SOUTH PORTLAND — Nate Ingalls pitched six innings and sparked a 15-hit attack with two triples and a single, leading Yankee Ford to a 10-2 win over Libby-Mitchell Post in the American Legion Zone 3 baseball playoffs Friday night.

Yankee Ford (18-1), the No. 1 seed, had six doubles and four triples. Alex Livingston’s two-run double highlighted a four-run outburst in the third inning that put Yankee Ford ahead for good.

Cam Brown and Gerek Brown each had three hits for Libby-Mitchell (7-13), which will face the Sebago Lakers in an elimination game on Saturday. The winner will play for a state tournament berth later in the day against the loser of the winners’ bracket game between Yankee Ford and Coastal Landscape, which will determine Zone 3’s top seed for the state tournament.

COASTAL LANDSCAPE 10, SEBAGO LAKERS 4: James Sinclair struck out seven over eight innings to lead Coastal Landscape (13-8) past the Sebago Lakers (10-9) in the American Legion Zone 3 playoffs in Portland.

Matthew LaPoint drove in two runs with a pair of hits, and Sinclair added two hits and an RBI.

Sebago’s Brady Grass, Roderick Maynard and Noah Scribner each finished with two hits.


NEW HAMPSHIRE 13, OLD ORCHARD BEACH 11: Ken Matsuzaka erased an 8-6 deficit with a grand slam in the seventh inning as the Wild rallied past the Surge at The Ballpark.

Jordyn Van Atta drove in three runs, and Chris Ray and Chris Allen each scored three runs for OOB, which finished with 17 hits.


AERO 2, ON TARGET 2: Hunter Boyce drove in the tying run in the seventh inning for On Target (10-6-1) against Aero (8-7-2) in a game called after eight innings because of darkness in South Portland.

Aero took a 2-0 lead in the third on a bases-loaded walk and an RBI single by Nick Bowie.

On Target’s Tyler Buckley had an RBI single in the bottom of the third. Buckley and Boyce each finished with two hits.

Reed Mszar paced Aero with two doubles.

EDGE 4, PATRIOT 2: Bailey Train hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to lead Edge (7-8-2) past Patriot (7-9) in Portland.

Walter Feeney struck out five in two innings of relief to earn the win. Edge rallied from a 2-0 deficit, tying the game in the sixth.

Abe Grainger led Patriot’s offense with three hits.