OLD TOWN — Brandon Robertson belted a two-run home run over the fence in left field in the first inning, and that’s all the offense the Bangor East Little League all-stars needed to beat Brewer en route to a 6-0 win in the District 3 baseball final for ages 10-11 Monday.
Kobe Smith hit a two-run double in the third for 4-0 Bangor East. Zach Ireland added a two-run double in the fourth.
Lefthander Noah Tappan earned the shutout, scattering seven hits and two walks while striking out three.
Brandon Mornault singled twice to lead 3-2 Brewer. Ben Byorak hit a double while James McGlaughlin tallied seven strikeouts through four innings.
Bangor East 202 200 — 6 6 0
Brewer 000 000 — 0 7 0
Tappan and McCue; McGlaughlin, Roope (5) and Kirby
Old Town, Orono-Veazie win
At Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, a two-run single by Orono-Veazie’s Jacob Earl capped a five-run seventh inning that broke open a tight game against Brewer in the second of two games and eliminated Brewer 8-4.
In the first game, Old Town scored seven times in the second inning en route to ousting Sebasticook in five innings 14-3.
Braden Upshaw led Old Town (1-1) with a triple, a single and two RBIs; Tyler Young added a double, a single and one RBI; Matt Richardson hit two singles and knocked in two, and D.J. Monteith hit a double and had two RBIs.
Ethan Duplisea topped 0-2 Sebasticook with two singles, and Mitchell Hallee put up a double.
In the second game, Dennis Farnham allowed fours runs and six hits and struck out four in 6 2/3 innings to get the win for 1-1 Orono-Veazie. Jacob Reese posted a double and an RBI, and Jake Lavoie added two singles. Lavoie also got the final out in the seventh in relief of Farnham.
Matt Pushard sparked 0-2 Brewer with four singles and two RBIs.
Sebasticook 200 01— 3 5 6
Old Town 472 1x — 14 9 2
Lancaster, Girror (1), Hallee (3) and Tolman, Allen (1), Tolman (3)
Orono-Veazie 101 001 5 — 8 6 2
Brewer 001 000 3 — 4 6 6
Farnham, Lavoie (7) and J. Reese; Spox, Pushard (6), Patterson (7) and Friel
Ellsworth 2, Coastal 1
At Blue Hill, Cooper Henderson led off the sixth inning with a bloop single and Nick Bagley followed with a two-run home run to power the Down East Family YMCA of Ellsworth Little League to the District 1 title.
Bagley also picked up the win on the mound. The lefthander struck out 14 and walked one through five innings. Hunter Cote earned the save, striking out two.
Troy Folmer hit two singles for 4-0 Ellsworth and Bagley added a double.
Taylor Schildroth hit two singles and scored the run for 3-2 Coastal. Garrison Looke hit an RBI single.
Ellsworth 000 002 — 2 7 0
Coastal 000 100 — 1 3 1
Bagley, Cote (6) and Cote, Henderson (4); Looke and Schildroth, Harmon (4)
Hermon 2, Houlton 1
At Hermon, Zach Nash walked in the fifth inning and later scored on an error as Hermon eliminated Houlton.
Hermon (3-1) pitchers Tyler Beaton, Nash and Ryan Hoogterp combined to strike out 11 and walk two.
Hoogterp drove in Andrew Burgess in the second inning on a single to tie it. Beaton doubled while Nash and Matt Leach singled.
Nick Cowperthwaite hit two doubles and drove in a run for 2-2 Houlton. He also pitched six innings, striking out 10. Cameron Graham singled and scored, Connor Grant doubled and Zach Hanson hit a single.
Houlton 100 000 — 1 5 1
Hermon 010 01x — 2 4 0
Cowperthwaite and Hanson; Beaton, Nash (3), Hoogterp (6) and Greener
Holbrook 16, Katahdin 2
At Patten, Alex Maxsimic hit a three-run home run in the third and added a double and two singles in leading Holbrook of Holden past Katahdin Valley in an elimination game.
Morgan Slater had a triple, two doubles and an RBI for 3-1 Holbrook. Tyler Timms doubled and singled and Danny Davis hit a two-run single. Tyler Williams and Slater combined to strike out eight.
Nate Lilley led 1-2 Katahdin Valley with a two-run single in the third. Daulton Hart tripled and Thomas Prescott singled and scored.
Holbrook 724 3 — 16 14 2
Katahdin 002 0 — 2 3 5
Williams, Slater (3) and Wood, Williams (3); McAvoy, Mathers (3), Lilley (4) and Bachelder
Guidelines for host team
For Little League baseball and softball all-star games, it is the responsibility of the host team to report the game to the BDN because the host is responsible for providing the official scorer.
The host team is encouraged to report the game as soon as possible on the day it is played and to provide highlights and details for both of the teams in the game. If details, including first names of players, are not given for both teams, then a story will not be published on the game.
The BDN asks for a complete linescore with score by innings and total runs, hits and errors along with all the pitchers and catchers, and innings they entered the game.
Highlights for both teams should include batters who get two or more hits, get an extra base hit or drive in runs.
The BDN toll-free number for reporting games is: 1-800-310-8600. For calls from Greater Bangor, the number is: 990-8275.
An e-mail or fax containing the above game details would also be accepted. E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and fax to: 990-8092.