Chiefs, Merchants & Reds Pick-up Wednesday Wins

Jared Freni (5-2) struck out 12 in six innings, and Tim Dunphy picked up the save, when the Andre Chiefs took a 4-2 win over the Lexington Blue Sox at Maplewood. Tony Serino had a two RBI single and Johnny Welch hit a solo homer for the Chiefs. Ross Curley and Thomas Russo each had an RBI and two hits for the Blue Sox.

In Wakefield, Joseph Maguire (2-2) went the distance, striking out eight, when the Merchants beat the Arlington Trojans 6-2 at Walsh Field. Mark Webber had a big night at the plate going 3-3 with two doubles, two runs scored, and two RBI’s. Bobby Losano added a solo homer for the Merchants.

At Morelli, the Watertown Reds erased an 8-4 seventh inning lead, scoring 11 runs in the top of the seventh, to get a 15-8 win over the Melrose Americans. Will Breenan, Dan Chaisson, and Cal Cristofori, all had homers for the Reds. Nate Beck (2-1) picked up the win.

The Reading Bulldogs-Somerville Royals game that was scheduled to be played at Lexington High School was postponed due to a light failure.