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Pittsfield Babe Ruth Baseball Teams Move on to Bracket Play at Regionals
10:27PM / Sunday, July 24, 2022
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WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-olds Sunday beat Vermont state champion Lyndon, 8-1, to advance to bracket play at the New England Regional Championship.
 
The win gave Pittsfield a 1-1 record in pool play and sent it to Tuesday morning's game at Billy Bullens Field against Warwick, R.I.
 
The winner of that game moves on to Tuesday's semi-final against Eastern Massachusetts champion Norfolk.
 

15-Year-Old Tournament

 
KEENE, N.H. -- The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15-year-olds were edged by Vermont champion Three Corners, 4-3, on Sunday, but it still advanced to bracket play at the New England regional Championship.
 
With a record of 1-2 in pool play, Pittsfield earned a date on Monday against Waterford, Conn.
 
The winner of Monday's game moves on to a Tuesday morning regional semi-final against Eastern Massachusetts champion Lynn.
 

13-Year-Old Tournament

 
TRUMBULL, Conn. -- Jackson Almeida hit a pair of triples and drove in six runs Sunday to lead the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 13s to a 17-10 win over Trumbull in their pool play finale.
 
After going 3-0 in Pool A, Pittsfield secured a bye into the semi-finals of the New England Regional Championship.
 
On Tuesday, it will host the winner of one of Monday's quarter-finals.
 
On Sunday night, Pittsfield jumped out to an 8-2 lead in the top of the fifth, but Trumbull came roaring back with five runs in the bottom of the inning.
 
It was not until a five-run seventh that Pittsfield got some breathing room again.
 
Morre Fried went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and Boo Socie doubled twice in a 16-hit attack.
 
Pittsfield used four pitchers. Cam Hillard struck out three in two scoreless innings.
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