Big week for Mid-Coast teams

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The midway pole has been passed and local teams are jockeying to make the playoffs as we enter the final phase of the regular season.

There’s been a lot of excitement in recent days and the days to come promise to deliver more drama.

Here’s a glimpse:

Baseball

Morse’s baseball team was sixth in the Western Class B Heal Points standings at press time with a record of 7-3 after an 8-1 loss at Belfast and an 8-7 home win over Nokomis. The Shipbuilders went to Leavitt Wednesday and host Oceanside Tuesday before going to Erskine Wednesday of next week.

In Eastern A, Brunswick was seventh at 5-4 after a 4-2 loss at Lewiston and a 5-1 home setback to Edward Little. The Dragons went to Cony for a makeup game Tuesday, were home against Skowhegan Wednesday, visit Messalonskee Friday and play at Mt. Ararat Tuesday before welcoming Mt. Blue next Wednesday.

The Eagles were 1-8 and 13th at press time after losses at Edward Little (8-7) and at home to Cony (8-1). Mt. Ararat was home was Messalonskee Wednesday, visits Lawrence Friday and plays host to Brunswick Tuesday before going to Lewiston Wednesday of next week.

Softball

Morse’s softball team was 3-7 and 12th in Western B (only 10 teams make the playoffs) after a 12-2 win at Belfast and an 8-2 home loss to Nokomis. The Shipbuilders went to Leavitt Wednesday and host Oceanside Tuesday before going to Erskine Wednesday of next week.

In Eastern A, Brunswick fell to 0-9 and 13th after a 16-4 loss at Lewiston and a 12-1 home setback to Edward Little. The Dragons were at Cony Tuesday for a makeup game, home against Skowhegan Wednesday, visit Messalonskee Friday and play at Mt. Ararat Tuesday before welcoming Mt. Blue next Wednesday.

The Eagles were 2-7 and 11th at press time after losses at Edward Little (4-2) and at home to Cony (9-2). Mt. Ararat was home was Messalonskee Wednesday, visits Lawrence Friday and plays host to Brunswick Tuesday before going to Lewiston Wednesday of next week.

Boys’ lacrosse

Brunswick’s boys’ lacrosse team is atop the Eastern A Heals at 6-2 after beating visiting Lewiston (12-2) and falling at defending Class B champion Cape Elizabeth (16-2). The Dragons hosted Edward Little Wednesday and go to Messalonskee Friday.

Mt. Ararat moved up to third in Eastern A at 7-2 after downing host Marshwood (9-8) and visiting Edward Little (6-4). The Eagles hosted Cony Wednesday.

In Eastern B, Morse was 7-1 and third behind Maranacook/Winthrop and Yarmouth at press time after beating visiting Lincoln (14-2) and falling at Westbrook (17-3). The Shipbuilders were at St. Dom’s Wednesday and host Maranacook/Winthrop Friday.

Girls’ lacrosse

On the girls’ side, Morse began the week third behind Yarmouth and Freeport in the Eastern B Heals with a 5-1 record after romping at Mountain Valley (21-3) and downing host Oceanside (10-6). The Shipbuilders were home with Lincoln Tuesday and hosted Camden Hills Thursday. They go to Gardiner Tuesday of next week.

In Eastern A, Brunswick was 3-1 and sixth in the Heals after a 6-4 home loss to Mt. Ararat last Thursday. The Dragons went to Messalonskee Tuesday, hosted Edward Little Thursday, play host to South Portland in a crossover game Saturday and play at Mt. Ararat Wednesday of next week.

The Eagles were seventh with a 3-4 record after downing visiting Oxford Hills (14-4) and host Brunswick (6-4). After hosting Edward Little Tuesday, Mt. Ararat went to Messalonskee Thursday. The Eagles welcome Brunswick Wednesday of next week.

Tennis

Brunswick’s two-time defending Class A girls’ tennis team is looking good in its bid for a three-peat. The Dragons (who close the regular season Friday with a home match versus Lewiston) were first in the Heals at 8-0 at press time, with Mt. Ararat second at 6-3. Morse was eighth in Western B at 2-5 (10 teams make the playoffs).

On the boys’ side, Brunswick was second in the Heals to Bangor at 8-1. Mt. Ararat (6-5) sat fourth. In Western B, Morse was third behind Cape Elizabeth and Yarmouth at 5-2.

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