BANGOR — Bangor and Hermon improved to 2-0 in the District 3 Junior League baseball all-star tournament by posting victories Saturday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.
Bangor defeated Holbrook 10-4 and Hermon downed Houlton 13-2. Also Saturday, Lincoln opened the tournament with a 13-2 victory over Sebasticook and Hampden handled Brewer 23-1.
In Saturday’s opener, Brett Crocker pitched five innings, allowing two unearned runs on seven hits, as Lincoln defeated Sebasticook.
Tanner McCarthy hit two singles with two RBIs for 1-0 Lincoln. Kyle Peters hit a two-run inside-the-park home run. Brett Crocker singled twice while Garrett Neal and Riley Coburn each hit a two-run double.
Connor Allen led 0-1 Sebasticook with three singles and an RBI. Nathan Lancaster added an RBI double.
In the third game, Eric Hoogterp pitched five innings of five-hit, two-run ball and stroked two singles to pace Hermon (2-0) to the five-inning victory. He struck out seven and walked two.
Andrew Elston hit a two-run triple, MIke Guerrette doubled in two runs and Joe Plummer had a double and an RBI for Hermon, which scored eight runs in the first inning.
Ryan Dee singled and scored for 0-1 Houlton.
In the nightcap, Jordan Derrah lined a three-run triple to account for the only hit during a five-run fourth inning to carry Bangor to victory over Holbrook.
Derrah added a single and another RBI for 2-0 Bangor, while Nick Moore singled twice and John Stanhope posted an RBI triple.
Joe Archambault stroked two singles with an RBI to pace 0-1 Holbrook.
Lincoln 13, Sebasticook 2
Sebasticook 000 02 — 2 7 3
Lincoln 017 5x — 13 11 1
Vigue, Duplisea (3) and Tolman; Crocker and A. Smith
Hermon 13, Houlton 2
Houlton 000 02 — 2 5 4
Hermon 803 2x— 13 7 1
Hunt, Drew (1), Buzzeo (4) and Dee; Hoogterp and Lyons
Bangor 10, Holbrook 4
Holbrook 103 000 0 — 4 7 1
Bangor 002 503 x — 10 7 2
Peters, Allen (4) and Burns; Courtney and Huston
District 3, 9-10
Holbrook 14, Hermon 7
At Holden, Holbrook erupted with nine runs in the second inning en route to victory over Hermon.
Nick Lakeman posted two singles, a double, two RBIs and two runs scored for Holbrook. Andrew Kiley had a double, two RBIs and two runs while Levi Williamson doubled and singled. Max Perkins added two singles.
Chris Sherman, Adam Rush and Eric Byers each singled for Hermon.
Hermon 004 102 — 7 3 3
Holbrook 191 03x — 14 11 4
Bergeron, Sherman (2), Marseille (5) and Rush; Perkins, Laskey (3), Gagnon (6) and Williamson
District 3, 10-11
Brewer 8, Old Town 2
At Old Town, Robben Harris rapped a double and two singles with three RBIs and pitched five-plus innings to spark Brewer into the championship round.
James McGlaughlin belted a triple, a double and a single with two RBIs and Brandon Mornault stroked a triple and two singles for 3-1 Brewer. Connor Roope hit three singles (1 RBI), Ben Byorak provided two singles and two RBIs and Miles Kirby added a run-scoring double.
Johny Spencer paced 2-2 Old Town, which was eliminated, with an RBI double. Matt Bouchard contributed a triple.
Brewer 500 300 — 8 15 1
Old Town 000 101 — 2 6 2
Harris, Roope (6) and Kirby; Leland, Swift (2), Bouchard (6), Spencer (6) and Blakie
District 3, 11-12
Old Town 9, Brewer 7
At Old Town on Friday, Dana Ouellette sparked an eight-run fifth inning with a three-run home run as Old Town topped Brewer.
Nick Magoon posted a double, a single and an RBI for 3-0 Old Town. Kaleb Gifford doubled and singled while Ethan Stoddard added an RBI triple.
Jared Austin led 2-1 Brewer with three singles and an RBI. Alex Brooks had a double, a single and an RBI while Cam Green and Drew Baker each hit a double.
Brewer 100 123 — 7 8 1
Old Town 001 08x — 9 9 1
St. Thomas, Austin (5), Corey (5) and Baker; Gifford, Ouellette (5) and Daniel