BUCKSPORT — Bucksport scored five runs in the second inning to jump out on Ellsworth and stayed alive with a 9-5 victory Wednesday night in Little League baseball ages 9-10 District 1 all-stars action.
Leading Bucksport were Brady Findlay with an RBI double and David Gross, James Terrill and Cameron Grindle with RBI singles.
Parker Littlefield and Jackson Curtis powered Ellsworth as Littlefield posted two triples and four RBIs, followed by Curtis with a single, double and run scored.
Bucksport plays the winner of Coastal-Calais on Saturday. Ellsworth was eliminated.
Bucksport 052 002 — 9
Ellsworth 031 100 — 5
Findlay, Winchester, Grindle (6), Kennedy (6) and Grindle, Findlay (6); Littlefield, Boyer (6), Freeman (6) and Curtis.
Machias 19, Acadian 18
At Bar Harbor, Machias took advantage of its opportunities and held off an Acadian rally to preserve the win.
Acadian scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth to cut Machias’ lead to one, but Kyle Anderson induced a two-out, bases-loaded groundout to end the game.
Lucas McDonald singled in the first for 2-0 Machias’ lone hit, but still scored 10 runs in the first two innings en route to the victory.
Sam Mitchell smacked two doubles and collected three RBIs to pace 2-1 Acadian, Colyn Rich added an RBI triple and Nick Corson had two RBI singles.
Machias 370 630 — 19 1 4
Acadian 025 605 — 18 8 4
Lobley, Fitzsimmons (3), Kyle Anderson (5) and McDonald; Johnson, Duley (2), Mitchell (4), Corson (6) and Duley
How to report games
All-star baseball and softball games should be reported to the BDN via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coaches are required to list information for both teams, with first and last names of players. Info should include key highlights and stats for leading hitters and pitchers.
Linescores may also be included.
The game result should be emailed as soon as possible on the day it is played.
The host team is responsible for reporting games.