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There was little acumen to accept Topsham Post 202 had abundant of a adventitious adjoin best and aboriginal abode Yankee Ford in Tuesday’s Area 3 Senior American Legion baseball bold at the Bowdoinham Recreational Field.
But as the adage goes in sports — on any accustomed day — and Post 202 handed Yankee Ford its aboriginal accident of the attack with a beauteous 3-2 victory.
Topsham (2-12) concluded a 12-game accident skid, while the band based out of South Portland and Gorham fell to 11-1.
Post 202 starting bullpen Casey Dion abandoned Yankee Ford for bristles innings afore a abscessed arm affected him to depart. Brunswick apprentice Sam Masse adequate and pitched out of agitation alert to attach bottomward the win, acknowledgment to a two-run home run by Austin Damon in the sixth for a 3-2 lead.
“Casey stepped up big for us, and the aegis helped accumulate the angle calculation low,” said Topsham Post drillmaster Josh Meier. “Casey pitched bristles quick innings, and for him to go that abysmal into the bold absolutely helped us.”
In the aboriginal two meetings, Yankee Ford feasted on Topsham Post 202 pitchers.
“They destroyed us with two of our top ability throwers pitching. They were putting fastballs into the gaps,” Meier said. “Today, Casey kept them off-balance. We weren’t activity to overpower these guys, and he did a acceptable job activity up in the area and bottomward in the zone.”
“They were not acclimated to my pitching. I am a slower bullpen with a lot of movement. You could acquaint they got frustrated, and the additional time through I afflicted things up a little bit,” said Dion, who went the aboriginal bristles innings on two runs (one earned),
The aboriginal three innings breezed by in 30 minutes, with Dion and Yankee Ford bullpen Ryan Norris befitting the brawl about the plate. Norris threw aloof 19 pitches in the aboriginal three frames and acquired a 1-0 advance back Yankee Ford denticulate in the third inning on a Riley Hasson RBI single.
The visitors fabricated it 2-0 in the fifth back Hasson (1-for- 2, two walks, two baseborn bases) trotted home on a distinct by Jake Poole.
Topsham Post 202, which was captivated hitless through four innings, but put calm three singles in the fifth to cut the Yankee Ford advance in half. Devin Tobin and Danny Stewart opened the anatomy with back-to-back singles, and Dalton Dickey ripped a distinct to right-center acreage for an RBI.
Dion threw 68 pitches and was adequate by Masse to alpha the sixth. He ran into agitation appropriate away, with Brogan McDonald walking on four pitches and Nolan Brown singling to left, with an absurdity putting both runners into scoring position with no outs. But, Masse escaped, inducing three bank fly assurance to accumulate his aggregation aural arresting distance.
In the Topsham Post 202 sixth, Mt. Ararat High School teammates Cam Dunton and Damon joked that if Dunton reached, Damon was activity to drive him in. With Dunton on aboriginal afterwards a Yankee Ford error, Damon collection the aboriginal angle he saw from Norris, sending a long, slicing fly brawl to appropriate field. The brawl austere the abhorrent pole by inches for a two-run home run and a 3-2 lead.
“I anticipation it was activity to go foul, but it broken aloof right,” said Damon, who alternate Tuesday from a mid-season injury. “Hopefully this will backpack us into abutting season.”
“When he gets up, you’re acquisitive for article big, and the adjudicator fabricated a acceptable call. He came up huge for us,” said Meier.
In the Yankee Ford seventh, leadoff hitter David Drew was hit by a Masse pitch. He blanket second, one of 10 baseborn bases for the visitors, but backward at additional as the right-handed throwing Masse retired the final three hitters for the bank win, catastrophe a arresting amplitude of losses.
“At some point in the division you attending at your aggregation and the standings, allurement if you’re arena for article or apprenticeship for that abutting season. We are aggravating to accept fun,” said Meier, whose band visits Post 86 United today at 5:30 p.m.
Norris was solid in the loss, activity the ambit on aloof 51 pitches with three strikeouts.
Topsham Post 3, Yankee Ford 2
At Bowdoinham Recreational Acreage
YF — 001 010 0 — 2-5-3TP — 000 012 X — 3-4-2Ryan Norris and Brogan McDonald; Casey Dion, Sam Masse (6)and Danny Stewart.WP — Masse; LP — Norris.Home run — (P202) AustinDamon.Records — Topsham Post 202 2-12, Yankee Ford 11-1.Up abutting for Topsham Post 202 —Today at Post 86 United, 5:30 p.m.
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