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High school baseball

Camden Hills pulls out one-run win over Brewer at Mansfield

Windjammers improve to 2-1 on young spring season
By Staff | Apr 26, 2021

Bangor — The Camden Hills baseball team hit the road to play Brewer on Friday, April 23 at Mansfield Sports Complex and the Windjammers and Witches treated fans to a high school game that went down to the wire.

The Windjammers fell behind 4-0 in the early innings, but rallied and broke a 7-7 tie with a two-run double by Liam O’Neal in the bottom of the sixth as the hosts held on for an exciting, 8-7 victory.

Camden Hills scored five runs in the third inning in addition to a three-run sixth inning, while Brewer scored two in the first, one in the third, fourth and fifth frames and two in the sixth.

Leading the Windjammers at the dish were Sam Moody (run), O’Neal (double, 2 singles, run, 2 RBIs), Matt Kremin (single, run, stolen base), Obie Miller (single, run, 2 RBIs), Hunter Norton (double, single, 2 runs), Logan Putansu (2 singles, run, 2 RBIs) and Lucas Moody (run).

For the Witches, Jed Gilpatrick (3 singles, 2 runs), Grady Vanidestine (run, stolen base), Anthony Chiappone (double, run), Valley (double, 2 singles, run), Cody Graves (single, run), Evan Nadeau (3 singles) and Kyle Goodrich (single) paced the offense.

Moody and Putansu pitched on the day for Camden Hills, as the duo combined to allow 12 hits and two walks, with one strikeout. Vanidestine, Graves and Maddox Torrey pitched for Brewer, as they allowed nine hits and five walks, with three strikeouts.

Trailing 7-5 in the bottom of the sixth, Norton started the inning with a double and came in to score on a single by Putansu.

After Moody reached on an error to put two runners on, O'Neal belted a two-run double to bring in Putansu and Moody with what proved the tying and winning runs.

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