WINDHAM – Windham beat visiting Thornton Academy 7-4 Tuesday afternoon, the sixth-straight win for the Eagles, who are now 6-1. Thornton falls to 2-5 on the season.

Windham’s Shawn Francoeur pitched six innings for the win, with Jeff Francoeur getting the save. Thornton’s Jeff Gelinas took the loss for the Trojans, who outhit the Eagles 12-6 but committed two errors.

Windham was set to host South Portland on Wednesday, after the Lakes Region Weekly’s deadline, before going to Kennebunk at 4 p.m. on Friday.

Starting pitcher Jeff Gelinas delivers a pitch for Thornton Academy in the second inning.
Windham starting pitcher Shawn Francoeur delivers a pitch during the second inning.
Windham’s leadoff batter, Zach Conley, takes advantage of a bobble by the TA catcher to steal third with an aggressive, head-first slide.
Jack Herzig drives in Windham’s first run with a sharp hit back to the pitcher, who came home with the throw, too late to get Zach Conley racing in from third.
TA second baseman Alex Fallon puts an end to Windham’s big, four-run, fourth inning by simply keeping a routine ground ball routine, 4-3, for the third out.
Thornton Academy’s Alex Fallon drops the ball into short right field to drive in a run and make the score 4-3 in the fourth inning.
Windham right fielder Calvin Field makes a great effort, but can’t get to a little bloop single that falls just inside the foul line.


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