Morse catcher Ty Knowlton tags out Brunswick’s Cam Daly during the Dragons’ 6-3 win last week.

Mt. Ararat’s Libby Boutin fires the javelin during last weekend’s KVAC championship outdoor track meet. The Eagles came in third as a team.

The weather is finally starting to cooperate and just in time, as the spring sports season is rapidly coming to a close.

Postseason fun is already underway in track and tennis and the regular season is winding down in baseball, softball and lacrosse.

Here’s a glimpse at what’s happened and what’s to come:

Tennis

Brunswick’s girls’ tennis team finished the regular season 11-1 and earned the No. 2 seed for the Class A North tournament. The Dragons hosted No. 7 Mt. Blue (5-7) in the quarterfinals.

Mt. Ararat finished 2-10 and 11th in Class A North, but only eight teams qualified.

Morse wound up 2-10 and 10th in Class B South, where only eight teams qualified.

Brunswick’s boys’ squad went 8-4 during the regular season and finished fifth in Class A North. The Dragons were at No. 4 Mt. Blue (8-4) in the quarterfinals.

Mt. Ararat finished 5-7 and earned the seventh and final seed in Class A North. The Eagles traveled to No. 2 Lewiston (11-1) for the quarterfinals.

In Class B South, Morse wound up 2-10 and eighth, but only seven teams qualified.

Looking ahead, the semifinals are Saturday on the courts of the higher seeds.

The regional finals are June 4 at Bates College in Lewiston.

The state matches are June 8, at Lewiston High School.

Outdoor track

The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference outdoor track championship meet was held Saturday in Bath.

In Class A boys’ competition, Brunswick was second to Lewiston, while Mt. Ararat placed third.

In the girls’ meet, won by Edward Little, Mt. Ararat finished third and Brunswick was sixth.

In Class B, the Morse boys came in seventh (Belfast finished first) and the Shipbuilders girls were 16th (Cony was first).

The Class A state meet is Saturday in Lewiston and the Class B state meet is Saturday in Brewer.

Baseball

All three local baseball teams appear playoff bound at press time.

Morse was 8-7 and seventh in Class B South following home losses last week to Gardiner (12-11) and Brunswick (6-3). The Shipbuilders closed at Lincoln Academy Tuesday.

In Class A North, Mt. Ararat was 8-7 and seventh in the Heals after a 4-3 loss at Cony and a 5-0 home setback to Hampden Academy. The Eagles closed at Brunswick in a makeup game Wednesday.

Brunswick was 7-8 and eighth in Class A North following wins over visiting Messalonskee (4-1), visiting Lewiston (9-6) and host Morse (6-3). The Dragons closed at home versus Mt. Ararat Wednesday.

The playoffs begin Tuesday of next week with the preliminary round of the fields of the higher seeds.

Softball

On the softball side, Morse, a regional finalist last year, was 10-4 and sixth in the Class B South Heals after home win over Gardiner (6-1) and Brunswick (11-0). The Shipbuilders closed at Lincoln Academy Tuesday.

In Class A North, Brunswick fell to 3-12 and 10th (only eight teams make the playoffs) after home losses to Messalonskee (12-3) and Lewiston (7-4) and at Morse (11-0). The Dragons closed at home versus Mt. Ararat Wednesday.

Mt. Ararat was 2-13 and 11th after a 9-8 setback at Cony and a 7-0 home win over Hampden Academy. The Eagles closed at Brunswick in a makeup game Wednesday.

The playoffs begin Tuesday of next week with the preliminary round of the fields of the higher seeds.

Boys’ lacrosse

Brunswick’s defending Class B state champion boys’ lacrosse team took a 8-2 mark and the No. 3 ranking in the Heals into Tuesday’s home contest versus South Portland (see theforecaster.net). The Dragons enjoyed a 13-8 win at Maranacook last week. Brunswick finished at home versus Mt. Ararat Wednesday.

Mt. Ararat was 5-6 and seventh in Class B following a 14-10 home loss to Lewiston and an 11-4 home win over Messalonskee. The Eagles closed at Brunswick Wednesday.

Morse fell to 3-7 and 10th in Class B (where 11 teams qualify for the playoffs) after a 12-6 home win over Mt. Blue. The Shipbuilders were home versus Maranacook Wednesday and close at Westbrook Friday.

The playoffs begin next week on the fields of the higher seeds.

Girls’ lacrosse

On the girls’ side, Brunswick was 4-7 and seventh after a 15-6 home win over Brunswick, a 9-2 win at Mt. Ararat and an 11-5 home loss to Scarborough. The Dragons closed the regular season at Oceanside Tuesday.

Mt. Ararat was 4-7 and eighth after an 8-7 home win over Boothbay and a 9-2 home loss to Brunswick. The Eagles closed at home against Edward Little Tuesday.

Morse was 3-8 and 14th in Class B (where only 10 teams make the playoffs) heading into Tuesday’s home finale versus Lewiston. The Shipbuilders were coming off losses at Brunswick (15-6) and at home to Cony (10-9).

The playoffs begin next week on the fields of the higher seeds.


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