Newtown Baseball Minors AA (9s)
Impact BT Men in Black 14, Big Dawgs 1
Last Wednesday night at Liberty Field, the Men in Black scored big to outlast the Big Dawgs, 14-1. The Big Dawgs were led by Michael Haddick and Luke Hannan going 2 for 2, while Jake Dandrea and Jack Street added a hit a piece. The Big Dawgs pitching staff only gave up five hits on the day, but 16 walks that ultimately led to a loss.
Haywood Insurance Marines 4, Mobil 1 Drillers 4
In the Saturday morning match-up at Liberty Field, the Marines and Drillers battled to a 4-4 tie. Will Swift, Joey Rios and Thomas Tavar led the Marines offense charge in the bottom of the 6th inning as the Marines came back from a 4-0 deficit to tie the game. Connor Haywood, Rios, Swift and Tavar all pitched well in the game which went seven innings and ended in 4-4 deadlock. The Drillers were led by the pitching performances of Patrick Boyle and Cole Morelli and built the early lead behind the hitting performance of Jared Dunn, CJ Demers and Morelli.
McGuire's Ale House Brewers 8, Impact BT Men in Black 8
In the Saturday afternoon game at Liberty Field, the Brewers and the Men in Black deadlocked with a score of 8-8. The Men in Black stormed to to a 5-0 lead after 1 inning behind RBI singles from John Godino and Luke Galer. The Brewers made it a 5-3 game after four innings. In the 5th, the Brewers tacked on another five runs to take an 8-5 lead. The Men in Black stormed back, holding the Brewers scoreless in the 6th and scoring three in the bottom of the inning to seal the tie. The Men in Black hurlers were led by John Godino, Liam Murphy, and Dillon Robinson, throwing four scoreless innings. At the plate, Godino and Robinson each had a pair of hits, and Thomas Armstrong reached base in all three of his plate appearances. The Brewers offense was paced by Aidan Finnegan, Jake Pare and Kyle Reilly combining to go 8 for 11 at the plate, and Emmett Dowd reaching base in all three of his plate appearances. On the mound Tristan Andrew and Josh Taylor combined for four scoreless innings of work, and James Malin made two solid defensive plays in the bottom of the 6th to help the Brewers hold on for the tie.