Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

June 27, 2013

Legion baseball stays hot


The Andover Townsman

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Andrew Deloury notched three hits and drove in three runs as Andover Legion downed North Andover 6-3 on Sunday. Burton Deady and Jack Cox each added two hits for the winners.

Reid Bryant picked up the victory, working four innings of relief while Cox picked up the save with 2 1/3 innings out of the bullpen.

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Northeastern-bound fireballer Dustin Hunt allowed just two hits and no earned runs over six innings as Post 8 bested Peabody 4-3 last Thursday, June 20. Jack Cox led the offense with three hits and an RBI, Andrew Bruno added two hits and scored a run and Burton Deady and Mike Calabro each added an RBI for the winners.

Reid Bryant pitched two shutout innings, allowing just a single hit to pick up the victory.

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Ben Murphy struck out a whopping 15 batters and allowed just two hits over eight innings and Alec Livingston pitched the final five, allowed just two hits and no earned runs, but Andover Legion fell to Gloucester 2-1 in a crazy 13-inning battle on Friday, June 21.

Jack Cox gave Andover the lead in the top of the 13th, singling home Mike Calabro, who had led off the inning with a walk. Andrew Bruno and Andrew Deloury each had two hits for Post 8.

Boys Hoops for Hope

David Giribaldi scored 21 points to lead Andover past Lowell 60-48 and added 12 points in a 43-34 win over St. John’s Prep in Danvers on Friday, June 21.

Girls Hoops for Hope

Despite a game-high 14 points for Colleen Caveney, Andover fell to Billerica 47-35 last Thursday, June 20.