A championship like feel for a preliminary playoff game this afternoon. It’s only an 8-9 matchup, but the Orono-Houlton baseball game was played this afternoon at UMaines Mahaney Diamond.To the turf field we go. The winner of this one advances to face Foxcroft on thursday.No score in the second, Jordan Bragan up. Ropes one to center field. The pitcher Jan Gervais comes in to score. Shiretowners would lead 3-0.But Orono pitcher Jake stoddard settled down. He doesn’t allow another run. Orono come back and in the seventh get the game winner on a wild pitch. The Red Riots are on to face Foxcroft. They beat Houlton 4-3.