Darren Hartwell and Harry Oringer had three hits each and E.J. Martinez had a homer when the Reading Bulldogs beat the Melrose Americans 5-1 at Morelli Field. Anthony Dally (2-1) went five innings to pick up the win for the Bulldogs. Austin Masel had a triple for Melrose.
Ross Curley and Ryan McCarthy each drove in two runs to lead the Lexington Blue Sox to a 7-1 win over the Somerville Royals on Pete Frates/ALS Awareness Day at St. John’s Prep in Danvers. Drew Leenhouts (1-1) evened his season record with the win.
Andrew Hamel (1-1) got the win when the Trojans banged out 11 hits on the way to 7-4 win over the Wakefield Merchants in Arlington.
At Victory Field in Watertown, the Chiefs and Reds battled to a 2-2 nine inning tie. Tim Dunphy threw seven consecutive scoreless innings and allowed no runs and only two hits after the second inning. Billy Sullivan, Chris Hendrix, and Lamarre Rey all pitched for the Reds and the trio held the Chiefs to five hits. Jon Barber had two singles for the Reds and Danny DiMare had an RBI for the Chiefs.
On Monday, the Blue Sox host the Trojans in Lexington at 8:00 PM and the Reds and Chiefs meet in a rematch at Maplewood (Malden Catholic) at 8:15 PM.