Bulldogs Beat Maddogs 12-4, Chiefs Win in Lexington 3-2

Tufts University’s Patrick Solomon had five RBI’s, including a home run and a triple, when the Reading Bulldogs broke into the win column with a 12-4 victory over the Malden Maddogs at Maplewood. Starting pitcher Conor Gaughan (1-0) threw four innings of two-hit ball to grab the win as Andrew Croteau chalked up the save. Steve Shamnoski had a double on the way to a 3 for 3 night for the Maddogs.

Nick Valdario had two hits and scored twice to lead the Andre Chiefs to a 3-2 win over the Blue Sox in Lexington. Silas Reed (1-0) picked up the win with three innings of scoreless relief. Tim Dunphy worked the first three innings for the Chiefs and Tommy Leone got the seventh inning save. Mark Maestri (0-1) took the loss in relief of starter Ryan O’Rourke.

ICL action continues on Friday night with two games on tap. The Blue Sox and Alibrandis meet in Lexington at 8:00 PM and the Middlesex Expos host the Melrose Americans at Trum Field in Somerville at 8:30 PM.