Waldo County 9-10s finish with win in three state gamesWaldo County beats Acadians, falls to Auburn, Hampden-Newburgh
Scarborough — Waldo County finished 1-2 in the double-elimination state Little League 9- and 10-year-old baseball tournament at Peterson Field.
After falling to District 5 Auburn 6-2 in the first game of the tournament July 14, Waldo County picked up a 10-3 win over District 1 Acadian July 17 and lost to District 3 Hampden-Newburgh 15-12 on July 20.
District 4 Saco and District 6 Windham completed the six-team field.
The following is a recap of Waldo County's first two games of the tournament:
Waldo County 10, Acadians 3 (5 inns.)
At Scarborough July 17, the locals staved off elimination and moved on in the next round by eliminating the Acadians in a contest that ended after five innings due to thunder showers.
Leading Waldo County at the plate were Kergan Perkins (single, double), Colby Snow (single), Riley Boulay (single), Ethan Quimby (2 singles), Tanner Veilleux (2 singles), Matthew Southard (single) and Alex Fountain (single).
For the Acadians, Brett Dooley and Nick Corson each doubled.
Boulay and Perkins pitched for Waldo County, allowing three hits and six walks, with seven strikeouts. Brett Dooley and Mitchell Dooley both pitched for the Acadians, allowing 10 hits and five walks, with four strikeouts.
Auburn 6, Waldo County 2
At Scarborough July 14, Auburn scored early and often, which proved enough to knock Waldo County to the losers' bracket.
Leading Waldo County at the plate were Boulay (single), Daegan Moody (single), Quimby (stolen base, run) and Fountain (stolen base, run).
For Auburn, Paradie (single, run), Ares (single), Brown (2 runs), Cassidy (2 runs) and Cote (run) paced the offense.
Wyatt Harriman pitched for Waldo County, allowing two hits and four walks, with eight strikeouts. Cassidy pitched for Auburn, allowing two hits and three walks, with eight strikeouts.
Paradie rapped a two-run single and scored on a bases-loaded walk issued to Perry to help Auburn move ahead 3-0 in the top of the first inning and Auburn added three more runs in the top of the second when Cote, Cassidy and Brown all scampered home on errors.
Waldo County got on the board in the bottom of the third stanza when Quimby walked and Fountain was hit by a pitch. Both later crossed the plate on a two-run single by Moody.
Complete names for Auburn players were unavailable.
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