AUBURN-Windham defeated Rogers Post 12-1 to take sole possession of first place in Legion Zone 3 standings.
Rogers hit the board first in the bottom of the first inning. Leadoff batter, Nate Blais hit a double and was sacrificed to third. Blais found home after tagging up after Josh Delong flew out to center field. Windham quickly answered in the second. Tanner Laberge got on with a single, stole second and Zach Conley drove him in with a single.
After a couple of quick, scoreless innings, Windham’s bats generated some runs. Calvin Field led the inning off with a single and stole second. Spencer Hodge hit a single to drive Field in. Joey Francoeur hit a single to advance Hodge to third. With two out, Jack Herzig drove in Hodge and Francoeur. Tanner Laberge drew a walk. Ethan Petty roped a double to drive in Herzig and Laberge.
In the top of the seventh, Windham once again proved that they play a full game of baseball. In the inning, Dennis Meehan, Alex Loftis, Jack Herzig, Tanner Laberge, Ethan Petty and Zach Conley all scored. Nate Boyle pitched the whole game for Windham and recorded four strikeouts.
Windham’s next three games are at home. They faceTri-Town (Poland, Mechanic Falls and Minot) on Thursday and have a double header against Andy Valley on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. at Windham High School.