The Eagles’ road to the regional title

sports; GSA; boys; Tyler; Brenton; 051316; Eagles; George Stevens Academy; baseball; game; high school; school; sport; team Tyler Brenton crosses home plate in the 4th inning. Photo by Franklin Brown

Photo by Franklin Brown

Senior Tyler Brenton strides across home plate in a 3-2 win over Washington Academy on May 13. The Eagles took an early lead that day, with Tyler Snow singling twice with one RBI. With Beckett Slayton pitching 11 strikeouts, Washington Academy didn’t score until the sixth inning. After the win, the Eagles stood at 9-1.

sports; GSA; Ellsworth; baseball; Gage; Clapp; 052616; Eagles; George Stevens Academy; game; high school; school; sport; team Junior Gage Clapp takes a swing at a strike two pitch. Photo by Monique Labbe

Photo by Monique Labbe

Junior Gage Clapp swings against an Ellsworth Eagles’ pitch on May 19. After scoring a run in each of the first three innings, the GSA Eagles posted a 3-2 victory over the Class B competitor. Sophomore Taylor Schildroth paced the offense with two singles and an RBI.

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Photo by Franklin Brown

Junior Gage Clapp swings against an Ellsworth Eagles’ pitch on May 19. After scoring a run in each of the first three innings, the GSA Eagles posted a 3-2 victory over the Class B competitor. Sophomore Taylor Schildroth paced the offense with two singles and an RBI.

sports; GSA; regional; finals; Beckett; and; Dakota; 061616; Eagles; George Stevens Academy; baseball; game; high school; school; sport; team Pitcher Beckett Slayton, left, and catcher Dakota Chipman discuss which pitches to throw. Photo by Monique Labbe

Photo by Monique Labbe

Pitcher and junior Beckett Slayton confers with catcher Dakota Chipman on the mound as he helps the Eagle defense in the Class C North championship game. The Eagles brought home the regional title in a 9-8 thriller against undefeated Houlton Academy after heading into the bottom of the seventh inning behind by one run.   The victory earned them a chance at the state title, their first since 2009.

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Photo by Anne Berleant

Junior Tyler Snow watches with teammates from the sidelines as the Eagles accept the runner-up trophy at the state championship  game at Saint Joseph’s College. The Eagles finished the season 18-2, and on top of the Heal Point Rankings for Northern Class C. 

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