Hermon, Holbrook advance with Junior League baseball tourney victories

Posted July 08, 2012, at 9:38 p.m.
Last modified July 09, 2012, at 12:18 a.m.

BANGOR — Four teams will seek to stay alive in the District 3 Junior League All-Star baseball tourney with elimination games scheduled Tuesday at Mansfield Stadium.

Hampden will battle Sebasticook at 5 p.m. while Brewer will take on Sebasticook at 7:30 p.m. in the tourney for ages 13-14.

In Wednesday’s winners’ bracket, Bangor will play Hermon at 5 p.m., followed by Holbrook against Old Town at 7:30 p.m.

Hermon, Old Town win

At Mansfield Stadium in Bangor on Saturday, Hermon used a four-run fourth to beat Houlton 4-3 and Old Town received a strong pitching performance from Kaleb Gifford to defeat Sebasticook 12-2 in mutual tourney openers.

In the day’s first two games, Bangor blanked Orono-Veazie 10-0 and Holbrook beat Brewer 15-7.

Hermon scored four runs in the top of the fourth on four hits after the first two batters struck out to begin the inning. Braeden Williams and Sam Azevedo each had two-run singles in the inning.

Tyler Beaton picked up the win, pitching four innings and allowing four runs, three unearned, on five hits and striking out seven. Nick Guerette pitched three hitless, scoreless innings to notch the save.

Houlton was led by Jacob Worthly and Sam Horton who each had an RBI single.

For Old Town, Gifford pitched six innings allowing only two runs, one earned, on two hits, while walking two and striking out 13. Old Town’s offense was led by Cole Daniel with two singles and an RBI, Nick Magoon with two singles and Kaleb Gifford’s double.

Ray Girroe had an RBI single for Sebasticook and Mike Massow chipped in with a single.

(Saturday’s Third Game)

Hermon 000 400 0 — 4 5 3

Houlton 021 000 0 — 3 5 1

Beaton, Guerette(5), and Farmer; Dee and Cowperthwaite

(Saturday’s Fourth Game)

Old Town 500 551 — 12 8 2

Sebasticook 011 000 — 2 2 9

Gifford and Daniel; Girror, Massow (1) and Southwick

Holbrook, Brewer post wins

At Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Holbrook’s Alex Maxsimic threw 3 2/3 innings of one-hit relief allowing no runs while striking out seven without a walk to pick up the win as Holbrook beat Hampden 15-6 in Sunday’s first game.

Brewer eliminated Orono-Veazie 18-6 in the second game.

Holbrook is now 2-0, Brewer is 1-1, Hampden is 0-1 and Orono-Veazie is 0-2.

Holbrook’s offense was paced by Maxsimic who had a triple, two singles and an RBI. Cole Bouchard chipped in with a double and two singles and Jackson Rhodes-Doyle had two singles and two RBIs. Danny Davis contributed with two singles and an RBI and Austin Pagnozzi tripled.

Jordan Dysart had two singles and two RBIs for Hampden.

In the second game, Brewer sent 12 batters to the plate, scoring eight runs on five hits in the bottom of the third innings to break open a 4-4 game.

Brewer was led by Matt Pushard with a double, two singles and two RBIs and Jacob Currier with three singles and two RBIs. Kyle St. Thomas added two singles and two RBIs, and John Mushlit had two singles and an RBI.

Orono’s Nate Reese doubled.

(Sunday’s First Game)

Holbrook 023 052 2 — 15 15 3

Hampden 410 000 1 — 6 4 7

Bouchard, Maxsimic (3), Slater (6) and Maxsimic, Rhodes-Doyle (3); Farrar, Campbell (5), Gilmore (5) and Dysart

(Sunday’s Second Game)

Orono-Veazie 004 20 — 6 2 7

Brewer 408 6x — 18 14 3

Palmeter, Campbell (4) and Farnham; Severance, Mushlit (5) and Friel

D3 baseball, 9-10

Sunday’s results

At Hampden, Hampden earned a berth in the championship round while Hermon will play on Tuesday against the winner of Monday’s game between Holbrook and Old Town. All games are at 5:30 p.m.

Holbrook 21, Sebasticook 8 (Sebasticook eliminated): Holbrook’s top hitters: Ben Spear, triple, single; Trevor Pearson, Adam Hoxie, and Andrew Kiley all had two hits; Sebasticook: Owen Williams and Nick Lovely each singled and scored.

Old Town 8, Houlton 7 (Houlton eliminated): Old Town’s top hitters: Ethan Hayes double, Chris Albert 2 RBIs; Houlton: Jason Collett, Will Austin, each singled and scored.

Hampden 17, Hermon 10: Hampden top hitters: Sam Economy triple, two singles; Jacob Peckham 3 singles; Michael Beaulieu double, also winning pitcher; Hermon: Chris Sherman triple, Adam Rush triple

Saturday’s results

Sebasticook 15, Glenburn 13: Sebasticook top hitters: Nick Lovely single, Owen Williams single, Andy Hopkins single; Glenburn top hitters: Blace Tomberlin triple, 2 singles; Issac Varner 3 singles; Connor Robbins double

Houlton 13 Bangor West 2: Houlton top hitters: Keegan Gentle 2 singles; Bangor West top hitters: Tristen Stewart double, Nick Bodreau Double, single

Hampden 11, Holbrook 0: Hampden top hitters: Sam Economy 2 singles; Jackson Thayer, 2 doubles; Kent Oliver single, double; Holbrook top hitters: Trevor Pearson single, Alec Gagnon single

Hermon 9 Old Town 7: Hermon top hitters: Chris Sherman double; Ryan Mailloux 2 singles; Old Town top hitters: Jayden Dana double; Tanner Evans 2 singles

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