At Houlton, the seventh-seeded Lynx scored four unearned runs in the fifth inning via three errors and two walks as they knocked off the No. 2 Shiretowners.
Chase Vicaire allowed six hits and two runs (one earned) with seven strikeouts and three walks in 6 2/3 innings for Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln (12-6). Mike Gerrish singled for the Lynx’s only hit.
Hunter Hanning was the hard-luck loser for Houlton (10-5) as he pitched a one-hitter with eight strikeouts and four walks. Jake Drew singled twice for the Shires, who had the potential tying run at second with two out in the seventh.
Trysten Pelkey came on to record a strikeout to preserve the win for MA.