Alibrandis, Merchants & Reds Win on Wednesday

Alibrandis got sacrifice flies from Bobby Barrett and Dave Lightbody in the top of the eighth inning to take an 8-6 extra inning win at Maplewood. The Chiefs tied the game up at 6-6 with three runs in the bottom of the seventh. James Cramphin (2-0) got the win in relief. Johhny Welch went 4-4 with a homer for the Chiefs.

Mike Andrews tossed a three-hitter and Dillon Koster drove home two runs when the Merchants beat the Malden Maddogs 4-1 in Wakefield.

In Wednesday’s other game, the Watertown Reds edged the Melrose Americans 7-6 at Victory Field.