Sharp pitching in Albion Midget League

Staff Reports Posted 31 May 2016 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – Damian Lattimer delivers a pitch for Carlton.

Carlton, Barre and Sandstone all got strong pitching performances in earning Albion Midget League baseball victories last week.

Carlton’s Damian Lattimer registered 16 strikeouts in a 14-2 win over St. Mary’s. Nate Olmstead led the offense with a grand slam home run.

Christian Swiercznski had a two-run single for St. Mary’s.

Barre pitcher Zander Meakin had 14 strikeouts in notching a 5-0 victory over Sandstone. Tyler Gibson drove in all the runs with a three-run homer and a two-run double.

Sandstone hurler Zach Colacecchi notched 15 strikeouts in earning a 5-1 win over Rotary. Nick Martino had a home run and Kyle Sidari a triple to spark the offense.

In the other reported game, Vets led St. Mary’s 11-10 after five innings when darkness halted play. The contest is expected to be completed when the teams meet again.