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June 26, 2013

Tuesday's area roundup: Danvers Senior Babe Ruth makes it three in a row


The Salem News

---- — NORTHEAST SENIOR BABE RUTH

Trailing by five runs in the second inning, Danvers Senior Babe Ruth put up runs in the third, fourth and sixth innings to win, 9-5 against Saugus.

The victory marks the third straight for Danvers (3-3), having won a pair over the weekend.

Connor Kelleher went the distance, giving up five hits and striking out eight batters. Offensively, John Thomas went 2-for-2 with two runs scores and a RBI, Chris Valles finished 2-for-4, including a double and four RBI, while brother Alex went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scores and two RBI.

John Renwond played well at second base and went 1-for-1 with a walk and a double. All 13 players reached in the game.

NORTH SHORE GIRLS SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Wakefield 40, Bishop Fenwick 36: Daniella Iannuzzi led the way for Wakefield with 11 points, while Kate Lipka netted a game-high 23 points.

Katherine Lawless scored 13 for Lynnfield in the 39-36 victory over Beverly. Hannah Kiernan (10) and Meg Collins (nine) helped Masconomet defeat Danvers, 41-22. Devin Johnson netted a team-high for the Falcons. Haley Willis (10) guided Hamilton-Wenham to a 28-23 victory over Gloucester.

NORTH SHORE BASEBALL LEAGUE

Newburyport 1, Beverly Recs 0: The Recs (7-5-2) came out on the wrong end of a pitcher’s duel as Newburyport pushed the game’s only run across with a pair of infield hits and a sacrifice fly in the third. Nick Colatno allowed just three hits in the game for Beverly and struck out three.

FUTURES COLLEGIATE BASEBALL LEAGUE

Nashua 4, North Shore 3: The Navigators put the go-ahead run in scoring position in the bottom of the ninth, but defending FCBL champion Nashua closed out the game to win their first 2013 meeting of last year’s league finalists.

North Shore fell behind 4-0 but scored three times in the seventh with RBI from Alex Markakis and Tim Hendricks. Shortstop Joe Love went 3-for-4 and scored a run, Kyle Devin had two hits and Justin Davis and Shaun McGrath each threw a scoreless inning.