ROCKLAND — “An amazing day of playoff baseball” included a pair of upsets and the emergence of two decrease seeds to battle in a best-of-three sequence to find out which would be the 2021 Midcoast Babe Ruth League champion.
In single-elimination playoff video games on Saturday, July 10 within the baseball league for gamers ages 13-15, No. 3 Damariscotta Lions (6-5) and No. 4 Granite Coast Orthodontics (4-8) emerged to earn spots within the remaining postseason diamond clashes.
The video games had been performed morning and afternoon on Saturday after the world noticed important rain the day gone by.
The ultimate opponents, who’ve put their finest performances collectively on the proper time, will face off on Sunday, July 11 at postseason event web site of Morrill Subject on Thomaston Road.
The opponents will play a doubleheader on Sunday, with recreation one at 11 a.m. and the second half-hour after the end of the primary contest.
If one of many groups wins Sunday video games, it will likely be deemed the league champion. If the squads cut up in Sunday’s contests, a winner-take-all finale can be on Monday, July 12 at 5 p.m. on the similar venue.
Don Shields, longtime league president, stated Saturday’s opening playoff video games had been tight affairs not determined till the ultimate innings. He stated it was “an amazing day of playoff baseball.”
When the mud settled, No. 4 Granite Coast edged No. 5 P.G. Willey (1-10) 7-6, No. 4 Granite Coast outlasted No. 1 Waldoboro (9-2) 9-7 and No. 3 Damariscotta Lions bested No. 2 Rockland Ford (8-3) 7-6.
Moreover, the league will area an all-star workforce for the 15-year-old state event on Saturday and Sunday, July 17-18 on the Morton Subject Complicated in Augusta. That native group of gamers and coaches can be introduced at a later date.
Rockland Ford 8, Damariscotta Lions 5.
Waldoboro 12, P.G. Wiley 1.
Waldoboro 10, Rockland Ford 4.
Damariscotta Lions 11, Granite Coast 3.
Granite Coast 3, P.G. Willey 0.
P.G. Willey 11, Granite Coast 10.
Waldoboro 6, Damariscotta Lions 2.
Rockland Ford 16, P.G. Willey 6.
Waldoboro 16, Granite Coast 1. (5 inns.)
Waldoboro 13, Damariscotta Lions 6.
Rockland Ford 9, Damariscotta Lions 2.
Rockland Ford 10, Granite Coast 0.
Damariscotta 11, P.G. Willey 3.
Waldoboro 17, P.G. Willey 2.
Waldoboro 7, Rockland Ford 6. (9 inns.)
Damariscotta Lions 5, Granite Coast 4. Granite Coast 14, P.G. Willey 12.
Rockland Ford 12, P.G. Willey 0.
Waldoboro 7, Granite Coast 1.
Rockland Ford 11, Granite Coast 1. (5 inns.)
Rockland Ford 3, Damariscotta Lions 2.
Damariscotta Lions 12, P.G. Willey 4.
Waldoboro 18, P.G. Willey 0.
Rockland Ford 10, Waldoboro 5.
Damariscotta Lions 18, Granite Coast 4.
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