Americans Win 10-8, Blue Sox Take 6-2 Comeback on Friday

Charlie Huegi went a perfect 4 for 4, with two RBI’s, and Elias Varinos added three hits, including a double, when the Melrose Americans outslugged the Maddogs 10-8 in Malden on Friday night. Jason Giagrande (1-0) picked up his first win in relief of Ronnie Luke.

In Lexington, the Blue Sox scored six times in the bottom of the sixth inning to comeback and beat the Andre Chiefs 6-2. Alex Votik had a three RBI double and Ross Curley, Kyle Adie and Anderson Jimenez all had two hit games for the Blue Sox. Junior Pena (1-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief. Tony Serino had two hits and an RBI while Tim Dunphy (3-2) took the loss for the Chiefs.

A single game in Wakefield and two doubleheaders are on tap for Sunday in the ICL. The Chiefs visit the Merchants at Walsh at 3:00 PM while the Reading Bulldogs host Alibrandis at Morton Field in a twinbill beginning at 3:00 PM. In the other doubleheader, the Americans and Somerville Royals meet at Trum Field starting at 5:00 PM.