ELLSWORTH, Maine — Nick Ashey and Brendan Moore each hit an inside-the-park homer and totaled three RBIs apiece to carry the Bangor all-stars by South Portland 13-6 for the Junior League state baseball title Tuesday.
Bangor advanced to the East Regional in Freehold, N.J., and will play its first game at 4 p.m. Aug. 8 against the winner of an Aug. 7 game between the tourney host and Maryland.
The regional tourney will begin with a banquet for teams and guests on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. The opening ceremony and parade of teams will be held the next day at 9 a.m.
In Tuesday night’s game, Tyler Kenney chipped in with two singles and an RBI for Bangor and Justin Ireland had an RBI double. Ashey also tripled and Moore singled twice.
Joey Gleason had an RBI double for South Portland while Robert Graff and Ryan Gilboy each added RBI singles.
Bangor (3-0) 240 061 0 — 13 15 5
South Portland (1-2) 004 002 0 — 6 6 3
Birmingham, Ireland (6) and Boyce, Huston (4), Boyce (7); DiBiase, Thurber (2), Gilboy (5), Mills (7) and Helmke
Camden-Rockport 10, Bangor East 5
At Hampden, Teddy Laurita collected a home run, a double and a single to help propel Camden-Rockport by Bangor East.
Bangor East will play Cumberland-North Yarmouth in an elimination game today at 5:30 p.m. The winner of that game advances to Thursday’s 5:30 p.m. championship round against unbeaten Camden-Rockport.
Jack Gallagher tallied two singles and a double for Camden-Rockport. Kyle Crans doubled and singled while Kienan Brown chipped in with two singles.
Tyler Mallory-MacDonald hit a home run and a single to pace Bangor East. Ben Crichton added a home run while Ryan Moore singled twice and Dane Johnson doubled.
Camden-Rockport 303 004 — 10 15 1
Bangor East 001 004 — 5 8 0
Hall, Pierce (6), Brown (6) and Crans; Mallory-MacDonald, Reading (4), Moore (5), Dorman (6) and Lewis
Cumberland-North Yarmouth 10, Dirigo 2
At Hampden, Will Bryant hit two home runs to spark Cumberland-North Yarmouth by Dirigo.
Calvin Soule and Zak Novak each hit a home run and a single for Cumberland-North Yarmouth. Caleb Normandeau doubled and singled while Sam Burgoyne added a double.
Sawyer Pinkham led Dirigo with two doubles while Tyler Bailey added a double and a single.
Cumberland-North Yarmouth 002 071 — 10 11 1
Dirigo 001 001 — 2 5 0
Grove, Novak (6) and Howland, Bryant (4), Howland (5); Rideout, Reed (4), Barden (5) and Cummings
State Senior League
Calais 1, Waldo County 0
At Bar Harbor, Adam Geel tossed a three-hitter with no walks and 13 strikeouts as Calais shut out Waldo County.
The two teams will meet today at 5 p.m. to decide the state champion.
Jeremy Beers reached base on an error in the fourth inning and later scored the winning-run for Calais on an RBI single by Dylan Carter. Geel hit two singles while Billy Nicholas added a double.
Zack Beaudry hit a triple for Waldo County.
Waldo County (2-1) 000 000 0 — 0 3 1
Calais (2-1) 000 100 x — 1 5 1
Palmer and Later; Geel and Carter
Scarborough 7, York 3
At Hermon, Jared Brooks pitched five innings, allowing no runs and just one hit with one walk and 14 strikeouts, to power Scarborough by York in the championship round.
The victory forced an if-necessary game between the two teams today at 5:30 p.m. for the title.
Brooks helped his own cause with a two-run home run in the fourth inning for Scarborough. Connor Kelly posted a triple, a single and an RBI while Zoltan Panyi added a double.
Chris Neilson paced York with an RBI double and a single. Jake McKenna chipped in with a double.
York (3-1) 000 003 — 3 5 2
Scarborough (4-1) 000 34x — 7 6 1
Neilson, Small (5) and Smith; Brooks, Dobecki (6), Fredenburg (6) and Garrard