WORCESTER, Mass., August 5, 2022 – Catcher Connor Sackett was 3-for-3 with a double while teammate James Capellupo was 3-for-4 with a double and one RBI to lead the Greece, N.Y. American Legion baseball team to a 5-2 win over Waterford at the Northeast Regional Friday morning at Fitton Field.
With the win, Greece (25-3) eliminated Waterford from the double-elimination tournament.
Greece pitcher Troy McPherson went the distance on the mound, scattering six hits, striking out nine and walking just one.
Waterford (27-7) was led by Preston Tabor, who hit a solo home run in the sixth inning and Brian Ingraham, who had a RBI single in the seventh inning.
Greece, N.Y. 5, Waterford 2
At Worcester, Mass.
Greece NY (25-3) 101 200 1 — 5-13-0
Waterford (27-7) 000 001 1 — 2-6-1
Troy McPherson and Connor Sackett; Aiden Whitten, Matt Reilly (4), Evan McCue (5) and Ken Miller; WP: McPherson; LP: Whitten; 2B: Connor Sackett (G), James Capellupo (G), Matt Salina (G); HR: Preston Tabor (W)