Lamprey River, Rye to battle for District II LL crown
Rye shortstop Max Malila puts a tag on Somersworth runner Jake Ducharme as second baseman Nick Guerin covers the bag. (Bruce Taylor/Union Leader)
In the other semifinal, Rye defeated Somersworth 14-4. Rye and Lamprey River will meet in the final today at 1 p.m. in Rye.
Johnson hit a double and Cantwell slugged a two-run home run to make it 2-0 Lamprey River in the first inning. Portsmouth's Trevor Allen hit a solo home run in second inning to make it 2-1.