Caribou defeats Fort Kent for first baseball victory of the season

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CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Vikings faced off against Fort Kent during a Friday, May 7, game, securing a 7 to 1 victory.

Pitcher Cory Herbert of Caribou struck out 12, walked three, and allowed one earned run for the complete game win. Offensively, Herbert went 3-4 at the plate, and had four runs and five stolen bases.

Zach Madore and Carter Quest of Caribou also helped contribute to the win, with each having a hit and stolen base. Caleb Espling also had a hit with an RBI.

Pitcher Austin Delisle of Fort Kent struck out three and walked three. Fort Kent had three hits. Caribou Varsity Baseball head coach Josh Dillon said they did an outstanding job with defensive stops, limiting the Vikings’ offense to just seven runs.

The Friday game marks the Vikings’ first home game, and also their first victory of the spring 2021 season. As of the Friday game, the Vikings now have one victory and four losses under their belts. Prior to facing off against Fort Kent, they played two games against Hermon and two against Ellsworth.