SOUTH PORTLAND — Ethan Davidson and D.J. Croy each collected four hits as Bessey Motors rolled to a 21-3 victory against Gardiner to remain alive Thursday in the double-elimination American Legion baseball state tournament at the Wainwright Sports Complex.

Bessey Motors, made up of players primarily from Oxford Hills High, batted around three times in a game stopped at the end of seven innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Croy knocked in four runs with three singles and a triple, and Travis Linehan hit a double and a single to drive in three runs.

 

GAYTON POST 12, BREWER 2: Alex Wong scattered four hits to keep Gayton Post in the winners’ bracket.

 

AUGUSTA 19, FAYETTE-STAPLES 9: Luke Duncklee drove in six runs with two singles and a double as Augusta eliminated Fayette-Staples in a seven-inning game.

Jason Burns and Cory Clark, who singled three times, each drove in three runs for Augusta.

For Fayette-Staples, made up primarily of players from Thornton Academy, Steve Trask knocked in three runs with three doubles. Sam Butts added three singles.

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SEACOAST LAW & TITLE 15, BRISTOL SEAFOOD 5: Keenan Lowe drove in five runs and was the winning pitcher as Seacoast Law & Title won in six innings in the deciding game of a best-of-three quarterfinal series at Westbrook.

Seacoast advanced to the double-elimination championship tournament that begins Saturday.

Lowe helped Seacoast force the mercy rule with a three-run homer in the sixth inning.

Lowe struck out six and allowed seven hits, including a two-run homer to Luke Boyle in the fourth.

 

YARMOUTH 7, GRAY-NEW GLOUCESTER 3: Bryce Snyder pitched five strong innings of relief and Yarmouth won at home in the third game of a best-of-three quarterfinal series.

After relieving Caleb Uhl with runners on second and third and no outs in the third inning, Snyder struck out the side and scattered three hits the rest of the way. He also had two hits.

Yarmouth scored six runs in the fourth with Max Grimm hitting a two-run double and Mark Brown doubling home a run.

Pat Robinson had an RBI double for Gray-New Gloucester.