Reds & Alibrandis Move on to Semi-Finals with Sunday Wins

The #3 Watertown Reds and #4 Alibrandis took series ending Sunday night wins and will now move on to the ICL’s final four.

The Reds beat the #6 Andre Chiefs 10-3 and will now meet the #2 Wakefield Merchants with game one of that series scheduled for Trum Field in Somerville on Tuesday night at 8:15 PM. Alibrandis took the rubber game of their series with the #5 Reading Bulldogs 7-3. They will meet the #1 Blue Sox in game one in Lexington on Tuesday at 8:00 PM.

At Maplewood, the Reds came back from a 3-1 fourth inning deficit to eliminate the Chiefs in two games. Will Brennan had a homer and three RBI’s and Ben Johnston a double and three RBI’s to lead the way. Dan Chaisson, Sean Callahan-Montague and Josh Miller all added doubles, and Kyle LaVigne had two hits for the Reds. Nate Espelin tossed four scoreless innings in relief of Nate Beck to record the win. Evan Walsh took the loss for the Chiefs. Matt Nuzzo’s first inning solo homer gave the Chiefs the early lead.

Alibrandis got a complete game five-hitter from Sean Sullivan to lead them to the 7-3 win in a game played at Victory Field in Watertown. Dave Lightbody and Bobby Barrett both launched two-run doubles, and Teddt Dziuba had a two RBI single, for Alibrandis. Zac Talis drove in two of the three Reading runs with a double. Sullivan struck out two and walked just one. Cam Lanzilli took the loss for the Bulldogs.