Falmouth tips Ellsworth in seventh

Posted Aug. 05, 2009, at 12:55 a.m.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Falmouth scored five runs in the top of the seventh held on to defeat Ellsworth 5-4 during the Little League baseball state championship tournament for 9- and 10-year-olds Tuesday.

Ellsworth rallied with four runs in the bottom of the inning, but Falmouth reliever Hogan Tracy recorded a game-ending strikeout with the bases loaded to end the comeback.

Robbie Armitage hit an RBI triple to highlight the five-run seventh for Falmouth. Will Blum singled twice and Reece Armitage had a single and a run scored. Starting pitcher Chris Camelio struck out eight in five innings.

Jack Lee had an RBI single in the seventh and scored a run for Ellsworth. Troy Folmer and Asa Jordan each singled twice and Zack McGraw drove in a run.

Falmouth (3-0) 000 000 5 — 5 7 3

Ellsworth (1-1) 000 000 4 — 4 5 5

Camelio, Martin (6), Coyne (7), Tracy (7) and Aube; Bagley, McGraw (6), Henderson (7), York (7) and Jordan

York 10, Houlton 0

At Ellsworth, Jack McDonald hit a two-run single in the second inning to help York eliminate Houlton.

Sam DesMarais singled and knocked in a run for York and Colby Todd doubled.

Matt Tuttle, Nick Cowperthwaite and Patrick Howe singled for Houlton.

York (3-1) 223 21 — 10 7 2

Houlton (1-2) 000 00 — 0 3 3

McDonald, Todd (3), Hughes (5) and DesMarais; Graham, Grant (3) and Phillips, Hagan (3)

9-10, State Tournament

Softball

Hermon 6, Lincoln County 2

At Ellsworth, Allessa Oakes pitched a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts as Hermon-Levant-Carmel beat Lincoln County.

Scarborough eliminated Auburn Suburban 9-8 in the nightcap.

Oakes hit two doubles and drove in two runs for Hermon-Levant-Carmel. Sydney Addessi had a double, two singles and three RBIs. Karli Theberge singled twice with an RBI.

Sophie Schumacher scored both runs for Lincoln County.

Lincoln (1-1) 001 010 — 2 0 5

Hermon (3-0) 130 20x — 6 12 1

Plourde and Wajer; Oakes and Addessi

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