AUBURN — Dillingham and Son got its first win of the season in Auburn Suburban Little League minor division baseball, 13-8 over Pat’s Pizza.

Dillingham struck for seven runs in the third inning before Pat’s rallied to tie the game in the fifth. Dillingham then plated six of its own to cap off the victory.

George Romano of Dillingham had two hits and pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth. Bryson Dumais turned in a solid game defensively for Dillingham. The Pizzamen were paced by Will Cassidy and Landon Morrissette. Each had three hits, with Morrissette banging out a double.

In ASLL majors, East Auburn defeated Austin Associates, 7-4.

Giles Paradie scattered five hits over 4 1/3 innings and struck out four to pick up the win on the mound for East Auburn. Ben Cassidy struck out three batters over the final five outs to notch the save.

East Auburn was led offensively by Mason Aube, Jahvon Coney and Carter Culleton. Jayson Taylor and Jake Arel had two hits apiece and Marshall Chadbourne hustled out a triple for Austin.

Hardy, Wolf, and Downing won its first game of the year by defeating East Auburn 5-2. Jacob Dubuc pitched 5 1/3 effective innings. Dubuc, Mason Brushwein and Kam Coolong each had RBI singles. East Auburn was backed by strong pitching by Donnie Peterson and great base running by Jaelen Coney.

Elliot Ave.

LEWISTON — Elite Auto defeated United Ambulance, 9-5, in Elliot Ave. Little League Major Division action.

United kept Elite off the scoreboard in the first inning with two stellar plays by Elias Atkins in center field. United scratched out a run in the second inning and Sean O’Donnell kept Elite’s bats quiet for the first three innings.

Jalen Allison pitched three strong innings for Elite. Elite evened the score after Alex Beaulieu’s leadoff single followed by a walk and an error in the fourth inning. Allison tired in the fourth for Elite, allowing a hit and two walks that scored to make it 4-1. Jared Rubin relieved Allison, striking out the side to end the inning.

Elite scored eight runs in the next two innings off O’Donnell and reliever Atkins. Elite combined a few timely hits with walks and aggressive base-running to take command of the game.

Alex Beaulieu led the charge for Elite with a double and two singles while Hunter Hughes, Allison, and Sam Lemay had one hit apiece. United was paced by Atkins’ two singles and knocks by Jayden Webster and Brendan Bolduc.

Rubin got the win on the hill while O’Donnell suffered the hard luck loss. Derek Foy relieved Rubin to get the last two outs. Both teams evened their records at 1-1.

Melanson Paving continued to roll in Elliot Ave., winning its third straight game to open the season by silencing Skelton, Taintor & Abbott, 4-1, behind a strong pitching performance by Damien St. Pierre.

Melanson pushed a run across in the first inning on two Skelton (0-4) errors. Skelton hurler Logan Freve kept hitters off balance through the next two innings before being relieved by Trevor Trudell.

St.Pierre used a combination of fastballs and nasty off-speed pitches to hold Skelton without a hit through three innings, retiring nine straight at one point. Haydn Dumont broke the drought in the fourth with a double to the gap in left-center. Ben Chasse chased him home with an RBI triple down the line in right to even the score at one.

Melanson answered the call in its half of the inning. Dalton Wing walked, Evan Cox reached on a fielder’s choice, and St.Pierre walked to load the bases. Two runs scored on aggressive base running before the threat ended, making the score 3-1 in favor of Melanson.

Freve opened the fifth inning with a single and Jordan Dumont reached on an error before St. Pierre closed the door, striking out the next two and catching Freve attempting to steal home.

Melanson added one more in the fifth when Tony Beaupre doubled in a run off reliever Chasse to make it 4-1. Wing relieved St. Pierre in the bottom of the frame to close the door for good.

St. Pierre got the win for Melanson, striking out 11 along the way. Trudell suffered the loss.


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