BANGOR – Brad Burns drove in two runs and scored twice as Grand Rapids, Mich., handed Hampden its first loss of the Senior League Baseball World Series, beating the host team 8-5 Monday at Mansfield Stadium.

Grand Rapids scored in each of the first four innings while building an 8-1 lead.

Burns walked and scored in the first inning and hit a two-run single in the second.

In the fourth, Grand Rapids got three runs without hit, aided by four walks, an error, two passed balls and a hit batsman.

Matt Martin hit a two-run single for Hampden, and Matt Palmer drove in two runs with a double and a sacrifice fly.

Cody Varney went 3 for 4.


GUATEMALA CITY 10, MONTREAL 0: Emilio Seijas, Carlos Martinez and Ricardo Alvarado combined on a no-hitter as the Latin American champ-ions beat Notre-Dame-de-Grace of Montreal.

Seijas struck out seven and walked two in 5 2/3 innings.

Martinez retired the only batter he faced, and Alvarado pitched the final inning.


LEMON GROVE, CALIF. 15, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND 2: James Kelly’s two-run double highlighted a nine-run third inning as the West Regional champions rolled to a five-inning victory.

Jack Mercer and Ray Peterson also had two-run doubles for Lemon Grove, which improved to 2-0 in pool play.


HOUSTON 15, EMILIA, ITALY 3: Houston scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to secure a five-inning win and remain undefeated.

Chris Simon and Phillip James each had an RBI single and Luke Dworak doubled home two runs during the big inning.