High school baseball and softball

Vinalhaven-North Haven, Camden Hills, Medomak Valley stay busy on diamond

Midcoast teams realize midseason hit, run, pitch, field success
By Staff | May 14, 2019

Six area high school baseball and softball teams participated in action on the diamonds Saturday, May 11 and Monday, May 13, a scenario that resulted in a mixed bag of results for teams from Vinalhaven, Camden Hills and Medomak Valley.

On Monday, the Windjammers fell to Hampden Academy — 5-1 (baseball) and 14-9 (softball) — while the Panthers split with Waterville as softball emerged with a 14-3 win and baseball fell 9-5.

On Saturday, Windjammer baseball swung to a 5-4 win over Skowhegan in Rockport, while the Vikings earned a pair of wins — 13-11 and 10-3 — in a doubleheader with Valley of Bingham.

On the flip side, Windjammer softball fell 17-0 to Skowhegan, while the Vikings lost 22-4 and 22-1 to the Cavaliers in games on Saturday.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Baseball

Waterville 9, Medomak Valley 5

At Waldoboro May 13, the Panthers struck first, but the Purple Panthers struck often — and grabbed control of the game with a seven-run fourth inning — en route to a win over the hosts. Waterville also scored two in the third inning, while Medomak Valley scored two in the first and seventh innings and one in the fourth.

Leading the Panthers at the plate were Duncan Widdecombe (run), Ethan Reed (hit, run), Ryan Creamer (2 RBIs), Jordan Powell (hit), Clayton Belcher (hit, run, RBI) and Kevin White (run).

For the Purple Panthers, Kai Radideau (2 runs), Joseph Hamelin (hit, run), Kody Vallee (hit, run, RBI), Cam Denis (hit, run, 3 RBIs), Daniel Gaunce (run), Josiah Bloom (hit, run, 2 RBIs), Jack Thompson (2 hits, RBI), Aidan Morrison (hit, run) and David Barre (hit, run) paced the offense.

Wyatt Fillmore and Belcher pitched for Medomak Valley, as the two allowed eight hits and two walks, with eight strikeouts. Morrison, Barre, Denis and Brock Jolicouer pitched for Waterville, as the group allowed three hits and four walks, with two strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (6-3, 30.0000 points) is seventh, while Hermon (11-0, 64.8438 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Hampden Academy 5, Camden Hills 1

At Rockport May 13, the Broncos galloped past the host Windjammers. Camden Hills scored its lone run in the sixth inning, while Hampden Academy scored one in the third, three in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Leading the Windjammers at the dish were Matt Kremin (single, run), Aiden Schecter (2 singles), Quinn Brown (single) and Jason Greenleaf (2 singles).

For the Broncos, Kent Oliver (2 singles, 2 runs), Rece Poulin (run, 2 stolen bases), Jackson Thayer (single, run) and Evan Thomas (2 singles, run) paced the offense.

Sam Moody, True Crane, Sam Conlan and Spencer Johndro pitched for Camden Hills, as the group allowed five hits and seven walks, with four strikeouts. Wyatt Harriman, Derek Gendreau and Robert Buzzini pitched for Hampden Academy, as the teammates allowed six hits and one walk, with one strikeout.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (4-7, 17.5781 points) is 11th, while Oxford Hills of South Paris (10-0, 82.8906 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 5, Skowhegan 4

At Rockport May 11, the Windjammers edged the visiting Indians. Camden Hills scored three runs in the fourth inning and two in the sixth, while Skowhegan scored one in the second, one in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Leading the Windjammers at the plate were Ionut Lodge (single), Sam Moody (single), Matt Kremin (2 singles, run), Aiden Schecter (single, run), Quinn Brown (2 runs), Obie Miller (run) and Liam O’Neal (single).

For the Indians, Jimmy Reed (2 singles), Ryan Savage (single), Marcus Christopher (single), Lucas Patchell (single, run), Cam Louder (single, 2 runs) and Aiden Louder (2 singles) paced the offense.

Camden Hills pitchers allowed seven hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. Skowhegan pitchers allowed four hits and two walks, with one strikeout.

Vinalhaven 13, Valley 11

At Vinalhaven May 11, the Vikings swung past the Cavaliers. Vinalhaven scored one run in the first inning, two in the second, six in the third and one in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh, while Valley plated two in the first, one in the second, six in the third and two in the fifth.

Leading the Vikings at the plate were Tim Farrelly (2 singles, 2 runs), Joe Hopkins (double, single, run), Robert Swears (double, 2 singles, 3 runs), Frank Osgood (2 singles, run), Mitch Hopkins (2 singles, 2 runs), M.J. Augusto (double, 2 runs), Connor Lazaro (2 singles, 2 runs) and Mike Michaud (single).

For the Cavaliers, Joey Thomas (single, 2 runs), Kayden Cool (run), Nathan Miller (run), Thomas Bishop (2 singles, run), Trey Costello (double, single, run), Brad Farrington (run), Josh Farmer (single, run), Thanawit Korcharoenrat (single, 2 runs) and Wallace Savoy (single) paced the offense.

Joe Hopkins and Tim Farrelly pitched for Vinalhaven, as the duo allowed eight hits, while striking out eight.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (4-0, 6.3889 points) is sixth, while Searsport (6-1, 38.9621 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven 10, Valley 3

At Vinalhaven May 11, the Vikings remained unbeaten with their second win of the day over the Cavaliers. Vinalhaven scored two runs in the first inning, four in the second and four in the fourth, while Valley scored one in the second and two in the third.

Leading the hosts at the plate were Tim Farrelly (double, single, 2 runs), Joe Hopkins (double, run), Lyford Philbrook (single, 2 runs), Frank Osgood (single), Mitch Hopkins (single, run), M.J. Augusto (double, single, run), Riley Anthony (run), Connor Lazaro (single, run) and Hunter Ames (double, run).

For Valley, Joey Thomas (single, run), Kayden Cool (run), Nate Miller (single), Trey Costello (run) and Josh Farmer (single) keyed the offense.

Augusto tossed a complete game on the hill for Vinalhaven, as he allowed three hits, while striking out eight.

Softball

Medomak Valley 14, Waterville 3

At Waldoboro May 13, the Panther bats collected 11 hits on the afternoon as the hosts surged past the Purple Panthers. Medomak Valley scored one run in the second inning, two in the third, six in the fourth, two in the fifth and three in the sixth, while Waterville scored three in the fifth.

Leading the hosts at the plate were Mackenzie Emerson (2 singles, 2 runs, RBI, stolen base), Addie Jameson (double, triple, 2 runs, 2 RBIs), Lydia Simmons (2 singles, run, stolen base, 2 RBIs), Cassi Smeltzer (single, run, 2 stolen bases), Emily Wotton (single, triple, 2 runs, 4 stolen bases), Audrey Schaeffer (2 runs, RBI, 2 stolen bases), Kayla Donlin (single, 2 runs, 3 stolen bases, RBI) and Eliza Nelson (single, run, 2 stolen bases, RBI).

For the visitors, Jaci Gray (2 singles, run), Molly Wasilewski (single, run), Kaiene Isbell (single, run, RBI), Olivia Lovendahl (single, RBI) and Harley Corson (2 singles) paced the offense.

Stephanie Morse pitched for Medomak Valley, as she allowed seven hits and two walks, with nine strikeouts. Wasilewski pitched for Waterville, as she yieldled 11 hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (7-2, 39.1406 points) is fifth, while Brewer (9-0, 67.5781 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Hampden Academy 14, Camden Hills 9

At Rockport May 13, the Broncos struck for six runs in the seventh inning and bested the Windjammers. Hampden Academy also scored four in the second and fourth innings, while Camden Hills scored three in the first and two in the fourth, sixth and seventh.

Leading Camden Hills at the plate were Amanda McFarland (3 singles, 3 runs), Olivia Brown (single, 2 runs, stolen base), Lillia Stone (single, run), Grace O’Connell (triple, double, 2 runs, stolen base), Hollie Hutcheson (2 singles), Amy Kunzinger (2 singles) and Danica Cayouette (single, run, stolen base).

For Hampden Academy, Abigail Lyons (single, 2 runs), Eliza Murphy (single, run), Grace Bennett (2 singles, run), Adie Hughes (run), Sydney Hatch (run), Camryn Neal (home run, 4 singles, 3 runs), Bailey Mallory (single, 2 runs), Sydney Jordan (run) and Rachel Gardella (single, 2 runs) paced the offense.

Camden Hills pitchers allowed 11 hits and no walks, with three strikeouts. Hampden Academy pitchers allowed 12 hits and three walks, with four strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (0-10, no points) is 12th, while Oxford Hills of South Paris (10-0, 52.5000 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Valley 19, Vinalhaven 4 (5 inns.)

At Vinalhaven May 11, the Cavaliers had their way with the hosts and prevailed via mercy rule. Valley scored 11 runs in the first inning and eight in the second, while Vinalhaven tallied its runs in the third.

Leading the hosts at the plate were Ingrid Stockman (single, run), Maddie Miller (single, run), Shyla Arthur (single, run) and Callie Warren (single, run).

For the visitors, Kennedy Savoy (single, 3 runs), Jillian Miller (run), Kendra Sweet (2 singles, 3 runs), Jada Ward (triple, 2 singles, 2 runs), Savannah Farmer (2 runs), Cylee Pratt (run), Brielle Hill (home run, 3 runs), Logan McDonald (single, 2 runs) and Victoria Beane (2 runs) paced the offense.

Marina Davis pitched for the islanders, as she allowed eight hits and 14 walks, with six strikeouts. Pratt pitched for the Cavaliers, as she allowed four hits and four walks, with 11 strikeouts.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (0-4, no points) is ninth, while Buckfield (9-1, 46.4598 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Valley 22, Vinalhaven 1 (5 inns.)

At Vinalhaven May 11, the Cavaliers made it a clean sweep on the day as they bested the islanders. Valley scored five runs in the third inning, six in the fourth and 11 in the fifth, while Vinalhaven’s lone run came in the first.

Leading the Vikings on offense was Ingrid Stockman (single), Maddie Miller (single), Hope Cluff (single, run), Marina Davis (single), Jazmyn Robishaw (2 singles) and Warren (single).

For the Cavaliers, Kennedy Savoy (5 singles, 2 runs), Jillian Miller (double, single, 2 runs), Kendra Sweet (double, 3 singles, 3 runs), Jada Ward (2 singles, 2 runs), Brielle Hill (home run, triple, 2 singles, 4 runs), Logan MacDonald (triple, double, 3 runs), Emily Collins (triple, 3 doubles, single, 3 runs), Cylee Pratt (3 singles, run) and Victoria Beane (4 singles, 2 runs) paced the potent offense.

Cluff pitched for Vinalhaven, while Hill pitched for Valley.

Skowhegan 17, Camden Hills 0 (5 inns.)

At Rockport May 11, the Indians blanked the host Windjammers. Skowhegan scored one run in the first inning, four in the second, one in the third, five in the fourth and four in the fifth.

Holly Hutcheson had the lone hit for Camden Hills, while Sydney Ames (single, run, stolen base), Sydney Reed (run, stolen base), Jaycie Christopher (double, 2 singles, 3 runs, stolen base), Annie Cooke (double, run, stolen base), Emily Dunbar (double, single, 2 runs), Mariah Whittenmore (single, 2 runs), Alyssa Everett (single, 2 runs), Amber Merry (2 doubles, 3 runs, stolen base), Emma Duffy (single, run, stolen base) and Mariah Dunbar (double, run) paced Skowhegan.

Merry tossed a one-hit shutout for Skowhegan as she walked none and struck out three. Lillia Stone scattered 13 hits and three walks, with one strikeout, for Camden Hills.

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

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