Acadians beat Calais for slot in title game

Posted July 12, 2010, at 11:10 p.m.

    BAR HARBOR — Winning pitcher Seth Young knocked in six runs with two singles, a two-run double and a third-inning two-run homer to power Acadian past Calais 15-5 in a District 1 Little League all-star baseball game for ages 11-12 Monday.

Acadian plays undefeated Ellsworth (4-0) for the championship on Wednesday.

Thomas Paola hit a single and a three-run double for Acadian.

Daniel McPhee hit a third-inning two-run home run and a single to pace Calais.

Acadian (4-1)    904 2    — 15 9 3

Calais (3-2)    104 0    — 5 4 2

Young, Bickford (4) and Collin; Cox, Troiani-Gagne (1), Johnson (4) and McPhee

    District 3, 9-10

Bangor East 2, Brewer 1

At Houlton, Kirby Missbrenner scattered seven hits and Zach Ireland’s RBI double highlighted a two-run sixth inning that helped Bangor East eliminate Brewer.

Bangor East will play Sebasticook in an elimination game at 5 p.m. today and the winner will play for the championship against unbeaten Hermon on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Missbrenner struck out five and didn’t walk a batter for Bangor East and Ireland, Kyle McCue and Charlie Budd each singled.

Kobe Rogerson doubled twice and singled to lead Brewer while Connor Roope added two singles and James McLaughlin and Jack Corey each singled.

Brewer (4-2)    100 000    — 1 7 1

Bangor East (5-1)    000 002    — 2 4 0

McLaughlin, Rogerson (5), Pellegrino (6) and Kirby; Missbrenner and McCue

District 3, 10-11

Bangor East 10, Bangor West 3

At 13th Street in Bangor, Thomas Szewczyk and Keith Gurschik combined on a three-hitter as Bangor East eliminated its crosstown rival.

The winners scored seven runs in the fourth inning to break the game open. Cam Burpee doubled and singled to pace Bangor East.

John Clement stroked a triple for Bangor West.

Bangor East (1-1)    100 702    — 10 7 2

Bangor West (0-2)    010 011    — 3 3 2

Szewczyk, Gurschik (6) and McCloskey; Batchelder, E. Payne (1), Hartley (1) and G. Payne

    Holbrook 10, Brewer 6

At 13th Street Complex in Bangor, Holbrook erupted for seven runs in the third inning to eliminate Brewer.

Bryant Kiley and Tyler Timms each rapped two singles for the winners behind winning pitcher Thomas Archambault, who doubled. Morgan Slater also doubled for Holbrook.

Drew Baker tripled and singled to pace Brewer. Alex Brooks doubled and singled.

Brewer (0-2)    200 202    — 6 7 2

Holbrook (2-1)    017 20x    — 10 9 2

Baker, Green (3), Walden (4) and Green, Walden (3); Thompson, Archambault (4) and Kiley

District 3, 11-12

Lincoln 7, Millinocket 2

At Lincoln, Dakota Batchelder allowed two runs on five hits and no walks while striking out five to help Lincoln eliminate Millinocket.

Trevor Delaite doubled, singled and scored three runs for Lincoln. Parker Gardner singled twice with an RBI and Trevor Sutherland hit a single and drove in two runs.

Zach Bouchard hit a double and a third-inning two-run single for Millinocket. Devin Whitney singled twice.

Lincoln (3-1)    410 011    — 7 7 0

Millinocket (2-2)    002 000    — 2 5 3

Batchelder and Delaite, Jipson (4); Waceken, Jurgiewich (2), Hartley (6) and Whitney

    Brewer 7, Hampden 1

At Brewer, Matt Pushard allowed one run on two hits while recording 11 strikeouts to lead Brewer to victory.

Logan Rogerson had a double, single and two runs scored for Brewer. Tyler Friel hit two singles and knocked in a run and Kyle St. Thomas doubled.

David Manzo homered in the fifth to lead Hampden. Jordan Dysart hit a single.

Hampden (2-1)    000 010    — 1 2 6

Brewer (3-0)    320 02x    — 7 10 0

Campbell, Manzo (5) and Scott; Pushard, Rogerson (5), St. Thomas (6) and Friel

    Hermon 5, Holbrook 2

At Holden, Eric Hoogterp singled twice to back winning pitcher Joe Plummer as Hermon eliminated Holbrook.

Hermon took the lead for good with two runs in the third inning. Plummer also singled.

Tyler Williams doubled to pace Holbrook.

Holbrook    200 000    — 2 3

Hermon    012 02x    — 5 6

Maxsimic, Williams (5) and Rhoads-Doyle; Plummer, Clukey (6) and Sherman

District 3, Junior League

Bangor, Holbrook post wins

At Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Bangor advanced to the championship game with a 7-5 victory over Hampden while Holbrook stayed alive with a 6-3 elimination win over Hermon.

Unbeaten Bangor will play for the title on 7 p.m. Wednesday against the winner of today’s elimination game between Holbrook and Hampden at 7 p.m.

In the first game, Brenden Moore’s two-run single in the fourth helped rally Bangor to the win. Moore also earned the save by pitching two scoreless innings and allowing only one hit.

Hunter Boyce chipped in with three singles for Bangor.

James Gilmore smacked a two-run double for Hampden while Tristan Gardner and Jeremy Kelley each added two singles with Gardner driving in a run. Kyle Clifford also doubled.

In the second game, Parker Benson’s two-run double in the top of the seventh broke a 3-3 tie and gave Holbrook the victory. Alec Wortman earned the win in relief by allowing one run on two hits and striking out three in 2¤ innings.

Benson also singled and Nick Bennett paced Hermon with two singles.

(First Game)

Hampden (2-1)    202 100 0    — 5 9 1

Bangor (3-0)    103 300 x    — 7 7 3

Martin, Gardner (4), Quigley (5) and Ward; Collins, Moore (6) and Boyce

(Second Game)

Holbrook (4-1)    000 120 3    — 6 4 4

Hermon (3-2)    100 101 0    — 3 3 6

Williamson, Wortman (5) and Benson; Thayer, Applebee (6) and Lyons

    Softball

District 1, 11-12

Machias 6, Ellsworth 4

At Machias, Haley Hankins highlighted a four-run fifth inning with a two-run single that helped Machias stay alive against Ellsworth and force the if-necessary game.

Machias will play for the title again at Ellsworth at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Danika Foss hit an RBI single in the fourth for Machias. Logan Huckins had a single and two runs and Kate Whitney scored twice. Lauren Raye singled.

Abby Lynch hit an RBI double to lead Ellsworth. Maddie Card hit a run-scoring single.

Machias (2-1)    200 040    — 6 4 3

Ellsworth (2-1)    001 012    — 4 2 4

Prout and Huckins; Box and Card

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