For the 1st time in recent memory, the MDI Softball Team defeated the Bucksport Golden Bucks, winning 2-1 in Bar Harbor on an afternoon that was windy and of course spitting rain.

Photo Sarah McEachern
Photo Sarah McEachern

Both pitchers were excellent with MDI's Lindsey McEachern allowing just 2 hits, 1 run, unearned. She struck out 13 and didn't walk a batter. The strikeouts put her over a 100 for the season, and over 400 for her career.

Mikayla Tripp was the tough luck loser, throwing 6.2 innings and allowing 3 hits and 2 runs, 1 of which was earned. She struck out 13 and walked 2.

Mackenzie Dyer homered for MDI in the 2nd inning to put the Trojans in the lead. MDI scored the winning run in the bottom of the 7th inning when Ruby Brown tripled with 2 outs. With Olivia Gray at the plate Ruby Brown scored on a passed ball to give the Trojans the walk-off win.

Madison Neale had MDI's other hit.

Alexis Wardwell and Brittney Dewitt had Bucksport's hits.

MDI is now 7-6. The Trojans have 3 games left in the regular season. They play at Belfast on Thursday, May 23rd at 4:00, at John Bapst at Husson University on Friday, May 24th at 4:30 and then conclude the season at home on Senior Recognition Day against Ellsworth on Wednesday, May 29th at 4:30

Bucksport is now 10-2. They have 3 games left in the regular season, at Dexter on Thursday, May 23rd at 4:30, at GSA on Monday, May 27th at 4:30 and then finish the season at Sumner on Wednesday, May 29th at 4:30

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