HOLDEN — Danny Davis’s two-run home run highlighted a three-run third inning and Tyler Williams pitched four innings of shutout baseball, striking out 10 and walking two as Holbrook beat Old Town 8-4 in the first round of the District 3 championship of Little League all-star baseball for ages 11-12 Tuesday.
With the win, 7-1 Holbrook gave Old Town its first loss of the tournament, forcing game two of the championship round which will be at Old Town at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Old Town is now 4-1 in the tournament.
Holbrook got one run in the first, two in the second off a two-run single from Mike Bailey, and two more in the third when Alex Maxsimic hit an RBI double and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Joel Hodgens. Morgan Slater led off the fourth inning with a single and scored on a sacrifice fly by Williams, and Davis hit his home run two batters later.
Ethan Stoddard had a two-run single in the fourth inning, Kaleb Gifford had a double and a single, and Jacob Ketch added a double for Old Town. Gifford pitched four innings, striking out six.
Old Town 000 040 — 4 8 3
Holbrook 122 30x — 8 9 1
Gifford, Ouellette (5) and Daniel; Williams, J. Wood (5) and J. Wood, Maxsimic (4)
State softball, 9-10
Waldoboro 15, Scarborough 5
At Glenburn, Waldoboro recorded 15 runs on several walks and hit-batsmen to back pitcher Lydia Simmons and beat Scarborough in pool play at the 9-10 Little League softball state tournament.
Waldoboro is now 1-3.
Hunter Greenleaf had two singles for 1-3 Scarborough.
Scarborough 023 0 — 5 3 0
Waldoboro 157 2 — 15 0 1
Powell and Greenleaf; Simmons and Jameson
Sanford 6, Ellsworth 4
At Glenburn, Miranda Beaulieu hit an inside-the-park home run and added a single to help Sanford down Ellsworth.
Adia Beaudoin had two doubles and two RBIs, Molly Boissoneault had a double, single and an RBI, and Hailey Nolette added a double. Boissoneault recorded the win, striking out five for 3-1 Sanford.
Katie Bagley had three singles for 1-3 Ellsworth.
Ellsworth 310 00 — 4 8 3
Sanford 240 00 — 6 11 1
Cote and Bagley; Boissoneault and Beaulieu
Lewiston 14, Hermon 3
At Glenburn, Megan Theriault had two doubles, a single, and four RBIs to lead Lewiston past Hermon.
Danielle Cyr had three singles and an RBI, and Emily Mousseau contributed two singles and three RBIs. Mousseau got the win for 4-0 Lewiston.
Kayla Gray had two singles and an RBI, and Lauren Plissey had a single and an RBI for 2-2 Hermon.
Lewiston 031 109 — 14 12 0
Hermon 100 101 — 3 5 4
Mousseau and Poulin; Gray and Allain
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.