Union connects early, claims league baseball crown over Tigers
Waldoboro — The Medomak Valley Little League baseball championship was decided Monday, June 16 as Union and the Tigers squared off for the coveted title.
Union jumped to a first inning lead and never trailed and clinched the championship with an 8-2 win.
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Union, which also won the league crown last year, scored three runs in the first and sixth innings and two in the fifth, while the Tigers scored runs in the third and fourth frames.
Previous playoff results included Washington over Warren 19-3, Union over Wildcats 8-5, Washington over Tigers 8-3, Wildcats over Warren 4-3, Union over Washington (score unavailable), Tigers over Wildcats (score unavailable) and Tigers over Washington (score unavailable).
The overall seeds and records for the teams in the postseason were not available.
Team members for Union include Darius Pierpont, Travis Wyman, Zackary Winpenny, Brice Colburn, Michael Simmons, David Collins, Addison Mellor, Ian Doughty, Nathan McDonald, Austin Brewer, Sean Sebreay, Kyle Weinwand, Devan Barrows and Isabella Lafrance. The team is managed by Michael Thompson and coached by Adam Simmons and Patrick Sebrey.
Team members for the Tigers include Jacob Matson, Brady Carter, Maxwell Moody, Kallon Mortensen, Jonah Marks, Jordan Powell, Colby Castner, Noah Crosby, Ethan Reed, Aiden Starr, Joseph Johnson and Logan Jenkins. The team is managed by Scott Martin and coached by Chad Reed and Matthew Moody.
Leading Union at the plate were Wyman (run), Winpenny (2 singles, 2 RBIs, run), Pierpont (single, 2 runs), Simmons (double, run), Collins (single, run), Lafrance (single, run), Sebreay (run), Mellor (single) and Brewer (run).
For the Tigers, Reed (single, run), Mortensen (single), Moody (single) and Castner (run) paced the offense.
Simmons pitched for Union, allowing three hits and no walks, with seven strikeouts. Simmons struck out the side in the second inning.
Moody pitched for the Tigers, allowing seven hits and three walks, with eight strikeouts.