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July 9, 2013

Monday's area roundup: Navigators split doubleheader


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North Shore Navigators split twinbill: The North Shore Navigators snapped a three-game losing streak, taking the first game of their doubleheader matchup against the Seacoast Mavericks, 4-0 yesterday.

Tom Crispi picked up the win on the mound allowing three hits in four innings of work. Crispi allowed just four walks and no runs.

Tyler Zupcic went 3-for-4 at the plate, while John Hennessey, Justin Peluso, Andrew Brodbeck and Devin Carter and drove in a run for the Navs.

In the second game, the Navigators were shutout by Seacoast, 2-0. Walker O’Conner was the losing pitcher, allowing three hits and two runs.

Tim Henrdicks was the only North Shore player with multiple hits in the loss, as Eddie Reese and Alex Markakis each contributed one hit apiece.

BABE RUTH 14s ALL-STARS

Danvers wins two: The Danvers Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars won a pair of games recently, blanking Swampscott-Nahant, 10-0, and Saugus, 13-8.

Jack Anderson fired a five-inning complete game shutout against Swampscott-Nahant, striking out eight. Kyle Hajj and Jack Ward both had two hits offensively while teammates Matt Andreas, Kieran Moriarty, Trevor Hajj and Matt Rando knocked in runs.

In the win over Saugus, left fielder Trevor Hajj was 4-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBI while right fielder Tyler Mentzer was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Sean Rooney threw five innings to earn the win and turned a game-ending double play at shortstop for reliever Jack Anderson.

DISTRICT 16 LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STARS

Wyoma 8, Peabody Blue 0: Peabody’s District 16 Williamsport run came to an end with yesterday’s loss. James Taylor pitched well in relief for Peabody Blue, which finished 4-2 in the tournament.

WORLD TEAMTENNIS

Springfield 22, Boston 14: Katalin Marosi and Erick Butorac had Boston’s only win at mixed doubles (5-2) as the Lobsters fell to 1-1 in the early part of their season.