Bio Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American’s editorial department. When he’s not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected] GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017 Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all) Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 Latest Posts Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles dropped their second game in two days in baseball action on Tuesday.Hermon 12, Ellsworth 2Cooper Henderson singled twice, Brandon Braley and Hunter Cote doubled and Steve Mahon singled as the Eagles fell to the Hawks 12-2 in Ellsworth for their second loss in as many days.Hermon got solid pitching from Nick Guerette and Tyler Beaton, who each worked three innings.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBeaton also drove in two runs with a pair of singles and Guerette had a double and single for the Hawks.Bucksport 7, Ellsworth 3Bucksport’s Golden Bucks spoiled the season debut of the Eagles on Monday, breaking a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning and going on to a 7-3 win.Bucksport starter Carter DeRedin allowed just one run over the first five innings, while the Golden Bucks scored four against Ellsworth righthander Conor Maguire, who went five innings on the mound for the Eagles.Ellsworth cut the Bucksport lead to 4-3 with two runs in the bottom of the sixth and left the tying run on base.But the Golden Bucks pushed three runs across the plate in the top of the seventh on back-to-back singles by Tyler Maguire and DeRedin and a two-run double by Ryan Grindle.Grindle scored the third run of the inning on a balk by Ellsworth relief pitcher Charlie Libby.For the 2-1 Golden Bucks, Grindle had a double and a single, DeRedin drove in two runs with a pair of singles and Josh Gray tripled.Brandon Braley each singled twice and Sid St. Peter, Nick Bagley and Mitch Domagala singled for the Eagles, who committed three errors.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print.