At Belfast, Damion Benner struck out seven batters over six innings and Asa Lewis pitched a scoreless seventh with two strikeouts as Belfast topped Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield.
Benner also had three singles to lead the Lions’ 12-hit attack, while Lucas Clark tripled and singled and Drew Stanley singled twice.
MCI (0-1) 100 002 0-3 5 3
Belfast (1-0) 140 231 x-11 12 3
Watrous, Duplisea (4), Morrison (6) and Tolman; Benner, Lewis (7) and Clark