Congratulations to the Ellsworth Minor League Baseball Team who won the District 1 Championship at Calais Monday night, July 12th in a shoot-out, winning 23-22.

Photo Amy Pooler

The team was coached by Jon Wood, Dan Larry and Peter Austin. Players were

  • Brayden Pooler
  • Bentley Miles 
  • Emmitt Pickard
  • Julian Larry
  • Zeke Belinsky 
  • Trey Keene 
  • Bryce Wood 
  • Max Lindsey 
  • Asa Grinnell
  • Declan Welch
  • Mikey Clough

The Ellsworth Team lost to Calais in the opening game and had to advance through the loser's bracket. They beat the Acadians, Coastal, Machias, then Calais on Saturday and  again on Monday night to win the District 1 Championship.

There is no State Tourney, so their season is over. Congratulations on a great season!

Thanks to Amy Pooler for the information

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