Masel Leads Americans, Dunphy Gets Complete Game Win for Chiefs

Dan Cacciola, Kevin Kelley and Austin Masel had two hits each to lead the Melrose Americans to a 4-3 win over the Arlington Trojans at Summer Street Field. Bobby Tramondozzi tossed 2.1 innings of one-hit relief to pick up the win. Shawn Smeglin worked into the fifth for the Americans allowing only one earned run. Included in Masel’s two hits were a triple and two RBI’s.

Tim Dunphy (1-0) went the distance for the Chiefs in a 5-3 comeback win over the Reading Bulldogs at Endicott College. Danny DiMare led the way at the plate for the Chiefs with a 2 for 4 night adding a triple and a couple of RBI’s. Ryan Sonberg and Peter Copa recorded doubles as the Chiefs rallied back from a 2-0 fifth inning deficit. Darren Hartwell, Hank Oringer and Zac Talis banged out two hits each for the Bulldogs.

There are no ICL games scheduled on Saturday.

On Sunday, the Somerville Royals meet the Americans at Morelli Field at 4:00 PM, the Wakefield Merchants host the Lexington Blue Sox at Walsh Field at 4:00 PM, and the Bulldogs and Watertown Reds get together at Endicott College at 7:00 PM.