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August 6, 2013

Monday's area roundup: Beverly takes first game of playoffs against Swampscott


The Salem News

---- — NORTH SHORE BASEBALL LEAGUE

Beverly 6, Swampscott 2: In continuation of Sunday’s rain delayed game, the Beverly Recs picked up in the bottom of the second inning. Alex Teal went all seven innings, allowing four hits, two runs while striking out six batters. Jason Hyland drove in two runs and had a base hit in the win. Ethan Trowt, J.C. Collette and T.J. Larrivee also drove in runs for the Recs.

Newburyport 4, Champions 3: Derek Lyons hit a three-run homer to give Peabody an early lead, but Newburyport rallied to win the game and the playoff series. Mike Maroney struck out eight.