BANGOR, Maine — Brewer beat Holbrook 7-3 and Bronco defeated Old Town 19-6 in the opening round of the District 3 Senior League all-star baseball tourney Thursday night at Mansfield Stadium.
Brewer will next take on Bangor at 5 p.m. Friday while Holbrook will battle Old Town in the next game at 7:30 p.m.
Bronco of Hampden/Hermon awaits the Bangor-Brewer winner for a Saturday matchup at noon.
In Thursday night’s first game, Alex Brooks’ RBI double highlighted Brewer’s four-run fifth inning to rally from a one-run deficit en route to the win.
Logan Rogerson earned the pitching win with two shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out two.
Jack Corey sparked Brewer with three singles and an RBI while Jon Wheaton added a double and single.
Tyler Williams doubled for Holbrook.
In the nightcap, Eric Hoogterp recorded three singles and three RBIs and Cam Scott added a double and five RBIs to highlight Bronco’s 12-hit attack. Jordan Dysart chipped in with a double and single and Matt Leach added three singles.
T.J. Crawford notched an RBI single for Old Town.
The champion of the D3 tourney advances to the Senior League World Series which begins in Bangor on Sunday, Aug. 10.
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Ho. 000 300 0 — 3 5 2
Brooks, Rogerson (4), Pushard (6) and Friel; Williams, Bailey (6), Bouchard (7) and Maxsimic
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Guerette, Beaton (3), Hoogterp (5), Leach (5) and Farmer; Ouellette, Gifford (4), Smith (5), Crawford (6), Ketch (7) and Daniel
At Kedderis Field in Millinocket, Bronco Little League pitcherTyler Smith fired a no-hitter, striking out eight and walking none to lead his team to by Bangor West in an elimination-round contest in the District 3 9 and 10-year old all-star tourney.
Smith allowed just one base runner in the contest on a first-inning error and needed just 68 pitches to complete six innings.
Jacob Lorenzo tripled twice and singled to lead Bronco of Hampden’s 11-hit attack. Kemeron Hale singled three times for the winners with Max Polo and Jagger Thayer each adding a double.
Bronco will take on Holbrook in an elimination game at 5 p.m. Friday. The winner advances to the championship round at 5 p.m Sunday against Hermon.
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BW (2-2) 000 000 — 0 0 2
Smith and Polo, Delahanty (4); Stevens, Butterfield (4) and Young
At Hermon, Scarborough beat Hermon 12-2 in a winners bracket showdown while Shaker Valley of Waterboro/Limerick downed Ellsworth 6-1 in an elimination-round contest during the Little League state softball tourney for ages 11-12 Thursday.
Scarborough (3-0) is the only remaining unbeaten team and advanced to the championship round at 11 a.m. Saturday against the winner of Friday’s 6 p.m. elimination game between Hermon (1-1) and Shaker Valley (2-1).
A win over Scarborough on Saturday would force an if-necessary game in the double-elimination tourney at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Winning pitcher Mia Kelley held Hermon to four hits in five innings while walking one and striking out three to spark the Scarborough all-stars.
Kelley also helped her cause with a double, single and two RBIs. Madison Blanche chipped in with two singles and two RBIs.
Breanne Oakes notched an RBI single for Hermon while Olivia Albert, Rachel Balmas and Madison Brown each chipped in with a single.
Pitcher Grace Tutt paced Shaker Valley as she held Ellsworth to four hits and struck out 14. She contributed on offense as well with a double and RBI. Hannah Collins and Karlee Wescott each chipped in with two singles and two RBIs and Zoey DeAngelis added a double.
Hannah Hanscom singled twice and drove in a run for Ellsworth while Mackenzie Chipman and Rachelle Swanson each added a single. Chipman struck out nine batters.
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SV 120 03x — 6 6 0
Chipman and Montigny; Tutt and Bean
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Sc. 110 46 — 12 6 2
Oakes, Albert (5) and Brown; Kelley and Michelson
At Bar Harbor, Casey Carter threw a four-inning no-hitter to lift Ellsworth by Acadian in the mutual District 1 tourney opener.
Carter struck out nine and contributed offensively with an RBI single. Julia Perconti chipped in with an RBI triple and single and Kaylee Morey added an RBI single.
Ellsworth put the game away with a six-run fourth inning, highlighted by Carter’s RBI single and Perconti’s RBI triple.
Acadian pitcher Olivia Gray struck out nine batters.
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Ac. 100 0 — 1 0 1
O. Carter and Shea; Gray and E. Carter
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