Junior shortstop Katie Guarino smiles after making the second-to-last out of Thursday's game for the MDI softball team against Ellsworth. ISLANDER PHOTO BY LIZ GRAVES

MDI softball sinks Ellsworth



ELLSWORTH – The Mount Desert Island High School varsity softball team improved to .500 on the season with an 8-2 win Thursday against the Ellsworth Eagles. Trojan Haley Littlefield pitched the complete game, allowing two runs on four hits. She threw 53 strikes and 19 balls.

On offense, Avalon Kerley had two RBIs, Katie Guarino had two runs and an RBI, Cassidy Parady had a run and an RBI and Madison Thornton and Alaina Duley each had one run. Aubrie Boyce hit a two-run single in the sixth. The final score was 8-2.

“We hit the ball better, more aggresively,” MDI coach Bruce Walls said. “We had some strikeouts. Mariah Brown threw that change-up, she got us a few times. We made some plays on defense today, and didn’t have a lot of errors, which is a good combination.”

 

Liz Graves

Liz Graves

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Former Islander reporter and editor Liz Graves grew up in California and came to Maine as a schooner sailor.

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