ROCHESTER, N.H. — The Portland Babe Ruth All-Stars were eliminated from the New England Regional for 13- to-15-year-old players Friday, falling 3-1 to North Providence/Smithfield, Rhode Island, in the semifinals.

Portland took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning when Chris Cimino scored on a Caden Horton sacrifice fly.

North Providence/Smithfield moved in front with a pair of unearned runs in the sixth and another in the seventh.

Starter Chris Naylor of Portland threw 31/3 shutout innings. Garon Kelly suffered the loss, allowing two unearned runs in 21/3 innings.


COASTAL LANDSCAPING 10, WELLS 3: Jack Lynch had four hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in a run to lead Coastal Landscaping of Portland past Wells in an elimination game at the state tournament in Bangor.

Logan McCarthy also had four hits, with a double and three RBI, and Dylan Francoeur added a pair of hits as Coastal Landscaping took a 5-0 lead after two innings.

Tyler Bridge paced Wells with a double and a single, driving in two runs.

YANKEE FORD 12, WELLS 2: Yankee Ford of South Portland sent 12 batters to the plate and scored eight runs in the sixth inning to beat Wells in seven innings in a winners’ bracket game Thursday night at Bangor.


THIRSTY TURF 4, HARTT TRANSPORTATION 3: Andrew DeGeorge hit a two-run walk-off double, driving in Luke Knowles and Chris Cimino to lead top-seeded Thirsty Turf of Portland over fourth-seeded Hartt Transportation of Hampden in the state tournament at Waterville.

Adam Rush hit a two-run double to pace a three-run sixth as Hartt Transportation took a 3-1 lead.

DeGeorge finished with three hits and Knowles added a pair.

Starter Nick Thompson of Thirsty Turf went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits. Ryan Breece picked up the win.

Yankee Ford of Cape Elizabeth forfeited its game against Skowhegan because of an inadequate amount of eligible players.


NORTH ADAMS 2, SANFORD 1: Michael Gulino led off the fourth inning with a home run and Dillon Paulson later scored on a Ryan Schlach sacrifice fly as the SteepleCats (17-24) beat the Mainers (17-25) at Sanford.

Shane Hughes hit a leadoff single for Sanford in the ninth, advanced to third on a Jimmy Kerr double and scored on Riley Pittman’s groundout, but the Mainers left the bases loaded.


EDGE ACADEMY 5, PATRIOT INSURANCE 0: Bailey Train went 3 for 4, including a first-inning solo homer, and drove in a pair of runs as Edge Academy (10-9) shut out Patriot Insurance (12-8) at Cumberland.

Alex Curtis added a three-run homer in the fourth and finished 2 for 4 for Edge. Alex Manning and Kyle Fletcher each added two hits.


OLD ORCHARD BEACH 9, PUERTO RICO 3: The Surge (19-15) opened a 4-0 first-inning lead, paced by a Kyle Schade RBI double, and handled the Islanders (12-22) at Old Orchard Beach.

Sebastian Diaz and James Simpson had three hits apiece, and Jake Walters added a two-run homer as Old Orchard picked up its fourth straight victory.