August 22, 2019
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

Shiretowners cruise past Knights

HOULTON – Freshman righthanders Nikki Eastman and Lainey Herring combined on a two-hitter and Kristen Graham supplied the only offense seventh-seeded Houlton needed with a two-run single in the second inning as the Shiretowners blanked No. 10 Narraguagus 9-0 in a Class C preliminary softball game Tuesday.

Eastman struck out 12 and walked two while allowing two hits over five innings. Herring struck out three and walked three in two innings of hitless relief.

Graham and Sarah Harbison had two singles each for the winners, who capitalized on 11 walks and three errors.

Alicia Tenney and Amanda Ostberg each singled for No. 10 Narraguagus of Harrington.

Narraguagus (9-8) 000 000 0 – 0 2 3

Houlton (8-7) 021 402 x – 9 7 0

Greene, Baker (5) and Fickett; Eastman, Herring (6) and Harbison

Calais 5, Madawaska 0

At Calais, Steph Perry allowed four hits and one walk while striking out five to lead No. 1 Calais to the win over No. 8 Madawaska in the quarterfinal matchup.

Perry hit two singles and knocked in two runs for Calais and Kayla Beaton hit an RBI single. Courtney Ayers singled and scored two runs and Courtney Hill singled and scored.

Andrea M. Cyr, Beth Girard, Sarah Schlicher, and Nicole Lugdon each singled for Madawaska.

Madawaska (8-7) 000 000 0 – 0 4 1

Calais (16-1) 101 021 x – 5 6 2

Pelletier and A. M. Cyr; Perry and Deacon

Dexter 15, George Stevens 4

At Dexter, Katie Poirier drew three bases-loaded walks to drive in three runs and lead No. 6 Dexter past No. 11 George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill.

Sabrina Cote and Tania Morales both singled to knock in a run for Dexter.

Chelsea Robbins had a double and three singles with two RBIs for the Eagles and Robin Rioux added two singles.

George Stevens (7-10) 012 001 0 – 4 9 4

Dexter (12-5) 144 213 x – 15 4 3

Moon, Winters (4) and Peake; Chapman and Kenney

Class D

Jonesport-Beals 7, Wisdom 4

At Jonesport, Jennie Durkee hit a three-run double in the second inning to help lead No. 8 Jonesport-Beals past No. 9 Wisdom of St. Agatha.

Rachel Church hit an RBI single for the Royalettes and Kristi Smith singled. Brittany Alley recorded nine strikeouts.

Nicole St. Pierre doubled and had nine strikeouts for the Pioneers. Kayla Daigle singled and scored a run and Siliva LaBrie added a single.

Wisdom (6-9) 004 000 0 – 4 3 0

Jonesport-Beals (9-7) 060 100 x – 7 3 4

St. Pierre and Daigle; Alley and Church

GHCA 7, Washburn 0

At Houlton, Megan Korhonen struck out 14 and walked just two while hitting a triple and a single as the No. 6 Greater Houlton Christian Academy Eagles shut down the No. 11 Beavers.

GHCA’s Emma Boutilier hit a two-run single. Amanda Livezey, Jessica Jago and Chelsea Lord each doubled.

Kristen Goupille, Kelsee McLaughlin and Amy Reed each singled for Washburn.

Washburn (7-10) 000 000 0 – 0 3 3

GHCA (12-3) 103 102 x – 7 7 0

McDougall and McLaughlin; Korhonen and Farrar

Fort Fairfield 11, Katahdin 7

At Fort Fairfield, Ruthie Arato tallied three singled and drove in two runs and Kelsey Towle drove in four runs on two doubles as No. 7 Fort Fairfield downed No. 10 Katahdin.

Meryl Shaw added two singles and two RBI for the winners.

Brooke Smallwood tripled and singled and Lindsay Albert had two singles and drove in two runs for the Cougars of Stacyville.

Katahdin (6-10) 012 020 2 – 7 4 5

Fort Fairfield (10-7) 320 132 x – 11 8 4

Smallwood and Bates; S. Towle, C. Esancy (3) and Shaw

Lee Academy 12, Woodland 3

At Lee, Karin Bird hit two triples with three runs scored and an RBI, and Brooke Harris struck out nine as No. 5 Lee Academy knocked off No. 12 Woodland.

Dana Houghton drove in four runs on two singles for the Pandas.

Eryn Crowe tallied two doubles and had a run scored for the Dragons.

Woodland (5-12) 100 010 1 – 3 5 3

Lee Academy (13-4) 811 002 x – 12 8 3

Cochran, Anthony (1) and Clark; B. Harris and Ritchie

Class A

Hampden 14, Lawrence 2

At Hampden, Myra Shannon tripled and singled to knock in three runs and push No. 7 Hampden Academy past No. 10 Lawrence of Fairfield.

Ashley Gott had three singles and two RBIs for the Broncos. Eva Shannon doubled and singled to drive in a run and Hannah Growe singled twice and scored twice.

Katye Mayo hit a two-run home run and a single for Lawrence and Kiera Walsh singled and scored a run.

Lawrence (6-11) 020 00 – 2 5 1

Hampden (11-6) 100 3(10) – 14 15 0

Walsh, McPhail (5) and McCluskey; Littlefield and Kiser

Class B

Medomak Valley 1, John Bapst 0

At Waldoboro, Jenn O’Jala singled in Ashley Hunt in the bottom of the fifth as No. 7 Medomak Valley held off No. 10 John Bapst of Bangor.

O’Jala finished with two single and Hunt doubled. Brittany Barber, Erin Sweeney and Kayla Winchenbach each singled for the Panthers.

Devan Richard, Danielle Richard and Abby Perkins tallied a single apiece for the Crusaders.

John Bapst (6-11) 000 000 0 – 0 3 1

Medomak Valley (11-6) 000 010 0 – 1 6 1

Wadleigh and Perkins; Barber and Hunt

Hermon 3, Mount View 2

At Hermon, Jaime Beers scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on a Kate Campbell single to lead No. 6 Hermon past No. 11 Mount View of Thorndike.

Sophomore right-hander Ashley Kelley allowed just two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out 14 for the Hawks.

Mycah Cyr and Campbell each singled twice for Hermon and Cassie White hit a double.

Kristen Masessa hit an RBI single for the Mustangs as Miranda Grotton and Cheryl Stevens singled.

Mount View (4-13) 010 001 0 – 2 3 2

Hermon (12-5) 100 100 1 – 3 6 1

J. Masessa and Grotton; Kelley and Campbell


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