It hasn’t even begun to feel like spring, yet the 2019 spring sports season is nearly halfway complete.

Local athletes have become adept at dodging raindrops and making the most of their opportunities on the diamond, field, track and courts. 

Here’s a glimpse at the week that was:

Baseball

Mt. Ararat’s baseball team was 5-2 at press time following a 14-6 win at defending Class A state champion Bangor and a 6-0 victory at Lewiston last week. The Eagles hosted Morse Monday and Edward Little Wednesday, go to Camden Hills Friday and visit Messalonskee Monday and Lincoln Academy Tuesday of next week.

Brunswick beat visiting Lincoln Academy (12-2) and lost to visiting Oxford Hills (10-0) last week and was 2-4 entering Monday’s game at Hampden Academy. After welcoming Morse Wednesday and visiting Edward Little Thursday, the Dragons host Messalonskee Friday and play at Skowhegan Monday.

Morse improved to 4-2 after a 7-3 win at Leavitt last week. The Shipbuilders were at Mt. Ararat Monday, hosted Medomak Valley Tuesday, went to Brunswick Wednesday, travel to Gray-New Gloucester Friday and visit Gardiner Wednesday of next week.

Softball

Morse’s softball team improved to 3-3 after a 12-2 win at Leavitt last week. The Shipbuilders were at Mt. Ararat Monday, hosted Medomak Valley Tuesday, went to Brunswick Wednesday, travel to Gray-New Gloucester Friday and visit Gardiner Wednesday of next week.

Brunswick was 2-4 at press time following a 7-3 home win over Lincoln Academy and a 15-2 home loss to Oxford Hills. After going to Hampden Academy Monday, welcoming Morse Wednesday and visiting Edward Little Thursday, the Dragons host Messalonskee Friday and play at Skowhegan Monday.

Mt. Ararat fell to 0-6 after an 11-5 home loss to Medomak Valley and a 7-3 setback at Bangor. The Eagles hosted Morse Monday, went to Lewiston Tuesday, welcomed Edward Little Wednesday, go to Camden Hills Friday and visit Messalonskee Monday and Lincoln Academy Tuesday of next week.

Boys’ lacrosse

Brunswick’s defending Class B champion boys’ lacrosse team improved to 5-0 last week after downing visiting Edward Little (16-1) and holding on for a 12-11 victory at Scarborough. The Dragons were at Morse Monday, visit Greely Saturday in a state final rematch (see theforecaster.net for game story) and welcome Messalonskee Tuesday of next week.

Mt. Ararat edged visiting Morse, 16-14, and fell at Portland, 13-4, last week and was 3-3 at press time. After hosting North Yarmouth Academy Friday, the Eagles welcome Lewiston Tuesday of next week.

Morse fell to 2-3 after a 16-14 loss at Mt. Ararat and an 18-10 home loss to Freeport last week. The Shipbuilders were home with Brunswick Monday and host Gray-New Gloucester Saturday.

Girls’ lacrosse

On the girls’ side, Brunswick improved to 2-0 after last week’s 9-2 home win over Gardiner. The Dragons were home with Lewiston Monday and hosted Portland Thursday, welcome Scarborough Friday and play at Biddeford Monday, before hosting Oxford Hills Wednesday of next week.

Mt. Ararat fell to 1-4 last week after losing at Oxford Hills (9-5) and at home to South Portland (15-3). After going to Lewiston Wednesday, the Eagles host Cony Monday and visit Lawrence Thursday of next week.

Morse fell to 1-2 after a 17-6 home loss to Messalonskee last week. The Shipbuilders went to Edward Little Wednesday, host St. Dom’s Saturday and welcome Gorham Monday before going to Gardiner Wednesday of next week.

Outdoor track

Mt. Ararat’s boys’ and girls’ outdoor track teams each placed first in a five-team meet at Edward Little Friday.

Brunswick’s boys were second to host Lewiston and the girls tied for fourth in a four-team meet.

Morse’s boys were second to host Leavitt and the girls placed fifth.

Tennis

Brunswick’s girls’ tennis team was 4-0 at press time. The boys stood 2-2.

Mt. Ararat’s girls entered the week 1-5. The boys had a record of 3-2.

Morse’s girls were 1-2 at press time. The boys’ team was 1-2.

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Morse’s Ethan Pascuzzo handles the ball during the Shipbuilders’ 18-10 loss to Freeport Saturday.


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