MDI Holds Off Woodland in Exhibition Game Saturday 5-3
The MDI Trojans beat the Woodland Dragons 5-3 in an 8-inning exhibition game on Saturday, April 16 in Baileyville
The Trojans led 1-0 after 6 innings before scoring 4 runs in the top of the 7th. Woodland answered with a run in the bottom of the 7th and 2 in the bottom of the 8th inning.
Jay Haney started on the hill for MDI and was masterful, spinning a 5.0 inning no-hitter, striking out 8 without walking a batter. Colin Sullivan pitched 2 innings allowing 1 hit and 1 run striking out 5 and walking 2. Joey Wellman-Clouse pitched the 8th allowing 2 runs.
MDI had 7 hits, 4 of which were for extra bases. Haney had a triple. Cal Hodgdon and Brendan Graves each had a double. Sullivan had a double and single. Wellman-Cluse and Ian MacDonnell each had a single.
Evan Curtis started on the mound for the Dragons. Curtis pitched 3.0 innings holding the Trojans hitless. He struck out 2. Cyrus Sewell pitched 4 innings allowing 5 hits on 5 runs. He struck out and walked 3 batters. Sheayn Ferreira pitched the 8th, striking out and walking 1.
Jack Downing and Shain McIver tripled for Woodland. Wyatt Cropley had a single.
MDI opens the regular season at home on Tuesday, April 25th against Ellsworth at 4:30 p.m.
Woodland opens the season on Wednesday, April 19th at 1 p.m. against Narraguagus at home.
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