Thursday, June 12, 2014
Cherry Valley Walks Off With Victory Over East Side
Leicester, MA --- Ryan Fahey came off the bench to hit 2-for-2 including a two-run walk off single as Cherry Valley (Leicester Post
443) topped East Side Post 201, 5-4, on Thursday night at Rochdale Park in a Massachusetts American Legion Baseball Zone 4
Sean Murphy, Nate Frederick, Matt Kachadoorian and PJ Barry all had a hit for East Side as Murphy also drove in a pair and T.J.
Camoreyt scored twice. Pat Gallagher was tagged with the loss as he shared time on the mound with Erik Lacaire, Nick Cardillo
and Steve Albert.
Chris Daniels (2-for-3) also had a pair of hits for Cherry Valley and added two runs scored. Dennis Sneade struck out seven in the
first five innings before yielding to Ryan McKay. Connor Scully finished the game and picked up the win.
Frederick sent a single up the middle to drive in Camoreyt to give the Raiders a 1-0 lead in the third. Daniels answered for Cherry
Valley with an RBI double in the bottom of the inning. He later scored on an infield miscue along with Fran Baldino as the hosts
claimed a 3-1 advantage after three.
East Side regained the lead in the sixth as Murphy sent a 2-RBI double to center field and Lacaire lifted a sacrifice fly to left.
Post 443 loaded the bases with one out to set the stage for Fahey's heroics.
Post 201 is off until Saturday when it hosts Main South for a 5pm doubleheader at The Lake. Cherry Valley hosts Grafton Hill at 11am,
also on Saturday.