With a dominating win Monday night over Rhode Island, the Goffstown, New Hampshire Little League team improved to 3-0 in East Region play.
The squad capitalized on a five-run second inning en route to an 8-0 win over Rhode Island on Monday night.
Ryan Hall only had one hit for New Hampshire, but the second baseman still came up big with three RBIs. First baseman Cameron Bond also had two RBIs for New Hampshire.
Starter Colby St. Pierre earned the win, allowing no runs on four hits and four walks. He struck out five in five innings of work. Dakota Mulcay struck out two in the sixth to close the game out.
New Hampshire improves to 3-0 in the region, while Rhode Island’s representative, Cumberland America, falls to 1-1.
Massachusetts 17, Vermont 1 (Four Innings)
Massachusetts got its first win in region play with a convincing 17-1 victory over Vermont. The Andover, Mass., squad was led by Michael Reilly and Sam Conte, who each slugged home runs in the win. Reilly also led the offense with six RBIs.
The game was called after four innings. Vermont’s representative, Barre Community, fell to 0-3.
Connecticut 10, Maine 1
Connecticut proved that they could compete with New Hampshire for a run at the region championship. The Fairfield, Conn., Little League team defeated the representative from Maine, Yarmouth, 10-1 Monday.
Connor Lynch led the way for Connecticut with three RBIs. Jack Oricoli, Grant Carnemark and Jon Annuzzi each homered in the win.
Brendan Layne got the victory for Connecticut, allowing four hits over three-plus innings. The win improved Connecticut to 2-1, while Maine dropped to 1-2.