Lightbody, Rey Give Alibrandis 2-1 Nine Inning Win Over Americans

Dave Lightbody’s walk off two run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Alibrandis a 2-1 come from behind win over the Melrose Americans on Friday night at Maplewood. Lightbody’s homer backed the pitching of Lamarre Rey who went all nine innings and allowed six hits while striking out 15. Dan Cacciola gave the Americans a 1-0 lead in the top of the ninth. Chris Mitchell put the Americans in positon to win with 7.1 innings of shutout ball. Shawn Smeglin (1-1) came on in the eighth and ninth and took the loss.

It was the only ICL game played on Friday.