Lebanon Juniors Rout New London
New London — Riding a six-run first innings behind the complete-game pitching of Cam Broughton, Lebanon Post 22’s junior team rolled to a 13-1 American Legion baseball win over New London Post 40 in a mercy-ruled contest yesterday at Colby-Sawyer College.
Tanner Simms, Ben Robinson and Noah Mayes all scored twice for Lebanon in a game stopped after five innings. Simms singled twice and doubles, Robinson walked three times and Mayes singles and drew two free passes.
Broughton did his part on the mound, allowing eight hits but just the one run with two strikeouts and two walks. Lebanon batters delivered 10 hits in support.
The juniors host Keene and Hartford for non-league games tomorrow and Wednesday, returning to league action with a doubleheader at Meredith Post 33 on Saturday.
Manchester 7, Lebanon 4
Lebanon — A four-run second inning wasn’t enough for Lebanon’s senior unit, which surrendered four runs in the seventh in a loss to Post 79 at Lebanon High School.
Down 1-0, Post 22 (0-5) used a pair of Manchester errors to get its only lead of teh game. Cam Blewitt reached on a Post 79 miscue, scoring on a Joe Cravero double. Walks to Dalton Campbell and Nick Bailey loaded the bases for Cyrus Rothwell-Ferraris, who drove in two with a single. A hit batsman and a bases-loaded walk gifted Lebanon its fourth run.
But it was all visitors after that. Manchester used three hits and two walks against Blewitt to score twice in the third, then rode two Lebanon errors to score four unearned runs off reliever Josh Weiss in the seventh.
Jordy Levin threw 21∕3 innings of scoreless relief to give Lebanon a late chance. Cravero accounted for three of Post 22’s five hits, including two doubles.
Post 22 visits Goffstown on Wednesday.
Post 13 Sweeps South Royalton
South Royalton — Bennington Post 13 swept a Vermont Legion doubleheader from South Royalton 51 yesterday by scores of 17-0 and 17-7.
Post 51 (1-3) managed just Leif Johnson hit in the five-inning opener, but found itself in position to win the nightcap with a 7-5 lead in the sixth. That’s when Bennington took advantage of seven hits, four walks and three hit batters to pull away late. Jacob Sprague had two hits in the second game and joined Nathan Moore, Tanner Pratt and Leland Goodenough in the RBI department.
South Royalton visits Hartford Post 26 tonight.
Touchline V 5, Pembroke V 1
Pembroke, n.h. — Norwich-based Touchline (4-2) rolled to a New Hampshire Soccer Conference win behind a one-goal, one-assist performance from Robbie Murdza.
Jake Acker, Will Smith, Konrad Mitchell and Arturo Johnson also tallied for Touchline. Sander Macauley and Josh Wallace each posted assists, and Connor Edson recorded seven saves.
Touchline visits Claremont V tonight.
Lebanon Central Supply 5
Hartford Juniors 1
Meriden — The hosts scored four second-half goals to pull away in an NHSC Division IV matchup of undefeated teams.
Tanner Singleton posted a hat trick for Lebanon, which also received a tally from Duncan Craig as well as a Hartford own goal. Conner Skehan struck for the visitors’ sole conversion past goalie Miguel Hernandez (six saves).
Central Supply hosts Claremont in a 6:30 p.m. matchup on Wednesday, right after Lebanon-Mak’s Division V contest with Claremont at 5 p.m.
Mak’s attempt at a home match with Windsor last night was abandoned in the 28th minute because of lightning with the contest scoreless. The teams will attempt to complete the game later this summer.
Pembroke IV 4, Touchline Boys SC 2
Pembroke, n.h. — Pembroke (4-0-1) scored twice in the second half to break a 2-2 tie and hand Touchline (0-2) the loss.
Avery Kravitz set up both Touchline goals in the first half, feeding Jonas Taenzer and Dan Hazlett goals. Netminder Connor Edson stopped two penalty kicks, but Pembroke scored off a rebound on the second to go ahead to stay.
Touchline hosts Kearsarge-Sunapee IV tonight.