Little League briefs
Forrest Auto Body loses lead early
On May 30, at Hampden Little League field, Forrest Auto Body watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 6-0 loss to Dysarts on Tuesday. Dysarts scored on a single by JJ Wolfington and a single by Landon Gabric in the first inning.
Dysarts scored three runs in the fifth inning. Dysarts’s big inning was driven by a single by Ethan Miller with multiple people on base.
One bright spot for Forrest Auto Body was a double by Garrett McLeod in the fourth inning.
Ethan Phelps earned the win for Dysarts. He pitched six innings, surrendering zero runs, four hits, striking out eight, and walking one. Garrett McLeod took the loss for Forrest Auto Body. He threw five innings, surrendering six runs, ten hits, striking out five, and walking zero.
Dysarts had ten hits in the game. Finn Castrucci, Landon Gabric, Ethan Phelps, and Kasen Wildman each collected multiple hits for Dysarts. Garrett McLeod led Forrest Auto Body with two hits in three at bats.
Forrest Auto Body goes down against Wellman Paving
Forrest Auto Body fell to Wellman Paving 9-8 on Monday, May 29 at Winterport Field. Wellman trailed 8-7 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Corben Palmer walked Issac Leaming to drive in a run.
Despite the loss, Forrest Auto Body did collect seven hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Wellman Paving had seven hits as well on the way to victory.
Forrest Auto Body captured the lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning Brock Deane drove in one run when he singled.
Forrest Auto Body scored four runs in the fifth inning. Forrest Auto Body’s big inning was driven by a fielder’s choice by Nate Downs, a single by Corben Palmer, and a stolen base.
Ian Potter earned the win for Wellman Paving. He pitched one and two-thirds innings, allowing one run, two hits, striking out one, and walking one. Corben Palmer was the hard luck loser and took the loss for Forrest Auto Body. He surrendered one run, and one hit and the bottom of the inning.
Sam Knott started the game for Wellman Paving. He pitched four and a third innings, allowing seven runs, five hits, and striking out six. Aaron Donovan started the game for Forrest Auto Body. He went three and two-thirds innings, allowing one run, two hits, striking out nine, and walking one.
Brock Deane, Garrett McLeod, and Sam Dakin each collected multiple hits for Forrest Auto Body.
Sam Burnam and Sam Knott each collected multiple hits for Wellman Paving. Sam Knott went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Wellman in hits.