|Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14s Blow Out Rhode Island at Regional|
|09:04PM / Saturday, July 23, 2022|
TRUMBULL, Conn. – Jackson Almeida went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and five RBIs Saturday to lead the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 13-year-old All-Stars to a 15-0, four-inning win over North Providence-Smithfield, R.I., at the New England Regional Championships.
Morrie Fried continued to tear up the competition at the regional, going 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI in a 14-hit Pittsfield attack.
Fried also earned the win with three innings of work on the mound, striking out five and combining with Cam Hillard on a no-hitter.
Andrew Hammill and Luke Ferguson each doubled, and John John Mullen drove in a pair of runs.
Pittsfield improved to 2-0 in pool play. It finishes play in Pool A on Sunday evening against host Trumbull.
KEENE, N.H. – Eastern Mass champion Lynn edged Pittsfield, 6-5, in pool play on Saturday, dropping Pittsfield to 1-1.
On Sunday morning, Pittsfield faces Vermont state champion Three Corners in a battle of 1-1 teams to wrap up pool play.