Bulldogs Sweep, Blue Sox Win in 9th, Kirby 3-Hitter Wins for Americans

The Reading Bulldogs swept a doubleheader from the Somerville Royals 7-1 and 10-1 at Endicott College in Beverly on Sunday. Tim Woods (1-0) threw a complete game five-hitter in the opener. Zac Talis had four hits, including a double, and Nick Berno added three hits for Reading. George Crowley accounted for the only Royals’ run with a solo home run.  In the nightcap, Anthony Dally (2-0) allowed just four hits in six innings to get the win. Kyle Devin led the way at the plate with three hits.

In Arlington, the Lexington Blue Sox scored six times in the top of the ninth on the way to a 7-1 extra inning win over the Trojans. Alex Voitik had a two run triple and Jeff Blount pitched two innings of one-hit baseball to get the win.

Zack Kirby (2-1) allowed just three hits and struck out ten when the Melrose Americans beat the Watertown Reds 4-2 at Victory Field.  Austin Masel had a triple and two RBI’s for the Americans. Christian Rosati and Nick Herzog drove in the other Americans’ runs.

There are two ICL games scheduled on Monday. The Bulldogs host the Wakefield Merchants at Endicott College at 8:00 PM and the Americans visit the Andre Chiefs at Maplewood/Malden Catholic at 8:15 PM.