Fort Fairfield outlasts Bangor Christian to win ‘D’ North baseball title

By | June 13, 2018

BANGOR, Maine — One of the hardest decisions a high school baseball coach faces during postseason play is how to handle a pitching staff.

The availability of staff aces and team-wide depth play pivotal roles, as do pitch counts and arm fatigue as the regular season gives way to the win-or-go-home pursuit of playoff success.

Bangor Christian coach Tim Collins faced a gut-wrenching decision during Wednesday’s Class D North championship game at Mansfield Stadium, with staff ace Dean Grass — coming off a complete-game performance in last Saturday’s semifinal — pitching a no-hitter but tiring midway through the contest and the Patriots …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News