HUNTINGTON – Matt Hannoush delivered three solid innings of relief, and the Saints rallied to defeat host Gateway 10-7 in high school baseball action Monday. Hannoush (1 K) allowed just one hit.
Gateway starting pitcher Geoffrey Sobotka recorded six strikeouts through 7 2-3 innings. Five of the Gators runs allowed were unearned.
Gateway was coming off a game against Lee, which was suspended after 4 1-2 innings. The Gators (9-5) trailed 6-4.
Rams blank Hamp
Southwick-Tolland 10, Hampshire 0
SOUTHWICK – Southwick’s Nick Maserelli struck out 10 batters to lead Southwick. The Rams (12-2) received two hits apiece from Andrew Mitchell, Brian Sheil, and Eddie Martinez. Patrick King delivered a hit and two RBIs.
Southwick was fresh off a 6-1 win over Granby, a game Friday which saw Rams’ starter Andrew Mitchell toss a four-hitter. He struck out six.
In that game, Bob Hamel had two hits and an RBI; Jake Goodreau had a triple, sacrifice, and three RBIs; and, Vinnie Fortini rapped a double.
Southwick 11, Hampshire 3
Southwick won its seventh straight game to improve to 7-5-1.
Ryan Leclair pitched a complete game for the Rams, yielding just two hits and two earned runs. He struck out 14 batters.
Southwick Nick Hough (2 RBIs), Nick Chambers, and Travis Perillo managed hits at the plate. The Rams were patient at the plate, forcing several Hampshire walks.
“It was a solid fundamental game,” Rams’ JV coach Rick Stacy said.