Oceanside eliminates Waldo County as 9-10 tournament presses onFive Town, Lincoln County to square off July 11 at Gordon Field
Rockland — After several exhibition contests between the teams, the District 2 Little League 9- and 10-year-old double-elimination baseball all-star tournament is underway as three games have been played thus far as of Thursday, July 10 at E. Allen Gordon Field.
Five Town (1-0) picked up a 3-2 win over Oceanside (1-1) on Tuesday, July 8, while Lincoln County (1-0) bested Waldo County (0-2) 8-3 on Wednesday, July 9.
Then, in an elimination game on Thursday, July 10, Oceanside picked up a 15-5 win over Waldo County.
The four-team tournament will continue on Friday, July 11 as Five Town faces Lincoln County in a winner's bracket contest.
All tournament games are played at Gordon Field.
Team members for area squads include:
Five Town — Noah Reddy, Lucas Moody, Mason Chadwick, Matthew Kremin, Caleb Sabanty, Emmitt Dayhoof, Adrian Pierce, Tanner Robinson, Ben Tohanczyn, Sawyer Olsen, Emerson Brott and Ben Schenk. The team is managed by Tim Moody and coached by Mike Kremin.
Oceanside — Noah Ames, Alex Bartlett, Connor Calderwood, Elijah Esancy, Hayden Jacques, Jason Leclerc, Elliott Lucier, Brady Marchessault, Jason Merrifield, Duncan Oakes, Liam O'Neal, Brady Wadsworth and Andrew Peaco. The team is managed by Joe Nelsen.
Waldo County — Draedyn Furrow, Cole Ellis, Josh Wright, Aiden Hubbard, Evander Gregor, Sylas Skinner, Hunter Penney, Declan Knowlton, Gage Ellis, Travis Spaulding, Jeremiah Parker, Hunter Treat and Trans (first name unavailable). The team was managed by Monica Furrow.
The following is a recap of recently-played contests:
Oceanside 15, Waldo County 5
At Rockland July 10, Oceanside jumped to a strong first-inning lead and never trailed as it eliminated Waldo County from the tournament. Oceanside scored four runs in the first inning, five in the fourth and six in the fifth, while Waldo County scored one in the third, two in the fourth and two in the fifth.
Leading Oceanside at the plate were Wadsworth (double, 2 singles, 2 runs), Bartlett (single, 2 runs), Calderwood(3 singles, 2 runs), O'Neal (single, 3 runs), LeClerc (2 runs), Lucier (triple, single, 3 runs) and Jacques (run).
For Waldo County, Ellis (single, run), Gregor (double), Treat (run), Hubbard (single, run), Wright (run) and Trans (run) paced the offense.
Furrow was among several pitchers for Waldo County, which combined to allow 10 hits and nine walks, with 10 strikeouts. Lucier and O'Neal pitched for Oceanside, allowing three hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts.
Lucier rapped a three-run triple in the first inning and later came in on a wild pitch to give Oceanside the early 4-0 lead.
Lincoln County 8, Waldo County 3
At Rockland July 9, Lincoln County scored early and often and moved on to the next round of the tournament. Lincoln County scored four runs in both the first and second innings, while Waldo County scored two in the fourth and one in the fifth.
Leading Waldo County at the plate were Ellis (single, run), Penney (single), Treat (double, run), Knowlton (run) and Skinner (single).
For Lincoln County, L. Farren (2 runs), E. Lord (2 runs), C. Cleveland (2 runs), J. Dualon (run) and M. Wotton (double, single, run) paced the offense.
Skinner was among Waldo County pitchers, which allowed two hits and 14 walks, with eight strikeouts. Lord pitched for Lincoln County, allowing four hits and four walks, with 13 strikeouts.
Full names for Lincoln County players were unavailable.
Five Town 3, Oceanside 2
At Rockland July 8, Five Town staved off a late Oceanside rally and moved on in the winner's bracket. Five Town scored one run in the second and two in the fourth, while Oceanside scored one in the third and one in the sixth.
Leading Five Town at the plate were Kremin (single), Brott (single), Dayhoof (run), Robinson (single, run) and Pierce (run).
For Oceanside, Calderwood (2 singles, run), Bartlett (2 singles) and Merrifield (single, run) paced the offense.
Ames pitched for Oceanside, allowing three hits and three walks, with nine strikeouts. Brott pitched for Five Town, allowing five hits and one walk, with 12 strikeouts.
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