High School Sports

 

Brunswick boys lacrosse team pulls away from South Portland to capture Class A state title

By Justin Pelletier, Sun Journal on June 20, 2015, at 8:19 p.m.
PORTLAND — Cam and Christian Glover would probably have some pretty special magic working together on the Brunswick High School front line — if their father, coach Don Glover, would ever give them the chance. “(Sophomore Christian) was a lefty attackman, and then he turned out to be a gifted …
Jubilant members of the Greely High School baseball team celebrate after beating Camden Hills 10-0 in five innings in Saturday's Class B baseball state title game at Standish. The Rangers dropped and damaged the trophy when the pile of players crashed to the ground.

Greely’s Twitchell no-hits Camden Hills for ‘B’ baseball state title

By Pete Warner on June 20, 2015, at 7:33 p.m.
STANDISH | The Greely Rangers probably couldn’t have scripted Saturday to go any better. Sophomore Ryan Twitchell fashioned a no-hitter and was backed by a 12-hit onslaught as Greely High of Cumberland Center cruised to a 10-0, five-inning victory over Camden Hills in the Class B baseball state championship …

Bangor, South Portland baseball summary

By Ernie Clark on June 20, 2015, at 5:58 p.m.
High School Baseball Class A Final Bangor 5, South Portland 4 S. Portland (15-5) 100 200 1 — 4 6 4 Bangor (18-2) 100 400 x — 5 3 4 S. Troiano, Sowerby (4) and N. Troiano; Hillier and Fournier E: Abramson 2, Beecher, Solomon; Cote 2, Fournier, Stevenson; LOB: …

Bangor, South Portland baseball summary

By Ernie Clark on June 20, 2015, at 5:09 p.m.
High School Baseball Class A Final Bangor 5, South Portland 4 S. Portland (15-5) 100 200 1 — 4 6 4 Bangor (18-2) 100 400 x — 5 3 4 S. Troiano, Sowerby (4) and N. Troiano; Hillier and Fournier E: Abramson 2, Beecher, Solomon; Cote 2, Fournier, Stevenson; LOB: …
Searsport High School's Mitchell Philbrook screams with joy as he is hoisted into the air by catcher Barrett Grant and one of the team's coaches as Connor Kneeland runs to greet them after Searsport won the Class D baseball title in Standish on Saturday.

Freshman’s single lifts Searsport past Stearns for Class D baseball crown

By Pete Warner on June 20, 2015, at 4:34 p.m.
STANDISH | Liam MacMillan wasn’t even on the Searsport High School baseball roster when the 2015 season started. But the Vikings were thrilled that he was there when it ended on Saturday afternoon. The freshman pulled a single to right-center field, scoring Mitchell Philbrook from second base with two …

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 …

Bryant adds boys varsity basketball to his coaching duties at Mattanawcook Academy

By Ernie Clark on June 19, 2015, at 8:46 p.m.
LINCOLN | Chris Bryant hopes to bring some of the success he recently experienced as a first-year varsity baseball coach indoors next winter at Mattanawcook Academy. The 31-year-old Bryant, who guided the MA baseball team to a 14-4 record this spring, was approved as the Lynx’ new boys varsity …
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 …
Bucksport's Chase Carmichael (right) celebrates with Hayden Craig after scoring a run against George Stevens Academy during their Eastern Maine Class C baseball championship game on Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Eight Maine teams await chance to win state baseball gold

By Ernie Clark on June 19, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
Eight high school baseball teams from around Maine will pursue the same goal Saturday — a state championship. Bangor will seek to repeat as the best of Class A when it faces South Portland at 3 p.m. at Morton Field in Augusta, and Camden Hills of Rockport will try to …

Scholarship fund honors former LTC football coach Ken Libbey

By Ernie Clark on June 19, 2015, at 4:08 p.m.
ORONO | Summer football camps typically are an opportunity for coaches to share their love for the sport with eager-to-learn youngsters while picking up some supplemental income for their efforts. Coaches from the LTC Eastern Maine Class D ranks, who will conduct the second annual Eastern Maine Football Academy …

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 Trevor DeLaite pitches to Brewer during their Eastern Maine Class A baseball championship game Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Pitcher strikes out 17 as Bangor edges Brewer for Eastern A baseball crown

By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2015, at 9:33 p.m.
Trevor DeLaite had complained about having tired legs after his previous two pitching outings. But it was nothing a cool late spring night couldn’t cure. The junior left-hander pitched a three-hit shutout with 17 strikeouts Wednesday night as defending state champion Bangor edged Brewer 1-0 to win …

Bangor, Brewer baseball summary

on June 17, 2015, at 9:22 p.m.
High School Baseball EM Class A Final Bangor 1, Brewer 0 Brewer (14-5) 000 000 0 — 0 3 0 Bangor (17-2) 100 000 x — 1 3 0 Pushard and Maxsimic; DeLaite and Fournier LOB: Brewer 4; Bangor 5; SB: Maxsimic; none; SAC: none; DeLaite Repeat hitters: none; RBI: …

South Portland defeats Portland in West ‘A’ baseball final

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on June 17, 2015, at 8:17 p.m.
STANDISH | Henry Curran was almost unhittable his first time through the Portland lineup Wednesday afternoon. He was indomitable on the second journeys and unflappable on the third. The results are indisputable: South Portland is Class A West baseball champion for the first time in 24 years. Curran survived …
Bucksport celebrates after defeating George Stevens Academy during their Eastern Maine Class C baseball championship game on Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Bucksport holds off late George Stevens rally to win Eastern C baseball crown

By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2015, at 6:58 p.m.
BANGOR | There was almost an inevitability in the air about how the Eastern Maine Class C baseball title game would play out. Top-ranked Bucksport and No. 2 George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill were simply too familiar to each other, the Hancock County rivals having already played five …

Bucksport, GSA baseball summary

on June 17, 2015, at 5:28 p.m.
High School Baseball EM Class C Final Bucksport 5, George Stevens 3 Geo. Stevens (15-4) 000 000 3 — 3 5 1 Bucksport (15-4) 100 040 x — 5 9 1 Ricker, Slayton (5) and Chipman; DeRedin, Bowden (7) and Craig E: Vinall; Allen; 3B: Cyr, Soper, Bowden; LOB: GSA …
 
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