Legion Baseball Team Earns Back to Back Wins

– Allison Goldsberry

The Medford Post 45 baseball team won both of their games this weekend to improve their record to 12-3.

On Saturday Medford defeated Newton 3-1 on the road. The team was trailing Newton 1-0 heading into the seventh inning when a leadoff single from John Lavoie and a single from Tim Conroy put runners on first and second with no one out, according to Coach Ryan Kozul. Dave Center followed up with the game-winning two run double to the gap in right center and then fellow Mustang Dom Ramasci brought Center home to give the 45ers a two run lead.

Chris Hayes pitched a complete game, allowing only seven hits while striking out eight. The win improved his record to 2-1.

“Chris Hayes was outstanding on the mound. He worked out of a big bases loaded jam in the bottom of the seventh to secure the victory,” said Kozul.

On Sunday Medford earned a 7-4 home win over Natick. The team led 6-0 after two innings and was 7-1 heading into the seventh inning before Natick challenged with three more runs.

Mark Fusco was 3-4 with two doubles and two RBI’s. Lavoie had an RBI and two runs scored and Mike Pizzi contributed an RBI double.

Tim Conroy pitched a complete game, giving up five hits and striking out six. His record stands at 4-0.

Medford is on the road at Tyngsboro on Tuesday.

Chris Hayes

Mark Fusco

Mark Fusco

Dom Ramasci

Dom Ramasci

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