HAMDPEN — Nick Lorenzo cranked a two-run home run in Bronco Little League’s three-run third inning en route to a 5-2 all-star baseball victory over Bangor East in the District 3 tourney for ages 11-12 Monday.
Bronco advanced to Tuesday’s championship game at 5:30 p.m. at Brewer, which defeated Hermon 5-4 in the other semifinal.
Evan Thomas chipped in with with a single, double and RBI for Bronco while Derek Gendreau added a single and double. Wyatt Harriman added two singles and also notched the win on the mound, allowing just two hits in 5 1/3 innings while striking out six. Lorenzo got the next two outs, striking out one.
Noah Missbrenner and Gabe Coffey each singled for Bangor East.
Bangor East 000 002 — 2
Bronco LL 103 10x — 5
Cowperthwaite, Missbrenner (4), Crichton (6); Harriman, Lorenzo (6)
At Glenburn, winning pitcher Ben Spear aided his own cause with a double and triple to help Holbrook capture the District 3 title.
Bronco LL beat Holbrook in the first game of the championship round 6-1, but Holbrook captured the second, 6-4 to win the title, finishing with a 3-1 record while Bronco finished at 3-2.
Max Chadwick earned a save for Holbrook. Jack Slater chipped in with a double while Alec Gagnon, Josh Birch, Quinn Mitchell and Jacob Chapman each added a single.
For Bronco, Jack Thayer doubled and Alex Mahoney and Derek Cunningham each added a single.
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