by Rhode Island Connie Mack Baseball - 2021, 2021-07-24T16:35:38.000-07:00July 24 2021, at 04:35 PM PDT
Led by the five-hit pitching of Calvin Battersby, West Warwick defeated the Cranston Bulldogs, 8-1.
Battersby, who will be entering his senior year at WWHS, struck out eight batters in seven innings of work.
In the bottom of the second inning, West Warwick took a 2-0 lead when Brendan Griffin lined a two-run single to right-center to score Logan Dean (reached on an error) and Dom Carollo (bunt single).
Cranston cut the lead to 2-1 when C. Melise sinlged, stole second, advanced to third on an error and scored on a sacrifice fly by Kyle Palardy.
With the score 3-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning, WWCM scored five runs on three hits, two walks and one error to break the game open. Providing the key hits were Ty Condon (lead-off single), Kyle DaSilva (rbi double) and Dom Carollo (rbi single).