Waldo County wins State Senior League championship

Posted Aug. 01, 2011, at 9:54 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 01, 2011, at 10:14 p.m.

BANGOR — Waldo County scored five unanswered runs and Matt Palmer recorded 10 strikeouts in defeating Coastal 7-2 to win the State Senior League Championship at Mansfield Stadium Monday evening.

Waldo County will travel to West Deptford, N.J., for the Senior League Eastern Regional. The Waldo all-stars will play the winner of Friday’s game between Quincy, Mass. and New York on Saturday at 2 p.m.

After an opening 7-6 loss to Scarborough on Thursday, Waldo County (3-1) earned three victories in three days to win the title.

Palmer allowed two runs, one earned, on two hits through six innings for Waldo County.

Adam Higgins hit a double, two singles and drove in two runs. Garth Clements added a triple.

Anthony Bianco led 1-2 Coastal with two singles and an RBI.

Coastal 020 000 0 — 2 3 4

Waldo County 220 210 x — 7 9 2

Grindle and Morey; Palmer, Varney (7) and Later


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