Reds-Royals Split, Blue Sox, Americans & Chiefs Win on Sunday

The Watertown Reds and Somerville Royals split a doubleheader at Trum. Soren Hanson (3-0) went the distance in the opener to give the Royals a 4-3 win. Sean Cameron’s fifth inning grand slam erased a 3-0 Reds lead. The Reds came back and took the second game 16-10. Will Breenan led the way with two homers, three hits, and five RBI’s. Mac Jacobson and Cal Christofori each added three hits and three RBI’s for the Reds.

In Wakefield, the Lexington Blue Sox won their fifth straight behind the pitching of Ryan Filipowicz (3-1) over the Merchants 9-1.  Alex Voitik homered in his third straight game and drove in four runs. Taylor Ferguson had two doubles and three RBI’s and Jake Willsey added three hits and scored three runs for Lexington.

The Melrose Americans got three hits and three RBI’s from Malcolm Nachmanoff, and two hits each from Nick Herzog and Charlie Huegi, to get past the Arlington Trojans 9-6 at Summer Street. Ronnie Luke (2-1) picked up the win with three innings of relief.

In the second game of a three team doubleheader at Summer Street, Josh Desai (5-0) threw his second straight shutout, striking out 12 and scattering five hits, to give the Andre Chiefs a 2-0 win over the Trojans. Tony Serino and Shane Stande drove in the Chiefs’ runs.

On Monday, the Merchants visit the Americans at Morelli Field at 7:30 PM, the Reading Bulldogs host the Chiefs at Endicott College in Beverly at 8:00 PM, and the Royals and Blue Sox meet at Lexington High at 8:00 PM.