Eagles Hang On to Beat Hawks

HERMON — Delbert Beckwith pitched a complete game, scattering seven hits, as the Ellsworth Eagles downed the Hermon Hawks 5-3 on Friday in Hermon.

“It was a really exciting game with great defense on both sides,” said Ellsworth coach Dana Smith.

The Eagles jumped in front early with a run in the first inning as Andrew Austin and Cote Card walked and Austin scored on a botched pickoff attempt at second base.

Ellsworth added two more in the third when Austin walked, stole second and scored on a single by Card, and Card stole second and scored on a single by Kyle Haslam.

Hermon got a run in the fourth when Tyler Fournier singled and scored on a single by Braddock Deabay.

But the Eagles came up with the winning runs in the fifth.

Austin walked, stole second and scored on a double by Jordan Carter. Carter then moved to third on a single by Haslam and scored on a sacrifice fly by Thomas Sawyer.

The Hawks capped their scoring with two runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Zack Pond singled but was thrown out at home on a triple by Logan Trembley. Trembley scored on a single by Reid McGinley and Deabay doubled to score McGinley before the side was retired.

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Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]
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