SOUTH PORTLAND — Griffin Kelley scattered seven hits and struck out three Friday to lead South Portland to a 4-3 victory against Gray-New Gloucester in a Junior Legion baseball game.

South Portland (14-3) broke a 3-3 tie against Gray-New Gloucester (7-10) in the third inning when Drew Abramson walked, advanced to third on a stolen base and a passed ball, then scored on a fielder’s choice by Bayley Welsh.

LIBBY-MITCHELL 6, LYMAN 5: Marshall Peterson hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning and also earned the win with two shutout innings of relief as Libby-Mitchell (5-12) edged Lyman (6-10) at Scarborough.

Keith Dorr had three hits, including a home run and a triple, and drove in three runs for Lyman.

WELLS 5, FAYETTE-STAPLES 2: Nick Cousins allowed one hit through five innings and Liam Bell had a pair of hits for Wells (14-3), which totaled five runs in the first three innings and held off Fayette-Staples (5-10) at Saco.

BRUNO’S 5, A.T. HUTCHINS 4: Charles Bernard led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a single and scored on a single by Zach Thornton to lift Bruno’s (12-4) over A.T. Hutchins (6-9) at Portland.

Bernard was also the winning pitcher, striking out five without allowing an earned run over three innings of relief.


FALMOUTH 15, AUBURN SUBURBAN 4: Alex Smith had three hits and was the winning pitcher, and Nate Rogers added two hits and three RBI as Falmouth collected 16 hits and won in five innings in the opening game of the 11-12 state tournament at Biddeford.

Brady Douglas, Michael Simonds and Josh LeFevre homered and had two hits apiece for Falmouth, which will face Saco at 10 a.m. Saturday.


AERO HEATING 8, LENDERS NETWORK 1: Corey Mongiat and Alex Tobey combined to strike out 22 batters while pitching a six-hitter for Aero Heating (6-6) against Lenders Network (3-9) at Portland.

Zack Horton had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for Aero, which took a 6-0 lead with a four-run third inning.

Lenders Network got its run in the eighth on a home run by Tyler Flaherty, who finished with two hits.

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