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2012 Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival

Craftsman Steve Cayard works on a canoe at the 18th annual Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival.

Cathy and Bill Shamel started the folk art festival at Grand Lake Stream eighteen years ago.

(Grand Lake Stream ME)  The 18th annual Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival opened on Saturday under sunny skies.  The festival continued on Sunday.

This festival is the brainchild of Bill and Cathy Shamel and they still are prominent in organizing the very popular yearly event.  Both are skilled craftsmen in their own right.  Bill builds canoes and Cathy makes fabric wall art and pillows.

Bill explained to me on Saturday that his role was a minor one in starting the festival compared to his wife’s role.  “She had been involved in craft shows for many years and when we moved to Grand Lake Stream she decided to bring a folk art festival here.”

The remoteness of Grand Lake Stream was an initial drawback but positive word-of-mouth has made the weekend event an annual must-see.

Karen Cornell spins wool.

Folks come from long distance to present, peruse, and purchase.  On hand they find not only quality items but also craftsmen demonstrating their skills.

They will also find engaging music in a separate tent set up for continuous musical performances.  There were benches but many people brought their own seats and left them in the tent.  While the next group of performers set up, many in the audience drifted back to the exhibits or the food tent.

Two words describe the three musical performances on Saturday that I attended – “excellent” and “diverse.”

The first performers were the UMM Ukulele Band led by Gene Nichols (music instructor at University of Maine Machias).  Almost all of the participants had ukuleles of various shapes and sizes and they had a happy time singing/playing familiar tunes.

Gene had the talent to play a variety of instruments.  In his group’s brief set, he entertained with the electric ukulele, tuba, and saw.

The next group I heard was the Mark Tipton Jazz Quartet.  This foursome was highly professional.  Mark is a truly amazing trumpet player and the men on the keyboard, bass, and drums were also excellent.

As a youngster, Mark played the violin but switched to the trumpet at age nine.  He may well have been the best trumpet player I’ve ever heard.

Jim Gallant

The last act I listened to was Jim Gallant.  The gentleman from New Gloucester was my favorite.  Jim could play a mean guitar and sing.  His music was familiar to me and his guitar-playing skills were top notch.

Jim was a familiar face to many in the audience having appeared at all of the Grand Lake Stream festivals except the first one.

I highly recommend a visit to a future Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival.  The combination of artists, craftsmen, and musicians is certain to appeal to almost everyone.

Click on this link to see the festival’s website.

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UMM ukulele band

festival signs

Gene Nichols

canine spectator

young spectator

stringed instrument

Mark Tipton

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Joey Polewarczyk wins 39th annual TD Bank 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway

Austin Theriault (3rd), Joey Polewarczyk (1st), Jeff Taylor (3rd)

Joey Polewarczyk – led for 204 laps

(Oxford ME) Joey Polewarczyk won the 39th annual TD Bank 250 held at sunny Oxford Plains Speedway on Sunday evening.

The 23-year-old from Hudson NH led for the first 135 laps and the last 69 laps to earn $25,000 for the victory and $20,500 for leading on 204 laps.  Nice payday for the first-time 250 winner.

This year’s race had only three cautions and none for collisions.  The wide-open conditions provided few chances for competitors to get close to Car #97.

Jeff Taylor finished second, five car lengths back.

Eighteen-year-old Austin Theriault from Fort Kent (ME) finished third for the second year in a row.  Joey Polewarczyk is engaged to Austin’s sister Brittany.

Track owner Bill Ryan brought in celebrity driver Trevor Bayne the 21-year-old winner of the Dayton 500 this year.  In the TD Bank 250 Travis finished a distant 31st some four laps off the pace.

Eddie MacDonald – 2-time winner interviewed before the race

Eddie MacDonald of Rowley (MA) was back as two-time champ in 2009 & 2010.  In this race he was in second for much of the first 100 laps but faded back to 9th.  Eddie had raced in Columbus, Ohio the day before and arrived in Maine in the early AM’s for the race.

I discovered the rooftop above the media rooms as an excellent place to watch the race.  The view was better and there was a cooling breeze.

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Start of the race – Joey on pole outside, Austin 3rd outside, Jeff 4th inside

Eddie MacDonald (17) and Travis Stearns (85)

Joey Polewarczyk nears finish with Jeff Taylor second

Joey Polewarczyk celebrates

Jeff Taylor

water bath

pre-race lineup

Trevor Bayne (Daytona 500 winner) beside his car

crowd salutes the drivers

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Central Maine still undefeated after 12-2 win over Somerset in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old state tournament

Central Maine pitcher Ben Smith is all smiles after pitching a 5-inning three hitter against Somerset.

Central Maine will try to win another title on Sunday night.

(Harrison ME)  Central Maine made it look easy.

The Owls were mercy rule winners over Somerset, 12-2, in 4 ½ innings on Friday night in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old’s state baseball tournament at RADR Field in Harrison.

CM is now the lone undefeated team and will have a chance to win another title (they won last year) with one more victory on Sunday.  This is a double elimination tournament so even if the team from Waterville/Winslow should lose the 4PM game they would have a second chance in the 7PM game that night.

Central Maine was solid in all facets of the game.

You want pitching?  Ben Smith pitched a three-hitter and struck out four.

Looking for defense?  CM’s defense committed no errors and nearly turned an infield double play.

Sam Bell slides in with the second Central Maine run.

How about offense?  CM was held hitless by Will Stinson in the 4th inning but in the first three innings they punched out thirteen hits and ran wild on the bases.

The Owls had three hits in the first inning.  Connor Garland’s double delivered two of the three first inning tallies.

Things got worse in the second for Somerset.  CM went walk, single, single, single before Somerset starter Kyle Dugas was replaced with his team trailing 5-0 and the bases loaded with Owls.  CM added four more runs off of reliever Mitch Jarvis to run their advantage to 9-0 after two innings.

Somerset scored its only runs in the third.  They loaded the bases with one out and got their first run on Dustin Crawford’s fielder’s choice.  Brendan Curran would later score on a wild pitch by Ben Smith.

Andrew Rodrigue gets tagged out at third after tripping over second base.

CM built their margin to ten runs in the third inning.  Three straight hits followed by a sacrifice fly (Connor Garland) and a double (Andrew Rodrigue) did most of the damage.  Andrew was thrown out at third after he tripped going around second.

Andrew paced the CM hitting attack with three hits.  Connor Garland drove in three runs.  Brandon Nale, Ben Smith, Sam Bell, and Curtis Martin had two hits apiece at the top of the Central Maine batting order.

Mike Berry, Will Stinson, and Mason Oakes had the hits for Somerset.

Isaac Witham was hit by a pitch in the third inning and never returned.

Somerset falls into the loser’s bracket and will be back in action Saturday night (7PM).  A win there will get them a rematch with Central Maine on Sunday afternoon (4PM).

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Sam Bell scores on a wild pitch as Mitch Jarvis watches

Brendan Curran sets to apply the tag

ball loose on a play at second

Brendan Curran slides safely into second

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Somerset defeats Augusta 11-8 in 13-year-old Babe Ruth state tournament

Dustin Crawford was the starter and closer for Somerset allowing just one run.

(Harrison) Somerset defeated Augusta, 11-8, in the 13-year-old Babe Ruth 2012 state baseball tournament on a cool Thursday night at RADR Field.

The victory keeps Somerset in the winner’s bracket and sets up a date with equally undefeated Central Maine at 7PM this evening (Friday) back at RADR Field.

Augusta moves into the other bracket in this double elimination tournament and needs to stay clean the rest of the way for a chance at the state title and a possible rematch with Somerset.

Augusta had faced Somerset in a district matchup on July 14th with Somerset winning, 5-4.  The stakes were much higher in Thursday night’s game.

score checking

This tourney game was large on runs, errors, pitchers used, and controversy.  Augusta had a nice five-run inning in the bottom of the third to take a 6-4 advantage.  Unfortunately, one of those runs was taken away in the top of the fourth and that’s where the controversy began.

The five runs should have stayed in my opinion.  Let me draw it out in the shortest way possible: Augusta sent nine batters to the plate in that inning, three batters made outs, and one runner was on base when the last out was recorded.  There is no conceivable way that Augusta wouldn’t have had to have scored five runs……….but the ruling stood and fortunately the removed run didn’t matter at the end.

The pitching of starter/closer Dustin Crawford saved the day for Somerset.  Dustin pitched the first two innings and gave up one run on one hit.  He was back in the seventh as the closer to protect a 3-run lead and responded with a scoreless final inning.

Close play at third as Brady Smith waits for Brendan Curran

Somerset exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning after two outs to turn a 6-4 deficit into an 11-6 advantage.  Kyle Dugan (3 hits/3 RBI) had two of his hits in the decisive sixth as Somerset sent twelve men to the plate.

During that inning, Augusta replaced tiring starter Justin Rodrigue with the bases loaded and no runs in.  After striking out Mason Oakes for the second out Justin’s replacement, Andrew Browne, surrendered a walk and four straight hits before the bleeding was stopped by reliever Kolbe Merfeld. But Somerset at that point had a five-run lead.

Augusta got two back in the bottom of the sixth thanks to Brady Smith’s two-run single.  However, they left the bases loaded as reliever Brendan Curran escaped by striking out Zach Glidden and sending Somerset into the seventh with a three-run (11-8) advantage.

The most acrobatic sequence in this game was Taylor Heath jumping in an attempt to avoid the tag of catcher Will Stinson.  Taylor was ruled out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Somerset ended up with eight hits while Augusta had seven.

Brendan Curran drove in two runs and scored three runs for Somerset.

Andrew Browne and Brady Smith each had two hits for Augusta.  Brady added four RBI.

Dylan Abbott made several terrific plays in center for Augusta.

There were at least seven errors by my count most of them on infield grounders.

There were also seven different pitchers used as both coaches tried to balance the need to win this game with the need to have eligible pitchers in the games ahead.

If the weather stays good a state 13’s champion will be crowned on Sunday night at RADR Field.

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Will Stinson scores in the sixth

Kolbe Merfeld – scored two runs

Brendan Curran – scored three runs and had two RBI

Augusta bench

Justin Rodrigue catches a foul pop

Andrew Browne had two hits and scored two runs

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Bryce Brentz and Jackie Bradley Jr. sighted in Portland Sea Dogs visit

Bryce Brentz

Jackie Bradley Jr

(Portland)  Huge games by anyone named Jeremy as they led the Portland Sea Dogs to a 12-0 rout of the Reading Phillies on a sunny Wednesday afternoon at Hadlock Field.

Jeremy Kehrt pitched a perfect five innings and Jeremy Hazelbaker had three hits including two home runs and drove in five runs.

After catching Bryce Harper, Derek Norris, and Tyler Moore in August last year when Harrisburg played at Hadlock, I was intent on getting pictures of potential major leaguers.

The top prospects in the game, as far as I could figure, were: Cesar Hernandez, Darin Ruf, Sebastian Valle, and  Trevor May for Reading and Jackie Bradley Jr. and Bryce Brentz for Portland.

It was a bright day most of the time so unfortunately for a picture taker, many of the players wore sunglasses.  I got two players I was after (Darin Ruf and Bryce Brentz) to remove their shades for pictures.  Cesar and Trevor didn’t wear sunglasses.  The toughest one was Jackie Bradley.  However, he didn’t wear shades when he was hitting so I got my best shots when he was on the bases or returning to the Portland dugout.

Trevor May

Trevor May had a very rough afternoon.  The Phillies #1 prospect (6-5/250) had serious control issues giving up eight walks.

There was a nice ceremony before the game welcoming  some new citizens.

There were over six thousand fans on hand and the afternoon was filled with entertainment for them.

Portland shortstop Ryan Dent made several terrific plays.

Marquez Smith also had a home run for Portland.  There is a lighthouse in centerfield that shoots off fireworks after a Portland home run.

Chris Cameron (Director of Media Relations) once again made my visit a smooth one.  Being allowed on the field before the game and in the dugouts during the game certainly increased my chances of getting some good pictures.

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lighthouse fireworks

Bryce Brentz

Jackie Bradley Jr

new citizens sworn in

Sebastian Valle

Peter Hissey, Jackie Bradley Jr, Bryce Brentz

Jeremy Kehrt

Jeremy Hazelbaker homer trot

Chris Cameron

Darin Ruf

Cesar Hernandez

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Gorham edges Mount Washington Valley 2-1 to take Larry Carter Invitational Baseball Tournament

Gorham celebrates winning the 27th Larry Carter Invitational Baseball Tournament

Kyle King pitched four shutout innings, drove in the winning run, and assisted on the last out of the game.

(Harrison ME) Gorham defeated Mount Washington Valley, 2-1, to take the 27th Larry Carter Invitational Baseball Tournament (9-12 year olds) at RADR Field on Monday night.

Gorham picked up the first run of the game in the bottom of the fourth but MWV (first time in the tourney) came back to tie things in the top of the fifth.  Gorham pushed across the game-winner in the bottom of the fifth.

Pitching dominated in this one.  The two teams combined for only seven hits.

Kyle King, Steve Klatt, and Ben Nelson struck out eleven MWV batters.

Gorham (tournament champs in 2006) got on the board first in the fourth.  They put runners (Mike Evans and Tyler Marston) on first and third with one out.  Tyler then broke for second drawing a throw and Mike was able to race home ahead of the throw.

Ben Nelson tripled in the fifth and scored the winning run.

Two batters later Gorham had the same first-and-third setup again.  This time, however, the throw back to MWV catcher Mike Seavey from shortstop Ethan Robitaille nailed Tyler Marston breaking from third for the final out.

MWV retaliated with a run of their own in the fifth.  Speedy Brett Miller tripled into the gap in right center and scored on a passed ball by Gorham catcher Brogan McDonald.

Gorham won the championship in the bottom of the fifth.  Ben Nelson tripled down the rightfield line and scored on Kyle King’s RBI single off MWV pitcher Jack Johnston’s leg.  A batter earlier, Trevor Gray had hit a liner back at Jack which he caught protecting the 1-1 tie for the moment.  Jack wasn’t as fortunate with Kyle’s hard-hit grounder and Ben was able to cross home with the eventual game-winner.

Gorham’s Ben Nelson came on in the final inning (sixth) to retire the three batters he faced.  The game ended with a deflection off third baseman Trevor Gray that went to shortstop Kyle King who threw the runner out at first.

Steve Klatt pitched the fifth inning to get the win for Gorham.

Brett Miller slides home safely in the fifth.

Ben Nelson, Kyle King, and Trevor Loubier had Gorham’s hits.

Jack Johnston, Jameson Goff, Michael Seavey, and Brett Miller had hits for Mount Washington Valley.

MWV had chances in the second (two runners on) and the third (Chet Johnston reached third) but came up empty.

MWV saved a run in the Gorham third when second baseman Caleb McPherson somehow got the ball to shortstop Ethan Robitaille to end the inning with a force out.

Plenty of threatening clouds as the game wound down but no rain came.  The awards ceremony and the usual picture taking went off dryly.

Director Larry Carter let groundskeeper Rick Jennings hand out the championship trophy.

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Gorham celebrates championship

Jack Johnston pitched four innings

Chet Johnston reaches third

ball deflects from Trevor Gray to Kyle King

Runner-up Mount Washington Valley

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2012 Harrison Old Home Days Parade

Kora Renegades

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Brad Boos and family

Averill Davis

Harrison 3

Harrison 6

Harrison 7

Kora Renegade leader

Ken on a John Deere

Kora bikers

Kora Funsters

Harrison Marching Band

Nitro

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Skowhegan avoids elimination by defeating Andy Valley 18-14 in 10-and-under state baseball tournament

Lucas Patchell was the winning pitcher and drove in three runs for Skowhegan.

(Harrison ME)  Skowhegan escaped elimination in the state ten-and-under Cal Ripen baseball tournament by defeating Andy Valley, 18-14, in seven innings at RADR Field in Harrison on Thursday night.

The teams had played eight innings two nights ago with Andy Valley walking off with a 10-9 victory.

In this exciting game both teams went down…. but not out, giving a good crowd plenty to groan and cheer about during a pleasant evening.

A big eight-run third by AV put Skowhegan behind, 10-1.  In the fourth Skowhegan collected three runs and AV came up with two of their own and had runners on second and third with one out.  At that moment the mercy (10-run) rule was lurking and would have kicked in if those two runs had scored.  Lucas Patchell, however, came on in relief and got Matt Johnson to fly out and Wyatt Williamson to pop out and Skowhegan was still alive.

Later it was AV’s turn to go down as Skowhegan put up ten runs over the next two innings (5th and 6th) as AV pitching (eight walks and five hits) fell apart.

Jake Mills had five hits and three RBI for Andy Valley.

With those ten runs Skowhegan led 14-12 in the bottom of the sixth (last inning).  AV went down to their last out before Jake Mills (5 hits) singled and Janek Luksza and Matt Johnson walked. Suddenly the bases were loaded.  When Wyatt Williamson singled past second two runs scored (tying the game) and Matt Johnson reached third.  Now Skowhegan was one hit away from being eliminated but again Lucas Pachella escaped by striking out Rodney Bean to send the game into extra innings.

Skowhegan put the game away with four runs in the top of the seventh.  Rodney Bean came on to pitch for AV and was wild (3 walks/1 hit batsman) and Skowhegan sent ten batters to the plate.  Matthew Berry drove in the actual game winner with a single past short scoring Hunter Washburn.

Andy Valley had a couple of hits (Keegan Chase and Charlie Morton) in the seventh but Lucas Pachella was not scored on and Skowhegan had an 18-14 win.

Between pitchers Ryan Savage, Marcus Christopher, and Lucas Pachella, Skowhegan registered twelve strikeouts in the twenty-one outs they recorded in seven innings.

AV pitchers Janek Luksza, Jake Mills, Matt Johnson, and Rodney Bean combined for fourteen walks and three hit batsmen.

Andy Valley collected fourteen hits.  Jake Mills had five of them while leadoff batter Charlie Morton and catcher Wyatt Williamson had three each.  Charlie added three runs to his finals stats while Wyatt and Jake each had three RBI.

Marcus Christopher drove in four runs for Skowhegan

Skowhegan had hitting heroes up and down their lineup.  At the bottom of the order, Hunter Washburn and Carter Hunt combined for five hits and six runs scored.  At the top of the order, Matthew Berry scored three runs, Lucas Pachella had three RBI and scored two, Marcus Christopher drove in four runs, and Braden McCarty had four of Skowhegan’s fifteen this.

The clutch pitching of Lucas Pachella was a huge part of the Skowhegan win.  Lucas finished the final 3 2/3 innings and escaped several AV threats.  He allowed only two runs while his teammates were scoring eleven.

It was a great game to watch if you didn’t have a horse in the race.  However, most folks on hand were not so fortunate and for them the game was more stressful than exciting.

Anyone who ever visits the Field of Dreams in Harrison comes away impressed with the setting.  You just would never expect to find a place like it in such a remote area.

The win by Skowhegan necessitated a second game between the two teams to determine the champion.  I headed off to the fireworks for Harrison’s Old Home Days and missed that game.

(If the scores for these tournament games are being posted online somewhere I confess that I have yet to find that site.)

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Tim Even and Sara Bradley win 2012 Harrison Recreation Department 5K Run by the Lake race

Tim Even (136) and Sara Bradley (bright green socks) among the starters of the Harrison 5K.

Tim Even wins by over a minute.

(Harrison ME)  No truth to the rumor that Tim Even stopped at the Village Tie Up during the race for a soda before heading back out to win the Harrison 5K on Wednesday night.

Tim from Stoneham, Maine easily won the 10th Annual Harrison Recreation Department 5K Run by the Lake (16:45) finishing seventy-three seconds ahead of runner-up Dan Crooker of Bethel.

Last time I saw Tim run was a week ago when he was chasing Silas Eastman down Main Street in Bridgton‘s Fourth of July race.  I jokingly asked him, before the Harrison race, where Silas was.  He told me that Silas is a friend of his (they are both connected with Fryeburg Academy) and that he would love to race him again.

Tim (recent graduate from Southern Maine) informed me that he had never run the Harrison race before and showed up because he’ll miss a race in Lovell in the near future and needed the workout.

Minus Silas to keep him company, Tim ran alone early and never let up.  I would suspect that his winning time is a course record.

Dan Crooker (17:58) finished second, Bronson Dean (18:38) third, Mark MacDougall (19:02) fourth, and Tim Cushing (19:51) fifth.

Sara Bradley of Waterford finished seventh overall

Sara Bradley (20:37 – 7th overall) took the women’s title away from last year’s winner Sarah Pribram (20:40).  And as you can tell from the times……it was close.

Abby Stratton (14) defended her 1-19 women’s title passing Virginia Cain down the stretch and winning by eight seconds.

Last year’s overall winner, Eric Darling, finished 9th.  His time of 17:41 in 2011 would have earned him second place in 2012, thirty seconds behind the winner.

The weather was splendid with temperatures in the 70s and plenty of cooling shadows.

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Ben Kinnerson, Sara Bradley, Eric Darling, and Sarah Pribram

Virginia Cain and Abby Stratton

Matt and Mitchell Laracy

Jamie Toohey and family

Benjamin Sykes (8 years old)

Leslie Hayes and family

race starts

Tim Even past Harrison Landing

Dan Crooker (2nd)

Bronson Dean (3rd)

Mark MacDougall (4th)

Tim Cushing (5th)

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Andy Valley continues undefeated after 10-9 thriller over Skowhegan in Cal Ripken 10’s state tournament

Andy Valley team celebrates 10-9 win over Skowhegan.

Jake Mills – drove in four runs and was the winning pitcher

(Harrison ME)  Andy Valley edged Skowhegan, 10-9, in an eight-inning thriller at RADR Field on Monday afternoon in the Cal Ripken State 10’s baseball tournament.

AV is undefeated after three games in the double-elimination tourney but were fortunate to escape with a win against hard-hitting Skowhegan on this day.

Skowhegan will need a victory in their next game at Harrison at 6PM on Wednesday to stay alive while Andy Valley plays at the same site on Thursday (5PM) chasing its fourth straight win.

Andy Valley’s Rodney Bean drilled the game-winner over Skowhegan leftfielder Hunter Washburn’s head, delivering Janek Luksza from second in the bottom of the eighth.

AV jumped ahead 8-3 in the first and that lead looked solid until the top of the last inning (sixth) when Skowhegan erupted with six runs on eight hits to grab an 9-8 advantage.  But a Charlie Morton triple, followed by a Jake Mills single off second baseman Zeb Tibbett’s glove, brought Charlie home and sent the game into extra innings.

Skowhegan huddle

“Glittering” is the only way to describe the chances for both teams in the seventh.  Skowhegan had runners on  second and third with no outs while AV had a runner (Keegan Chase) tagged out at the plate on David Obert’s throw from right field.

“Super glittering” would best describe Skowhegan’s chance in the eighth.  They were issued three walks but had one runner thrown out stealing and another picked off first on a liner back to AV pitcher Jake Mills.

AV finally won the game in the bottom of the eighth.  They put the first two runners on with a walk and a botched fielder’s choice.  A nice catch by Ryan Savage in center prolonged the inning but Rodney Bean’s hit was well over the leftfielder’s head and brought home the winning run.

Marcus Christopher – 3 hits and scored 2 runs

Skowhegan lost despite scoring nine runs, collecting eighteen hits, and leaving runners on in every inning.

Lucas Patchell, Marcus Christopher, and Zeb Tibbetts each had three hits for Skowhegan.  Ryan Savage drove in four runs with two hits.

Charlie Morton and Jake Mills each had three hits for Andy Valley.  Jake also drove in four runs and got the win with two innings of scoreless relief.

Marcus Christopher and Ryan Savage each pitched three innings for Skowhegan.  Luke Patchell covered the last two.

Wyatt Williamson pitched the first six innings for Andy Valley.

Riley Volpe – made a big catch

AV centerfielder Riley Volpe saved a couple of runs in the fourth with his catch of a line drive.

The press box at RADR Field was an excellent place from which to view a game.  The only drawback was the fencing that limited picture taking.  On the other hand, that fencing did offer protection to someone was limited reflexes!

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Janek Luksza – scored the winning run

state 10s bracket

Ryan Savage – 2 hits, 4 RBI

Lucas Patchell – 3 hits

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