Michael Clapprood tossed 5 innings of one-hit ball and Cumberland, Rhode Island, cruised to a 14-0 win over the Queen Metropolis Athletics Riverdogs within the opening spherical of the Northeast Regional American Legion Match at Fitton Subject in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Wednesday.
The sport was referred to as within the sixth inning because of the 10-run rule.
The Maine state champion Riverdogs, comprised of gamers from Hampden Academy and Brewer Excessive Faculty, will attempt to stave off elimination on Thursday at midday once they tackle the loser of Wednesday evening’s recreation between Waterford, Connecticut, Publish 161 and Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, Publish 397.
Cumberland will tackle the winner of the Waterford-Shrewsbury recreation on Thursday at 7 p.m.
Clapprood struck out six and walked just one throughout his five-inning stint.
Cumberland jumped out to a 3-0 lead and broke the sport open with 4 extra runs within the fourth earlier than tacking on seven within the sixth.
Nick Tora had a two-run double and a single for the winners. Connor Allard had a pair of singles and Anthony Martin contributed a two-run single.
Grady Vanidestine’s fourth-inning single and Michael Desjardins’ sixth-inning double have been the one hits for Queen Metropolis.
Kaden Beloff took the loss.
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