Bucksport win with one run

first_img Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all) Bio Catcher Dakota Chipman of the GSA Eagles reaches to tag Josh Gray of the Bucksport Golden Bucks in Bucksport’s 1-0 win over the Eagles in Blue Hill. Gray was called safe on his headfirst slide, which came in the top of the seventh.Josh Gray singled, raced to third on an infield out and scored on a wild pitch to lift the Golden Bucks to a 1-0 win over the GSA Eagles on Wednesday, May 7, in Blue Hill.The game was a classic pitchers’ duel between righthanders Carter DeRedin of Bucksport and Kelsey Allen of GSA.DeRedin had the edge, allowing just two hits — a pair of singles by Garrison Looke — while striking out five batters and walking just one.Allen scattered six hits and pitched his way out of a couple of jams.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBucksport left two runners aboard in the second inning and again in the sixth, but Allen and the Eagles held the Golden Bucks scoreless until the top of the seventh.With one out, the speedy Gray singled and then went all the way to third as GSA third baseman Looke fielded Asher Bowden’s grounder and threw him out at first.With Cyr at the plate, Allen threw a pitch in the dirt that rolled a few feet away from catcher Dakota Chipman.Chipman quickly retrieved the ball and made a diving attempt to get Gray on his headfirst slide at the plate, but the tag was too late.That proved to be the only run the Golden Bucks needed as DeRedin retired the Eagles in order in the bottom of the inning.Gray had a pair of singles for Bucksport.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Latest Posts GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017center_img Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh 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]last_img

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