By Morgan Perry and Paula Roberts
Morgan Achorn scores on a passed ball and collides with Morse catcher Marissa Parks. (Paula Roberts photo)
Lincoln 6 – Spruce Mtn. 1
Lincoln Academy softball defeated Spruce Mountain 6-1 on May 13 at the Eagles home field. Abby Farrin collected the win (7I,11K,0B,1R,3H). Keene took the loss (6I,1K,2B, 6R,8H).
Barnes scored the only run for Spruce Mountain, reaching on an error in the second inning. Barnes went to third on a passed ball and stole home on the next pitch.
Lincoln broke open the game in the third inning. Christine Hilton reached on a fielder’s choice, Danielle Pinkham on a grounder to third, and Chloe Hallowell was hit by a pitch to load the bases.
Morgan Achorn hit a 2-1 pitch to center field, clearing the bases with a stand up triple. She then scored on a single to Farrin, giving the Eagles a 4-1 lead.
After two scoreless innings, Lincoln brought in two more runs in the bottom of the sixth. Alyx York and Margaret Skiff both walked and Christine Hilton singled to center, to load up the bases for a Hallowell two run double.
Hitting for Lincoln were Hilton three singles, Alyx York two singles, Morgan Achorn with a triple (3 RBI), Hallowell with a double (2 RBI), and Farrin, Miranda Achorn, Skiff and Pinkham a single each.
Hitting for Spruce Mountain were Kailee Newcomb with two singles and Alex Bessey with one single.
Eagle second baseman Olivia York broke her arm in pre-game warm-ups and will sit out the rest of the season.
Lincoln 7 – Morse 0
Lincoln Academy softball shut out Morse 7-0 Friday in Newcastle to improve their record to 10-0. For the third straight game, Lincoln Academy pitcher Abby Farrin did not allow a single walk.
Farrin fanned nine batters and allowed two hits in her first shutout win of the season.
Lincoln scored two runs in the first inning. Chloe Hallowell reached on an error and scored on a Miranda Achorn single. Achorn came home on an Alyx York double.
They added one run in the second when Christine Hilton singled, went to second on a passed ball, and stole the rest of the way home. The Eagles added two runs in the third.
Miranda Achorn reached on an error, Alyssa Smith walked, and Hilton reached on an error to load up the bases for Taylor Poland, who drove in two runs when she reached on an error.
Lincoln plated two runs in the fourth.
Morgan Achorn hit a leadoff single that bounced high in the air off the pitcher’s mound. She went to second on an error and scored on a passed ball. Miranda Achorn then hit a solo blast over the left field fence.
Marissa Parks took the loss (3K,4B,6H) for the Shipbuilders.
Hitting for Lincoln were Miranda Achorn with a home run, a double, and a single, York a double, and Morgan Achorn, Hilton, and Taylor Poland a single each. Hitting for Morse were Parks and Allie Gagnon with a single each.
Lincoln 13 – Camden 1
Lincoln Academy softball defeated Camden Hills by five inning 13-1 mercy ruling Monday in Newcastle to improve their record to 11-0. Abby Farrin struck out six, walked none and gave up just three hits in the win. Lefleche and Merrifield shared pitching duties for Camden in the loss.
Farrin averages one walk a game this season, including seven in an 11 inning win over Oceanside. Farrin has not walked a batter in four games, and in the past eight games has averaged just .25 walks per game.
Lincoln scored four runs in the first inning. Chloe Hallowell hit a lead off single and scored on a Morgan Achorn double. Miranda Achorn doubled in her twin sister. Pinch runner Natalie Whitney scored when Alyx York reached on an error, and York scored on a Danielle Pinkham sacrifice fly.
The Eagles added two runs in the second. Hallowell reached on a bunt and scored on a Miranda Achorn sacrifice fly. Morgan Achorn reached on an error and scored on a passed ball.
They added three in the third on singles to Margaret Skiff, Christine Hilton, and Kate Laemmle (RBI); a sacrifice fly to Hallowell (RBI) and a triple to Morgan Achorn (RBI).
Charlotte Messer scored in the fourth for the only Windjammer run.
Lincoln added a run in the fourth when Farrin singled and pinch runner Cassidy Bodley scored on a Whitney single. They added three runs in the fifth to win by mercy ruling.
Lindsay Brackett reached on a walk, Miranda Achorn and Alyssa
Smith (RBI) on errors, and Farrin singled to load up the bases for a Taylor Poland two run single.
Hitting for the Eagles were Morgan Achorn with a triple and double (2RBI), and Farrin and Chloe Hallowell, two singles each, Miranda Achorn a double (2RBI), and Taylor Poland (2RBI), Skiff, and Whitney a single each.
Pierce, Maddy Bowman and Billings had a single each for Camden.