WESTERLY — JJ Sorensen doubled, stole two bases, scored twice and drove in two runs as White Fire Protection defeated the East Providence Marlins, 9-1, Thursday night for its 10th straight win.
WFP scored all the runs it would need in the first inning. Kaelan Rayner led off with a double and Sorensen singled him home.
Sorensen stole second, advanced to third on a passed ball and scored in a wild pitch.
Nate Cahoone contributed a two-run single in the seventh that scored Bryan Curran and Sorensen.
Curran had doubled earlier in the inning and Sorensen had walked.
Cahoone scored on a single by Ben Rice that gave WFP a 6-1 lead.
Rayner also walked three times and scored two runs. Andy Devereaux and Cahoone drove in two runs each.
Curran scored three runs and was the winning pitcher. He pitched five innings allowed two hits with five strikeouts.
WFP (11-2) travels to Tucker Field in Cumberland today to take on Dean’s Warehouse at 3 p.m. in another Rhode Island Independent Amateur League game.
STONINGTON — Ledyard-Pawcatuck scored six runs in the fifth inning and cruised to the victory Thursday night to sweep Norwich in a three-game series.
Kevin Knowles and Nate Storey started the fifth with singles. Knowles scored on a single by Jordan Kowalski and Storey came home on a Ryan Francis single.
Kowalski scored on a double by Troy Stefanski. Francis scored on a sacrifice fly by John Moody. Kavan Jakuba drove home Stefanski with a single. Jakuba scored on a sacrifice fly by Knowles.
LP (7-8, 6-8 Zone 6) added three more in the sixth. Sam Sabilia walked, Moody reached on an error and Jakuba walked to load the bses. Sabilia and Moody scored in wild pitches and Jakuba came home on a single by Knowles.
Brendey Gayowski allowed just one hit while striking out five for the win.
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NORWICH — Ledyard-Pawatuck moved into first place in the Zone 6 Junior Division with Thurday’s win at Moriarty Field.
Dylan Wilkinson tripled and doubled twice. Kale Gilbert also contributed a pair of single.
LP plays Niantic (7-3) today at 11 a.m. at East Lyme High.
L-P also beat Norwich 12-1 on Wednesday. Billy Keane pitched a three-hitter for the win. Branden Medina had three hits, while Sam Foster and Sam Donahue contributed two each.
The game ended in the sixth inning by the mercy rule.