At Caribou, the Shiretowners scored three times in the sixth and twice in the seventh to squelch a Viking rally.
Jimmy Fitzpatrick hit a two-run homer, a triple and a single to power Houlton, and Gage Hunt added three singles. Kole Buzzeo went five innings to earn the win, while Isiah Straubel pitched the last two for the save.
Dean Walker led Caribou, which had rallied to tie the game 7-7 after five innings, with a single and a double. Chad Caverhill suffered the loss.
Houlton 205 003 2 — 12
Caribou 100 420 0 — 7
Buzzeo, Straubel (6) and Drew; Sadler, Caverhill (5) and Selander