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Greece eliminates Waterford Legion from Northeast Regional

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)

2022 American Legion Northeast Regional results

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