Mariner softball team struggles, but earns a win Scott's Sports Spot

Lily Gray winds up a pitch against Schenck. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle—The Deer Isle-Stonington girls softball team lost to Sumner 18-6 on May 17. Brittany Gray pitched at the start with Deja Benner finishing out. We hit well but couldn’t keep Sumner from scoring. Lily Gray and Abby Stinson each had two singles, Katie Hutchinson and Brienna Limeburner each had …

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Mariners softball team 2-2 after win over GSA Scott's Sports Spot

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Deer Isle—The softball team lost on May 3 to Schenck 10-6. Brittany Gray did most of the pitching, but the backup pitchers haven’t found their consistency yet. We are hitting the ball well. Abby Stinson had 3 singles, Katie Hutchinson had 3 singles with 3 RBIs, Madison Frazier had 2 …

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Eagles get mixed results against Mariners Baseball wins, softball loses

Deer Isle—The George Stevens ball teams traveled over the Deer Isle-Sedgwick bridge on May 8 to face the Mariners in a season chaotic with cancellations and postponements from rain. On the Island, skies threatened, and even threw down some light rain, but the games went on, with the Eagles baseball …

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Young GSA softball team  works to find strike zone

Mallory Charette pitches for GSA

Blue Hill—The Eagles varsity softball team may still be searching for a win—or even a respectable score after suffering double-digit losses in its first four games—but the team is far from defeated. “The players have stayed positive and upbeat, supportive of each other,” Coach Todd Eckenfelder said. In a 22-7 …

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DIS softball team wins first game in photo finish Scott's Sports Spot

Lily Gray tries to beat a slide into home plate. Photo by Jack Scott

Deer Isle— The Mariners softball team beat Bangor Christian, 30-29, on April 24 in a marathon game won in dramatic fashion in the last inning. We led 5-3 after the first inning, but then we couldn’t find the plate with multiple pitchers, walking many batters to trail 19-8. We battled …

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Spring training

Abby Stinson

Abby Stinson warms up her pitching arm on the Deer Isle-Stonington softball field. Photo by Anne Berleant

The Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners take advantage of warm weather on April 14 to warm up their skills on the playing field. Above is Abby Stinson. With the season opener a home game against Bangor Christian on April 24, the teams are practicing throughout vacation week. First pitch for both games is at 4 p.m.

GSA softball players ‘motivate themselves’ with strong leadership and unity

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Blue Hill—A core of three returning seniors—catcher Sarah Mullen, Hannah Peasley at first base, and Emma Weed, a third-base player—are leading the Eagles varsity softball team on and off the field, according to Coach Todd Eckenfelder. “I have a lot of confidence in my seniors and their ability to guide …

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