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Wednesday’s Legion: Amherst beats King & Cushman in season opener

Asher Young scattered four hits and struck out five as Amherst Post 148 defeated King & Cushman 4-1 Wednesday in both teams’ American Legion season opener in Amherst.

Justin Carey had one hit and scored two runs for Amherst, while Jamie Carey had two RBIs and Jose Cabrera added one RBI in the win.

Zach Goodwin-Boyd had four hits and a run scored for Post 28.

Ludlow 16, Belchertown 2 — Aaron Rocheleau and Nick Kubacki each drove in a run in the seventh inning but Post 239 dropped its opener at home.

Wilbraham 5, Pettengill Insurance 4 — Connor Sheridan gave Post 260 (1-1) a 4-0 lead with a two-run homer in the fourth inning, but a five-run fourth gave Wilbraham the lead for good.

Joe Ciolek had an RBI single for Pettengill.

Mickey Mantle

Amherst 3, Frontier 0 — Django Ellenhorn had two hits and a run as Amherst (1-0-1) won its first of the season on the road.

Selah Dalomba scored one run with a stolen base, while Ethan Young, Zach Kelly and Alex Mangels each had a hit.

Mohawk 7, Easthampton 0 — Jamie Ryan had two hits, while Kyle Richard added one for Easthampton (1-1).

American Legion

Ludlow 16, Belchertown 2

Ludlow 022 01(10) 1—16 15 0

Belchertown 000 000 2—2 4 3

WP - Frost; LP - Cavanaugh

Records: Ludlow (1-0); Belchertown (0-1)

Amherst 4, King and Cushman 1

King and Cushman 000 001 0—1 4 0

Amherst 200 020 x—4 7 2

WP - Young; LP - Borges-Vega

Records: Amherst (1-0)

Wilbraham 5, Pettengill Insurance 4

Pettengill 002 200 0—4 4 2

Wilbraham 000 500 x—5 4 0

WP - Owczarski; LP - Page;

Records: Pettengill Insurance (1-1) Wilbraham (1-0)

Mickey Mantle

Mohawk 7, Easthampton 0

Mohawk 200 212 0—7 11 4

Easthampton 000 000 0—0 3 4

WP - Eckler; LP - Vishway;

Records: Mohawk (2-0-1) Easthampton (1-1)

Amherst 3, Frontier 0

Amherst 000 102 0—3 6 1

Frontier 000 000 0—0 2 1

WP - Mangels; LP - Killeen;

Records: Amherst (1-0-1) Frontier (0-3)

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