Ellsworth Softball Defeats Bucksport 9-5
The Ellsworth Softball Team picked up a huge Heal Point "worthy" win, defeating the Bucksport Golden Bucks in Bucksport, Tuesday evening, May 4th, 8-5, to give Coach Jake Hackett and pitcher Tyler Hellum a great birthday present!
Ellsworth's batters were in mid-season form, stroking 15 hits in the game, led by Kayla Duhaime who was 2-4 with a double and home run over the left-field fence, driving in 4 runs in the game.
Casey Carter was 3-4, just a home run short of the cycle, as she had a single, double and triple, driving in 2 runs.
Sara Shea, Lexi Rossi, Tyler Hellum and Morgan Duhaime all had 2 hits, each with a single and double.
Alex Bivins and Alicia Havey each had a single.
In the circle, Tyler Hellum, who was also celebrating her birthday, picked up the win, pitching a complete game. She struck out 9, walked 2 and allowed the 5 runs, 3 of which were earned while giving up 6 hits.
For Bucksport, Alexis Wardwell had 2 singles. Allie Pickering had a double. Ella Hosford, Kaylee Morey and Alyssa Maguire all had singles.
Madison Frazier went the distance for Bucksport, striking out 7 and walking 1 while allowing the 9 runs and 15 hits.
Ellsworth now 4-1 will play host to John Bapst on Thursday, May 6th at 4:30 p.m.
Bucksport 3-2 plays host to Oceanside on Friday, May 7th.