BANGOR — Zach Ireland’s RBI single was one of only two hits by Coffee News of Bangor, but the defending state champion took advantage of seven walks, two hit batsmen and a pair of wild pitches to down Yankee Ford 3-2 in an American Legion tournament game Tuesday.

Ireland’s short single to right gave Coffee News a 1-0 lead in the third. Kobe Rogerson scored after walking, going to second on a wild pitch and to third on a groundout. Coffee News expanded the lead to 3-0 in the fourth when Zach Cowperthwaite and Rogerson drew walks, and Jacob Munroe was hit by a pitch to load the bases with two outs. Tyler Parke followed with yet another walk to score Cowperthwaite, with Munroe coming home on the second wild pitch.

Yankee Ford closed to within 3-2 in the seventh.

BESSEY MOTORS 3, COASTAL LANDSCAPE 1: Jonny Pruett held Coastal Landscape scoreless until the seventh inning, earning a complete-game victory as Bessey Motors won at Bangor.

Bessey Motors broke the scoreless tie with two runs in the third.


WINDHAM 8, SOUTH PORTLAND 1: Ryan Sargent clubbed a three-run homer during the top of the first inning at Deering Oaks in Portland, powering Windham to a semifinal win.

Windham plays Nova Seafood in the championship game at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Windham pitchers Chris Naylor, Bryce Afthim and Ben Childs combined to strike out nine.

NOVA SEAFOOD 4, BONNY EAGLE 3: TJ Liponis’ single into the shortstop hole sent Michael LeGage home with the go-ahead run as Nova Seafood scored four times in the bottom of the fifth for a semifinal win in Scarborough.

Bonny Eagle took a 3-0 first-inning lead behind run-scoring singles from Cam Phinney and Will Whyte.


MAINERS 7, NEW BEDFORD 6: Shane Marshall singled home Jake Alu in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Mainers (23-17) to a win over the Bay Sox (17-26) in Sanford.

NEWPORT 10, MAINERS 7: Stevie Mangrum tripled home two runs and scored on Logan Harvey’s double as the Gulls (21-22) scored four times in the top of the ninth to beat the Mainers (23-18) in Sanford.

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