Blue Sox Hold Off Alibrandis, Expos Edge Americans 4-3 in Friday Action

Luke Hall drove in two runs and Dom Zaher added an RBI to lead the Blue Sox to a 3-2 win over Alibrandis at Lexington High. Pat McGowan (1-0) went five innings to get the win and Brett Parker and Jack Schwartz threw a scoreless frame each to preserve the lead. Sean Sullivan (0-1) pitched well for Alibrandis but took the loss.

The Middlesex Expos recorded their first ICL win in a 4-3 victory over the Melrose Americans at Trum Field. Cam Monagle (1-0) struck out 11 and allowed six hits over six innings to record the win while Dane Lebert got the save. Jose Paulino with two hits and an RBI and Andrew Mazzone, with a triple and two RBI’s, led the Middlesex offense. John Jennings went 3 for 3 with an RBI for the Americans.

ICL play resumes on Sunday with three games. The Americans host Alibrandis at Morelli Field in Melrose at 4:00 PM, the Expos visit the Reading Bulldogs at Austin Prep at 5:00 PM, and the Andre Chiefs and Malden Maddogs tangle at Trum Field in Somerville at 8:30 PM.