Merchants, Blue Sox & Alibrandis Take Wednesday Wins

Bobby Losanno, Tyler Lyne, Anthony Cecere and Bryant Dana had two hits each, and Scott Searles added a double and two RBI, when the Merchants held off the Malden Maddogs 8-6 in Wakefield. The Maddogs made things interesting when they scored six times in the top of the seventh. Joseph Maguire stayed perfect at 3-0 throwing five innings of three hit ball with six K’s.

In Melrose, the Lexington Blue Sox pulled away from the Americans 9-3 at Morelli Field. The Sox got homers from Ross Curley, Julian Alvarez and Zach Stevens to pace their 16 hit attack. Borja Jones-Berasaluce (1-0) picked up the win. Dave Center stayed hot for the Americans going a perfect 3-3 with a double.

Alibrandis erased a 2-0 Andre Chiefs lead to take a 4-2 win at Maplewood. Sean Sullivan (2-0) picked up the win while Brian Tanguy chalked up his second save. Juan Parra and Teddy Dziuba each had two hits and an RBI for Alibrandis. Zack Kirby (1-1) took the loss for the Chiefs despite striking out 13 batters.

The Blue Sox host the Reading Bulldogs at Lexington High in the only game on the Thursday ICL schedule.