionne (run), Austin Damon (single, run), Devin Tobin (run), Cody Holman (single), Brady Mitchell-Damms (single), Ryan Robertson (single) and Trey Booty (single, run) paced the offense.

Camden Hills pitchers allowed five hits and six walks, with 12 strikeouts. Mount Ararat pitchers allowed eight hits and three walks, with seven strikeouts.

In the eighth inning, Lodge reached on an error and took second on another error ahead of Moody, who laid down a bunt that allowed Lodge to come around for the game-winning score.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (3-6, 11.3281 points) is 11th, while Oxford Hills of South Paris (11-0, 67.7344 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Hermon 10, Oceanside 0 (5 inns.)

At Hermon May 9, the unbeaten Hawks soared past the Mariners via mercy rule. Hermon scored one run in the first inning, five in the fourth and four in the fifth.

Leading the Hawks at the plate were Wyatt Gogan (3 singles, triple, 3 RBIs), Garrett Trask (2 singles, double, 2 RBIs), River Mullen (2 singles, 2 RBIs), Kent Johnson (double) and Dylan Leighton (double).

Jonah Carlson and Austin Pagano pitched for Oceanside, as the duo scattered 12 hits. Jaques Labonte toed the rubber for Hermon.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (1-9, 2.9688 points) is 20th, while Hermon (11-0, 50.3906 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Morse 11, Medomak Valley 3

At Bath May 9, the Shipbuilders benefited from an eight-run fourth inning, which proved the difference in a win over the Panthers. Morse also scored one in the first and two in the second, while Medomak Valley plated in the third, fifth and seventh.

Leading the Panthers at the dish were Duncan Widdecombe (hit, 2 runs), Wyatt Fillmore (hit), Carson Murphy (run), Jordan Powell (hit), Eli McCollett (hit) and Clayton Belcher (RBI).

For the Shipbuilders, Asa Hodgdon (2 hits, 2 runs, RBI), Ty Knowlton (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Austin Magliozzi (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Jackson Walker (run), Thomas Warren (hit, run, RBI), Gabe Aucoin (3 hits, 3 runs, RBI), Isaak Fleming (hit, 2 runs), Brenton Cahill (RBI) and Caleb Tibbetts (RBI) paced the offense.

McCollett, Fillmore and Kevin White pitched for Medomak Valley, as they allowed nine hits and five walks, with five strikeouts. Walker, Warren and Fleming pitched for Morse, as the group allowed four hits and seven walks, with 13 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (6-2, 27.7734 points) is fifth, while Hermon (11-0, 50.3906 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Bangor 8, Camden Hills 6

At Bangor May 8, the Rams broke a 6-6 tie with a two-run sixth inning and emerged with a win over the Windjammers. Bangor scored four in the third, two in the fifth and two in the sixth, while Camden Hills scored one in the first and second and two in the fifth and sixth innings.

Leading the Windjammers on offense were Lodge (single), Liam O’Neal (2 singles, run), Matt Kremin (2 singles, 2 runs), Aidan Schecter (2 singles), Nathaniel Johnson (single, run), Obie Miller (double, 2 singles, run), Jason Greenleaf (2 singles), True Crane (single) and Sam Moody (single, run).

For the Rams, Colton Trisch (single, run), Neal (run), Noah Missbrenner (single, 2 runs, stolen base), Austin Conway (3 singles, run), Keegan Cyr (2 singles, 2 runs), Carson Prouty (double, single) and Isaac Bushway (single, stolen base) paced the offense.

Crane and Moody pitched for Camden Hills, as the teammates allowed 10 hits and four walks, with six strikeouts. Bangor pitchers allowed 15 hits and no walks, while striking out one.

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

Mount Ararat at Camden Hills baseball
Camden Hills hosts Mount Ararat on May 9 in high school baseball in Rockport. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Mount Ararat at Camden Hills softball
Camden Hills hosts Mount Ararat on May 9 in high school softball in Rockport. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Camden Hills' Aiden Schecter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Nate Johnson. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Spencer Johndro. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Spencer Johndro. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Nate Johnson. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Nate Johnson. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Spencer Johndro, front, and Jason Greenleaf. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Quinn Brown. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Spencer Johndro, front, and Aiden Schecter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Mount Ararat's Austin Damon, left, and Camden Hills' Jason Greenleaf. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Mount Ararat's Devin Tobin, left, and Camden Hills' Jason Greenleaf. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge, left, and Mount Ararat's Trey Booty. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge, left, and Mount Ararat's Trey Booty. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge, left, and Mount Ararat's Trey Booty. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Matt Kremin. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge, right, and coach Paul MacDonald. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Ionut Lodge. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Aiden Schecter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Aiden Schecter, left, and assistant coach Tim Greenleaf. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Quinn Brown. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Alyssa Bland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Alyssa Bland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Alyssa Bland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Amanda McFarland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Amanda McFarland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Amanda McFarland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Olivia Brown. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Amanda McFarland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Olivia Brown. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Alyssa Bland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lillia Stone. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Alyssa Bland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Danica Cayouette. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Danica Cayouette. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills players, from left, Alyssa Bland, Grace O'Connell, Amanda McFarland, Danica Cayouette, Lillia Stone and Amy Kunzinger. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lillia Stone, front. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lillia Stone, front. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lillia Stone. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lillia Stone, back. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lillia Stone. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Amy Kunzinger, front, and Danica Cayouette. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Grace O'Connell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
From left, Camden Hills' Amanda McFarland, Alyssa Bland, Grace O'Connell, Lillia Stone and Amy Kunzinger. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
From left, Camden Hills' Alyssa Bland, Amanda McFarland, Grace O'Connell, Lillia Stone and Amy Kunzinger. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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