Calais Little League 9-10-Year-Old All Stars District I Runners Up

Photo: Team members consist of (In Team Picture Back Row L to R) Isiah Nichols, Noah Collins, Oliver Clark, Kaeson Dana, Colby Moholland, Ayden Hatt, and Ryley Case.  Front Row L to R – Luke Morrell, Caleb Townsend, Frank Milano and Matthew O’Connell and Jack Downing (not pictured).  The team was coached by Tom Moholland, Ryan Case, Arnie Clark and Jack Downing. Absent from the team photo is Chase Scott.

The 9/10 Calais Little League All Stars team played four games in the post-season, winning two and losing two, which earned them the title of District I Runners Up.

Calais earned wins over Ellsworth and Acadia and both losses came from Machias, who went on to earn the District I Championship.

The tournament was off to a tough start for Calais, losing their first game to Machias with a score of 17 to 5 on June 28.  Ryley Case, Kaeson Dana, Oliver Clark and Colby Moholland pitched for Calais.  Calais had two hits one by Ayden Hatt and one off the bat of Jack Downing.  

Calais went on to win their next two games with a 16-14 win over Ellsworth and a 9-8 extra-inning victory over Acadia.  In the Ellsworth game, pitchers for Calais were Kaeson Dana, Ryley Case and Luke Morrell, who came in to get the save. At the plate, Kaeson Dana and Ryley Case each had two hits, followed by Ayden Hatt, Luke Morrell, Noah Collins and Colby Moholland all with one hit each.  

On July 5, Calais hosted Acadia.  Ryley Case pitched a strong 5 innings for Calais, followed by Oliver Clark and Luke Morrell, who got the win in an extra-inning back-and-forth game.  Calais was paced at the plate by Colby Moholland with two hits.  Ayden Hatt, Noah Collins and Kaeson Dana each had a hit. 

Calais met back-up with Machias on July 8 in the District I Final, with a 18-2 defeat from the two-time District I Champions.  Kaeson Dana and Frank Miliano pitched for Calais against a strong Machias team.  Pacing Calais at the plate was Luke Morrell and Isiah Nichols with one hit each.  

Matt O’Connell hits the ball in action against Acadia.

Ryley Case, Kaeson Dana, Colby Moholland, Luke Morrell, Oliver Clark and Caleb Townsend during the National Anthem.

Luke Morrell makes the play to first.