BANGOR — Hermon defeated Orono-Veazie 22-0 in five innings and Bangor edged Old Town 11-9 in the opening round of the District 3 Junior League all-star baseball tourney at Mansfield Stadium Friday night.
Bangor will take on Holbrook on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. while Hermon will battle Houlton at 4:30 p.m. In Saturday’s early games, Lincoln will play Sebasticook at 10:30 a.m. and Hampden will battle Brewer at 1 p.m.
In Friday night’s first game, Hermon’s Nick Guerrette struck out the the side in order in the first and five Hermon pitchers went on to allow only two hits in the five-inning victory.
Andrew Elston paced the winners with a three-run, inside-the-park home run, a triple and a single for six RBIs.Gresley Langbein chipped in with a triple, single and three RBIs and Connor Farmer added three singles. Cody Lyons contributed with a double, single and two RBIs and Eric Hoogterp had two singles and two RBIs.
Jake Lavoie and Jacob Earl each singled for Orono-Veazie.
In the second game, Jordan Derrah’s three-run triple in the fourth inning staked Bangor to a 7-1 lead while Andrew Hillier allowed only one run, a hit and struck out five in the first five innings to earn the victory.
Justin Courtney chipped in with three singles and two RBIs for Bangor and Nick Moore added two triples and an RBI. Hillier aided his own cause with three singles and an RBI and Sam Huston added two singles and an RBI.
Chris Binette singled twice and drove in a run for Old Town.
Hermon 624 37 — 22 18 1
Orono-Veazie 000 00 — 0 2 5
Guerrette, Plummer (2), Lyons (3), Wheeler (4), Elston (5) and Farmer; Earl, Farnham (3), Dieuveuil (5) and J. Reese, McKaig (4)
Bangor 110 503 1 — 11 16 2
Old Town 010 004 4 — 9 6 4
Hillier, Coleman (6), Derrah (6), Courtney (7) and Huston, Lane (3), Huston; Byther, Coulombe (5) and Young
District 1, 11-12
Coastal 8, Bucksport 4
At Blue Hill, Jacob Keenan hit three singles, knocked in two runs and scored two runs to help propel Coastal by Bucksport.
Nick Bianco hit two singles with two RBIs for the winners. Stefan Simmons and Bryce Harmon scored two runs apiece.
Tyler Hayes hit a home run and a double for Bucksport. Austin Mason hit three singles while Andy Allan added two doubles. Riley MacLeod and Noah Lenor each hit an RBI double.
Bucksport 111 010 — 4 x x
Coastal 203 30x — 8 x x
Robbins, Hayes (3) and Hayes, Allan (4); Harmon, Looke (5) and Schildroth, Looke (6)
District 3, 11-12
Bangor West 9, Hampden 7
At 13th Street Field in Bangor, Peter Kemble stroked an RBI single with two out in the seventh inning and Jesse Colford followed with a run-scoring triple to lift Bangor West to the come-from-behind victory.
Colford, who also posted two singles, earned the pitching victory by shutting out Hampden over the final three-plus innings. Kemble had another single and George Payne hit a double and a single for 3-0 Bangor West.
Casey Sudbeck singled twice for 1-1 Hampden and Jackson Gilmore hit a three-run double during a six-run fourth inning that gave Hampden a 7-5 lead.
Bangor West 200 311 2 — 9 10 1
Hampden 100 600 0 — 7 6 2
McKenney, Colford (4) and Fournier; Sudbeck, Huston (4) and Clark
District 3, 9-10
Orrington 16, Houlton 6
At Bangor, Jordan Wood collected two doubles and a single as Orrington eliminated Houlton.
Tyler Bean posted three singles for Orrington. Matt Abbott hit two singles and drove in two runs while Connor Libby scored three runs.
Andrew Tuttle doubled, singled, knocked in a run and scored two runs for Houlton.
Orrington 320 047 — 16 11 3
Houlton 100 212 — 6 4 3
Bean, Abbott (5) and Wood; Gentle, Cowperthwaite (2), Bailey (5), Porter (6) and Collett
District 3, 10-11
Brewer 11, Holbrook 1
At Old Town, James McLaughlin allowed one run on two hits and helped his own cause with a double, a single and an RBI as Brewer eliminated Holbrook in four innings.
Robben Harris singled twice and drove in two runs for 2-2 Brewer. Miles Kirby added two sinlges and an RBI.
Nate Smith registered a double and a single for Holbrook (1-2).
Brewer 250 4 — 11 8 2
Holbrook 000 1 — 1 2 1
McLaughlin and Kirby; Smith, Kiah (4) and Galinski
Bangor East 5, Old Town 2
At Old Town, Kobe Smith recorded three singles, a double and three RBIs, including a two-run single in the sixth, to carry Bangor East into Monday’s championship round.
Winning pitcher Brandon Robertson chipped in with a single and triple for 3-0 Bangor East and Charlie Budd singled twice.
Matt Bouchard paced 2-1 Old Town with a single, double and RBI.
team Bangor East 111 002 — 5 9 1
Old Town 101 000 — 2 4 3
Robertson, Tappan (5) and Parke, Smart (2), Parke (5); Dubay, Spencer (5), Leland (6) and Blackie
Guidelines for host team
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