May 25, 2018
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Bronco, Old Town, Brewer open Junior League baseball tourney with victories


BANGOR — Bronco Little League of Hampden pounded out 15 hits in five innings, highlighted by a seven-run fourth inning, to beat Holbrook 14-0 in the District 3 Junior League all-star tourney opener Sunday at Mansfield Stadium.

In other games, Old Town beat Houlton 18-7 and Brewer doubled Sebasticook 10-5.

Casey Sudbeck sparked Bronco with an RBI double and single while Nick Lorenzo and Derek Gendreau each chipped in with two singles and two RBIs. Ryan Hoogterp also added two singles while Alex Applebee and Tyler Knights (RBI) each notching a double.

Applebee recorded the win, allowing only two hits and a walk with one strikeout.

Nate Smith and Zach Duncan each singled for Holbrook.

Br. (1-0) 002 75 — 14 15 1

Hol. (0-1) 000 00 — 0 2 3

Applebee and Greener, Maggliozzi (4); Cunningham, Dempsey (4), Bean (5) and Williamson, Duncan (5)

Old Town 18, Houlton 7

Hunter Brasslett’s RBI single and Brenden Gasaway’s two-run single in the third sparked the Old Town rally and put OT in front for good.

Alex Blackie notched three singles and an RBI for Old Town while Gasaway added two singles and three RBIs. Nick Avery contributed two singles and four RBIs.

Ryder Graham doubled and drove in two runs for Houlton while Dillan Buzzell and Nick Hagan each added two singles and an RBI.

OT (1-0) 113 535 — 18 9 1

Ho. (0-1) 031 030 — 7 10 7

Arnold, Dubay (2), Robertson (4), Brasslett (5), Brown (6) and Blackie; Buzzell, Bailey (4), Perfitt (5), Phillips (5) and Hagan

Brewer 10, Sebasticook 5

Brewer scored five runs on two hits in the fifth, aided by three Sebasticook errors in the inning, to break open a 5-2 game.

Joe Cyr singled twice and drove in a run for Brewer and Cody Rice singled twice for Sebasticook.

Br. (1-0) 200 350 0 — 10 5 1

Se. (0-1) 002 003 — 5 5 5

McLaughlin, Andrews (5), Harris (6), Rogerson (6) and Crockett, Cyr (6); Rice, Smestad (2), Ramsdell (5) and Hartsgrove

D1, 11-12 all-stars

Bucksport 18, Machias 7

At Machias, Bucksport rallied for 12 runs in the top of the seventh to earn the win.

Christian Hurd sparked the winners with a triple and single.

Kyle Anderson paced Machias with a two-run home run and single while Zain Fitzsimmons added two doubles, a single and three RBIs.

Bu. 013 102 (12) — 18

Ma. 201 102 1 — 7

Grindle, Coose (4), Soper 5) and Robichaud; Fitzsimmons, Anderson (6), Lobley (7) and Feeney

Calais 10, Moosabec 8

Sebastian Moore struck out 11 batters to help Calais earn the victory.

Don Soctomah doubled for Calais, which stole 15 bases.

Alvin Beal doubled for Moosabec

Ca. 360 100 — 10

Mo. 250 010 — 8

Moore, Newsome (5); Pinkham, Crowley (2), Reynolds (2)

Coastal 14, Acadian 11

At Bar Harbor, Coastal of Blue Hill rallied for five runs in the top of the sixth to earn the victory in the mutual opener.

Parker Allen’s bases-loaded single plated three runs to highlight the inning while Caden Mattson added an RBI single and Vanessa Sherwood slammed an RBI triple.

Tobey Snow sparked Coastal with a three-run home run and RBI double. Mattson chipped in with three singles and three RBIs while Memphis Parker added three singles and an RBI and Sherwood also singled.

Erik Merchant smacked a three-run home run for Acadian and also had a two-run double and two singles. Nick Corson chipped in with a two-run single and RBI single. Logan Beckwith added an RBI double.

Coastal will host Bucksport Tuesday night, Acadian will travel to Machias and Calais will visit Ellsworth.

Coastal 106 025 — 14 12 0

Acadian 262 001 — 11 13 5

Parker, A. Snow (3), Allen (6) and Mattson, T.Snow (4); Nicholson, Mitchell (3), Rich (5), Abbott (6) and Duley

D3, 9-10 all-stars

Four advance to semifinals

At Kedderis Field in Millinocket, Holbrook, Sebasticook, Bangor West and Hermon advanced to the winners’ bracket semifinals with victories during the opening weekend of the District 3 9 and 10-year old baseball tournament.

Holbrook 9, Houlton 8

In Sunday’s first game, Jon Pangburn scored the game-winning run on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the sixth as Holbrook scored twice in the inning to walk off with the victory, its second of the tournament.

Aaron Newcomb singled and doubled to pace the winners while Jordan Moulton added a double.

Silas Graham and Jed Gilpatrick each singled twice to lead Houlton.

Houlton (0-1) 111 113 — 8 8 3

Holbrook (2-0) 340 002 — 9 4 4

Moody, Graham (2), Hodgkins (6) and I. Gentle; Seymour, Pangburn (3) and Torrey

Sebasticook 8, Old Town 3

In Sunday’s second game, Carter Rice limited Old Town to just one run as he pitched into the fifth inning while he and two relievers combined on a three-hitter to lead Sebasticook.

Dylan Bickford had two triples to lead Sebasticook’s offense, and Jakob Noyes singled twice. Isaac Hayes had two singles for Old Town

Seb. (1-0) 212 300 — 8 7 3

OT (1-1) 100 002 — 3 3 5

Rice, Hawthorne (5), Hartsgrove (6) and Hartsgrove, Bickford (3); Hayes, Betters (4) and Cota.

Bangor West/Glenburn 12, Orrington 8

In Sunday’s third game, Bangor West/Glenburn rallied for an early 3-0 deficit and scored five times in the bottom of the fourth to snap a 4-4 deadlock before holding off a late comeback bid by Orrington.

Jack Perron singled and doubled for the winners while Gavin Young doubled. Sam Blanchard and Cameron Legassie each singled four times for Orrington with Dominic Granda collecting two singles.

Orr. (1-1) 201 104 — 8 12 4

BW/G (1-0) 004 53x — 12 8 3

Blanchard, Mitchell (4), Legassie (5) and Levansalor; Perron, Hand (5) and Young

Hermon 20, Brewer 4

In Sunday’s fourth game, Hermon unleashed a 13-hit attack and scored a dozen runs in the bottom of the third to break the game open en route to the win.

Wyatt Gogan belted out four hits, including a two-run home run, two doubles and a single to lead the victors. Alex Taylor had two singles and a double while Brayden Caron singled and doubled. Parker Foley added a double for Hermon.

Michael Desjardins singled to lead Brewer.

Br. (0-1) 210 1 — 4 1 3

He. (2-0) 44(12) x — 20 13 1

Lawrence, Desjardins (3) and Lord; Caron, Scripture and Gogan, Taylor (4)

Holbrook 14, Lincoln 1

In Saturday’s first game, Holbrook opened the District 3 tournament with the win after scoring five times during the top of the first and never looking back. Maddox Torrey singled and tripled to pace Holbrook with Rowan Valley collecting a single and double.

Thomas Ireland doubled to lead Lincoln.

Ho. (1-0) 504 5 — 14 7 1

Li. (0-1) 001 0 — 1 2 8

Newcomb, Pangburn (3), Valley (4) and Torrey; Sutherland, C. Smith (4), Ireland (4) and Hainer

Old Town 10, Bronco 0

In Saturday’s second game, Old Town pitcher Matt Seymour tossed a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts while offensively his team supported him with five first-inning runs, including a two-run home run by Noah Thibodeau, to earn the win.

Aidan Rand singled three times for the winners, and Thibodeau added a double. Micah Betters singled and doubled while Isaac Hayes singled twice. Tyler Smith collected a double to lead Bronco.

OT (1-0) 502 03 — 10 12 0

Br. (0-1) 000 00 — 0 2 4

Seymour and Cota; Polo, T. Smith (3) and Delahanty, Polo (4)

Orrington 9, Bangor East 7

In Saturday’s third game, Orrington jumped out to a 7-0 lead and survived a late comeback attempt that saw Bangor East put the potential winning run on base during the bottom of the sixth.

Cameron Legassie’s single and triple powered Orrington. Cooper Khoury singled three times to pace Bangor East with Keegan Cyr and Aidan Giles each collecting a pair of base hits.

Or. (1-0) 304 020 — 9 7 2

BE (0-1) 002 203 — 7 13 2

Chaffee, Long (5) and Levansalor; Missbrenner, Hirsch (4) and Khoury

Hermon 10, Millinocket 0

In Saturday’s final game, Hermon broke a scoreless tie with a pair of second-inning runs en route to a 10-0 victory over host Millinocket. Alex Taylor’s two singles led the winning effort while Jack Mailloux added a double. Tyrone Davis doubled to lead Millinocket.

Mi. (0-1) 000 00 — 0 4 2

He. (1-0) 023 14 — 10 5 0

Sanders, Davis (3), Hakes (5) and Shearer; Be. Caron, Br. Caron (5) and Gogan, Taylor (4)


D3, 9-10 all-stars

Bronco 15, Bangor/Glenburn 10

At Hampden on Sunday, tourney host Bronco Little League beat Bangor-Glenburn in the championship round to force an if-necessary game between the two teams in the double-elimination tourney at 6 p.m. Monday.

Sara Economy and Hannah Dinardo each notched two singles and scored two runs apiece to spark the winners. Jenna Lyford added a single and a run. Winning pitcher McKayla Poulin struck out eight.

Lily Smith and Kelly Dicarlo each notched a single and double for Bangor/Glenburn with Smith scoring three runs and Dicarlo one. Rae Barron added a single and run.

Bronco LL advanced by beating Lincoln 12-11 on Saturday behind Economy’s triple, single and two runs.

Lyford added a double, single and a run while Maya Brown had a single and run. Megan Deans was the winning pitcher.

Kayl Duhaime recorded a triple, double, single and three runs to spark Lincoln. Adria McLaughlin chipped in with three singles, a double and two runs while Bryn Weatherbee added two singles and three runs.

D3, 11-12 all-stars

Hermon 6, Hampden 5

At Houlton on Friday , Olivia Albert recorded the pitching victory and aided her own cause with a single, double and triple to help Hermon edge Hampden in the District 3 Little League softball all-star championship game for ages 11-12.

Hampden rallied with four runs in the top of the sixth to tie the game at 5-5, but Albert responded for Hermon in the bottom of the sixth when she slammed the ball off the outfield fence for the game-winning RBI double.

Megan Chamberlain and Breanne Oakes each added a double for the winners.

Emilee Ouellette paced Hampden with a triple and single while Molly McCluskey and Maggie Coutts each added a single.

How to report games

Youth league baseball and softball coaches can report games to the BDN by emailing us at:

We ask for highlights and stats for top players for both teams, with first and last names of the players.

Games should be reported the day they are played.

Coaches may also include a linescore which should include score by innings, total runs, hits and errors as well as pitchers and catchers.

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