King & Cushman walks off with a victory
David Konowitch, right, of King and Cushman, prepares to catch as John Espinosa of East Side reaches for first on a pick attempt Tuesday at Arcanum Field. Espinosa was safe. JERREY ROBERTS Purchase photo reprints »
Zach Goodwin-Boyd’s two-run single in the bottom of the seventh gave King & Cushman a walk-off 3-2 win over East Springfield, Tuesday in American Legion action at Arcanum Field.
Down one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Northampton Post 28 catcher Cam Woodward drew a walk off East Springfield starter Niel Begly. After Begley hit pinch-hitter Mikey Thompson, East Springfield (4-5) summoned Weldon, who struck out Mike Molloy. A wild pitch allowed the baserunners to advance. Goodwin-Boyd (two hits) followed with a fly ball over the center fielder’s head to cap the comeback.
Mack Hale had three hits for King & Cushman (4-2), David Longstreeth had two, and David Konowitch and John Grimaldi each contributed one. Joe Warner pitched 61∕3 innings for Post 28, allowing two runs on 10 hits and two walks.
Relief pitcher Sam Walker was credited with the win, despite only throwing two pitches.
Pettengill Insurance 6, Amherst 3 — Jordan Page allowed just one earned run in a complete-game victory for Post 260.
Matt Beauchemin had a hit and scored twice for Pettengill (5-4). Scott Bicknell had an RBI double, while Pat Sears and Connor Sheridan each added an RBI single.
Alec Snyder-Fair stroked an RBI double for Post 148 (2-6). Asher Young gave up four earned and fanned six in a complete-game loss.
Amherst 10, Easthampton 0 — Zach Kelley, Brett Morrison and Selah Dalomba combined to pitch a no-hitter in Amherst’s win at Easthampton. Morrison scored two runs and drove in a run. Brendan Ziomek and Kelly each had a run and an RBI.
Easthampton 1, Chicopee 0 — Brooke Pashek scored Easthampton’s only run before the game was called due to weather after five innings. Caelin Mottor had two strikeouts for Easthampton (5-0). Abby Edgin and Moira Pitrat each had a hit.
Amherst 10, Easthampton 0
Amherst 112 231 x—10 11 2
Easthampton 000 000 x—0 0 4
WP - Kelley; LP - Vishaway
Records: Amherst (5-0-1); Easthampton (3-5)
King & Cushman 3,
East Springfield 2
East Springfield 101 000 0—2 10 1
King & Cushman 001 000 2—3 9 0
WP - Walker; LP - Begley
Records: East Springfield (4-5); King & Cushman (4-2)
Pettengill Insurance 6, Amherst 3
Amherst 000 010 2—3 4 2
Pettengill 120 030 x—6 8 1
WP - Page; LP - Young
Records: Amherst (2-6); Pettengill (5-4)
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Easthampton 1, Chicopee 0
Chicopee 000 00x x—0 5 0
Easthampton 000 01x x—1 2 1
WP - Mottor
Records: Easthampton (5-0)