Merchants, Alibrandis & Bulldogs Victorious on Thursday Night

The Wakefield Merchants got a homer from Bobby Losanno, three hits from Joe Barry, and three RBI’s and a couple of more hits from Dillon Koster, to beat the Melrose Americans 16-9 at Morelli Field. Koster continues to lead the ICL batting race, hitting a gaudy .592 (29-49) with 16 RBI’s. Greg Johnson (1-0) got the win.

David Lightbody’s three-run homer in the fourth inning powered Alibrandis to an 8-4 win over the Blue Sox in Lexington.  For Alibrandis it was their fourth straight win. Teddy Dziuba and Jamil Moquette each had three hits for Alibrandis and Andrew Selima drove in three of the runs for the Sox. Brian Tanguay (1-1) picked up the win.

Jack Burke (2-0) tossed five innings of three-hit ball, and Alex Mandrus recorded the save, when the Reading Bulldogs edged the Somerville Royals 6-5 at Endicott College.