Thursday, December 12, 2013
From staff reports
KENNEBUNK - Taylor Landry struck out six in a perfect game Saturday as Kennebunk beat Staples Crossing 8-0 in the second game of an American Legion baseball doubleheader.
Staples Crossing won the opener, 5-2.
Ned Richards and Colby Donovan each drove in two runs for Kennebunk (7-5) in the second game.
Kyle Markham pitched a four-hitter, and Conor McFarland and Ryan Lemire each had two hits in the opener for Staples Crossing (4-8). Richards homered for Kennebunk.
SACO & BIDDEFORD SAVINGS OF BIDDEFORD SWEEPS SACO BAY PHYSICAL THERAPY: Matt Cote singled in two runs in the second inning and another in the third as Saco & Biddeford Savings (9-3) opened an early 5-0 lead en route to a 5-1 victory over Saco Bay PT (6-6) in the first game of a doubleheader at Biddeford.
Patrick Wilson drove home three runs with a pair of first-inning singles to stake SBS to a 9-1 lead in the first inning of its 15-3 five-inning win in the second game. Bryan Gelinas also had a two-run single in the first. Taylor Reuillard added a home run during SBS' four-run third.
FALMOUTH SWEEPS YARMOUTH: Spencer Couch tossed a five-hitter in the opener and Nick Spencer pitched a three-hitter in the second game as Falmouth (7-3) took 4-3 and 4-1 wins playing as the home team at Yarmouth (7-5).
Andrew Emple's two-run double helped Falmouth score four and take a 4-1 lead in the third inning of the opener.
Addison Foltmer started the scoring with a two-run homer in the fourth of the second game.
MASSABESIC SWEEPS BONANZA: Corey Mongiat pitched a two-hitter in the opener and Brian Wardwell tossed a one-hitter in the second game as Massabesic (8-4) took 10-0 and 11-1 five-innings wins over Bonanza of Sanford (1-11) at Waterboro.
Mongiat struck out five and walked none. Wardwell fanned six and walked four.
Jake Pelchat and Casey Nava each drove in two in the opener.
CUMBERLAND SWEEPS LIBBY-MITCHELL: Bailey Train drove home three runs in each game as Cumberland (7-4) posted 8-5 and 10-0 victories over Libby-Mitchell (4-7) in Cumberland.
Train's three-run homer over the left-field scoreboard keyed a four-run sixth inning that gave Cumberland the 8-5 lead in the opener. Train also laced two doubles in the game and scored four times. Michael McDevitt pitched four hitless innings of relief for the win.
Pete Stauber pitched a five-inning two-hitter in the second game, striking out six. Train and Will Bryant each had three hits and three RBI in the game.
SACO & BIDDEFORD SAVINGS SWEEPS MOODY'S: Joseph Quinlan and Kyle Heath scored first inning runs as SBS (7-3), from Westbrook, struck quickly en route to a 3-0 second-game victory and a sweep of Moody's (6-6) in Gorham.
Zack Bean scored four runs on four hits to lead SBS to a 17-2 five-inning win in the first game.
SMITH-TOBEY SWEEPS MECHANIC FALLS: Zach Groat had three hits, including a homer, in the second game to help Smith-Tobey complete a doubleheader sweep in Poland.
Smith-Tobey scored three times in the top of the seventh to win the first game 4-3, then two times in the seventh to win the second game, 11-10.
NOBLE, FAYETTE-STAPLES SPLIT: Brandan Reil singled home Grayson Waterman, then scored on an infield grounder as Noble won the opener 2-1 at Saco on Corey Haliday's four-hitter.
Brandon Briggs of Fayette-Staples (9-3) had a no-hitter in the second game, 11-1, in five innings.
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