Local Roundup: Team Cape Cod baseball holds on against Sandwich
EAST SANDWICH - The Sandwich pitchers held Team Cape Cod to just five hits, but TCC scored five runs in the first and held on for a 5-2 win in the Senior Babe Ruth opener for both in East Sandwich on Thursday.
Nick Carr had a pair of Team Cape Cod’s hits, while Griffin McDermott had a hit and scored a run in the first and Justin Lukas and Jordan Leandre added one hit each.
Tyler Earle keyed a two-run sixth for Sandwich with an RBI single and Aidan Hatton pitched three innings of one-hit, shutout relief, but Team Cape Cod held on for the win.
Lefthander Noah Wahlers allowed two runs on three hits and two walks, striking out five through the first six innings for Team Cape Cod, before Lukas struck out the side in the seventh for the save.
Lower Cape 3, Dawgs 2: Joe Cottle pitched a complete-game three hitter with nine strikeouts as Lower Cape won its season opener in Senior Babe Ruth action at Whitehouse Field in Harwich.
Sean Gould, who had two hits for Lower Cape, led off the bottom of the sixth with a double and scored the go-ahead run on a base hit by JP Dysart.
The Dawgs scored twice in the first inning, the first on a double steal and the second on an error. Cottle then allowed just one hit over the next six innings.
Lower Cape tied it in the third when Logan Routhier and Danny Griffin hit into fielder’s choices.
Matt Klett and Andrew Nordman scored the runs for the Dawgs.
Mashpee edges Barnstable 1-0
Helena Weare’s first half goal proved the lone tally of the game, as Mashpee edged Barnstable, 1-0, in Cape Cod Women’s Soccer League play at Cape Cod Academy in Osterville on Thursday.
Weare scored off a corner kick in the first half, as Hailey Whelan was also strong for Mashpee (1-1). It was the season opener for Barnstable.
Sandwich 1, Falmouth 0: Lindsey Stewart scored off a deflected corner kick with two minutes to play as Sandwich improved to 2-0 on the young season at Sandwich Water District Fields.
Paige Wilcox played the corner kick into the box to set up the winning goal.
Falmouth (0-2) got strong defense form Erin Boudreau, Cali Pfleger and Tess McCabe while Camaren Meyers was key in net. Brittany Carlson had the best opportunity for Falmouth, on a first half free kick that was tipped away by the Sandwich goalie.