Sunday, June 9, 2019

FHS baseball and softball teams win to advance in playoffs

Via HockomockSports, we share the results of the FHS sports playoff action on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Baseball = Super 8 = #4 Lowell, 1 @ #1 Franklin, 7 – Final
– Franklin junior Liam Dailey had one of his performances of his career, nearly going the distance to lead the Panthers to a win over Lowell in the elimination bracket of the Super 8, keeping his team’s season alive. Dailey pitched 8.2 innings, allowing one run on six hits and two walks while striking out eight. Franklin scored two runs in the second, once in the third, fourth, and sixth, and two more in the eighth. Scott Elliott had three hits, including a double, drove in two runs and scored twice while Jake Macchi was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a run, and an RBI for the Panthers. Franklin will look to extend its season when it takes on St. John’s Prep on Monday at Campanelli Stadium with a time to be determined.

Softball = D1 South = #11 Franklin, 9 @ #6 Braintree, 3 – Final
– Braintree cut the deficit to just one run in the sixth inning but Franklin put the game away with five runs in the top of the seventh to earn the upset on the road. The Panthers and Wamps each scored twice in the second but Franklin regained the lead by scoring once in each the third and fourth. Ally Shea had three hits and drove in two runs, Gabby Colace had a pair of hits and scored three runs, and Maggie Hobby had two hits, two RBI, and a run scored. Jackie Cherry had a strong performance in the circle, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out eight. Franklin will travel to #3 Bishop Feehan on Monday at 4:00.

For other results around the Hockomock League

Baseball = Super 8 updated bracket
Baseball = Super 8 updated bracket

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