BERLIN, June 23 – The Berlin American Legion baseball team took advantage of their opportunities to sweep a Zone 1 doubleheader from Avon on Sunday at Sage Park.
Berlin (6-2, 6-2 Zone 1) had just three hits in the opener but took advantage of four Avon errors and 13 walks to win 12-2 in six innings. Post 68 made five errors and gave up four unearned runs in a 6-0 loss in the second game.
Berlin’s Daniel Veleas was 1-for-3 with two RBI for Post 68 in the opening game victory. In game two, catcher Ryan Hyde was 2-for-3 with two RBI while Mike Giove was 2-for-3 for Post 68.
Avon’s Max Raha extended his season-opening hitting streak to 12 games with hits in both games. In the first game, Angus and Tyler Nyberg each had a single and one RBI. In game two, Daniel O’Brien led Post 201 with a 3-for-3 performance while Matt Leopold was 2-for-2.
The two teams complete their three-game series on Monday when Avon hosts Berlin at 5:30 p.m., at Buckingham Field.
Berlin 12, Avon 2 (6)
Avon (4-7) 000 110 — 2-5-4
Berlin (5-2) 060 051 — 12-3-1
Millian Jain, Max Raha (5) and Zach Coleman; Cam Murphy, Mark Addamo and Ryan Hyde; WP: Murphy; LP: Jain (0-2)
Berlin 6, Avon 0
Avon (4-8) 000 000 0 — 0-7-5
Berlin (6-2) 031 101 x — 6-8-0
Ben Angus and Zach Coleman; Nicholas Melville, Daniel Veleas (4) and Ryan Hyde; WP: Melville; LP: Angus (1-2); Save: Veleas