Eagles Nip Trojans 4-3

first_img Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 Bio admin Latest posts by admin (see all) State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015center_img Latest Posts Brad Folmer of the Ellsworth Eagles dives back to first base as Jasper Cousins of the Mount Desert Island Trojans waits for the throw.—HUGH BOWDENELLSWORTH — Ellsworth righthander Pat Kelley stifled a Mount Desert Island rally in the sixth inning, then struck out the side in the seventh to preserve a 4-3 win for the Eagles at Ellsworth on Saturday. Kelley, who is working his way back into pitching form after being bothered by a sore arm, came on in relief of Ellsworth starter Andrew Hodge with one run in for the Trojans and two more on base in the top of the sixth inning.Hodge had walked leadoff hitter Devon Young and Dennis O’Neil reached base when third baseman Seth Cote couldn’t make a play on his slow roller to third base.Peter Logue then reached base on a throwing error that allowed Young to score and left Logue at second and O’Neil at third.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textKelley struck out Caleb MacDonald, and Ian Hodgdon then grounded the ball to second baseman Garrett Kaspala, whose throw to catcher Jordan Carter nailed O’Neil as he tried to score the tying run.Gordon Falt, who had singled twice in previous at-bats, then struck out to end the inning.Kelley gave up a harmless single to Jasper Carter in the seventh but struck out Nolan Hall, Sam Stewart and Young.The Trojans played catch-up from the start.Ellsworth scored in the bottom of the first inning against MDI righthander Sam Stewart when Brad Folmer singled, stole second, went to third on a passed ball and came home on Hodge’s long fly ball to center field.The Trojans evened the score at 1-1 in the top of the second when Young doubled and scored on a double by Logue.Ellsworth went back in front in the third when Folmer walked, stole second and third and came home on a two-out double by Hodge.Again the Trojans answered in their next at bat as Young singled and scored on a double by O’Neil.Folmer again got things started with a walk as the Eagles took a 4-2 lead in the fifth.One out later, Adam Kaspala reached base on an error.Stewart got Hodge to foul out, but Mickey Manning followed with a single to drive in Folmer, and Kaspala raced home on a single by Carter. Stewart pitched a complete game for the Trojans, scattering six hits and striking out three. House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014last_img read more