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Myers helps Simsbury American Legion season get off to a good start

Simsbury pitcher Peter Myers, who lives in Canton, helped the Simsbury American Legion baseball team beat Unionville Thursday.

Simsbury pitcher Pete Myers had nine strikeouts and didn’t allow a hit in six innings of work as the Simsbury American Legion baseball team opened the season with a 7-2 win over Unionville on  Thursday at Memorial Field.

Myers, the Canton native who played at the Master’s School in Simsbury this spring, is one of five Canton players on Simsbury’s roster this summer. Nate Fulham, Ryan Enns, Jake Schaetzel and Sam Beadle are also playing with Post 84.

Fulham was 2-for-3 with two RBI for Simsbury in the win over Unionville.

Simsbury is 3-1 after the first week of action in Zone 1. After beating Unionville in the opener, Post 84 dropped a 8-1 decision to Winsted before sweeping a doubleheader with Torrington on Sunday, 11-4 and 12-0 with 24 hits on the day.

Simsbury hosts Bristol on Wednesday at Memorial Field, travels to Wolcott on Thursday (June 15) and to Southington on Friday (June 16). Post 84 hosts a doubleheader with Southington next Sunday (June 18) beginning at 4 p.m.

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