Zachary Bouchard recorded the win for 9-2 Stearns from the pitcher’s mound in a 6-1 victory at Piscataquis Community High School. He allowed one run over seven innings, struck out three, walked four and gave up four hits.
Stearns never trailed after scoring two runs in the second on two passed balls. Stearns increased its lead with three runs in the fifth. Dylan Martin’s single started a scoring rally, bringing home Jordan Morrow and Tanner Carrier. That was followed up by Bouchard’s single, driving in Kasey McVey.
The 2-11 PCHS Pirates scored their only run of the game on a sacrifice fly by Paul Johnston in the third inning.
Stearns 020 130 0 — 6 12 1
PCHS 001 000 0 — 1 4 2