The Orono and Central batters combined for 25 hits and the Orono Red Riots beat the Central Red Devils on Thursday, April 27th in a softball game at Orono. Orono had 14 hits while Central had 11 hits.

6 of Orono's hits were doubles. Laura Cost-Kirkpatrick paced the Red Riot's offense going 3-5 with a pair of doubles and driving in 2 runs. Abby Deschaine had 2 hits including a double and drove in 2 runs. Kristyn Brown had a double and drove in 3 runs. Jillian Severance had a double and drove in a run. Andrea Crocker had 2 hits including a double and drove in a run. Emma Labelle had a pair of singles.  Ava Jurdak, Mackenzie Vespoli,  and Kelsey McCrum each had a single. All of Orono's starters had at least 1 hit.

Jillian Severance went the distance for the win in the circle for the Red Riots. She allowed 11 hits and 8 runs, striking out 10 and walking 1.

Chloe Daigle started in the circle for Central. She allowed 8 hits and 6 runs, striking out 2 and walking 7 batters. Sadie Nutter came on in relief, pitching the final 2 innings, allowing 6 hits and 8 runs. She struck out 1 and walked 4.

Alexis Whitty was 3-4 with a pair of doubles, driving in a run for Central. Daigle helped herself at the plate with 2 hits, including a double. Kourtney Kenneson, Sydney Gray, and Elizabeth Lugdon each had a double. Hannah Brewer, Gabrielle  Dickinson, and Bayleigh Irish each had a single for the Red Devils.

Orono is 2-2 and will play host to Houlton on Monday, May 1st at 4:30 p.m.

Central is 0-2 and will play at Bucksport on Saturday, April 29th at 1 p.m.

You can nominate a Maine High School Athlete for their accomplishments during the week April 24-29 HERE by Sunday, April 30th. We will then put together the list, on Monday, and then you'll then be able to vote on the nominees May 1st - 4th (11:59 p.m.) with the Spring Week 2 Winner being announced on Friday, May 5th. You can vote as often as you wish.

Please let us know in the email why you are nominating someone. Try to be specific with hits, strikeouts, how many goals,  how fast they ran, how high they jumped, etc

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