The Americans sent 11 men to the plate in the fifth inning, scoring seven runs, on the way to a 12-6 comeback win over the Andre Chiefs at Morelli Field. Chris Hopkins had a homer and two doubles, John Jennings three hits and two RBI’s, and Dave Center two hits that included a two-run homer.
Peter Copa and Leivi Ventura had home runs to help the Chiefs build a 6-2 third inning lead. Aran Hamilton-Grenham (1-0) got the win while Shawn Smeglin recorded his second save of the year.
At Trum Field, Brady Chant had two hits and James McConville two RBI’s to lead the Somerville Royals to 5-1 win over the Malden Maddogs. Paul Covelle (1-0) allowed just two hits in five innings, striking out seven, to get the win.
Alibrandis and the Maddogs will meet at East Boston Stadium on Thursday at 8:00 PM in the lone ICL game on the schedule.