Champions scored seven runs on eight hits in the first inning and went on to shut out the North Reading A’s, 10-0, in five innings.
Mike Moroney picked up his fourth win of the season, allowing three hits through five innings, and Dave Ruggiero, Derek Lyons and Zack Keenan each hit doubles and had two hits apiece.
Kyle Multner doubled home a run and also scored a run. Champions, which improved to 6-1, will play on the road against the Swampscott Sox Sunday night (7:30 p.m.).
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Ipswich 58, Manchester Essex 37: Jenna Gagnon dropped 23 points and Masey Zegarowski chipped in with 16 as the Tigers rolled to a win. Sydney Christopher scored 13 points to lead Manchester Essex.
Masconomet 46, Gloucester 18: The Chieftains overpowered Gloucester behind 13 points from Nicole Femino and 10 from Nicole Capero. Jules Costanzo scored nine for the Fishermen.
Lynnfield 42, Danvers 26: Katherine Lawless scored 14 points for Lynnfield while Devin Walsh added 10 for Danvers.