Trojans Blank Chiefs, Reds Edge Merchants on Friday

Southpaw Andrew Hamel allowed just three hits in six innings to lead the Trojans to a 4-0 shutout win over the Andre Chiefs at Summer Street. Ryan Hood, Brendan Rocha, Kyle Boudrias, Kyle Dembroski, and Aaron Wilson, had the five hits for Arlington. Nate Witkowski had two of the Chiefs four hits and Peter Copa and Mike Andre had the other two. Hamel (1-0) struck out four before giving way to Matt Wesolowski, who allowed one hit in a scoreless seventh. Joe Saia (1-1) took the loss.

In Watertown, the Reds edged the Wakefield Merchants 7-6. Bill Sullivan (3-0) went the distance to get the win. Justin Forman had two hits, including a triple and three RBI’s, and Mike Samko also had two hits and a triple and drove in a couple to lead the Reds’ offense. Mike Sorrentino and Mark Webber each had a double and two hits for the Merchants.

There are no ICL games on Saturday.