WESTERLY — The Westerly National 10-11 All-Stars stayed alive in the District 3 Little League baseball tournament Wednesday with a 6-4 come-from-behind victory over South Kingstown National.
Westerly trailed 4-0 until scoring three runs in the top of the fourth inning. Westerly National took the lead for good with three runs in the fifth inning.
Christopher Banner was the winning pitcher, pitching the last three innings in relief, striking out four.
Westerly banged out nine hits, paced by Lincoln Chagnon’s double and single and Devin Kazarian’s two singles.
Jackson Shaffer and Zach Beckler each doubled in the win. Phil Pederson, Banner, and Jared Keszinyki each added singles.
Westerly advances in the double-elimination tournament and will play Sunday at 1 p.m. against Chariho. The site of the game has not been finalized.
Coventry National......... 5
COVENTRY — Chariho’s Ryan Snow hit two home runs and was the winning pitcher in a District 3 Little League losers’ bracket tournament game Wednesday night.
Snow hit a three-run homer in the second inning and a solo shot in the fourth. Both homers went over the left field fence. He pitched 3-1⁄3 innings and struck out five to earn the win. He also singled.
Justin Giles doubled twice and singled. Luke Gentile, Cameron Blanchard and Tyler Guevermont contributed two singles each. Matt Palmer and John Pellegrino both singled.
Chariho led 7-5 after three innings. Guevermont pitched the final 2-1⁄3 innings to earn the save.
Chariho plays Westerly on Sunday at 1 p.m. The site of the game has not been finalized.
Exeter-W. Greenwich.... 2
Chariho Seniors............. 1
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Tyler Lynch outdueled Chariho’s Darin Thibeault in a classic pitcher’s dual as Exeter-West Greenwich won its District 3 tournament opener for 15- to 16-year olds Wednesday.
Lynch allowed just three hits in a complete-game effort. Thibeault, who played shortstop for Chariho High, allowed just three hits and struck out seven before being relieved with the score tied at 1-1 in the seventh inning. EWG took the lead on a home run in the seventh off a Chariho reliever.
Rich Guimar hit an RBI single, and Dustin Jarrett and Brian Apice each singled for Chariho.
Chariho plays Sunday at South Kingstown at 5:30 p.m.
Groton 11-12................... 9
PAWCATUCK — Groton rallied from a 4-0 deficit with five runs in the bottom of the third and added four runs in the fourth inning en route to a District 10 Little League Pool B victory Wednesday over Pawcatuck/North Stonington.
Groton improved to 2-1. Pawcatuck, 1-2, will host East Lyme 5:30 p.m. today as pool play continues.
Peter Fernholz singled twice, Jake Verbridge hit a two-run single.
Rhys Hammond doubled for Pawcatuck/North Stonington.
Mystic 9-10s.................... 14
NEW LONDON — Jason Erb and Colin Anderson combined to pitch a one-hitter to help Mystic’s 9-10 All-Stars shut out Pawcatuck/North Stonington, Tuesday.
Mystic earned a berth to the District 10 baseball championship best-of-three series starting Saturday against Waterford at a site to be announced.
Erb contributed two hits and two RBIs offensively. Cam McGugan had two hits and three RBIs.
Nick Carney had two hits, and Alex Delcampo and Timmy Lynch each drove in two runs for Mystic.
EAST LYME — Pawcatuck/North Stonington’s 10-11 All-Stars dropped to 1-1 in the District 10 Little League baseball tournament after Tuesday’s loss.
Details from the game were not reported.
The team plays again on Saturday at East Lyme at 7:30 p.m.
They take on unbeaten East Lyme (2-0).
Lyme/Old Lyme............... 9
EAST LYME — Mystic dropped to 0-2 in the District 3 Little League tournament after Tuesday’s setback.
Details from the game were not reported.
Mystic plays New London on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Mystic 11-12s................... 24
WATERFORD — The Groton/Mystic Little League All-Stars had no trouble in their Division 3 Tournament opener, routing Glastonbury in a game called after 3½ innings because of the mercy rule Wednesday.
Division 3 features three teams: Mystic, Glastonbury and Madison.
The winner of the Division 3 double-elimination tournament advances to meet the Division 4 winner for a one-game sectional championship and berth to the state tournament.
Wednesday, Allison Georgetti struck out eight in four innings to get the win. Olivia Carney and Nora Ryan each collected three hits and four RBIs for Mystic, which plays Madison 6 p.m. today in Waterford. The winner advances to the Division 3 championship round 6 p.m. Sunday in Waterford.
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