Playoffs start Monday
AMHERST – The Y’s Guys won the Amherst Little League pennant Monday night with a 12-5 win over the Cumberland Paving Cubs.
Nate Stone pitched a complete game for the Y’s Guys, striking out 15 batters, and giving up five hits and three walks.
Aaron Sjanic hit a triple for the Y’s Guys, earning one RBI, while Stone hit two doubles and s single, earning two RBI’s.
Jackson Comeau hit two doubles, and J.D. Pettigrew hit one double and two singles. Both players earned two RBI’s.
Jayden Matheson hit one single and had one RBI, Brady Crowe hit two singles and Colson Brown hit one single.
Brandon Hicks and Ethan Casey shared duties on the mound for the Cubs. They combined to strike out six batters, striking out six batters and giving up five walks.
Reese McLean hit two singles, and Brock McEachern and Zack Gould hit one single each and had one RBI each. Casey hit a single as well.
Mixers vs. Lions
The Casey Concrete Mixers edged the Lions 9-8 on Monday night.
Jackson Colborne pitched four innings for the Mixers. He struck out five batters, gave up eight hits and two walks. Jill Gallant pitched two innings. She struck out three batters and gave up two hits and no walks.
Reese Blakeney hit two singles for the Mixers, Colborne hit one single, and Josh Arsenault hit one single.
Cole Stevens pitched four innings for the Lions. He struck out five batters, gave up two hits and five walks.
Cameron Smith pitched two innings, striking out no batters, and giving up two hits and one walk.
Michael Farrell hit a home run and a single for the Lions, and Mats Stone hit one double and three singles.
Smith, Stevens and Graden Chitty hit one single each.
The Y’s Guys finished with the best regular season record. The Lions finished second, the Mixers third and the Cubs fourth.
Amherst Little League best-of-three playoffs start Monday at 6 p.m.
The Y’s Guys play the Cubs and the Mixers play the Lions.