July 9, 2022 7:47 pm | by Barrett Hodgson
The Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox traveled to Spillane Field to take on the Wareham Gatemen on Saturday, July 9th. Wareham entered the game on a three-game winning streak and lost 4-2.
Wareham got on the board early in the bottom of the 1st inning. Chase Davis (Arizona) reached on an error to start the inning and was then moved over to third on a Hogan Windish (UNC Greensboro) double. They both scored on Max Anderson’s (Nebraska) two RBI single to right, giving the Gatemen took a 2-0 lead.
The Red Sox scored their first run in the top of the 3rd inning to cut the Wareham lead in half. Homer Bush Jr. (Grand Canyon) singled to right and stole second base to get into scoring position. Luke Shliger (Maryland) roped an RBI single that scored Bush Jr. to make it 2-1.
Yarmouth-Dennis tied things up at two a piece in the top of the 6th inning. Caden Connor (Cal St. Fullerton) reached on an error and advanced to second and third on a pair of singles by Cole Carrigg (San Diego St.) and Jack Costello (San Diego). Connor then scored on an RBI walk by Jordan Thompson (Louisiana St.) to tie things at 2-2.
The Red Sox struck again in the top of the 7th inning, scoring another run. Pascanel Ferreras (Western Carolina) walked and moved over to second on a pinch-hit single by Chase Meidroth (San Diego). They both advanced a base on a bunt and then Ferreras scored on an RBI fielder’s choice by Connor, giving Y-D their first lead of the night, 3-2.
Y-D’s lead grew more in the top half of the 8th inning. Michael Boeve (Nebraska) roped a gap shot double into right centerfield and advanced to third on a Costello single. Thompson then laced an RBI single to score Boeve and push the Red Sox lead to 4-2.
Wareham’s winning streak comes to an end as they prepare to travel to Guv Fuller Field to take on the Falmouth Commodores on Sunday, July 10th.