The Reading Bulldogs jumped out to a 6-0 third inning lead before going on to beat the Arlington Trojans 8-3 on Monday night at Endicott College. Johnny Hayes hit a two-run homer and Rosario Missiti had a couple of RBI’s for the Bulldogs. Mike Curtis (1-0) went five innings to get the win.
Jared Freni (2-0), fired a 12 strikeout two-hitter when the Andre Chiefs shutout the Wakefield Merchants 4-0 at Maplewood. Peter Copa and Mike Andre each had an RBI single for the Chiefs and Dan Monagle had a seventh inning triple for the Merchants. Joe Westerman (1-2) allowed only six hits but took the loss.
The Melrose Americans and Watertown Reds played to 4-4 tie at Bentley University. Dillon Corliss and Matt Horan each went five innings respectively. Zeke Berg and Nick Herzog had two hits each for the Americans. Liam O’Connor (three hits, double, RBI), and Jon Barber, Dan Chaisson, and Justin Forman recorded two hits for the Reds.
Two ICL games are on the schedule for Tuesday. The Blue Sox host the Americans in Lexington at 8:00 PM and the Chiefs will visit the Royals at Trum Field in Somerville in an 8:15 PM start.