ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Little League 9/10 All-Star softball team’s 2018 season came to an end over the weekend after a pair of tight losses against Medomak Valley and Kennebunk-Wells at the state tournament in Glenburn.
Ellsworth came close to topping Medomak Valley on Saturday but fell 5-4. Anna Stevens and Lily King combined for 17 strikeouts and 1 hit allowed for Ellsworth, and Sophia Lynch led the way for the team offensively with a pair of singles.
On Sunday, Kennebunk-Wells handed Ellsworth a 4-1 defeat for its second loss in the double-elimination tournament. Hermon and Windham were the other teams participating.
In baseball, Machias Area Little League defeated Ellsworth 11-5 on Thursday to claim the District 1 title. Ellsworth bounced back from a 4-3 loss to Calais Little with a 5-1 win over Bucksport and a 13-10 win over Calais in the rematch before falling in the championship game.