John Jennings had three RBi’s to back the pitching of Shawn Smeglin (3-2) when the Americans beat the Malden Maddogs 10-1 at Morelli Field. Will Shackelford added two hits and a couple of RBI’s and Charlie Huegi scored three runs for the Americans.
At Maplewood, Brian Tanguy (3-1) allowed just one hit in five innings, and along with three relievers, allowed just one baserunner in the game, when Alibrandis whacked the Andre Chiefs 8-0. Mark Adessa had a three run homer and five RBI’s for Alibrandis.
In Wakefield, Joseph Maguire (6-2) out-dueled Paul Covelle, tossing a six hit shutout, when the Merchants edged the Somerville Royals 1-0. Mike Mangonian’s single in the fourth inning drove home Joe Barry with game’s only run. Covelle (2-3) allowed only two hits and struck out nine in the tough luck loss.
Ben Gottesman (3-0) fired a complete game six-hitter and struck out six to lead the Reading Bulldogs to a 4-1 win over the Reds in Watertown. Chris Bosco with three hits, and Shane Nowak and Tyler Cedeno with two hits each, led the Bulldogs offense.