North Shore 3, Bristol 1: The Navs took the lead in the best-of-3 series with pitchers James Flood, Cam Seguin, Jake Gigliotti and closer Beau Dana combining to limit the Blues to three hits. Dom Freeburger, Kade Kretzschmar and John Rodriguez each drove in single runs for North Shore with Dana slamming the door for his second playoff save in as many nights.
NORTH SHORE BASEBALL LEAGUE
Peabody Champions 4, Beverly Recs 3: In Game 1 of the semifinal series, the Recs rallied to tie the bout with three in the top of the seventh but the Pub walked off with the victory by plating one in the bottom half. Peter O'Connell threw six for Champs and Scott Weismann grabbed the win while Jon Cahill and David Ruggerio sparked the offense. Mike Burgess and Ethan Trowt hit the ball well for Beverly.