POLAND — Poland put the kibosh on Gray-New Gloucester’s seventh-inning rally to claim a 6-5 rivalry win in Western Maine Conference play Thursday.

The Knights (6-3) broke a 3-3 tie with one run in the bottom of the fifth and two more in the sixth, and took a 6-3 lead into the final inning. The Patriots (2-7) scored twice in the top of the seventh before Knights pitcher Regan Cohen shut down the comeback bid.

Cohen pitched a complete game with five strikeouts, seven hits and one walk. Shortstop Alex Mains singled, drove in a run and scored two runs for Poland. Sam Paladino, Shawn West and Landon Cooper each had an RBI, while Cohen Demuth scored two runs.

Nick Geer hit a solo home run and scored twice for Gray-New Gloucester. Cole Thibodeau had a game-high two hits and scored twice, and Kaiden Chase drove in a pair of runs for the Patriots.

Geer also pitched 3 2/3 innings, striking out three batters and giving up three runs on two hits.

BUCKFIELD 10, OLD ORCHARD BEACH 0: Carmen Crockett pitched a one-hitter and drove in three runs to lead the Bucks (6-0) past the Seagulls (1-7) in five innings in Buckfield.

Crockett struck out 13 batters and walked three. She also hit two doubles and drew a walk.

Cori Merrill had three hits, including a double, drove in a run and scored two. Amelia Hill had two hits, and Lillian Sharples hit a double.

Hannah Webber got the lone hit for Old Orchard Beach and also drew a walk.

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