Monday, May 23, 2011

Hamilton 9 Rockport 2

The Hamilton Generals took down the Townies by a score of 9-2 on a damp night at Evans Field in Rockport. Luke Painchaud pitched a complete game, 2-hit gem to earn the win. D. Osmond was charged with the loss.

The Generals struck first in the top of the first with an RBI double by Vitale that reached the right field trees. The Generals extended the lead to 7-0 through the top of the fifth inning. Maloney delivered a 2-run HR in the third. Ruggiero had a RBI single in the 5th that was followed by an O'Leary 3-run HR.

The Townies touched up Painchaud a bit in the bottom of the fifth. Emerson led of the bottom half with a solo HR. Later Junker scored on a fielder's choice. In the seventh the Generals added two more runs to complete the scoring. Painchaud finished the job to earn the complete game win. Emerson and Junker had the hits for the Townies. The Generals were led by Provost, Maloney, & Vitale who all had 2 hits apiece. The two teams meet again this Thursday at Patton Park but not before the Townies travel to Beverly tonight for their 3rd game in 3 days to start the season.