Union Farm Equipment defeated the Damariscotta Lions 9-7 on July 1 in the Mid Coast Babe Ruth semi-finals at Medomak Valley High School. Union Farm will face off against Pen Bay Dentistry for the league title on Wed., July 5 at 5 p.m. in Belfast.
Conner Simmons started for Union and went four innings (6R,4K,2B,2H), and Wyatt Fillmore closed out the final three innings (2R, 4H,1B,1K).
Adam Sirois started for the Lions and went four innings (6R,4K,2B,2H), and Joel Pitcher closed out the final two innings (1B,2K,3H,3R) in the loss.
The Lions jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Quincy Perry hit a two out single and scored on a Joseph Giberson single. Adam Sirois walked and he and Giberson scored on a Pitcher single. Pitcher scored on an error.
Union Farm came back with four runs in the home half of the first. Creamer walked and scored on a Duncan Widdecombe single. Wyatt Fillmore walked to set up a RBI single to Jordan Powell and RBI error to Jake Bickmore.
Union took the lead with two runs in the third. Widdecombe, Fillmore and Powell reached on errors, with Fillmore and Powell driving in a run each.
Damariscotta got one run back in the fifth to pull within one when Perry singled and scored on a Sirois single.
Union Farm answered the threat with a three runs in the bottom of the fifth. Creamer reached on an error, Widdecombe singled and both scored on a Fillmore double. Powell drove home Fillmore with a single.
The Lions scored a run in the sixth to pull within three. Levi Farrin singled and scored on a passed ball. They added a run in the seventh when Tiger Cumming singled and scored on a Sirois ground out.