Local roundup: McCann Tech baseball wins season opener


SHEFFIELD >> There were three baseball games on the Opening Day schedule, and only one got played. That turned out to be good news for McCann Tech.

Robert Matte III tossed a complete-game, four-hitter as McCann went on the road and beat Mount Everett 7-2.

It was a rough day for the Eagles, who committed nine errors. Six of the seven McCann runs were unearned.

"You have got to make plays," said Everett coach Jesse Carpenter. "It was a little bit ugly for us."

The Hornets did manage six hits in the game, and catcher Charlie Bohl had two of them. Everett starter Dan Litchfield took the loss.


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Robert Matle III and Charlie Bohl. Dan Litchfield (5), Nick Tomich (2) and Tim Robitaille. W— Matle III. L — Litchfield. 2B —Collin Racette.



TUCSON, ARIZ. >> Make it four wins in five games for the Ephs, and make it 1-0 for them in NESCAC.

Luke Rodino went the distance while Nathan Michalski was 4 for 5 and Jack Cloud went 3 for 3 with three runs batted in as the Ephs beat Middlebury 8-2 Friday in their conference opener.

Rodino scattered eight hits and walked two, while striking out eight.

The Ephs went on top with three runs on three hits in the top of the first inning. Cloud's two-run single was the key hit in the frame.

Adam Regensburg and Kellen Hathaway had two hits each as Williams pounded Middlebury starter Colby Morris and reliever Robert Erickson for 15 hits.

Williams (5-8, 1-0) and Middlebury (2-8, 0-1) will play a doubleheader today.


WILLIAMSTOWN >> Two Williams hockey players have been named to the New England Division II-III All-Star Team.

Zander Masucci and Michael Pinios will be honored at a dinner, April 13 in Saugus.

Masucci, the NESCAC player of the year, was a first-team All-Conference pick. Pinios was the NESCAC rookie of the year and a second-team selection. Pinios was the first Eph to ever be rookie of the year.


WILLIAMSTOWN >> Williams wrestler Brendon Seyfried was named to D3Wrestle.com's national All-Freshman team.

The freshman from Short Hills, N.J., was 19-13 in his inaugural campaign. He finished second in the NCAA Northeast Regional championships. He was the only NESCAC wrestler named to the All-Freshman team.


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