NORTH SMITHFIELD — Mike Fiore drove in four runs and the Westerly High baseball team won its fifth straight game, defeating winless North Smithfield, 14-2, in a Division II contest Monday.
Fiore (2 for 4) hit a three-run double with two outs in the fourth inning.Westerly (7-2, 7-2 Division II) scored six runs in the first inning. Matt Brissette (3 for 4) drove in a pair with a single in the inning.
Zack Beckler hit a two-run single in the fifth. Tom Algier finished 2 for 5 with a double and drove in a run. Algier is hitting .455.
The game ended in the sixth inning via the mercy rule.
Phil Pedersen (4-1) pitched the first five innings, earning the win. He struck out five and did not walk a batter.
North Smithfield dropped to 0-10, 0-10.
Westerly next travels to Mount Pleasant on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. game.
— Keith Kimberlin