The Nashua Cal Ripken Baseball League season has been underway and here are some recent results:
NATIONALS 15, ROCKIES 7
The Nationals started off with big hits with strong pitching by both sides from Romeo Dominguez, Dylan Gilmartin and Leo Desfosses (Rockies) to name a few. Nationals pulled ahead to seal the deal.
NATIONALS 11, GIANTS 4
Mia Johnston (Nationals), Zach Henderson(Nationals), Anthony Frink (Giants) and Matthew Knisell (Giants) led their teams with some great pitching but in the end the Nationals bats were the decising factor.
DIAMONDBACKS 14, PHILLIES 10
D’Back Zach Jones was the winning pitcher, with five strikeouts and no earned runs allowed.
Aiden ODonoghue led the offense with three hits, while Gavin Suchecki, Brayden Ouellet, Colton Vreeland, Zander Kalloger, and Kathink Suresh each had hits while Nathan Cast solid behind the plate.
The Phillies’ Brooke Berger pitched well and contributed offensively.
DIAMONDBACKS 19, ROYALS 4
D’backs slugger Zander Kalloger smacked two home runs and drove in seven. Brayden Ouellet and Cam Flanders each had three hits, while pitcher Nolan Sullivan retired the last nine batters he faced. Also, Kartish Suresh had two hits.
The Royals Were led by Jordyn Rodriquez and Ted Smiley, and Aiden Pimentel had a hit and played well defensively for the D’backs
ATHLETICS 11, GIANTS 10
The A’s Marcus Conti notched his first career win while striking out six. Owen Forcier led the A’s offense with two hits, including a homer.
The Giants received great pitching from Johnny Graven who struck out four. Graven, Max Demers, Will Stanley and Jack Ninteau each had two hits a piece for the Giants.
PHILLIES 25, RED SOX 8
The Phillies won with runs scored from Will McKenney (four), C.J. Burge (three), Rick Nunez (three), Jesse Sakellarios (three), Sean Hall and Cameron Smith (two runs each) after Cooper Vaillancourt pitched two strong innings of relief.
Kelvin Agyeman had a big double for the Sox.
ATHLETICS 11, DIAMONDBACKS 7
Chance Unthank pitched five innings while striking out nine, while Owen Forcier led the A’s offensive attack with two homers, including a grand slam.
The A’s also received two hits each from Andrew Thibeault and Alexandra Cookson.
Brayden Ouellet was solid in relief for the D-Backs, and Zander Kalloger homered.
DIAMONDBACKS 14, GIANTS 10
Cam Flanders had five hits, including a two-run homer for the D-Backs, while Zander Kalloger homered and Zach Jones (three hits) and Nolan Sullivan (two hits) helped out. Jones also pitched, striking out six.
The Giants were led by Johnny Graven (three hits), and Max Eemers and Jack Ninteay with three runs each.
There were also hits by Brayden Ouellette, AdenPimentel,AidenOdonoghue, and MylesMcKenney, who also played well defensively.
RUNNING SERIES IN MAY
Healthy Kids Running Series, a five week running program sponsored by St. Joseph Hospital that will be held locally in the spring and fall for youths ages 2-14, will take place on Sundays at 3 p.m. at Lincoln Park in Nashua.
The spring program is underway and runs through June 20.
This spring the program has have added a high school division. The program offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, 75 yard dash, quarter mile, half mile, one mile, and this year the two mile.
Kids compete each week for a chance to earn points. At the end of week five, the runners with the most points will receive trophies. All participants receive a medal, a shirt, and race bibs.
There will be no race on Memorial Day weekend. For more information, including costs, go to the signup link at https://runsignup.com/Race/NH/Nashua/HealthyKidsRunningSeriesNashuaNH