The Hampden Academy Broncos Baseball Team beat the Mt. Ararat Eagles 9-0 to start the 2023-24 season on Tuesday afternoon, April 16th at Mike Bordick Field.

The Broncos scored 4 runs in the 1st, 3 runs in the 3rd inning and 1 run in the 2nd and 4th innings.

Hampden Academy outhit Mt. Ararat 13-2.

Colin Peckam started on the mound for the Broncos. He pitched 5.0 innings, allowing just 2 hits, striking out 7. He didn't walk a batter, to pick up the win. Kaysen Wildman came on in relief, pitching the final 2 innings, striking out 1 and walking 1.

Wildman was 2-4 with a pair of doubles. Peckham,. TJ Llerena, and Aidan Hulsey each had 2 hits, with Hulsey having a double. Andrew Cote, Garrett McLeod, Gavin Monyok,  Zack McLaughlin and Rogan Lord each singled.

Stan Spooner started for the Eagles. He went 2.0 innings allowing 7 hits and 5 runs. He struck out 1 and walked 2. Kaleb Hussey came on in relief and pitched 1.0 inning, allowing 4 hits and 3 runs, striking out 1. Eligh Imrie pitched the final 3.0 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run, striking out 2 and walking 1.

Ethan Card and Luke McLaughlin each singled for Mt. Ararat.

Hampden Academy, 1-0 will travel to Brunswick to play the Brunswick Dragons on Friday, April 19th at 12 noon.

Mt. Ararat 0-1, will travel to Farmington to play Mt. Blue on Thursday, April 18th at 4 p.m.

Check out photos from the game

Hampden Academy - Mt. Ararat Baseball April 16

The Hampden Academy Broncos beat the Mt. Ararat Eagles 9-0 on Tuesday, April 16th in the opening game for both teams.

Gallery Credit: Chris Popper

The High School Player of the Week resumed on Monday, April 15th. Nominees for the week April 15-20th should be emailed to by Sunday night, April 21st. Voting will take place Monday April 22nd - Thursday April 25th with the winner being announced on April 26th.

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