BUCKSPORT, Maine — Gage Feeney hit two-run home runs in the first and third innings Thursday to power Machias to a 7-4 victory over Bucksport in a District 1 ages 11-12 Little League Baseball all-star playoff game.
The game between Coastal and Ellsworth being played in Blue Hill was suspended in the third inning due to lightning. The game will resume today at 2 p.m.
Feeney and Colin Pineo hit back-to-back home runs in the third inning for Machias. Logan Ward hit two singles and scored two runs.
Jack Cyr hit a single and a fifth-inning solo home run to pace Bucksport. Bailey Graychase hit a two-run triple in the first and Carter Deredin recorded eight strikeouts in 4ª innings.
District 3, 11-12
Hermon 6, Brewer 3
At Brewer, Ben Wheeler hit a triple and a single and knocked in four runs as Hermon eliminated Brewer.
Andrew Elston doubled, singled and scored two runs for Hermon. Nick Bennett hit a single, scored two runs and had an RBI.
Matt Pushard paced Brewer with a double, two singles and a run driven in. Seth Pearson scored two runs.
District 3, 10-11
Bangor East 14, Hampden 7
At Taylor Field, Bangor, Liam Reading hit three singles as Bangor East defeated Hampden.
Bangor East advances to Sunday’s championship game while Hampden moves to the semifinals where it will play Bangor West or Hermon.
Tyler Mallory-MacDonald doubled and singled for Bangor East.
Jordan Dysart led Hampden with two doubles. Tyler Moore tripled and singled and Billy Campbell tripled.
District 3, Junior League
Brewer 17, Houlton 2
At Mansfield Stadium in Bangor on Thursday, Matt Morrow pitched four innings, allowing two runs on one hit, to lead Brewer by Houlton.
Ian Forrest had a double, a single and two RBIs for Brewer. Kyle Alexander and Spencer Valley each had two singles and an RBI while Matt Morrow had a double and three RBIs.
Hunter Hanning and Jon Tuttle each singled for Houlton, which was eliminated.
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The host team is encouraged to report the game as soon as possible and to provide highlights and details for both of the teams in the game. If details, including first names of players, are not given for both teams, then a story will not be published on the game.
The NEWS asks for a complete linescore with score by innings and total runs, hits and errors along with all the pitchers and catchers, and innings they entered the game.
Highlights for both teams should include batters who get two or more hits, get an extra base hit or drive in runs.
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