LONGMEADOW >> Pittsfield Post 68 finished its eighth game in seven days with a 3-1 road loss to Longmeadow on Monday.

The game did not start well for Post 68, as starter Ethan Forfa left after one inning with a tired arm. He allowed one run. Ross Omelenchuck and Michael Hurley pitched the remaining five innings.

Longmeadow starter Justin Feldman did a good job of mixing pitches and keeping Post 68 off balance. He allowed only four hits and struck out three.

Pittsfield's lone run came in the seventh. Izaiya Mestre drew a walk. Patrick Colvin singled and Matt Stracuzzi drew a walk to load the bases. Abdiel Cotto's fly out allowed Mestre a tag up and score, but that was all the visitors could muster. Matt Koperniak led Pittsfield with two hits. Nate Irwin had two hits and two RBI for Longmeadow.


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Ethan Forfa (1), Ross Omelenchuck (2 1/3), Michael Hurley (2 2/3) and Matt Schneider. Justin Feldman and Criag Conklin. W — Feldman. L — Omelenchuck .