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Summer baseball: Northampton Mickey Mantle beats Easthampton

Tylor McCallumore tripled and scored on Hunter Salem’s sacrifice fly for the eventual game-winning run in the sixth inning as the Northampton Mickey Mantle baseball team beat Easthampton 6-5 Friday in Northampton.

Charlie Ferrera went the first six innings for the win, while Chris Soderberg pitched a scoreless seventh to earn the save.

Easthampton battled back after falling behind 3-0, scoring four times to take the lead in the top of the fourth.

American Legion

Longmeadow 9, Amherst 6 — Post 148 fell behind 4-0 early and never recovered as Amherst fell at home.

Tim Knightly (two runs, RBI) Jose Cabrera (RBI) and Ethan Wenner (run) each had two hits for Amherst (1-4).

West Springfield 5, Pettengill Insurance 3 — A five-run fourth inning spoiled what was otherwise a solid outing for Endy Sanchez in the loss for Post 260 (4-3).

Sanchez gave up three earned runs on only four hits and struck out seven.

Connor Sheridan had a hit and scored twice for Pettengill, while Pat Sears (RBI double) and Scott Bicknell (RBI single) knocked in a run apiece.

East Springfield 9, Easthampton 0 — Chris Starcun had a ground-rule double and Brandon Weyant had a single for the only two hits for Post 224 (1-5), which fell at Daley Field.

Greenfield 8, Belchertown 0 — Sam Tillona struck out 12 in five innings of work to earn the victory for Post 81 (4-1).

Jon Mastalerz had two hits, including a double, for Post 239 (0-7).

Baseball

Mickey Mantle

Northampton 6, Easthampton 5

Easthampton 000 401 0—5 8 0

Northampton 120 210 x—6 7 3

WP - Ferrara; LP - Bennett; S - Soderberg

Records: Easthampton (2-4); Northampton (4-0)

American Legion

Wilbraham 4, King & Cushman 1

Wilbraham 000 102 1—4 8 1

Northampton 100 000 0—1 4 0

WP - Tongue; LP - Borges-Vega

Records: Wilbraham (3-1) King & Cushman (2-2)

Longmeadow 9, Amherst 6

Longmeadow 021 132 0—9 12 2

Amherst 000 202 2—6 9 3

WP - Bissen; LP - Carey

Records: Amherst (1-4) Longmeadow (2-2)

West Springfield 5, Pettengill 3

West Side 000 500 0—5 4 1

Pettengill 100 110 0—3 6 2

WP - Clark; LP - Sanchez

Records: West Springfield (3-3); Pettengill (4-3)

East Side 9, Easthampton 0

East Side 101 X12 4—9 7 2

Easthampton 000 000 0—0 2 1

WP - Weldon; LP - Crow

Records: Easthampton (1-5), East Side (3-3)

Greenfield 8, Belchertown 0

Belchertown 000 000 0—0 5 2

Greenfield 101 051 x—8 9 2

WP - Tillona; LP - Kusnierz

Records: Belchertown (0-7); Greenfield (4-1)

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