Youth Baseball/Softball Roundup

Bangor West, Lincoln record District 3 baseball victories

on June 30, 2015, at 9:35 p.m.
Drew Dorr gave up two hits while striking out 10 and walking three in an 18-0 Little League all-star baseball victory in four innings over Houlton in District 3 tourney action Tuesday. Bryce Lausier sparked Bangor West with three singles and two RBIs. Dorr helped his cause …
Bangor's Alexis Stanhope (from left), Emily Reilly, Kylie Cunningham and Skylar Cassum show off the championship trophy after winning the Firecracker College Showcase while competing in an Amateur Softball Association tourney in July 2013 in Hagerstown, Maryland.

State’s high school softball players relish opportunities to compete in ASA

By Larry Mahoney on June 30, 2015, at 7:09 a.m.
Watching good pitchers compete on other teams in an Amateur Softball Association tourney a few summers ago in Maryland served as a motivating factor for Bangor High School softball player Emily Reilly. “It made me want to work harder as a pitcher. I saw how hard they threw and how …
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Guerrette leads Hampden Legion baseball team past Brewer

on June 29, 2015, at 10:40 p.m.
Nick Guerrette pitched a complete-game four-hitter as the RH Foster’s Hampden Riverdogs defeated the Brewer Falcons 6-3 in an American Legion Zone 1 baseball contest Monday night.. Guerrette struck out six and walked just one. Jackson Gilmore sparked Hampden with a home run, a single and two …

Messalonskee, Scarborough summary

on June 21, 2015, at 12:50 a.m.
High School Softball Class A Final Messalonskee 1, Scarborough 0 Scarborough (19-1) 000 000 0 — 0 2 2 Messalonskee (17-3) 100 000 x — 1 1 1 Volk and Ricker; Pelletier and Easler E: Murphy, Scoville; Baker; LOB: Scarborough 5; Messalonskee 2; HR: Preglovisk; SB: Murphy 2; SAC: Volk; …

Saturday’s Bucksport-Telstar softball summary

on June 21, 2015, at 12:46 a.m.
HIGH SCHOOL Class C BUCKSPORT 9, TELSTAR 4 Telstar (17-3) 101-001-1 — 4 11 4 Bucksport (19-1) 003-420 — 9 16 0 York and Ellsworth; Goode and Smith E: Howard, Johnson, Godwin, Cushman; 2B: none; Zavalza, Goode; 3B: Ellsworth; none; LOB: Telstar 6; Bucksport 10; SB: none; Jellison, Hunt, Nason; …
Yarmouth High School pitcher Mari Cooper delivers a pitch against Hermon in the Class B state title game in Standish on Saturday.

Yarmouth holds off Hermon to capture Class B softball state crown

By Mike Kraft, Sun Journal on June 20, 2015, at 10:12 p.m.
STANDISH | Yarmouth coach Amy Ashley felt like her team needed to score at least six runs in order to hoist the softball program’s first Class B state title trophy. It turns out she was right. Making their first state championship game appearance, the Clippers put up seven runs …
The Stearns High School softball team gathers to celebrate receiving the State Class D runners-up plaque on Saturday at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The Minutemen lost to three-time champ Richmond 9-4.

Richmond beats Stearns for its third straight Class D softball state title

By Bob Conn, Brunswick Times Record on June 20, 2015, at 9:33 p.m.
  STANDISH | Richmond pitcher Meranda Martin didn’t have her best stuff in the first inning of Saturday’s State Class D softball championship at St. Joseph’s College. Stearns, playing in its first state title game, scored a run on a bases-loaded walk, and Madeline Morrison lined a Martin offering …

First-inning home run lifts Messalonskee to ‘A’ softball crown

By Ernie Clark on June 20, 2015, at 4 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The Messalonskee Eagles managed just one hit in the Class A softball state championship game. And as far as they’re concerned, it’s still soaring through the air. Kristy Preglovisk’s first-inning home run and the two-hit pitching of Kirsten Pelletier propelled Messalonskee to a 1-0 victory over previously …
Bucksport High School softball teammates Eliza Hosford (from left), Darian Jellison, Maggie Bires and Julia Zavalza celebrate together just before receiving the trophy for defeating the Telstar Rebels in the Class C state championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer on Saturday.

Bucksport outslugs Telstar for state Class C softball title

By Larry Mahoney on June 20, 2015, at 3:11 p.m.
BREWER | The Bucksport High School softball team proved that it didn’t have any easy outs in its lineup on Saturday afternoon. Sami Goode, Kim Nason and MaKenzie Smith, the Nos. 7, 8 and 9 hitters in the order, combined for eight hits and four runs batted in to …
Hermon's Karli Theberge pitches to Gardiner during their Eastern Maine Class B softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 16, 2015, file photo.

Pitcher hopes to guide Hermon softball team to back-to-back state titles

By Larry Mahoney on June 19, 2015, at 6:12 p.m.
There was a time early this season when Karli Theberge was seriously concerned about her season. The ace left-hander for the Hermon High School Hawks spent four hours on a Sunday night in the emergency room at Bangor’s Eastern Maine Medical Center with a mysterious virus. She …

Messalonskee, Bangor softball summary

on June 19, 2015, at 9:55 a.m.
HIGH SCHOOL MESSALONSKEE 3, BANGOR 2 (8 inns.) Bangor (15-4) 000-020-00 — 2 6 1 Messalonskee (16-3) 000-011-01 — 3 5 2 Reilly, Cassum (6) and Cunningham; Pelletier and Easler E: Bragg; Baker, Charest; 2B: none; Killingbeck; HR: Reilly, none; LOB: Bangor 5, Messalonskee 7; DP: Messalonskee 1; SH: none; …
Bangor's Lilli Wiseman celebrates with her coach, Don Stanhope, following her outfield catch, stranding a Messalonskee runners at third and first during the Eastern Maine Class A final Wednesday night in Augusta.

Messalonskee edges Bangor in eighth to capture East ‘A’ softball crown

By Larry Mahoney on June 17, 2015, at 10:43 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The Messalonskee High School Eagles came through in the clutch, rallying from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game with a pair of two-out hits and Hannah Duperry’s infield hit drove in the winning run in the eighth as the Eagles beat Bangor 3-2 in the Eastern …
A sharply hit ball bounces over third base down the line by Mattanawcook Academy's Mercedes Tash as Bucksport's Kylie Atwood (right) heads for home in the fourth inning of the Eastern Maine Class C softball championship Wednesday night at Coffin Field in Brewer.

Hard-hitting Bucksport beats Mattanawcook for ‘C’ softball crown

By Pete Warner on June 17, 2015, at 9:57 p.m.
BREWER | Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln averaged a healthy 12.3 runs per game during the 2015 softball season. On Wednesday evening, the Lynx met their match in Bucksport pitcher Sami Goode. The senior right-hander celebrated her 18th birthday by firing a three-hitter, and the Golden Bucks provided plenty of …

Wednesday’s Bucksport-Mattanawcook softball summary

on June 17, 2015, at 9:43 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL BUCKSPORT 6, MATTANAWCOOK 2 Bucksport 000-320-1 — 6 12 0 MA Lynx 000-101-0 — 2 3 1 Goode and Smith; McIntyre and E. Page E: none; McIntyre; 2B: Goode, Grindle; none; HR: McIntyre; LOB: Bucksport 10; MA 3; SH: none; Libby; SF: Nason; none Repeat hitters: Dupont 3, …
Bangor's Emily Gilmore makes contact with a pitch in the third inning against the Brewer Witches in Bangor, Maine, Friday, May 23, 2014.

Bangor High softball slugger following in her dad’s footsteps

By Larry Mahoney on June 17, 2015, at 1:38 p.m.
For those who remember Robbie Gilmore when he was a prolific power hitter for Brewer High, the Brewer American Legion team and at Husson University, it’s not surprising that his daughter Emily is ripping the cover off the ball for the Bangor High School Rams. Entering Wednesday night’s Eastern Maine …

Hermon, Gardiner softball summary

on June 16, 2015, at 11:26 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL HERMON 4, GARDINER 0 Hermon (17-2) 100 030 0 — 4 5 1 Gardiner (18-1) 000 000 0 — 0 4 0 Theberge and Perry; Smith and Carver E: Perley; 2B: Perry, Perley; none; HR: Perry; LOB: Gardiner 6, Hermon 5; DP: Hermon 1; PB: Perry; Carver; SB: …

Stearns, Limestone softball summary

on June 16, 2015, at 10:54 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL EM Class D Final STEARNS 12, LIMESTONE/MSSM 7 Stearns (14-6) 002 140 5 — 12 11 3 Limestone (16-3) 200 120 2 — 7 12 5 Girsa and Guy; Bencivenga and Mo. Emery; E: Jamo, Guy, McLeod; Albert 3, Ma. Emery, Lindsay; 2B: Brooker, Farrington; Peers, Albert, Williams; …
Gardiner's Lillian Chepke (right) makes it safely to second past Hermon's Emily Perley during their Eastern Maine Class B softball championship game Tuesday night at Coffin Field in Brewer. Hermon won 4-0.

Hermon softball team defeats Gardiner in East ‘B’ final

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2015, at 9:52 p.m.
  BREWER | For the second straight year, Hermon High School left-hander Karli Theberge ruined Gardiner High School’s undefeated season in the Eastern Maine Class B softball final. But Theberge would have to share top billing with batterymate Hailey Perry, who drove in all four runs with a double …

Richmond softball team shuts out Searsport to earn sixth consecutive Western Maine crown

By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on June 16, 2015, at 8:08 p.m.
STANDISH | Freshman Sydney Tilton has watched many Richmond softball teams win championships as a young spectator. On Tuesday, it was her turn. Tilton scored twice, had two hits and drove in a pair to lead Richmond to a 12-0 win over Searsport in the Western D championship game …
Stearns celebrates after defeating Limestone/MSSM during their Eastern Maine Class D softball championship game on Tuesday at Coffin Field in Brewer. Stearns won 12-7.

Stearns beats Limestone for its first ever regional softball championship

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2015, at 7:07 p.m.
BREWER, Maine —It didn’t take long for the Stearns High School softball team to find itself trailing 2-0 in its first Eastern Maine championship game appearance since 1988. Defending Eastern Maine Class D champion Limestone Community School/Maine School of Science and Mathematics scored a pair of first-inning runs, but the …
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