ROCKPORT — Five Town Little League crowned a pair of champions on Wednesday, June 22 at Marge Jones Recreational Facility, as the eventual title teams emerged from down in the regular-season pack to nab coveted crowns.

On the baseball diamond, the No. 2 Knoxers emerged from the fray and bested No. 1 Lions 6-4 to win the championship, while on the softball field, No. 4 Cedarworks went 3-0 in the playoffs and emerged with an 11-8 win over No. 2 Hammond Lumber to clinch the crown.

Scene from Cedarworks and Hammond Lumber on June 22 in Five Town Little League softball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

The following is a recap on the title games:

Baseball

Team members for the Knoxers, managed by Andrew Hedrich and coached by Ryan Hurley, David Hedrich and Jamie Helmstetter, included Cole Hedrich, Daniel Schenk, Jonathan Fernald, Quinn Dufour, Oscar Ives, Tathum Corson, James Helmstetter, Dominick Turner, Hunter Escancy, Jack Lytton, Julian Frank and Oren Hurley.

Scene from Knoxers and Lions on June 22 in Five Town Little League baseball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Team members for the Lions, managed by Dana Jackson and coached by Mike Archer, Andrea Campbell and Kendra Emery, included Landon Merrifield, Jude Jackson, Brodie Archer, Everett Dugal, Wes Butler, Carter Campbell, Drake Merrifield, Milo Hatfield, August Wells, Enzo Citriglia, Ewan Howard and Jacoby Martz.

In Wednesday’s title game, the Knoxers scored single runs in the first and second innings and two in the third and fifth frames, while the Lions plated a pair in the fourth and fifth innings.

Scene from Knoxers and Lions on June 22 in Five Town Little League baseball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

The Knoxers were led at the plate by Schenk (2 singles, 3 runs), Lytton (single, run), Cole Hedrich (single, run, 2 RBIs), Dufour (single, 2 RBIs) and James Helmstetter (run).

For the Lions, Campbell (single, run), Merrifield (double, run), Wells (run) and Jackson (run) paced the offense.

Scene from Knoxers and Lions on June 22 in Five Town Little League baseball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Hedrich and Corson pitched for the Knoxers and combined to allow two hits and eight walks, with a whopping 15 strikeouts. The duo struck out the side in the third, fourth and fifth frames.

Campbell and Butler pitched for the Lions and allowed five hits and four walks, with 13 strikeouts. The pair fanned the side in the fourth and sixth innings.

The final regular-season standings included: Lions 9-3, Knoxers 7-5, McCormick’s 6-6 and Rotary 2-10.

Previous playoff games saw the No. 1 Lions defeat No. 4 Rotary 12-2 and No. 2 Knoxers beat No. 3 McCormick’s 6-5.

Softball

Team members for Cedarworks, managed by Brian Fitzpatrick and coached by Eric Martin, Sessa Salas and Brian Efird, included Scarlett Bousum, Lydia Day, Lila Efird, Carly Fitzpatrick, Maddie Fuller, Magdelena Harbaugh, Gabby Martin, Vivienne Perry, Taylor Sewall, Esme Tobias, Charlotte Watkins, Marguerite Worner and Lana Young.

Scene from Cedarworks and Hammond Lumber on June 22 in Five Town Little League softball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Team members for Hammond Lumber, managed by Dale Landrith and coached by Shane Felton, included Iris Bolduc, Natalia Davis, Anneka Egeland, Grace Fenton, Marina Landrith, Catherine Leadbetter, Evangelene Morneau, Catie Mortlock, Molly O’Dwyer, Whitney Pearson, Brooklyn Rollins, Elise Talty and Eva Vickerman.

In Wednesday’s title game, Cedarworks plated one run in the first inning, three in the second, two in the third, one in the fourth and four in the fifth, while Hammond Lumber scored one in the second, two in the third, one in the fourth and four in the sixth.

Scene from Cedarworks and Hammond Lumber on June 22 in Five Town Little League softball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Cedarworks was led at the plate by Tobias (2 runs), Harbaugh (run), Carly Fitzpatrick (single), Young (run), Martin (run), Efird (single, run), Fuller (single, run), Perry (2 singles, run), Watkins (run), Bousum (run) and Sewall (run).

For Hammond Lumber, Egeland (2 runs), Leadbetter (single), Rollins (run), Morneau (single, 2 runs), Grace Fenton (single), Pearson (run), Mortlock (single, run) and O’Dwyer (run) paced the offense.

Scene from Cedarworks and Hammond Lumber on June 22 in Five Town Little League softball in Rockport. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Worner pitched for Cedarworks and allowed four hits and five walks, with 11 strikeouts.

Rollins pitched for Hammond Lumber and allowed five hits and nine walks, with eight strikeouts.

The final regular-season standings included: The First 10-0, Hammond Lumber 6-3, St. George Lady Dragons 4-6, Cedarworks 3-8 and Islanders (Vinalhaven) 1-7.

Previous playoff games saw No. 2 Hammond Lumber beat No. 3 St. George Lady Dragons 13-1 in four innings, No. 4 Cedarworks beat No. 5 Islanders 12-4 and No. 4 Cedarworks beat No. 1 The First 18-17 in extra innings.

Hammond Lumber and Cedarworks also played with teams from the Oceanside Little League in Rockland. In fact, The First was an Oceanside squad and top seed before the Five Town Little League teams ended in championship game for the mixed leagues.

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