Falmouth Shuts Out Windham 7-0

Ben Wilson pitched a gem of a game to lead the Yachtsmen to a 7-0 shut out over Windham. Wilson gave up only an infield single, struck out 8 and walked 1 in 5 innings of work. Eli Cowperthwaite pitched the final 2 innings striking out 3 and allowing 1 hit.

Ben Wilson had a strong perofrmance for the win

Windham’s biggest threat came in the first inning. Wilson got 2 quick outs. Then with 2 strikes threw a sharp breaking ball for a swing and a miss, but the ball hit the dirt and allowed the runner to reach first. The next batter hit a dribbler off first base for a single. With runners on first and third Wilson picked the runner off first to end the threat and the inning.

In the home half of the first, Sam Kidder hit a single, stole second and moved third on an error. Patrick Gill delivered an RBI sac fly for a 1-0 lead.

Falmouth got three hits in the second inning but could not score. Ben Keller and Sean Dillworth each singled. Windham catcher Brady Aptham picked Keller off second. Eban Daniels singled, but again Aptham threw him out attempting to stretch it into a double.

Windham got another runner on in the third by way of a walk, but Wilson picked him off to erase the base runner and then struck out the next two hitters to end the inning.

Falmouth got 2 more runs in the third. Kidder reached with a single. Brady Coyne singled. Gus Ford reached on a fielder’s  choice and stole second base to put runners on second and third. Patrick Gill hit a deep fly ball to center field. Kidder scored easily and the speedy Ford tagged from second based and also scored. It was a rare 2 RBI sac fly for Gill and a 3-0 lead for the Yachtsmen.

Windham went down in order in the fourth inning. Falmouth broke the game open by scoring three more runs in their half of the inning. Sean Dillworth doubled and Eban Daniels singled to put runners on first and third. Falmouth then executed a double steal which lead to Dillworth scoring. Kidder hit an RBI single to score Daniels. Brady Coyne hit an RBI single to score Kidder and Falmouth led 6-0 after four innings.

Sean Dillworth had a double and a single for the Yachtsmen

Falmouth closed out the scoring in the sixth inning. Brennan Rumpf doubled and Sam Kidder tripled for his fourth hit of the day and another RBI.

Falmouth improved to 7-2 on the season. They are back in action on Saturday in Gorham where they start a stretch of playing 3 double headers in 8 days.