HERMON, Maine — The Bronco Little League all-stars scored four runs in the first inning en route to beating Hermon 5-1 in the District 3 Little League baseball championship game Monday in the ages 11-12 division.
Bronco advanced to the state tourney Friday in Biddeford when it will take on Waldo County
In the first, Bronco’s Sam Economy led off with a single. Ethan Quimby reached on an error and Jackson Thayer singled in Economy. Kent Oliver singled in Quimby and then Kergan Perkins cranked a two-run home run.
Quimby also slammed a solo homer for Bronco in the fifth.
Hermon scored its run in the top of the second. Nate Allain singled in Garrett Eldridge, who had reached on an error.
Wyatt Harriman pitched a complete game for Bronco Little League, striking out 11. Chris Sherman went the distance for Hermon, striking out five.
Hermon 010 000 — 1 4 1
Bronco 400 01x — 5 7 1
D1, 9-10 all-stars
Ellsworth 15, Acadians 4
Casey Carter and Julia Perconti combined on a five-inning no-hitter to lead the Downeast Family YMCA of Ellsworth by the Acadians in the championship game of the District 1 tourney for ages 9-10 on Saturday.
Carter struck out four in 2 ⅓ innings and Perconti fanned six in 2 ⅔ innings to help Ellsworth advance to Saturday’s state championship round in Waldoboro.
Both players also contributed offensively with Perconti recording a triple, single and two RBIs and Carter adding a double. Sara Shea chipped in with a single and two RBIs.
Acadians pitcher Olivia Gray struck out four.
Ellsworth 004 74 — 15 5 1
Acadians 004 00 — 4 0 2
D1, Junior all-stars
Calais 12, Acadia 4
At Calais, Calais bats hit the ball hard and often, taking advantage of opportunities to score and edging Acadia in an elimination-round game Monday.
Riley Russell pitched six innings, striking out two, walking just one and scattering six hits.
The Calais offense featured13 hits from eight different players. Drew Hayward, Matt Miller, and Kobey Gillespie, each singled. Alex Morrison doubled while Jacob Connick singled and tripled. Matt Perkins and Greg Mitchell each had three hits and three RBIs.
Acadia knotted the game at three in the third inning on hits by Stanley Grierson and Nick Stanley and a throwing error by Calais. While Calais answered with six runs of its own, the Acadians continued to pose a threat on a double from Alex Galeaz and single by Andrew Kennedy.
Calais 306 102 0 — 12 13
Acadia 102 000 1 — 4 7
Acadians improve to 10-3
At Blue Hill on Sunday, Nick Bagley’s walk-off double driving in Tony Bianco beat Penquis 3-2 and earned the Acadians their fifth victory in a row Sunday and a 10-3 record in the Zone 1 American Legion baseball standings.
The Acadians also beat Motor City 8-2 Friday night at Husson University in Bangor, topped Hampden 9-4 on Wednesday in Blue Hill and edged Brewer 2-1 on Monday in Bucksport.
On Sunday, Gage Feeney went eight innings striking out 16, giving up no earned runs and only three hits and two walks for the Acadians.
Joe Archambault doubled twice with an RBI to lead the Acadians offense. Tony Bianco and Conor Maguire each had two singles while Jon Phelps and Hank Vinall also singled.
Steven Hanscom pitched the top of the ninth inning and got the victory.
Ryan Rebar was the hard-luck losing pitcher, going eight innings, giving up two earned runs and striking out 11. Abe Simpson, Aron Smested and Casey Jordan each had singles.
On Friday, Maguire led the Acadians nine-hit attack with three hits including a double, four runs and two RBIs. Dylan Collins had a clutch double with two RBIs and Bianco, Phelps, Feeney and Vinall each had singles.
Tom Paola earned the victory for the Acadians, pitching 1 1/3 innings giving up two earned runs.
Batteries (Sunday): Rebar, Smested (9) and Graffam; Feeney, Hanscom (9) and Collin
Batteries (Friday): Hanscom, Paola (3), Maguire (5), Bianco (7) and Collin, Chipman (7); Neville, Spencer (6) and Young
Bangor 4, Brewer 1
At Husson University’s Winkin Complex in Bangor Sunday, Justin Courtney allowed only one run in eight innings to help Bangor improve to 11-2.
Courtney and Sam Huston each recorded two singles and an RBI to spark the Bangor offense. Andrew Hillier chipped in with two singles and Ben Crichton smacked an RBI double.
Brendan Moore singled twice for Brewer (6-6) while Kyle Alexander and Matt Pushard each added a single.
Brewer 100 000 000 — 1 4 0
Bangor 201 000 10x — 4 9 2
DeRedin, Williams (8) and Maxsimic; Courtney, Hillier (9) and Boyce
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