May 24, 2019

Tigers edge Patriots in 8 innings

BANGOR – The Dexter Tigers took advantage of three miscues to score the winning run in the eighth inning, pulling out a 5-4 high school softball victory over Bangor Christian at the BC field Wednesday.

Sarah Atwater singled twice, including a two-run hit during a four-run sixth inning, to pace Dexter. Becky Johnson singled twice to back Michelle Chapman, who scattered seven hits and struck out seven.

Kelly Robinson led Bangor Christian with three singles and an RBI. Bekah Smith doubled and singled. Pitcher Jillian French allowed five hits and struck out 12.

Dexter (6-4) 000 004 01 – 5 5 4

Bangor Christian (9-3) 100 102 00 – 4 7 5

Chapman and Conway; French and Brasslett

Mattanawcook 7, Presque Isle 0

At Presque Isle, Deni Nicastro and Taylor Trask combined on a four-hit shutout as the Lynx beat the Wildcats.

Nicastro worked the first 5 1/3 innings, striking out 10, and Trask fanned two while getting the last five outs. Bree Hanscom hit a triple and an RBI single for Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln. Kristy Burleigh added a run-scoring double.

Jenna Stevenson, Krista Coffin, Allisen Donovan and Jodie Buckley had one single apiece for Presque Isle.

Mattanawcook (8-2) 201 301 0 – 7 7 1

Presque Isle (5-7) 000 000 0 – 0 4 8

Nicastro, Trask (6) and Hanscom; Coffin and Young

Lee 12, Katahdin 0 (5 inns.)

At Lee, Brooke Harris fired a three-hitter, striking out eight and walking nobody as the Pandas cruised to their sixth victory.

Harris aided her own cause with two doubles and six RBIs; Karin Bird had two singles and two RBIs and Aarika Ritchie a pair of doubles and a single for Lee Academy.

Jasmine Pelletier singled and tripled for Katahdin of Stacyville.

Katahdin (5-4) 000 00 – 0 3 2

Lee (6-4) 064 02 – 12 10 2

McNally, Cyr (4) and Williams; Harris and Ritchie, Bird (5)

MCI 8, Lincoln Acad. 5

At Pittsfield, Lydia Fortin knocked a two-run double and Brooke Libby an RBI triple as Maine Central Institute prevailed.

Libby later added a two-run single and Kristen Sousa an RBI single for the Huskies.

Emily Gould tripled in a run while Brittany Kelly plated another with a double for Lincoln Academy of Newcastle.

Lincoln Acad. (2-9) 100 031 0 – 5 7 3

MCI (5-5) 314 000 x – 8 7 2

Lincoln and Jones; Kennedy and Huff

Penquis 3, Orono 0

At Milo, Erica Lyford pitched a three-hitter with 14 strikeouts to power Penquis by Orono.

Shelby Weston had a two-run double and a single while Christin MacKenzie and Lyford each hit a double for the Patriots.

Sara Pavento tossed a complete game for Orono with 11 strikeouts. Erin White, Chloe Paul and Sonya Forst each hit a single for the Red Riots.

Orono (5-7) 000 000 0 – 0 3 1

Penquis (9-1) 200 010 x – 3 8 1

Pavento and Fox; Lyford and Fowles

Stearns 24, Piscataquis 3 (6 inns.)

At Guilford, Rebecca Leavitt tallied two doubles, a triple and a single with three RBIs to spark Stearns of Millinocket by Piscataquis.

Kristine Tracy hit four singles while Mikaela Rosebush hit two doubles and a single for the Minutemen.

Jillian Martell and Megan Soden each hit a single for Piscataquis.

Stearns 610 31(13) – 24 18 1

Piscataquis (0-11) 100 20 0 – 3 2 10

Levesque and Albert; Currier, Martell (5) and Soden

Penobscot Valley 13, Schenck 2

At East Millinocket, Casey McCloskey fired a three-hitter, striking out 17 and walking five, and Lyndsay Drost’s RBI double and Kirstie Dawson’s RBI single keyed a six-run fifth inning that broke a 1-1 tie.

Drost had two singles to go with her double and Audrey LaChance also had a double and two singles. McCloskey helped her own cause with a double and a single along with an RBI.

Ashley Grant’s double and Ashley Deloge’s two singles paced Schenck.

Penobscot Valley (8-4) 001 063 3 – 13 11 0

Schenck (0-10) 100 001 0 – 2 3 0

McCloskey and LaChance; Tompkins and Hobbs


Lincoln Acad. 19, MCI 0 (5 inns.)

At Pittsfield, Cody Poland and Ben McLain combined for nine hits and eight runs batted in as Lincoln Academy of Newcastle beat Maine Central Institute.

Poland had two doubles and three singles and drove in three runs and McLain had a pair of doubles, two singles and five RBIs.

Dan Wyand had three singles and two RBIs and Peter Brooks drove in two runs with a pair of singles.

Eric Molgner scattered six hits over five innings with four strikeouts and two walks.

Trevor Rowe and Chris Cook had two singles apiece for MCI.

Lincoln Acad. (8-3) 426 34 – 19 19 0

MCI (1-9) 000 00 – 0 6 4

Molgner and Lamb; Rowe, Egerton (4) and Miller

Katahdin 4, Lee Acad. 3

At Lee, Andy Kay pitched a complete game giving up four hits with 17 strikeouts and no walks as Katahdin of Stacyville edged Lee Academy.

Mark McGraw scored the winning run in the top of the sixth inning for Katahdin. Josh Guiggey and Kaleb Gallagher each hit a single for the Cougars.

Ryan beers hit an RBI double for Lee Academy.

Katahdin (9-0) 102 001 0 – 4 2 0

Lee Acad. (2-8) 000 201 0 – 3 4 2

Kay and McCarthy; Crocker, Doty (3), Harris (6) and MacDonald

PVHS 12, Schenck 2 (5 inns.)

At East Millinocket, Joe Gilley hit three singles and drove in two runs to lead Penobscot Valley of Howland by Schenck.

Aaron Saucier hit a triple with two RBIs for Penobscot Valley. Jake Jones added a double and a single for the Howlers.

Trevor Violette and Dan Faloon each had two singles and an RBI for Schenck.

PVHS (7-5) 703 02 – 12 15 0

Schenck (2-8) 011 00 – 2 6 3

Saucier and Jones; Thompson and Sirois

Stearns 17, Piscataquis 0

At Guilford, Garen Manzo pitched a three-hitter with seven strikeouts and collected two doubles and a singles to lead Stearns of Millinocket.

Jason Levasseur had three singles, Adam Langley two more and Corey Bartlett a triple for the Minutemen.

Bryan Russell, Richie Tompkins and Nolan Lovell all singled for Piscataquis.

Stearns (7-5) 410 200 (10) – 17 14 0

Piscataquis (4-7) 000 000 0 – 0 3 1

Manzo and Cyr; Russell, Kand (7) and Shufelt

Bangor Christian 10, Dexter 9

At Bangor, Jared Theriault laced an RBI double while Adrian Durkee singled twice to knock in a pair as Bangor Christian triumphed.

Chris Potter doubled for the Patriots.

A.J. McGowan and C.J. Giles each had a two-run single for Dexter. Ethan Woodman plated a run with a double while Gavin Cote had three singles and an RBI.

Dexter (6-4) 230 211 0 – 9 13 5

Bangor Christian (6-6) 513 100 x – 10 7 1

Stewart and Gelzinis; Potter, Johnson (2), Potter (6) and Alexander

Penquis 8, Orono 7

At Milo, Brad Brown tallied two singles and a triple with two RBIs to lead Penquis by Orono.

Justin McLaughlin hit three singles and drove in two runs for the Patriots.

John Doughty hit two singles and a double for Orono while Brandon LeVasseur added a double.

Orono (6-6) 010 012 3 – 7 13 0

Penquis (2-8) 310 400 0 – 8 15 0

Stout, LeVasseur (5) and Perry; Larson and Brown

Mattanawcook 13, Presque Isle 4

At Presque Isle, Tyler White belted a three-run homer to power Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln to the victory.

Tyson Tash singled three times and doubled while Adam Laird hit three singles for the Lynx. Jake Smith added a single and a double.

Brennan Shaw laced a two-run triple while Eric Morris doubled and singled for the Presque Isle Wildcats.

Mattanawcook 140 035 0 – 13 14 1

Presque Isle 000 400 0 – 4 4 4

Nesin and Smith; Braley, Chasse (6), Cassidy (7) and Ford, Chasse (7)

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