The Damariscotta Lions Babe Ruth team rallied from behind to beat PG Willey 10-8 in the Midcoast Babe Ruth quarter-finals at Great Salt Bay School in Damariscotta on June 29. Relief pitcher Chase Crockett collected the win (1.2I,1K,1B,1H,2R), and Tiger Cumming the save (.2I,1K,0R). Adam Sirois started and went 3.2I (4K,1B,8H,7R).
Logan Potansu started for the Camden based PG Willey team (4I,2K,1B,4H,4R), and Aidan Schecter took the loss (4R,1K,0B,6H,6R).
Damariscotta jumped out to a 2-0 lead. Quincy Perry hit a RBI single in the first scoring Tiger Cumming, and Eben Lord sacrificed in Joshua Tomasello in the second.
With two outs in the third, PG Willey rallied for four runs on doubles to Mike Kremin and Potsansu (RBI) and RBI singles to Sam Conlan and Sam Moody. They added one run in the fourth when Kremin tripled and scored on a baulk. They added two runs in the fifth to take a 7-2 lead. Conlan singled and Aidan Schecter reached on an error and they scored on RBI singles to Mat Kremin and Rylee Rapp.
The Lions got four runs back in the bottom of the fifth. Chase Crockett hit a lead off single, Cumming reached on an error (scored passed ball), Quincy Perry hit a RBI double, Joseph Giberson a RBI bunt single and Joel Pitcher a RBI double.
PG Willey added a run in the top of the sixth when Mike Kremin beat out an infield single and scored with Schecter reached on an error.
Damariscotta rallied in the home half of the sixth to win. Levi Farrin walked and scored when Cumming reached on an a two out error. Perry singled home Cumming to tie the game. Perry scored the go ahead run on a Sirois single. Joseph Giberson singled home Sirois.