Game Stories - Majors 70
Red Sox Hold Off Dodgers (May 7)
The Middlesex Surgical Associates Red Sox edged the Paula Russo Sughrue, RE Dodgers in a game highlighted by solid pitching and good defense for both teams. Declan Money, Jack Siciliano and Gannon Austin gave up only 3 hits while striking out 12. Gannon Austin fanned 6 while closing out the last 2 innings. For the Dodgers, Jihyun Kang, Henry Wassarman, Ava Lawlor and Blake Courtney allowed only 4 hits and shut the Red Sox down for the final 4 innings.
The Red Sox scored 4 in the second inning to jump to the lead. The Dodgers responded when Blake Courtney singled and went on to score in the bottom of the second. It became a one run game when Dodger slugger Patrick Gogolin singled to drive in Peter Sughrue and Henry Wassarman in the bottom of the fourth. Liam Poole also singled for the Dodgers. The Red Sox tried to extend the lead in the 5th with singles by Ty Minton and Gannon Austin. With 2 runners in scoring position, Dodger hurler Ava Lawlor ended the Sox scoring hopes by inducing a ground ball out to close the inning. David Strong and Kumar Maniappan chipped in singles in the Red Sox win.
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