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Blaze, Swat Earn County Titles
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10:25PM / Thursday, August 02, 2018
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The ACS Swat 10-year-old county champs.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- Rylee Paronto struck out eight to fire a one-hitter as the Berkshire Blaze 12-and-under travel softball team Thursday defeated Dalton, 7-2, to win the Berkshire County Championship.
 
Hannah Friedman, Leena Schettini, Amelia Lesure and Natalia Smith each had a pair of hits for the Blaze, who jumped out to a 5-0 lead after two innings and never looked back.
 
Casey Wilson doubled in a pair of runs for Dalton, which got four strikeouts and no walks from starting pitcher Casey Wilson.
 
Each team turned in some defensive gems.
 
For Dalton, Danny Barry caught a line drive to start a double play in the fifth.
 
Blaze catcher Schettini threw out a pair of runners on the basepaths.
 
And Paronto finished the game with a double play, catching a fly ball and firing to second to double off a runner.
 
The Blaze outhit Dalton, 10-1, in the win.
 
10-Year-Old Final
ADAMS, Mass. --  The ACS SWAT 10U team earned back-to-back championships in the Berkshire County Travel League with a 7-6 victory over Lenox.
 
In this back-and-forth contest where we saw Lenox jump out to a 6-3 lead, ACS SWAT used a fifth-inning, four-run rally to get back on top.  Leading the way offensively for SWAT was Ashlyn Lesure (3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs) Emily Raschdorf (1-for-3 with two RBIs) and Maggie Wohrle (2-for-3 with an RBI). 
 
The winning pitcher was Nora Moser, who started and returned to close the game, going 5 1/3 innings while recording 12 strikeouts.  Moser also teamed up with catcher Maryn Cappiello and shortstop Ashlyn Lesure for a “strike ‘em out, throw ‘em out” double play to end the third.
 
For Lenox, Grace Julieano and Bella Miller with a pair of hits to lead the offense.

 

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