Jared Freni allowed three singles and struck out 13 to lead the Chiefs to a 2-0 shutout win over the Somerville Royals at Trum Field. Shande Stande and Mike Burgoyne had the Chiefs RBI’s. Freni (pictured left) went to 3-0 with the win while Ryan Covelle (1-1) took the loss.
In Malden, the Lexington Blue Sox got three innings of shutout relief from Drew Leenhouts (1-1) to beat the Maddogs 6-2. Julian Alvarez homered for the Blue Sox while Ethan Harris hit his second homer of the year for Malden.
The Watertown Reds moved to 5-1 on the season when they edged Alibrandis 5-4 in a contest that was played at Lexington High.
On Wednesday, the Reading Bulldogs visit the Wakefield Merchants at Walsh Field at 6:00 PM, the Chiefs and Americans meet at Morelli Field in Melrose at 7:30 PM, and the Royals host the Maddogs at Trum Field at 8:15 PM.