Calais rallies by Trenton to earn split of twinbill

Bangor Daily News
Posted July 14, 2009, at 10:42 p.m.

CALAIS, Maine — Josh Gillespie of Calais led off the eighth inning with a walk and pinch runner Andy Brown scored the winning run with two outs after an overthrow on a rundown between third base and home to lead Calais past Trenton 5-4 in the first game of a Zone 1 American Legion baseball doubleheader.

Trenton took the second game 9-2.

In the first game, Ryan Schoppee hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning for Calais. Tim Barnes doubled and scored in the fourth.

Calvin Tweedie recorded 10 strikeouts and hit two singles and knocked in a run for Trenton. Collin Ciomei singled and scored the tying run in the seventh.

In the second game, Tweedie hit a three-run homer in the third for the Acadians. Mike Crowley had a single and a seventh-inning, two-run home run. Nolan Hall doubled and singled.

Schoppee had a two-run home run in the fourth to lead Calais. Barnes singled twice.

Hampden 4, Bangor 3

At Garland Street Field, Bangor, Nolan Turner and Cody Johndro had back-to-back RBI fielder’s choices in the fifth inning and Hampden held on to beat Bangor.

Johndro doubled in the first and Josh Tardiff drove him home with a single for the Riverdogs. Shawn Smith pitched a complete game to earn the win.

Shane Walton hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to bring the Comrades within a run. Ian Edwards doubled, singled and struck out nine in 6ยช innings. Dylan Morris hit a run-scoring single in the fourth.

Orono 8, Penquis 4

At Dover-Foxcroft, Jason Smith’s solo homer broke a 4-4 tie in the sixth inning and Kirk Francis and Lucas Baillargeon had RBI singles in a three-run seventh inning rally as Orono triumphed.

Smith also had a single to go with his homer. Kirk Francis and Casey Estes had three singles each and winning pitcher Dana Leland had a two-run double.

Leland allowed eight hits with seven strikeouts and four walks.

Josh Collins drove in three runs with a homer and two doubles for Penquis and Josiah Richard had a double and a single.

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